Most Overrated Wii U GamesVideoGamefan5 In honor of the Nintendo Switch hitting the shelves in a couple of weeks, here are the most overrated games from Nintendo's 8th gen console, the Wii U.
The Top Ten
Okay, we get it, you hate Mario Kart 8 for reasons a triggered 6 year old would hate something for. Can you stop shoving it down our throats now? (No offense. Sometimes you tick me off.) - DCfnaf
@Seventies-Music-Fan You are voluntarily clicking the reply button on his comments and consciously reading my critical comments. You don't have to do that and you can just move along with your life ignoring me. However, you don't because you think that shoving your beliefs down my throat is going to make me like this list. - DCfnaf
Worst roster ever! Eliminate Pink baby gold Cat clone peach #112012312.
You guys are clearly children. Nobody gives a crap about the roster. - DCfnaf
My most favorite racing game ever. - HeavyDonkeyKong
Is it illegal to hate this game!? Because every comment I see that says something against it has a reply saying stuff like "you're wrong, Mario Kart 8 is a good game" nothing against it, just pointing that out.V 12 Comments
The graphics are standard for the Wii U, you still don't get the car item removed so you can move around the board, Princess Peach and Princess Daisy still have their overly excruciating, overly stereotypical princess dresses/voices and there is little innovation at most. I prefer Classic Mario over Modern Mario.
Actually, I am glad that none of you care. After all, voice acting does not make the game. Gameplay does. I just felt as if I had to give proof and detail.
I don't think you know what overrated means. It means it gets too much PRAISE. This game gets none. - DCfnaf
Yeah, I like the franchise (mainly the 2nd game) but this is considered one of the worst games the Wii U offered. - DCfnaf
It isn't as great as it seems - YOSHIA2121V 12 Comments
Sure it is good but it repeats the same formula the three predecessors did and just added a few minor new elements. - Seventies-Music-Fan
Mario Kart 8 And Smash Also Have The Formulas as The Previous Installments - VideoGamefan5
Why did a comment that is simply "New Super Mario Bros. U is better than Super Mario Bros. 3" get liked?! I give Super Mario games released in the 20th Century an A. I give New Super Mario Bros. U a B-. I'll admit. I am a half-nostalgiatard.
Yeah I Agree, This Game Rules, but Is Overrated - VideoGamefan5
Not the worst NSMB, but I can understand the cynicism. No, my hate goes to the godawful NSMB 2. - Thifer20V 1 Comment
This game is what I feared it would be. A decent but unremarkable clone of Star Fox 64. It's the 2010's. Do something new (other than a controller gimmick) - marmalade_skies
Seriously, Why do people like this? - VideoGamefan5
Such a shame. This could have been a great game if it didn't try to be too fancy with its controls. - Entranced98
Oh. This list isn't "The worst Wii U Games"? Oh well. Voted for a game nobody likes meaning it's not Overrated - CheesyNachosV 5 Comments
I hate it because it didn't have Candy Kong
It sucked compared to NSMB you can't even get powers its just lame monkeys with times events. Generic, boring. NEXT.
This game sucks
Well, so-rry I strongly prefer the original Donkey Kong Country trilogy over the Donkey Kong Country games released in the 21st Century AD! >8(V 3 Comments
I honestly don't see how this game wasn't made sooner. The combat idea behind it was so obvious. - Mcgillacuddy
This game is amazing why is it in the list?!
Meh, Nice Graphics But The Game Lacks a lot - VideoGamefan5
Got bored almost emidietly
You apparently get bored in spelling class immediately as well.. - CheesyNachos
Literally this list shows how underrated the Wii U itself is because even only focusing on the Wii U, most of these games listed are very underrated or hated by everyone. Seriously. - Rue
I'm I the only one (plus my friend) who like they game. The formula is the same, get the 6 big paint stars by getting the mini paint stars, same with sticker star but with stickers. But this game is awesome and it has some humour so just be quiet you guys, please.
This game is so boring like really boring - VideoGamefan5
HOW IS THIS OVERRATED IDIOTS?V 5 Comments
I like this game, but can do without all the arguing, bullying, and shipping. Which only got worse when two characters who would have fit in much better in Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale if any game of that type (yes I know Bayonetta 2 was Wii U exclusive but the first game wasn't and 2 shouldn't have been Wii U exclusive anyway) ended up in there.
Actually, if anything I think those who bought the game then bought Bayonetta and/or Cloud just to beat up all the other or certain other characters (that actually, you know, CAME WITH THE GAME) are what made this overrated.
A game is still considered overrated if the game itself is fine but has overrated DLC, right? And before certain people leap to a certain character's defense, I mean ALL the DLC is overrated.
No, the game is overrated fur all the hype it got but at the end it was just like the other smash games. - DaisyandRosalina
"It's A VERY UNDERRATED GAME BECSUSE IF SOMETHING SI GOOD ITS NOT OVERRATED"
-Said No one Ever - VideoGamefan5
Actually, Nintendo and SEGA were sexist in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, especially in the London one whereas if a character were a gender, every other teammate they have is no different gender. Girls' Story *cough cough*
Pretty much, nobody liked this game. - TristGamer
I'm pretty sure no one likes this. - DCfnaf
I kinda liked it. I guess I liked having Wario and Eggman on the same team. - Wereweegee
They still decided that at least one female Mario character should not interact with a male Sonic character, eh? Either way, I don't like this game at all. We already have the real Olympics. What is the reason of no Super Mario/Sonic (platformer) crossovers?! >:(V 2 Comments
Boy was this a disappointment. It was released at full-price in 2016 and it looks on par with an Xbox 360 game from 2008. Not only that but (unlike in Wind Waker HD) the gameplay wasn't changed much. The MIDI soundtrack is still there. The tears of light were 10% shorter, but the first 4 hours of the game is still really slow. Not much new content. It should've been $30 - not $60. - marmalade_skies
This game actually is overrated, it's because people thought this was zelda wii u (now known as breath of the wild), but instead we got this game to replace it - VideoGamefan5
Do we really need remakes of original games? - The Ultimate Daredevil
It's just new super mario bros u but with luigi, seriously, who would pay 50 or 60 dollars for this game? - VideoGamefan5
It's a harder clone of another game!... did anyone seriously want this? - mattstat716
You can get this game WITH NSMBU! , this list...I'm dying as I read it more and more. - DCfnaf
Probably my favorite NSMB game. It provides a great challenge.
ABSOLUTELY NOT! This game was great! - DCfnaf
What do you know about "overrated"? You think that games that are universally hated are overrated all... - DCfnaf
Yea a Super Mario 3D Land Ripoff + Cat suit and graphics. (Just what everyone wanted) Sarcasm Alert
I can't believe I forgot to put this, minecraft is so overrated - VideoGamefan5
All Minecraft is overrated
Put it higher - TeamRocket747
Everyone acts as if this entire series was the first ever to have a female protagonist that wasn't one that wasn't a choice among males (e.g. Chun-Li in "Street Fighter" or Zoey in "Left 4 Dead"), was obviously a woman from the start (unlike Samus in the original "Metroid" though by now her gender is common knowledge), and this wasn't because it was a tie-in game for a movie or whatever that already had a female protagonist (e.g. "Alien Triolgy" or any "Sailor Moon" game). It's not. Even looking past the main character's gender, there's really nothing all that special or groundbreaking here, just a rip-off of "Devil May Cry".
Look, I tried, I really did, but I just can't see what everyone else sees in this game other than (whether due for perverted reasons or misguided feminism) the title character herself.
In a world where "South Park" has been around for twenty years now, why is over-the-top crap like this still worshiped and seen as "groundbreaking"?
Proof that these days a game, movie, or T.V. show need only star a member of a "historically oppressed" group (and yes women do fall into that category) and it's automatically great, perfect, wonderful, etc. no matter what else.V 3 Comments
Definitely doesn't deserve the hype it got. All graphics, no gameplay. - Entranced98
Umm, who would want a tennis game? The only time people watch tennis is at the Olympics. - TristGamer
This game is BORING, just plain dull - VideoGamefan5
I can do without the existence of the most of Mario Sports.V 5 Comments
Awesome game, but people are going crazy over it, and the fanart is just as bad as the zootopia fanart - VideoGamefan5
It's Minecraft, Need I Say Anything? - VideoGamefan5
Just about anything Minecraft is overrated.
More like Underrated - VideoGamefan5
WHY DO VIDEO GAMES LACK UNANIMOUS PRAISE FOR HAVING A RETRO STYLE?! IT'S NOT LJN! SHOVEL KNIGHT DESERVES AN A+! SHOVEL KNIGHT IS SEXY! HIS DEATH BATTLE OPPONENT IS SCROOGE MCDUCK!
This is a wii game, and what do you expect? Of course its bad. It's MODERN NICKELODEON!
This game sucks period - VideoGamefan5
Did you mean to put SpongeBob Heropants on this list? Even Disney Channel is better than Nickelodeon. I heve these reasons such as catfights.
This is on the list twice, why?
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