The 10 Best Wii U Games

The 10 Best Wii U Games

The Wii U's user base is small, but its games library is fierce.

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Splatoon

You can be a kid. Or you can be a squid. You can't be both at once, though: That'd be an abomination against nature. But whatever form you take in this dazzlingly fun team shooting game -- hominid or cephalopod -- you can be assured that you'll have a good time. When you're a kid, you get to fire an ink gun indiscriminately at public property. When you're a squid, you get to cut through runnels of ink with the ease of a dolphin swimming in a lagoon. Totally win-win.

Best of all, you can be crummy at shooting games but still prove valuable to your team in Splatoon. Are you incapable of drawing a neon-colored bead on your fast-moving opponent? That's OK. Shoot the floor. That's all that's required of you.

Read the full review here.

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Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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