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Best list with the best Wii U games for 2 players

4. February 2017 - Anika Semmer

5 Best Wii U Games With Action and Adventure




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!

Pure Action and Adventure – The Best Wii U Games

Lego Super Hero’s – Epic Battle of the Superheroes – 12+


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LEGO has released some great Wii U games since the Wii U debut. The recipe for success: stories and heroes you know from action movies. Star Wars, The Hobbit and the popular superheroes from the DC and Marvel cosmos deliver grandiose worlds with epic characters. LEGO Super Hero’s scores points with its many characters – over 100 comic book heroes & villains – which you unlock level by level. It often comes down to teamwork when Spiderman, Iron Man and Dr. Strange and many more fight against evil.

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.

  • Players: 2
  • Online: No
  • Type: Action Adventure
Marvel: Super Heroes - [Nintendo Wii U]
Marvel: Super Heroes - [Nintendo Wii U]
Audience Rating: Freigegeben ab 12 Jahren
12,93 EUR

The Legend of Zelda: The Windmaker HD


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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.

  • Spieler: 1
  • Typ: Fantasy, Open World
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
Genre:Adventure; Plattform:Nintendo Wii U; Audience Rating: Freigegeben ab 6 Jahren
59,99 EUR

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze – Tropical Island in Ice Rush


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Donkey Kong is an old acquaintance for gamers. In this adventure, Donkey Kong fights together with Diddy, Dixie and Cranky Kong against fearsome Cattle Vikings. These animalistic Vikings from the north put the Kongs’ tropical island into eternal winter with a magic horn.

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.

  • Players: 1-2
  • Type: Sidescroller, Jump ‘n Run
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Audience Rating: Freigegeben ohne Altersbeschränkung
10,54 EUR

Splatoon – A Brightly Coloured Adventure


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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.

  • Player: 1 or 8
  • Type: Third Person Shooter
Splatoon Standard Edition - [Wii U]
Splatoon Standard Edition - [Wii U]
Splatoon - Wii U; Audience Rating: Freigegeben ab 6 Jahren
4,74 EUR

Rayman Legend – Imaginative Dream Adventure


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Rayman Legend takes the player into a colourful and fabulous dream world. As the hero Rayman, whose arms and legs are invisible, he goes on adventures to stop the spread of dangerous nightmares. He has to jump, run, fight and level up through beautiful worlds. Rayman’s special abilities include his propeller hair, which he can use to glide through the air.

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.

  • Players: 1-2
  • Type: Jump ‘n Run
Rayman Legends - [Nintendo Wii U]
Rayman Legends - [Nintendo Wii U]
5-Spieler-Koop; Nutzen Sie alle Stärken der Wii U und die Vorzüge des neuen Wii U GamePads
11,50 EUR

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Image source Cover photo: Wii U controller at E3 2012 by Sergey Galyonkin at CC BY-SA 2.0

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