Exactly the sort of blaring noise and wailing music you'd expect to hear spilling from the speakers of a 1990s arcade cabinet. Spot on.
Colourful characters, vibrant arenas, loud and brash characters, awesome effects... Windjammers 2 would look right at home in an arcade.
Pick-up-and-play stuff perfect for tournament play with friends – controls are simple enough to learn, yet challenging to master. Crucially, it's ludicrously good fun.
The basics are covered by a core single-player Arcade mode, Online multiplayer, and local Versus play, but there's not much in the way of extras. But then, you don't really need anything else.
An achievement list almost entirely centred upon reaching milestones, like performing 3,000 slides, scoring a certain number of goals, and so on. It's fine.