Worst Wii U Games

The Top Ten

1 Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric

As a Sonic fan, I can easily say this game is an unfortunate mess of crap. I was hyped for this game, and what did I get? Not just a bad Sonic game, but a bad game.

It's muddy in terms of how it looks, the story is ridden with plot holes and ruined by all the OW THE EDGE villains, and... It just gets really boring with the repetitive combat.

It gets even worse when you look at the development cycle.

Dammit, SEGA.

Shouldn't be canon. Sonic 06 was so much better than this. Yes it was.

This game is utterly broken. This game needs to be #1 in this list. It got a 3/10 I most review sites.

This game sucks

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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

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

This makes Action 52 look like Ocarina of Time.


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3 Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival

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

The only reason I got this game is because it was on special offer. While the mini games are kinda fun, the board game gets very boring very quickly, especially in single player. You're better off just buying City Folk, as it still works on the Wii U.

A Mario Party ripoff with required Amiibo. We're screwed.

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

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4 New Super Luigi U

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 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

It's not bad, but it has a SERIOUSLY low time limit, and it rips off New Super Mario Bros U. - Powerfulgirl10

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

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5 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

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

I'm not sure if I can say that this is one of the worst Wii U games. I am sure, however, that it's here just because it has the Call of Duty name on it.

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

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6 Meme Run

I'm surprised this was even released

Its for stupid little kids who thinks memes are funny - spodermanfan1000

The best around

Hong Kong 97 2.0

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7 Star Fox Zero

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.

If you're looking for a traditional star fox game you'll spend the whole time fighting the terrible motion controls

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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?

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9 Paper Mario: Color Splash

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

The game is actually pretty good. - Frouze

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

It’s better than Sticker Star... - KingSlayer93316

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10 Mario Kart 8

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

I guess the battle mode sucks, but still good

I wish that the owner would take items off the list

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

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The Contenders

11 Hello Kitty Cruisers

Horrible ripoff of Mario kart - ikerevievs

This is a thing?

Hello kitty scares me - B1ueNew

I am a boy - computerfan0

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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

Anyone else glad this show ended?

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17 Mass Effect 3

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.

This is a good game - B1ueNew

18 Mario Party 10

This game like all the Mario party's starting from 8 are the worse Mario party's not the worse Mario games as they still are enjoyable and fun and are not bad games although there are better

It's not the worst Mario party ever I mean we have Mario Party Advance, Mario Party 8,and Mario Party Island Tour but Mario party 10 is still bad - spodermanfan1000

Why are people hating on Mario Party 8, that was the best game ever, but ya this game is a flaming pile of trash, buy it for 10 bucks

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.

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19 FIFA Soccer 13

Why was this not on here? :/

Huh FIFA Is Awesome

20 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

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 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

26 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

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27 Deal or No Deal

This isn't even on Wii U...

Not on Wii you - KriCket33554

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

It Is Better On Wii U!

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

Stop. Porting. This. Game. We. Already. Had. A. Wii. U. Port!
Seriously Nintendo enough is enough. - DaisyandRosalina

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29 The Croods: Prehistoric Party!

It's just a party game - VideoGamefan5

30 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

31 EarthBound

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!


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32 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

This game is awesome! A bit hard for newbies though

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33 Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

This is way to hard

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

34 Minecraft: Wii U Edition


35 Cube Life: Island Survival

Minecraft ripoff

36 The Legend of Zelda - Breath of the Wild

It is the worst game ever

37 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

38 ZombiU
39 Wii Sports Club

Why does this exist

This Game Is Good - VideoGamefan5


40 Smash Tour

A Complete Junky Mess, Worst Smash Mode Ever - VideoGamefan5

41 Minecraft: Story Mode - The Complete Adventure
42 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

Dis game is better than 50000000000000000000000000000000 dollars so shut up

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43 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

44 Earthbound Beginnings
45 Batman: Arkham Origins
46 Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
47 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

48 Nintendo Land
49 Super Smash Bros.

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.

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

The game isn't even out yet

People complaing because its unfair, TRAIN TILL YOU GET BETTER, ITS NOT HARD!

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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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