As an introduction to the Wii and its unique control scheme Wii Play just about works, but beyond that there's very little here to get excited about.
Sadly, Red Steel is nothing more than a rushed launch title that will inevitably end up in bargain bins across the globe.
Raving Rabbids is unlikely to be remembered as a classic when we look back at the Wii in five years time, but for now it's one of the better titles available and well worth a look.
It may not win any awards for the best looking or sounding game but it's great pure fun, and is instantly accessible to pretty much anyone.
Having been playing the series since its early heydays in the 90s, I can honestly say I haven't had this much fun with a football game in decades.
When all is said and done, Twilight Princess is a brilliant, near flawless addition to the series and an easy contender for game-of-the-year.
If this had been the first time Monkey Ball had graced our consoles it probably wouldn't have been so disappointing, but it would also be a series that few people would care about.
Vengeance, while moderately entertaining, should have been much more than just a so-so FPS with a well implemented control system. Like a Z-list celebrity, leave this one in the jungle.
Unless you really must own another FPS for your Wii, you'd be better off experiencing the action elsewhere.
If you've been following the series up to this point, and were a fan of last year's Most Wanted, Carbon should be right up your alley, but the Wii version shouldn't be the version you play.