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Wii Games: Most Popular Articles

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Hack Your Wii and Install the Homebrew Channel
Step by step instructions on how to hack your Wii and install homebrew software.
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 Install the Homebrew Channel in 'Wii...
A guide to installing the homebrew channel to the Wii Mode of your 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.
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.
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 Setup Your New Wii Console
Step 1: How to decide on the right location and alignment for your Wii.
A Close-Up Look at the Wii U
Answers to all your Wii U questions.
How to Use Cheats in Wii Homebrew Games
A list of what you need to run homebrew cheats on your Nintendo Wii.
What to Do If Your Wii Can't Read a Disk
Simple instructions on how to try and fix an unreadable disk.
How to Connect Your New Wii U to Your TV
Step 1: How to decide on the right location for your Wii U, and optionally how to attach the stand.
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
12 Reasons the Wii U is Doomed
Why the Wii U is bound to be a massive failure.
The Best Wii Games to Aid Your Workout
A look at the Wii games that will give players the best workout.
Roving Rogue - Wii U Game Review
Roving Rogue is a cute indie platformer that lets you travel through walls. It's a lot of fun at first, but sustaining that fun proves to be the trick it hasn't quite mastered.
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
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.
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 Five Games that Best Use the Wii MotionPlus
A look at the games that best used Wii MotionPlus technology.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
How Do I Fix Error #002 on a Homebrewed...
Instructions on dealing with Wii Error #002.
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.
How to Work Around System Updates if Your Wii...
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Wii U Browser - Tips and Tricks
How to get the most out of the Wii U's Internet Browser.
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 10 Spookiest Wii Games of All Time
Looking for a game that will make your heart race? Here are 10.
Amidst Speculation, Bad Press, Nintendo...
Rumors said it would never happen, or might happen, and the press said it shouldn't happen, but yes, Nintendo will publish Devil's Third in North America in 2015.
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.
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.
The Games Announced for the Wii U
An updated list of the games that have been confirmed for the Wii U in North America.
12 Reasons the Wii U Will Ultimately Succeed
Why the Wii U is bound to be a huge success.
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.
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?
Ten of the Coolest Little Things About the Wii U
A look at some of the many cool features of the Wii U.
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.
Answers to Basic Questions About Mario Kart 8
Answers to commonly asked questions about Mario Kart 8.
How Can I Fix Wii U Sound Lag?
Advice on fixing Wii U sound lag.
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 Top 8 Wii Puzzle Games
Here are my choices for the best puzzles games you can play on the Wii.
The Complete Guide to Wii Workout Games
Details on all the workout games released for the Nintendo Wii.
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.
The Top 10 WiiWare Games
A look at the must-play WiiWare games.
The Top 10 Wii Action-Adventure Games
A look at the 10 best action-adventure games released for the Wii.
The 6 Best Wii Rhythm Games
A look at the best rhythm games for the Nintendo Wii.
A Parents’ Guide to the Wii U
A detailed look at the Wii U for parents.
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.
10 Tips for Going From Zero to Hero in Splatoon
When I started playing Splatoon online, I was absolutely terrible at it. Even though I loved the game
How to Make a Mii
Step-by-step instructions for creating the perfect Mii
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.
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 MotionPlus - Add-On Review
The MotionPlus gives us the Wii we were expecting years ago.
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.
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.
Skylanders SuperChargers - Hands-on Preview
A quick look at Skylanders Superchargers, a new entry in the series that introduces vehicles and, on the Wii U and 3DS, some Nintendo characters.
Ben 10 Galactic Racing - Game Review
Fan of Ben 10? You'll have to be to put up with this game.
Here's What You Need to Know Before Buying...
What you need to know before buying a video game for someone.
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 Platformers
My picks for the 10 best platformers for the Nintendo Wii.
Wii-Compatible Flash Games
A guide to finding free flash games you can play in your Wii Internet browser.
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.
The 6 Most Romantic Wii Games
A look at a few Wii games with a little romance in them.
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.
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.
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.
Nintendo's Seven Biggest Wii U Marketing Mistakes
A look at how Nintendo has failed to sell the Wii U effectively.
Energizer Flat Panel Induction Charging System
A review of Energizer's first rate Wii Remote induction charger.
Fortune Street - Game Review
A look at Nintendo's Monopoly-inspired virtual board game.
Splatoon, the Best Online Shooter Ever - Wii U...
Nintendo has always seemed a little leary of online, but with Splatoon they dived head first into the inky waters of online gaming. The result is amazing.
Current Wii U-Related Kickstarter Projects
A list of games proposed for the Wii U that are trying to raise funds on Kickstarter.com and Indiegogo.com
A Dozen Game the Wii U Needs
Here are 12 games that would be perfectly suited to the upcoming Wii U console.
Wii U Pro Controller - Peripheral Review
A look at the Wii U's conventional controller alternative
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.
NERF Sports Pack - Wii Accessory Review
A review of NERF Sports Pack, a set of Wii remote add-ons to emulate sports equipment.
Guitar Hero Live - Preview
I got a chance to play a little of Guitar Hero Live, which comes out for the Wii U and most other platforms later this year. It's promising, although I still wish the Wii U were getting Rock Band 4 as well.
Nintendo Patent Reveals Potential Virtual...
Nintendo has filed a patent for a 3D display on a 2D screen, and suggested other possible virtual reality effects. Will it come to anything?
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.
Why Angry Bunnies Makes Me Mad - Wii U Review
A look at the Angry Birds clone Angry Bunnies, with a brief look at the Flappy Bird clone Spikey Walls.
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.
Wii Sports Resort - Game Review
Unless you bought your Wii used, it came with Nintendo’s Wii Sports , a game that brilliantly showcases
Wii Fit Plus - Game Review
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Star Fox Zero - A Hands-On Preview
I got to spend a little time with Star Fox Zero, and found it's unusual double-screen system more challenging and more interesting than I expected.
Bayonetta Kicks Ass and Gets Naked: Is that...
Bayonetta 2 has gotten some flack for the sexualization of its protagonist. I ponder on whether the game is sexist, and how much of a problem sexism in video game actually is.
The Ultimate Wii
Sure, you can buy a Wii and then buy accessories as you need them, but if you’ve got the money, why not just create the perfect Wii setup right now? I don’t mean go out and buy a golden Wii, I just mean get everything you need for all your future Wii gaming needs. Here’s a guide to the ultimate Wii setup.
Memorex Wii Dual Controller Charging Kit Review
The Wii Dual Controller Charging Kit from Memorex is not sexy. But while it’s simple, workaday look is unlikely to win any design awards, Memorex’s charger simply and flawlessly does what it’s supposed to do; it charges up your Wii remote.
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?
Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures - Game...
Money: How Many Skylanders Do You Need? How Many Can You Afford? Changing avatars is as simple as replacing
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
The 10 Coolest-Looking Wii Games
A look at the 10 best-looking games you can find for the Nintendo Wii.
Hyrule Warriors: Zelda-Skinned Action Done...
Making a hack and slash game based on the Zelda Universe might seem a little nuts, but it's turned out surprisingly well.
6 Reasons Resident Evil: Revelations’...
A look at what went wrong with Revelation's script
Wii U Specs
A look at the specs for Nintendo's Wii U console.
The Top Stupid Advice Nintendo is Getting
A look at the dumbest ideas game journalists and industry analysts are offering Nintendo.
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.
"Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2" Video...
Video game review of Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2, a rhythm game for the Wii
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.
TVii - Software Review (Wii U)
A look at TVii, a free Wii U service designed to make watching TV in the modern age easier.
And Edgy Rail Shooter Offers a Short but...
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From Zelda to Splatoon, Nintendo is on Point at...
A look at Nintendo's 2014 E3 presentation, in which Nintendo finally gets it right.
Cars 2 - Game Review
An unenthusiastic review of Cars 2, a racing game for the Nintendo Wii.
Seven Multi-Platform Games That Are Better on...
A look at a few games that you should buy for the Wii no matter how many other consoles you own.
"FIFA Soccer 09 All-Play" - Video Game Review
Game review of Electronic Arts' FIFA Soccer 09 All-Play for the Nintendo Wii
EA Sports Active - Game Review
Some people love working out at the gym. There is something about the sweat and strain that just makes
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.
SiNG Party - Wii U Game Review
A look at the first singing game for Nintendo's Wii U console.
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.
The Wii U Console Review – Flawed But...
A look at Nintendo's follow up to the wildly popular 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.
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?
How Nintendo's Approach Creates a Barren Land...
An exploration of why third party publishers struggle to sell on Nintendo's home consoles.
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?
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.
Nintendo's Wii U GamePad High-Capacity Battery
A look at Nintendo's extended battery for the Wii U gamepad.
The 10 Most Intriguing Wii U Indies for 2015
With Nintendo firming up their indie release calendar, it's a good time to look at the most promising indie games scheduled for 2015.
Wii Music - Game Review
A review of the music game Wii Music
Dead Wii Walking
Things are looking bleak for the Wii. Will Nintendo really try and keep it alive once they have the Wii U to play with?
LEGO The Hobbit Follows The Films' Overly Epic...
A review of Lego The Hobbit, which follows two-thirds of the film trilogy.
The Adventures of Pip - Wii U Review
The Adventures of Pip is a fun puzzle platformer that shows how a single pixel can become a hero
'No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle' - Game...
Travis Touchdown swings his sword, slicing cleanly through his attacker’s neck. Blood gushes like a red geyser as the head hurtles straight up into the air then lands back on the neck before the body can fall. That head lands so neatly, in fact, that it opens its mouth and starts threatening Travis. In the action game 'No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle,' this is how the world works.
Nyko Charge Station for the Wii Review
A review of the Nyko Charge Station for the Wii
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.
Will the Wii Really Make You Fit?
A number of studies have attempted to determine whether the Wii is a good source for exercise. Here is what they have found so far.
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.
Logitech Cordless Keyboard for Wii - Product...
Product review of the Logitech Cordless Keyboard for the Wii game console.
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.
The Last Story - Game Review
Another great JRPG comes to the Wii.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword - Game Review
A review of the greatest game ever made for the Nintendo Wii.
Scribblenauts Unmasked - Wii U Game Review
Review of Scribblenauts Unlimited: A DC Comics Adventure, the superhero-themed entry in the puzzle game series.
For the Wii U, Nintendo Does Better, But Falls...
A look at how Nintendo is still failing the Wii U.
The Wii U Year in Review: 2013
A look at the ups and downs of the Wii U in 2013, month by month.
Angry Birds Trilogy - Wii Game Review
A look at the Wii version of a puzzle game that has come to the Wii and Wii U.
WaraWara Plaza Defined
Definition of WaraWara Plaza. Wii Games.
Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver - Wii U...
An explanation of why you should not buy this game.
Asynchronous Gameplay Explained
An explanation of the concept of Asynchronous Gaming, a term used by Nintendo for some of its multiplayer Wii U games.
We Sing: POP - Wii Game Review - Nothing to...
A look at a Wii karaoke game form the least days of the console.
'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.'
Lego Goes Meta with The Lego Movie Video Game
A look at the Lego game based on the Lego movie inspired by previous Lego games.
Rhythm Heaven Fever - Game Review
A look at a game all about tricky beats and quirky action.
The Takeaway on Mario-Kart 8 (Wii)
Review of the latest in a long line of Mario Kart games.

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