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The Best Wii Games Ever

Updated on May 1, 2015

The Best Games for the Nintendo Wii

If you own a Nintendo Wii, then there's a good chance that you'll be looking for the best games to buy for it. Here is are just a few of them, compiled by some keen gamers.

If you know of a title for the Wii that you think really is the best Wii game ever, then submit it to the list at the bottom.

Nintendo Wii Games - The Best Games Around

by Sonny Castro

Nintendo Wii games are designed for a wide variety of tastes and age groups. They are great on their own, but with Wii accessories, game play becomes much more engrossing and fun. These games are inherently played without clutter or restraint through its wireless remote and are some of the best selling video games for this popular system.

Wii games included "in the box" alongside the Wii console are fun, but may not be as exciting as those hot new releases. Wii Points cards are redeemable in the online Wii Shop and players have a wide range of downloadable games and other accessories to choose from. These games are made to be played over time, with the ability to save games at different stages and come back later to pick up where you left off. Everything about Wii revolves around the remote controller and Nintendo Wii Games are no exception. So much for the "couch potato" image of video gaming as the intrinsic speciality of these games is the players' movement. Game consoles are generally tended to kids but these Games can be family affairs, they have the range.

The Nintendo Wii games have handy controllers and it allows players to move their whole body in order to influence what they see on the screen. It is this kind of advance in console game play that will help ensure Wii games keep up with market demand for innovation and originality. The good news is even parents are impressed with these games and how the gamer has to interact. There is already a good range of these games out on the market. You may want to have a look at the Wii sports game which incorporates a number of different sports games and an intriguing fitness test element. What you can be sure of, though, is that there is something for everyone on this game console.

Wii Super Mario Galaxy

Wii Super Mario Galaxy
Wii Super Mario Galaxy

Nintendo Wii is also quite a popular gaming device which has redefined the whole concept of gaming. The games for the Wii rated for Teens sometimes have more intense challenges, stronger action, and plot lines that may be too complicated for younger gamers, but games rated "E" for everyone are usually fine for kids, especially if they are meant to be played with the rest of the family. Wii video games have entered a new dimension and Wii gamers will now never have enough of them. Nintendo Wii games allow for players to grow up with characters while enjoying games that continue to challenge them and their game playing abilities. These games will continue to make interactive games for all ages. Nintendo, is still trying to create more innovative games involving more physical activity.

Nintendo Wii games are fun to play thanks to its innovative controllers. These games are controlled by body movements and are highly interactive and a whole lot of fun to play. Nintendo Wii Games are sold mainly through the games store and are different from other computer games. No matter what anybody says these are some of the most popular games around are here to stay.

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      jigmed91 4 years ago

      well i surely have my clear favorite sorted.. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and NBA LIVE 08 :D :D

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      TwilightLurker 4 years ago

      For me, the Wii has offered so many hours of fun and enjoyment. Super Mario Galaxy, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Kirby's Return to Dreamland, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, and the list goes on. I think you did a real good job highlighting the variety of games available for this console and many of them are now really cheap (used), so there's never been a better time to check out the system's large library of games!

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      GameHelp 4 years ago

      Wow Resident Evil 4 has really gone down in price, I remember buying it for $60 ;)Great lens by the way.

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      LaptopLeader 4 years ago

      Awesome collection! Zelda for the win!

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      junebugco 4 years ago

      I like NASCAR racing. The controller makes a good steering wheel.

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      BrandonCase 5 years ago

      The new Zelda Skyward Sword was awesome, and truly harnessed the full Wii Potential!Btw, thank you for this awesome, and comprehensive lens about the Wii, you did a great job :).

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      vinopete 5 years ago

      So awesome and FUN!!! I love the tennis game.

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      Stickypony LM 5 years ago

      too bad I get dizzy with that WIi motion controller! ;D

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I really liked this article on video games..its great information..contents are understandable and worth to be noticedit is going to help people find their next insight into their next gaming ideasRotary

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I love my Super Mario, Resident Evil 4, Just Dances( have all 4), and Zumba. Full on. Play all 4 almost everyday. :)

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      JessStone 5 years ago

      I know my cousin loves Runner 2 and plays it like it is the best game on wii u so far...

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I like your choices of games. I really like to play most of the WII games, they are a lot of fun. Some of my favorte games are Dance Dance Revolution, Zelda Skyward Sword and Twilight Princess. Nice lens.

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      frankscott17 5 years ago

      I love my Wii, did some say Zelda I love that game.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Super Smash Bros Brawl definitely!Good lens also!

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      helyearelyea 5 years ago

      Zelda was amazing. I wish they would come out with a remake of OCT!!!

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      Beatlechan 5 years ago

      Despite all the games we have for the Wii over the years, my son and I keep coming back to Mario Kart Wii. I don't think we ever had a session where we did not play it. It's loads of fun for us!

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      john9229 5 years ago

      I've some of these games, but you have listed an interesting that i don't have. This is good for my next shopping list.

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      TheLogic 5 years ago

      Great lens! I'm definitely checking out some of these games!

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      miller83 5 years ago

      Great lens. According to my daughter the best Wii games are brave and skylanders.

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      Emilee46 5 years ago

      that's really a huge list for wii games.

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      forextrading2000 5 years ago

      These look like so much fun! I would spend hours on it.

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      mistaben 5 years ago

      Amazing selection of Wii Games. I like New Super Mario Bros!

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      cjbmeb14 lm 5 years ago

      Been playing Donkey Kong Country Returns, has been keeping my kids happy for ages now.

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      Screenwriting4me 5 years ago

      Zelda on the wii was my fav. Broke 3 lamps playing that game.

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      TedWritesStuff 5 years ago

      The Wii is just a great way to exercise.... all whilst playing games! So much fun dancing around like a crazy man!

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      qualityweb 5 years ago

      My favorite is Mario. Amazing lens.

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      CraftsIdeas 5 years ago

      My favorite is super mario

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      ajin115 5 years ago

      Great article My favorites Mario and World of Goo.

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      Rankography 5 years ago

      Great lens, lots of helpful tips on games for Xmas. Blessed

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      shmuklidooha 5 years ago

      @meilirs: No, the wii wheel is just a chunk of plastic; you can play by using the wii remote on it's own (using the same wheel motion) or by using a classic or gamecube controller. Gamecube is my favourite probably because I'm used to playing Double Dash =P

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      meilirs 5 years ago

      Do you need the wheel thingie to play Mario Kart?

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      StewartClan 5 years ago

      Wii is the best console ever, I think. The boys all like Mario, but I adore Just Dance. Just Dance 4 is out soon! Exciting!

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      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      Love our Wii and Mario games are a favorite in my home.

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      Alana-r 5 years ago

      My kids and i love New Super Mario Bros wii, it brings me right back to my childhood, great lens!

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      Tahamtan 5 years ago

      Mario, Mario, Mario. Wii is cool but not without Mario...

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      Sfthomas 5 years ago

      I've played so much Super Mario Galaxy. It was an awesome time playing it.

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      Sfthomas 5 years ago

      I've played so much Super Mario Galaxy. It was an awesome time playing it.

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      Ryan81 5 years ago

      My fave game is Mario Kart!! Great Lens.:)

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      Darcie French 5 years ago from Abbotsford, BC

      We haven't gotten into the Wii games yet - sure looks like a lot of options and a lot of fun!

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      hannah_sealey 5 years ago

      I love Mario Cart (with wheel) and The Sims!!

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      pinoyrecipe 5 years ago

      i really love New Super Mario Bros!!!

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      IntoMars LM 5 years ago

      Mario in general is hands down king of ALL games!

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      nicole-young 5 years ago

      Paper Mario is a really fun game. I have both the one for the wii and the nintendo 64. Nice List. Great lens! : )

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      Bob Zau 5 years ago

      I think it's time to buy a Wii. I'll put on my Christmas list this year.

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      pattywatty8 5 years ago

      MEDAL OF HONOR: HEROES 2. Thank you for featuring this game, you are a champ.

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      ChenB 5 years ago

      My favorite Wii game is bowling on Wii sports. However, I enjoy the selection of games you've illustrated here.

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      biggking lm 5 years ago

      I enjoy Lips. But the call of duty's are sooooo unrealistic on Wii!!!!!!

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      alimunandar 5 years ago

      awesome collection of games, i like all of them

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      wildfia 5 years ago

      Xenoblade Chronicles is my best Wii game. Super Mario Galaxy 2 comes a close 2nd :)

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      laetusviator lm 5 years ago

      Has to be New Super Mario Bros!

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      LoraLion 5 years ago

      I don't have a Wii, just a PS3 which is still pretty awesome. But if I had to pick which game I would love to have, I would have to go with Sonic and the Black Knight. Crazy fan for Sonic the Hedgehog.

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      Diablo3Guy 5 years ago

      Super Mario rules!

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      makemoneyonline5 5 years ago

      love my wii! Just wish i could find a really good yogo wii game for beginners! Anyone know of one please?

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      HenkWillemse 6 years ago

      Yes some great games mentioned.

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      Snajlen 6 years ago

      Wii is pretty fun , especially for the family great lens ;)

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      Ajeet 6 years ago

      Wii is more a dance than a game :)

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      hiccups 6 years ago

      Great lens! I think that the most popular game right now has to be Skylanders. Kids are going completely crazy over it.

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      HomeschooledKid1 6 years ago

      I have two favorites; rabbids go home, and lego indiana jones 2. Nice lens!

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      MGuberti 6 years ago

      Super Smash Bros Brawl is definitely the best one ever.

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      tinamahan 6 years ago

      Our family has always been diehard Legend of Zelda fans, and I loved "Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess." I remember taking a year to start and finish "The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time." Absolutely one of my favorite games of all time.

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      BestLaminateInc1 6 years ago

      My 7 year old will tell you Mario! Mario! Mario!

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      Clairissa 6 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      Great lens. Our family loves Super Smash Brothers.

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      shanktoofs123 6 years ago

      New SMB wii, Super Smash Brothers, Fire Emblem, No more Heroes, Resident Evil 4, and Zelda are all great. I tend to save the hardcore shooting games for xbox though.

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      Sam 6 years ago from Australia

      You can't beat the Mario games. Great lens.

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      Trackline 6 years ago

      Super Smash Brothers = Win on every system

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      Margaret Schindel 6 years ago from Massachusetts

      Terrific lens! I enjoy Wii Sports Resort and dance games and you've given me some great new titles to try. Thanks for sharing your knowledge!

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      KarenCookieJar 6 years ago

      I like bowling on the Wii

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      one ceMaster 6 years ago

      Great collection you guys have here. My top lists for Wii Games would be about the same.

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      KellyAsh LM 6 years ago

      I'm so boring, my best game/games revolve around exercise. I like to bowl and play tennis on my Wii not exciting but it's more fun than doing sit ups -- nice work. Kelly

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      morantis2011 6 years ago

      I have had Wii since they sent me the prototype and love most of the Wii games. I have to say that to really get the most out of everything though, you got to have all the systems. Look at how different the Xbox 360 and PS3 games are from the Wii games, it is all about programming style.

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      brada7x 6 years ago

      This is a great lens. Very comprehensive list of Wii games. Most of them are pretty good, too!

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      alltoglory 6 years ago

      The only reason I have a Wii is because of The Legend of Zelda series. I will always be a fan of the Wii just for that.

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      queenofduvetcover 6 years ago

      Great selection of wii games! Super Smash Brothers and New Super Mario are my favorite =D

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      AppUnwrapper 6 years ago

      Wow nice list of games! I love World of Goo!

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      rockhardtreats1 6 years ago

      I just heard on the radio of people having to be treated for sports related injuries while playing with Wii. Now that's having a passion for the Wii.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      My grandson has a Wii so I will be sure to share The Best Wii Games Ever with him

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      My daughter loves the Just Dance series the most.

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      itgraphix 6 years ago

      I play Mario since I was a kid. Nice lens

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      sguerrero2006 6 years ago

      Mario kart is so much fun. I loved it when it came out 20 some years ago and the wii version is a favorite today.

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      redleafloans 6 years ago

      I love 'Just Dance 3'... It's really a great game for the family...:)

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      CroSoldier99 6 years ago

      I agree with najem best game is basketball in Summer games...Great lens by the way...

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      najem lm 6 years ago

      Honestly best game is the simpliest, such as Basket in Summer games :)

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      Edutopia 6 years ago

      Great list and with Nintendo's new console already announced these great titles are only going to be getting cheaper quick as the launch date for the console approaches.

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      baby-strollers 6 years ago

      I don't know about the best, I sure do enjoy the bowling with my little nephew!

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      TopToysForKids 6 years ago

      Another vote for Super Mario here.

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      h2ofs1 6 years ago

      Sorry, but Super Mario wins hands down. Simply cannot get a better all round game!

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      triggerboy 6 years ago

      Yes have to agree Super Smash Bros. Brawl is top of all

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      karelito 6 years ago

      Super Smash Bros. Brawl is my definite fave on wii.

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      guyfawkes7 6 years ago

      Definitely loved Twilight Princess and I cannot wait to play the new Zelda, Skyward Sword. Awesome lens by the way!

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      Philipuk1983 6 years ago

      Guitar hero 3 has got 90% of my total wii play time :-P

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      MyDestination 6 years ago

      I love Mario Party! Awesome lens, now I know some games to get for xmas!

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      mercin12 6 years ago

      Yes, I love Zelda, too. My kids love the New Super Mario Bros.

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      goodeboy09 6 years ago

      Yeah, that Legend of Zelda looks awesome. Can't wait to play it!

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      nexusx2 lm 6 years ago

      I like Zelda, Mario cart, and Black Ops. Great lens. Thumb up

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      Iamsteven LM 6 years ago

      Zelda is extremely underrated, i've been enjoying that game for some time. great lens

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      desa999 lm 6 years ago

      Yes Mario is my favourite as well although I haven't played him for quite a while.

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      markettrol 6 years ago

      I have been looking for Pac Man...someone told me that they were coming out with a new Pac Man game for screen etc you know anything about this????

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      HuntAndFishGuides 6 years ago

      Although some will disagree with me, I have to say that Mario Kart Wii is the best game, followed closely by Donkey Kong Country 2

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      zarometro 6 years ago

      Xenoblade Chronicles... awesome game... old school RPG

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      Quirkyart 6 years ago

      Try Bomber Man Land it's a Nintendo classic remade for wii. We just love it.