Immerse yourself in a dazzling range of games for a versatile console – the Wii U!
So you have your Wii U set up, all shiny and beckoning – but where to begin your Wii U games experiences?
We’ve put together a snapshot of some heart-thumping, creativity-building, action-pounding, colour-splashing Wii U titles to get you started!
Action-adventure games with a quirky spin…
Paper Mario: Color Splash
Whether you’re in the mood for an immersive, quirky RPG action-adventure of paint-splattering proportions or a course-by-course journey that unlocks uncharted lands as you complete each mission, Paper Mario: Color Splash ticks both boxes!
Preview the colourFUN action in the trailer below…
Yoshi’s Woolly World
Yoshi’s world is coming undone! Become the woolly star of the SEW and save the Yoshis from that naughty knitwit, Kamek!
Watch the action unravel in the trailer below…
Crafty collectibles: amiibo!
Meet a new range of adorable Yarn Yoshi amiibo, made out of knitted material!
When you tap in any Yoshi amiibo (sold separately) while playing in single-player, you can control two Yoshis at the same time with Double Yoshi!
While using a Yarn Yoshi amiibo, you can save a Yoshi pattern to your amiibo, so you can take your favourite Yoshi to a friend’s house and continue playing.
Choose your favourite colour at the Yoshi Hut and take it away!
Yoshi patterns based on other Nintendo characters!
Tap in compatible amiibo (sold separately) to unlock Yoshi patterns based on iconic Nintendo characters!
Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush
Guide Kirby to the goal by drawing rainbow ropes on the Wii U GamePad touch screen – make loops, overcome obstacles, launch Kirby into the air and protect him from danger!
Up to three extra players can join the adventure, as Kirby’s clay companions – Waddle Dees!
Learn how to restore Dream Land’s true colours, in the trailer below…
Find out more about Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush, out now for Wii U, at the official gamesite, below:
Now a Nintendo Selects title, Pikmin 3 is a real-time action-strategy game on Wii U that’ll see you exploring the surface of planet PNF-404 with an army of helpful little creatures, called Pikmin.
Put together a posse of different types of Pikmin and use their unique talents to investigate the environment, seek out valuable items, solve puzzles, and ultimately save the planet!
Investigate the world of Pikmin in the E3 trailer below…
Games to make your creativity explode!
Super Mario Maker
A Mario game with endless possibilities!
Play courses created by other players around the world via the internet, make your own dream Mario courses and share your work with the world!
Discover Super Mario Maker in the trailer below...
Tap in amiibo to transform Mario into a range of other Nintendo characters!
If you've ever wanted to complete a Mario course as Link, Kirby, Wii Fit Trainer or one of dozens of other characters, now's your chance, with compatible amiibo (sold separately)!
Minecraft: Wii U Edition
Explore randomly-generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles.
Super Mario + Minecraft!
The free update* Super Mario Mash-Up Pack gives players 40 new Super Mario-themed skins, playable characters such as Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Bowser, and lets you create your own Super Mario-themed locations within the world of Minecraft!
Preview the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack in the trailer below...
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
The sometimes cowardly, sometimes courageous Captain Toad embarks on his first solo puzzle-platformer adventure for Wii U!
Use spatial logic to explore and complete 70 stages – including ancient ruins, lava-spouting volcanoes, haunted mansions, and much more!
Build up courage for your adventure in the trailer below...
Find out more about Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, out now for Wii U, at the official gamesite, below:
Epic adventure games to embark on…
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD
Harness the unique ability to switch between human and wolf forms to explore vast dungeons, solve mystifying puzzles and battle malevolent foes. Between light and darkness, can you save Hyrule?
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD special edition bundle includes Game Disc, Wolf Link amiibo and soundtrack CD!
Prepare for your journey with the trailer below…
Find out more about The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, out now for Wii U, at the official gamesite, below:
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
Featuring a colourful “toon-shaded” art style, this legendary journey sees players guide Link as he sets out on the massive Great Sea to find his kidnapped sister.
Sail the seas in search of lost islands, fight fearsome enemies, take on mighty bosses and seek out the legendary Triforce…
Check out the trailer below to discover the journey ahead…
Find out more about The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, out now for Wii U, at the official gamesite, below:
Star Fox Zero
An out-of-this-world shooter!
As the courageous Fox McCloud, lead the legendary Star Fox squadron into action to stop Andross’ evil forces from spreading chaos throughout the Lylat System!
Get briefed on this adventure in the trailer below…
In Star Fox Guard – available in Nintendo eShop – use an array of cameras to protect Grippy Toad and his precious metal mining site.
Use 12 cameras, setting them up in various locations to find and attack any enemies that approach the mining site.
Use the television screen and Wii U GamePad in tandem to work out where the enemies are, then blast them away!
Find out more about Star Fox Zero and Star Fox Guard, out now for Wii U, at the official gamesite, below:
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Now a Nintendo Selects title, in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, the invading Snowmads have locked Donkey Kong Island in a deep freeze, and it's up to the Kongs to thaw things out!
Get ready for the ground-pounding action, with the trailer below…
Find out more about Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, out now for Wii U, at the official gamesite, below:
Itching to get your hands on the GamePad for some adventurous Wii U experiences?
Available for purchase at selected retailers and in Nintendo eShop, these colourful Wii U titles are waiting for U!
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