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AMF Bowling: Pinbusters! (Wii)

AMF Bowling: Pinbusters! (Wii)
alaScore 68

33 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the gameplay and graphics, whereas some have doubts about the story.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo Wii Games the AMF Bowling: Pinbusters! (Wii) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 68/100 = Good quality.

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AMF Bowling Pinbusters! (Wii)

 

User Rating: 1.0/5 from 3 users; horrible! STAY AWAY! Pros: you can choose different venues to play including vegas, sports bar, malaysia, western theme, etc.;

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AMF Bowling: Pinbusters!

 

This belongs in the gutter

Swinging the Wiimote ; Hilarious" dialogue ; Not full price

Horrid ball physics ; Obnoxious characters ; No replay value

You’d think that having a game dedicated to the sport of ten-pin bowling would give plenty of opportunity for a decent career mode, unlockable lanes and characters. At the very least, scores of minigames. No such luck here. That you’re treated to the...

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AMF Bowling: Pinbusters!

 

The first dedicated bowling game on Wii draws its inspiration from Wii Sports, featuring full motion-based controls for throwing the ball. Three play options include Bowl Now, Practice Mode, and Tournament Mode. The latter supports up to eight characters

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AMF Bowling: Pinbusters

 

Do you need a reason to play Wii Sports again? Probably not because Wii Sports is one of the best games the Wii has right now. Mud Duck Productions thought it would be great to release a bowling game that we had to pay for? Should you add this bowling...

Here is another Wii game you should avoid. The gameplay is worse than the perfect Wii Sports bowling game. I never got into this game too much and thankfully it won?t be staying in my collection. Pinbusters is a good game though to piss off a buddy of...

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Wii bowling is still the best bowling game out there

 

I received the game today and my first impression is not favorable. To start, there is no choice between left- and right handed playing, even Wii bowling had that basic feature. The ball physics appear to be odd - it is like the ball is changing...

Different lanes

poor physics and sound effects

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horrible! STAY AWAY!

 

stick with the bowling that came with your Wii. save yourself the $ and the agony! i can't belive AMF has their name attached to this! campy game; stilted game play; had to bowl sideways to avoid a gutterball. charaters are in the line of sight to lane...

you can choose different venues to play including vegas, sports bar, malaysia, western theme, etc

difficult to control ball, poor characters who repeat themselves, stilted play, no substance

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AMF Bowling Pinbusters!- Wii

 

1) WII has WII people, I'm forced to use characters created by mud duck 2) I cannot start to bowl but must be ready when the character is ready 3) Can't see the alley as the character I'm bowling for is blocking view 4) I do not ... Expand full review

I received it as a "gift" (booby prize) so it cost me nothing

Extremely difficult to figure out how to use. VERY bad instructions. No realistic options

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horrible! STAY AWAY!

 

stick with the bowling that came with your Wii. save yourself the $ and the agony! i can't belive AMF has their name attached to this! campy game; stilted game play; had to bowl sideways to avoid a gutterball. charaters are in the line of sight to lane...

you can choose different venues to play including vegas, sports bar, malaysia, western theme, etc

difficult to control ball, poor characters who repeat themselves, stilted play, no substance

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Mud Duck should be paying me to "play" this "game"

 

1) WII has WII people, I'm forced to use characters created by mud duck 2) I cannot start to bowl but must be ready when the character is ready 3) Can't see the alley as the character I'm bowling for is blocking view 4) I do not initiate the approach,...

I received it as a "gift" (booby prize) so it cost me nothing

Extremely difficult to figure out how to use. VERY bad instructions. No realistic options

Consumer review by:

Wii bowling is still the best bowling game out there

 

I received the game today and my first impression is not favorable. To start, there is no choice between left- and right handed playing, even Wii bowling had that basic feature. The ball physics appear to be odd - it is like the ball is changing...

Different lanes

poor physics and sound effects

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