Ivy is charming and understated; a platform game that deserves credit simply for doing something new with an old formula.
GoldenEye 007 is a bit ropey in places, especially during multiplayer games, but the single-player campaign is simple fun and the online play is surprisingly entertaining and thorough.
If you've still got a passion for the genre Rock Band 3 might just be the most important rhythm game to date.
DJ Hero 2 is happy with the beautiful, simple thrill of flashy, lightning-fast button presses in time with some fantastic music.
Just Dance 2 is pretty good fun if you can muster up the slither of courage required to give it a go.
Trackmania Wii is hugely addictive, but also terribly sloppy. The final game should have been much better.
Unfortunately, A Shadow's Tale doesn't have the aesthetic credentials to back up its unique mechanics, which is ultimately the game's biggest shortcoming.
If you're still a plastic guitar aficionado then Warriors of Rock is undeniably fun; it just severely lacks in ambition.
Metroid Other M is one of the most accomplished action games on the Wii, but it's let down slightly by some clumsy controls and awkward storytelling.
With Capcom's Street Fighter IV kick-starting a fighting renaissance, tripe such as this only serves to drag the genre back into the dark ages. Avoid.