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WiiU Arcade Video Games

Arcade games. Titles from this category require particularly good manual skills. Main purpose of the gameplay is to reach a specific point or defeat enemies while controlling a character or a vehicle. Arcade games usually donít have any story or have it in a very simple form. This category contains e.g. popular platformers. more

Super Mario 3D World (WiiU)
Super Mario 3D World (WiiU)

Arcade 22 November 2013

The fifteenth installment in the Super Mario arcade game series created by Nintendo, and the first one designed for Wii U. In terms of gameplay mechanics the game is a light-hearted 3D platformer, in some moments resembling a classic side-scrolling arcade game. You run through colorful, linear locations filled with obstacles and opponents to beat, as well as simple logic puzzles to solve. At the beginning of each level, you get to pick one of four characters: Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Toad Ė each of them has some unique skills. In accordance with the series' tradition, Super Mario 3D World is full of all sorts of collectibles, including the brand new bell, which transforms your character into a cat. This form allows you to move faster, be a more effective fighter, and climb to otherwise inaccessible areas.

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Trine 2: Director's Cut (WiiU)
Trine 2: Director's Cut (WiiU)

Arcade 22 November 2012

A sequel to a platform/puzzle action game developed by Frozenbyte. The story of the original game was set in a colorful, magical fantasy world. Trine 2 once again presents the adventures of the three characters bound together by the power of an artifact known as Trine. Amadeus, Zoya and, Pontius are brought to a fairytale land inhabited by goblins. Their task is to discover the truth behind the actions of the malicious creatures and to prevent them from achieving their goals. Similar to the original game, Trine 2 is a two-dimensional platformer. The gameplay features arcade elements (jumping, fighting, etc.) and puzzle solving. The main characters have gained new abilities and can also search for hidden treasures and bottles containing experience points. The sequel features also a new game mode, implementing cooperative online multiplayer.

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Terraria (WiiU)
Terraria (WiiU)

Arcade 28 June 2016

A sandbox platform game by indie studio Re-Logic, sometimes called the 2D version of the popular Minecraft. There is no set goal; your task is basically to shape the randomly-generated world around you. At first you only have a few basic tools, which allow you to dig and find resources, chop wood, and create simple structures. As the game progresses, due to the extensive crafting system, you discover better tools, allowing you to create advanced materials and to fight monsters. There are many possibilities in the game, and the only restriction is your own imagination. Terraria features a single player mode, but you can join forces with other players, thus gaining precious allies, who can help you with the more challenging tasks.

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Trine: Enchanted Edition (WiiU)
Trine: Enchanted Edition (WiiU)

Arcade 12 March 2015

An adventure-platformer featuring puzzle elements. It was developed by the Finnish Frozenbyte studio, known for Shadowgrounds - a series of isometric shooters. The story is set in a colorful fantasy world, where the player gets to lead a team of three characters: a wizard, a knight and a thief. Using a mysterious device called Trine, they must save the kingdom from the undead. The gameplay mechanics were inspired by classic platformers. The player explores subsequent game levels while avoiding traps, solving puzzles and fighting enemies. Each of the three characters has some unique abilities, and the player can switch between them at any time. The wizard can summon various objects, the thief has significant ranged capabilities and the knight simply packs a punch. The game stands out with very magical atmosphere of the visuals and an ample color palette.

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (WiiU)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (WiiU)

Arcade 13 February 2014

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is the next installment of the popular series of gorillas in the lead role. This time our hero has to cope with the invasion of his native island of stylized on the Vikings animals.

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New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)

Arcade 18 November 2012

New Super Mario Bros. U is a platformer maintained in the classic, arcade convention produced by the development team of Nintendo under the leadership of Takashi Tezuka. The main characters, plumbers Mario and Luigi, go to the rescue of Princess Peach, whose castle was besieged by Bowser's army. The title has been designed with the capabilities of the Wii U console in mind.

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Sonic Lost World (WiiU)
Sonic Lost World (WiiU)

Arcade 18 October 2013

Dynamic platformer with one of the most famous heroes of video games in the lead role. The blue hedgehog Sonic sets off to rescue the title, lost world. As usual, he has meetings with dangerous enemies, but a friendly heros can always count on the help of his faithful friends. The title was produced by the Sonic Team on behalf of Sega.

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Rayman Legends (WiiU)
Rayman Legends (WiiU)

Arcade 30 August 2013

An action 2D platform game starring a sympathetic creature of a protagonist. The game was developed by Ubisoft Montpellier and is the fifth full-fledged installment in the series created by Michel Ancel. This time the titular protagonist and his friend Globox must face nightmares which have created amazing worlds during the 100 years they have spent in the Crossroads of Dreams. Rayman must also free the Teensies captured by the clone of the deceptive Magician. Gameplay mechanics and the visual style of Rayman Legends are similar to the mechanics and style of the previous Rayman game (Rayman Origins). The new features in the game include musical levels and a system that allows other players to freely join the game in split-screen cooperation mode.

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Barbie: Dreamhouse Party (WiiU)
Barbie: Dreamhouse Party (WiiU)

Arcade 19 November 2013

Life simulation, based on the license of the popular online series Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse. The player must help the title puppet and her friends correct a mistake by Raquelle, who accidentally turned a peaceful life in a fantasy home into a constant social competition. The production was created by Torus Games development studio.

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LEGO Dimensions (WiiU)
LEGO Dimensions (WiiU)

Arcade 27 September 2015

Next installment in a bestselling game series devoted to LEGO bricks and developed, as usual, by Travellerís Tales studio. This title is Warner Bros'. response to the growing popularity of franchises like Skylanders or Disney Infinity. This is the first game in the series that uses real LEGO minifigures, which are transferred into virtual word through a special port. When it comes to gameplay mechanics, the game is not much different from other titles in the series, still being a third-person action-adventure game. You play as various LEGO characters who have to stop evil Lord Vortech from annihilating humanity. The game is available for purchase in several editions devoted to different franchises. Starter pack includes figurines of Gandalf, Wyldstyle, Batman, and Batmobile. However, you can buy individual packs of characters featured in the Return to the Future franchise, LEGO Ninjago sets, DC Comics, or The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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Cars 3: Driven to Win (WiiU)
Cars 3: Driven to Win (WiiU)

Arcade 13 June 2017

Another installment in a series of racing games based on Pixar animated movies. The game was developed by Avalanche Software, creators of titles like Pure and Split/Second: Velocity. The title enables the player to control more than twenty customizable vehicles-characters (animated cars are the main protagonists of Cars). Among them there are Lightning McQueen and Cruz Ramirez, who prepares for an encounter with his rival Jackson Storm. The action takes place on twenty unique tracks. As player wins races, he gains access to various upgrades for his vehicles. Car development system is connected to the ability to unlock new characters, tracks and gameplay features like new game modes. Cars 3: Driven to Win features high quality three-dimensional graphics that faithfully recreate the movie.

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Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)

Arcade 29 May 2014

Mario Kart 8 is Ė despite its name Ė the eleventh part of the famous arcade racing series from Nintendo, as well as the first installment created for the Wii U console. Once again we can take control of the Nintendo's most famous characters, driving their wacky vehicles. In terms of mechanics, the game borrows several solutions from the previous titles, such as underwater races or performing airborne stunts to gain points, and offers vehicles like motorcycles and gliders. Aside from well known boxes with various power-ups, racing tracks are filled with coins known from Super Mario Kart. One of the most important innovations are anti-gravity races, during which we can drive on walls and even ceilings. This is completed by traditional multiplayer modes, which allow for online or split-screen competition with other players.

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Disney Infinity (WiiU)
Disney Infinity (WiiU)

Arcade 18 August 2013

Disney Infinity is an arcade game in which the most famous characters and worlds from Disney and Pixar movies appear. Production allows you to create your own levels based on selected elements of fairytale brands. The game requires a special docking station to operate, where the characters you want to control are placed. You can play alone or with friends in multiplayer mode.

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Super Mario Maker (WiiU)
Super Mario Maker (WiiU)

Arcade 11 September 2015

A new version of the extensive editor that lets players create and share levels for the Super Mario Bros. series, developed for the Wii U console. We create two-dimensional platform stages using well-known elements from 8-bit Super Mario Bros. or its HD successor, Super Mario Bros U. We choose both environmental parts (pipes, brick etc.) and enemies. All of it is very simple and requires only the touchpad to operate. Our creations can be instantly tested, at any moment we can refine them and eventually share with players from the entire world, or try to complete levels prepared by others. Additionally, Super Mario Makers supports amiibo figures, which unlock new skins for our hero.

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Mario Party 10 (WiiU)
Mario Party 10 (WiiU)

Arcade 12 March 2015

Mario Party 10 is another installment of the popular arcade game series from Nintendo and the first to be released on Wii U. As usual, Mario Party 10 comprises various minigames. The game focuses on multiplayer matches for up to five players. One of them plays as the game's antagonist, the evil Bowser. The remaining players stand against him and their goal is to avoid traps and various surprises prepared by the leader of Koopas who tries his best to get rid of the unwelcome guests. If he fails to do so, those players who reach the finish line with some of their health points remaining, win. We can play as characters known from the previous games of the series like Mario, Luigi, Peach, Yoshi, or Wario. The game has cartoonish visuals, a trademark of Mario games.

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DuckTales Remastered (WiiU)
DuckTales Remastered (WiiU)

Arcade 13 August 2013

Remake of a classic two-dimensional platformer from 1989, based on the TV animated series "Kacze opowieúci". WayForward studio is responsible for the production of the new version of the game. Just like in the original, we play the role of Sknerus McKwacz, who tries to save the kidnapped nephews of Kaczor Donald.

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Shovel Knight: King of Cards (WiiU)
Shovel Knight: King of Cards (WiiU)

Arcade December 2019

The last expansion to the well-received game Shovel Knight. Both the add-on and the base game have been developed by Yacht Club Games. The main protagonist of the expansion is the titular King of Cards, who is one of the bosses the player has to fight as the Shovel Knight in the base game. The main protagonist has to prove their rights to the crown by defeating three usurpers from the neighboring lands. Similarly to the base game, Shovel Knight: King of Cards is a 2D platform game with RPG elements. The new hero fights and moves in a different manner than the previous protagonists - he mounts a short charge, which stuns the enemies and destroys some of the obstacles on the map. He also has a special ability - he can perform a pirouette on enemies' heads multiple times. As one progresses through the story, the character acquires more powerful weapons, armor, and new companions. An interesting element of the game is a minigame, in which one can play cards with NPCs. The gameplay revolves around the story campaign, which is well complemented by special challenges, in which one can test their skills in platform puzzles as well as combat.

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New Super Luigi U (WiiU)
New Super Luigi U (WiiU)

Arcade 19 June 2013

New Super Luigi U is a stand-alone supplement to the 2012 edition of New Super Mario Bros platformer, produced by the Nintendo EAD development team. U. Expansion, whose main character is a nice plumber in a green suit, introduces new boards and playable characters.

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Knytt Underground (WiiU)
Knytt Underground (WiiU)

Arcade 19 December 2013

Knytt Underground is a two-dimensional platformer produced by Nifflas Games. The game is mainly about exploring the world and fighting enemies. Each map is huge and largely open. The gameplay is enriched by logical elements.

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Skylanders Imaginators (WiiU)
Skylanders Imaginators (WiiU)

Arcade 14 October 2016

Another installment in the popular series of 3D platform games developed in cooperation between Activision and Toys for Bob. The series uses special toy figurines that are transferred to the virtual world of the game. The mechanics of Skylanders Imaginators are similar to the ones from the previous installments of the series. It is a typical action game focused on exploration, getting through obstacles, collecting items and fighting enemies while occasionally solving riddles. The way of interacting with the toys hasnít changed as well Ė whatís more, the game is fully compatible with models released for the previous installments. Among the most important new features there is the possibility to design new characters (thanks to the toy called Creation Crystal) and completely new figurines from the Skylanders Sense group, among which there are 31 warriors.

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Never Alone (WiiU)
Never Alone (WiiU)

Arcade 25 June 2015

A platformer with puzzle game features, developed by Upper One Game studio. The story of Never Alone is based on Inuit beliefs, with players taking control of a young girl from the Inupiaq tribe who sets on a dangerous journey with her white fox to save her people and stop the arrival of the eternal blizzard. During her adventure, she will meet many creatures from Inuit legends, such as Sky People, Rolling Heads or Blizzard Man. Never Alone presents its world from the side perspective, as we traverse vast levels, avoid traps, fight enemies and solve puzzles. The single player campaign lets us switch between the girl and the fox, both of which have unique abilities that are necessary to progress; however, control is split between two players in the cooperation mode. Never Alone features good-looking three-dimensional visuals accompanied by a soundtrack based on traditional Inuit music. Interestingly, the narrator speaks in Inuit language and the dialogue is translated into English through subtitles.

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Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games (WiiU)
Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games (WiiU)

Arcade 08 November 2013

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games is another title from Nintendo, in which the heroes of two popular universities compete in various sports disciplines. This time the theme of the game is the winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams (WiiU)
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams (WiiU)

Arcade 22 August 2013

Project Giana is a two-dimensional platform created by Black Forest Games studio. The game takes place in a world with two opposing characters and is based on a skilful transition from its positive to dark version. The shape of the environment changes, as well as the heroine herself and her abilities.

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The Smurfs 2 (WiiU)
The Smurfs 2 (WiiU)

Arcade 19 July 2013

The Smurfs 2 is a platformer by the WayForward Technologies team. Production allows you to play the role of the Smurfs trying to save the Smurfetka kidnapped by Gargamel. The game is mainly about avoiding obstacles and solving simple riddles.

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Star Fox Zero (WiiU)
Star Fox Zero (WiiU)

Arcade 21 April 2016

Another installment in the series of third-person perspective shooters set in a SF universe, popular among Nintendo consoles users. The title was co-developed by Nintendo and Platinum Games, an acknowledged developer from Japan, led by Shigeru Miyamoto. The plot of Star Fox Zero tells a story of four friends Ė Fox, Falco, Peppy, and Slippy, who have to save the Lylat system from dangerous enemies. During the game, you control the Arwing, a space craft that can not only fly, but also transform into a powerful walking machine, offering two vastly different gameplay modes. What makes Star Fox Zero different from the previous parts is the fact that it centers around employing the unique possibilities provided by Wii U and its controller. The action is seen from the third-person perspective, while the controller screen, used for aiming, features the action in first-person perspective.

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