Game & Wario Wii U

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Mixed or average reviews- based on 121 Ratings

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  • Summary: Wario and his Diamond City friends are back in action. Game & Wario (working title) features a collection of games that use only the Wii U GamePad controller. The games retain the original flair and character of the micro-games from the WarioWare series.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 60
  2. Negative: 5 out of 60
  1. Jul 15, 2013
    89
    Game & Wario’s a game, a label it wears proudly in its name, and it delivers entertainment in spades. Get it.
  2. The very definition of a mixed bag, Game & Wario is innovative, but stingy with it; silly, but a bit of a slog. Beware the bad eggs, cherish the prize ones. [July 2013, p.82]
  3. Jun 21, 2013
    70
    Unlike the story depicted in Game & Wario, Wario’s latest game isn’t going to move units. It’s lacking in depth, and while some of the mini-games are stellar, the majority of them are uninspired and dull.
  4. Jun 21, 2013
    60
    Even though some games are funny, Game & Wario loses most of the appeal of its predecessors proposing just a bunch of "not-so-special" games.
  5. Jun 26, 2013
    60
    Wario, what happened to the fun?
  6. Jun 21, 2013
    51
    Wario Ware was once bristling with creativity and energy, fizzing and sputtering with mad, short-form ideas, but Game & Wario is just a bit boring. The selection of games is sparse, and a couple of excellent ones don't make up for the rest.
  7. Jun 27, 2013
    30
    A horribly disappointing mini-game collection that has none of the qualities of the real WarioWare titles and won’t entertain even the most game-starved Wii U owner for more than an hour or so.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 25
  2. Negative: 3 out of 25
  1. Jan 3, 2016
    10
    Perfect Wii U party game, great with friends. The single player also has tons of good minigames that convinced me that the Wii U gamepad isPerfect Wii U party game, great with friends. The single player also has tons of good minigames that convinced me that the Wii U gamepad is something special. Expand
  2. Jun 24, 2013
    8
    I think this game is not as good as it could be, but what we got was actually well thought out and planned. It has great games with good useI think this game is not as good as it could be, but what we got was actually well thought out and planned. It has great games with good use of the GamePad and making the games flow descent. My only gripe is that its a little too short, unless you have friends, all you need to do is get gold which may take 4-7 hours depending on how well you do. I just think for 34 Gamestop and 40 Nintendo Eshop its worth a rent or a buy. Expand
  3. Jun 23, 2013
    8
    overall really fun game, there was only 4 multi-player games but they were all really fun, single player games were very fun and creative waysoverall really fun game, there was only 4 multi-player games but they were all really fun, single player games were very fun and creative ways to use the game pad, and still fun to pass around with your friends. not as good as previous entries in the series but thought it was a good addition. for 40 dollars its deffinitly worth a pick up Expand
  4. Jun 24, 2013
    7
    This game is a lot of fun in Multiplayer. 3 of the four games are great, while one is just good. Of the single player, theres like 4 or 5 thatThis game is a lot of fun in Multiplayer. 3 of the four games are great, while one is just good. Of the single player, theres like 4 or 5 that are good or better, the rest are lackluster. If you know your going to be playing with friends, I would recommend this game, as its only $40, but if you're looking for an engaging single player experience, look elsewhere. Expand
  5. Feb 23, 2016
    6
    Game & Wario feels like a bored version of any party game you have ever experienced. If you love it, don't count on it.... just keep yourGame & Wario feels like a bored version of any party game you have ever experienced. If you love it, don't count on it.... just keep your money. The opposite should just keep their money because they paid for it and they should regret it. If you can send the game back to get a refund, good for you. You regretted anyways. Expand
  6. Dec 7, 2013
    6
    It's a fun game, but not as good as the WarioWare games. Different difficulty levels allow you to adjust how hard you have to try. It's good,It's a fun game, but not as good as the WarioWare games. Different difficulty levels allow you to adjust how hard you have to try. It's good, but the lack of micro games disappointed me :P Expand
  7. Jun 27, 2015
    2
    If you are a fan of the Wario Ware series this will be sure to disappoint you in some way or another. It had 2-3 good mini games and theIf you are a fan of the Wario Ware series this will be sure to disappoint you in some way or another. It had 2-3 good mini games and the others are just forgettable, I hope that Nintendo will soon bring back some of that Wario Ware magic next year. The game is almost 2 years old. Expand

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