Realistic weekend-warrior action and authentic extreme-sports gear return in Greg Hastings Paintball 2, the first release in the series for Wii and the high-def generation consoles. The game is controlled and plays similarly to a conventional first-person shooter, with but the locations and athletes of the recreational combat sport. Battles play out on a dozen different fields, based on actual paintball courses. As in earlier Greg Hastings games, a wide variety of sponsored equipment is available, each piece designed to function in-game like its real-world counterpart. Weather effects, such as rain, wind, and fog, pose new tactical considerations. In addition to the most popular event types featured in earlier games in the series, players can choose Tournament Speedball, Recball, and Tournament Woodsball. Included editing tools allow players to design their own custom courses, and managerially minded gamers can field their own team of paintballers, drafted from a selection of more than 100 professional players and amateur characters. Multiplayer combat is supported on Internet-connected consoles, for as many as 20 human players in some modes.