Top Wii Action Games of 2009

Welcome to's top action games of 2009, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

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  • 8.

    Deadly Creatures

    Even with its control issues and visuals flaws, Deadly Creatures is a fun game that offers far more than your average hack 'n' slash, and is something of a rare breed on the Wii. While some people can't stand games with blood... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii

  • 7.


    It's easy to play and enjoy what developer Platinum Games has created, but it's impossible to overlook the numerous design flaws. The idea of adult Wii games is something people like us have been banging on about for ages.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii

  • 6.

    Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars

    Some of the best presentation the Wii has seen makes this hard not to enjoy, but frequent camera issues and repetitive combat try their best to get in the way of the fun. While we're quick to highlight quality third-party... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii

  • 5.

    Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles

    The Darkside Chronicles lacks the sophistication of the recent Dead Space: Extraction, but it more than makes up for it by bewitching you with nostalgia. Remember when the licker first tried to eat Leon's face in Raccoon... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii

  • 4.

    The House of the Dead: Overkill

    Bloody, obscene and with great production values. Should you buy House of the Dead: Overkill? Of course you mother fu***ng should! For a long time it seemed as though creating the near-mythical casual/hardcore crossover game... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii

  • 3.

    Rogue Trooper: The Quartz Zone Massacre

    t would be easy to dismiss Rogue Trooper as the game where you play as a blue man with a talking gun, helmet and rucksack, but that blue man deserves a place in your Wii collection. Rogue Trooper surprised quite a lot of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii

  • 2.

    Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy

    Give Blast Works the time it deserves and you might not want to play another game on your Wii for quite some time. Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy has the appearance of a WiiWare release. From the simple, but functional... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii

  • 1.

    Dead Space Extraction

    Extraction stands shoulder to shoulder with SEGA's Overkill as a great example of the modern on-rails shooter, showing just what the Wii's capable of when developers put their minds to it. I loved Dead Space, the Xbox 360,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii