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Wii Games: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
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.
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 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.
A Close-Up Look at the Wii U
Answers to all your Wii U questions.
How to Setup Your New Wii Console
Step 3: How to Connect your Wii to your television. Page 3.
12 Reasons the Wii U is Doomed
Why the Wii U is bound to be a massive failure.
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.
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.
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.
The Best Wii Games to Aid Your Workout
A look at the Wii games that will give players the best workout.
What to Do If Your Wii Can't Read a Disk
Simple instructions on how to try and fix an unreadable disk.
Cubemen 2 - Wii U Game Review
Cubemen 2 explores the potential of the Wii U touchscreen for strategy games with mixed results.
The 10 Spookiest Wii Games of All Time
Looking for a game that will make your heart race? Here are 10.
How to Use Cheats in Wii Homebrew Games
How to use the Gecko Cheat Code Manager PC application to edit and save cheat files for Nintendo Wii games.
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.
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 Will Ultimately Succeed
Why the Wii U is bound to be a huge success.
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
Answers to Basic Questions About Mario Kart 8
Answers to commonly asked questions about Mario Kart 8.
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.
How to Work Around System Updates if Your Wii...
: How Do I Play Games that Require a System Update if My Wii is Homebrewed? System updates are dangerous
The 7 Best Wii Party Games
A look at the best party games for the Nintendo Wii.
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.
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 Fix Error #002 on a Homebrewed...
Instructions on dealing with Wii Error #002.
10 Annoying Things About the Wii U
A few things about the Wii U that just bug me.
The Five Games that Best Use the Wii MotionPlus
A look at the games that best used Wii MotionPlus technology.
The Top 8 Wii Puzzle Games
Here are my choices for the best puzzles games you can play on the Wii.
The Top 10 Free HTML5 Games You Can Play On the...
A listing of HTML5 games you can play on the Wii U browser.
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.
Wii Skins
Bored of staring at the stark whiteness of your Wii? Why not cover it in psychedelic swirls, cartoon characters or pictures of your cat? You can do all this and more with Wii skins, oversized decals that give your Wii a whole new look.
The Complete Guide to Wii Workout Games
Details on all the workout games released for the Nintendo Wii.
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.
Wii U Browser - Tips and Tricks
How to get the most out of the Wii U's Internet Browser.
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.
Ten of the Coolest Little Things About the Wii U
A look at some of the many cool features of the Wii U.
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.
Create - Game Review
There is no real reason not to stop playing the puzzle game Create at any time I like. There’s no gripping story pushing me forward. There are no big boss battles. Once I solve a puzzle, there is nothing compelling me to start a new one. And yet, hour after hour I find myself moving from one puzzle to the next. As day slips into night I think, “I’ll just solve this one and then stop,” followed by, “I might as well just see what the next one is like.” The game is as addictive as potato chips.
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.
Lego City Undercover - Wii U Game Review
Lego Takes on Grand Theft Auto games; who wins?
5 Games That Should Be on the Wii
A list of games on other consoles that should be ported to the Wii.
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.
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 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.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - Game Review
Activision brings another CoD game to the Wii; find out if it meets expectations.
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
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.
6 Reasons Resident Evil: Revelations’...
A look at what went wrong with Revelation's script
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 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.
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.
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 Top 10 WiiWare Games
A look at the must-play WiiWare games.
Here's What You Need to Know Before Buying...
What you need to know before buying a video game for someone.
Nintendo's Wii U GamePad High-Capacity Battery
A look at Nintendo's extended battery for the Wii U gamepad.
Dead Space: Extraction - Game Review
Pros : Great story and presentation. Cons : Short. Problematic co-op mode. When I started playing the
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wii-Compatible Flash Games
A guide to finding free flash games you can play in your Wii Internet browser.
The Top 10 Wii Platformers
My picks for the 10 best platformers for the Nintendo Wii.
Donkey Kong Country Returns - Game Review
Review of a fun, very very very very challenging platformer.
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 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.
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?
Trine 2: Director’s Cut - Hands-On Preview
A quick, hands-on look at a scenic Wii U eShop title.
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.
Energizer Flat Panel Induction Charging System
A review of Energizer's first rate Wii Remote induction charger.
Does Michael Pachter Know What He's Talking...
Video game industry analyst Michael Pachter is found of predicting the future of the game industry. Since one of his current predictions is that the Wii U will do poorly, I thought I'd take a look at how accurate his past predictions have been.
12 Games That Should Be on The Wii U
Here are 12 games that would be perfectly suited to the upcoming Wii U console.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Little Inferno - Game Review (Wii U)
A look at the Tomorrow Corporation's Debut indie game.
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.
Madden NFL 13 - Game Review
Madden NFL 13 is the game that taught me what all those little diagrams mean. So I reviewed it.
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 Coolest-Looking Wii Games
A look at the 10 best-looking games you can find for the Nintendo Wii.
Disappointing PS4 and Xbox One Launch Titles...
A look at why the Wii U is the best next-gen console of 2013, and possibly of the following year as well.
EA Sports Active - Game Review
Some people love working out at the gym. There is something about the sweat and strain that just makes
5 Reasons why Xenoblade Chronicles is the Most...
A look at the importance of Xenoblade Chronicles to the Nintendo's future.
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.
A Look at Nintendo's Upcoming Wii U 2014...
Here's my hands-on preview of games Nintendo is bringing out this 2014 holiday season. The games covered are Bayonetta 2, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Hyrule Warriors, and Super Smash Bros.
Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver - Wii U...
An explanation of why you should not buy this game.
Madden NFL 12 - Preview
I recently had a chance to take a look at Madden NFL 12, which comes out this August. Here's what I learned.
Wind Waker HD: Nintendo Makes a Great Game Better
A look at Nintendo's update of the classic game.
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?
"Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2" Video...
Video game review of Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2, a rhythm game for the Wii
Wii MotionPlus - Add-On Review
The MotionPlus gives us the Wii we were expecting years ago.
Nyko Charge Station for the Wii Review
A review of the Nyko Charge Station for the Wii
From Zelda to Splatoon, Nintendo is on Point at...
A look at Nintendo's 2014 E3 presentation, in which Nintendo finally gets it right.
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 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.
Punch-Out!! - Game Review
Review of the boxing game Punch-Out!!, which combines fun with fitness.
What 8 Months with Wii Fit U Did For Me
I finally commit fully to Wii Fit U. Over 8 months, I learn a lot about Nintendo's approach to fitness software, but am I improved by the end?
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword - Game Review
A review of the greatest game ever made for the Nintendo Wii.
The 6 Best Wii Rhythm Games
A look at the best rhythm games for the Nintendo Wii.
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?
Star Wars The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels -...
Video game review of the sword fighting game Star Wars The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels for the Nintendo Wii
Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars - Game Review
Traveller's Tales comes out with their best Lego game to date.
'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 Pirates of the Caribbean - Game Review
Pros: Typical fun Lego formula. Cons: Overlong cut scenes. After basing Lego action-adventure games on
Wii U Specs
A look at the specs for Nintendo's Wii U console.
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.
"FIFA Soccer 09 All-Play" - Video Game Review
Game review of Electronic Arts' FIFA Soccer 09 All-Play for the Nintendo Wii
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 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.
The 6 Most Romantic Wii Games
A look at a few Wii games with a little romance in them.
A Parents’ Guide to the Wii U
A detailed look at the Wii U for parents.
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.
Wii Music - Game Review
A review of the music game Wii Music
Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension -...
My take on the kid's action adventure game Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension.
Stick It to the Man Reviewed
This is the month of Mario Kart 8, but oddly enough, I think I'm more excited by the little indie game Stick It to the Man. But then, I've always been a
How to Make a Mii
Step-by-step instructions for creating the perfect Mii. Page 4.
Ubisoft Showing Nothing for the Wii U This E3
Ubisoft, whose initial strong commitment to the Wii U has eroded due to disappointing sales, has announced that they will have no Wii U or 3DS Games at this
This is the Sort of Third-Party Game One Gets...
With Watch Dogs delayed, possibly forever, and other major games announced for every platform except the Wii U, it often appears that the console can't
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?
Nintendo Reveals GameCube Controller Adapter
Apparently a lot of Super Smash Bros. fans feel the best controller for playing the game was the one that came with the GameCube. In anticipation of the
Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure - Game...
A look at a little girls' game from the perspective of a non-little girl.
Captain America: Super Soldier - Game Review
Pros : Lively action, some okay puzzles. Cons : Spends too much time leading players by the hand. In
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.
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.
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 Wii U Console Review – Flawed But...
A look at Nintendo's follow up to the wildly popular Wii.
Analysis: Will Nintendo Win the Console War by...
Rumors have it that the next consoles from Sony and Microsoft will try to lock out used games. Will this make gamers lean towards buying a Wii U?
Wii U Pro Controller - Peripheral Review
A look at the Wii U's conventional controller alternative
Studios Fighting Over Vaporware Wii Game Sadness
A few days ago, two indie game development companies, Hullbreach Studios and Cthulhi Games, told NintendoLife that they were going to revive Sadness, a game
Art Academy Sketchpad - Wii U Review
A look at Nintendo's Wii U drawing app.
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.
Wii Safety FAQ - Wii Dangers and How to Avoid...
Learn how to avoid injury while playing those dangerously active Wii games.
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.
Five Ways Third Party Publishers Are Ruining...
A look at some of the things third part publishers are doing wrong.
WaraWara Plaza Defined
Definition of WaraWara Plaza. Wii Games.
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.
The Last Story - Game Review
Another great JRPG comes to the Wii.
Deadly Creatures - Game Review
A game review of Deadly Creatures, an action game for the Nintendo Wii
Mario Kart 8 Boosts Wii U Console Sales by 666%...
The British retail monitor Chart-Track has revealed that the release of Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U has given the console a sales boost of 666%, most of it
The 10 Most Overrated Wii Games of all Time
Love these games? Well, you and everyone else in the world is wrong.
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.
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