Best Third Party Wii U Games

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Skylanders SuperChargers

Platform:

Wii U

September 20, 2015

Skylanders SuperChargers features a brand-new class of heroes, called SuperChargers who are distinct with fresh moves, powerful attacks and all-new weapons. These SuperChargers also have special in-game abilities that aid Portal Masters fight Kaos. Twenty new SuperChargers character toys and twenty new vehicle toys will be available.

Metascore:

87

User Score:

5.8

SteamWorld Heist

87


17.

SteamWorld Heist

Platform:

Wii U

October twenty, 2016

Join Captain Piper Faraday, smuggler and occasional pirate, as she recruits a rag-tag team of steam-driven robots and sets out on a daring risk. With your hearty crew you lot’ll lath, loot and shoot your way through enemy spaceships. Overcome the challenges of the vast frontier past upgrading your robots with unique abilities, weapons – and even fashionable hats!

Metascore:

87

User Score:

viii.0

Pikmin 3

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Pikmin 3

Platform:

Wii U

August 4, 2013

Pikmin 3 is a reimagined, mass-action strategy title from the critically acclaimed Pikmin series. Players accept command of 3 explorers and an assortment of cute Pikmin in a struggle for survival. Past exploiting the unique abilities of these petty Pikmin creatures, players solve puzzles, battle dangerous predators and forage for food needed to save the explorers’ home planet.

Metascore:

87

User Score:

8.seven

Need for Speed: Most Wanted U

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted U

Platform:

Wii U

March 19, 2013

Need for Speed: Most Wanted is an open world Racing game. The game is the 19th release in the long-running Need for Speed franchise, but hearkens back to the earliest games in the series equally players compete in races with police unified against them. Races take a set showtime and cease point, with the open earth game design allowing players to complete each using whatsoever path they can find. Additional features include a unique alloy of Simulation and Arcade gameplay, social play options through the Autolog 2 characteristic, exciting multiplayer support, and a large selection of performance vehicles.

Metascore:

86

User Score:

seven.five

Bayonetta

86


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Bayonetta

Platform:

Wii U

October 24, 2014

Bayonetta is a cinematic and fashionable activity game from the creative mind of Hideki Kamiya. As a gun-wielding witch with powers beyond the comprehension of mere mortals, Bayonetta faces-off confronting countless enemies in a game of 100% pure all-out activity. Outlandish finishing moves are performed with acrobatic grace as Bayonetta flows from one fight to some other. Bayonetta pushes the limits of the action genre with magnificent over-the-superlative action and fast-paced, dynamic climax gainsay.

Metascore:

86

User Score:

8.8

Gunman Clive HD Collection

86


21.

Gunman Clive Hd Drove

Platform:

Wii U

September 3, 2015

In the year of 18XX, the west is overrun by thugs and outlaws. A grouping of bandits accept kidnapped Mayor Johnsons girl and are spreading havoc across the land. Gunman Clive must rescue the girl and bring gild to the westward, and so cease the fight in Gunman Clive 2. His battle against the bandits takes him all around the world and beyond.

Metascore:

86

User Score:

8.2

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

Platform:

Wii U

March 4, 2016

A dark force, shrouded in twilight, has invaded the vast land of Hyrule. To restore light to the world, team up with the mysterious animate being Midna and comprehend the darkness to transform into a divine wolf. Fight through labyrinthine dungeons, survive puzzling traps in this legendary Zelda hazard. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is ready in a world bursting with life—but also shadow. A dark figure from the Twilight Realm has invaded the globe of light. Every bit Link, a farmhand turned cursed beast, join forces with the impish Midna and trusted (albeit unusual) allies to survive a quest that’ll take you to the farthest corners of Hyrule and beyond… to the Twilight Realm. This emotional take a chance is now on the Wii U console with improved visuals and controls—and new challenges. Cull Hero Mode to take 2x normal damage, or tap the Wolf Link amiibo figure to unlock the tough Cave of Shadows. [Nintendo.com]

Metascore:

86

User Score:

8.6

Mass Effect 3: Special Edition

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23.

Mass Effect 3: Special Edition

Platform:

Wii U

November 13, 2012

World is on fire. Striking from across known space, a race of terrifying machines have begun their destruction of the man race. As Commander Shepard, an Brotherhood Marine, your only promise for saving mankind is to rally the civilizations of the galaxy and launch i final mission to accept dorsum the Earth. Mass Effect 3 features boosted missions, weapons, and characters for both single thespian and multiplayer including the Extended Cutting ending and an interactive backstory experience.

Metascore:

85

User Score:

7.4

Assassin's Creed III

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24.

Assassin’s Creed III

Platform:

Wii U

November 18, 2012

The Colonies, 1775: A brave your warrior fights to save his homeland. Only what begins as a struggle over territory turns into a journey that will transform him into a Master Assassinator – one that will forever alter the destiny of a newborn nation. Assume the role of Connor, warrior son of a Native American female parent and British father. Every bit the colonies draw closer to revolution, you volition dedicate your life to the liberty of your clan, becoming the spark that ignites the revolution into a total blaze. Your crusade will lead you through blood-soaked battlefields and crowded city streets, to the perilous wilderness and stormy seas. Ever know where your enemies are with a larger, more expansive overhead map at your fingertips. Easily change your weapons on the fly to vary your combos without ever stopping the action on-screen.

Metascore:

85

User Score:

7.3

NBA 2K13

85


25.

NBA 2K13

Platform:

Wii U

November 18, 2012

Featuring an enhanced MyCAREER mode and new gameplay features, NBA 2K13 lets gamers pit the best players in NBA history against the new dynasty of talent, including the much-debated matchup between the 2012 U.South. Men’s National Team and the 1992 “Dream Team.”

Metascore:

85

User Score:

vii.2

Darksiders II

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Darksiders 2

Platform:

Wii U

November eighteen, 2012

Darksiders Two follows the exploits of Decease, ane of the 4 horsemen of the Apocalypse, in a weaving tale that runs parallel to the events in the original Darksiders game. This ballsy journey propels DEATH through various lite and night realms as he tries to redeem his brother WAR, the horseman who was blamed for prematurely starting the Apocalypse in Darksiders.

Metascore:

85

User Score:

7.ix

Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition

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27.

Batman: Arkham Metropolis – Armored Edition

Platform:

Wii U

Nov eighteen, 2012

Adult past WB Games Montreal, Batman: Arkham Metropolis Armored Edition is the enhanced version of the game created by Rocksteady Studios. The Wii U version delivers the same impactful story and gameplay every bit the original championship, this time with enhanced gameplay mechanics and features made possible with the Wii U and its unique GamePad. Batman: Arkham City is set up in the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham Metropolis’south thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Featuring an vast Rogues Gallery of Gotham Metropolis’s about unsafe criminals including Catwoman, The Joker, The Riddler, Two-Face, Harley Quinn, The Penguin, Mr. Freeze and many others, the game allows players to genuinely experience what it feels like to be The Night Knight delivering justice on the streets of Gotham City.

Metascore:

85

User Score:

8.5

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse

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28.

Shantae and the Pirate’southward Expletive

Platform:

Wii U

Dec 25, 2014

Commence on a brand new take a chance which teams Shantae with her arch nemesis, Risky Boots! When a curse falls upon Sequin Land, Risky Boots and Shantae must join forces to battle unimaginable evil. Shantae must give up her chore as Scuttle Towns “Guardian Genie” and go a pirate if she hopes to go her magic back and save the day. Equally a pirate, Shantae gains new weapons and tools to accelerate her quest and power through monsters! * Flintlock Pistol (nail enemies and switches from afar) * Pirate Hat (glide on the wind using this enormous headwear) * Risky’s Boots (run at super speeds! Chain your attacks every bit yous nuance through enemies & over lava) * Cannon (blast yourself into the air on a belch of black pulverisation) Core Gameplay Components: * Whipping! Destroy monsters, topple bosses, and solve puzzles with your hair * Platforming! Run and jump through deviously designed levels * Exploring! Navigate a world of interconnected levels and Labyrinths * Belly Dancing! Dance with your Magic Lamp to suck upwards magic and items * Customizing! Earn new abilities, unlock stat-boosting artifacts, magic & costumes * Storytelling! Flirtatious characters and wonderfully off-vanquish sense of humor

Metascore:

85

User Score:

8.7

Freedom Planet

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29.

Freedom Planet

Platform:

Wii U

Baronial 20, 2015

Fight your way across the celestial earth of Avalice where cats are green, motorcycles drive upward walls and monster girls exercise most of the buttkicking. Freedom Planet is a cartoony, combat-based platform adventure that pits a spunky dragonoid and her friends confronting an alien set on force.

Metascore:

84

User Score:

8.5

Trine 2: Director's Cut

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30.

Trine 2: Director’s Cutting

Platform:

Wii U

Nov xviii, 2012

Trine 2: Managing director’southward Cut, exclusively for Wii U, features a full of 20 levels total of take a chance, including the high-acclaimed Goblin Menace expansion entrada and the exclusive “Dwarven Caverns” level, making Trine ii: Manager’s Cutting the most comprehensive package of Trine 2 on any platform.

Metascore:

84

User Score:

seven.9

Child of Light

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31.

Child of Light

Platform:

Wii U

Apr 29, 2014

The duke’s daughter Aurora is dead; and yet, she lives. Bring together Aurora beyond the mysterious kingdom of Lemuria on her quest to return dwelling house. Helped by Igniculus the firefly, Finn the Capilli and many more, she must defeat the Queen of the Dark who has stolen the sun, the moon and the stars.

Metascore:

84

User Score:

8.iv

Xenoblade Chronicles X

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32.

Xenoblade Chronicles X

Platform:

Wii U

December 4, 2015

Fight for survival while exploring the vast expanses of an unknown planet where anything you run across is reachable in your weaponized mech, chosen a Skell. Customize a lethal skill prepare of gainsay 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 nugget—your tactical heed.

Metascore:

84

User Score:

9.1

Mutant Mudds Deluxe

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33.

Mutant Mudds Deluxe

Platform:

Wii U

June xiii, 2013

Love pixels? Fond of platformers? Is there a special identify in your eye for the 8-bit and xvi-chip era? Want to take fun? Aye!? Well, youve come to the right place, my friend. Mutant Mudds Deluxe is a 12-bit action platformer full of pixels and platforming fun! Our hero, Max, may be just a 2D sprite, just he can leap into the 3rd dimension by jetting between the groundwork and the foreground playfields with his trusty jetpack in this unique dimensionally-woven feel. Armed with a heavy-duty water cannon, Max has what he needs to vanquish his long-term nemesi: the Mutant Mudds. Max must blast and hover his manner across the soiled mural to seek out mysterious H2o Sprites. Fable says collecting all of the mysterious Water Sprites volition wash the filthy Mutant Mudds away for good!

Metascore:

84

User Score:

7.v

Bit.Trip Presents...Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien

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34.

Scrap.Trip Presents…Runner2: Hereafter Legend of Rhythm Conflicting

Platform:

Wii U

February 26, 2013

Runner two – Future Legend of Rhythm Conflicting is inspired by the Flake.Trip series originally released on Nintendo platforms.

Metascore:

84

User Score:

7.eight

New Super Mario Bros. U

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35.

New Super Mario Bros. U

Platform:

Wii U

November 18, 2012

It was just another dinner at the castle with Mario, Luigi, Toad, and Princess Peach… Until suddenly the barbarous Koopa fleet invades Mushroom kingdom airspace and launches a full-calibration assault! With Bowser at the helm and his Koopalings each in their own custom airships, the castle is under attack with the Princess trapped inside—and the heroes take been cast out to the 4 corners of the Mushroom Kingdom. Will they make it back in fourth dimension to save the day?

Metascore:

84

User Score:

eight.0

Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition

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36.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition

Platform:

Wii U

November 18, 2012

For the first time on any Nintendo console – Tekken Tag Tournament two promises to deliver completely updated features and the most comprehensive Tekken experience to date. Play with the largest Tekken roster ever, in all new stages, utilizing fully re-engineered multiplayer functionality for optimum online matches. Enjoy exclusive Wii U features including special boxing modes and sectional costumes. Play like a pro with easy shortcuts on the Gamepad.

Metascore:

83

User Score:

viii.0

Star Wars Pinball

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37.

Star Wars Pinball

Platform:

Wii U

July 11, 2013

Feel the power of the Force in Star Wars Pinball! Gear up in a galaxy far, far away, each of the tables in this brand new pack lets you interact with the about iconic characters, and relive the greatest moments of the Star Wars universe: Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Boba Fett. May the Strength be with you! Influence the Balance of the Force! Join either the Light Side or Dark Side and take part in the ballsy struggle by simply posting scores for your chosen side! Full listing of features: -3 brand new tables: Star Wars: Episode Five The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett, and The Clone Wars -Compete against other players to achieve the highest ForceScore, and squad up with your friends to increment your TeamScore -Exciting multiplayer modes, including local dissever-screen and hotseat multiplayer -Worldwide Tournaments -New tables released regularly through the Nintendo eShop for Wii U -GamePad back up!

Metascore:

83

User Score:

7.2

Mutant Mudds: Super Challenge

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38.

Mutant Mudds: Super Challenge

Platform:

Wii U

March 17, 2016

The game features a host of fresh platforming challenges and dominate fights for super players. Max doesn’t miss a beat out; picking up the activeness from the moment the original Mutant Mudds game ended. Max receives special intel, revealing the location of the original meteor impact site – showing that mutant mudds are still being spawned from it.

Metascore:

83

User Score:

7.iii

CastleStorm

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39.

CastleStorm

Platform:

Wii U

Dec 26, 2013

Set in a colorful medieval world, CastleStorm is a new breed of 2d archery projectile warfare and 2D physics-based structure destruction game.

Metascore:

83

User Score:

vii.eight

SteamWorld Dig

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SteamWorld Dig

Platform:

Wii U

August 28, 2014

The clock has stopped effectually the turn of the 19th century, and humankind has prematurely blown itself to bits. The remaining scraps are huddling in caves beneath the surface, and steam-powered robots have taken over the Wild Due west.

Metascore:

83

User Score:

8.0

Severed

83


41.

Severed

Platform:

Wii U

September 22, 2016

Severed follows the saga of a distraught warrior, who is lost in a fantastical world, as she knits together pieces of her story from both the by and the future. As the heroine, players volition embark on a journey through a surreal, nonlinear world by using a gesture-based combat mechanic to defeat enemies in this showtime-person adventure. During their journey, players will unlock new abilities, discover secrets of the land, and grow in power as they master both offensive and defensive techniques.

Metascore:

83

User Score:

7.eight

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

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42.

Donkey Kong Land: Tropical Freeze

Platform:

Wii U

February 21, 2014

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze has players help Ass Kong and his friends go back their home from Vikings. Swing, swim, leap, and barrel-smash your way through tons of eye-popping levels to save DK Isle from a permanent freeze.

Metascore:

83

User Score:

8.9

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

82


43.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

Platform:

Wii U

October 22, 2013

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes features an original story where players accept control of Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Captain America, Wolverine and many more Curiosity characters as they unite to cease Loki and a host of other Marvel villains from assembling a super-weapon capable of destroying the world.

Metascore:

82

User Score:

8.0

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

82


44.

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Platform:

Wii U

March 19, 2013

Traverse the grand world of Monster Hunter as y’all journeying through more than 2 hundred quests, battle larger-than-larger-than-life monsters, and create a myriad of weapons and armor. Hunt with your pair of AI companions in unmarried player quests or connect via the Wii U system with up to iii friends in iv-actor online engagements. Graphically rich 1080p HD visuals and online vocalism chat capabilities hope to make this the best Monster Hunter to date.

Metascore:

82

User Score:

8.iii

Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones

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45.

Stealth Inc ii: A Game of Clones

Platform:

Wii U

October thirty, 2014

Presume the role of a clone evading a notorious scientific testing facility. Stealth Inc ii tests your mind and your reflexes over sixty levels linked together in a sprawling globe.

Metascore:

82

User Score:

seven.9

Runbow

82


46.

Runbow

Platform:

Wii U

August 27, 2015

Runbow is a fast-paced action political party game with a novel color mechanic: Up-to nine players race against each other equally platforms and obstacles appear and disappear when the background changes vibrant colors.

Metascore:

82

User Score:

seven.8

Art Academy: Home Studio

82


47.

Fine art Academy: Home Studio

Platform:

Wii U

June 25, 2015

Likewise known as Fine art University: Atelier.

Metascore:

82

User Score:

8.0

Art of Balance

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48.

Fine art of Residual

Platform:

Wii U

Oct 9, 2014

Grab your stylus and build a balanced stack in this physics-based puzzler! Puzzle games must be addictive. This was our summit priority during the development of the game. That’s why nosotros designed 200 levels that not simply challenge your skills simply as well your imagination. With its perfect touch on controls Fine art of Balance Impact! is easy to pick up and difficult to put away. Seeking a real challenge? Then effort out the new endurance fashion and drive your score ever higher. Fine art of Residual Touch! brings the ultimate just ane more puzzle experience to your Nintendo 3DS. Master 200 levels Observe 8 unique worlds Play with your Stylus or with the SlidePad

Metascore:

82

User Score:

8.0

Year Walk

82


49.

Twelvemonth Walk

Platform:

Wii U

September 17, 2015

In the old days human being tried to catch a glimpse of the future in the strangest of means. Feel the ancient Swedish phenomena of year walking through a unlike kind of get-go person adventure that blurs the line betwixt two and three dimensions also as reality and the supernatural.

Metascore:

82

User Score:

7.half dozen

Splatoon

81


50.

Splatoon

Platform:

Wii U

May 29, 2015

Splatoon is a four-on-four multiplayer action game that drops players into a battle arena that two teams strive to claim equally their own. Players of each team spray ink on the ground around them while blotting out the opposing team members in turf state of war competitions. Each character can plow into a squid-like character and swim through his or her own teams ink – gliding upwards and down walls and nether floors – with ease. Using intuitive controls made possible with the Wii U GamePads gyro sensor makes it easy to look around and aim, and the on-screen map displays the unabridged arena at a glance, both of which feel great and redefine multiplayer action.

Metascore:

81

User Score:

8.7

Call of Duty: Black Ops II

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51.

Phone call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Platform:

Wii U

November eighteen, 2012

Blackness Ops Two makes use of Wii U’s 2nd-screen including the ability to view multiplayer maps, call in score streaks and choose load-outs. Players take the option to use Wii U’s split-screen functions to use both the GamePad and the Wii U Pro Controller. Utilize the GamePad impact screen to customize controls in real-time, or switch at any time to use some other controller of your choice. Set in a potential near-future, the game thrusts players into a visual landscape in an epic single player entrada highlighted by branching story lines and non-linear missions; a revamped multiplayer introduces players to progressive weaponry and equipment that 2025 might have to offering; and punched upward with an all-new Zombies feel running in the multiplayer engine.

Metascore:

81

User Score:

vi.9

FAST Racing NEO

81


52.

FAST Racing NEO

Platform:

Wii U

December 10, 2015

FAST Racing Neo is a futuristic racing championship. Option your favorite Anti-gravity vehicle and become a fable in the FAST Racing Neo league.

Metascore:

81

User Score:

8.5

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

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53.

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Platform:

Wii U

December 5, 2014

The intrepid Captain Toad sets off on his ain run a risk for the very first fourth dimension through a wide variety of tricky, enemy-infested, maze-like stages to detect hidden gems and nab elusive gold stars.

Metascore:

81

User Score:

8.vi

Stick it to the Man!

81


54.

Stick information technology to the Man!

Platform:

Wii U

May 1, 2014

Encounter Ray, he lives in a world where everything is fabricated out of paper and stickers. One day he has an accident and wakes up with a giant pink spaghetti arm sticking out of his brain. This gives him awesome powers and he can suddenly change the world around him by folding it, violent it, pulling stickers off and sticking them elsewhere! And if that weren’t enough, Ray can also read peoples minds! Digging into the brains of his young man citizens, Ray can hear their thoughts and employ that to his advantage. Unfortunately, Ray doesn’t have much time to get to grips with his new abilities. He is framed by ‘The Man’ with a crime he didn’t commit, and is on the run. Tin can y’all help to become Ray out of this gluey situation?

Metascore:

81

User Score:

vii.half dozen

Affordable Space Adventures

81


55.

Affordable Space Adventures

Platform:

Wii U

Apr nine, 2015

Affordable Infinite Adventures is a 2.5D side scrolling spaceship simulator. You are using the GamePad as a Heads Down Brandish – spaceship cockpit, and you take to configure all the systems in society to wing around undetected on an alien planet. Y’all can either pilot the Small Arts and crafts TM solo, or fly as a crew of 2 to iii players, requiring a lot of advice between the players.

Metascore:

81

User Score:

eight.1

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

80


56.

Shantae: One-half-Genie Hero

Platform:

Wii U

Dec 20, 2016

Shantae: One-half-Genie Hero is a belly dancing, hair-whipping Hard disk adventure from WayForward, makers of Ducktales Remastered, Adventure Time, and Contra 4.

Metascore:

80

User Score:

viii.iv

Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition

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57.

Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Bulldoze Edition

Platform:

Wii U

November 18, 2012

Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition has players enter the mechanical shape-shifting, dimension switching world and blow crime away.

Metascore:

eighty

User Score:

vii.7

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

80


58.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

Platform:

Wii U

June 24, 2016

An Atlus-developed RPG for Wii U set in a modernistic-day world of music and art featuring characters and gameplay elements from Intelligent Organisation’south Fire Keepsake franchise mixed with elements from the Shin Megami Tensei franchise.

Metascore:

80

User Score:

7.ix

Skylanders Giants

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Skylanders Giants

Platform:

Wii U

November 18, 2012

Skylanders Giants unveils sixteen new characters including super-sized Giants with oversized powers to boot, as well equally the new LightCore Skylanders that light-up in the game and in the existent-earth as players’ transport them to Skylands using the Portal of Power that builds on the magic of the toys. What’s more, the game features a Hero Challenges, more than Battle Style gameplay, and advanced integration across panel, handheld, mobile and Skylanders Universes.

Metascore:

80

User Score:

vi.4

LEGO City Undercover

eighty


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LEGO City Hush-hush

Platform:

Wii U

March 18, 2013

Take on the role of Hunt McCain, an undercover detective armed with clever disguises. Your mission is to stifle the dastardly Rex Fury and end his crime wave in LEGO City. As players run, bulldoze and fly through the city, they’ll use the Wii U GamePad controller as a new law enforcement gadget. [Nintendo]

Metascore:

fourscore

User Score:

8.2

Resident Evil: Revelations

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61.

Resident Evil: Revelations

Platform:

Wii U

May 21, 2013

Resident Evil: Revelations tells the story of what happens between Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5.

Metascore:

80

User Score:

seven.9

Pushmo World

80


62.

Pushmo World

Platform:

Wii U

June 19, 2014

As well known as “Pullblox Earth”. When a kindly quondam inventor creates a wondrous park filled with puzzling playgrounds called Pushmo, a piddling trickster traps Mallo’due south friends inside. Now information technology’southward up to our hero, Mallo, to push, pull, and climb his way through 250 listen-angle Pushmo playgrounds to relieve his friends. But the fun doesn’t stop in that location! World Pushmo Fair, a robust congenital-in community characteristic, makes information technology easier than ever to create, share, and play a well-nigh-limitless corporeality of custom puzzles created past players around the earth.

Metascore:

80

User Score:

viii.0

BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition

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63.

BADLAND: Game of the Yr Edition

Platform:

Wii U

July xxx, 2015

Wing and survive through the Game-of-the-Year- winning globe of BADLAND and observe an astonishing number of imaginative traps, puzzles and obstacles on the mode. BADLAND is a multi-award-winning side-scrolling action hazard with innovative physics-based gameplay and stunning atmospheric graphics and sound. BADLAND: Game of the Twelvemonth Edition has been redesigned for the Xbox One with new analog stick controls and gorgeous Total-HD visuals. The GOTY edition also offers loads of local multiplayer fun: up to iv players can compete against each other on 27 different deathmatch stages or work together to survive through all 100 levels of the co-op campaign. Features: – Side-scrolling action adventure with innovative physics-based gameplay – Over 15 hours and 100 levels of single-player story – Upwardly-to-4 player local multiplayer awesomeness with co-op & deathmatch.

Metascore:

80

User Score:

7.5

Jotun: Valhalla Edition

79


64.

Jotun: Valhalla Edition

Platform:

Wii U

September 8, 2016

In Jotun, you play Thora, a Norse warrior who has died an inglorious death and must face the challenges of Viking purgatory to testify herself to the Gods and enter Valhalla.

Metascore:

79

User Score:

7.5

Edge

79


65.

Edge

Platform:

Wii U

Nov 21, 2013

Border is the 3rd Indie game, after Swords & Soldiers and Frenzic, to exist redeveloped and taken to other platforms by Two Tribes. The game now feels correct at home on modern PCs and Macs, with super high resolutions and new special effects, while withal keeping the retro vibe completely intact.

Metascore:

79

User Score:

vii.half-dozen

Teslagrad

79


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Teslagrad

Platform:

Wii U

September xi, 2014

Teslagrad is a second puzzle-platformer, where you play as a young lad who all of a sudden finds himself embroiled in an ancient conflict that will shake the foundations of his entire being, and bring a gruesome truth to calorie-free. The game revolves around the use of electricity and magnetism, and your ingenuity will be put to the examination as you employ the amazing technology of the Teslamancers to traverse the abandoned Tesla Tower. The game is completely devoid of both text and dialogue, and prefers to tell the story purely through visual ways.

Metascore:

79

User Score:

eight.1

Little Inferno

79


67.

Little Inferno

Platform:

Wii U

Nov 18, 2012

Piddling Inferno is an take a chance that takes identify almost entirely in front of a fireplace that’south most looking up upwardly upward out of the chimney, and the cold world just on the other side of the wall.

Metascore:

79

User Score:

7.5

Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails

79


68.

Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails

Platform:

Wii U

May fifteen, 2014

Take control of a track-riding, laser-shooting immature hero on a perilous quest to find his kidnapped pet cat! With a unique control system that allows for 360 caste platforming activeness and exciting 2D shooting, Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails pits players confronting an army of intelligent, mechanized rodents. Glide forth glowing track, leap across chasms and leave arcing streams of shots as you rid each phase of the rodent aggressors and locate the keys to the numerous true cat cages. Keys are attached to specific objectives, adding a multi-layered design to stages and adding replay value for completionists who won’t balance until every cat is free!

Metascore:

79

User Score:

seven.seven

Noitu Love: Devolution

79


69.

Noitu Honey: Devolution

Platform:

Wii U

September 15, 2016

The year is 2288. The urban center is protected by an organization called “The Peacekeepers League” and everything is swell except for that it’s under attack! By a robot ground forces pb by professor Darnacus Damnation!! Or is information technology… ? 100 years later the events of Noitu Love one the new star of the Peacekeepers is Xoda Rap, and what she has to endure is a sudden resurrection of the Darn armies, only calculation to that the metropolis is locally turning to places of the past! What could exist causing this? Using a mouse reticule as a quick-dash-to-enemies and mouse gestures for special moves, Xoda volition accept on annihilation that stands in her way in the name of peace! The game shares piffling in pacing and activity to Noitu Love 1. It is more of a continuation on that universe, and then expect much more mindless action! Features: – 7 wholly different levels – iii modes of playing the game – 3 difficulty levels befitting most players – Several bosses per level – Ratings for every level, difficulty and way – A bunch of secrets and more!!

Metascore:

79

User Score:

7.6

Extreme Exorcism

79


70.

Farthermost Exorcism

Platform:

Wii U

September 23, 2015

Extreme Exorcism is a paranormal platform feel in which every move yous make comes back to haunt you. Assume the role of Mae Barrons, an farthermost exorcist whose unconventional supernatural skills are called upon when everything and everyone else has failed to rid a haunted house of its ghostly presence.

Metascore:

79

User Score:

seven.2

Yoshi's Woolly World

78


71.

Yoshi’southward Woolly World

Platform:

Wii U

October 16, 2015

Take Yoshi on an hazard to remember in Yoshi Land for Nintendo Wii U. Savor dual-screen command thank you to the Wii U Touchscreen GamePad, while you’ll also be able to experience full integration with Nintendo’s MiiVerse service.

Metascore:

78

User Score:

8.4

Swords & Soldiers HD

78


72.

Swords & Soldiers Hard disk

Platform:

Wii U

May 22, 2014

Pb an regular army of Vikings in their mission to create the ultimate BBQ sauce, pb the Aztecs in defence force of the Holy Pepper and build an array of explosive Chinese toys! Build your own forces and defeat your foes using berserkers, dart blowers, giant boulders, ninja monkeys (yes, – ninja monkeys!) and many more.

Metascore:

78

User Score:

6.7

Adventures of Pip

78


73.

Adventures of Pip

Platform:

Wii U

June 4, 2015

Play as the Ultimate Digital Underdog! Adventures of Pip, is an activeness-platformer with a fresh gameplay twist within a retro 32-bit globe. Alas, Pip is an unlikely 1-pixel hero yet has the unique power to absorb the pixels of his defeated enemies to evolve into three different forms. Players volition skillfully switch betwixt these iii forms while exploring five worlds on an epic x-hour campaign to defeat the Skeleton Queen. FEATURES: -Switch between 3 different evolution forms to complete each level. Each course has its ain advantages and disadvantages. -Travel through different lands in search of the Skeleton Queen. Each land has different obstacles that volition require y’all to switch between your forms. -Rescue trapped villagers inside the levels. Dissimilar villagers can open up up new shops in the village Aiding Pip in his quest. -Fight unique epic bosses in the globe using your different forms. Think bigger isnt always better. -Use your Wii U GamePad controller to access your inventory quickly or to fast travel throughout the land.

Metascore:

78

User Score:

seven.7

The Wonderful 101

78


74.

The Wonderful 101

Platform:

Wii U

September 15, 2013

Earth is nether attack from an invasion of enormous aliens, and the merely affair that tin can protect the planet is a group of unlikely, yet mighty, heroes with special abilities. Unfortunately, the aliens are too powerful for the heroes to fight individually. They must join forces and piece of work together to defeat their common enemy. These uniquely unlike heroes can morph into powerful weapons to shell the invaders or plow into objects like a giant fist or span to interact with and traverse the environments.

Metascore:

78

User Score:

viii.6

Electronic Super Joy

78


75.

Electronic Super Joy

Platform:

Wii U

November v, 2015

Visually stunning platforming. Run and jump to pulse-pounding music. Brutally Challenging. Visually stunning, hilarious, and infinitely challenging. Critically acclaimed, adored for its way and praised for its spot-on platforming, the original Electronic Super Joy is legendary. Now you can play it on Wii U! Electronic Super Joy is a brutally hard platformer set in a earth of pulse-pounding electronic music. Run, jump, smash and fly your fashion through weird and different levels, with depression-gravity, world rotation, giant monsters and swarming missiles. Features: -Levels designed around the music, non the other way around. -60 levels, 6 worlds, four bosses. -Wii U version Includes all bonus levels and the Micro Hell DLC -eight+ hours of gameplay. -Double jump, ground-pound, flight, spaceship piloting, depression gravity, you name it! -Over an 60 minutes and a one-half of unique electronic music!

Metascore:

78

User Score:

7.vi

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

78


76.

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Platform:

Wii U

November xviii, 2012

Sonic and the All-Stars cast battle for supremacy across land, h2o and air in transforming vehicles that change from cars to boats to planes mid-race.

Metascore:

78

User Score:

8.1

Nintendo Land

77


77.

Nintendo Land

Platform:

Wii U

November xviii, 2012

Nintendo Land is a theme park featuring 12 different attractions, each with its own play on a Nintendo franchise. Each attraction features information technology’south own special gameplay experiences made possible by the Wii U controller. Depending on the item allure, players can compete individually or against other players, or even squad up to play cooperatively. Upward to 5 players tin participate in dynamic multiplayer modes in select attractions. The experiences change each time, depending on whether players are using the GamePad, belongings a Wii Remote or just watching others play on the Television screen.

Metascore:

77

User Score:

7.9

Minecraft: Wii U Edition

77


78.

Minecraft: Wii U Edition

Platform:

Wii U

December 17, 2015

The game involves players creating and destroying various types of blocks in a three dimensional environs. The player takes an avatar that tin can destroy or create blocks, forming fantastic structures, creations and artwork beyond the various multiplayer servers in multiple game modes.

Metascore:

77

User Score:

7.iv

RUSH

77


79.

RUSH

Platform:

Wii U

December 12, 2013

Rush is a unique 3D puzzle game.

Metascore:

77

User Score:

7.5

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

77


lxxx.

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

Platform:

Wii U

May 21, 2013

LEGO Batman ii: DC Super Heroes is an Action-Gamble game gear up within the Batman universe, and filled with LEGO versions of heroes and villains from the Batman comic serial, working together/confronting those from the Justice League comic serial.

Metascore:

77

User Score:

7.5

ZombiU

77


81.

ZombiU

Platform:

Wii U

Nov 18, 2012

For only the 2d time in history, a great plague has descended upon London, infecting the human race with a mortiferous affliction. Big Ben tolls as hundreds upon thousands of the unprepared dice or are infected by a sickness worse than death… You continue to breathe, for now. Just how long will y’all survive in the labyrinth of London streets and undercover every bit the infected shut in around you? The horrifying remains of humanity ravaged by the foul affliction shuffle through the streets, waiting to prey on your living flesh at every turn. ZombiU is designed to have reward of the Wii U and its new controller and will test your will to survive in a zombie Survival-Horror Outset Person Shooter. So grab hold of the top of survival kits – your new controller – and stock upwardly your Bug-Out Bag with supplies. Make every second count; you but get one chance.

Metascore:

77

User Score:

vii.7

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara

77


82.

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara

Platform:

Wii U

September 5, 2013

As the starting time modern role playing game, the Dungeons & Dragons franchise from Wizards of the Coast gave birth to numerous products including two arcade titles from Capcom, Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom and its sequel Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow over Mystara. Both these titles are now being re-released with updated Hd graphics and a wealth of other enhancements as a definitive double pack entitled Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara.

Metascore:

77

User Score:

vii.viii

New Super Luigi U

77


83.

New Super Luigi U

Platform:

Wii U

June twenty, 2013

To proceed the fun of New Super Mario Bros. U for Wii U, Nintendo is letting Luigi take over in new downloadable content that is coming in the Yr of Luigi that provides alternating versions of the game’s more 80 stages. Players tin can freely alter between the New Super Luigi U and New Super Mario Bros. U stages. These Luigi-focused stages provide a whole new level of game-play challenge and will be available for purchase as a single download.

Metascore:

77

User Score:

8.0

Tetrobot and Co.

77


84.

Tetrobot and Co.

Platform:

Wii U

October thirty, 2014

Tetrobot is the world’s well-nigh popular and reliable robot, simply he’southward non perfect. That’s why Maya has built him a microscopic niggling brother, Psychobot. Help Maya guide Psy through Tetrobot’s cogs and circuits: past swallowing blocks of matter and spitting them out, they can repair annihilation. Learn how pipes, lasers, fans and other electronic devices work, learn how to alter the chemical properties of slime, and collect all the memory blocks that you find on the way. The owners of damaged Tetrobots all around the globe rely on Maya and Psy: they’re the just people who can repair their precious robots.

Metascore:

77

User Score:

7.9

Knytt Underground

76


85.

Knytt Underground

Platform:

Wii U

December 19, 2013

Knytt Cloak-and-dagger, the sequel to the massively pop Knytt and Knytt Stories, is the next stage in the well-liked series, with the original boasting over ane million downloads globally. The exciting platform game offers gamers exploration in an infinitely breathtaking atmosphere and will be bachelor on PlayStation iii and PlayStation Vita later this year.

Metascore:

76

User Score:

seven.6

Nihilumbra

76


86.

Nihilumbra

Platform:

Wii U

May fourteen, 2015

Nihilumbra is a night, atmospheric 2nd puzzle platform game boasting hand painted dark environments, nightmarish monsters, and a hauntingly beautiful soundtrack. It tells a story that really panders to the existential dread lurking inside us all.

Metascore:

76

User Score:

half-dozen.eight

Toki Tori 2

76


87.

Toki Tori 2

Platform:

Wii U

April four, 2013

Toki Tori ii is the sequel to the game that spawned Two Tribes ten years agone. The game will provide a completely new experience, built from the ground upward for today’s players and technology.

Metascore:

76

User Score:

7.5

Pokken Tournament

76


88.

Pokken Tournament

Platform:

Wii U

March 18, 2016

(Too known as “Pokemon Tekken”) Battle Pokémon in all-new, action-packed loonshit fights. Perform brilliant Pokémon moves in all their glory with push button combinations through an intuitive fighting arrangement to unleash devastating attacks upon your opponent to get the Pokkén Tournament champion. Learn various fighting styles of Pokémon such as Pikachu, Charizard, Lucario, and more. Any fan volition be able to learn and execute signature Pokémon moves with a press of a push button. Turn the tide of battle by calling upon support Pokémon to assistance, and unleash devastating attacks to KO your opponent. Battles expect, and it’s upwardly to you to claim the title of Pokkén Tournament champion. [Nintendo]

Metascore:

76

User Score:

7.4

Elliot Quest

76


89.

Elliot Quest

Platform:

Wii U

March xix, 2015

Elliot tin can’t die—but he’s still running out of time. In Elliot Quest, the victim of a rare expletive must find a cure before he’s transformed into a demon. After Elliot’s married woman disappears, he falls ill and attempts to take his ain life–only to discovers that he tin’t die. Plagued by nightmares and growing weaker by the day, Elliot seeks out a local Sage, who tells him that he’s the victim of a rare expletive. A demon chosen a Satar is slowly consuming Elliot’south vitality. If Elliot can’t find a cure to the curse before it’s likewise tardily, he will become a Satar. His only hope is to ask for the help of one of the island’s Guardians, who have kept the Satar from taking over Urele. Explore a vibrant open-earth filled with hidden secrets and mysterious Guardians that tin can assist cure Elliot’s curse of immortality. Throughout this adventure you’ll collect endless abilities and spells, quest through 5 dungeons and defeat sixteen unique bosses along your mode to unlocking multiple endings.

Metascore:

76

User Score:

7.eight

Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013

76


90.

Your Shape: Fettle Evolved 2013

Platform:

Wii U

November 18, 2012

With 125 unlike workouts and 215 moves Your Shape Fettle Evolved 2013 delivers a vast assortment of activities. Whether you’re pursuing a solution for strength building, cardio, stretching, or relaxation, the production promises to embrace you lot.

Metascore:

76

User Score:

7.0

Disney DuckTales: Remastered

76


91.

Disney DuckTales: Remastered

Platform:

Wii U

August thirteen, 2013

DuckTales Remastered has seen the development team take the levels and layout from the original 1989 release as a foundation before expanding upon them to significantly raise the gameplay experience but where this update truly impresses is its graphics and sound. All of the visuals from the 8-flake game have been beautifully re-created every bit hand-drawn and animated sprites, beyond a backdrop of luscious, re-envisioned level backgrounds. Furthermore, original Disney Grapheme Voices talent, including some from the drawing Telly series, bring in-game characters to life with charm and wit, while the classic melodies of the original soundtrack are given a modern twist.

Metascore:

76

User Score:

viii.0

Chariot

76


92.

Chariot

Platform:

Wii U

January 8, 2015

Chariot is a funny physics-based couch co-op platformer in which a brave princess and her suitor conduct a funeral carriage through aboriginal caves, fending-off swarms of looters while amassing riches, to bury the Rex’due south remains in a worthy gilded-filled tomb.

Metascore:

76

User Score:

7.9

Hyrule Warriors

76


93.

Hyrule Warriors

Platform:

Wii U

September 26, 2014

The delicate residual of the Triforce has been disrupted, and Hyrule Kingdom is once again being torn autonomously by a nighttime power, this time lead by Sorceress Cia. Now its up to the legendary hero Link to face hordes of enemies and find the missing Princess Zelda. Advance the story to unlock new playable characters with unique moves and weapon types. Collect Rupees and other useful items to upgrade weapons and craft badges, which yous tin use to bolster each warriors abilities. Then unleash the total power of your attacks with intense combos to articulate moving ridge after moving ridge of Bokoblin hordes. Youll have to go your gloves muddy to salvage Hyrule this time. * Play as fan-favorite characters similar Link and Impa for the kickoff time in the series! * Battle the fiercest Legend of Zelda enemies across Hyrules nigh famous locales. * Lay waste matter to your opponents with brutally efficient attacks and intense combos * Think tactically and consummate missions in the most efficient way possible

Metascore:

76

User Score:

8.3

Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut

76


94.

Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut

Platform:

Wii U

Oct xvi, 2014

From the creator of Soul Brother and Soundless Mountain Two, comes an original and adult Psychological Horror. The masked protagonist must escape from a city ravaged by disease, by any means. Starving and exhausted, he has begun to question how much of what he sees is even real. A new kind of run a risk where the choice of how to survive is upwards to you. Sneak through without firing a single shot, or impale everything in your path. Eat and slumber well, or resort to drugs to keep going. Search for survivors, or try to escape the city alone. Expect after your mental health, or descend into madness…

Metascore:

76

User Score:

8.0

Paper Mario: Color Splash

76


95.

Paper Mario: Color Splash

Platform:

Wii U

October 7, 2016

There’due south a mystery on Prism Island. The solution? Mario. Someone’due south been draining the color from Prism Isle! Tin you help Mario unravel the mystery and employ the power of paint to restore the island? [Nintendo]

Metascore:

76

User Score:

7.ane

XType Plus

76


96.

XType Plus

Platform:

Wii U

August 14, 2014

Pure 2D blasting is what retro shooter, XType Plus, has in its gun sights, equally it docks for download exclusively in Nintendo eShop on Wii U. Youll demand a sturdy trigger finger to survive this vertical blaster, every bit you pilot an insignificant vessel against an infinite series of randomly-generated bosses, each more difficult than the last. Its a unproblematic mission: wipe out the enemy and dont become striking. The action kicks off with a laidback experience but very soon ramps up to hardcore proportions, where dodging is the key to survival. Lose your 3 lives, and its lights out. Every bit you lot battle on, youll come under relentless enemy fire from hulking, organic-looking ships. And XType Plus relishes every unmarried shot, every bit huge patterns of bullets descend on your ship, leaving the slimmest of spaces to clasp through. One blessing is your tiny hit box – only a direct impact to the cadre will have you lot out, although youll all the same demand fighter-airplane pilot reflexes and the optics of a militarist to stay alive. Across the blasting, XType brings fresh content in a supercharged Plus mode, sectional to Wii U, pitting you confronting the clock, your lives exchanged for a countdown. Add in EMP bombs (electromagnetic pulse) and a larger enemy arsenal, and youve got tension on a plate. Conquer that all-important high score for a badge of honour, and then showboat with the best of them via the leaderboard system. Better yet, every high score y’all upload is accompanied by a video of your game, and other players will be able to picket your performance, adept or bad! The upside is that you tin as well watch how the top ten players reach such lofty heights – they might simply help your battle strategy in XType Plus, a lean, pared down and intense challenge for all Wii U shooter fans. -Destroy an endless stream of bosses for the highest of loftier scores -Blast confronting the clock in Plus Mode, new for Wii U -Upload gameplay videos and check out other gamers victory runs

Metascore:

76

User Score:

8.1

Madden NFL 13

75


97.

Madden NFL 13

Platform:

Wii U

November 13, 2012

Build your own legacy as a player or a coach—or relive the glory of an all-time fable—in Connected Careers. Engulf yourself in the Madden NFL experience with features exclusive to Wii U, including streamlined play-calling, personnel management, and more—all directed from the innovate touch screen on the Wii U GamePad.

Metascore:

75

User Score:

7.0

Don't Starve: Giant Edition

75


98.

Don’t Starve: Giant Edition

Platform:

Wii U

May 28, 2015

Dont Starve: Giant Edition is an uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic. You play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped by a demon and transported to a mysterious wilderness world. Wilson must acquire to exploit his environment and its inhabitants if he ever hopes to escape and find his way dorsum domicile. Enter a strange and unexplored world full of strange creatures, dangers, and surprises. Gather resource to arts and crafts items and structures that match your survival style. Play your fashion as you unravel the mysteries of this foreign land.

Metascore:

75

User Score:

7.seven

Spin the Bottle: Bumpie's Party

75


99.

Spin the Canteen: Bumpie’s Party

Platform:

Wii U

August 8, 2013

Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’south Party is a game for 2-8 players where players sit in a circle around a GamePad and spin a virtual bottle.

Metascore:

75

User Score:

7.7

Cloudberry Kingdom

75


100.

Cloudberry Kingdom

Platform:

Wii U

Baronial one, 2013

Cloudberry Kingdom has players jump and contrivance their style through billions of levels on a last ditch mission to conquer infinity.

Metascore:

75

User Score:

7.four

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.

Source: https://www.metacritic.com/browse/games/score/metascore/all/wii-u/filtered