Game Releases by Score

Mass Effect 3: Special Edition 1.

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:
7.7
Assassin's Creed III 2.

Assassin's Creed III

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
The Colonies, 1775: A brave your warrior fights to save his homeland. But what begins as a struggle over territory turns into a journey that will transform him into a Master Assassin - one that will forever change the destiny of a newborn nation. Assume the role of Connor, warrior son of a Native American mother and British father. As the colonies draw closer to revolution, you will dedicate your life to the freedom of your clan, becoming the spark that ignites the revolution into a full blaze. Your crusade will lead you through blood-soaked battlefields and crowded city streets, to the perilous wilderness and stormy seas. Always know where your enemies are with a larger, more expansive overhead map at your fingertips. Easily change your weapons on the fly to vary your combos without ever stopping the action on-screen.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.2
NBA 2K13 3.

NBA 2K13

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Featuring an enhanced MyCAREER mode and new gameplay features, NBA 2K13 lets gamers pit the best players in NBA history against the new dynasty of talent, including the much-debated matchup between the 2012 U.S. Men’s National Team and the 1992 “Dream Team.”
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.1
Darksiders II 4.

Darksiders II

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Darksiders II follows the exploits of DEATH, one of the 4 horsemen of the Apocalypse, in a weaving tale that runs parallel to the events in the original Darksiders game. This epic journey propels DEATH through various light and dark realms as he tries to redeem his brother WAR, the horseman who was blamed for prematurely starting the Apocalypse in Darksiders.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.7
Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition 5.

Batman: Arkham City - Armored Edition

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Developed by WB Games Montreal, Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition is the enhanced version of the game created by Rocksteady Studios. The Wii U version delivers the same impactful story and gameplay as the original title, this time with enhanced gameplay mechanics and features made possible with the Wii U and its unique GamePad. Batman: Arkham City is set in the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Featuring an vast Rogues Gallery of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals including Catwoman, The Joker, The Riddler, Two-Face, Harley Quinn, The Penguin, Mr. Freeze and many others, the game allows players to genuinely experience what it feels like to be The Dark Knight delivering justice on the streets of Gotham City.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.5
Trine 2: Director's Cut 6.

Trine 2: Director's Cut

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Trine 2: Director's Cut, exclusively for Wii U, features a total of 20 levels full of adventure, including the high-acclaimed Goblin Menace expansion campaign and the exclusive "Dwarven Caverns" level, making Trine 2: Director's Cut the most comprehensive package of Trine 2 on any platform.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.9
New Super Mario Bros. U 7.

New Super Mario Bros. U

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
It was just another dinner at the castle with Mario, Luigi, Toad, and Princess Peach... Until suddenly the vicious Koopa fleet invades Mushroom kingdom airspace and launches a full-scale assault! With Bowser at the helm and his Koopalings each in their own custom airships, the castle is under attack with the Princess trapped inside—and the heroes have been cast out to the four corners of the Mushroom Kingdom. Will they make it back in time to save the day?
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.0
Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition 8.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
For the first time on any Nintendo console - Tekken Tag Tournament 2 promises to deliver completely updated features and the most comprehensive Tekken experience to date. Play with the largest Tekken roster ever, in all new stages, utilizing fully re-engineered multiplayer functionality for optimum online matches. Enjoy exclusive Wii U features including special battle modes and exclusive costumes. Play like a pro with easy shortcuts on the Gamepad.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.0
Call of Duty: Black Ops II 9.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Black Ops II makes use of Wii U’s second-screen including the ability to view multiplayer maps, call in score streaks and choose load-outs. Players have the option to use Wii U’s split-screen functions to use both the GamePad and the Wii U Pro Controller. Use the GamePad touch screen to customize controls in real-time, or switch at any time to use another controller of your choice. Set in a potential near-future, the game thrusts players into a visual landscape in an epic single player campaign highlighted by branching story lines and non-linear missions; a revamped multiplayer introduces players to progressive weaponry and equipment that 2025 might have to offer; and punched up with an all-new Zombies experience running in the multiplayer engine.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.9
Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition 10.

Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition has players enter the mechanical shape-shifting, dimension switching world and blow crime away.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.7
Skylanders Giants 11.

Skylanders Giants

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Skylanders Giants unveils 16 new characters including super-sized Giants with oversized powers to boot, as well as the new LightCore Skylanders that light-up in the game and in the real-world as players’ transport them to Skylands using the Portal of Power that builds on the magic of the toys. What's more, the game features a Hero Challenges, more Battle Mode gameplay, and advanced integration across console, handheld, mobile and Skylanders Universes.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.2
Little Inferno 12.

Little Inferno

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Little Inferno is an adventure that takes place almost entirely in front of a fireplace that's about looking up up up out of the chimney, and the cold world just on the other side of the wall.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.5
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed 13.

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Sonic and the All-Stars cast battle for supremacy across land, water and air in transforming vehicles that change from cars to boats to planes mid-race.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.0
Nintendo Land 14.

Nintendo Land

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Nintendo Land is a theme park featuring 12 different attractions, each with its own play on a Nintendo franchise. Each attraction features it's own special gameplay experiences made possible by the Wii U controller. Depending on the particular attraction, players can compete individually or against other players, or even team up to play cooperatively. Up to 5 players can participate in dynamic multiplayer modes in select attractions. The experiences change each time, depending on whether players are using the GamePad, holding a Wii Remote or just watching others play on the TV screen.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.9
ZombiU 15.

ZombiU

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
For only the second time in history, a great plague has descended upon London, infecting the human race with a deadly disease. Big Ben tolls as hundreds upon thousands of the unprepared die or are infected by a sickness worse than death... You continue to breathe, for now. But how long will you survive in the labyrinth of London streets and underground as the infected close in around you? The horrifying remains of humanity ravaged by the foul disease shuffle through the streets, waiting to prey on your living flesh at every turn. ZombiU is designed to take advantage of the Wii U and its new controller and will test your will to survive in a zombie Survival-Horror First Person Shooter. So grab hold of the height of survival kits – your new controller – and stock up your Bug-Out Bag with supplies. Make every second count; you only get one chance.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.7
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 16.

Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
With 125 different workouts and 215 moves Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013 delivers a vast array of activities. Whether you’re pursuing a solution for strength building, cardio, stretching, or relaxation, the product promises to cover you.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.5
Madden NFL 13 17.

Madden NFL 13

Platform: Wii U
November 13, 2012
Build your own legacy as a player or a coach—or relive the glory of an all-time legend—in Connected Careers. Engulf yourself in the Madden NFL experience with features exclusive to Wii U, including streamlined play-calling, personnel management, and more—all directed from the innovate touch screen on the Wii U GamePad.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.8
Scribblenauts Unlimited 18.

Scribblenauts Unlimited

Platform: Wii U
November 13, 2012
Scribblenauts Unlimited features a side-scrolling open world with new, high-definition hand-drawn scenery and objects where players can help the game's hero, Maxwell, solve robust puzzles and challenges by summoning any object they can imagine. And for the first time, players learn the back story of Maxwell's parents, his twin sister Lily, and how he acquired his magical notepad.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.5
Nano Assault Neo 19.

Nano Assault Neo

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Nano Assault Neo is a fast paced shoot'em'up set in a microscopic world.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.4
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge 20.

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
NINJA GAIDEN 3: Razor's Edge promises to be a leaner, tighter experience than the original game. Significantly reduced scripted sequences, streamlined game flow, and improved A.I. complement an array of new features exclusive to the Wii U console.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.5
FIFA Soccer 13 21.

FIFA Soccer 13

Platform: Wii U
November 13, 2012
Innovations that make use of the Wii U GamePad put you on the pitch and immerse you in the game. Lift and look through the GamePad touch screen to aim the ball on set pieces and penalty kicks, then put the perfect curve on your shot and let it fly. Shake the GamePad to activate Touch Screen Shooting, removing the element of ‘hit and hope’ and allowing for accuracy. Further, connect and interact with friends - see them online and invite them to play, or message them in real time using touch screen typing.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
6.3
Just Dance 4 22.

Just Dance 4

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Just Dance 4 features more than 40 new tracks, ranging from chart-topping Billboard hits to classic dance party tracks. Whether it's pop, Hip-Hop, rock, R&B, country or funk, there is something for everyone.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
7.9
Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper 23.

Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Years after the battle against Orochi, the Serpent King, the heroes of the Three Kingdoms and the Warring States struggle to seize control of the new universe they were thrown into when a new threat arises. A terrible and colossal monster, resembling a serpent with eight heads, casts its shadow across the land and defeats most of the brave warriors. The ones that survived, assisted by the mysterious Kaguya, travel back through time to save fallen warriors and forge new alliances, collect powerful weapons and build an army so they can have a chance to defeat the terrible Hydra. But that is not all the help they'll get this time, as the vortex created by Orochi drags a few more allies to their universe. Dragon Ninja Ryu Hayabusa, Achilles, Jeanne d'Arc, Nemea and Ayane are only a few of the new additions to the 120 plus playable character roster!
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.5
Chasing Aurora 24.

Chasing Aurora

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Chasing Aurora is an aerial action game that is set in the thin air of the Alps. It is a 2D open world action game featuring physics-based flight and air combat. Your quest is to find and retrieve shards of the shattered sun and return them to the sun altar. Move freely in three different climate zones, searching for the shards of the sun. Some of them were found by vile animals, some landed in precarious locations, some are hidden from plain sight. Sometimes it takes a fight, and sometimes it takes a breakneck stunt in midair to retrieve a shard. Chasing Aurora is a game about the dream of flight.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.9
SiNG Party 25.

SiNG Party

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
An new singing and dancing franchise for the Wii U makes for an instant party in your house. All can join in together and contribute to the game, choosing from fifty songs from most genres. Face your friends in the room and put on your best show. While the performer uses the GamePad and mic to sing, everybody else in the room becomes embroiled using cues from the screen.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
5.5
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two 26.

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two brings Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit back to Wasteland, another world filled with eighty years of forgotten Disney characters and theme park attractions. For the first time, Mickey and Oswald join forces as true partners - Mickey with his magical paint brush that yields paint and thinner, and Oswald with his powerful remote control that allows him to control electricity. Wii U players utilize the GamePad to view a fully detailed, real-time map of Wasteland with waypoints and markers to guide them through the game and complete the various quests and side-quests. Players are also able to use the GamePad to access sketches and activate them to use in-game for a more engulfing experience.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
5.6
Transformers Prime: The Game 27.

Transformers Prime: The Game

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
An action-packed adventure to save the Earth from the evil Megatron and his new secret weapon. Designed for the special interactivity of Wii U, the game invites fans to tilt their Wii U GamePad to steer BUMBLEBEE through a collapsing canyon, upgrade OPTIMUS PRIME’s combat abilities through their gamepad touchscreens, and more.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
5.1
Rabbids Land 28.

Rabbids Land

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Rabbids have a lot on their plate: princess castle, the pirate boat, haunted house, tunnel of love, roller coaster…there are over 20 + attractions waiting to be invaded!
Metascore:
52
User Score:
5.3
Funky Barn 29.

Funky Barn

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Its farming! but not as you know it... Slap on your straw hat and grubbiest coveralls and take hold of your Wii U GamePad - it's time to get your hands dirty! Devote yourself to your own slice of lush countryside and take up the challenge of creating a beautiful farmland full of animals, crops, trees and more then develop it into the craziest, most offbeat farm imaginable, overflowing with the whackiest contraptions and goofiest gizmos you and your animals have ever seen! This is not your ordinary farm... It's your farm - and it's like no farm you've seen before!
Metascore:
50
User Score:
5.3
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth 30.

Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth

Platform: Wii U
December 4, 2012
The Skrulls have landed and now it is incumbent upon you to assume the role of your favorite Marvel super heroes and defeat epic enemies during the Secret Invasion. Unleash your inner superhero in Marvel Avengers Battle For Earth! The game features 20 different characters including the Avengers Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, and Thor, as well as other super heroes and villains from the Marvel Universe. Players use motion gameplay to execute super attacks, unleash devastating special moves, and battle their friends in a vast array of game modes.
Metascore:
50
User Score:
5.2
Tank! Tank! Tank! 31.

Tank! Tank! Tank!

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Players will find an armament of tanks and weapons at their disposal to dispatch the enemy threat, including mechanical insects, gigantic dragons and even other players. Team up with three other friends to battle with or against each other in fully destructible environments in a variety of action-packed story and multiplayer modes where weapons are never in short supply and threats are hiding behind every corner. Players will be able to arm their tanks with lasers, machine guns, missile pods, the dreaded Colossus Missile along with power-ups scattered throughout each map.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
5.7
Ben 10: Omniverse 32.

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:
6.1
ESPN Sports Connection 33.

ESPN Sports Connection

Platform: Wii U
November 13, 2012
Play on your own, team up in co-op to experience new gameplay possibilities, or compete in multiplayer to take full advantage of Nintendo’s New Controller. Play six of the most popular sports: soccer, football, baseball, tennis, golf, and karting. Use the New Controller to control a blitz in football to sack the quarterback or score a curled free kick in soccer. Play with Wii MotionPlus using real sports gestures! Swing with precision in golf or hit a home run in baseball.
Metascore:
31
User Score:
3.3
Game Party Champions 34.

Game Party Champions

Platform: Wii U
November 18, 2012
Game Party Champions is the fifth and latest installment of the Game Party franchise and available exclusively for Wii U. The game’s pick-up and play style promises to appeal to experienced and new gamers alike. Using the system’s innovative new GamePad, players tilt, turn and touch the controller to play arcade, sports and party games in entirely new ways.
Metascore:
24
User Score:
3.4
Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade 35.

Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade

Platform: Wii U
December 4, 2012
Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade brings home wacky and wild competitions for kids of all ages.
Metascore:
11
User Score:
2.1
Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 88

    Hitman 3

  2. 87

    Hitman 3

  3. 83

    Hitman 3

  4. 83

    Tadpole Treble Encore

    • Release Date: Jan 21, 2021
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: Switch
  5. 82

    Sunlight

    • Release Date: Jan 14, 2021
    • User Score: 7.5
    • Platform: PC
Lowest of the Month
  1. 69

    Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Heart of the Forest

    • Release Date: Jan 7, 2021
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: Switch
  2. 71

    MXGP 2020 - The Official Motocross Videogame

    • Release Date: Jan 14, 2021
    • Platform: PS5
  3. 71

    Rhythm Fighter

    • Release Date: Jan 14, 2021
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: Switch
  4. 75

    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game - Complete Edition

    • Release Date: Jan 14, 2021
    • Rating: T
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PC
  5. 75

    RIDE 4

    • Release Date: Jan 21, 2021
    • Platform: PS5