Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is the total package that delivers on nearly every level. With a seemingly endless amount of replay value, Super Smash should be the one staple in every Wii U library.
It's not the meatiest offering that Nintendo games usually offer, but Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is totally accessible and undeniably fun to play. The games ends a little sooner than we expected and a few control scheme decisions have us wishing for more customization.
The Wii U has shaken off some of its initial growing pains to become a superior kid and family console, with a limited but excellent lineup of exclusive games you won't find anywhere else.
While it should be reserved strictly for a mature audience, Bayonetta 2 is a masterful action game brimming with vibrant visuals and a larger-than-life presence.
A collection of fantastic Nintendo games make the Wii U game console better than it was two years ago, and if you can buy the right bundle, it's a fun family gift.
Nintendo says it sold 490,000 units of the Wii U title in its first three days on store shelves, topping Mario Kart 8's record.
Sales for the US market are up 111 percent compared with the same period last year, but are dwarfed by the sheer number of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles sold in the same period.
The first-person shooter won't be available for the Wii U but is headed to the Xbox One and PS4, says the game's developer.
Mario Kart 8 is a blast to play and is easy enough for almost anyone to pick up and enjoy. Its brilliantly designed tracks, inclusion of new weapons, and online refinements make it a no-brainer for Wii U owners.
The impending big-screen blockbusters "Jurassic World" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron" will be joined by Lego video games.