WII The Cages: Pro-Style Batting Practice - Facts & screens

Konami has announced that their baseball-title for Wii, The Cages: Pro-Style Batting Practice, is now available throughout the United States. Time to show you what this one is all about.

The Cages: Pro-Style Batting Practice is a fun-filled batting cage simulator that lets players test their inner slugger by swinging against numerous pitches from a virtual pitching machine across numerous mini-games.

Get off the pine, grab your favorite bat - or Wiimote - and step into the batter's box. Take your hacks against the smartest pitching machine around. Step your game up using The Cages: Pro Style Batting Practice then use your newfound skills to dominate your friends in small batting mini-games. The Cages pitching machine will dish out a pitches to mirror like fast balls, cut fast balls, 12-6 curves, sliders, off-speed pitches and more!

Take your new found skills and compete against your friends in home run competitions or challenge yourself by challenges that require to spray the ball to all areas of the field. The Cages will help players to hone their hand-eye coordination and put them on track to be a digital hitting menace!

With The Cages: Pro-Style Batting Practice, players will take the motion controls of the Wii to a new level as their hand/eye coordination is tested by hitting against real-life simulations of 19 of some of baseball's most difficult pitches. From the slider, to curveball and the fast ball, players will feel like their standing in the middle of their favorite baseball park! An intuitive learning curve keeps players primed for the next challenge by showing players side and top down views to show exactly where they made contact with the pitch to help for areas of improvement. Players can snap on the Wii Motion Plus to make for an even more authentic experience and add greater depth perception. Take the individuality further by giving your batter real-world physics such as weight, height, stance and more to test how unique physical composition can shape ball trajectory.

The Cages: Pro-Style Batting Practice is also crafted with teamwork and fitness in mind! Team up with up to four friends to battle for supremacy in a homerun challenge! The in-game tools track your cardiovascular progress including how many calories have been burned while taking on pitches.


  • True to life: Experience 19 different pitch types thrown by real life pitchers.
  • Functionality: Use the Wii Motion Plus to experience real batting controls and drive them deep.
  • Challenges: Slug it out with your friends in various hitting challenges like home run challenge, distance challenge and most points challenges.
  • Train: Track your cardio by seeing how many calories you burn while "swinging the stick!"
Posted on 07-07-2010 by Dennis


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