Eurogamer.net's Recommended Wii U games

Eurogamer.net's recommended games listings are complete for PlayStation 4, Wii U and Xbox One, and date back to 1st January 2014 on other platforms.

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review

    Switch's debut and Wii U's demise are marked by a radical reinvention of The Legend of Zelda that will go down as an all-time great.

    Essential Switch Wii U

    475
  • Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE review

    Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is an imperfect yet brilliant marriage of two beloved franchises.

    Recommended Wii U

    43
  • Pokkén Tournament review

    It seems destined to be undervalued, but this is a pleasant surprise - a fine fighter that's just about essential for Pokémon fans.

    Recommended Wii U

    49
  • SteamWorld Heist review

    Free aiming and ricochet shots bring wild life to this exquisite turn-based blaster.

    Recommended 3DS iPad iPhone Mac PC

    36
  • Fast Racing Neo review

    Fast Racing Neo offers a welcome and competent substitute for the long-absent F-Zero that's light on extras, but commanding on the track.

    Recommended Wii U

    89
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X review

    Majestic, vibrant, almost peerlessly handsome, Xenoblade Chronicles X is Japanese RPG-making at its most ambitious and determined.

    Essential Wii U

    206
  • Lego Dimensions review

    Lego Dimensions is an inventive, delightful and hilarious take on "toys to life", but deep pockets are needed to appreciate it fully.

    Recommended PS3 PS4 Wii U 360

    99
  • Super Mario Maker review

    An elegant level editor that offers real insight into three decades of platforming brilliance.

    Recommended Wii U

    110
  • The Swindle review

    Fast-paced stealth set to a ticking clock makes this a procedural platformer to savour.

    Recommended PC PS4 Vita Wii U One

    38
  • Splatoon review

    Nintendo covers new ground with messy colour in Splatoon - and creates one of its finest games in a generation in the process.

    Essential Wii U

    231
  • Kirby and the Rainbow Curse review

    A warm-hearted, endlessly inventive revival of a modern classic, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is another Wii U exclusive charmer.

    Recommended Wii U

    60
  • Mario Kart 8 x Animal Crossing DLC review

    Mario Kart 8's Animal Crossing DLC is not only better than the previous track pack, it contains some of the best courses in the series.

    Essential Wii U

    118
  • Affordable Space Adventures review

    Affordable Space Adventures is an inventive, charming environmental puzzler that makes full use of the Wii U's many quirks.

    Recommended Wii U

    48
  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review

    As a way to turn the precepts of the Mario games upside down and inside out Captain Toad is a work of genius - though there are flaws.

    Recommended Wii U

    143
  • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U review

    Smash is still too unrefined to be the choice of the Nintendo connoisseur, but if you don't take it too seriously, it is riotously good fun.

    Recommended Wii U

    153
  • Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack One review

    This wonderful DLC takes Mario Kart beyond the Mushroom Kingdom - and makes a great racing game even better.

    Recommended Wii U

    141
  • Bayonetta 2 review

    Bayonetta 2 is an iterative sequel; luckily, it's iterating on genius.

    Recommended Wii U

    198
  • Hyrule Warriors review

    This marriage of The Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors is surprisingly successful - and strategic.

    Recommended Wii U

    69
  • Shovel Knight review

    Retro platform gaming may be an oversubscribed genre these days, but Shovel Knight only proves the enduring appeal of this play style.

    Recommended 3DS Mac PC PS4 Wii U

    50
  • Mario Kart 8 review

    Mario Kart 8 is a rare thing: the best entry in its series and the most exciting installment yet.

    Essential Wii U

    411
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