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The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now

Updated January 7, 2020 2.1k votes 204 voters 3.4k views26 items

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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  • Mario Kart 81
    100
    30

    DeveloperNintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    Genres (Video game)Racing video game

    Mario Kart 8 is a kart racing video game and the eighth major installment in the Mario Kart...  more
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  • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U2
    96
    29

    Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

    2014

    DeveloperBandai Namco Studios

    Genres (Video game)Fighting

    Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is a fighting video game developed by Sora Ltd. and Bandai Namco...  more
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  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild3

    DeveloperNintendo EPD

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an action-adventure game developed and published by...  more
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  • Super Mario 3D World4
    78
    24

    Super Mario 3D World

    2013

    DeveloperNintendo EAD Tokyo

    Super Mario 3D World is a platform game in the Super Mario series developed by Nintendo EAD...  more
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  • Splatoon5
    71
    22

    DeveloperNintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    Genres (Video game)Third-person Shooter

    Splatoon is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii...  more
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  • Super Mario Maker6
    Super Mario Maker is a side-scrolling platform video game and game creation system developed...  more
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  • New Super Mario Bros. U7

    DeveloperNintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    Genres (Video game)Platform game

    New Super Mario Bros. U is a side-scrolling platform video game in the Super Mario franchise...  more
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  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker8

    DeveloperNintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Action role-playing game, Action game

    The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, released in Japan as The Legend of Zelda: Tact of Wind,...  more
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  • Mario Party 109
    51
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    Mario Party 10

    2015

    DeveloperNintendo Software Planning & Development, Nd Cube

    Genres (Video game)Party game

    Mario Party 10 is a party video game developed by Nd Cube and published by Nintendo for Wii U....  more
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  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess10
    44
    26

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    2006; 2016 (Wii HD version)

    DeveloperNintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Action role-playing game, Action game

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is an action-adventure game developed by Nintendo...  more
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  • Minecraft: Wii U Edition11

    Developer4J Studios, Mojang

    Genres (Video game)Open world, Action game, Sandbox

    Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus...  more
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  • Paper Mario: Color Splash12

    DeveloperIntelligent Systems

    Genres (Video game)Role-playing, Action-adventure

    Paper Mario: Color Splash is an action-adventure role-playing video game developed by...  more
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  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time13

    DeveloperGrezzo, Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Action role-playing game

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is a 1998 action-adventure video game developed by...  more
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  • Yoshi's Woolly World14

    Genres (Video game)Platform game

    Yoshi's Woolly World is a side-scrolling platformer video game developed by Good-Feel and...  more
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  • New Super Luigi U15
    New Super Luigi U is a side-scrolling platform video game in the Super Mario franchise...  more
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  • Mario Party 216
    25
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    Mario Party 2

    1999; 2016 (Wii U)

    DeveloperHudson Soft

    Genres (Video game)Action game, Party game, Strategy video game

    Mario Party 2 is a board game-style party video game developed by Hudson Soft and published by...  more
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  • Super Mario World17
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    Super Mario World

    1990; 2013 (Wii U)

    DeveloperNintendo, Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    Genres (Video game)Platform game

    Super Mario World, subtitled Super Mario Bros. 4 for its original Japanese release, is a 1990...  more
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  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask18

    DeveloperNintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Action game

    The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is an action-adventure video game developed by Nintendo's...  more
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  • Kirby and the Rainbow Curse19
    Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, known in Japan as Touch! Kirby Super Rainbow and in Europe as...  more
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  • Hyrule Warriors20
    Hyrule Warriors, known in Japan as Zelda Musō, is a hack and slash action video game released...  more
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  • Super Mario 6421
    38
    65

    Super Mario 64

    1996; 2015 (Wii)

    DeveloperNintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    Genres (Video game)Platform game

    Super Mario 64 is a 1996 platform video game published by Nintendo and developed by its EAD...  more
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  • Mario Kart 6422
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    Mario Kart 64

    1996; 2016 (Wii U)

    DeveloperNintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    Genres (Video game)Simulation video game, Sports game, Racing video game, Vehicular combat game

    Mario Kart 64 is a 1996 go-kart racing game developed and published by Nintendo for the...  more
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  • Resident Evil: Revelations23

    DeveloperCapcom, Tose Co., Ltd.

    Genres (Video game)Survival horror

    Resident Evil: Revelations, known as Biohazard Revelations in Japan, is a survival horror...  more
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  • FIFA 1324
    11
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    DeveloperEA Canada

    Genres (Video game)Simulation video game, Sports game

    FIFA 13 is the 2012 edition of Electronic Arts' association football FIFA video game series....  more
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  • Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!25

    DeveloperNintendo Software Planning and Development

    Genres (Video game)Educational game, Puzzle game, Educational entertainment, Action game

    Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!, also known as Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training:...  more
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