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6.5 Animal Gods

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Wii U indie games are starting to become a rare thing. Whenever a new Wii U game comes out, I find myself smiling and hoping that its a good game. Anmal Gods for Wii U came out last week. I have been playing it for ...


8.0 Plantera

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If Harvest Moon and a cute 2D tower defense game had a love child, it might look like Plantera for the Wii U and 3DS eshops. Build a garden, add animals, and defend that garden like crazy from outside threats! ...


2.0 Star Splash: Shattered Star

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As we near the end of the Wii U's life, we would hope that any Indie games still coming to eshop would be good. Star Splash: Shattered Star is a brand new game for the Wii U. Is this game any good or is it a Wii U ...


7.0 Octocopter: Super Sub Squid Escap...

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An octopus and a submarine get stuck together and what happens next may surprise you! The Octopus and the sub work together to get through many mazes and some epic boss fights too. The game is called Octocopter: ...


7.0 Swap Fire

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Swap Fire, for the Wii U eshop, isn't your typical first person shooter. When you shoot at someone in Swap Fire, you switch places with that person! Swap Fire is a first person shooter with a small puzzle game ...


9.5 Jotun: Valhalla Edition

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Norse Mythology has gotten a lot of attention in movies, video games, comics, and books. You can barely escape Norse mythology! So a new game with this well-trodden mythology isn’t much of a ...


9.0 3Souls Episode 1: Nelesa

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I’m always disappointed when a Wii U game doesn’t use the gamepad much. We’ve seen a lot of indie games and even some Nintendo games, that only use Off-TV play and nothing else. When a game comes along that has ...


9.0 Minecraft Wii U Edition

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I never thought I’d played Minecraft. I only have a Wii U console and it looked like the game wouldn't be coming to Nintendo's system. And to tell the truth, I was ok with that. I had played the Minecraft clones and ...


6.0 8-Bit Hero

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Dungeon crawlers have been around since the dawn of man. Ok, maybe they haven’t been around that long, but they have been around for a long time now. You probably know the drill by now too. Grab a sword, enter a ...


9.5 The Beggar’s Ride

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There are so many puzzle platformers on the Wii U and not all of them are great. The Wii U eshop is packed to the brim with Indie games overall and more of them are coming all of the time. How do we know which ones ...


8.0 Epic Dumpster Bear

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What would a bear do if an evil oil company destroyed his forest? Well, if he’s a video game bear, he’ll go after the oil company of course! In Epic Dumpster Bear for Wii U, you play as a bear who platforms his way ...


8.0 Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Di...

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Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut is a port of a game that was once on the Dsi. Now the game is on the Wii U and being labeled a Director's Cut. Has the game's visuals been updated? What about its gameplay? Is ...


9.5 Pokken Tournament

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Do you love Pokemon? Do you love fighting games? If so, you’ll want to read my review of Pokken Tournament! Pokken’s story doesn’t get in the way of its fights and that’s the most important thing about it. I ...


8.0 6180 The Moon

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What if the Moon set off on a journey to find the sun? Does that sound like a strange concept? What if I told you this was the concept of a video game for the Wii U? The game is 6180 the Moon. Let me tell you more ...


9.0 Yoshi’s Woolly World

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It really has been a long time since we have received a really good Yoshi title on any Nintendo platform. It could be argued that the last, really good Yoshi game was the original Yoshi's Island! Nintendo laid out ...


8.5 Lego Dimensions

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LEGO is a powerhouse in the toys marketplace, and for good reason. LEGO is not your average toy. It can be manipulated into anything the creator wants. Parts can be mixed and matched, characters that have no place ...


8.0 Skylanders SuperChargers

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Just when one would expect the Skylanders formula to get dated, the team at Activision comes up with something new to excite players. This time around, that new mechanic is vehicles. While driving these toys around ...


7.0 Legend of Kay Anniversary

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Legend of Kay originally came out in 2005, and was reviewed fairly well considering it was a platformer title exclusive to the platform heavy Playstation 2. I never owned a PS2 until well after the launch of the ...


8.5 Splatoon

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Splatoon is the latest and greatest title by Nintendo to grace the Wii U and boy does it deliver! As we begin our Splatoon campaign we select our character. You select either the boy or girl avatar and then begin ...


9.0 Bayonetta 2

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Bayonetta has been missed. Without her flashy moves, her torture attacks, and her unbridled sex appeal, video games have become rather boring. Nintendo, Sega, and Platinum Games have partnered together to bring us ...


9.5 Super Smash Bros

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Super Smash Bros on 3DS was packed full of content, ranging from unlockable characters and stages to never-before-seen game pay modes that make playing Smash Bros alone more enjoyable. Nintendo held nothing back ...


8.0 Hyrule Warriors

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Nintendo isn't known for branching out and trying new things. They milk their franchises, and not in a bad way. While many companies tend to produce shovelware, where the brand sells the game rather than the ...


6.5 Resident Evil Revelations

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Resident Evil: Revelations was a hit when it came to 3DS ahead of Resident Evil 6 and the controversy surrounding it. A handheld Resident Evil title that seemed to manage to successfully bridge that gap between the ...


9.0 Disney Infinity

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Like everyone, I looked at Disney Infinity when it was announced and saw only a money grabbing rip-off of Activision's popular Skylanders series. ANOTHER game where I have to buy overpriced toys to unlock some ...


8.5 The Wonderful 101

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The Wonderful 101 is what happens when you take Nintendo's charm and core-appeal and stuff it into a Saturday morning cartoon format. This is a world where heroes scream the name of their power before using it, in ...


5.0 Marvel Avengers Battle for Earth

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Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth was a Kinect game originally, and was ported to the Wii U along with an alternative control scheme in the hopes of entertaining a new market. It's actually a really difficult game ...


8.5 Batman Arkham City Armored Editio...

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When the Wii U was released, it brought with it a handful of ports and "enhanced" editions, partly because they were awesome games and partly because Nintendo wanted to prove that the Wii U was just as capable of ...


5.5 Transformers Prime The Game

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Transformers: Prime is a successful animated series that, this year, will be seeing its first TV movie. Built around a small group of kids and their relationship with the Autobots, Transformers: Prime - The Game is ...


4.0 007 Legends

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007 Legends was released on Wii U at the end of last year, and if it had been the only first person shooter available on the system, it might have been enough to kill the genre entirely. It's not that it's actively ...


8.5 Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

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To say the Monster Hunter series is big in Japan is an understatement. These third-person action RPGs are positively huge in the Land of the Rising Sun, so much so that they played a major role in popularizing the ...


7.5 ZombiU

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Ubisoft has been known to be at their most experimental with new console releases, and the Wii U was the perfect opportunity to pay homage to the first game they ever made – Zombi. Released in 1986 for the PC, Zombi ...