Thanks to the casual game asplosion, publishers are racing to put every possible leisure activity into Wii form. Our first page of Trailer Trash deals with a few egregious examples of activities that are more fun (and cheaper) in real life than on Wii.
Attention lazy dads! Are you sick and tired of interacting with your whiny children? You can’t go back in time and get a vasectomy, but you can buy Let’s Catch for the little assholes. That ought to shut them the hell up and buy you 5 minutes of peace and quiet (that is, until the little shitheads throw a Wii-mote through your new TV.)
Cost of a ball: $5
Reel Fishing Challenge
If the music doesn’t put you into a coma, the gameplay will. And check out the way the line realistically clips through the fish as it struggles to break free. Excuse me, I have to go pour some molten lead down my pants to see if I’m still alive.
Cost of a fishing pole: $20
We Cheer 2
Thanks for ruining a perfectly good 80s hit with cheerleading pre-teens whose repulsive smiles are equal parts MSG and saccharine.
Cost of pompoms: $2/ea
Next page: Movie (and TV) games always suck, no matter what Jerry Bruckheimer says