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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Shovel Knight

The Wii U was one of the first homes for Yacht Club Games' now-legendary platformer, Shovel Knight. It's one of the best independent games available on Wii U. In fact, it's one of the best independent games available, period. With its perfect mix of retro style and challenge with sleek, fast-paced modern game design, Shovel Knight set a high bar for other platform game developers to reach for.

Read the full review here. (PC review, but the Wii U version is the same)

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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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