Although the Nintendo Wii may lack in quality games for
2008, it still provide plenty of must play titles for every kind of gamers.
Here are the top ten video games released in 2008 for the Nintendo Wii.
Although the Nintendo Wii may lack in quality games for 2008, it still provide plenty of must play titles for every kind of gamers. Here are the top ten video games released in 2008 for the Nintendo Wii.
10. Bully: Scholarship’s Edition
Publisher: Rockstar Games, Developer: Rockstar Games, Release Date: March 3, ESRB Rating: T
One of the more underrated Playstation 2 game got a second chance on the Nintendo Wii in 2008. Bully: Scholarship’s Edition is basically the T-rated version of Grand Theft Auto, offering excellent sandbox gameplay in an engrossing world.
9. Mario Kart Wii
Publisher: Nintendo, Developer: Nintendo, Release Date: April 27, ESRB Rating: E
Mario Kart Wii mixes old school tracks with new one and takes the series into a whole other level with the addicting online play. If you are new to the arcade racing series, this 2008 title is the perfect game to start with.
8. de Blob
Publisher: THQ, Developer: Blue Tongue, Release Date: September 26, ESRB Rating: E
The premise of this Nintendo Wii game is simple but addicting: repaint the black and white town with vibrant colors. de Blob is one of the most underrated games on any video game system in 2008.
7. WarioLand: Shake It!
Publisher: Nintendo, Developer: Good Feel, Release Date: September 29, ESRB Rating: E
The lovable villain returns to his glory 2D days in Wario Land: Shake It! for the Nintendo Wii. The old school platformer should please hardcore fans while newcomers will enjoy the sharp graphics and smooth animations.
6. Animal Crossing: City Folk
Publisher: Nintendo, Developer: Nintendo, Release Date: November 16, ESRB Rating: E
The strange but addicting simulation series makes its debut in 2008 on the Nintendo Wii with several new features including a new area to explore and online play for up to four players. Animal Crossing: City Folk is the best game yet in the series.
5. Wii Fit
Publisher: Nintendo, Developer: Nintendo, Release Date: May 19, ESRB Rating: E
Looking for a new way to play video games? Wii Fit is the answer with its innovative Wii Balance Board accessory. Have fun by yourself of with others playing this straightforward but ultimately satisfying game. This Nintendo Wii game is selling out everywhere in 2008 for a reason.
4. Boom Blox
Publisher: Electronic Arts, Developer: Electronic Arts, Release Date: May 6, ESRB Rating: E
Boom Blox came from the mastermind of Steven Spielberg. So it was bound to be a great game from the beginning. This 2008 Nintendo Wii puzzle game combines an easy concept of destroying blocks with complex physic based scenarios. With hundreds of levels to play by yourself and with friends in addition to a create mode to boot, Boom Blox is the best puzzle game on the Nintendo Wii.
3. No More Heroes
Publisher: Ubisoft, Developer: Grasshopper Manufacture, Release Date: January 22, ESRB Rating: M
Rarely will you see a mature third-party game come to the Nintendo Wii exclusively. No More Heroes managed to defy the odds and delivered a wacky but engaging one-of-a-kind experience. In order to become the best assassin in the world, you must take care of those ranking above you. If you are looking for something a little different, than No More Heroes is the perfect game for you.
Publisher: Capcom, Developer: Clover Studio/Ready at Dawn Studios, Release Date: March 25, ESRB Rating: T
Another overlooked Playstation 2 game was Okami. Inspired by Japanese folklore, this epic adventure game has all the makings of a classic game: great characters, unforgettable characters, uniquely beautiful visuals, and many memorable moments. Although Okami may be as close to a Zelda game as it gets, it also has its own unique charms. If you missed out on Okami in 2006, make sure to buy it for the Nintendo Wii in 2008.
1. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Publisher: Nintendo, Developer: Nintendo, Release Date: March 9, ESRB Rating: T
No other Nintendo Wii games in 2008 even come close to generated the same amount of excitement as Super Smash Bros. Brawl. This mascot brawler has so much content that many players will never unlock all the goodies it contains. With a large cast of characters (including Sonic and Solid Snake) and many modes to engage in, Super Smash Bros. Brawl may be the only Nintendo Wii game you need in 2008.