Wii U

jotun

Jotun

Serving up a hand drawn world waiting to be explored (and hiding five epic Jotuns to fight) Jotun is a game that draws its story and gameplay from the Norse mythology. Your vessel for this adventure is Thora, a Viking warrior who met their end in an inglorious way but has been given a second ch... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
typoman

Typoman

Launched as a Wii U title and eventually brought to Windows/Mac Typoman offers up a dark aesthetic with a unique focus on spelt words as puzzle mechanics and to provide information to the player. Starting as a simple O and then rolling down the hill to form a human like shape from other letters... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(3 votes)
year-walk

Year Walk

Playing as Daniel Svensson as he visits his lover, Stina and engaging in the Swedish traditional of the Year Walking is an abstract adventure with light horror elements appropriately named Year Walk. Designed for iOS and later coming to Windows/Mac and Wii U your journey sees you attempting to ... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(1 votes)
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Injustice: Gods Among Us

Pulling all of your favourite DC characters into a single game is Injustice: Gods Among Us a fighting game that blends narrative driven story, online content and plenty of unlockables. For the campaign you’ll enter into an alternative reality where the Joker has destroyed Metropolis with ... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
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Mario Strikers Charged

Changing up the basic soccer formula to be more intense is Mario Strikers Charged, a Wii title that builds on the original GameCube experience, Super Mario Strikers. Offering similar gameplay to said GameCube title players will find themselves commanding various Nintendo characters onto the pit... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(2 votes)
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Human Resource Machine

Human Resource Machine features programming like puzzles that uses a corporate office worker as a metaphor for assembly language. With constantly evolving concepts the player will tackle several puzzles in order to complete each level. With around 30 programming puzzles each takes place over a ... Read More »

User Score
9.3
(13 votes)
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Earthbound Beginnings

Earthbound Beginnings brings the original Mother title to the Wii U with a localisation port allowing modern day English fans to get their hands on this classic game title. Following the strange story of Ninten, a young boy from the town of Podunk tasked with saving the entire planet from an ev... Read More »

User Score
7.3
(3 votes)
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Citizens of Earth

Citizens of Earth will definitely turn a few heads with its Earthbound like design, does it match up to the classic SNES title though? Available for a large range of platforms many gamers can get access to this humour orientated RPG adventure. Filled with pop culture references and many element... Read More »

User Score
4.7
(3 votes)
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Kirby’s Return to Dream Land

Embark on a Kirby adventure on Wii and Wii U with up to 3 friends in cooperative gameplay. With all the staples of Kirby platform gameplay you’ll jump, inhale and copy enemies during your adventure. Kirby’s Return to Dream Land opens up with Kirby carrying a delicious cake while bei... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(1 votes)
shovel-knight

Shovel Knight

In this side scrolling 2D platform game you’ll use both your shovel and well timed jumps to conquer the varied game landscapes. Shovel Knight was born out of a Kickstarter campaign and after it’s initial success as Windows title was ported to a number of platforms. Playing as Shovel... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
bayonetta

Bayonetta

Be bewitched In Bayonetta an intense and very over the top fantasy adventure where you’ll fight angels with insane combos. Originally released in 2010 and re-released on the Wii-U in 2014 this is a must own for action addicts. In this third person beat’em up style of gameplay you... Read More »

User Score
8.9
(9 votes)
watchdogs

Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs puts you in the driving seat with a rich open world adventure where you decide on the direction that the story, your character and the world around you takes. Set in a fictional Chicago players will step into the role of a hacker who seeks revenge. With the option to either take reve... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(51 votes)
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Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins is the third game in the Arkham series of Batman games and continues to offer an open world adventure with particular appeal for fans of the Batman universe. The game is also the first to add online multiplayer gameplay to the series. As the game title suggests the storyl... Read More »

User Score
8.2
(16 votes)
giana-sisters

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams follows on from the 1987 platforming title and its 2009 re-imagining with a very modern take on the platform genre. Taking place in a twisted dream world it’s also an incredibly unique and varied title. Following a now teenage Giana as she hunts for her abduc... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
dont-starve

Don’t Starve

Don’t Starve is a single player survival game that has many unique features and a dark art direction that makes it a stand out open world survival experience. The game was released in April 2013 by Klei Entertainment. The aim in Don’t Starve is simple, survive for as long as possible in the har... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(69 votes)
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Darksiders II

Darksiders II offers a high quality hack and slash style RPG that is available on all the major platforms. The game is often praised for its balanced difficulty, role playing features and well-polished gameplay. In this second instalment of Darksiders players once again play as one of the Four ... Read More »

User Score
8.9
(22 votes)
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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

The sixth release in the Assassin’s Creed franchise takes the series to the high seas. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is also a launch title for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. In this Assassin’s Creed game players will be reliving the memories of Edward Kenway, a pirate in the Caribbean durin... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(27 votes)
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Mass Effect 3

If you follow the Mass Effect series you can’t miss Mass Effect 3 which ends the story arc of the trilogy and includes over an hour worth of cut scenes alone. The gameplay also features a few important refinements to the series, most notably in the area of combat. For players that haven’t playe... Read More »

User Score
9.1
(25 votes)
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Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands

Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands continues the story of the previous games with another great addition to the series. The game was developed for Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 with exclusive games on other platforms. The game fits into the Prince of Persia storyline after The Sands of... Read More »

User Score
6.9
(18 votes)
steamworld-dig

Steamworld Dig

SteamWorld Dig captures the current mining genre popularity and combines it with platform action to deliver an action style experience. The game is available on your Nintendo 3DS or PC with plenty of good old fashioned difficulty to it. SteamWorld Dig is all about digging around to find the man... Read More »

User Score
7.7
(16 votes)
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is the third and long awaited game in the series. The game is a prequel and is set 25 years before the first Deus Ex game, this allows newcomers to the series to easily pick up the story even if they haven’t played the other games. In Human Revolution you’ll play as Ad... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(23 votes)
guacamelee

Guacamelee!

Guacamelee! offers platforming and action in a Mexican themed game world for a large list of paltforms. Originally released in early 2013 the game has two versions available; Guacamelee! Gold Edition and an enhanced Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition with availability depending on you... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
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Lego City: Undercover

Everybody remembers playing with Lego as a child but did you ever wonder what would happen if you crossed Lego with GTA style gameplay? Well this is where Lego City: Undercover comes in, a sandbox action adventure experience for the Wii U. In Lego City: Undercover players take control of a cop ... Read More »

User Score
8.2
(12 votes)
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Assassin’s Creed III

Despite its name Assassin’s Creed III is actually the fifth core game in the popular history based series. The game was released in 2012 and offers the same action and adventure mix as the previous games. Players familiar with the series will recognise the Animus machine that allows players to ... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(15 votes)
blek

Blek

Blek will test your brain with a unique gameplay premise that involves drawing lines, dodging obstacles and collecting coloured circles. The game was designed by two brothers and promises to be an interesting experience. The game is as minimalist as it gets with players advancing across 80 leve... Read More »

User Score
5.0
(2 votes)
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A World of Keflings

A World of Keflings is the second game in the series and once again combines the management and building genres very successfully. The game was originally launched on the Xbox 360 but Windows and Wii U versions are also available. The game is all about creating a huge castle and helping out the... Read More »

User Score
7.1
(16 votes)
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Resident Evil: Revelations

Resident Evil: Revelations is a survival horror experience developed for the Nintendo 3DS that has since been ported over to other popular platforms. It’s a game with plenty of horror that will also have you exploring a great atmosphere, tackling puzzles and generally just scrounging for items.... Read More »

User Score
7.3
(4 votes)
limbo

Limbo

Limbo is a dark experience and one of the best in the puzzle-platform genre. Available for all modern platforms there is no excuse to pass up this experience. Using 2D side scrolling Limbo is a journey that takes place entirely in a black and white game world. It’s similar to film noir st... Read More »

User Score
8.4
(7 votes)
funky-barn

Funky Barn

Armed with a weird name and Wii U exclusivity Funky Barn enters into the simulation genre, challenging players to build a farm of cute animals and manage your farm economy. Starting at the basics as one would expect players are given a fairly barren plot of farm land, limited resources and only... Read More »

User Score
6.0
(1 votes)
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Call of Duty: Ghosts

Call of Duty: Ghosts is the 2013 addition to the popular first person shooter franchise and delivers the strong single player plot and solid multiplayer that the series is known for. The game was also one of the early games to be released on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. In terms of the campa... Read More »

User Score
6.8
(4 votes)
zombiu

ZombiU

ZombiU brings the zombie genre onto Nintendo’s platform with an amazing and horrifying experience that shows off some unique mechanics and potential of the Wii U. ZombiU takes place in London with a focus on the underground which creates an amazingly dark atmosphere as you adventure through the... Read More »

User Score
7.1
(8 votes)
nihilumbra

Nihilumbra

Nihilumbra blends puzzles and platforming gameplay to deliver a very interesting and dark game for PC and iOS devices. The games plot is a very simply one and has players entering the game world as Born, a creature that comes from the nothingness that is the Void. The Void wants you back though... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(9 votes)
another-world

Another World

Another World (or Out of This World in North America) was originally released in 1991 and is considered a classic in the platform and adventure genre providing lots of innovation in cinematic effects. Since this original release the game has been brought to countless other platforms as annivers... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(10 votes)
trine-2

Trine 2

Trine 2 is a side scrolling adventure that uses platform and puzzle elements to create an addictive mixture of genres. The game is available on numerous platforms including Windows, PlayStation, Wii U and Xbox with a release in December of 2011. The game is very similar to the original game exp... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(8 votes)
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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (MH3U), belongs to the third generation of the Monster Hunter series and is a new and improved version of Monster Hunter Tri adding new monsters and maps. Like the previous games, you’ll be joined by two companions named Kayamba and Cha-Cha. Simply put, MH3U is about, ... Read More »

User Score
7.8
(11 votes)
minecraft

Minecraft

Minecraft is the ultimate sandbox adventure and has grown from humble beginnings to become one of the biggest and most loved games of all time. Not only has it seen great success but it’s also inspired countless games like it. Minecraft was primarily developed by Notch Persson during the ... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(81 votes)