IGN Preview of Help Wanted
When Hudson stopped by our office to show us an early peek at its upcoming WiiWare first-person shooter Onslaught, the company also showed us a full-on retail product also coming later this year: a wacky mini-game collection called Help Wanted.
The game challenges players to perform menial (and seemingly random) tasks to earn money, with each successful job awarding players a meaty paycheck. These chores are all over the spectrum: in one, you're a dentist trying to pull teeth, in another you're a volleyball line judge making the in or out call during a game, and in another you're a red carpet interviewer trying to score some excellent sound bites. They all use the Wii Remote in different ways, and in some cases they'll use the Wii Remote and nunchuk combination.
Get a load of the different jobs in this game:
Tropical Waiting Staff
Haunted House Crew
TV Shopping Crew
Many of the several dozen games also feature multiplayer competition. Two players go at it and compete for the highest score in the set amount of time – milk cows, cast net out in the water for fish, and yes, score that interview on the red carpet against the other player.
Help Wanted is a "budget-oriented" Wii title, hitting retail this summer.
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