Wii Games: Most Popular Articles
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?
Step by step instructions on how to hack your Wii and install homebrew software.
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.
A guide to installing the homebrew channel to the Wii Mode of your Wii U.
An explanation of the uses of the various controllers supported by the Wii U.
A step-by-step guide to streaming media from your PC to your Wii U using the Plex Media Server.
Step 3: How to Connect your Wii to your television. Page 3.
Answers to all your Wii U questions.
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.
Why the Wii U is bound to be a massive failure.
Simple instructions on how to try and fix an unreadable disk.
Step 3: How to connect your Wii U to your TV if your TV doesn't have an HDMI port.
A look at the Wii games that will give players the best workout.
A guide to finding free flash games you can play in your Wii Internet browser.
Why the Wii U is bound to be a huge success.
Looking for a game that will make your heart race? Here are 10.
A list of what you need to run homebrew cheats on your Nintendo Wii.
A look at the Tomorrow Corporation's Debut indie game.
The workout game ExerBeat wants to make working out fun. It wants to make working out engaging, musical and varied. What it doesn’t want to do is make you work out very hard.
Most people get a Wii balance board , the peripheral that watches how you move your feet, when they get
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.
A look at the best party games for the Nintendo Wii.
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.
Answers to commonly asked questions about Mario Kart 8.
A lot of games have been implied or rumored to be coming out for the Wii U. Here are the most convincing rumors.
: How Do I Play Games that Require a System Update if My Wii is Homebrewed? System updates are dangerous
A look at the two major services that allow you to stream media from a PC to a Wii U
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.
A look at the games that best used Wii MotionPlus technology.
Some of the best new Wii U products on the market for the 2013 holiday season.
A look at the first singing game for Nintendo's Wii U console.
An explanation of TV resolutions as they relate to video games in general and the Wii U in particular.
Instructions on dealing with Wii Error #002.
Accidentally updating a Wii operating system can result in the loss of the Homebrew Channel. Here’s how to get your homebrew back.
A few things about the Wii U that just bug me.
Looking for games to play with your kids? Here's six that are fun for them and you.
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.
A look at some of the many cool features of the Wii U.
Detailed explanations on how to know what peripherals you might need to buy for the Wii.
A look at the 10 best action-adventure games released for the Wii.
A listing of HTML5 games you can play on the Wii U browser.
Details on all the workout games released for the Nintendo Wii.
While there are certainly too many mini-game releases for the Wii, some of them are a lot of fun. Here are 10.
A list of games proposed for the Wii U that are trying to raise funds on Kickstarter.com and Indiegogo.com
A look at some places where Nintendo went wrong in their Wii design, with advice on how to do things right for Wii U
What you need to know before buying a video game for someone.
A look at the must-play WiiWare games.
How to get the most out of the Wii U's Internet Browser.
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.
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?
A look at yet another game licensed from some lame TV series. Does it live down to its source?
An updated list of the games that have been confirmed for the Wii U in North America.
My picks for the 10 best platformers for the Nintendo Wii.
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.
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.
Here are my choices for the best puzzles games you can play on the Wii.
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.
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.
As the Wii sails off into the sunset, let's take a moment to ponder upon all the things that were wrong with it.
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.
Know someone who doesn't seem interested in video games? Here are a few potential mind-changing games.
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.
Advice on fixing Wii U sound lag.
Step-by-step instructions for connection your Wii to the Internet for Online Play or to Download Games. Covers both wired & wireless connections.
A look at Amazon's Instant Video service, which allows Wii and Wii U owners to access entertainment through their consoles.
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.
A look at Nintendo's extended battery for the Wii U gamepad.
Definition of WaraWara Plaza. Wii Games.
Gaming can be hard on the body. This is how I control the pain in my hands from my repetitive stress injuries.
The latest One Piece game captures the look and feel of the series, but is that enough?
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.
Here are 12 games that would be perfectly suited to the upcoming Wii U console.
Review of the latest in a long line of Mario Kart games.
A look at Nintendo's MotionPlus-enabled Wii Remote Plus, as well as a few words on Nintendo's latest MotionPlus game, FlingSmash
A look at what went wrong with Revelation's script
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.
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.
A look at how Nintendo has failed to sell the Wii U effectively.
A look at the dumbest ideas game journalists and industry analysts are offering Nintendo.
A look into the motives of some disgruntled gamers complaints regarding The Legend of Zelda, Skyward Sword.
A review of Energizer's first rate Wii Remote induction charger.
A look at a little girls' game from the perspective of a non-little girl.
Traveller's Tales comes out with their best Lego game to date.
PlayBoxie, a site that links to various free online HTML5 games, has just added a Wii U section featuring games compatible with Nintendo's home console. There
The MotionPlus gives us the Wii we were expecting years ago.
Game review of Electronic Arts' FIFA Soccer 09 All-Play for the Nintendo Wii
A look at the 10 best-looking games you can find for the Nintendo Wii.
Things are looking bleak for the Wii. Will Nintendo really try and keep it alive once they have the Wii U to play with?
A look at the best rhythm games for the Nintendo Wii.
A list of the games that used the Wii remote in the cleverest, most original ways imaginable.
A review of the greatest game ever made for the Nintendo Wii.
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
Video game review of Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2, a rhythm game for the Wii
While Nintendo is shutting down it's Wii servers on May 20, there may still be a way for owners of the console to continue playing Super Smash Bros. Brawl and
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 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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Step-by-step instructions for creating the perfect Mii. Page 3.
Fan of Ben 10? You'll have to be to put up with this game.
Once again critics are laying into a Nintendo console. But like the stopped clock, could they be right just this once?
If Nintendo Lives and Dies on Zelda and Mario, Would Their Best Bet Be to Ditch Third Parties and Drop Weird Controllers?
Mario Kart TV Goes Live on the Web
A look at Nintendo's Monopoly-inspired virtual board game.
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.
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.
A look at a few Wii games with a little romance in them.
Another great JRPG comes to the Wii.
Mickey Mouse runs rampant through a cartoon world with paint and paint thinner in one of the best games ever made for the Wii.
As Microsoft Looks Beyond Games, Will Gamers Find New Appreciation for Nintendo?
A look at the importance of Xenoblade Chronicles to the Nintendo's future.
A look at why the Wii U is the best next-gen console of 2013, and possibly of the following year as well.
A look at Nintendo's 2014 E3 presentation, in which Nintendo finally gets it right.
A look at Majesco's exercise game, Zumba Fitness World Party, for the Wii and Wii U.
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.
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.
Brits Have Best Mario Kart 8 Ad
A review of the Nyko Charge Station for the Wii
Nintendo generally announces their Nintendo Direct videos in advance, but in a surprise move, today's Mario Kart 8 presentation was sprung on audiences.
The Internet has been awash in the usual leaks that consist of a typed list of games someone thinks or hopes will be announced at E3, poorly designed to
Unless you bought your Wii used, it came with Nintendoâs Wii Sports , a game that brilliantly showcases
A game review of Deadly Creatures, an action game for the Nintendo 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.
Pros: Good story and puzzles. A rare return to adventure games. Cons: None, if you like hidden object
There's a new online guide to use the coloring tools in the Wii U's Art Academy: Sketchpad. The guide is not a product of Nintendo but of someone named Holly
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.
When playing movie-licensed games, the quality of the movie rarely reflects the quality of the game. But LEGO The Hobbit comes across as a pretty sincere
Wii Sports Club has been released one sport at a time over a year. Now it's all here, and it's all fun.
A look at the specs for Nintendo's Wii U console.
Pros : Fun choreography and visuals. Great exercise. Cons : Scoring is broken. While Just Dance was a
Love these games? Well, you and everyone else in the world is wrong.
Some people love working out at the gym. There is something about the sweat and strain that just makes
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.
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?
Review of a fun, very very very very challenging platformer.
Review of the boxing game Punch-Out!!, which combines fun with fitness.
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?
There has been a flood of info on the upcoming Hyrule Warriors this week thanks to an article in the Japanese game magazine Famitsu (ZeldaInformer has a
Breaking the mold of indie retro platformers on the Wii U, Master Reboot is an atmospheric 3D adventure game about virtual life after death.
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A detailed look at the Wii U for parents.
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.
My nominees for the oddest, most over-the-top or least practical accessories produced for the Wii.
An explanation of the concept of Asynchronous Gaming, a term used by Nintendo for some of its multiplayer Wii U games.
A look at gesture gaming technology, both before and after the introduction of the Wii.
A look at the Wii U's conventional controller alternative
A detailed list of all the new features of the Wii U 4.0 system update.
A review of Nyko's battery pack add-on for the Wii U Gamepad
Learn how to avoid injury while playing those dangerously active Wii games.
Pros: Typical fun Lego formula. Cons: Overlong cut scenes. After basing Lego action-adventure games on
A look at Disney's latest movie tie-in game for the Wii and Wii U.