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Wii Games: Most Popular Articles

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DS Games on the Wii U: Are They The Perfect...
I always thought DS games would be the perfect format for the Wii U. Now that the first DS games have come to the Wii U virtual channel, I've realized it's not as easy as all that.
Hack Your Wii and Install the Homebrew Channel
Step 2: How to set up your SD card and determine which technique you will use to install homebrew. Page 2.
How to Install the Homebrew Channel in 'Wii...
A guide to installing the homebrew channel to the Wii Mode of your Wii U.
What Game Controllers Do You Need for the Wii U?
An explanation of the uses of the various controllers supported by the Wii U.
How to Stream Media in Wii-U Plex Media Server
A step-by-step guide to streaming media from your PC to your Wii U using the Plex Media Server.
How to Setup Your New Wii Console
Step 3: How to Connect your Wii to your television. Page 3.
5 Must Have Apps for Your Hacked Wii
So, you’ve installed the homebrew channel on your Wii. Now what? Here are five applications to help you get the most out of your homebrewed Wii.
How to Connect Your New Wii U to Your TV
Step 3: How to connect your Wii U to your TV if your TV doesn't have an HDMI port.
Explore the Fascinating World of Wii Homebrew
Wondering what homebrew is, or what it has to do with the Wii? Here's a simple explanation of what it is, what it does and some of the things it can be used for.
How to Use Cheats in Wii Homebrew Games
A list of what you need to run homebrew cheats on your Nintendo Wii.
A Close-Up Look at the Wii U
Answers to all your Wii U questions.
What to Do If Your Wii Can't Read a Disk
Simple instructions on how to try and fix an unreadable disk.
Nihilumbra - LSD Meets Puzzle Platforming - Wii...
The ingenious puzzle-platformer Nihilumbra is a little too enamored of its somewhat pretentious story. But the gameplay makes it all worthwhile.
Funk of Titans - Wii U Review
Funk of Titans is an endless runner with a musical premise. But it's not very musical. Am I a pedant for thinking that's wrong?
12 Reasons the Wii U is Doomed
Why the Wii U is bound to be a massive failure.
The 7 Best Wii Party Games
A look at the best party games for the Nintendo Wii.
The 5 Best Games for the Wii Balance Board
Most people get a Wii balance board , the peripheral that watches how you move your feet, when they get
The Best Wii Games to Aid Your Workout
A look at the Wii games that will give players the best workout.
5 Reasons to Buy a Wii (Not an Xbox 360 or...
For gamers, one of the hardest decisions is which console to buy: each offers games and features you won’t get from the others. If you’ve got a thousand dollars or so to fritter away, I say get them all. Otherwise, here are the top five reasons the Wii might be the console for you.
PlayOn Vs. Plex Media Server
A look at the two major services that allow you to stream media from a PC to a Wii U
The Top 10 Free HTML5 Games You Can Play On the...
A listing of HTML5 games you can play on the Wii U browser.
The 10 Spookiest Wii Games of All Time
Looking for a game that will make your heart race? Here are 10.
The Six Most Intriguing Wii Homebrew Games
Gamers can install the homebrew channel to use the Wii as a media player or to run game emulators, but they can also download a number of interesting games. Many are simply ports of old games or new versions of standards like Pong, Tower Defense or Break-Out, but others are original, free games that, in spite of often primitive graphics and bare-bones gameplay can be wonderfully entertaining. Here are six you really should check out.
The Six Best Wii Games to Play with Your Kids
Looking for games to play with your kids? Here's six that are fun for them and you.
10 Annoying Things About the Wii U
A few things about the Wii U that just bug me.
Coping with Video-Game Related Repetitive...
Gaming can be hard on the body. This is how I control the pain in my hands from my repetitive stress injuries.
How Do I Fix Error #002 on a Homebrewed...
Instructions on dealing with Wii Error #002.
How to Work Around System Updates if Your Wii...
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The Five Games that Best Use the Wii MotionPlus
A look at the games that best used Wii MotionPlus technology.
These Are the 15 Best Wii Exclusive Games Ever...
Often the most interesting games on a platform are those designed for that platform alone. These are games in which designers weren't trying to split the difference between the Wii and the PS3; they were designed for the Wii alone. Here are the 11 best Wii exclusives.
What Does it Mean That Some Wii U Games Run in...
An explanation of TV resolutions as they relate to video games in general and the Wii U in particular.
Wii U Browser - Tips and Tricks
How to get the most out of the Wii U's Internet Browser.
Ten of the Coolest Little Things About the Wii U
A look at some of the many cool features of the Wii U.
How Do I Restore the Homebrew Channel After I...
Accidentally updating a Wii operating system can result in the loss of the Homebrew Channel. Here’s how to get your homebrew back.
What Accessories Do I Need to Play Wii Games?
Detailed explanations on how to know what peripherals you might need to buy for the Wii.
The Six Best Sports Games for the Wii
I’m not a big sports guy. I don’t play sports, I don’t watch sports, and if all professional sports were to disappear from the world I wouldn’t notice for a very long time. And yet, there are sports video games that are exciting to me as real sports are to others. Here are the best ones I’ve played.
Wii U Games Rumor Watch - Games That Might Be...
A lot of games have been implied or rumored to be coming out for the Wii U. Here are the most convincing rumors.
Answers to Basic Questions About Mario Kart 8
Answers to commonly asked questions about Mario Kart 8.
12 Reasons the Wii U Will Ultimately Succeed
Why the Wii U is bound to be a huge success.
Ben 10 Galactic Racing - Game Review
Fan of Ben 10? You'll have to be to put up with this game.
Current Wii U-Related Crowdfunding Projects
A list of games proposed for the Wii U that are trying to raise funds on Kickstarter.com and Indiegogo.com
How Can I Fix Wii U Sound Lag?
Advice on fixing Wii U sound lag.
The Top 8 Wii Puzzle Games
Here are my choices for the best puzzles games you can play on the Wii.
A Continually-Updated List of Upcoming Wii U...
An updated list of the games that have been confirmed for the Wii U in North America.
How to Get Your Wii Online (Wireless or Wired)
Step-by-step instructions for connection your Wii to the Internet for Online Play or to Download Games. Covers both wired & wireless connections.
The 10 Best Wii Games to Play with Non-Gamers
Know someone who doesn't seem interested in video games? Here are a few potential mind-changing games.
Wii Remote Plus - Peripheral Review
A look at Nintendo's MotionPlus-enabled Wii Remote Plus, as well as a few words on Nintendo's latest MotionPlus game, FlingSmash
The Top 10 Wii Action-Adventure Games
A look at the 10 best action-adventure games released for the Wii.
Nintendo's Seven Biggest Wii U Marketing Mistakes
A look at how Nintendo has failed to sell the Wii U effectively.
10 Reasons the Wii Sucked
As the Wii sails off into the sunset, let's take a moment to ponder upon all the things that were wrong with it.
How Do I Update Wii Channels if I Have Homebrew...
Instructions on how those with homebrew installed on their Nintendo Wii can update individual channels such as the shopping channel without having to perform a system update.
The Ten Best Wii Mini-Game Collections
While there are certainly too many mini-game releases for the Wii, some of them are a lot of fun. Here are 10.
Looking for a gift for a Wii U fan? Buy them...
Some of the best new Wii U products on the market for the 2013 holiday season.
How Do I Rearrange My Channels in the Wii Menu?
The main Wii menu shows all your channels and downloaded games. Those that don't fit on the first page of the menu are placed on successive pages. How can you rearrange and organize your menu so what you want is where you want it?
The Top 10 WiiWare Games
A look at the must-play WiiWare games.
The Top 10 Wii Platformers
My picks for the 10 best platformers for the Nintendo Wii.
Energizer Flat Panel Induction Charging System
A review of Energizer's first rate Wii Remote induction charger.
"Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2" Video...
Video game review of Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2, a rhythm game for the Wii
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is a cute game in which you draw paths to roll Kirby where you want him to go. It's fun, but it still feels like your playing a handheld game you can't take on the road.
The Complete Guide to Wii Workout Games
Details on all the workout games released for the Nintendo Wii.
The Best Use of the Wii Remote in Games
A list of the games that used the Wii remote in the cleverest, most original ways imaginable.
Call of Duty: Black Ops - Game Review
Is the best way to get information from someone to tie them to a chair surrounded by television screens flashing random numbers, torture them and speak to them in a distorted electronic voice? It is in the first person shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops, where an imprisoned soldier grudgingly tells his life story to an unknown interrogator.
The Takeaway on Mario-Kart 8 (Wii)
Review of the latest in a long line of Mario Kart games.
A Dozen Game the Wii U Needs
Here are 12 games that would be perfectly suited to the upcoming Wii U console.
The 6 Best Wii Rhythm Games
A look at the best rhythm games for the Nintendo Wii.
How to Surf the Internet on Your Nintendo Wii
A complete tutorial on how to browse the Internet on the Wii Console, with step-by-step instructions on installing and using Nintendo's Internet browser, The Internet Channel.
Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension -...
My take on the kid's action adventure game Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension.
Here's What You Need to Know Before Buying...
What you need to know before buying a video game for someone.
Saban’s Power Rangers Samurai - Game Review
A look at yet another game licensed from some lame TV series. Does it live down to its source?
The 6 Most Romantic Wii Games
A look at a few Wii games with a little romance in them.
Splatoon - Hands-On Preview
Nintendo's online shooter comes out at the end of the month. I checked it out this week at a press demo, and it's just as much fun as it looks.
Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures - Game...
Money: How Many Skylanders Do You Need? How Many Can You Afford? Changing avatars is as simple as replacing
10 Unusual Uses for the Wii Remote
The motion-sensing and bluetooth capabilities of the Wii remote have proven irresistible to inventors. Here are the 10 coolest things anyone has found to do with a Wiimote.
Xenoblade Chronicles vs. The Last Story: Which...
Two great JRPGs came out for the Wii within a few months of one another. You don't have to choose between them, because they're both great, but if you've only got the money for one, here's a handy comparison.
Nine Ways Nintendo Failed the Wii U, and What...
A look at how Nintendo failed the Wii U, suggestions on what they can do about it, and a guess as to how likely they are to change.
Fortune Street - Game Review
A look at Nintendo's Monopoly-inspired virtual board game.
A Wii Remote Charger Comparison Chart
There are a good number systems that let you use rechargeable battery packs to power your Wii remote. If you're not sure which one to get, here's a comparison chart.
A Parents’ Guide to the Wii U
A detailed look at the Wii U for parents.
Wii Fit Plus - Game Review
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The 10 Best Core Games for the Wii
The Wii has been justifiably criticized as a dumping ground for shovelware and casual games that fail to serve hardcore gamers. Yet, those players who want epic games with original ideas, challenging gameplay and engaging stories can find all of that on the Wii if they know where to look. While some core Wii titles have fallen short of greatness, there are still Wii games any serious gamer would love.
Netflix on the Wii - Review
Netflix has finally come to the Wii (at least officially; PlayOn has offered a way to view Netflix movies on the Wii for a while now). Netflix subscribers with a Wii can get a disk from Netflix that allows them to stream movies directly through their console. I’ve had the opportunity to try out Netflix on the Wii, and while the interface is rather minimal, it works very well indeed.
Donkey Kong Country Returns - Game Review
Review of a fun, very very very very challenging platformer.
Spy Chameleon - RGB Agent - Wii U Review
Did you know chameleon's don't really change color to hide - they do it to control their body temperature! But they do in the reasonably clever puzzle game Spy Chameleon - RGB.
Wii-Compatible Flash Games
A guide to finding free flash games you can play in your Wii Internet browser.
Mini-Reviews of the Wii U’s First GBA...
Quick takes on the first Game Boy Advance games to reach the Wii U virtual console.
How to Make a Mii
Step-by-step instructions for creating the perfect Mii. Page 4.
Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure - Game...
A look at a little girls' game from the perspective of a non-little girl.
6 Reasons Resident Evil: Revelations’...
A look at what went wrong with Revelation's script
Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars - Game Review
Traveller's Tales comes out with their best Lego game to date.
7 Reasons Why Misguided Critics are Hating on...
A look into the motives of some disgruntled gamers complaints regarding The Legend of Zelda, Skyward Sword.
The Amazing Spider-Man - Game Review
A look at the latest Spider-Man game from Beenox.
Mario Party 9 - Game Review
A look at Nintendo's latest party game, Mario Party 9, which pushes Mario Party 8 into the dustbin of history.
Disney Epic Mickey - Game Review
Mickey Mouse runs rampant through a cartoon world with paint and paint thinner in one of the best games ever made for the Wii.
Wii Sports Resort - Game Review
Unless you bought your Wii used, it came with Nintendo’s Wii Sports , a game that brilliantly showcases
The 7 Best Action Games for the Nintendo Wii
It’s a dangerous world out there, so grab your gun and your sword before entering that foreboding house or that dank cavern or that alien compound; you’re going to have to fight if you want to stay alive. And if fighting for your life is your idea of fun, here are the funnest Wii games for you.
Energizer Induction Charging System - Accessory...
A beautifully designed device from a well known company, Energizer’s charger has only one flaw; it doesn’t work very well.
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes - Game Review
A big hub world and the introduction of voice acting distinguish the latest game in the Lego franchise.
Need for Speed: Most Wanted U - Wii U Game Review
A look at the re-imagined racing game.
The Top 4 Missing Wii Games - And the 3 That...
Nintendo has published a lot of Wii games in Japan and Europe that they refuse to bring to Americas. Here are 4 that deserve a U.S. release, plus three that arrived only after loud complaint.
Lego Pirates of the Caribbean - Game Review
Pros: Typical fun Lego formula. Cons: Overlong cut scenes. After basing Lego action-adventure games on
How Netflix Can Improve Streaming on the Wii
A few months ago, Netflix began to offer the ability to stream movies through the Wii. It’s a nice little system, but it could be so much better. Here are 10 things Netflix needs to do to make their Wii streaming video experience great.
Recent Reveals Making Gamers Nervous About Wii...
A look at how gamers are reacting to recent news on the Wii U's online situation.
The About.com Guide to Setting Up Your Wii
You've got a Wii, now it's time to get it running. Here's a list of how-tos on connecting your Wii to your television, getting it online and other stuff.
What is the Wii Balance Board?
A description and definition of Nintendo's Wii Balance Board peripheral.
'The Calling' - Game Review
Sure, little girls seem cute and perky when they’re alive, but just let one die and she becomes a vessel of vicious, unrelenting fury that drags the innocent and guilty alike into an unimaginable nightmare. At least that seems to be the case in Japan, where the angry, stringy-haired ghost girl is a staple of horror movies. Creepy dead girls have also shown up in a few video games, but none have so closely hewn to “J-horror” tropes as the survival horror game 'The Calling.'
The 10 Coolest-Looking Wii Games
A look at the 10 best-looking games you can find for the Nintendo Wii.
NERF Sports Pack - Wii Accessory Review
A review of NERF Sports Pack, a set of Wii remote add-ons to emulate sports equipment.
Warren Spector Interview: 'Disney Epic Mickey'
I sit down to talk to Warren Spector about 'Disney Epic Mickey,' Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and the Beauty of Gamers Who Surprise Game Designers.
The Five Best Accessories for the Nintendo Wii
Sure, the Wii out of the box is good, but the Wii with a solid set of peripherals and add-ons is better. Here is my list of the best accessories for the Wii.
'Just Dance 2' Game Review
Pros : Fun choreography and visuals. Great exercise. Cons : Scoring is broken. While Just Dance was a
Nintendo Land - Wii U Game Review
A look at Nintendo's Wii U flag ship game.
Wii Hulu Plus Channel Review
An overview of the Hulu Plus Channel for the Nintendo Wii, including what it is, how it works, and how it compares with Netflix.
The Wii's 5 Wackiest, Weirdest Add-Ons
My nominees for the oddest, most over-the-top or least practical accessories produced for the Wii.
10 Reasons the Wii was Awesome
With the Wii about to go the way of the PS2, it's time too look back on all the great things the console had to offer.
The Beatles: Rock Band - Game Review
Beatles Rock Band is the best band rhythm game of all time. The worst part of the game; trying to get your friends to go home.
Psyscrolr - Wii U Review
The breezy platformer psyscrolr is about a boy with psychic powers. Is there enough of it?
WaraWara Plaza Defined
Definition of WaraWara Plaza. Wii Games.
Watch Dogs - Wii U Review
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The Wii U is DOOOOOOOOMED!
Once again critics are laying into a Nintendo console. But like the stopped clock, could they be right just this once?
Amazon Instant Video - Software Review (Wii and...
A look at Amazon's Instant Video service, which allows Wii and Wii U owners to access entertainment through their consoles.
A Look at the Additions of The Wii U 4.0 Update
A detailed list of all the new features of the Wii U 4.0 system update.
The Top Stupid Advice Nintendo is Getting
A look at the dumbest ideas game journalists and industry analysts are offering Nintendo.
Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon -...
In a post-apocalyptic world, a teenage boy does what any boy would on a desolate planet: he tries to pick up a girl. Like many girls, this one is quite elusive, and during his pursuit he will befriend robots, fight giant masks and play hide-and-seek with a ghost. All through the beautifully-named role playing game Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon he never stops to wonder: Is she really worth all this trouble?
Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip - Game Review
Video game review of Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip for the Nintendo Wii
The Top 10 Wii U Games of 2014
Sure major third parties have deserted the Wii U, but between Nintendo and some solid indie developers, it's still been a great year for Wii U owners. Here are my choices for the top 10 Wii U games of 2014.
Should You Replace Conventional Television with...
For TV fans, there are options beyond conventional broadcast or cable TV. Herewith, a handy chart to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of switching to using Wii streaming media services like Netflix and Hulu Plus to get your television fix.
Punch-Out!! - Wii Game Review
Review of the boxing game Punch-Out!!, which combines fun with fitness.
Wii U Pro Controller - Peripheral Review
A look at the Wii U's conventional controller alternative
Zumba Fitness World Party - Wii/Wii U Review
A look at Majesco's exercise game, Zumba Fitness World Party, for the Wii and Wii U.
Five Things Nintendo Could Announce at E3 to...
So far people aren't really fired up about the Wii U. Here's some advice to Nintendo on how to change that at this year's E3.
Deadly Creatures - Game Review
A game review of Deadly Creatures, an action game for the Nintendo Wii
The Fall for the Wii U: Everything You Want in...
The Fall combines eerie atmosphere with fun puzzles and an intriguing story; is there more to life than that?
Nyko Charge Station for the Wii Review
A review of the Nyko Charge Station for the Wii
Nyko Charge Base IC - Peripheral Review
All I wanted was the perfect induction charger for my Wii remotes. Was that so unreasonable? Yet every charger I tried was flawed. Then I tried the Nyko Wii Charge Base IC, and while it may not be perfect, it comes so close that it makes me wonder; why could no one do this before?
'Silent Hill: Shattered Memories' Nightmare FAQ
For most people, the most difficult part of 'Silent Hill: Shattered Memories' is making it through the “nightmare sequences” in which the world becomes frozen and populated with savage monsters. When I got stuck in the game, I went to gamefaqs.com and searched the forums for advice. I’ve played through the game a couple of times, and this is the advice that I found helpful.
The Wii U Console Review – Flawed But...
A look at Nintendo's follow up to the wildly popular Wii.
Why I Never Reviewed Bayonetta
I meant to review Bayonetta soon after reviewing Bayonetta 2, yet months went by. Why didn't the game pull me in?
Wii Safety FAQ - Wii Dangers and How to Avoid...
Learn how to avoid injury while playing those dangerously active Wii games.
9 Things Nintendo Could Do to Make Wii U Better...
A look at some places where Nintendo went wrong in their Wii design, with advice on how to do things right for Wii U
Game & Wario - Wii U Review
A look at Nintendo's latest mini-game collection.
Proposed: The Nintendo-Only Box
If Nintendo Lives and Dies on Zelda and Mario, Would Their Best Bet Be to Ditch Third Parties and Drop Weird Controllers?
Wii MotionPlus - Add-On Review
The MotionPlus gives us the Wii we were expecting years ago.
EA Sports Active - Game Review
Some people love working out at the gym. There is something about the sweat and strain that just makes
The Future of the Wii U - Best Case Scenario,...
Conjectures on the future of the Wii U, ranging from Nintendo's ultimate dream to their worst nightmare.
Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident -...
Pros: Good story and puzzles. A rare return to adventure games. Cons: None, if you like hidden object
Nintendo Moving into Phone Games, Planning Next...
Nintendo has teamed with mobile company DeNA to make smartphone games, but they're not giving up on consoles; a new one codenamed NX is in the works.
Big Beach Sports Video Game Review
'Big Beach Sports' Video Game Review for Nintendo Wii
What is the Wii U Virtual Console?
Definition of NIntendo's Virtual Console, a system to sell older games online.
Fake Nintendo E3 Leak the Only One You Need to...
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Let's Tap - Game Review
I’m not exactly sure why my friends David and Yi wound up playing the party game Let’s Tap at my apartment. When I asked them a couple of weeks ago if they were interested in playing a game in which you put the Wii remote on a box and tap the box with your fingers to control the game, which I thought was a really cool idea, they both made a face and shook their heads.

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