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Best Wii U Games For Teenagers 2015

Updated on January 16, 2015

The Top Wii Games for Teens - They'll Love These!

Nintendo Wii has a tremendous amount of great games for teenagers, including classics like Super Mario Bros, Metroid, and Zelda, as well as new Rock Band games, Just Dance, SmackDown vs.Raw, tremendous role playing games, sports games like Madden NFL, and standby hits like Mortal Kombat. If you're looking for a go-to list of the best Wii games for teenagers, this is it! Find new releases like Michael Jackson: The Experience, Guitar Hero games, and more! Scroll down to start viewing some of the best games available in 2013.

Just Dance 4
Just Dance 4

Just Dance 4

Fun top 40 hits and intense cardio workouts!

2012's Just Dance 4 is the latest release from the line of "Just Dance" games, all of which have received outstanding reviews. The theme of the game is pretty simple: keep dancing in time with the music just like as they do on the game, using the Wii remote (and JUST the Wii remote -- no balance board or mat required). This is a big step up from previous dance games, and also is an intense workout for those looking for some cardio to add to their routine. That means this isn't just a great game for teens, but also for young adults as well.

Buy Just Dance 4 on Amazon.

Note to buyers: Many people prefer to buy the individual "Just Dance" games as opposed to the "Greatest Hits," since the price is cheaper, and will give you more songs for your money. The "Greatest Hits" is a best-of package that compiles some of the songs from each game, but the total number of songs is less on the greatest hits (which costs more) than the individual Just Dance games (which feature 40 songs, and cost less).

WWE '13
WWE '13

WWE '13

Relive the "Attitude Era" of the WWE, new players and more

For those of you that aren't familiar with the wrestlers of today, it doesn't matter, because WWE '13 includes wrestlers from the past and present into the biggest roster of any WWE game offered yet. The biggest draw of this game is to relive storylines, like the Undertaker vs. Mankind Hell in the Cell, or the moments with DX (Shawn Michaels, Triple H, and company). Newer wrestlers are also included, like CM Punk, John Cena, and virtually anyone you can think of. The graphics keep getting better and better, and this game won't disappoint. The graphics will have your jaw on the floor, with undeniably realistic movement and an uncanny resemblance to all of the characters. THQ, the makers of this game, have really perfected not just the graphics, but have put a lot of work into the storyline mode and realism of the game. Even non-wrestling fans will really enjoy this Wii masterpiece!

You can buy WWE '13 on Amazon here.

Super Mario Galaxy 2 Wii - Great game for kids, teens, and adults alike!

Make no mistake about it, this Mario game isn't your average Mario game. Super Mario Galaxy 2 returns to the innovative 3D style introduced in the first "Galaxy" game, but improving character movements and playability. With brand new enemies, bosses, power-ups, and worlds to explore, as well as many returning characters, bosses, and gameplay elements, this game really has something for everyone! This isn't your average Mario game, however. The level of difficulty is much harder and more involved than typical 2D platforming Mario games, making it an ideal game for teenagers and adults. Great replayability!

Super Mario Galaxy 2
Super Mario Galaxy 2

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is an action platformer for Wii that continues the space-based fun begun by the 2007 runaway hit Super Mario Galaxy. Featuring out-of-this-world platforming across a wide array of unique planets and space environments, players can go it alone as Mario or team up with his old buddy Yoshi as they platform and puzzle-solve to their hearts content. Additional key features include new and returning power-ups, special power-up abilities when teamed with Yoshi and the new drill mechanic that allows Mario burrow into and through planets.


Metroid Trilogy Collection - All 3 Metroid Prime released now playable on Wii

Upgraded versions of the classic game, Metroid Prime, are now available on the Wii! With updated graphics, gameplay, and all of the favorites that you remember, this game has 3 incredible games in one. Includes Metroid Prime, Prime 2: Echoes (both of which were available on the GameCube console), and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. The first two titles in the series have been updated to include the gameplay that was favored in "Corruption," so you'll have a whole new experience whether you're played these or not!

Metroid Prime Trilogy: Collector's Edition
Metroid Prime Trilogy: Collector's Edition

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption set a new standard for first-person motion controls in video games. Now it's bringing those controls to the rest of the celebrated series, allowing players to experience the entire Metroid Prime story arc with the peerless precision of the Wii Remote. Nintendo announces Metroid Prime Trilogy, a new premium three-game collection for the Wii console that bundles all three landmark Metroid Prime games onto one disc and revamps the first two installments with intuitive Wii Remote controls, wide-screen presentation, and other enhancements.


Michael Jackson The Experience Wii Game - For those that love the King of Pop!

Michael Jackson The Experience is a dance and party game for Wii in which players at all levels can groove right along with the King of Pop. Designed as a complete Michael Jackson gameplay experience, the game features 26 unforgettable hits, authentic choreography, lyrics to each song and visual representations of "The Gloved One" made famous in live performances and music videos for each song. Additional features include: 4-player support, and multiple modes including co-op and competitive as well as a practice mode.

Michael Jackson The Experience - Nintendo Wii
Michael Jackson The Experience - Nintendo Wii

* Party to his music, sing along with his unforgettable songs, and of course, master Michael's legendary moves in his chart-topping original tracks, including Beat it and Billie Jean!

* Got rhythm? Practice Michael's moves in Video Training mode, then show off your skills and be the life of the party.

* Up to four players can jump in and out of the spotlight in a variety of fun multiplayer modes. Battle one-on-one in Challenge mode, form your own dance crew.

* Select to display the lyrics on-screen, then sing along with all of Michael's iconic tracks!

* Expect all the fun, laughter and dancing spirit that has won over dancers of all kinds and ages with Just Dance!


Super Smash Bros Brawl - Brawl as Mario, Link, Samus, Kirby, Bowser, Yoshi, Sonic and more!

All of your favorite Nintendo characters have teamed up in one amazing game for the Wii! This brawl style fighting game will pit you against classic Mario characters like Bowser, Wario, Yoshi, Princess Peach, as well as other favorite games like Kirby, Metroid, Zelda, Sonic the Hedgehog, Star Fox, Donkey Kong, Pokémon, Kid Icarus, and Solid Snake from Konami’s Metal Gear. This will entertain for hours on end as you change players, find new levels, new storylines, and new characters!

Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Super Smash Bros. Brawl

The third installment in Nintendo’s popular Super Smash Bros. fighter franchise debuts on the Wii in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Loaded with all the characters and features players have loved from the two previous versions, plus much more, it is a worthy addition to the series and yet another must-have title for the Nintendo Wii.


The Beatles Rock Band Wii - Play as the world's greatest band and master guitar, harmonies, and songs

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Teens will love this game for the Wii! Beatles Rock Band has been acclaimed as one of the best in the Rock Band franchise (and Guitar Hero, for that matter), and includes some of the band's greatest songs like "Sgt. Pepper," "I Want to Hold Your Hand," "Yellow Submarine," "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," and "While My Guitar Gently Weeps." While over 40 songs are included with the game, more are available to download in the Wii Shop! Play as Paul, John, George, and Ringo as you sing and play through all of the songs, concert halls, and in the recording studio.

The Beatles: Rock Band (Game Only) - Nintendo Wii
The Beatles: Rock Band (Game Only) - Nintendo Wii

The world's leading music game meets the greatest band in history. The Beatles: Rock Band gives fans what they've been waiting for: a chance to experience the Beatles' legendary story from the inside. In The Beatles: Rock Band you won't just watch and listen as The Beatles make rock history, create landmark records and conquer the world-for the first time, you'll be part of the band. The Beatles software is compatible with Rock Band, Guitar Hero and most other instrument controllers, as well as third party microphones including SingStar and Lips.


Chicken Riot - A fun Wii shooter game - and cheap too!

This game is not only inexpensive, but really well reviewed from players across the board! It's not a gory game, there are hilarious cartoonish animations as you work your way through the levels defeating the different chickens. The chickens range in character from Agent Smith chicken (the Matrix) to Darth Chicken, as well as other spoofs like Terminator, and classic sci fi creatures like Dracula and zombies. One of the best Wii games under $20 you can find anywhere!

As an update on this game, I bought this for my nieces a couple of years ago. They loved it. Goofy, fun, dumb, and best of all, cheap.

Chicken Riot - Nintendo Wii
Chicken Riot - Nintendo Wii

It’s time to get out your good ole’ gun and save the farm. Believe it or not, you’re facing an all out chicken rebellion! If you don’t want to have your dwelling ruined, you’d better shoot the wretched hens that are running amuck. Shoot them on the ground and in the air, as they swoop down on you. Drive them from your farm and from the graveyard... No wait, the graveyard is exactly the place where you want them! Redneck Chicken Riot for the Nintendo Wii is a hilarious on-rails shooter game fun for the entire family!


Monster Hunter Tri - Highly rated Role Playing Game for the Wii

Monster Hunter Tri - Standard
Monster Hunter Tri - Standard

Monster Hunter 3 (Tri) is an action role-playing game (RPG) from Capcom. The first iteration of the popular Monster Hunter franchise to make an appearance on the Wii platform, action in it revolves around quest based gameplay involving the hunting and capture of monsters as a means of character development. The game features multiple modes of co-op gameplay, both online and offline, new monsters and weapons classes, multiple controller options and Wii Speak and text chat player communication support. This bundle includes the Wii Classic Controller Pro, developed with input from Capcom.


The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess - Link returns in Twilight Princess for the Wii

One of the most acclaimed Zelda games of all time, the Twilight Princess takes Link back to the land of Hyrule where things are not as they should be. A darker, more involved Zelda game, the Twilight Princess has great new additions to gameplay like having Link turn into different animals to complete different quests. The land of Hyrule itself can be explored to a nearly unending plane, as players have an entire world to explore like never before. Battle your way through new bosses, dungeons, villages, and enemies in this incredibly entertaining game for the Wii!

2012 update: Please also take a look at the new Zelda game, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, which has intuitive new gameplay features that really take advantage of the Wii remote. Swordplay and the Wii remote, plus Zelda? This makes for an incredible game!

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

When an evil darkness enshrouds the land of Hyrule, a young farm boy named Link must awaken the hero and the animal within. When Link travels to the Twilight Realm, he transforms into a wolf and must scour the land with the help of a mysterious girl named Midna. Besides his trusty sword and shield, Link will use his bow and arrows by aiming with the Wii Remote controller, fight while on horseback and use a wealth of other items, both new and old.


Wii Godfather: Blackhand Edition - The classic movie playable for a new generation

The Godfather: Blackhand Edition expands on the calssic adventure based on the movie. This version also includes material from the original Mario Puzo novel that didn't make it into the movie. Gamers will still join the Corleone family & complete missions alongside memorable characters from the film -- but now they'll have a new set of missions to complete, and the help of some new family members (and a few dirty cops). Exploit loyalties and fear as you rise through the ranks to become Don in 20th century New York City. Carry out orders, earn respect, and make the Big Apple your own. Take down two additional revised compounds of rival Families -- and execute five new contracts

The Godfather: Blackhand Edition for wii
The Godfather: Blackhand Edition for wii

Join the Family, Earn Respect, Become the Godfather

After a life of small-time crime you’ve been accepted into America’s most powerful criminal organization—the Corleone Family. Now it’s up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own. Choose your path in the world of The Godfather in this game custom-built for next gen systems with new content, improved gameplay, upgraded graphics, motion-sensing controls, and more. Take on a variety of action-packed missions, including mob hits, bank heists, and extortion, plus all-new missions and contract hits, in a fully living New York City. Play your cards right and you could become the next, and most powerful, Don.


Need for Speed: ProStreet - Racing game for the Wii that teens will love!

Need for Speed: Prostreet - Nintendo Wii
Need for Speed: Prostreet - Nintendo Wii

Compete at the highest level of street racing with Need for Speed ProStreet. It’s no longer good enough to simply rule your local neighborhood; you need to dominate on a global stage. Build the ultimate battle machine, take it to multi-disciplinary showdowns and pit your skills and reputation against the world’s best street racers. Every dent, every scratch and every crumpled body panel is a battle scar, proof of your commitment and competitive mettle. This is your chance to prove that you have what it takes to be crowned the next Street King. Need for Speed ProStreet is the realization of the raw power, visceral aggression and intense rivalry that embodies street racing culture.


Mortal Kombat Armageddon - Mortal Kombat Wii - one of the best in the series!

Create your own finishing moves, fatalities, and fighters, or take your character online and compete against others! This classic from Mortal Kombat features every character that has ever been in the game, from Goro to Sub Zero, and contains more hours of gameplay than any other MK game. With more unlockables, more characters, and more fun, this game is going to really get some use out of you.

Mortal Kombat Armageddon
Mortal Kombat Armageddon

* Revamped & improved Konquest Mode - What was once a training mission evolves into a full-blown adventure

* Unique Kreate-A-Fatality system gives you the ability to create custom fatalities by stringing together a series of attacks via a series of button combos

* Use the Kreate-A-Fighter feature to create and define a fighter's look, abilities and personality

* Take your custom fighter online, and compete against other Kreate-A-Fighters

* Expanded online features - Improved responsiveness, deeper customizing, expanded Lobby Options and much more


Okami - Acclaimed cult classic for the Wii

Play as Amaterasu, the Sun God of Japan, as you work your way through Japan in a Legend-of-Zelda-style game that features jaw droppingly beautiful artwork, an interesting storyline, and above all, a lot of fun and excitement.


Okami tells the story of a mythical sun god who sets out to restore a dismal world, decimating the forces of evil who stand in the way by commanding the elements and mythical abilities the deity possesses. Mixing Japanese folklore and a stunning traditional Japanese art style, players must utilize an inventive control scheme to overcome the challenges and evil that await. By enhancing the unique gameplay, visual style and story line of Okami with the control of the Wii Remote, it is sure to be the ultimate version of the game.


Red Steel 2 - Clever animation, great voice acting, a great Wii game for teens!

With unanimously great reviews from players, Red Steel 2 involves a unique story concept to the Wii, with the amazing Wii MotionPlus techonology. This provides deadly, lifelike accuracy to your movements, making it more realistic and fun to play than your average slash and punch game. With gorgeous graphics and an artistic flair that sets it apart from other action games, Red Steel 2 has really won fans over! Besides being a sword slashing game, the hero can also carry guns as he gets into gunfights all across the city.

** This is an also an amazing deal at around $6!

Red Steel 2
Red Steel 2

Red Steel 2 is a single player first-person shooter that allows the player to blend Samurai bushido ethics with the blade, with the over-the-top gun combat. A Wii exclusive, action is set in a fictional, yet immersive and edgy Western setting and utilizes optional Wii MotionPlus technology to add precision to players actions both with the sword and the gun. This precision of motion allows everything from turning the sword into both a cutting and blunt weapon, to blocking bullets with single strokes as players exact revenge on a rival clan.

Madden NFL 2013 Wii
Madden NFL 2013 Wii

Madden NFL 13

Perfect for the football lover - the latest edition

The latest installment in the Madden NFL franchise features new gameplay elements exclusive to the Wii. Unlike other systems, you'll actually get physically involved in the game as you try to shake the remote to run, pass, or catch. Your success depends on how fast you can shake the remote, your accuracy, and your timing. A much smoother, fluid movement than other Madden titles for Playstation, this Madden game has really won over fans and garnered itself a great rating already.

Wii Games on Auction - Get Them Cheap! - Start your game playing with one of these low priced previously used Wii consoles

Getting your own Wii system is as easy as bidding on an auction and having it shipped right to your door. These previously owned consoles will save you some substantial cash so you can get more games and have more fun!

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      5 years ago

      have you played avatar into the inferno? it is awesome for the series' fans

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      6 years ago

      I love JD3 and Super Mario Galaxy

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      6 years ago

      Borrowed Twilight Princess from a friend and fell in love with it - great lens

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      biggking lm 

      6 years ago

      thanks. I am gonna check out the list of games.

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      7 years ago

      One of my grandsons got Wii for Xmas and another got it last year. Great program for kids.

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      7 years ago

      Very nice lens,,, Love the sports kind of games, great for cardio...

    • Driver64 profile image


      7 years ago

      mario, zelda, and metroid are my favorite series, great job!

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      8 years ago

      This is a awesome collection of games. Wouldn't mind trying out the Metroid one. Great presentation of games and consoles!

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      Treasures By Brenda 

      8 years ago from Canada

      Great selection of video games! The Michael Jackson one is a blast.

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      charle lm 

      8 years ago

      Nice collection , I also wrote a lens about shooting games and would like you to read it , thanks

    • Webazony LM profile image

      Webazony LM 

      8 years ago

      amazing collection of great video games. I've done a similar lens myself and some of the games that I wrote about are here, too. so, probably they must be some of the best this year.

      great lens! liked it.

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      Tony Payne 

      8 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Great collection of Wii Games.

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      8 years ago

      A great collection of Wii Games. I am sure every teenager will be happy to find them under the Christmas tree.

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      Ruth Coffee 

      8 years ago from Zionsville, Indiana

      I'm completely clueless when it comes to choosing gifts for teens, thanks for the tips!!


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