Atari’s Backyard Sports Sandlot Sluggers

Yesterday my kids and I went to the launch of Atari’s new game offering called Sandlot Sluggers.  We celebrated the upcoming release of this new action-packed baseball game with other bloggers and journalists in New York City hosted by Rolemommy.com and Atari.

The games come in either Xbox, Wii or DS format.  Sandlot Sluggers, based on one of the best selling kids’ sports video game series, allows players to join their favorite neighborhood friends and play ball in fun and exciting arcade style sports action.

Sandlot Sluggers is the next evolution of Backyard Sports Games.  It’s got non-stop action, multi player tournaments, season mode, quick play, an all new story mode setting, comic scenarios, power-ups and great visuals that bring the game to life.

Atari is launching this new product on May 25th.  My kids think it’s great, a step up over any baseball game that we had for their Nintendo products.  The Wii game is also very good exercise, as it’s a very physical game whether one’s up at bat or pitching the ball.  My son was fixated on the DS game during the party and he certainly received guidance from the kind people at Atari.

Allowing kids to follow traditional baseball rules, Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers is an intuitive game with kid-appropriate content that combines realism with fantasy while being non-violent. Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers will be available for Xbox 360 ($29.99), Wii ($29.99), and Nintendo DS ($29.99).

Disclosure: These games have been provided to me, free of charge, with no requirement or agreement of review requested in turn.

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