We already published the list of best Wii U games of all time, now it’s time to discover the best Wii U role-playing games of all time.
With amazing titles like Mass Effect 3: Special Edition, Xenoblade Chronicles X, and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, the Wii U surely have a great collection of role-playing games.
If you’re a fan of both Wii U and role-playing games, I know that you want to know the best Wii U role-playing games of all time.
And in this post, you will get:
- A highly curated and filtered list on the current best Wii U role-playing games
- Developer, publisher, and release date information
- Specific genre of the games
See also: Best Wii U Games of All Time
So here you go.
#5. Paper Mario: Color Splash
A colorful mystery is afoot on Prism Island.
A mystery is afoot on Prism Island – and only Paper Mario can solve it by restoring the island’s vanishing colors with his new Paint Hammer and the powerful Battle Cards up his sleeve.
These fresh layers of strategy, along with the hilarious action adventure gameplay the series is known for, make this one of the most colorful Paper Mario action-adventure games ever.
- A hilarious action-adventure game set on mysterious Prism Island.
- The Paint Hammer lets Mario restore the drained color of Prism Island Color in colorless spots to solve puzzles and search for clues. Revive Toads who have been drained of their color.
- New Battle Card system Cleverly use Battle Cards during puzzling battles to defeat enemies. Summon objects with Things cards. Use Enemy cards to summon allies.
- The new cutout feature allows you to extract areas from environments to overcome obstacles whenever possible.
#4. Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE
Slay monsters—and slay like a pop star—all at the same time, in this brand-new RPG from acclaimed developer Atlus.
A sinister force from another dimension has invaded modern-day Tokyo, resulting in a fantastical barrage of style, fashion, music, and, of course, danger.
So fight back—command your creative potential, save the world…and become a star.
The spirits attacking Tokyo, known as Mirages, steal people away to an alternate dimension and sap their creative energy.
Now you and the rising stars you call friends will need to call on your creative power—manifested as iconic Fire Emblem characters—to save your city.
Play to your strengths in high-energy turn-based battles against rogue Mirages; then fuse items to craft powerful weapons and crush your foes.
Around every corner you’ll find fan-service, including Fire Emblem references, original songs by Japanese entertainment giant Avex, dungeons themed after the entertainment industry, and eye-catching music performances.
#3. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
The popular fantasy action franchise Monster Hunter is now one of the most iconic gaming series in the world selling over 21 million copies worldwide since the series began in 2004.
Players take on the role of a hunter and are sent to explore a settlement within the Monster Hunter universe, completing quests on their journey to seek and slay monsters whilst improving their skills and earning equipment upgrades.
With many challenging monsters and over 200 quests the latest edition to the series is set to be the most expansive offering to date.
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate utilizes the functionalities of the Wii U console to provide players with a truly intuitive hunting experience.
The touch screen feature of both platforms allows players to quickly access in-game books, weapons, field maps and mini games whilst the high quality graphics of Wii U powered by the latest iteration of Capcom’s MT Framework deliver a unique and stunning world for players to explore.
Wii U players will be able to enjoy the hunt with Nintendo 3DS players via a local wireless connection.
Gamers that own both a Wii U and Nintendo 3DS can take advantage of the inter compatibility of save data between the two consoles, taking the hunt from the living room wherever they go.
#2. Xenoblade Chronicles X
Fight for survival while exploring the vast expanses of an unknown planet where anything you see is reachable in your weaponized mech, called a Skell.
Customize a lethal skill set of combat and defensive skills, called Arts, to strengthen your strategies and defeat enemies efficiently.
Attack your enemies from multiple directions using melee weapons, guns, and your greatest asset—your tactical mind.
#1. Mass Effect 3: Special Edition
Earth is burning.
Striking from beyond known space, a race of terrifying machines have begun their destruction of the human race.
As Commander Shepard, an Alliance Marine, your only hope for saving mankind is to rally the civilizations of the galaxy and launch one final mission to take back the Earth.
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