Top Wii U Action Games of All Time

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top action games of all-time, 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.

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  • 15.

    Resident Evil Revelations

    Revelations on consoles is a great port of a good game that is well worth picking up. Resident Evil: Revelations originally came out on the 3DS last year and was far better than its bigger budget brother, Resident Evil 6.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U

  • 14.

    Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag

    Flawed yet addictive, Assassin's Creed may be in need of a change. Editor's Note: The below review is based on the PS4 version of Black Flag. Having played the PS3 version for around three hours in comparison, players should... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U

  • 13.

    Call of Duty: Ghosts

    Diminishing with every return, Ghosts' addictive nature is tempered by over-familiarity. On PS4 and Xbox One it may be, but Ghosts is a current-generation game. In fact, it's the current-gen game, the one that defined systems... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii U

  • 12.

    Hyrule Warriors

    Hyrule Warriors is fun, pays decent fan service, and uses the Dynasty Warriors template well. If you know what Dynasty Warriors is about (bash out combos in an attempt to defeat thousands of enemies), you'll know exactly... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 11.

    Skylanders: Trap Team

    Activision's toys-to-life series is still wonderfully entertaining, but Trap Team's relentless encouragement to buy new toys can be draining on your enthusiasm – and your wallet. As much as I try and tell myself otherwise,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, Wii

  • 10.

    Skylanders SuperChargers

    Skylanders Superchargers is another solid entry in a franchise that has done gangbusters for Activision, and fans will enjoy the new vehicle gameplay and adventure-strewn story. A bit like Manchester United post-Alex Ferguson,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U

  • 9.

    Project Zero: Maiden of Black Water

    If you're bored of relentless jump scares in horror games, you'll probably get a nice kick out of this paranormal adventure. For a while after playing Project Zero: Maiden of Black Water on Wii U I was slightly afraid of... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 8.

    Star Fox Zero

    Star Fox Zero is worthy of the name, but a few inconsistencies stop it from hitting the highs it otherwise may well have achieved. The first time you turn into a chicken during Star Fox Zero, you'll undoubtedly be a little... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 7.

    LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    It captures the spirit of Star Wars, but will feel very familiar if you've played a Lego game recently Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the latest Traveller's Tales Lego game, in a long series of such games, based on... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii U, 3DS, PS Vita

  • 6.

    ZombiU

    A welcome return for true survival horror, where death is around every corner of this brutal world you timidly creep around. A couple of months back, Bill Clinton appeared on The Daily Show and began to discuss computer companies,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 5.

    Splinter Cell: Blacklist

    Splinter Cell: Blacklist may not be for those who want a purer Sam Fisher experience, but it's still very good. If you were unsure about Splinter Cell: Conviction, I cannot begin to fathom what your thoughts towards Blacklist... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii U

  • 4.

    The Wonderful 101

    Almost as good as Kamiya’s twitter feed. Almost. At times, The Wonderful 101 represents Platinum games at its very best. Don't be deceived by the isometric view or the cutesy looks, though: this is a Hideki Kamiya action... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 3.

    Disney Infinity 3.0

    The Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack is a great introduction that will keep kids and kidults alike entertained for a long time. Disney Infinity has, to me at least, always felt like a great idea that never really made the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U

  • 2.

    Bayonetta 2

    Bayonetta 2 is a system seller. It's a Nintendo-published game that is rarely seen, and a game that will legitimately make non-Wii U owners jealous. I don't think I enjoy Bayonetta, and its sequel, for the reasons gaming's... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 1.

    Link is out on his grandest adventure yet. For more thoughts on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the wild check out the video and feature below Version tested: Nintendo Switch Hearing the call of the wild The untamed world... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U, Nintendo Switch