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Master missions, defeat villains and save the world – these are the best Wii U games for great adventures. The top tips for bargain hunters!
Are you looking for a thrilling adventure game for the Wii U? Or would you like to have hours of fun in a really good platform game in beautifully designed worlds? The Wii U is a great console for multiplayer, as you can play five games at once with the 4 controllers and GamePad. Take a look at the best Wii U party games. But even if you want to dive into colourful adventures, crazy missions and an entertaining story alone or in pairs, there is a flood of action and adventure games available for the Wii U.
The Wii U is currently still the newest stationary console model from Nintendo on the market (apart from the Wii Mini) and test reports from passionate Wii U gamers, test results and our own tests have declared 5 games to be the absolute gaming highlights with action! All 5 games are also suitable for young gamers – celebrated action games with age ratings such as Bayonetta 2 (from 16 years) were therefore not included.
When the successor to the Nintendo Switch comes out this year (2017) in March, it will be worthwhile to buy reduced games for the Wii U. These can probably also be played on the new Nintendo Switch. These can probably also be played on the new console, because Nintendo consoles are usually backwards compatible. So for bargain hunters, these 5 best Wii U games are super tips: because they all offer many hours of gaming fun with captivating adventures and action!
The famous LEGO superheroes must work together to overcome obstacles and complete entertaining missions in Marvel Manhattan.
Cracking puzzles, beating up villains and, of course, special superpowers make for long-term fun and varied gameplay.
The Zelda series is a landmark fantasy game and one of Nintendo’s most beloved classics. 10 years after the release of The Legend of Zelda: The Windmaker, this lovingly remastered HD re-release has been released for Wii U. And it’s well worth it, because the Wii U game is all the more captivating in HD with its beautiful, sunny fantasy worlds, which alone put you in a good mood!
What also makes Legend of Zelda: The Windmaker stand out is that it is an open world game with virtually no limits! Every island can be reached, every door can be opened, every item can be picked up. This creates a feeling of almost total freedom of action that doesn’t need to shy away from comparisons with big fantasy open world RPGs like Skyrim and Elder Scrolls.
The Wii U also offers the advantage of aiming with free movements, merging even more with the world. By the way, you can also explore the world in a first-person perspective.
Those familiar with previous Donkey Kong games will discover much that is familiar here: In each level, there are the letters K-O-N-G to collect, as well as many puzzle pieces and, of course, quite a few bananas of all sizes and banana coins! Experienced gamers who want to challenge themselves can also play each level in the extremely difficult time mode against the clock. And once you have played through all the levels, you can unlock the extra difficult mode.
Compared to earlier Donkey Kong games, it is noticeable that the horizontal sidescroller game optics are loosened up in some places by camera rotations and 3D effects.
6 worlds and several bonus levels with many collectibles provide hours of fun. In addition to the excellent graphics, the game scores with its challenging game level and precise controls.
Enduction in Inkopolis: The big game mission is to rescue the giant catfish, the city’s landmark. You are a young Inkling shooter, one of a group of teenagers who can conveniently transform into octopuses and swim in ink. But the ink has to splash first so that you can move around, and that’s exactly what your ink gun is for. With it, you plaster the whole world with paint and fight your way to Captain Kuttelfisch to save him.
In multiplayer mode, you compete online with three randomly selected players against another team of four. In addition, you can also compete against a friend in local duels. Colourful, flashy and with challenging final boss fights, Splatoon has won over game critics and die-hard game fans alike.
A special attraction of Rayman Legend is also the great use of music. Those who really groove in win, because at some points you have to hit exactly on the drumbeat and jump on the guitar riff in order to score.
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