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Windjammers

Rating Summary

Based on 50 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

66%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 29, 2017
PlayStation VitaAug 29, 2017

Developer: DotEmu

Genres: Fighting, Sports

The most entertaining sports game ever made returns on PS4 with brand-new features! Sharpen your throwing and sliding skills and become the world’s best player! Incredibly fun and intensely addictive, Windjammers is the adrenaline rush you’re looking for! 5 game modes: ARCADE, INFINITE, LOCAL VERSUS, ONLINE QUICK MATCH, & RANKED MATCH Online Versus: for the first time ever, face other players worldwide in ranked matches and compete in the top leagues! 6 unique characters with their own special skills and super throws 6 playable environments, from sunny beach to crowded stadium 2 unlockable mini-games: Dog Distance & Bowling New HD menus Originally released on the NEOGEO arcade system, Windjammers perfectly blends sports and fighting games. Sharpen your throwing and sliding skills, use the best techniques to defeat your opponents, and become the world’s best player !

Windjammers Reviews

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A 90s arcade masterpiece gets the home port it deserves.

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If you can get friends interested, though, Windjammers makes for an almost no-brainer local purchase. The intensity of the gameplay and sheer attitude the game exhibits is truly a joy. I do wish the Vita version had ad-hoc multiplayer, but since this is a cross-buy title, you'll have access to the better realized PS4 version regardless of which console you buy this on.

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Faithful conversion of a game that hasn't old one bit. There's not much new to see and we've had some problems with the online mode, but it's so freaking fun that it's impossible not to recommend Windjammers to anyone who just want to have a good time.

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TheSixthAxis

TSA Staff
9 / 10
TheSixthAxis

We often forget the fun that can be had when you sit down with your friends and battle it out over a few games. Windjammers serves as a reminder you don't have to make games with super flashy graphics or complex gameplay in order to stand out and be fun. At its core, Windjammers is a very basic game, but that's likely part of why it has captured a cult following over the past 20 years. Now it finds a home on the Nintendo Switch, and I couldn't think of a better place for it. Time to dust off those discs and prepare for glory.

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Windjammers – Characters Trailer | PS4/PSVita

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Windjammers PS4 / PS Vita - Announcement trailer PSX 2016

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