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WiiU Action Video Games

Action games. Wide category of games that require reflex, accuracy and agility. It includes, among other things, shooters (e.g. Call of Duty and Battlefield series) and action-adventure games (Tomb Raider). First and third person perspective (FPP/TPP) is used. In most cases we are playing as a character who has to defeat some enemies and reach a specific point. We can use a wide range of weapons, including pistols, rocket launchers, swords, knives and like. Action-adventure is a particular category within action games genre. Such titles put less emphasis on action and combat, focusing more on story, exploration and puzzles. more

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)

Action 03 March 2017

Another installment in the popular action-adventure game series by Nintendo, and also the first game in the series for WiiU. In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you play once again as the main character of the franchise, Link, who gets involved in yet another exciting and dangerous adventure as he tries to learn what led to the downfall of the land of Hyrule. The gameplay is a combination of several genres: adventure, action RPG, and even survival.

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LEGO City: Undercover (WiiU)
LEGO City: Undercover (WiiU)

Action 18 March 2013

Another installment in the popular series of third-person perspective action games that uses the license of the popular LEGO bricks franchise. This time, the title is available exclusively on Nintendo platforms. The game takes place in a modern metropolis and its main protagonist, Chase McCain, is an undercover cop. His task is to find, infiltrate, and stop criminal operations, which he does in-style, Hollywood style.

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Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition (WiiU)
Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition (WiiU)

Action 18 November 2012

A sequel to the 2009 Batman: Arkham Asylum. Just like its predecessor, the game was produced by British studio Rocksteady in cooperation with Warner Bros. Interactive. The story campaign in Batman: Arkham City is set several months after the events of the first game. An old district of Gotham City was walled off and the most dangerous criminals were put inside. Afraid that the situation is getting out of control, Batman tries to stop the wrongdoers before it is too late.

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LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (WiiU)
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (WiiU)

Action 11 November 2014

Another installment in the popular arcade game series from the LEGO brand. It is also the third game depicting the adventures of the legendary hero from the DC universe. It was developed by Traveller’s Tales, known for many other productions in the LEGO series. The story focuses on the struggle between the Justice League, led by Batman and other comic superheroes — and a villain called Brainiac who wants to shrink our planet and include into his disgraceful collection.

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Darksiders II (WiiU)
Darksiders II (WiiU)

Action 18 November 2012

The sequel to the action game, Darksiders, released in 2010 by the developer studio Vigil Games. The storyline of Darksiders II depicts the adventures of another of the raiders of the apocalypse – Death. The hero sets out to aid his brother – War, who has been accused of unleashing the Apocalypse prematurely. In order to help, the protagonist has to prove the existence of a plot and resurrect humanity, which was completely annihilated in the End-War.

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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (WiiU)
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (WiiU)

Action 29 October 2013

The fourth major installment in a bestselling TPP action-adventure game series. The game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal in cooperation with other Ubisoft’s inner studios. The main story in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is set in 18th century. You meet a pirate captain Edward Kenway (the grandfather of Connor Kenway from Assassin's Creed III), who gets entangled in the age-long conflict between The Brotherhood of Assassins and the Order of Templars.

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LEGO Jurassic World (WiiU)
LEGO Jurassic World (WiiU)

Action 12 June 2015

Another reincarnation of the highly popular action-adventure game franchise originated in mid-90’s, sporting a license on the world’s most famous brand of toy bricks. This production by Traveller’s Tales Studios was created for the premiere of the film Jurassic World, however, the game’s story spans across the whole bestselling Jurassic Park trilogy.

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The LEGO Movie Videogame (WiiU)
The LEGO Movie Videogame (WiiU)

Action 07 February 2014

An action game with elements of 3D platformer, based on a popular franchise of toy bricks. This game was developed by Traveller’s Tales, known for such titles as LEGO Marvel Super Heroes and LEGO The Lord of the Rings. The plot in The LEGO Movie Videogame is based on the corresponding movie. The main protagonist, named Emmet, is an ordinary young man, who gets mistaken for a superhero. Together with his friends Emmet has to challenge the cruel Lord Business.

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Batman: Arkham Origins (WiiU)
Batman: Arkham Origins (WiiU)

Action 25 October 2013

The third entry in the series of spectacular action games with Batman. It was developed by WB Games Montreal (which previously prepared the Wii U port of Batman: Arkham City) and published by the Warner Bros. company. The story of Batman: Arkham Origins shows the beginning of Batman’s career, taking inspiration from the comic books Batman: Year One and Legends of the Dark Knight. As the protagonist, we face Black Mask and his hired thugs.

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Watch Dogs (WiiU)
Watch Dogs (WiiU)

Action 18 November 2014

A third person perspective (TPP) action game developed by Ubisoft company’s subsidiaries led by Ubisoft Montreal. Watch_Dogs is set in the near future in Chicago, one of many American metropolitan areas, whose infrastructure is managed by the Central Operating System (CtOS). The game’s protagonist is Aiden Pearce, a talented hacker able to hack almost every electronic device and use it to provoke a specific reaction or influence other people’s behavior.

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Assassin's Creed III (WiiU)
Assassin's Creed III (WiiU)

Action 13 November 2012

The third major entry in the action adventure game series, Assassin Creed. Assassin Creed III has been created by Ubisoft Montreal in cooperation with its subsidiaries. It continues the story of the conflict between the Assassin Brotherhood and the Templar Order. Most of events take place during the American War of Independence (1753-1783). The main character – Connor Kenway – is, once again, an ancestor of Desmond Miles. The half-blood Indian vows to fight tyranny and seek justice.

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LEGO The Hobbit (WiiU)
LEGO The Hobbit (WiiU)

Action 22 April 2014

LEGO The Hobbit is a 3D action platformer and an adaptation of the movies Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. It was developed by Traveller's Tales, a studio that specializes in LEGO games (i.e. LEGO Star Wars and LEGO The Lord of The Rings). During their adventures, the players can play as Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the dwarves on their dangerous journey to retrieve the treasures of Smaug the dragon.

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Sniper Elite V2 (WiiU)
Sniper Elite V2 (WiiU)

Action 24 May 2013

The game is a remastered and expanded version of the classic shooter developed by Rebellion and released in 2005. Sniper Elite V2 is set in the besieged Berlin, when the World War II is reaching its end. The player is put in the shoes of Karl Fairburne - an American agent disguised as a German sniper, who is following the traces of Nazi scientists working on a deadly rocket weapon. This new installment does not introduce a new setting, but the protagonist, visuals and levels have all changed.

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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (WiiU)
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (WiiU)

Action 20 August 2013

A third-person action game developed by Ubisoft Toronto. This is the sixth installment in the franchise telling the story of Sam Fisher. Together with the members of Fourth Echelon, the agent has to face a dangerous terrorist group planning to conduct a series of attacks on the US soil. The story campaign contains missions taking place in the United States, Iraq, Indonesia, and Paraguay.

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 (WiiU)
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 (WiiU)

Action canceled

Sequel to the highly popular first-person shooter Sniper: Ghost Warrior. The game has been produced by the Polish studio City Interactive (CI Games). Campaign of Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 once again puts players in the role of a sharpshooter sent behind enemy lines with the task to eliminate selected targets. Missions are located e.g. in the jungle, Himalayas, or in the ruins of Sarajevo. The gameplay focuses on tactical approach.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II (WiiU)
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (WiiU)

Action 18 November 2012

A sequel to the bestselling first-person shooter released in 2010. Call of Duty: Black Ops II is the ninth installment in the Call of Duty series. It is also the fourth game in the series developed by Treyarch. The story of the game takes place in a not too distant future. The struggle for natural resources between United States and China leads to an outbreak of a new Cold War. The main protagonist of the game is David Mason, descendant of Alex Mason known from the first game in the series.

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LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (WiiU)
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (WiiU)

Action 21 May 2013

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is a sequel to the action game LEGO Batman: The Video Game released in 2008. The game was developed by Traveller’s Tales, who also created such product as LEGO Indiana Jones and LEGO Harry Potter. As the title suggests, the player becomes The Dark Knight, and together with other DC Comics super heroes (such as Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and others) has to save Gotham City from the villains.

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ZombiU (WiiU)
ZombiU (WiiU)

Action 18 November 2012

An action-packed FPS that takes players to London, which has been captured by hordes of hungry zombies. During the game we have to collect appropriate equipment and weapons in different parts of the city, which is necessary to survive in unfavorable conditions. The title uses the unique features of the Wii U gamepad in a variety of ways.

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LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (WiiU)
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (WiiU)

Action 28 June 2016

Another entry in the bestselling adventure game series, combining popular LEGO franchise with the classic universe of Star Wars. Its plot is largely based on the seventh part of the galactic saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and tells the story of completely new characters, though some familiar and iconic faces from previous movies appear in the background. There are also many exclusive plotlines that fill in the story gaps between Return of the Jedi and the latest movie in the series.

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Bayonetta 2 (WiiU)
Bayonetta 2 (WiiU)

Action 20 September 2014

Sequel to the dynamic fantasy slasher developed by Platinum Games studio led by Hideki Kamiya, the creator of the Devil May Cry series. In contrast to the original game that was released on every major seventh generation console, Bayonetta 2 is a WiiU exclusive. The game continues the story of a very attractive witch who has to fight the forces of good and defeat legions of enemies. The game features dynamic action and an interesting combat system.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts (WiiU)
Call of Duty: Ghosts (WiiU)

Action 05 November 2013

The tenth title in the bestselling first-person shooter series. The title is developed by Infinity Ward studio, currently a part of Activision, in collaboration with Raven Software studio. The campaign is set in an alternative reality of the future where a “Federation” of South America countries invades USA. The player assumes the role of a member of the Ghosts, a unit specialized in conducting dangerous missions behind enemy lines.

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Jotun: Valhalla Edition (WiiU)
Jotun: Valhalla Edition (WiiU)

Action 09 September 2016

Set in Norse mythology, an independent action game with an arcade combat system. Jotun is a Kickstarter project. The title was initially released on PC, then published on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U as an expanded edition called Jotun: Valhalla Edition featuring an additional game mode. Players are told the story of a Viking warrior named Thora who died an inglorious death. Before she passes through the gates of Valhalla, she needs to prove her worth to the Gods.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines (WiiU)
Aliens: Colonial Marines (WiiU)

Action canceled

Aliens: Colonial Marines is a first-person shooter based on the Alien franchise and developed by Gearbox Software. The game's story focuses on finding Ellen Ripley. Our protagonist, Christopher Winter, Colonial Marines corporal, is a member of the rescue mission that, as a result of a disaster, lands on the xenomorph-infected planet LV-426. The eleven-mission campaign can be played alone or in co-op with other players.

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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge (WiiU)
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge (WiiU)

Action 18 November 2012

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge is a special version of the popular Ninja Team action game. The plot shows the struggle of ninja warrior Ryu Hayabusy against a dangerous corporation. The gameplay is characterized by dynamic scenes of fights with the use of white weapons.

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007 Legends (WiiU)
007 Legends (WiiU)

Action 11 December 2012

007 Legends is an action game with a first person perspective (FPP) in a spy-like atmosphere. Players have the opportunity to play the role of James Bond and take part in a series of missions inspired by classic films with Her Majesty's agent. The title was produced by the Eurocom studio under license from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and EON Productions.

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Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (WiiU)
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (WiiU)

Action 18 November 2012

Continuation of a three-dimensional platformer based on themes known from Disney's animated films. The player takes on the role of Mickey Mouse, which encounters many dangers on its way and has to face different opponents. The production is signed with the name Warrena Spectora.

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