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The Most Popular Wii U Games Right Now

Updated January 7, 2020 1.9k votes 200 voters 3.3k 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
    102
    31

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U2
    100
    30

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Super Mario 3D World4
    81
    26

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Splatoon5
    73
    24

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Super Mario Maker6
    Super Mario Maker is a side-scrolling platform video game and game creation system developed... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • New Super Luigi U8
    New Super Luigi U is a side-scrolling platform video game in the Super Mario franchise... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Yoshi's Woolly World9

    Genres (Video game)Platform game

    Yoshi's Woolly World is a side-scrolling platformer video game developed by Good-Feel and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker10

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Mario Party 1011
    53
    32

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess12
    44
    29

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Super Mario World13
    36
    23

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Minecraft: Wii U Edition14

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Super Mario 6415
    39
    30

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Paper Mario: Color Splash16

    DeveloperIntelligent Systems

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

    Paper Mario: Color Splash is an action-adventure role-playing video game developed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time17

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Hyrule Warriors18
    Hyrule Warriors, known in Japan as Zelda Musō, is a hack and slash action video game released... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask19

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Mario Kart 6420
    32
    27

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Kirby and the Rainbow Curse21
    Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, known in Japan as Touch! Kirby Super Rainbow and in Europe as... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Mario Party 222
    25
    29

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!23

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Resident Evil: Revelations24

    DeveloperCapcom, Tose Co., Ltd.

    Genres (Video game)Survival horror

    Resident Evil: Revelations, known as Biohazard Revelations in Japan, is a survival horror... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • FIFA 1325
    10
    35

    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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button