Worst Wii U Games

The Top Ten

1 Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric

The gameplay looks very bad.

With it's utterly broken controls, cheap story, laughably cheesy dialogue and game breaking glitches, Rise of Lyric offers the worst of Sonic since his 2006 entry on PS3 and 360.

This game sucks

This game makes sonic 06 look like a masterpiece

V 45 Comments
2 Family Party 30 Great Games: Obstacle Arcade


These aren't even great games. The developers clearly don't know what the word great even means. (either that or they were really high on crack when the made the title of the game, and the game itself) - Pikachu7586

This makes Action 52 look like Ocarina of Time.

Its 30 horrible games in one game luigi you should not be 1 this should be 1 -

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3 Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival

Just get mario party any of them are MUCH better than this piece of crap

The bundle can sometimes be found for cheap, so it is worth the money if you want the figures and the amiibo cards and have this game as an add- on. That's how I see this game. An add- on to the existing amiibos, not an actual release.
The board game can get boring, as you should just stick with Mario Party or even your typical Monopoly. The unlockable mini- games are great, though. Sadly, Desert Island Escape can also be played on New Leaf, Welcome Amiibo, so it's not that worth it.
I don't think you should plan this as your next Animal Crossing game. Just stick with City Folk/Let's go to the city.
Here are the pros and cons for this game:
- Can be found for cheap;
- Nice Animal Crossing feeling;
- Amazing graphics;
- Great mini-games;
- Can link Hhd data(I think);
- It's Animal Crossing on the Wii U.
- Unlucky gamers can get it overpriced;
- Amiibo required;
- Some mini-games need 6 cards;
- The board game can get boring;
- ...more

I don't care what everyone thinks. I like amiibo festival.

I always see the amiibos for the game in the stores filled with dust because no one wants them - B1ueNew

V 15 Comments
4 Meme Run


Really nintendo? - Scarytar44

I want this to be on #1!
It sucked so hard that the game had to be delisted from the eshop forever.
This is the worst Wii u game ever made.
Cringe at it's worst, especially if you are a super smash bros. fan, it will ruin your life if you play it.

I'm surprised this was even released

V 8 Comments
5 New Super Luigi U

This gane is just the same as new Super mario bros wii u - B1ueNew

This game was pretty pointless after Mario U was released, not much of a difference either, to improve this game they should have at least created a few different levels or features, for anyone who has already beaten Mario U, this is just like replaying the game as Luigi, just like Mario Galaxy, where you needed to beat the game with both characters, which was pretty pointless as well - YOSHIA2121

Well I bought a wii you bundle where you get super Mario bros wii you and luigi to first I started playing super Mario you it was fun great graphics really good but then I tried out super luigi you it was the same the only difference I found out was that the music was going a slight bit faster and luigi jumps higher but its hard to steer luigi its like if he was drunk he slides around like an idiot and also whats that pink thing with that bag guess what they replaced him instead of having Mario and on the cover as you can see they did cross over bros like what isn't luigi Marios brother anymore I know they were trying to celebrate luigi or something but its just stupid to make the exact same game but with luigi why couldn't they just include him in the regular Mario bros you

I Don't agree that this is the worst Wii U Game for me! I Beat this game 100% and I easily went through the levels well. Don't believe me? Then this will help you, I Have a very good 14-year old gamester who played Nintendo Games since 2010! - superplushcris

This is just Super Mario Bros U: starring Luigi - KingSlayer93316

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6 Call of Duty: Ghosts

You know your game sucks when it has the words "Call of Duty" in the title. - evil7

-Modern Warfare 2
-Modern Warfare
-Black Ops 2
-Modern Warfare remastered
-Black Ops 3
-Black Ops
-Call of Duty 2
Those are good Call of Duty games - B1ueNew

It looks ok I mean any call of duty on a nintendo console is a masterpiece compared to Infinite Warfare and the xbox 360 Black Ops 3, I would love MW1 on the Switch though - B1ueNew

There are a couple of good Call of Duty games. This one is the absolute worst Call of Duty game though!

Why did they have a Call of Duty game on the Wii U but for the Switch they just scrapped the idea. Who scraps games for the next console?

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7 Star Fox Zero

The worst controls and the worst usage of the wii u gamepad.

After waiting nearly ten years for a new game in the series, this was such a disappointment.

I think Star Fox Zero is the final contributing factor to the death of the Wii U. - railfan99

GamerFox24601 made an analysis video that points out this games flaws. I highly recommend watching it if you have an hour to kill.

When people asked for a new Star Fox game, this rehashed crap wasn't what we had in mind.

V 9 Comments
8 Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash

I was praying Nintendo learned from there mistakes in Mario tennis open, but Nintendo decided that they were gonna be Nintendo Andy didn't listen to us yet again *sigh*

I am surprised Nintendo made a bad mario game! Seriously he had a very clean record throughout the years, but this game was awful. But mario is still my favorite game series of all time

Worst game ever!

Why did Nintendo think that Mario needed more sports games?
I mean he's not that fat right?

V 5 Comments
9 Paper Mario: Color Splash

Is this a joke - Scarytar44

This game isn't even out yet, so why put it on here. You never know it could be a good game when it comes out. - Pikachu7586

Dude it came out YEARS AGO plus the wii u don't have Get new games anymore This is probably a old comment - Xomanxy

The game is actually pretty good. - Frouze

That moment when people put a yet unreleased game thinking it's gonna be a bad one

V 9 Comments
10 Mario Kart 8

Wha-why? HOW? - Scarytar44

Why is this here? , One of the greatest games ever made - B1ueNew

Who put this and Super Mario 3d World on? - recaller

I guess the battle mode sucks, but still good

V 18 Comments

The Contenders

11 Hello Kitty Cruisers

Thanks is under Mario Kart 8 and Mario Tennis UltraSamsh
Now I fell bad

Hello kitty scares me - B1ueNew

Horrible ripoff of Mario kart - ikerevievs

This is a thing?

V 6 Comments
12 Fast & Furious: Showdown


Graphics: 34%
Gameplay: 14%
Soundtrack: 20%
Controls: 7%
Overall: 9% - VideoGamefan5

13 Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

It has a lot of new characters but they're limited to only one event each. And did I mention that this has the least amount of events of all the summer olympic games (non-handheld)? Also, the dream events are gone!

Poultry amounts of events and character restrictions. Do yourself a favor, and get a refund. Buy London 2012 instead, it can be played on the Wii U, too.

14 Rabbids Land

Who wants a game about these white retards?

"Who wants a game about these white retards? "
*mario + rabbids kingdom is a smash success, game grumps comments on how they love rabbids* - Kaiserness

Rabbids were always my most hated game characters. Plus, each years, rabbids game are always getting worse, and Rabbids Land is not an exception. This game is really empty and mini games are so lame. All you do is walking around a circular board and getting trophies to win.

Do I have to say anything else? Except that these retarded rabbids are annoying as usual? - Scourge21

15 Bigley's Revenge

Lol, what is this? - VideoGamefan5

How could you Bigley is the dead meme god of Miiverse!

16 Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff

What idiot made this game? The show ended in like 2011

More like phineas and ferb crap for awful trash

It doesn't look too good

No it ended in 2015

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17 Mass Effect 3

This is a good game - B1ueNew

This is a great game?! Why is this on the list?!

Lemme guess it's because mass effect 2 is better and that ending though but it's great!

You can't skip the videos.

18 Mario Party 10

There are 5 boards, it doesn't have unlockables that are worth a damn, and the game is more based on luck than other games in the series. For the Wii, get either 9 or 8. Both are pretty good.

This is the worst wii u game according to Erickson gaming

If you have friends to play ti with, then it's really fun. I've played a couple games of this and neither had CPUs. Might be bad with them, but its fun with friends.

You need a wii mote to play as a normal character - B1ueNew

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19 Game & Wario

This shouldn't be here I can name 3 even worse games!

This takes the fun aspects of previous warioware games and throws them out the window - FlamingYveltal

Its good but strange music. - Super64Mario

This game has impossible controls it's worse then rabbits land

20 FIFA Soccer 13

Why was this not on here? :/

Huh FIFA Is Awesome

21 Devils Third

Just Nintendo partnering with some indie company making a rated m game with violence and gore trying to be manly - B1ueNew

I haven't even played the game but it looks bad especielly the graphics evetything is low resolution

22 Madden NFL 13

WHY IS THIS HERE? its not even a wii u game - Mattblue66

Overrated - VideoGamefan5

23 Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

This Game Lacked Too Much - VideoGamefan5

24 DuckTales: Remastered

This game was good on the original and remastered your quite stupid about this because it was good. Clement is going after you.

25 Deal or No Deal

This isn't even on Wii U...

Not on Wii you - KriCket33554

26 Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Call of Duty sucks

No. Call of Duty should stay on xbone, no one wants Call of Booty over good fun Nintendo games. - ShyGuySwag

Terrible :/ - spodermanfan1000

27 Pac Man and the Ghostly Adventures

It Kills My Eyes I Just Had To Put This Game On!

I think the show is okay, but seeing their faces up close like that is creepy!

Just go play the Pacman World games, don't even bother with this.

They legit ruined Pac-Man with this crap! - Powerfulgirl10

V 3 Comments
28 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD

A horrible remake based on a horrible game, Nobody asked for a remake of Wind Waker, I bet Nintendo remade this to try to convince people to play this trash again

I like this more than breath of the wild, the gameplay is smooth and the story is much better - B1ueNew

It Is Better On Wii U!

Port, does that count or not? - PugLlama

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29 Mighty No. 9

The fact that this game exists makes me cry like an anime fan on prom night

A colossal disgrace to the entire Mega Man franchise and the action platformer genre in general - PerfectImpulseX

30 The Croods: Prehistoric Party!

It's just a party game - VideoGamefan5

31 Minecraft: Wii U Edition

It’s Minecraft, except terrible controls!


32 EarthBound

Thanks matpat! at lesast no one voted for this - Scarytar44

This... Shouldn't even be here.

Earthbound is an incredible game! This shouldn't even be on the list.

This isn't even a Wii U game it's a SNES game - Pikachu7586

Earthbound rocks! It shouldn't deserve that!

V 3 Comments
33 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Who put this here? A 5 year old? This one's well designed, challenging and plays beautifully. - Entranced98

People said this game is really good but I disagree it's more of the same old nothing that sets it apart other than new villains.

Hard, levels too long, not the best replay abilities, not bad though! - toptenzen

These games are so overrated.

V 3 Comments
34 Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

This is way to hard

Not when you master it - maybe Hello Kitty Cruisers is more your speed. - Entranced98

35 Earthbound Beginnings

No I like it It’s fine

36 Cube Life: Island Survival

Minecraft ripoff

37 Smash Tour

Not a game - Xomanxy

A Complete Junky Mess, Worst Smash Mode Ever - VideoGamefan5

38 Nintendo Land

This game boring I played it once or twice and got boring for me

39 The Legend of Zelda - Breath of the Wild

It is the worst game ever

40 Injustice: Gods Among Us

This is a great game, what is it doing on this list? - VideoGamefan5


People think it's a mortal kombat rip off.
But its made by the same people who made MK
Its very fun to!

I don't think you understand how the top tens works, once it's on the list, you can't take it off, retard - Sanicball

41 ZombiU
42 Wii Sports Club

Why does this exist

This Game Is Good - VideoGamefan5


43 Minecraft: Story Mode - The Complete Adventure
44 New Super Mario Bros. U

Why would you butts say that? This game is not that bad!

Some flaws, kinda hard, but not the 24th worst game on the Wii U! - toptenzen

Only a hug dumbass like you would say that

It's the same thing

V 3 Comments
45 Need for Speed Most Wanted U

It Is THE Best Game Ever


Well the Ultimate Speed Pack was added as in-game standard in this version. However, there were no more DLC's compared to the Xbox 360/PS3/PC versions. - SelfDestruct

46 Batman: Arkham Origins
47 Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
48 The Amazing Spider-Man 2

If your gonna put this on the list at least use a picture with the wii u logo on it

49 Super Smash Bros.


Is there some kind of law stating that every Wii U game has to be on this list?

This game is awesome! Like, who doesn't know that? I have played it, and it is so much better than the normal Wii one. The Wii u one you can create your own maps, custom and make miis for them to battle in the game, you can defeat challenges to get stuff, and there's more but I'm going to far with this. Lets just say, try the game and look at all the features.

The game isn't even out yet

V 7 Comments
50 Pikmin 3


This is the best game ever - ikerevievs

This is my favorite game... I'm a hardcore pikmin fan

Pikmin games are boring

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Top Remixes (7)

1. Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric
2. Meme Run
3. Family Party 30 Great Games: Obstacle Arcade
1. Mario Kart 8
2. Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric
3. Family Party 30 Great Games: Obstacle Arcade
1. Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric
2. Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival
3. FIFA Soccer 13

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