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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.
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 1: How to decide on the right location and alignment for your Wii.
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 1: How to decide on the right location for your Wii U, and optionally how to attach the stand.
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.
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.
How to Use Cheats in Wii Homebrew Games
A list of what you need to run homebrew cheats on your Nintendo Wii.
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.
Never Alone (Kisima Inŋitchuŋa) - Wii...
Never Alone is a very sincere game that combines learning about indigenous Alaskans with climbing and jumping. It succeeds more in one way than the other.
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
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.
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.
How Do I Fix Error #002 on a Homebrewed...
Instructions on dealing with Wii Error #002.
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 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.
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.
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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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.
The Five Games that Best Use the Wii MotionPlus
A look at the games that best used Wii MotionPlus technology.
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.
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 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 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.
The 10 Spookiest Wii Games of All Time
Looking for a game that will make your heart race? Here are 10.
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.
12 Reasons the Wii U Will Ultimately Succeed
Why the Wii U is bound to be a huge success.
How Can I Fix Wii U Sound Lag?
Advice on fixing Wii U sound lag.
Answers to Basic Questions About Mario Kart 8
Answers to commonly asked questions about Mario Kart 8.
The Games Announced for the Wii U
An updated list of the games that have been confirmed for the Wii U in North America.
10 Annoying Things About the Wii U
A few things about the Wii U that just bug me.
The Top 10 Wii Action-Adventure Games
A look at the 10 best action-adventure games released for the Wii.
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
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
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 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 6 Best Wii Rhythm Games
A look at the best rhythm games for the Nintendo Wii.
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.
Nintendo's Seven Biggest Wii U Marketing Mistakes
A look at how Nintendo has failed to sell the Wii U effectively.
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 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.
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.
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 Top 10 WiiWare Games
A look at the must-play WiiWare games.
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.
A Parents’ Guide to the Wii U
A detailed look at the Wii U for parents.
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.
Wii MotionPlus - Add-On Review
The MotionPlus gives us the Wii we were expecting years ago.
How to Make a Mii
Step-by-step instructions for creating the perfect Mii
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.
The Top Stupid Advice Nintendo is Getting
A look at the dumbest ideas game journalists and industry analysts are offering Nintendo.
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.
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.
Fortune Street - Game Review
A look at Nintendo's Monopoly-inspired virtual board game.
What is the Wii Balance Board?
A description and definition of Nintendo's Wii Balance Board peripheral.
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
NERF Sports Pack - Wii Accessory Review
A review of NERF Sports Pack, a set of Wii remote add-ons to emulate sports equipment.
Ben 10 Galactic Racing - Game Review
Fan of Ben 10? You'll have to be to put up with this game.
6 Reasons Resident Evil: Revelations’...
A look at what went wrong with Revelation's script
Donkey Kong Country Returns - Game Review
Review of a fun, very very very very challenging platformer.
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.
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 Dozen Game the Wii U Needs
Here are 12 games that would be perfectly suited to the upcoming Wii U console.
The E3 Presentations: 2015 Report Card –...
Last year Nintendo amazed everyone with a dazzling E3 presentation full of surprises. This year, not so much. Here's a look at how Nintendo did against Sony and Microsoft.
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.
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 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.
The 6 Most Romantic Wii Games
A look at a few Wii games with a little romance in them.
Wii-Compatible Flash Games
A guide to finding free flash games you can play in your Wii Internet browser.
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 Takeaway on Mario-Kart 8 (Wii)
Review of the latest in a long line of Mario Kart games.
Recent Reveals Making Gamers Nervous About Wii...
A look at how gamers are reacting to recent news on the Wii U's online situation.
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.
Mutant Mudds Deluxe - Wii U Game Review
A look at the Wii U port of a 3DS game.
Energizer Flat Panel Induction Charging System
A review of Energizer's first rate Wii Remote induction charger.
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 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.
"Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2" Video...
Video game review of Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2, a rhythm game for the Wii
Here's What You Need to Know Before Buying...
What you need to know before buying a video game for someone.
Cars 2 - Game Review
An unenthusiastic review of Cars 2, a racing game for the Nintendo 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.
Wii U Specs
A look at the specs for Nintendo's Wii U console.
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.
The Top 10 Wii Platformers
My picks for the 10 best platformers for the Nintendo Wii.
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.
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.
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.
Wii Fit Plus - Game Review
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Wii U Pro Controller - Peripheral Review
A look at the Wii U's conventional controller alternative
Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure - Game...
A look at a little girls' game from the perspective of a non-little girl.
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.
The Miiverse Explained
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WaraWara Plaza Defined
Definition of WaraWara Plaza. Wii Games.
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.
SiNG Party - Wii U Game Review
A look at the first singing game for Nintendo's Wii U console.
And Edgy Rail Shooter Offers a Short but...
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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?
The Wii U Console Review – Flawed But...
A look at Nintendo's follow up to the wildly popular Wii.
Punch-Out!! - Wii Game Review
Review of the boxing game Punch-Out!!, which combines fun with fitness.
Asynchronous Gameplay Explained
An explanation of the concept of Asynchronous Gaming, a term used by Nintendo for some of its multiplayer Wii U games.
Five Ways Third Party Publishers Are Ruining...
A look at some of the things third part publishers are doing wrong.
The 10 Most Overrated Wii Games of all Time
Love these games? Well, you and everyone else in the world is wrong.
The 15 Greatest Games Ever Released for the Wii
A look at the very best games to ever come to the Wii.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Nintendo's Wii U GamePad High-Capacity Battery
A look at Nintendo's extended battery for the Wii U gamepad.
Wii Fit U - Wii U Game Review
A review of Wii Fit U, the latest iteration of Nintendo's Wii Fit fitness game.
Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures - Game...
Money: How Many Skylanders Do You Need? How Many Can You Afford? Changing avatars is as simple as replacing
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 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.
From Zelda to Splatoon, Nintendo is on Point at...
A look at Nintendo's 2014 E3 presentation, in which Nintendo finally gets it right.
Deadly Creatures - Wii Game Review
A game review of Deadly Creatures, an action game for the Nintendo Wii
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.
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.
"FIFA Soccer 09 All-Play" - Video Game Review
Game review of Electronic Arts' FIFA Soccer 09 All-Play for the Nintendo 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 Wii's 5 Wackiest, Weirdest Add-Ons
My nominees for the oddest, most over-the-top or least practical accessories produced for the Wii.
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?
Art Academy Sketchpad - Wii U Review
A look at Nintendo's Wii U drawing app.
TVii - Software Review (Wii U)
A look at TVii, a free Wii U service designed to make watching TV in the modern age easier.
Wii Sports Resort - Game Review
Unless you bought your Wii used, it came with Nintendo’s Wii Sports , a game that brilliantly showcases
Nintendo Land - Wii U Game Review
A look at Nintendo's Wii U flag ship game.
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.
Super Mario 3D World - Wii U Game Review
A review of the Wii U's Super Mario 3D World.
LEGO The Hobbit Follows The Films' Overly Epic...
A review of Lego The Hobbit, which follows two-thirds of the film trilogy.
Wii Soft Sports Pack - Accessory Review
A review of Penguin's Wii Soft Sports Pack, an add-on accessory for the Nintendo Wii
Road Rage Comes to Mario Kart 8
Mario Kart 8 has inspired the internet meme LuigiDeathStare, devoted to Luigi's very angry driving face.
Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits -...
Nintendo's game-demo amiibo tie-in Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits is an interesting idea, but it's hard to believe Nintendo really thought it through.
A Look at the Wii U Gamepad and the Wii U's...
A look at the Wii U Gamepad and Nintendo's plans for Wii U social interactivity.
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 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.
"De Blob" Video Game Review
Review of De Blob, a platformer for the Nintendo Wii Video Game Console

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