The Nintendo Wii (simply called Wii) is one of the most distinctive seventh generation consoles, being the less popular (but still popular) rival for the PS3 & Xbox 360.
The success of Wii is neither because of its performance, nor to its graphical capability, but it’s because it provides people with new type of gaming experience, using the Wii Remote to play games.
For those of you who played this unique console in the past or still playing it, I know that you want to know the best Wii games of all time.
Most of you will remember (or even still playing) some of the games mentioned on this list.
#100. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King
A young, new king attempts to build a successful fantasy kingdom in this city-builder title.
Starting with just a single castle, you’ll create a massive and bustling city full of wonderful citizens and adventurers.
This continuation of the Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles franchise lets you craft your own kingdom!
Enjoy ruling a rich fantasy world, where each day you choose what buildings to create and where to allocate resources.
You can also recruit adventurers to send out on expeditions, where they’ll recover various items to boost your city.
The game also includes a New Game Plus mode, as well as additional difficulty settings for repeat playthroughs.
#99. NBA Jam
Slam dunk and run the court in this cartoonish basketball title with real-life athletes and teams!
This is the perfect game for any basketball fan, thanks to its arcade-style gameplay and humorous graphics.
NBA Jam brings all the excitement of the real-life NBA to your Wii console, with stylish graphics and plenty of personality.
You’ll face off in 2-on-2 matches against your favorite teams, while controlling two powerful athletes from your selected team.
There are two unique modes to try, including classic mode and Remix Tour, a new mode that adds in a slew of features.
Regardless, you’ll be soaring through the air, catching on fire, and dunking your way to victory in this entertainment sports title.
#98. Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
This sixth entry in the Guitar Hero franchise lets you feel like a true rockstar!
Grab your guitar peripheral and press the buttons to the beat as you riff through dozens of heavy metal and classic rock tunes.
Guitar Hero has never felt this heavy, as you can now bang your heads with a full band of players.
Choose from guitar, bass, vocals, or drums, and enjoy a journey through the excellent Quest Mode, which has you journeying the world and tearing up the stage.
There are multiple difficulty settings to choose from, which increases the intensity of the notes you’ll have to press.
Like other rhythm games, Warriors of Rock keeps you grooving for hours upon end, provided you have the stamina to do so.
#97. Bit.Trip Void
Take a journey through a black void, where colors and shapes erupt as you grow in size.
Playing as a black ball, your objective is to collect the black squares bouncing around the area, becoming the biggest ball around!
This arcade-like rhythm game is a mixture of many influences and gameplay styles.
The downloadable title (originally available as a WiiWare game) tasks players with moving quick, recognizing patterns, and using fast reflexes.
The game plays out in a retro-looking void, where you’ll have to complete two levels and a boss on each run.
This game is all about achieving a high score, all the while mastering the quickening gameplay.
#96. Rock Band
This rhythm game started a mega-popular franchise, as it allowed players to enjoy rocking out on an assortment of plastic instruments.
Whether you’re a guitarist, singer, drummer, or bassist, Rock Band lets you put your skills to the test in this exciting rhythm game.
Rock Band is very similar in nature to Guitar Hero.
As your chosen song plays, you must press the correct buttons on your corresponding instrument controller as they cascade down the screen.
This game offers an extensive career mode for both solo players and multiplayer groups, along with a slew of fun competitive modes.
The game includes nearly 60 unique songs, spread across a good variety of genres.
If that’s not enough music for you, you can download close to 2,000 songs in the included music store.
#95. Toki Tori
This downloadable title is a remake of 2001 Game Boy Color game of the same name.
In it, players control a baby chick named Toki Tori, who goes on an adventure to save his egg-bound brothers and sisters.
This puzzle/platformer title is similar in nature to Lemmings, as you are given just a few specific tools to work with.
Each level is a race against the clock to collect all the available eggs, while also avoiding dangerous enemies.
There are four unique worlds to progress through, with new tools becoming unlocked as you reach new areas.
Altogether, you’ll have to intelligently use 10 unique tools to save Toki Tori’s siblings, all while dodging the various dangers along the way!
#94. Bit.Trip Beat
This trippy and colorful rhythm game borrows inspiration from classic arcade titles like PONG, while offering a fun and psychedelic twist on things.
By offering simple but addictive gameplay, this Bit.Trip game is one of the best.
The gameplay of Bit.Trip Beat is very simple.
You control a paddle on the left side of the screen, which you move by holding the Wii controller on its side.
By moving the controller up and down, you’ll move the paddle, reflecting various balls and defending your side of the playfield.
As you reflect these “beats”, you’ll occasionally gain powers that enhance your paddle’s abilities.
The game is broken up into three phases, followed by a boss fight.
If you’re good enough to complete each phase of a level, you’ll be able to post your final score.
#93. Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure
This “toy-to-life” game takes the world and lore of the Spyro the Dragon series and adopts it into a brand new adventure, full of memorable characters with distinct abilities and powers.
Like the main Spyro games, Skylanders is a platforming action game with bright levels, tons of collectibles, and exciting combat.
You play the role of the “portal master”, someone who is able to use over 30 different characters by using their portal.
You have a list of characters you can play as, but new characters can be gained by using physical toys that are available as a separate purchase.
There’s a physical collection nature to Skylanders, as well as a classic action/adventure story.
#92. Excitebots: Trick Racing
This racing game features dozens of tracks themed after real world locations, but provides an ample amount of wackiness with its exciting vehicle designs.
Take to the track in a variety of animal-inspired vehicles, each crafted for intense off-road competition.
This is the fourth game in the Excite series, and it features a slew of fun mechanics and modes for repeated gameplay.
There are 25 different courses in the game, and as you race, you’re graded on a rating scale.
Levels are full of crazy jumps, tough obstacles, and death-defying stunts.
There are additional modes that switch the races up, such as “Mirror Excite”, an unlockable mode that features harder opponents and reversed stages.
Along with the handful of fun mini-games that pop up during races, Excitebots has enough variety to keep you interested.
#91. Band Hero
This family-friendly rhythm game is developed by the same folks who made Guitar Hero, but it takes a lot of inspiration from the game Rock Band.
By yourself or with a full band, you’ll rock your way through 65 pop and rock hits, all guaranteed to get you grooving.
Like Rock Band, this game features plastic musical instruments ranging from a drum set to guitars and bass guitars.
After picking your instrument or recruiting a full band of friends, you’ll take on the list of songs and try to achieve the highest score in each.
This game allows you to play as a few celebrity characters, and includes some great features from the previous game, Guitar Hero 5.
If you want to rock out, but don’t consider rock to be your favorite genre, Band Hero should provide a decent variety of tracks to enjoy.
#90. MLB Power Pros 2008
This cartoonish representation of Major League Baseball has all the trimmings of a realistic sports title, but remains approachable and fun.
With a slew of modes and cutesy player characters, this is a great choice for any baseball fan.
This updated version of MLB Power Pros retains most of the modes of its predecessor, while adding in the comprehensive “MLB Life” mode.
Like in previous games, you’re able to select from a full roster of MLB athletes and enjoy a selection of modes.
There’s Season mode, Exhibition mode, Arrange mode, and more.
All these modes let you take control of your favorite players and aim for the bleachers.
The newest mode, “MLB Life” focuses on the life of a professional baseball player, as you follow your selected athlete through various games and seasons.
#89. Madden NFL 07
Experience the thrill of football in the 2006 – 2007 NFL season, but with the added functionality of the Wii’s motion controls!
Play as your favorite athletes and take your place as the best football player of all time.
This excellent entry in the Madden NFL football franchise lets you take control of your favorite teams, all while using your trusty Wiimote.
Unlike other versions of Madden NFL 07, the Wii version of the game makes good use of the “FreeMotion” controls, which take advantage of the Wii’s motion controls.
Besides this change, the game remains packed with fun modes, including Franchise Mode, Season play, and more.
#88. LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
Embark on one of the biggest fantasy adventures of all time as you experience the story of the first six Star Wars films in LEGO form!
Regardless of what kind of gamer you are, there’s a lot of love to have for the LEGO titles.
This LEGO Star Wars compilation features the levels from two games in the series, covering the first six movies.
Either solo or with a friend, you’ll traverse through tons of iconic Star Wars scenes and battles, collecting studs and finding unlockable characters.
Although challenging at times, LEGO Star Wars provides a great combination of family-friendly fun and action.
#87. Kirby’s Return to Dream Land
This Kirby title is a return to form, playing much like the classic Kirby games on Nintendo 64 and earlier.
In this title, Kirby and his friend stumble upon an alien named Magolor, who recruits Kirby and company on an adventure to fix his ship and recover the 120 energy spheres required to do so.
The bright and colorful style and gameplay of Kirby is always a blast, and Return to Dreamland delivers it in full.
You can experience the enjoyable adventure mode with up to four friends, sucking up enemies and gaining their powers.
After you’ve finished the main mode, you’ll unlock a remixed version called “Extra Mode”, as well as a boss rush called “The Arena”.
If you like casual platforming games with adorable characters and graphics, Kirby’s Return to Dreamland is a great choice.
#86. Red Steel 2
After escaping your captors and losing your trusty katana sword, you must track down the members of a gang known as the Jackals.
As a mysterious hero with incredible shooting and sword skills, you’ll help your clan fight back and uncover some unsettling secrets.
Split up into several main missions, the story of Red Steel 2 is simply a stylish accessory for its best feature; the sword fighting gameplay.
Using the excellent Wii controller add-on the MotionPlus, you have free range to swing the Wiimote as your sword, decimating enemies and reflecting bullets.
New missions and extra unlockable abilities provide plenty of replayability as well.
#85. Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal
This episodic adventure game is the fifth game in the Monkey Island series, a franchise that dates all the way back to 1990.
The story brings the player into the continuous adventures of slapstick pirate Guybrush Threepwood.
As Threepwood tries to defeat the villainous ghost pirate LeChuck, he accidentally unleashes something much more dangerous.
If you like wacky humor, solving puzzles, and going on a pirate adventure, then Monkey Island is perfect for you!
This adventure game uses a fun art style to display its funny characters and interesting gameplay, which is sure to bring a smile to your face.
The first episode centers around the accidental release of a virus known as voodoo pox, and it’s up to Guybrush to solve the case!
#84. Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 2: The Siege of Spinner Cay
Puzzles, pirates, and puns are jammed into this second episode of the hilarious episodic adventure series!
Join hero Guybrush Threepwood as he continues to investigate the outbreak of the mysterious voodoo pox and fights off the evil LeChuck.
The second episode in the Tales of Monkey Island series brings more head-scratching puzzles and witty character interactions.
Once again, you’ll explore a lush tropical setting, searching for clues and talking to nearby witnesses.
Explore the dangerous land of Jerkbait Island and become the smartest pirate of all time in this fantastically funny adventure!
#83. Geometry Wars: Galaxies
If bright colors and crazy arcade shooting action is your cup of tea, then look no further than this insanely vibrant game.
Controlling a polygonal spacecraft, you’ll blast through hordes of neon shapes in an explosion of color and mayhem.
This amped up sequel to the original Geometry Wars brings everything you could want from an arcade twin-stick shooter.
There’s a lengthy single-player campaign to dig into, plenty of multiplayer modes to test your skill against friends, and some awesome unlockable content.
This is a great game for quick play sessions, as blasting away countless enemies is both stress-relieving and beautiful to watch.
#82. Trauma Center: Second Opinion
Test your abilities as a surgeon in this excellent remake of Trauma Center: Under the Knife, originally released on the Nintendo DS.
Playing as rookie surgeon Derek Stiles, you must use your medical abilities to solve a mysterious outbreak plaguing your patients.
In this excellent surgeon simulation, you’ll be tasked with performing a wide variety of high-risk medical procedures.
Along with your helpful assistant, you’ll have you mend broken bones, give injections, and suture damaged organs.
Each patient requires a gentle touch, as you’ll be rated on how efficiently and cleanly you operate.
The quick nature of the motion-controls makes this an immersive and intense experience, and one you’ll surely enjoy if you like a challenge.
#81. Trauma Team
This entry in the Trauma Center series delivers more intense simulation gameplay while also offering a gripping and interesting tale of mystery.
Once again, you’ll take control of a medical professional and expertly save lives through a variety of medical procedures.
As the mysterious Rosalisa Virus spreads, you’ll have to battle against previously unknown diseases.
Trauma Team gives players the same challenging gameplay, but opens up the scope of the experience quite a bit.
Instead of playing as one character, you’ll control six different medical professionals, ranging from paramedics to surgeons.
As you progress through the story, you’ll have to treat a variety of patients by utilizing sharp tools and high-tech gear.
The story is a cool mixture of anime-action and intelligent medical mystery, which is highly unique and interesting.
A young boy named Taku must use his newfound powers of wind to save a spirit named Endril and protect his homeworld.
This inventive platformer is playable with both one or two players, and features smart use of the Wii’s motion controls.
As Taku, you’re able to use the power of the wind push obstacles, eliminate enemies, and help traverse dangerous environments.
LostWinds has a fun and cheery art style, and the cooperative gameplay option makes it a great pick for two players!
#79. Wii Fit Plus
Get in shape with this deluxe version of the global fitness phenomenon Wii Fit!
By using the Balance Board accessory, you’ll be on your way to a tone and slim body by playing a variety of fun mini-games.
Wii Fit Plus contains all the mini-games and activities from the original game, plus a handful of new features and gameplay.
There are fifteen new activities, including Rhythm Kung-Fu, Snowball Fight, and Obstacle Course.
You can also relax with new Yoga content, and build up your power with Strength Training.
Customize your own workout routine and have fun while you burn calories all at the same time!
#78. New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat
Jump, attack, and roll to the beat in this musical adventure of massive size!
This is an enhanced version of the Gamecube classic Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, featuring brand new controls, better graphics, and all-new levels!
If you love Donkey Kong but want a unique gameplay experience, look no further than Jungle Beat for your rhythmic needs!
In this awesome platformer, you’ll work your way through a number of different Kingdoms, each containing a few levels and a boss fight.
By tapping the controller and using motion controls to move about, you’ll play to the beat in this new and exciting Donkey Kong adventure!
#77. EA Sports Active More Workouts
An awesome expansion to EA Sports Active, More Workouts does exactly what it says; offers more awesome workouts!
By attaching the Wii-motes and Nunchuck controllers to various pouches on your limbs, this workout title tracks your movements precisely.
This expansion pack offers a better variety of workouts, including watersports, boxing mini-games, and an aerobics class.
Play with a friend or workout solo as you slim down with a variety of fun activities!
#76. The House of the Dead: Overkill
Special Agent G and Detective Isaac Washington gear up to take down the crazed zombies of the apocalypse in this hilarious and graphic on-rails-shooter.
The House of the Dead franchise has been a huge hit in arcades since its inception, and Overkill brings the fun of arcade light-gun games straight to your Wii console!
As you work your way through seven unique levels of horrifying yet humorous violence, you’ll blast through countless waves of the undead.
You can build up your score by racking up a combo meter, and do some serious damage with extra weapons.
This is a shooting game that’s meant purely for adults only, and it’s one of the funniest shooters available on the entire platform.
#75. Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth
Taking place long before the original Castlevania title, this prequel title has you controlling vampire-hunter Christopher Belmont.
As always, it’s your job to hunt down the most powerful vampire known to man; Dracula.
If you love the classic Castlevania series, this downloadable Wii title is perfect for you!
Across six unique levels, you’ll battle hordes of terrifying creatures using your trusty whip.
Each level ends with a climactic boss fight, guaranteed to test your skills.
You can also upgrade your whip by collecting various powerups, and even use neat secondary weapons.
For fans of the ghoulish and undead, this is one adventure you shouldn’t pass up!
This remake of the Playstation 1 classic, Klonoa: Door to Phantomile adds brand new graphics, new controls, and an updated story.
Playing as the main character Klonoa, you and your buddy Huepow must fight to save your homeworld.
This platforming game plays from a side-scrolling perspective, but uses cool cel-shaded graphics to produce a 3D look.
Your abilities are limited, but you’re still able to knock through enemies using Huepow’s powerful ring.
Stages are filled with enemies and obstacles to clear, and there are huge bosses to take down as well.
This is a colorful and lighthearted platformer that’s great for players of all ages.
#73. de Blob
One day in the colorful Chroma City, the evil INKT corporation sucks all of the colors from the landscape.
Playing as the titular “de blob”, you must work your way across the city, helping civilians and painting the town back to its original glory.
de Blob is a mixture of platforming gameplay, exploring levels, and filling the world with color.
The game is broken up into several levels, wherein you must traverse the city landscape and re-paint everything.
You can suck up colored paint with your character, transferring it to walls and buildings by jumping on them.
This is a relaxed and enjoyable adventure, best for those who love bringing a bit of color to their world.
#72. Wii Fit
Burn calories with one of the most popular and successful exercise video games of all time!
With the Balance Board accessory, you’ll tilt, lean, and move through countless exciting mini-games aimed to keep you in shape.
This is a great game to pick up if you want to get in shape, but lack the motivation to go to the gym.
Wii Fit helps you stay healthy by containing a wide variety of workout activities, including yoga, aerobatics, and strength training.
Despite raising your heartbeat, games are designed to be entertaining and easy-to-learn, such as hoola-hooping and Rhythm Boxing.
This is a great way to get exercise regardless of your age or gaming skill!
#71. NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits
In a world of Greek gods and mythology, you play as Nyx, a spirit who seeks out the iconic character Icarus.
As you make your way through the beautiful scenery, you’ll make great use of your god-like powers.
This side-scrolling puzzle adventure is as pretty as it is fun, with gorgeous graphics and an awesome atmosphere.
Playing as Nyx, you move around using the Nunchuck controller, and aim your powerful spells using the on-screen crosshairs.
There’s a great mixture of action and puzzles, as your wits will be tested as much as your strength.
Greek mythology lovers should definitely check out this charming and exciting indie platformer.
#70. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play
This golfing simulation game gives you complete control over your swing, thanks to the fun and inventive use the Wii-mote motion controls.
You’re free to choose from a wide selection of professional golfers, testing your skill on numerous real-world golf courses.
This version of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 contains all the great content that it did on the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.
However, it also adds a slew of fun party games, as well as the excellent motion controls.
Playing Tiger Woods 09 is easy-to-learn, as you simply swing the Wii-mote like a golf club.
Besides checking out the excellent golf course recreations, you can take your golfer on the road with the PGA Tour mode.
This is simply one of the best golfing titles available on the Wii, packed with realism and fun.
#69. Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 4: Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective
Join the wacky cartoon-wrestler Strong Bad on an adventure through his wild world.
In this episode, Strong Bad collects his friends for a movie premiere, allowing players to jump into the screen and live in the movies!
Like in other episodes of Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People, this episode has you making dialogue choices, solving some puzzles, and generally having a good time.
On this episode, you’ll jump into Strong Bad’s own movie, “Dangeresque 3”.
This adventure game is full of silly humor and funny voices, and you’ll surely have a laugh while playing through.
We strongly recommend this episode for adventure game enthusiasts!
#68. MLB Power Pros
Take to the field and enjoy a game of baseball with cartoonish characters in this previously-Japanese only baseball game.
This title combines the real-world athletes of Major League Baseball with fun and joyous cartoon graphics.
This baseball game brings the best of both worlds to the Wii, combining fun motion controls with a huge selection of game modes.
You can play as any of the 2006 Major League Baseball season players, recreated to look like cutesy bobblehead characters.
There’s a good variety between quick modes like Home-Run Derby and the longer modes like Season Mode and Success Mode.
This is a great baseball title to pick up if you value great gameplay over realistic graphics.
#67. Call of Duty: Black Ops
This first-person-shooter takes place during the Cold War, where you play as grizzled combat expert Alex Mason.
As Alex recalls various moments of warfare, you’ll jump from country to country, experiencing those battles from his perspective.
Call of Duty is one of the most recognizable names in shooting games, and for good reason.
Black Ops is another excellent entry in this standout franchise, delivering a solid single-player campaign, fantastic online multiplayer, and addictive additional modes.
There’s truly something for every kind of player, as the massively popular “Zombies” mode can easily be played for dozens of hours on its own.
Regardless of what mode you’re playing, you’ll blast through a variety of enemies using both classic and experimental weapons.
Black Ops is easily one of the best shooting games on the Wii, and a first-person shooter that everyone should try.
#66. Dawn of Discovery
A spin-off of the Anno franchise, Dawn of Discovery tasks you with exploring new and fertile lands in the year of 1404.
As you attempt to spread the reign of King George, you’ll encounter various tactical obstacles, which you must overcome using strategy and wit.
There are two main modes in this real-time strategy title, including a lengthy Story Mode and the endless Continuous Play mode.
Regardless of which mode you choose, you’ll be tasked with building a civilization from the ground up.
As you explore small islands at sea using your ship, you’ll have to collect resources and build cities from scratch.
The Story Mode is a great way to learn the ropes, whereas Continuous Play lets you run free.
Strategists and would-be kings will love this simulation title!
#65. Madden NFL 09 All-Play
Grab onto the pigskin and toss your best spiral in this awesome entry in the popular Madden NFL football franchise.
With easy-to-learn motion controls, this “All-Play” version of the game makes it simple to jump in.
Like the other Madden NFL titles, 09 All-Play has a slew of modes that range from full Season gameplay to simple Exhibition play.
It also features a more simplified “Five-on-Five” mode, where you won’t have to worry about complicated plays or strategy.
Additionally, you can get your friends together for some mini-games in Party Mode.
Overall, this version of Madden NFL 09 is great for players wanting a streamlined football experience.
#64. WarioWare: Smooth Moves
Chasing a mysterious creature that has stolen his food, Wario arrives in an ancient temple holding a relic known as the Form Baton.
Wario, along with a slew of personable characters, have fun using the Form Baton in a series of micro-games.
The WarioWare franchise is great for lightning-quick gameplay sessions, and Smooth Moves adds motion controls into the mix.
There are well over 100 different micro-games to try, and each one will have you using the Wii-mote in interesting ways.
After finishing the single-player mode you can enjoy Smooth Moves in multiplayer mode, where up to 12 players share a Wii-mote.
This is an incredibly funny and addictive game with tons of personality.
#63. Rhythm Heaven Fever
Tap to the beat in over 50 different mini-games, each with a focus on music and rhythm.
There is tons of extra content to unlock and enjoy as well, which will surely keep your head bopping to these catchy tunes.
This game is similar in structure to WarioWare, where the main game is made up of a series of smaller mini-games.
Using either one or two buttons, you’ll control a large variety of characters in unique gameplay scenarios.
Across each game, you’ll have to tap, press, and hold buttons to the music, being rated on your accuracy and rhythm.
Finishing levels allows you to access “Remix” versions, which are slightly altered and often more challenging.
A large number of unlockable toys and gimmicks provide a lot of replayability, giving you hours of enjoyment.
#62. A Boy and His Blob
When the alien planet of Blobolonia is under threat by an evil Emperor, a small blob alien travels to Earth to seek help.
After meeting a young boy, the pair go on an epic journey across Earth and space, all to save the blob’s home planet.
This excellent remake of the classic NES game A Boy and His Blob gives players colorful visuals, fun platforming gameplay, and some tricky puzzles as well.
There are over forty unique levels, and each one will require you to use your puzzle-solving skills to guide the boy to safety.
In order to defeat enemies and solve puzzles, you’ll feed the blob a variety of jellybeans, unlocking new powers.
This game is full of nostalgia and wonder, and a great choice for fans of platformers.
#61. Muramasa: The Demon Blade
Set on the main Japanese island of Honshu, players control two vastly different characters.
One, a runaway ninja, the other, a princess.
In a world of magic and wonder, the terrifying “Demon Blades” have brought forth Hell and madness into the world, and it’s up to you to stop them.
Muramasa has exceptionally beautiful graphics, and it’s one of the most unique looking games available on the system.
Playing as the two characters, you’ll make your way through numerous side-scrolling levels packed with mythological enemies.
You can use equip various weapons to adjust your stats, unlocking devastating Secret Art moves.
As you progress through the game, you’ll unlock some awesome new abilities, go on new quests, and become an absolute master of swordsmanship.
#60. Mario Kart Wii
Nintendo’s most popular kart racer is back on the Wii in this hugely entertaining title.
Controlling your kart with one of four different control styles, you’ll speed through colorful courses in a wide variety of interesting game modes.
Not only is Mario Kart Wii one of the best-selling Wii games, but it’s also one of the most content-filled as well.
As always, you are free to choose your favorite Mario franchise character and hop into a custom race cart, placing in various tournaments.
There are sixteen brand new tracks and sixteen classic tracks, as well as twenty-four playable characters.
A slew of multiplayer options makes this a must-buy party game, sure to bring excitement to any Wii party.
#59. Rage of the Gladiator
In the fantasy city of Avalance, a young prince is framed for a murder and sent to fight in the arena as punishment.
With each foe more intimidating than the last, Gracius must fight to retain his honor and life.
If you’ve ever played the Nintendo classic Punch-Out!, then this boss-battle heavy fighting game will feel very familiar.
Each battle is a fight against a boss character, where you must attack, dodge, and block at the right time.
After beating the ten opponents for the first time, you’ll unlock Challenge Mode, where you must fight each foe again.
Hop into one of fourteen different vehicles and test your balance in this challenging platforming game.
As you race back and forth across the level, you’ll unlock new paths, forcing you to make massive death-defying jumps.
There are over 100 unique levels to complete in MotoHeroz, and each one will have you exploring colorful and cartoonish environments.
The main gameplay is less about speed and more about control, as you attempt to complete levels unscathed.
In addition to the main Story Mode, there are also online and local multiplayer options. New levels are posted online frequently, providing new challenges.
#57. Wii Sports Resort
Take a tropical trip and enjoy your vacation with some classic sports mini-games in this colorful sequel to the Wii’s excellent pack-in game.
There are fifteen unique sports mini-games to try out in Wii Sports Resort, and most of them make great use of the Wii Motion Plus accessory.
Using fun motion controls, you’ll enjoy sports like Wakeboarding, Frisbee, Canoeing, Swordplay, and more.
The lighthearted vacation feel makes this a relaxing yet engaging sports experience that is easy-to-play regardless of age or experience.
#56. No More Heroes
A normal geek named Travis with exceptional swordsmanship becomes one of the best assassins around when he accepts a deadly deal for some extra cash.
Mixing stylized graphics with unique combat, No More Heroes is one of the Wii’s more mature games.
Throughout the game, you must defeat the top ten assassins, completing various side activities to earn cash along the way.
The open-ended nature of the gameplay and free-roam world gives players plenty of control over Travis’ journey.
The anime-inspired visuals are a great match-up with the quick-paced action, resulting in a visually explosive and adrenaline-pumping good time.
#55. Bully: Scholarship Edition
15-year-old troublemaker Jimmy Hopkins arrives at the high-class boarding school, Bullsworth Academy.
As he struggles to fit in with the other kids and adopt his class schedule, Jimmy explores the school grounds and surrounding town, helping out townsfolk and teachers.
Despite its high school setting, Bully tells an engrossing and interesting coming-of-age story.
The lengthy single-player story is broken up across several chapters, taking place throughout the school year.
Playing as Jimmy, you’ll pick up a large number of missions from various characters, which have you bending the rules and playing rough.
Bully is easily one of the best open-world games of all time, and a surprisingly effective story with memorable characters.
#54. Mega Man 10
The blue bomber is back, and using his iconic Mega Buster, he must solve the mystery of a disease plaguing robots.
Once again, you’ll battle through challenging side-scrolling levels, fighting bosses and gaining their powers.
The Mega Man franchise is one of the most iconic Nintendo series of all time, and Mega Man 10 continues the excellence that the series is known for.
There are eight colorful stages to pick from, and it’s up to you which order you’ll tackle them in.
As you defeat various robot bosses, you’ll gain their special powers, giving you an advantage in battle.
If the challenging gameplay is too tough, you’ll be happy to know that there are multiple difficulty levels for less-experienced players.
When a dangerous virus takes its hold on Varrigan City, a violent game-show called DeathWatch makes its move.
Offering citizens a vaccine if they simply kill another contestant, the streets devolve into bloody displays of heartless violence.
Playing as chainsaw-wielding contestant Jack, it’s your job to paint the streets of Varrigan City red.
As you progress through the game’s linear levels, you’ll dismember, decapitate, and destroy other contestants in DeathWatch.
The game features fun and exciting combat, including a few segments where you control a beastly motorcycle.
The highly stylized graphics make this a memorable game with an awesome visual flare.
#52. Tetris Party
Despite being one of the most iconic games of all time, Tetris Party manages to provide some excellent Tetris action in some new and fun ways.
Match blocks and clear lines either solo or with a group of friends with this endlessly enjoyable puzzle game.
Tetris Party combines the classic modes that you would expect in a Tetris game with some more unique modes of play.
Besides Marathon mode, you can enjoy linking tetriminos together in Co-op Tetris, Shadow Mode, and even a mode that utilizes the Wii Balance Board accessory.
There are both online and local multiplayer modes, offering up to six players online and four players offline.
#51. Art Style: ORBIENT
Use gravity to your advantage in this quirky cosmic puzzle game.
Over 50 different levels, you’ll guide a small planet through space, growing in size and mass.
Part of the Art Style indie game franchise, Orbient is a simple but addictive puzzle experience.
Introduced at a low price, this indie puzzle game presents unique head-scratchers with a fun gravitational twist.
As you tweak the gravitational pull of your planet, you’ll absorb smaller planets, navigating your way to the size goal.
Although it’s not very complex, Orbient is surprisingly fun and engaging.
#50. EA Sports Active
This exercise game makes smart use of the Wiimotes by attaching them to your limbs with accessories, monitoring your movements.
With great workout activities that get you sweating, you’ll find yourself slim and fit in no time!
If you like games like Wii Fit, you’ll love this comprehensive exercise title from EA Sports.
By using the included pouch accessories or the Wii Fit balance board, you’ll get your heart rate going with some awesome exercise.
This includes a 30-day challenge, a virtual workout coach, as well as achievable trophies for your progress.
You can even make a custom routine that hits all your desired areas!
#49. Call of Duty: World at War
Experience the horrors of World War II in this entry of the hugely popular Call of Duty franchise.
Hopping from various theaters of war, you’ll shoot your way through various historical battles.
This is one of the most popular Call of Duty games of all time, mainly due to its excellent new modes and interesting story.
The main campaign is spread across 15 different levels, packed with first-person shooter action.
You can also have a blast in the wave-based Zombies mode, where you and three friends must survive an onslaught of undead enemies.
With extra multiplayer options and plenty of unlockable content, there’s more than enough Call of Duty gameplay to enjoy!
#48. Pro Evolution Soccer 2008
Stretch out your legs and do some warm-ups for this exciting game of soccer!
Enjoy your time on the pitch with numerous licensed teams and players, all with a cool new style of play.
Although this soccer title is available on other major gaming consoles, the Wii version is a very different experience.
Using your Wii-mote, you’ll drag and drop players across the field.
Passing and shooting is a simple affair, performed by simply aiming your Wii-mote and tapping a button.
A few new modes are exclusive to the Wii version, including the lengthy “Champions Road”.
It also contains awesome online capabilities, sure to keep you and your friends kicking it all night long.
#47. GoldenEye 007
Grab your coolest spy gadgets and jump into a wonderful remake of the Nintendo 64 classic also titled GoldenEye 007.
Generally considered one of the best first-person shooters of all time, this Wii remake takes the Nintendo 64 mainstay and takes everything to the next level.
While this remake nails the gameplay and tone of the original Nintendo 64 game, it smartly changes up some features by offering new levels, new characters, and some obvious graphical upgrades.
Playing as super-spy James Bond, you’ll work your way through a number of missions.
Using gadgets, gear, and high-tech weapons, you’ll experience the same GoldenEye story with a few twists.
Offline and online multiplayer add a lot to the experience, providing hours upon hours of replayability.
#46. Swords & Soldiers
Suit up as one of three unique factions and battle for dominance in this exciting strategy title!
This strategy game boasts not only a lengthy single player campaign mode but also fun multiplayer options for group play.
Players get to choose their faction, including the Aztec, Imperial Chinese, and Viking armies.
By advancing towards the opposing team and collecting resources, you’ll tear through their defenses and claim the victory.
This is a great game for anyone who enjoys a dash of strategy with their epic warfare.
#45. Bit.Trip Flux
Move your paddle to the beat in this exciting and colorful rhythm game.
As a part of the Bit Trip series, Flux provides a great gameplay experience at a fraction of the normal cost of a video game.
Like the classic game PONG, players must maneuver a paddle to deflect incoming beats that match up with the music.
There are three different modes available, but you must first unlock them by progressing through the standard mode.
The overall objective is to maintain your rhythm and push your high-score further and further, unlocking new content.
#44. Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection
Prepare your flippers and take on a slew of famous pinball tables from the renowned manufacturer Williams in this epic collection of arcade history.
This fantastic collection of pinball classics includes 10 of the most popular pinball tables ever released.
Players can choose from a great selection, including Pin-Bot, Taxi, FunHouse, and more.
Each table has been expertly recreated, and the pinball physics feel life-like and satisfying.
Each table includes a helpful guide that details how to play it, making this a must-own for any pinball aficionado.
#43. Dead Space: Extraction
The cosmic horror of the Dead Space franchise continues on the Wii, in this action-packed on-rails shooter.
Test your reflexes and your fear factor as you battle against the terrifying Necromorph aliens.
This excellent on-rails shooter combines the intense atmosphere of the Dead Space franchise with the epic action of the arcade!
As you automatically stroll through the creepy Aegis VII colony, you’ll have to blast away countless aliens to ensure your survival.
Despite being super scary, blasting necromorphs has never felt so fun, as Extraction gives players tons of cool weapons to handle the alien threat.
In combination with your kinetic super-powers, the action provides great relief from the otherwise horrifying visuals.
#42. Mega Man 9
Our favorite side-scrolling action hero is back in this nostalgic trip through challenging stages.
Once again, you take on the role of Mega Man, a robotic boy with the ability to absorb enemy powers.
Fight back against the oppressive robot masters in this modern take on an NES classic franchise.
If there’s one thing that the Mega Man franchise is known for, it’s the difficulty level.
This ninth entry in the numbered series doesn’t tone down the challenge, instead providing a new generation of players with ultra-tough levels and enemies.
As you progress through the game, you’ll earn new powers that open up better combat options.
The simple controls give way to deceptively tough platforming and action sequences, guaranteed to get your blood pumping.
#41. No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle
Travis Touchdown is back, and as the world’s best assassin, he’s got plenty of enemies to deal with.
Using your beam katana sword, you’ll slice through enemies in this stylized and humorous action title.
Like the first game, No More Heroes 2 revolves around Travis Touchdown’s attempts to take down various assassins and claim his spot as the best.
This sequel contains more action, better mini-games, and a faster pace than the original.
The highly stylized graphics play well with the anime-inspired storytelling, making this a funny and violent adventure.
#40. Guitar Hero: Metallica
Jam out to the best songs from one of rock’s greatest bands, Metallica.
Using the tried-and-true formula of Guitar Hero, you’ll feel like a member of the band as you shred through tough guitar riffs and head-banging tracks.
This Guitar Hero title lets players pick from guitar, bass, drums, and vocals.
Besides the lengthy and enjoyable career mode, you can take your skills online, where you’ll battle against other musicians.
You can even share your own tracks via the Guitar Hero Tunes options!
The star of the show is the extensive list of Metallica tracks, ranging from their early works to more recent.
There are nearly 50 unique songs to choose from, ensuring that you and your friends will continue rocking long throughout the night.
#39. Bit.Trip Complete
Take a quick dive into several addictive arcade experiences in this awesome indie compilation pack!
This awesome package of indie games contains all six Bit.Trip titles, including Bit.Trip Runner, Bit.Trip Beat, and more.
Each game has incredibly simple controls and concepts, and are designed for quick play sessions.
You’ll enjoy racking up the high score in a great variety of genres, ranging from rhythm to runner.
If you enjoy the simple things in life, this is one compilation you won’t want to miss.
#38. Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 5: 8-Bit Is Enough
In the final episode of this animated adventure game, the wacky Strong Bad accidentally damages his home arcade machine.
This leads him on a wacky journey through a video game infused world.
This season finale of Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People is a great experience for fans of meta-humor, specifically that of the video game industry.
The Strong Bad series is renowned for its wacky humor and oddball writing, and Episode 5 is no different in that regard.
Players will explore a handful of locations, make some dialogue choices, and generally enjoy the ridiculous stroll through the fictional world of “Free Country USA”.
#37. Boom Blox
The aim of the game is destruction in this colorful and funny physics-based puzzle game!
Using your Wii remote, you’ll attempt to knock down tall towers of blocks, using a variety of fun gadgets and gizmos.
Boom Blox is one of the Wii’s most satisfying games, as it rewards you for knocking down giant towers of blocks.
Each level presents you with a limited number of items, and your goal is to successfully knock down the structure.
This simple concept is expanded upon in some fun ways, as there are over 400 levels of excitement to complete.
The game can be played either solo or with a group of friends, and players can even create their own levels!
#36. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11
Grip your club and prepare to swing through as a professional golfer in this excellent entry in gaming’s most popular golf franchise!
This fantastic golf simulation game continues the mark of quality that the Tiger Woods brand signifies, and adds a slew of awesome features at the same time.
Players can still enjoy standard golf on a variety of realistic courses, and the game’s physics are as life-like as ever.
In addition to standard controls, PGA Tour 11 introduces two new controls schemes.
Both make great use of the Wii mote, especially the “Tour Pro” control mode, which gives you a first-person view while swinging.
There are plenty of exciting modes and features to try, including dozens of fun mini-golf courses.
#35. Monster Hunter Tri
Take on humongous monsters either solo or with an online group, wielding an assortment of deadly and powerful weapons!
The Monster Hunter series is all about toppling huge bosses and earning loot, all while fighting in your desired playstyle.
In an effort to help a small fishing village from the giant monsters nearby, you must complete various hunts and missions in order to progress.
This entry in the series allows you to use a slew of awesome weapons, including swords, bows, axes, and more.
Each weapon has a distinct gameplay feel, which makes each play style stand out and feel unique.
There’s nothing quite like vanquishing a giant monster in this exciting action title!
#34. LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias
In this cute and quirky indie platforming sequel, a young boy named Toku seeks out his missing mother.
This game introduces an interesting weather seasons mechanic, adding new puzzles and a nice visual touch.
Like the first game, this indie sequel is full of witty puzzles, colorful visuals, and a heartfelt story.
Players once again take on the role of Toku, a young boy with a thirst for adventure.
After discovering a village trapped in eternal winter, Toku must find a way to alter the seasons and save the town.
This leads him on a vibrant adventure that has you navigating excellent levels, learning new abilities, and solving puzzles.
After some progress, Toku can even change the seasons at will, opening up new possibilities and puzzle solutions.
#33. Super Paper Mario
Mario must save the day yet again when an evil sorcerer named Count Bleck kidnaps his friends.
His adventure will take him through multiple dimensions on an unforgettable journey.
This sequel displays the same great thin-paper visual style that the Paper Mario franchise is known for, but drastically changes the gameplay and progression.
Instead of playing like an RPG, this game works as a sidescrolling platformer.
Mario must progress through various worlds, interacting with friendly characters and solving puzzles.
In order to do so, Mario can switch between the flat second dimension, or roam freely within the third dimension.
This fun shakeup presents loads of new possibilities in this creative Mario sequel.
#32. And Yet It Moves
Navigate through a tough and challenging world made out of paper, turning and tweaking the levels in order to reach the end!
This interesting puzzle platformer blends a unique visual style with some interesting gameplay mechanics.
Players control a simple character, simply composed of white chalk lines.
You must move your character through a series of maze-like levels, with each new stage presenting unique challenges.
Your main advantage is the ability to rotate the level, opening up new paths and unblocking obstacles.
This quirky indie title will have you scratching your head and thinking from new directions!
#31. Pro Evolution Soccer 2009
Enjoy a fantastic game of soccer in this excellent entry in the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise.
It is simply one of the best sports games on the Wii, with awesome physics and some great controls.
This soccer simulation title makes some big improvements over previous years, including new modes, better controls, and smarter opponents.
You can enjoy a full season of soccer, or try your hand at playing like a pro in the “Become a Legend” mode.
There are even cooperative options, letting you and a friend simultaneously control a team together.
Soccer fans should look no further, as this is an absolute must-buy Wii game for any fan of the sport.
Physics are your friend in this puzzle title, where you must navigate a magical book as you control a pool of water.
Whereas most puzzle games have you manipulating blocks and levers, Fluidity puts you in control of one of the elements itself; water.
Players move the water by tilting their Wiimote, avoiding obstacles and transforming into ice and vapor.
Your goal is to collect the various “rainbow drops”, which will clear the magical book of the dark magic infecting it.
#29. Sin & Punishment: Star Successor
In a cosmic setting with multiple dimensions and various versions of Earth, it’s up to you to blast through dangerous aliens who are set on destroying you.
This interesting action shooter blends together intense rail-shooting gameplay with a complex and interesting sci-fi story.
Levels are fun and easy to play, as you are automatically guided through them, defeating enemies with your guns or sword.
There are multiple control styles available, some of which take advantage of the Wii Zapper and Classic Controller.
Star Successor gives players a great feeling of power, and it delivers an arcade-shooting experience that is addictive and enjoyable to play.
#28. Little King’s Story
One day, a lonely boy named Corobo finds a magical crown that gives him the powers necessary to become a leader.
After being appointed the leader of a small village, he works to grow the town into the most successful city in the land.
Fixing up a city is no short order, regardless of the size of the king you play as!
As Corobo, you’ll walk around your growing town, ordering citizens to complete various building projects.
Eventually, you’ll get to travel outside of your small town, exploring the lands for various treasures and valuables.
The whole game focuses on having your townsfolk do actions for you, whether it’s building, attack, or adventuring.
The fun blend of management gameplay and questing makes this a lighthearted adventure with some interesting mechanics to learn.
#27. DJ Hero
Spin the decks as a virtual DJ in this awesome rhythm game from the makers of Guitar Hero!
With the popularity of electronic music rising and the success of the Guitar Hero and Rock Band games, it didn’t take long for a DJ-based rhythm game to hit the shelves.
Luckily, this is one of the most addictive and enjoyable music simulators in years.
You can scratch and shift to the beat of over 100 different songs, playing in a variety of modes.
You can enjoy a single player career and rise to the top of DJ stardom, as well as battle your friends in exciting multiplayer contests!
#26. Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure
Go on a pirate adventure and sail the high seas with Zack and his monkey pal Wiki!
When the pair discover a sentient skull that claims to be the famous Captain Barbosa, they go on a treasure hunt for the ages.
This fun adventure title mixes classic point ‘n click game mechanics with a neat and stylish pirate theme.
Players control Zack from a third person perspective, and each level has numerous puzzles that keep the coveted treasure chest out of your reach.
By interacting with the environment and using Wiki’s transformation powers, you’ll solve some dastardly puzzles and get rewarded with points.
This lengthy solo adventure is a great time, with plenty of pirate-themed humor and puzzles.
#25. Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars
It’s an anime/fighting game crossover battle as all your favorite Capcom fighting game characters take on the Tatsunoko anime lineup.
For fans of games like Marvel vs Capcom, this crossover title contains the same colorful and chaotic fighting action.
There are 26 different characters to play as, and you’ll have to unlock some by spending coins that you earn in the game.
You can take on Arcade mode, Survival mode, Time Attack mode, or battle online against other players!
Either way, you’ll love picking a pair of your favorite characters and fighting your way to the top.
#24. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
Arguably the best “classic” Guitar Hero title, this excellent game has a packed tracklist of some of the best rock songs of all time.
Although the Guitar Hero craze got going with the first two games, this third entry is where the franchise really hit its stride.
Using your trusty guitar controller, you’ll jam your way through over 70 different popular rock songs.
Multiple difficulty levels offer a challenge for players of all skill, and the various multiplayer modes are awesome for intense competition.
Few Guitar Hero titles encourage you to shred like Legends of Rock, and it’s tons of fun to become a guitar master.
#23. Guitar Hero World Tour
Enjoy more of the same quality Guitar Hero gameplay you know, but now with a full set of instruments!
Playing the guitar is no longer the only option, as you can sing your heart out, bash away at the drums, and lay down a little bass too.
Everything that was awesome about the past Guitar Hero games is still here but raised to the next level.
With the inclusion of new instrument peripherals, you can now team up with your friends and enjoy a full band Career mode!
Take your band online and battle against other groups, all battling it out for the best score.
There are 86 different songs to master, and you can even create your own using the Music Studio mode.
Go toe-to-toe with some of the goofiest and biggest boxers around in this sequel to the classic Nintendo sports series.
This intense boxing game is a perfect fit on the Wii, as the motion controls really make you feel like you’re in the match!
Playing as the iconic boxer Little Mac, you’ll climb the ranks in the boxing circuit by knocking out dozens of unique opponents.
Each boxer has specific attacks and tells, and it’s your job to capitalize on mistakes and punish accordingly.
With multiple campaign modes and a split-screen mode, there is more than enough variety to keep racking up the KO’s.
#21. Boom Blox Bash Party
Steady your aim and bash through more blocks than ever before in this exciting destruction-based puzzle sequel!
This sequel provides more of the same great ball-throwing action as the original, with more variety and levels.
The aim of each level is simple.
Using a select number of thrown items, you must topple carefully stacked towers of blocks.
There are over 400 unique levels with varying themes, including new space and water worlds.
This is an excellent game for parties and multiplayer play, due to the plethora of content and options.
#20. Donkey Kong Country Returns
When an evil Tiki tribe threatens Donkey Kong Island, it’s up to the iconic ape to take them down.
The king of the jungle returns in this epic follow-up to the Super Nintendo classic franchise Donkey Kong Country.
If you played the original Donkey Kong Country games, you’ll feel right at home with this fresh new adventure.
Although the graphics are updated and modern, the classic platforming gameplay is just as challenging and fluid as ever before.
Playing as the ape Donkey Kong, you’ll roll, jump, and slam through various side-scrolling stages.
There are hidden collectibles to uncover in each level, leading to hidden shortcuts and new content.
This is a must-own for any Super Nintendo fan, as it easily lives up to the legacy of the original.
#19. New Super Mario Bros. Wii
Mario and his friends are back for another bright and exciting adventure when Bowser kidnaps Princess Peach yet again.
Travel through eight unique worlds either solo or with a group in this coop-focused platformer!
This sequel to the Nintendo DS platformer hit brings coop Mario Bros. action directly to your Wii console!
With up to four friends, you’ll dash through colorful levels and attempt to reach the goal.
The motion controls of the Wii mote are used well, allowing players to perform a variety of cool moves.
New power-ups like the Propellor Suit and Ice Flower bring fresh gameplay variety, making this an excellent sidescroller for players of all skill levels.
#18. Kirby’s Epic Yarn
Join Kirby on another epic adventure as he travels through Patch Land in an effort to recover the seven magic yarn pieces that hold the world together.
This cute and cuddly Kirby game brings the iconic pink fluff ball to a brand new world, completely crafted out of yarn.
Unlike other Kirby titles, Kirby cannot fly or suck up enemies, so he has to use his powers of transformation to get the job done.
Using your yarn whip ability, Kirby can pick up enemies and toss them, creating an impromptu slingshot.
The game is fully playable with a coop partner as well, making this a great platformer for young children and adults alike.
#17. DJ Hero 2
Take another trip to the decks as you spin your way through this electrifying rhythm game sequel.
With more songs, more effects, and better multiplayer, there are hours of disc-spinning fun to be had.
Like the original game, this rhythm game uses a cool DJ-deck peripheral that simulates spinning discs like a true superstar.
With 83 unique remixes, there are more than enough dance tracks to get your heart rate pumping!
In addition to the lengthy career mode, you can also play cooperatively or competitively online, as well as lend your voice in the vocal tracks.
This sequel also puts a bigger emphasis on freestyle track-mixing, letting the player groove to the beat in their own style.
#16. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10
It’s time for another laid back trip to the golf course in this excellent entry in the Tiger Woods franchise.
With more modes and better controls, this is one of the best golfing games on the Wii.
Although the new controls and extra modes are the main attractions, it’s hard to deny just how great the core golfing gameplay is in this Tiger Woods sequel.
Whacking the ball with your choice of clubs feel great, especially when you use the Wii Motion Plus accessory.
There’s a great selection of courses as well, including some championship tournaments as well.
The Wii version of this game includes an exclusive Disc Golf mode as well!
#15. Guitar Hero 5
This Guitar Hero sequel raises the stakes by introducing a slew of new features, all while delivering the same great rock and roll experience!
While the gameplay of Guitar Hero 5 is very similar to Guitar Hero World Tour, it manages to stand out due to some cool new features.
Players can now drop in and out of gameplay at any time, so you won’t have to pause a song for a new player to join.
The new Rockfest competitive mode adds tons of new scoring metrics, encouraging you to play in new and exciting ways.
The list of songs has some great variety, containing over 80 songs from just as many unique bands and artists.
#14. The Beatles: Rock Band
Enjoy the rock-solid gameplay of the Rock Band series while performing the iconic and catchy songs of The Beatles.
Often considered the most focused Rock Band game, this Beatles-focused title really makes you feel like part of the mega-popular band.
There are 45 unique Beatles songs to rock out to, and this game supports up to six instruments at one time!
The main story mode guides you through the band’s history, as you perform new songs at a variety of locations and real-world venues.
This is a highly recommended purchase for any fan of the Rock Band series, or anyone who enjoys The Beatles discography.
The white wolf Amaterasu has an epic destiny, considering she’s the goddess of the sun.
When the ancient and evil spirit Orochi is released into the lands of Nippon, Amaterasu must use her celestial brush to paint away his influence.
Originally released on the PlayStation 2 and Gamecube consoles, this is a colorful and vibrant adventure full of life and quirky characters.
The game is steeped in Japanese folklore and visuals, and players use a giant paintbrush to defeat enemies and clear obstacles.
The controls feel incredibly natural with the Wii mote, making gameplay quick and effortless.
You’ll have a blast exploring the lands of Nippon and discovering its secrets, as this lengthy adventure has tons of content to enjoy.
#12. Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
After a run-in with an evil clone of herself, bounty hunter Samus Aran gains the ability to use enhanced abilities.
As Space Pirates threaten the peace of the galaxy, Samus must travel to various planets to save her comrades and destroy the darkness overtaking the galaxy.
This conclusion in the Metroid Prime franchise brings tons of awesome first-person-shooter action while introducing some new mechanics as well.
Players will enjoy traversing the various planets in the game, finding new power-ups and fighting against Space Pirates.
Some of the new features include alternative firing modes, X-Ray Vision, and other helpful abilities.
This cosmic journey is intense and lengthy, providing plenty of chaos and entertainment.
#11. Cave Story
Taking place on a floating island full of caves, you awaken with no memory or idea of who you are.
When you discover that the residents of the island are falling victim to the side effects of newly sprouted red flowers, it’s your job to find the source.
This updated version of the hit indie adventure game makes its way to the Wii digital store, bringing a new visual look, brand new modes, and awesome music remixes.
The simplistic visuals give way to an exceptionally difficult platformer, which will require you to explore the 2D environment and find upgrades.
You’ll make various choices as you play, which can change the outcome of the story.
Overall, this is a challenging game with a neat art style and one that has plenty of replayability.
#10. Rayman Origins
When the sounds of their snores awaken the magical old granny in the woods, she releases an army of evil creatures into the world.
Rayman and his friends must travel through the Glade of Dreams to restore peace.
This exciting side-scrolling platformer was well received due to its colorful visuals, excellent gameplay, and challenging difficulty.
Your journey through the Glade of Dreams can be executed either by yourself or with friends, thanks to the drop-in cooperative play.
In order to progress, you’ll need to rescue a number of colorful creatures, growing your power.
There are plenty of hidden levels and unlockable content, ensuring you’ll always have some Rayman action available.
#9. Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition
When the president’s daughter is kidnapped by a cult of villagers, special agent Leon Kennedy must fight to save her.
Often regarded as the best game in the Resident Evil franchise, this bloody and graphic adventure is as fun to play as it is scary.
Using the Wii remote to aim at the screen, you’ll cautiously make your way through the game world, battling terrifying enemies and monsters.
Ammo is rare and healing items are rarer, making this a survival-horror experience that will test your skill.
If you haven’t played this classic third-person shooter, be sure to buy it as soon as possible!
#8. Xenoblade Chronicles
Set on top of two titanic creatures, a fantasy story of epic proportions plays out.
When a young man named Shulk has his home attacked by invading enemies, he sets out for revenge against the evil Metal Face.
This massive role-playing game is full of engaging combat, interesting settings, and a gripping fantasy narrative.
In your quest to find and defeat Metal Face, you’ll explore some truly awesome settings.
As you complete quests for various characters, you’ll grow in power and become even stronger!
The game has tons of quests to complete, and additional systems that track your relationships with characters.
This is an excellent RPG experience with dozens of hours of content, sure to please any fan of the genre.
#7. Metroid Prime Trilogy
Experience the full saga of Samus Aran in this three-game compilation of the Metroid Prime trilogy.
Control the cosmic bounty hunter Samus on all three of her fantastic first-person adventures!
This amazing collection brings together Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime: Echoes, and Metroid Prime: Corruption for one epic first-person package!
Not only is this an excellent deal, but the first two games have been updated with Wii motion controls and extra content as well.
All of the three games are masterpieces in their own right and provide countless hours of awesome single-player action.
Having the entire trilogy in one place is essential for any Wii owner.
#6. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
All of your favorite characters across Nintendo’s most popular franchises battle it out in exciting multiplayer fights!
Pick your favorite character and rise to the top in this excellent party-fighting game.
If you’re a fan of Nintendo characters and party games, this fantastic fighting game is perfect for you and your friends to play!
Enjoy a slew of multiplayer modes where you and your friends will battle it out, using various upgrades and weapons that drop into battle.
You can even play special multiplayer modes that provide wacky variations like huge characters.
There’s also a lengthy single-player adventure to enjoy titled The Subspace Emissary, which will take dozens of hours to finish.
This is generally considered one of the best fighting games of all time, so you should definitely grab your copy today!
#5. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
High above the clouds in the city of Skyloft, a young knight named Link continues his training.
When his childhood friend Zelda is dragged into the mythical land below the clouds, Link goes on an epic journey to rescue her.
This entry in the classic gaming franchise The Legend of Zelda takes the story to the sky and beyond, introducing a variety of new mechanics and gameplay possibilities.
Like previous games, you’ll journey through different areas, fighting enemies and completing puzzle-filled dungeons.
As you gain new upgrades and powers, you’ll be able to access new areas.
There are plenty of bosses and fearsome enemies to fight in this wonderful fantasy tale, and Skyward Sword is one of the longest Zelda games yet!
Enjoy flying through the clouds and using brand new weapons and abilities in this amazing Wii exclusive game.
#4. World of Goo
One day, pipes start appearing across a peaceful land occupied by Goo creatures.
Sucked into the pies and transported to the World of Goo Corporation, the creatures are processed into products.
Intent on preventing their doom, the Goo creatures must work together to escape.
This quirky puzzle game mixes simplistic controls and easy-to-understand physics to create an excellent brain teasing experience.
Players must guide the Goo through the four chapters of the main game, stacking on top of each other to form bridges and structures.
There are over 45 unique levels to complete, so be prepared to get your thinking cap on!
World of Goo is simply one of the best indie games of all time and a fantastic addition to your Wii library.
#3. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
When the Zant, the King of Twilight invades the land of Hyrule, it quickly begins to be sucked into the Twilight Realm.
A young farmhand named Link finds himself caught in the middle of this epic event, and must use his newfound powers of transformation to save his homeland.
This dark and gritty adventure game is another excellent entry in the prestigious franchise The Legend of Zelda.
Players will once again guide Link through a lengthy adventure, delving into dungeons and upgrading his gear.
This game focuses on the ability to turn Link into a wolf, which opens up a bunch of new puzzle elements and gameplay mechanics.
The lengthy story will take you to several beautiful and mystical worlds, where you must use all your training to survive.
#2. Super Mario Galaxy 2
During the centennial Star Festival, Princess Peach is kidnapped once again by a giant version of Bowser.
Along with his new Luma friend, Mario takes to the stars to rescue Peach and defeat Bowser.
This sequel takes all the original joy and wonder of the first Super Mario Galaxy title and introduces new mechanics, more levels, and tons of platforming entertainment.
As players explore various planets collecting Power Stars, they’ll unlock some awesome abilities.
You can ride on fan-favorite character Yoshi, play as Mario’s brother Luigi, and transform with a wide selection of new powerups.
Levels are full of imagination and challenge, guaranteed to put your 3D platforming skills to the test.
Hours upon hours of excellent platforming gameplay await you in this excellent sequel!
#1. Super Mario Galaxy
Right before their trip to the Star Festival, Mario and Peach are interrupted by Bowser, who picks up the Princess’ castle and flees into space.
After being sent hurtling through space by the wizard Kamek, Mario must travel through the galaxy on an epic adventure.
In many ways, this 3D platformer feels like a direct sequel to Super Mario 64, flooding players with nostalgia and positive feelings.
This cosmic adventure will have players exploring over 40 unique planets, collecting valuable Power Stars to fuel Mario’s trip back home.
The Wii’s motion controls give players more control over Mario than ever before, unlocking new moves and abilities.
After you’ve finished the game and collected all 120 Power Stars, there’s even more content to enjoy!
If you loved Super Mario 64, you absolutely have to play this game.
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