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The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now  

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Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular Wii U games in 2018. Featuring both new games and sequels to classic franchises, this list of the most played video games on Wii U right now includes open world adventures, sandbox games, open world adventures, fighting games, RPGs, and of course, Mario games. What are the top 10 video games on Nintendo Wii U today?

Games featuring famous Nintendo characters, like Super Smash Bros., Mario Kart 8, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, are some of the best selling games on Wii U. Other good Wii U games trending now include Super Mario Maker, Splatoon, Minecraft, Just Dance, and Hyrule Warriors.

Vote up the best Wii U games everyone should be playing right now, and feel free to add your favorite console games that are missing from this list.

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2014
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is a fighting video game developed by Sora Ltd. and Bandai Namco Games and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U video game consoles. The 3DS version ...more
2
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a 2017 action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U. A part of The Legend of Zelda series, the game ...more
3
Mario Kart 8 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2014
Mario Kart 8 is a kart racing video game and the eighth major installment in the Mario Kart series, developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U video game console. First announced at E3 ...more
4
Super Mario 3D World is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2013
Super Mario 3D World is a platform game in the Super Mario series developed by Nintendo EAD Tokyo and published by Nintendo for the Wii U video game console. Released in November 2013, it is the ...more
5
Super Mario Maker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2015
Super Mario Maker is a side-scrolling platform video game and game creation system developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U game console, which released worldwide in September 2015. ...more
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Splatoon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2015
Splatoon is an upcoming third-person shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for Wii U, which is scheduled for release in Japan on May 28, 2015, and the rest of the world on May ...more
7
Mario Party 10 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
Mario Party 10 2015
Mario Party 10 is a party video game developed by Nd Cube and published by Nintendo for Wii U. It is the tenth main installment in the Mario Party series, the fourteenth in the franchise, and ...more
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New Super Luigi U is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2013
New Super Luigi U is a side-scrolling platform video game in the Super Mario franchise developed by Nintendo for the Wii U. It is the fourth game focusing on Luigi (the others being Mario Is ...more
9
Yoshi's Woolly World is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2015
Yoshi's Woolly World is a side-scrolling platformer video game developed by Good-Feel and published by Nintendo for the Wii U. The game is the seventh main entry in the Yoshi series of games, ...more
10
New Super Mario Bros. U is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2012
New Super Mario Bros. U is a side-scrolling platform video game in the Super Mario franchise developed by Nintendo for the Wii U. It is the fourth title in the New Super Mario Bros. series of ...more
11
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2002; 2013 (Wii)
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, released in Japan as The Legend of Zelda: Tact of Wind, is an action-adventure game and the tenth installment in The Legend of Zelda series. It was released ...more
12
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
1990; 2013 (Wii U)
Super Mario World, subtitled Super Mario Bros. 4 for its original Japanese release, is a 1990 platform video game developed and published by Nintendo as a pack-in launch title for the Super ...more
13
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2006; 2016 (Wii HD version)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is an action-adventure game developed by Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development and published by Nintendo for the GameCube and Wii video game ...more
14
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2015
Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The ...more
15
Paper Mario: Color Splash is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2016
Paper Mario: Color Splash is an action-adventure role-playing video game developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo for the Wii U. The game was released worldwide in October ...more
16
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
1996; 2016 (Wii U)
Mario Kart 64 is a 1996 go-kart racing game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 video game console. It is the successor to Super Mario Kart for the Super Nintendo ...more
17
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
1998; 2015 (Wii U)
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is a 1998 action-adventure video game developed by Nintendo's Entertainment Analysis and Development division for the Nintendo 64 video game console. It was ...more
18
Hyrule Warriors is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2014
Hyrule Warriors, known in Japan as Zelda Musō, is a hack and slash action video game released in Japan on August 14, 2014; in Europe on September 19, 2014; in Australia on September 20, 2014; ...more
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Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
1996; 2015 (Wii)
Super Mario 64 is a 1996 platform video game published by Nintendo and developed by its EAD division, for the Nintendo 64. Along with Pilotwings 64, it was one of the launch titles for the ...more
20
Mario Party 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
1999; 2016 (Wii U)
Mario Party 2 is a board game-style party video game developed by Hudson Soft and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 video game console. The game was first released in Japan on December ...more
21
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2015
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, known in Japan as Touch! Kirby Super Rainbow and in Europe as Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush, is a 2015 platforming video game in the Kirby series, developed by ...more
22
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2000; 2016 (Wii U)
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is an action-adventure video game developed by Nintendo's Entertainment Analysis and Development division for the Nintendo 64. It was released in Japan on ...more
23
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2005; 2016 (Wii U)
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!, also known as Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain? in PAL regions, is an entertainment video game that employs puzzles. It was ...more
24
Resident Evil: Revelations is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2012
Resident Evil: Revelations, known as Biohazard Revelations in Japan, is a survival horror video game developed by Capcom and originally released for the Nintendo 3DS handheld game console in ...more
25
FIFA 13 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now
2012
FIFA 13 is the 2012 edition of Electronic Arts' association football FIFA video game series. It was developed by EA Canada. A demo of the game was released on 11 September 2012; the demo teams ...more