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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.
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 3: How to Connect your Wii to your television. Page 3.
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 3: How to connect your Wii U to your TV if your TV doesn't have an HDMI port.
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.
What to Do If Your Wii Can't Read a Disk
Simple instructions on how to try and fix an unreadable disk.
The Best Wii Games to Aid Your Workout
A look at the Wii games that will give players the best workout.
A Close-Up Look at the Wii U
Answers to all your Wii U questions.
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.
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 7 Best Wii Party Games
A look at the best party games for the Nintendo Wii.
How to Use Cheats in Wii Homebrew Games
A list of what you need to run homebrew cheats on your Nintendo Wii.
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 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 Five Games that Best Use the Wii MotionPlus
A look at the games that best used Wii MotionPlus technology.
How Do I Fix Error #002 on a Homebrewed...
Instructions on dealing with Wii Error #002.
The Top 10 Free HTML5 Games You Can Play On the...
A listing of HTML5 games you can play on the Wii U browser.
Chariot - Wii U Game Review
Chariot is an unusual platformer in which you must drag a hearse everywhere you go. Is traveling with a dead body an interesting twist on the genre, or just some dead weight?
How to Work Around System Updates if Your Wii...
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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 10 Spookiest Wii Games of All Time
Looking for a game that will make your heart race? Here are 10.
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.
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.
10 Annoying Things About the Wii U
A few things about the Wii U that just bug me.
12 Reasons the Wii U Will Ultimately Succeed
Why the Wii U is bound to be a huge success.
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.
Wii U Browser - Tips and Tricks
How to get the most out of the Wii U's Internet Browser.
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 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?
Answers to Basic Questions About Mario Kart 8
Answers to commonly asked questions about Mario Kart 8.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Parents’ Guide to the Wii U
A detailed look at the Wii U for parents.
The Complete Guide to Wii Workout Games
Details on all the workout games released for the Nintendo Wii.
The Top 10 Wii Action-Adventure Games
A look at the 10 best action-adventure games released for the Wii.
How Can I Fix Wii U Sound Lag?
Advice on fixing Wii U sound lag.
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 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
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.
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 10 WiiWare Games
A look at the must-play WiiWare games.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
12 Games That Should Be on The Wii U
Here are 12 games that would be perfectly suited to the upcoming Wii U console.
Nintendo's Seven Biggest Wii U Marketing Mistakes
A look at how Nintendo has failed to sell the Wii U effectively.
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 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.
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 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 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.
Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures - Game...
Money: How Many Skylanders Do You Need? How Many Can You Afford? Changing avatars is as simple as replacing
Wii Fit Plus - Game Review
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6 Reasons Resident Evil: Revelations’...
A look at what went wrong with Revelation's script
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.
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!! - Wii Game Review
Review of the boxing game Punch-Out!!, which combines fun with fitness.
Energizer Flat Panel Induction Charging System
A review of Energizer's first rate Wii Remote induction charger.
The 10 Coolest-Looking Wii Games
A look at the 10 best-looking games you can find for the Nintendo 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.
Here's What You Need to Know Before Buying...
What you need to know before buying a video game for someone.
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.
Skylanders Trap Team - Wii U Review
Skylanders Trap Team is back with a new gimmick and a whole lot more stuff to buy.
Pikmin 3 - Hands-On Preview
A look at one of the most noteworthy Wii U launch titles.
The 6 Best Wii Rhythm Games
A look at the best rhythm games 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
The Top 10 Wii Platformers
My picks for the 10 best platformers for the Nintendo Wii.
Wii Sports Resort - Game Review
Unless you bought your Wii used, it came with Nintendo’s Wii Sports , a game that brilliantly showcases
"Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2" Video...
Video game review of Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2, a rhythm game for the Wii
Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident -...
Pros: Good story and puzzles. A rare return to adventure games. Cons: None, if you like hidden object
Nintendo's Wii U GamePad High-Capacity Battery
A look at Nintendo's extended battery for the Wii U gamepad.
Wii MotionPlus - Add-On Review
The MotionPlus gives us the Wii we were expecting years ago.
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.
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.
The 6 Most Romantic Wii Games
A look at a few Wii games with a little romance in them.
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.
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 10 Most Overrated Wii Games of all Time
Love these games? Well, you and everyone else in the world is wrong.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword - Game Review
A review of the greatest game ever made for the Nintendo Wii.
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 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.
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.
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.
Wii U Pro Controller - Peripheral Review
A look at the Wii U's conventional controller alternative
Fortune Street - Game Review
A look at Nintendo's Monopoly-inspired virtual board game.
Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver - Wii U...
An explanation of why you should not buy this game.
The Wii U Console Review – Flawed But...
A look at Nintendo's follow up to the wildly popular Wii.
WaraWara Plaza Defined
Definition of WaraWara Plaza. Wii Games.
Virtua Tennis 4 - Game Review
Pros: Nicely designed MotionPlus mode. Cons: Most of game requires use of really bad control set up.
Nyko Charge Station for the Wii Review
A review of the Nyko Charge Station for the Wii
NERF Sports Pack - Wii Accessory Review
A review of NERF Sports Pack, a set of Wii remote add-ons to emulate sports equipment.
The Top Stupid Advice Nintendo is Getting
A look at the dumbest ideas game journalists and industry analysts are offering Nintendo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Logitech Cordless Keyboard for Wii - Product...
Product review of the Logitech Cordless Keyboard for the Wii game console.
Wind Waker HD: Nintendo Makes a Great Game Better
A look at Nintendo's update of the classic game.
Wii Safety FAQ - Wii Dangers and How to Avoid...
Learn how to avoid injury while playing those dangerously active Wii games.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Game Review
Video game review of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
What is the Wii Balance Board?
A description and definition of Nintendo's Wii Balance Board peripheral.
Wii Music - Game Review
A review of the music game Wii Music
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.
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.
Spy Chameleon - RGB Agent - Wii U Review
Did you know chameleon's don't really change color to hide - they do it to control their body temperature! But they do in the reasonably clever puzzle game Spy Chameleon - RGB.
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?
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U - Game Review
The latest iteration of Nintendo's hugely popular brawling series is here, and my friends were thrilled to come over and play it with me.
The Takeaway on Mario-Kart 8 (Wii)
Review of the latest in a long line of Mario Kart games.
How to Make a Mii
Step-by-step instructions for creating the perfect Mii. Page 5.
uBoost - Review of Nyko's Wii U Gamepad Battery...
A review of Nyko's battery pack add-on for the Wii U Gamepad
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.
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
Wii Fit U - Wii U Game Review
A review of Wii Fit U, the latest iteration of Nintendo's Wii Fit fitness game.
The 15 Greatest Games Ever Released for the Wii
A look at the very best games to ever come to the Wii.
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.
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.
Unreviews: Notable Games I Bailed On in 2014
A look at some of the games that I sampled in 2014 but couldn't bring myself to review.
A Look Back at How 2014 Treated the Wii U
After a rough start, a great E3 and some big hits have resulted in a pretty good year for the Wii U. Here's a look at the console's ups and downs in 2014.
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.
Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure - Game...
A look at a little girls' game from the perspective of a non-little girl.
Skate It - Game Review
A review of the Wii skateboarding video game Skate It
Lego Pirates of the Caribbean - Game Review
Pros: Typical fun Lego formula. Cons: Overlong cut scenes. After basing Lego action-adventure games on
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.
TVii - Software Review (Wii U)
A look at TVii, a free Wii U service designed to make watching TV in the modern age easier.
How Do I Find Release Dates for Upcoming Wii...
How to learn the release dates of upcoming games.
SiNG Party - Wii U Game Review
A look at the first singing game for Nintendo's Wii U console.
Wii U Specs
A look at the specs for Nintendo's Wii U console.
The Voice - Wii U Review
The karaoke game The Voice purports to be based on the TV series of the same name, but while it's not a bad karaoke game, it doesn't put much effort into looking like the series.
Watch Dogs - Wii U Review
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The Last Story - Game Review
Another great JRPG comes to the Wii.
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker - Wii U Review
Nintendo offers fans of Mario 3D World's Toad levels a lovely gift in the form of this engaging puzzle game.
The Future of the Wii U - Best Case Scenario,...
Conjectures on the future of the Wii U, ranging from Nintendo's ultimate dream to their worst nightmare.
Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension -...
My take on the kid's action adventure game Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension.
5 Reasons why Xenoblade Chronicles is the Most...
A look at the importance of Xenoblade Chronicles to the Nintendo's future.
Nyko Wireless Sensor Bar - Accessory Review
Behind my entertainment center, which contains a TV, DVR, receiver, turntable and 6 game consoles, there is a twisted mass of cords that is formed into a great Gordian knot. Perhaps that is why I am so fond of cordless devices like Nyko’s Wireless Sensor Bar for the Wii.
The Top 5 Wii Games of 2013
A look at the best games to reach the Wii in 2013
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