Wii U Role-Playing Games

Paper Mario: Color Splash

Paper Mario: Color Splash

Platform: Wii U
October 7, 2016
There’s a mystery on Prism Island. The solution? Mario. Someone's been draining the color from Prism Island! Can you help Mario unravel the mystery and use the power of paint to restore the island? [Nintendo]
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.2
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

Platform: Wii U
June 24, 2016
An Atlus-developed RPG for Wii U set in a modern-day world of music and art featuring characters and gameplay elements from Intelligent System's Fire Emblem franchise mixed with elements from the Shin Megami Tensei franchise.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.9
Lost Reavers

Lost Reavers

Platform: Wii U
April 28, 2016
The humid dust filled air and the remainders of the intruders who failed before you are stoic reminders of the dangers that lie in seeking lost and forgotten treasure. But all grievances can't compare with the overwhelming satisfaction that one gains from gazing at a priceless artifact. BANDAI NAMCO Studios is proud to present their latest Free-to-play online co-op action game, LOST REAVERS. The lost treasures of the world lie scattered throughout various corners of the Earth. But rare fortunes are never easily acquired. To recover these riches, it's going to take more than just a fortunate expedition. You'll need the wits to solve puzzles, the expertise to disarm traps, and the armaments to fight legions of undead guardians. But that's not enough; you're going to need a team of cunning explorers at your side. Team up with other voyagers online as you fight zombies, kill bosses, and discover valuable relics in the most diverse locations on the planet. Acquire the treasure and successfully return with the cargo to divvy up the prizes and receive your share of the spoils! Features An Assortment of Treasure Hunters Choose from a squad of expeditioners to tackle the missions ahead. Each character specializes in a distinct attack style. From the bazooka blasting machine gunner to the katana wielding school girl, ther'es a style for everyone to enjoy. Gain Levels and Unlock Weapons As you go on missions, your character will gain levels, unlock more skills, and increase their funds to acquire new weapons. But getting stronger is just a career perk; its the sparkle of a rare artifact that'll drive a treasure hunter to the ends of the Earth. Tactical Combat Planning Before the mission begins, organize your character to be the ultimate treasure seeker. Strategize with allies, modify weapons, or use items to give you the extra edge. Explore Elegant Environments With a variety of different routes, puzzles, and enemy spawns, levels may be enjoyed multiple times. Play with Friends Anytime Ally with up to three friends online to take down formidable enemies and deactivate various traps so you reach the treasure that lies deep within the level.
Metascore:
46
User Score:
7.2
Asdivine Hearts

Asdivine Hearts

Platform: Wii U
April 14, 2016
Travel alongside four companions and a cat in a fantasy RPG featuring stunning animated turn-based battles! One year ago, the world of Asdivine was enveloped by a brilliant flash of light. Since that time, the influence of shadow has only continued to grow ever more powerful across the face of the land. Although the event itself was undoubtedly connected with the heavens, few people seem to have realized the far-reaching implications of what transpired. Now turning to the present, a surprising revelation awaits a young man by the name of Zack and his childhood friend, Stella, in the capital from a chubby cat claiming to be none other than the Light Deity and declaring the world to be on the verge of destruction... Asdivine Hearts boasts of groundbreaking visual quality, plenty of subquests, a battle arena, treasure to dig for, and an enemy guide to complete. By taking puzzle piece-like jewels and setting them in a box known as a rubix, players are able to customize characters! How far can you level and how many millions of damage can you dish out? All these challenges await you and more!
Metascore:
57
User Score:
7.8
Xenoblade Chronicles X

Xenoblade Chronicles X

Platform: Wii U
December 4, 2015
Fight for survival while exploring the vast expanses of an unknown planet where anything you see is reachable in your weaponized mech, called a Skell. Customize a lethal skill set of combat and defensive skills, called Arts, to strengthen your strategies and defeat enemies efficiently. Attack your enemies from multiple directions using melee weapons, guns, and your greatest asset—your tactical mind.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
9.1
Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria

Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria

Platform: Wii U
July 23, 2015
The ultimate tribute to RPGs of yore! Experience an all-new old adventure! Fight your way through hordes of strange, silly, and scary monsters! Explore the caves, castles, and dungeons of an ancient evil! Meet warriors, princes, pirates, zombies, and crazy old woodsmen in a huge world of epic retro adventure! Authentic 8-bit artwork and an original soundtrack by renowned Bay Area 8-bit musician Crashfaster keeps the game true to its retro roots.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
Citizens of Earth

Citizens of Earth

Platform: Wii U
January 20, 2015
In Citizens of Earth, you head home after a too-long election, hoping for a respite. On the contrary, you are accosted with a myriad of oddities. You immediately (following your cup 'o joe) embark on a mission to travel the land, battle mutants, gain allies, overthrow a puppet government, snorkel for buried treasure, and, with the luxury of time, grab a well-deserved refill on your coffee.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.8
Alphadia Genesis

Alphadia Genesis

Platform: Wii U
November 20, 2014
A Battle of Epic Proportions! Alphadia Year 1092: Fifteen years have passed since the end of the terrible Energi Wars, where clones were used as weapons. Two kingdoms, after nearly destroying each other and the natural resources of Energi, signed an important peace treaty, and have been co-operative neighbors ever since: Augustine and Archleign, where the story of Alphadia Genesis begins. Alphadia Genesis boasts a rich, complex story starring Fray, a member of the local guild, and Corone, a knight. As their journey progresses and conflicting national interests come to the forefront, it becomes apparent that it may take more than a little work on both their parts if their relationship is to weather the foreboding storm on the horizon. 3D battles feature beautifully rendered graphics, dynamic camera angles, and more skills than you can shake a sword at!
Metascore:
60
User Score:
7.4
Pier Solar and the Great Architects

Pier Solar and the Great Architects

Platform: Wii U
November 6, 2014
Pier Solar is a love letter to the rich, imaginiative 16-bit RPGs of a bygone era. It was originally designed and developed for the SEGA Mega Drive & SEGA Genesis. Yes, you read that right!! It was actually the only freshly developed of its kind in the new millennium. It's not a port, fan translation, or a copy of any other game. Pier Solar is a 100% brand new, entirely original,16-bit RPG with an original world, storyline, soundtrack, characters, enemies and a unique battle style.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.9
Costume Quest 2

Costume Quest 2

Platform: Wii U
October 30, 2014
Become a candy obsessed crusader in the sweet sequel to Double Fine's original smash hit! Trick, treat and pick a fight with villainous dental soldiers in Costume Quest 2, the sweet sequel to Double Fines hit original, Costume Quest, that turned fans of all ages into candy obsessed crusaders. This inspired RPG adventure includes a range of new features and gameplay improvements to double the amount of mischievous fun. Explore spooky time-traversing landscapes, don adorable new costumes that transform into powerful Hallo-warriors, and collect even Creepier Treat Cards to wield in combat against a legion of hygiene obsessed baddies. Only heroic siblings Wren and Reynold can save Halloween forever!
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.3
Ittle Dew

Ittle Dew

Platform: Wii U
May 29, 2014
Adventuress Ittle Dew and her sidekick Tippsie crash onto a strange island, filled with loot and mysterious inhabitants. It quickly dawns on the duo that this might become their biggest adventure yet. Ittle Dew boils down the classic adventure formula until there is only fun left. Experience devious puzzles, timeless gameplay and lots of exploration!
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.4
Squids Odyssey

Squids Odyssey

Platform: Wii U
May 22, 2014
Squids Odyssey is a unique mix of action strategy and RPG: build your team of Squid heroes for epic turn-based battles against corrupted crabs and shrimps. Steev, Vahine and the rest of the Squids are in danger. An infectious black ooze is corrupting their world. The band of unlikely heroes need to fight back to save their lush underwater kingdoms.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
6.2
Child of Light

Child of Light

Platform: Wii U
April 29, 2014
The duke's daughter Aurora is dead; and yet, she lives. Join Aurora across the mysterious kingdom of Lemuria on her quest to return home. Helped by Igniculus the firefly, Finn the Capilli and many more, she must defeat the Queen of the Night who has stolen the sun, the moon and the stars.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.5
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Platform: Wii U
March 19, 2013
Traverse the grand world of Monster Hunter as you journey through more than two hundred quests, battle larger-than-larger-than-life monsters, and create a myriad of weapons and armor. Hunt with your pair of AI companions in single player quests or connect via the Wii U system with up to 3 friends in 4-player online engagements. Graphically rich 1080p HD visuals and online voice chat capabilities promise to make this the best Monster Hunter to date.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.2
Ben 10: Omniverse

Ben 10: Omniverse

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
BEN 10 Omniverse is a free-to-play, browser-based massively multiplayer online game divided into episodes that involve you in the adventures of the famous boy hero.
Metascore:
43
User Score:
6.0
Mass Effect 3: Special Edition

Mass Effect 3: Special Edition

Platform: Wii U
November 13, 2012
Earth is on fire. Striking from beyond known space, a race of terrifying machines have begun their destruction of the human race. As Commander Shepard, an Alliance Marine, your only hope for saving mankind is to rally the civilizations of the galaxy and launch one final mission to take back the Earth. Mass Effect 3 features additional missions, weapons, and characters for both single player and multiplayer including the Extended Cut ending and an interactive backstory experience.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.6
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