Thanks to its innovative motion control scheme, the Nintendo Wii gets plenty of exclusive games. Unfortunately, a majority of these titles lack in quality. There are a few that do stand heads and shoulders above the rest, however. Here are the top five exclusive games on the Nintendo Wii.
5. No More Heroes
Publisher: Ubisoft, Developer: Grasshopper Manufacture, Release Date: January 22, 2008, ESRB Rating: M
A lot of people see the Nintendo Wii as a friendly-family video game system. No More Heroes is the exception to the rule with its vulgar nature of off-the-wall Japanese humor and unpredictable great gameplay moments. You won’t find another game quite like it. Although it may not be for everyone, this Nintendo Wii exclusive title should please plenty of mature hardcore gamers.
4. Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
Publisher: Nintendo, Developer: Retro Studios, Release Date: August 27, 2007, ESRB Rating: T
The critically acclaimed Metroid Prime trilogy ended on a big bang with Metroid Prime 3: Corruption on the Nintendo Wii. The third game fixes many of the minor issues from the prequels including reduced backtracking and more combative gameplay. With great atmospheric visuals to boot, the Nintendo Wii exclusive is the best game yet in the classic trilogy.
3. Zack and Wiki: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure
Publisher: Capcom, Developer: Capcom, Release Date: October 16, 2007, ESRB Rating: E
Unfortunately, too many Nintendo Wii games simply tack on the motion capabilities of the system. Zack and Wiki: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure does motion controls better than any other games with its numerous innovative ways to solving puzzles. If you are looking for a good showcase of the Nintendo Wii’s capabilities than Zack and Wiki: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure is the perfect exclusive title.
2. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Publisher: Nintendo, Developer: Nintendo, Release Date: March 9, 2008, ESRB Rating: T
Nintendo superstar fighting game marks its debut on the Nintendo Wii as one of the most hyped games ever. In terms of content, no other Nintendo Wii games come close to the amount this exclusive title offers whether if it is a robust roster of characters, the abundant modes, seemingly endless collectibles or the inclusion of online matches. Super Smash Bros. Brawl is the perfect game if you are Nintendo fan.
1. Super Mario Galaxy
Publisher: Nintendo, Developer: Nintendo, Release Date: November 12, 2007, ESRB Rating: E
After a long hiatus, Mario returns again in the purest and most charming title in the series since Super Mario 64. Super Mario Galaxy takes the winning formula and projected it into another level. Traveling from one planet to another in the vast galaxy with big jumps is a thrill unlike any other. Super Mario Galaxy will bring smiles to old and new gamers alike with its many unforgettable gameplay moments. Therefore, it is the best exclusive game on the Nintendo Wii.