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Wii Games: Most Popular Articles

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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.
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 Install the Homebrew Channel in 'Wii...
A guide to installing the homebrew channel to the Wii Mode of your Wii U.
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 Setup Your New Wii Console
Step 3: How to Connect your Wii to your television. Page 3.
A Close-Up Look at the Wii U
Answers to all your Wii U questions.
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 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.
What to Do If Your Wii Can't Read a Disk
Simple instructions on how to try and fix an unreadable disk.
How to Use Cheats in Wii Homebrew Games
A list of what you need to run homebrew cheats on your Nintendo Wii.
The Wii U Does Have Third Party Publishers;...
People like to say the Wii U has no third party support, but it's truer to say they don't have corporate third party support. Here's a look at the indie publishers who are keeping the Wii U interesting.
The Best Wii Games to Aid Your Workout
A look at the Wii games that will give players the best workout.
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 7 Best Wii Party Games
A look at the best party games for the Nintendo Wii.
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 Five Games that Best Use the Wii MotionPlus
A look at the games that best used Wii MotionPlus technology.
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 10 Spookiest Wii Games of All Time
Looking for a game that will make your heart race? Here are 10.
How Do I Fix Error #002 on a Homebrewed...
Instructions on dealing with Wii Error #002.
12 Reasons the Wii U Will Ultimately Succeed
Why the Wii U is bound to be a huge success.
How to Work Around System Updates if Your Wii...
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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 Top 10 Free HTML5 Games You Can Play On the...
A listing of HTML5 games you can play on the Wii U browser.
10 Annoying Things About the Wii U
A few things about the Wii U that just bug me.
Wii U Browser - Tips and Tricks
How to get the most out of the Wii U's Internet Browser.
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.
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.
Ten of the Coolest Little Things About the Wii U
A look at some of the many cool features of the Wii U.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Answers to Basic Questions About Mario Kart 8
Answers to commonly asked questions about Mario Kart 8.
6 Reasons Resident Evil: Revelations’...
A look at what went wrong with Revelation's script
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 Complete Guide to Wii Workout Games
Details on all the workout games released for the Nintendo Wii.
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
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 Top 10 Wii Action-Adventure Games
A look at the 10 best action-adventure games released for the Wii.
The Top 10 WiiWare Games
A look at the must-play WiiWare 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 8 Wii Puzzle Games
Here are my choices for the best puzzles games you can play on the Wii.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Dozen Game the Wii U Needs
Here are 12 games that would be perfectly suited to the upcoming Wii U console.
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 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.
A Parents’ Guide to the Wii U
A detailed look at the Wii U for parents.
How Can I Fix Wii U Sound Lag?
Advice on fixing Wii U sound lag.
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.
Nintendo's Seven Biggest Wii U Marketing Mistakes
A look at how Nintendo has failed to sell the Wii U effectively.
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.
Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures - Game...
Money: How Many Skylanders Do You Need? How Many Can You Afford? Changing avatars is as simple as replacing
Energizer Flat Panel Induction Charging System
A review of Energizer's first rate Wii Remote induction charger.
What is the Wii Balance Board?
A description and definition of Nintendo's Wii Balance Board peripheral.
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.
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
Nintendo's Wii U GamePad High-Capacity Battery
A look at Nintendo's extended battery for the Wii U gamepad.
Wii-Compatible Flash Games
A guide to finding free flash games you can play in your Wii Internet browser.
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.
The 6 Best Wii Rhythm Games
A look at the best rhythm games for the Nintendo Wii.
Here's What You Need to Know Before Buying...
What you need to know before buying a video game for someone.
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.
Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident -...
Pros: Good story and puzzles. A rare return to adventure games. Cons: None, if you like hidden object
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.
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.
Wii Sports Resort - Game Review
Unless you bought your Wii used, it came with Nintendo’s Wii Sports , a game that brilliantly showcases
Wii MotionPlus - Add-On Review
The MotionPlus gives us the Wii we were expecting years ago.
Wii U Pro Controller - Peripheral Review
A look at the Wii U's conventional controller alternative
Punch-Out!! - Wii Game Review
Review of the boxing game Punch-Out!!, which combines fun with fitness.
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?
Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver - Wii U...
An explanation of why you should not buy this game.
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.
"Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2" Video...
Video game review of Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2, a rhythm game for the Wii
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.
Fortune Street - Game Review
A look at Nintendo's Monopoly-inspired virtual board game.
The Top 10 Wii Platformers
My picks for the 10 best platformers for the Nintendo Wii.
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.
EA Sports Active - Game Review
Some people love working out at the gym. There is something about the sweat and strain that just makes
Cars 2 - Game Review
An unenthusiastic review of Cars 2, a racing game for the Nintendo Wii.
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.
Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars - Game Review
Traveller's Tales comes out with their best Lego game to date.
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.
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.
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.
5 Reasons why Xenoblade Chronicles is the Most...
A look at the importance of Xenoblade Chronicles to the Nintendo's future.
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 6 Most Romantic Wii Games
A look at a few Wii games with a little romance in them.
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.
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.
Electronic Super Joy: Groove City - Wii U Review
Electronic Super Joy: Groove City is so hard I kept thinking I could get any further, but so much fun I wanted to keep trying.
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 Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword - Game Review
A review of the greatest game ever made 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.
Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure - Game...
A look at a little girls' game from the perspective of a non-little girl.
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 10 Coolest-Looking Wii Games
A look at the 10 best-looking games you can find for the Nintendo Wii.
Wii Safety FAQ - Wii Dangers and How to Avoid...
Learn how to avoid injury while playing those dangerously active Wii games.
The Wii U Console Review – Flawed But...
A look at Nintendo's follow up to the wildly popular Wii.
Wii U Specs
A look at the specs for Nintendo's Wii U console.
How to Make a Mii
Step-by-step instructions for creating the perfect Mii. Page 2.
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.
Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip - Game Review
Video game review of Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip for the Nintendo Wii
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?
New Super Mario Bros. - Game Review
When my 8 year old nephew Jack saw that I had the platformer New Super Mario Bros. in my hand, his eyes
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.
Experts Ponder the Future of the Wii U. Part 1:...
A look at what industry analysts are saying about whether the Wii U will be a big hit or a big flop for Nintendo.
The Last Story - Game Review
Another great JRPG comes to the Wii.
Disney Infinity
A look at Disney Infinity, a kid's game for the Wii U and 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 15 Greatest Games Ever Released for the Wii
A look at the very best games to ever come to the Wii.
WaraWara Plaza Defined
Definition of WaraWara Plaza. Wii Games.
Wii Soft Sports Pack - Accessory Review
A review of Penguin's Wii Soft Sports Pack, an add-on accessory for the Nintendo Wii
Wii Music - Game Review
A review of the music game Wii Music
Donkey Kong Country Returns - Game Review
Review of a fun, very very very very challenging platformer.
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.
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters - Game...
Pros : Beautifully designed, helpful caddie, many cool extras. Cons : Reminds me that I don’t know how
Need for Speed: Most Wanted U - Wii U Game Review
A look at the re-imagined racing game.
Nyko Charge Station for the Wii Review
A review of the Nyko Charge Station for the Wii
'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.'
Ben 10 Galactic Racing - Game Review
Fan of Ben 10? You'll have to be to put up with this game.
2015 Promising to Be the Wii U’s Best Year
A look at the wealth of great games scheduled to come to the Wii U in 2015.
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.
From Zelda to Splatoon, Nintendo is on Point at...
A look at Nintendo's 2014 E3 presentation, in which Nintendo finally gets it right.
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.
Fit in Six - Game Review
The workout game Fit in Six has pretty icons, progress meters and all sorts of different workout routines. But what does it all mean? When I choose a goal at the start, what do categories like “Free your Mind” or “Find your Balance” or “Better Body Awareness” actually mean? More importantly, what does this give me I couldn't get in an exercise DVD for half the cost?
10 Realizations Inspired by Nintendo’s...
A look at what I've figured out about the Nintendo Wii U after their big September, 2012, press event.
Nintendo's Wii Remote Charging Cradle and...
A review of Nintendo's charge cradle for the Wii remote.
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?
Disney Planes - Wii/Wii U Review
A look at Disney's latest movie tie-in game for the Wii and Wii U.
Lego Pirates of the Caribbean - Game Review
Pros: Typical fun Lego formula. Cons: Overlong cut scenes. After basing Lego action-adventure games on
'Silent Hill: Shattered Memories' - Game Review
'Silent Hill: Shattered Memories' is the latest chapter in the long-running horror-survival series. I came into the game feeling a certain amount of skepticism, and by the end I’m still feeling pretty ambivalent, but Memories is certainly one of the more ambitious and well-made games 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?
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.
Logitech Cordless Keyboard for Wii - Product...
Product review of the Logitech Cordless Keyboard for the Wii game console.
How Nintendo's Approach Creates a Barren Land...
An exploration of why third party publishers struggle to sell on Nintendo's home consoles.
SiNG Party - Wii U Game Review
A look at the first singing game for Nintendo's Wii U console.
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?
DreamGear's Quad Dock Plus - Accessory Review
DreamGear’s Quad Dock Plus, which can make up to 4 Wii remotes rechargeable, worked great for five days. Then it died. Normally my response would be to contact the manufacturer and ask for a second review unit, but based on my past experiences with DreamGear, I’m not even going to bother.

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