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Radio Helicopter on Wii

Radio Helicopter Screen Shots

Radio Helicopter is a Racing game available on the Wii.

Radio Helicopter is a Racing game. Racing games, although sometimes seen as a sporting sub category, are a well established video game genre in their own right.


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Family Gamer review Tue, 11 Sep 2007

Visiting reviewer Daran continues his mission to train his four year old into a fully fledged gaming partner. Radio Helicopter on Wii proves to be.

Although a bit wary of Radio Helicopter, my previous experiences of radio helicopter control had involved a five second flight, followed by a hasty fall to the ground, it was with mild excitement and expectation that my daughter (4) and I inserted the disc into the wii. The intro sequence was pleasant, although containing music on a par with Super Mario 3 which was released in 1988. A sign of things to come?
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Family Gamer review Tue, 11 Sep 2007

The promised gameplay picturing a little boy flying a plane around his room by simply holding the Wii-mote between finger and thumb was a compelling story for the Wii. But unfortunately the likes of Wing Island failed to deliver the experience at the Wii's launch. Radio Helicopter targets this same territory, although here you are holding an imaginary Helicopter rather than Bi-Plane.

The Wii's motion controls are used to good effect in order to simulate helicopter movement. This is both realistic and smooth. The Wii-mote is used to apply forward, backward and tilting movements, whilst buttons perform specific tasks (such as lowering hooks and firing rockets). These fine balanced controls add a great sense of realism to the action.
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