Top Wii U Action Games of All Time

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top Wii U 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.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! VideoGamer.com 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.

  • 27.

    Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge Review

    Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge

    In a console market that's about to be assaulted by Dante, Raiden and even Kratos, Razor's Edge is seriously lacking in precision and balance. Classically, player feedback is a useful but unquantifiable tool. A strong... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 26.

    Sonic Lost World Review

    Sonic Lost World

    Sonic: Lost World on 3DS is better than its Wii U counterpart, but it's still a disappointment. In case you haven't read VideoGamer.com's take on the Wii U Version yet,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U,Wii U

  • 25.

    LEGO The Hobbit Review

    LEGO The Hobbit

    After the impressive voice acting and general spectacle of the main adventure starts to fade, you’re left with an altogether dull world in which to roam. It's another Lego game! Beyond a new setting and some minor tweaks, it's the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 24.

    LEGO Jurassic World Review

    LEGO Jurassic World

    God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates video game featuring dinosaurs. I'm torn. There are parts of LEGO Jurassic World that work incredibly well.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

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  • 23.

    The Amazing Spider-Man Review

    The Amazing Spider-Man

    Beenox deserves some mild applause for constructing a game that succeeds in being consistently fun despite the fact it's a movie tie-in. You'll excuse me for damning a game with faint praise, but The Amazing... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 22.

    Assassin's Creed III Review

    Assassin's Creed III

    As extraordinary as the scale and scope of this huge production can be at times, you're left with a bloated reminder that bigger isn't always better. Every good assassin relies upon the element of surprise, and so it's only... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 21.

    Resident Evil Revelations Review

    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... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U,Wii U

  • 20.

    Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag Review

    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.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U,Wii U

  • 19.

    Watch Dogs Review

    Watch Dogs

    Undoubtedly enjoyable, but it won't linger long in the memory. Neither the tragic failure some expected nor the introduction to a 'proper'... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

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  • 18.

    Hyrule Warriors Review

    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... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 17.

    Skylanders: Trap Team Review

    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, it is a kids game, and if you're... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 16.

    Skylanders SuperChargers Review

    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, Skylanders, despite... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 15.

    Project Zero: Maiden of Black Water Review

    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... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 14.

    LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

    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,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 13.

    Mass Effect 3 Review

    Mass Effect 3

    Mass Effect 3 is one for the fans, and few who buy it will be left unsatisfied by how the story ends. In many ways Mass Effect is an unlikely success story. Starting out as a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 12.

    LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Review

    LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

    Despite inconsistencies, Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is a great Lego game. For the last time, guys, LEGO games aren't just for kids. Granted, that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 11.

    Darksiders II Review

    Darksiders II

    With Darksiders II Vigil has managed to capture a sense of one of the rarest feelings in video games: a genuine adventure. This is a fascinatingly hokey journey. If the opening hours of Darksiders II confuse you, well, I honestly don't... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 10.

    Guacamelee! Review

    Guacamelee!

    Throwing in a suplex or piledriver for good measure is just an amusing way to relive those pro-wrestling dreams of yesteryear. In many ways, Guacamelee! is stupid. The name alone should give you that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 9.

    The Wonderful 101 Review

    The Wonderful 101

    Almost as good as Kamiya’s twitter feed. Almost. At times, The Wonderful 101 represents Platinum games at its very best.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 8.

    Batman: Arkham Origins Review

    Batman: Arkham Origins

    A worthy addition to the Arkham franchise. Batman: Arkham Origins is a wonderful version of somebody else's game. While... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 7.

    LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Review

    LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

    LEGO Batman 3 starts slow and then gets a lot better, and then overwhelms with so much content it's hard to be disappointed. I don't think I've ever played a game so clearly made with hardcore fans in... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 6.

    Disney Infinity 3.0 Review

    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... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 5.

    Bayonetta Review

    Bayonetta

    It's fast, thrilling, gorgeous, punishing, rewarding and tremendous fun. It's an old-fashioned game at heart, will test your skills to their limit, and more than lives up to its billing. "Seven years ago I created Devil May Cry. Many of you have said that it... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 4.

    Skylanders: Swap Force Review

    Skylanders: Swap Force

    A brilliant, imaginative game for kids of all ages In the face of strong competition from Disney Infinity, Skylanders really... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 3.

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Review

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

    The strongest Lego title yet, and the best Marvel game ever made. Lego Marvel Super Heroes is, for the most part, plastic proof that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U

  • 2.

    Bayonetta 2 Review

    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.

    Batman: Arkham City Review

    Batman: Arkham City

    It doesn't take the world's greatest detective to spot that this is an expertly crafted adventure, one that maintains a breathtaking pace and invigorating rhythm from beginning to end. Batman: Arkham Asylum's success hinged on the fact it would have been an... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Wii U