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    The Nintendo Wii is a home video game console released on November 19, 2006. The Wii's main selling point was the innovative use of motion controls that its signature Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers allowed for. It became the best selling home console of its respective generation of hardware.

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                                              Giantbomb's Official Wii Recommendation Thread


    This topic was created to help stop flooding of "What game should I purchase next?" topics. Please read through this thread and if you still can't make up your mind, then post inside and someone will be kind enough to answer.

     If you have any recommendations as to how I could improve the thread, please do PM me*

    Feel free to write up and PM me descriptions for games that have yet to be described! These games are:

    • Boom Blox
    • Madden NFL 07
    • Rayman Raving Rabbids
    • Guilty Gear XX Accent Core

    * NOTE: The Percentages from GameRankings are rounded up*

                                                                             -How to Browse-


    The games will be split into differenct sections. To quickly get to your desired section, highlight the text, copy it, press "Ctrl + F", paste the text in the box that appears on the bottom left hand corner of your screen and search!

    Wii Titles
    • The Must Haves (TMH)
    • Top 5 Action-Adventure Titles (AA)
    • Top 5 Party Titles [PRTY]
    • Top 5 First Person Shooters (FPS)
    • Top 5 Sport Titles (SPT)
    • Top 5 Strategy Titles -Covers RPG's, Puzzlers and Sims- (STR)
    • Top 5 Fighting Games (FGHT)

    Wii Shop Channel Recommendations

    • WiiWare Picks [WWP]
    • Virtual Console Picks [VCP]

                                                                            Wii Games

                                                                      The Must Haves (THM)


    Super Mario Galaxy  [3D Platformer]
            -97% on GameRankings-

    Super Mario Galaxy
    Super Mario Galaxy

    The greatest Nintendo platformer ever made?
    You could certainly say that about Mario's
    epic outing on the Wii. The stellar presentation
    and fantastic level designs combine to make
     Super Mario Galaxy the Wii's game to beat and
    one of Mario's greatest adventures yet.





    Super Smash Brothers Brawl [3D Action, Fighting]
                  -93% on GameRankings

    Super Smash Brothers Brawl
    Super Smash Brothers Brawl
    Welcome to a brawl for the ages, where anything
     can happen, anyone can show up and all bets are off.
    Play against your friends locally or online in this one of a
    kind fighting game. Duke it out with your favourite Nintendo
    characters or take on the games story mode and un-cover
    the secrets of the Sub-Space Emissary. Brawl has something
    for everyone.






    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess [Action Adventure]
                                   - 94% on GameRankings -

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    In the next chapter in the Legend of Zelda series,
    Link can transform into a wolf to scour the darkened
    land of Hyrule. With the help of Midna, a mysterious
    being, you must guide Link through hordes of foul
    creatures and challenging bosses using new moves
    and a new horseback combat system. Many puzzles
    stand between Link and the fulfillment of his quest,
    so you must sharpen your wits as you hunt for weapons and items.




    Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition [3rd Person Shooter/ Survival Horror]
                             -91% on GameRankings -

    Resident Evil 4
    Resident Evil 4

    Resident Evil 4 comes to the Wii with added Wii Remote
    and Nunchuck support, allowing players to immerse
    themselves in the game as never before.
    With RE4 Wii Edition, Capcom is offering new and
    more immersive sense of control to players, while
    keeping all of the game's incredible game systems intact.
    As Leon Kennedy, players explore a town overrun by
    cultists, mutants and mind-controlled villagers, using the
    Wii Remote to aim, fire, slash and avoid oncoming adversaries with intuitive motions and movements.


    Metroid Prime 3 Corruption [First Person Shooter/Adventure]
                                   - 90% on GameRankings -

    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

    Step behind the visor as Samus Aran once more in this epic
    conclusion to the Prime trilogy. Corruption takes the elements
    that made the past games great and mixes them with top-notch
    shooter controls that give pin-point accuracy.

     An adventure not to be missed!






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                                                                Top 5 Action Adventure Titles (AA)


    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
                - 94% on GameRankings -

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    In the next chapter in the Legend of Zelda series,
    Link can transform into a wolf to scour the darkened
    land of Hyrule. With the help of Midna, a mysterious
    being, you must guide Link through hordes of foul
    creatures and challenging bosses using new moves
    and a new horseback combat system. Many puzzles
    stand between Link and the fulfillment of his quest,
    so you must sharpen your wits as you hunt for weapons and items.




    Okami
    - 90% on GameRankings -

    Okami
    Okami

    Take the role of the sun goddess Amaterasu, in the form of
    a wolf as you attempt to restore color (or 'life') to the world
    by defeating the monsters who have stolen it. Use the Wii-
    Remote as a paintbrush and draw life into the world. This
    30+ Hour quest is highly recommended.






    No More Heroes
    - 83% on GameRankings -

    No More Heroes
    No More Heroes

    No More Heroes tells the story of Travis Touchdown,
    an anime fan who lives in the fictional town of Santa Destroy,
    California. After an unexpected turn of events, Travis finds
    himself at the bottom of an Assassins' organization. Travis
    will have to prove himself worthy and defeat 10 other
    bloodthirsty killers - all with deep stories of their own -
    to make his way to the top of the assassins.




    Bully: Scholarship Edition
    - 83% on GameRankings -

    Bully: Scholarship Edition
    Bully: Scholarship Edition

    Bully: Scholarship Edition takes place in the fictional New England
    boarding school of Bullworth Academy and tells the story of 15
    -year-old Jimmy Hopkins as he experiences the highs and lows
    of adjusting to a new school. Capturing the hilarity and
    awkwardness of adolescence perfectly, Bully: Scholarship Edition
    pulls the player into its cinematic and engrossing world filled with elements
    from Rockstars "Grand Theft Auto" titles.

                                                




    Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga
    - 80% on GameRankings -

    Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga
    Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga

    Fight your way through each episode of the Star Wars movis
    in Lego style. Swing your Wiimote as if it was a lightsabre and
    relive your favourite moments from the movies. Unlock and play as
    160 different characters from the franchise on your own or in
    co-op with a pal.
       











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                                                                   Top 5 Party Titles [PRTY]




    Boom Blox

    - 86% on GameRankings -

    Boom Blox
    Boom Blox

    [ Description Pending ]










    WarioWare: Smooth Moves
    - 82% on GameRankings -
    Wario Ware: Smooth Moves
    Wario Ware: Smooth Moves

    This collection of insanely quirky but fun microgames makes
    great use of the Wii remote's motion capabilities.
    Some multiplayer modes support up to 12 players,
    so it's a great game for a living room full of friends.









    Rayman Raving Rabbids

    - 77% on GameRankings -

    [Box Art Pending]



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                                                            Top 5 First-Person Shooters (FPS)


    Metroid Prime 3 Corruption
        - 90% on GameRankings -

    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

    Step behind the visor as Samus Aran once more in this epic
    conclusion to the Prime trilogy. Corruption takes the elements
    that made the past games great and mixes them with top-notch
    shooter controls that give pin-point accuracy.

     An adventure not to be missed!






    Medal of Honor Heroes 2

    - 75% on GameRankings -

    Medal of Honor Heroes 2
    Medal of Honor Heroes 2
    Battle it out with up to 32 Players in online Deathmatches.
    EA Nation provides leaderboards, lobbies and a friend-codeless account.
    Or take to the single-player mode with full Wii Zapper
    support. Online is Heroes strong point and makes up for the
    lacking offline play.











    Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles

    Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles
    Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles

    Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles takes the Resident
    Evil series goodness and mixes it with the elements of an
    on-rails shooter. Umbrella Chronicle reveals the back story
    behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation by exploring locations
    from Resident Evil 0, 1, 2 and 3 and features tons of unlockable
    documents that contain information on the series for all those die-
    hard Resi fans.



                                           


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                                                               Top 5 Sports Titles (SPT)


    Mario Kart Wii
    - 82% on GameRankings -

    Mario Kart Wii
    Mario Kart Wii

    For the first time ever, karters can take their races online
    in hectic 12 player races. With a total of 32 courses,
    a massive character roster, innovative Wii Wheel controls
    and fast pace races, this is a title to look out for.

    Just watch out for the abusive AI at times.





    Madden NFL 2007

    - 81% on GameRankings -

    [ Box Art Pending ] [Description Pending]

    Mario Strikers Charged
    - 79% on GameRankings -

    Mario Strikers Charged
    Mario Strikers Charged

    Take to the pitch as Mario Strikers Charged arrives with a
    new roster of features. The follow-up to "Super Mario Strikers"
    delivers bigger shots, massive hits and the chance to play gamers
    around the world with Nintendo's Wi-Fi Connection.
    Mario Strikers Charged is high-impact, all the time. More captains,
    more playing fields, more sidekicks: It's crush or be crushed in this wild kickfest.





    Wii Fit
    - 80% on GameRankings -

    Wii Fit
    Wii Fit

    The active-play phenomenon started by Wii Sports now
    spreads to your whole body thanks to a pressure-sensitive
    Wii balance board, which comes packed with Wii Fit.
    The board is used for an extensive array of fun and dynamic
    activities, including aerobics, yoga, muscle stretches and games.
    Many of these activities focus towards providing a "core" workout,
    a popular exercise method that emphasizes slower, controlled motions.






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                                              Top 5 Strategy Titles -Covers RPG's, Puzzlers + Sims- (STR)


    Zack and Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure

    - 86% on GameRankings -

    front cover
    front cover

    Zack and Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure is an innovative,
    full-length puzzle adventure game that utilises the unique control
    mechanics of the Wii Remote and challenges gamers to "play differently."
    Players will explore a variety of wondrous environments and stages,
    solving puzzles and interacting with the world in search of a
    legendary pirate ship and the ultimate pursuit of becoming the
    greatest pirate the world has ever seen.




    Trauma Center: Second Opinion
    - 81% on GameRankings -

    Trauma Center: Second Opinion
    Trauma Center: Second Opinion

    Trauma Center: Second Opinion is NOT a quick-and-dirty port of the DS title
    "Trauma Center: Under the Knife."
    It has new graphics and animation; new surgical implements and operation
    types; a second playable character with new missions; multiple difficulty
    modes; and a revised control system that takes full advantage of the Wii Remote.
    It's a remake with gobs of added content.
    As with Under the Knife, the voice acting in Second Opinion is presented
    in the operation scenes to enhance the drama and punctuate the action.
     




    Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

    - 79% on GameRankings -

    Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
    Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

    Command your troops around grid-based battlefields making
    strategic movements to best the Daein armies. This and Fire Emblems
    great storyline provides the RPG fix needed on the Wii









    Battalion Wars 2
    - 75% on GameRankings -

    Battalion Wars 2
    Battalion Wars 2

    Control entire armies and face off online against random foes
    or friends and prove yourself to be the best commander around.
    Battalion Wars 2 offers great visuals and fast paced action as you
    drive tanks, command ships, pilot planes and direct your troops into
    the heart of the action.







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                                                              Top 5 Fighting Games (FGHT)



    Super Smash Brothers Brawl
         -93% on GameRankings -

    Super Smash Brothers Brawl
    Super Smash Brothers Brawl
    Welcome to a brawl for the ages, where anything
     can happen, anyone can show up and all bets are off.
    Play against your friends locally or online in this one of a
    kind fighting game. Duke it out with your favourite Nintendo
    characters or take on the games story mode and un-cover
    the secrets of the Sub-Space Emissary. Brawl has something
    for everyone.






    Guilty Gear XX Accent Core
    -75% on GameRankings-

    Guilty Gear XX Accent Core
    Guilty Gear XX Accent Core

    [Description Pending]

    Feel free to write up your own and PM it to me!










    Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3

     -73% on GameRankings-

    Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3
    Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3

    Budokai Tenkaichi 3 is the lastest game in the fighting series
    based on the popular anime. It's the first DBZ game with online
    play and it includes a roster of over 150 characters, the biggest
     in any fighting game so far, you can also recreate your favorite
    moves of the series with the Wii's motion controls, making this a
    must have for fans.


    [Credit goes to Black_Rose ]

     



                                            
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                                                Wii Shop Channel Recommendations


                                                                WiiWare Picks [WWP]




    1.  World of Goo [Puzzle]
           -1500 Wii Points-
    2. Lost Winds [Platformer, SideScroller]
            -1000 Wii Points-
    3. Dr. Mario Online Rx [Puzzle]
           -1000 Wii Points-
    4. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King [Sim]
         -1,500 Wii Points-
    5. Toki Tori [Puzzle]
      - US: 1000 Wii Points- -
      -EU: 900 Wii Points-
    6. Pop [Puzzle]
      -700 Wii Points-

                                                          Virtual Console Picks [VCP]


    1.    Super Mario Bros. 3
            -500 Wii Points-
    2.    Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars [RPG]
            -800 Wii Points-
    3.     The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
           -1000 Wii Points-
    4.                                                                     
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    #2  Edited By Mushir

    Nice post man! Hopefully this topic ends those "what games should I buy?" topics. 

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    #3  Edited By RowdyRob

    Obviously the thread isn't complete, but what do you guys think?

    Feel free to ask for any recommendations in here as well!

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    #4  Edited By Black_Rose

    Needs a fighting games section

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    #5  Edited By RowdyRob
    Black_Rose said:
    "Needs a fighting games section"
    I'm on it ;]
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    #6  Edited By thebignasty

    I think it looks pretty good, but I would also add like a party or multi-player game section just cuz that's mainly what the Wii is about.

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    #7  Edited By RowdyRob
    thebignasty said:
    "I think it looks pretty good, but I would also add like a party or multi-player game section just cuz that's mainly what the Wii is about.
    "
    Alright, I'll see what I can do.

    Also, it would be nice if I could get some people to write up descriptions for the games I haven't played.
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    #8  Edited By RowdyRob

    Alright, the thread is almost complete.

    Any chance of getting a mod to sticky?

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    #9  Edited By Black_Rose
    RowdyRob said:
    "Alright, I'll see what I can do.

    Also, it would be nice if I could get some people to write up descriptions for the games I haven't played.
    "

    "Budokai Tenkaichi 3 is the lastest game in the fighting series based on the popular anime. It's the first DBZ game with online play and it includes a roster of over 150 characters, the biggest in any fighting game so far, you can also recreate your favorite moves of the series with the Wii's motion controls, making this a must have for fans"

     

    ^^ For Budokai Tenkaichi 3, i think it works


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    #10  Edited By RowdyRob
    Black_Rose said:
    "RowdyRob said:
    "Alright, I'll see what I can do.

    Also, it would be nice if I could get some people to write up descriptions for the games I haven't played.
    "

    "Budokai Tenkaichi 3 is the lastest game in the fighting series based on the popular anime. It's the first DBZ game with online play and it includes a roster of over 150 characters, the biggest in any fighting game so far, you can also recreate your favorite moves of the series with the Wii's motion controls, making this a must have for fans"

     

    ^^ For Budokai Tenkaichi 3, i think it works


    "
    Thanks =]
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    #11  Edited By epic_pets

    Very well done.

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    #12  Edited By SpaceInsomniac

    When I read "mods, please sticky this thread," at first I thought you were making too much out of a simple recommendation thread, but DAMN, you really put a lot of work into this.  Very nice job. 

    The only suggestion I can make is Boom Blox, especially if you play multiplayer.  That game feels and plays unlike any other game I've ever played, and aside from Smash Bros, it's been the only reason I've wanted to turn on my Wii since finishing Mario Galaxy.

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    #13  Edited By RowdyRob
    SpaceInsomniac said:
    "When I read "mods, please sticky this thread," at first I thought you were making too much out of a simple recommendation thread, but DAMN, you really put a lot of work into this.  Very nice job. 

    The only suggestion I can make is Boom Blox, especially if you play multiplayer.  That game feels and plays unlike any other game I've ever played, and aside from Smash Bros, it's been the only reason I've wanted to turn on my Wii since finishing Mario Galaxy.
    "
    Alright, I'll see what I can do. Perhaps adding the best Party games would be a good place to start.
    And Thanks =]
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    #14  Edited By SpaceInsomniac

    It's a hard game to classify, and there are party game elements tacked on in places, but please don't lump Boom Blox together with crap like Carnival Games.

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    #15  Edited By RowdyRob
    SpaceInsomniac said:
    "It's a hard game to classify, and there are party game elements tacked on in places, but please don't lump Boom Blox together with crap like Carnival Games.
    "
    Don't worry, I won't =P

    Fancy writing up a short description for Boom Blox for me?
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    #16  Edited By RelentlessKnight

    Its just sad that there aren't much games out there for Nintendo, only Twilight Princess, Mario Galaxy and Resident Evil 4 are the reason to buy a Wii(opinion)

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    #17  Edited By ReLoaDeD

    Notice how almost all of the recommended games for the Wii are made by Nintendo themselves. If only the third-party developers would pay a little more attention to the little white box instead of the big one that occasionally glows red...

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    #18  Edited By Alex_V

    Just trying to see where you got the information from - on gamerankings Okami is clearly the 5th highest rated title, not Metroid Prime.

    The thing about having top 5s in different genres is that you are really scraping the barrel in terms of the Wii's back catalogue. Is a 73% Dragon Ball Z game worth recommending? Have their been 5 FPS's on the Wii?

    Why not just list the top 20 with comments?

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    #19  Edited By Alex_V

    Another point - gamerankings seem to inexplicably miss out some titles. Neither of the lego Wii titles are listed for example.

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    #20  Edited By Black_Rose
    Alex_V said:
    " Is a 73% Dragon Ball Z game worth recommending?

    "

    I can say from experience that yes it is
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    #21  Edited By RowdyRob
    Alex_V said:
    "Just trying to see where you got the information from - on gamerankings Okami is clearly the 5th highest rated title, not Metroid Prime.

    The thing about having top 5s in different genres is that you are really scraping the barrel in terms of the Wii's back catalogue. Is a 73% Dragon Ball Z game worth recommending? Have their been 5 FPS's on the Wii?

    Why not just list the top 20 with comments?
    "
    I'm still playing about with the thread, it's not completely finished and still needs a bit of editing. Please bare with me.

    And since when was 73% a bad score? I would consider anything less than 70% to be a "bad" game.

    Plus, if people can still come in here and just ask for a recommendation, they don't have to go by my list.
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    This is a great idea.

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    #23  Edited By Mushir

    Looks like this thread got pinned. Congrats man!

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    #24  Edited By Black_Rose

    Ok i got a question, i found Geometry Wars used and really cheap. Is that game any good?

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    #25  Edited By Mushir
    Black_Rose said:
    "Ok i got a question, i found Geometry Wars used and really cheap. Is that game any good? "
    If you really enjoy games like Space Invaders then you should like the game. Although the game is quite hard with the Wii Remote and Nunchuk. Iv heard the classic controller works better.
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    #26  Edited By PaperMario
    Twilight said:
    Although the game is quite hard with the Wii Remote and Nunchuk. Iv heard the classic controller works better.
    The trick to using the Wii remote in Geometry Wars is to be careful not to aim the remote off screen. Technically speaking, that means keeping the "sensor bar" (misnomer of the century) in view of the remote's IR receptor. If the remote can't see the sensor bar, you lose the ability to aim (which can mean a quick death when the gameplay gets frantic).

    The problem I've heard about the classic controller is that the analog sticks are too close together so your thumbs collide with each other.

    Anyway, I think Geometry Wars Galaxies is a great game for arcade-style game fans. I bought it at full price when it was released and I haven't regreted it.
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    #27  Edited By Mario_Galaxy_Fan

    What about best 1st party or 3rd party games.

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    #28  Edited By FrozenVX
    RowdyRob said:
    "Alex_V said:
    "Just trying to see where you got the information from - on gamerankings Okami is clearly the 5th highest rated title, not Metroid Prime.

    The thing about having top 5s in different genres is that you are really scraping the barrel in terms of the Wii's back catalogue. Is a 73% Dragon Ball Z game worth recommending? Have their been 5 FPS's on the Wii?

    Why not just list the top 20 with comments?
    "
    I'm still playing about with the thread, it's not completely finished and still needs a bit of editing. Please bare with me.

    And since when was 73% a bad score? I would consider anything less than 70% to be a "bad" game.

    Plus, if people can still come in here and just ask for a recommendation, they don't have to go by my list.
    "
    Eh I mean a 70% must mean a game has a handful of noticable flaws. In my experience, I've bought a few games in the 70%-75% range, and I always agreed with what the editors said about it. It doesn't mean the game is bad, but usually they're the kind of games I like to rent. You've got a great list, so keep doing what you're doing man!
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    #29  Edited By Black_Rose

    Thanks guys, i think i'm gonna get it :)

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    #30  Edited By SSbabel

    Thats funny the must habe titles are my entire collection, i must have some good taste.

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    #31  Edited By FrozenVX

    It's good that you have all the must have titles in your collection SSbabel, but you should still look for some of the not so popular games that catch your eye, or else you could miss out on something that you find pretty good.

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    #32  Edited By Blubba

    Alright, I have 500 spare Wii points. I already have all of the Super Mario Bros. games, Punch-Out, and Blades of Steel. What should I get?

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    #33  Edited By RowdyRob
    Blubba said:
    "Alright, I have 500 spare Wii points. I already have all of the Super Mario Bros. games, Punch-Out, and Blades of Steel. What should I get?
    "
    What kind of genre do you prefer?

    I would personally recommend "Kirby's Adventure." It's a great title with the only flaw I can think of is being too short.
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    #34  Edited By Gunraidan

    Review scores? Pfft.

    Oh and Guilty Gear XX Accent Core is missing from fighting.

      

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    #35  Edited By Black_Rose

    ^^ I've been also thinking about getting that game, it looks awesome

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    #36  Edited By Gunraidan

    ***"Looks awesome" it IS awesome. My favorite fighitng game of all-time. :D

    Be sure to use your Classic Controller or get a Wii Fighting Hori Stick.

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    #37  Edited By Jordan23

    I can't wait for the next Legend of Zelda game, maybe at the upcoming Tokyo Game Show (Nintendo) will announce something.

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    #38  Edited By Black_Rose

    Anyone here played the new Alone in the Dark, right now i'm trying to choose between these:

    Alone in the dark
    Wii fit
    Geometry Wars
    Guilty Guear XX
    Manhunt 2

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    #39  Edited By Gunraidan
    Black_Rose said:
    "Anyone here played the new Alone in the Dark, right now i'm trying to choose between these:

    Alone in the dark
    Wii fit
    Geometry Wars
    Guilty Guear XX
    Manhunt 2"
    Guilty Gear XX Accent Core it's called. And yes buy that one!
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    #40  Edited By Homer
    Black_Rose said:
    "Alex_V said:
    " Is a 73% Dragon Ball Z game worth recommending?

    "

    I can say from experience that yes it is
    "

    Yeah It's a really good game.
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    #41  Edited By Mushir
    Black_Rose said:
    "Anyone here played the new Alone in the Dark, right now i'm trying to choose between these:

    Alone in the dark
    Wii fit
    Geometry Wars
    Guilty Guear XX
    Manhunt 2"
    I played Alone in the Dark at a friends house and was not impressed. Quite disappointed actually. I do not recommend it. Also it got 39% at GameRankings...
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    #42  Edited By OGCartman
    RowdyRob said:
    "*This is not the Official Recommendation Thread. I request a mod to sticky this thread to prevent flooding of, "What game should I purchase next?" topics. If you have any recommendations as to how I could improve the thread, please do PM me*

    Please not that you may ask for recommendations inside this thread!!

    * NOTE: The Percentages from GameRankings are rounded up*

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    Wii Titles
    • The Must Haves (TMH)
    • Top 5 Action-Adventure Titles (AA)
    • Top 5 Party Titles [PRTY]
    • Top 5 First Person Shooters (FPS)
    • Top 5 Sport Titles (SPT)
    • Top 5 Strategy Titles -Covers RPG's, Puzzlers and Sims- (STR)
    • Top 5 Fighting Games (FGHT)

    Wii Shop Channel Recommendations

    • WiiWare Picks [WWP]
    • Virtual Console Picks [VCP]

                                                                            Wii Games

                                                                      The Must Haves (THM)


    Super Mario Galaxy  [3D Platformer]
            -97% on GameRankings-

    Super Mario Galaxy
    Super Mario Galaxy

    The greatest Nintendo platformer ever made?
    You could certainly say that about Mario's
    epic outing on the Wii. The stellar presentation
    and fantastic level designs combine to make
     Super Mario Galaxy the Wii's game to beat and
    one of Mario's greatest adventures yet.





    Super Smash Brothers Brawl [3D Action, Fighting]
                  -93% on GameRankings

    Super Smash Brothers Brawl
    Super Smash Brothers Brawl
    Welcome to a brawl for the ages, where anything
     can happen, anyone can show up and all bets are off.
    Play against your friends locally or online in this one of a
    kind fighting game. Duke it out with your favourite Nintendo
    characters or take on the games story mode and un-cover
    the secrets of the Sub-Space Emissary. Brawl has something
    for everyone.






    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess [Action Adventure]
                                   - 94% on GameRankings -

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    In the next chapter in the Legend of Zelda series,
    Link can transform into a wolf to scour the darkened
    land of Hyrule. With the help of Midna, a mysterious
    being, you must guide Link through hordes of foul
    creatures and challenging bosses using new moves
    and a new horseback combat system. Many puzzles
    stand between Link and the fulfillment of his quest,
    so you must sharpen your wits as you hunt for weapons and items.




    Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition [3rd Person Shooter/ Survival Horror]
                             -91% on GameRankings -

    Resident Evil 4
    Resident Evil 4

    Resident Evil 4 comes to the Wii with added Wii Remote
    and Nunchuck support, allowing players to immerse
    themselves in the game as never before.
    With RE4 Wii Edition, Capcom is offering new and
    more immersive sense of control to players, while
    keeping all of the game's incredible game systems intact.
    As Leon Kennedy, players explore a town overrun by
    cultists, mutants and mind-controlled villagers, using the
    Wii Remote to aim, fire, slash and avoid oncoming adversaries with intuitive motions and movements.


    Metroid Prime 3 Corruption [First Person Shooter/Adventure]
                                   - 90% on GameRankings -

    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

    Step behind the visor as Samus Aran once more in this epic
    conclusion to the Prime trilogy. Corruption takes the elements
    that made the past games great and mixes them with top-notch
    shooter controls that give pin-point accuracy.

     An adventure not to be missed!






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                                                                Top 5 Action Adventure Titles (AA)


    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
                - 94% on GameRankings -

    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    In the next chapter in the Legend of Zelda series,
    Link can transform into a wolf to scour the darkened
    land of Hyrule. With the help of Midna, a mysterious
    being, you must guide Link through hordes of foul
    creatures and challenging bosses using new moves
    and a new horseback combat system. Many puzzles
    stand between Link and the fulfillment of his quest,
    so you must sharpen your wits as you hunt for weapons and items.




    Okami
    - 90% on GameRankings -

    Okami
    Okami

    Take the role of the sun goddess Amaterasu, in the form of
    a wolf as you attempt to restore color (or 'life') to the world
    by defeating the monsters who have stolen it. Use the Wii-
    Remote as a paintbrush and draw life into the world. This
    30+ Hour quest is highly recommended.






    No More Heroes
    - 83% on GameRankings -

    No More Heroes
    No More Heroes

    No More Heroes tells the story of Travis Touchdown,
    an anime fan who lives in the fictional town of Santa Destroy,
    California. After an unexpected turn of events, Travis finds
    himself at the bottom of an Assassins' organization. Travis
    will have to prove himself worthy and defeat 10 other
    bloodthirsty killers - all with deep stories of their own -
    to make his way to the top of the assassins.




    Bully: Scholarship Edition
    - 83% on GameRankings -

    [ Picture Pending ] [Description Pending]


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                                                                  Top 5 Party Titles [PRTY]


    Boom Blox
    - 86% on GameRankings -

    Boom Blox
    Boom Blox

    [ Description Pending ]










    WarioWare: Smooth Moves
    - 82% on GameRankings -
    Wario Ware: Smooth Moves
    Wario Ware: Smooth Moves

    This collection of insanely quirky but fun microgames makes
    great use of the Wii remote's motion capabilities.
    Some multiplayer modes support up to 12 players,
    so it's a great game for a living room full of friends.








    Rayman Raving Rabbids
    - 77% on GameRankings -

    [Box Art Pending]



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                                                            Top 5 First-Person Shooters (FPS)


    Metroid Prime 3 Corruption
        - 90% on GameRankings -

    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

    Step behind the visor as Samus Aran once more in this epic
    conclusion to the Prime trilogy. Corruption takes the elements
    that made the past games great and mixes them with top-notch
    shooter controls that give pin-point accuracy.

     An adventure not to be missed!






    Medal of Honor Heroes 2

    - 75% on GameRankings -

    Medal of Honor Heroes 2
    Medal of Honor Heroes 2
    Battle it out with up to 32 Players in online Deathmatches.
    EA Nation provides leaderboards, lobbies and a friend-codeless account.
    Or take to the single-player mode with full Wii Zapper
    support. Online is Heroes strong point and makes up for the
    lacking offline play.











    Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles

    Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles
    Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles

    Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles takes the Resident
    Evil series goodness and mixes it with the elements of an
    on-rails shooter. Umbrella Chronicle reveals the back story
    behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation by exploring locations
    from Resident Evil 0, 1, 2 and 3 and features tons of unlockable
    documents that contain information on the series for all those die-
    hard Resi fans.



                                           


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                                                               Top 5 Sports Titles (SPT)


    Mario Kart Wii
    - 82% on GameRankings -

    Mario Kart Wii
    Mario Kart Wii

    For the first time ever, karters can take their races online
    in hectic 12 player races. With a total of 32 courses,
    a massive character roster, innovative Wii Wheel controls
    and fast pace races, this is a title to look out for.

    Just watch out for the abusive AI at times.





    Madden NFL 2007

    - 81% on GameRankings -

    [ Box Art Pending ] [Description Pending]

    Mario Strikers Charged
    - 79% on GameRankings -

    Mario Strikers Charged
    Mario Strikers Charged

    Take to the pitch as Mario Strikers Charged arrives with a
    new roster of features. The follow-up to "Super Mario Strikers"
    delivers bigger shots, massive hits and the chance to play gamers
    around the world with Nintendo's Wi-Fi Connection.
    Mario Strikers Charged is high-impact, all the time. More captains,
    more playing fields, more sidekicks: It's crush or be crushed in this wild kickfest.





    Wii Fit
    - 80% on GameRankings -

    Wii Fit
    Wii Fit

    The active-play phenomenon started by Wii Sports now
    spreads to your whole body thanks to a pressure-sensitive
    Wii balance board, which comes packed with Wii Fit.
    The board is used for an extensive array of fun and dynamic
    activities, including aerobics, yoga, muscle stretches and games.
    Many of these activities focus towards providing a "core" workout,
    a popular exercise method that emphasizes slower, controlled motions.






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                                              Top 5 Strategy Titles -Covers RPG's, Puzzlers + Sims- (STR)


    Zack and Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure

    - 86% on GameRankings -

    front cover
    front cover

    Zack and Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure is an innovative,
    full-length puzzle adventure game that utilises the unique control
    mechanics of the Wii Remote and challenges gamers to "play differently."
    Players will explore a variety of wondrous environments and stages,
    solving puzzles and interacting with the world in search of a
    legendary pirate ship and the ultimate pursuit of becoming the
    greatest pirate the world has ever seen.




    Trauma Center: Second Opinion
    - 81% on GameRankings -

    Trauma Center: Second Opinion
    Trauma Center: Second Opinion

    Trauma Center: Second Opinion is NOT a quick-and-dirty port of the DS title
    "Trauma Center: Under the Knife."
    It has new graphics and animation; new surgical implements and operation
    types; a second playable character with new missions; multiple difficulty
    modes; and a revised control system that takes full advantage of the Wii Remote.
    It's a remake with gobs of added content.
    As with Under the Knife, the voice acting in Second Opinion is presented
    in the operation scenes to enhance the drama and punctuate the action.
     




    Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

    - 79% on GameRankings -

    Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
    Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

    Command your troops around grid-based battlefields making
    strategic movements to best the Daein armies. This and Fire Emblems
    great storyline provides the RPG fix needed on the Wii









    Battalion Wars 2
    - 75% on GameRankings -

    Battalion Wars 2
    Battalion Wars 2

    Control entire armies and face off online against random foes
    or friends and prove yourself to be the best commander around.
    Battalion Wars 2 offers great visuals and fast paced action as you
    drive tanks, command ships, pilot planes and direct your troops into
    the heart of the action.







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    Super Smash Brothers Brawl
         -93% on GameRankings -

    Super Smash Brothers Brawl
    Super Smash Brothers Brawl
    Welcome to a brawl for the ages, where anything
     can happen, anyone can show up and all bets are off.
    Play against your friends locally or online in this one of a
    kind fighting game. Duke it out with your favourite Nintendo
    characters or take on the games story mode and un-cover
    the secrets of the Sub-Space Emissary. Brawl has something
    for everyone.






    Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3
     -73% on GameRankings-

    Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3
    Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3

    Budokai Tenkaichi 3 is the lastest game in the fighting series
    based on the popular anime. It's the first DBZ game with online
    play and it includes a roster of over 150 characters, the biggest
     in any fighting game so far, you can also recreate your favorite
    moves of the series with the Wii's motion controls, making this a
    must have for fans.
    [Credit goes to Black_Rose ]

     
                                             
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                                                Wii Shop Channel Recommendations


                                                                WiiWare Picks [WWP]



    1. Lost Winds [Platformer, SideScroller]
            -1000 Wii Points-

    2. Dr. Mario Online Rx [Puzzle]
           -1000 Wii Points-

    3. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King [Sim]
         -1,500 Wii Points-

    4. Toki Tori [Puzzle]
      - US: 1000 Wii Points- -
      -EU: 900 Wii Points-

    5. Pop [Puzzle]
      -700 Wii Points-

                                                          Virtual Console Picks [VCP]


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    #43  Edited By Soooty

    hey everyones saying such nice things about resident evil 4 for wii, but i had it for the gamecube and completed it like 6 times. Is there any significant change that transforms the game making it worthy of spending about thirty pounds on it

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    #44  Edited By Black_Rose
    Cartman said:
    "I am soooo getting those games wen i get a Wii
    "
    Could you please edit your post without the freakin long quote


    Soooty said:
    "hey everyones saying such nice things about resident evil 4 for wii, but i had it for the gamecube and completed it like 6 times. Is there any significant change that transforms the game making it worthy of spending about thirty pounds on it
    "

    Well if you beat it that many times then i don't think so, there's nothing new except the new Ada mode and the awesome controls. I liked it more than the cube version though
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    #45  Edited By RowdyRob
    Soooty said:
    "hey everyones saying such nice things about resident evil 4 for wii, but i had it for the gamecube and completed it like 6 times. Is there any significant change that transforms the game making it worthy of spending about thirty pounds on it
    "
    The Wii Version contains all the bonus features found in the PS2 version that weren't included in the GameCube version.

    These include:
    • "Seperate Ways", a 5 chapter side story where you play as Ada Wong.
    • New Costume Sets.
    • A new gun
    • Movie Browser

    And the obvious inclusion of the Wii's Pointer Controls and 480p/16:9 Widescreen Support.

    If you are a die-hard Resident Evil fan I would recommend you pick it up.
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    #46  Edited By Dark_Link142
    Black_Rose said:
    "Anyone here played the new Alone in the Dark, right now i'm trying to choose between these:

    Alone in the dark
    Wii fit
    Geometry Wars
    Guilty Guear XX
    Manhunt 2"
    I've heard some good things about Geometry Wars and Guilty Gear. Guilty Gear sort of slipped under the radar, but apparently it's pretty good.

    Alone in the Dark was apparently quite poor for the Wii. Some of the controls were great but the game felt "incomplete". It's too bad because it seemed to have a lot of potential.

    Keep in mind I've never played any games and this is just based off of things I've heard around the internet.
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    #47  Edited By Black_Rose

    Yeah i'm definitely getting GW on monday since it's used and cheaper, but once i get more money i'll definitely buy GGXX: AC, it looks better than Brawl IMO.

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    #48  Edited By Cube

    IMO The best third party game is Zack & Wiki. I recommend it to anyone looking for a solid puzzle/adventure game.

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    #49  Edited By KingBroly

    Tenkaichi 2 is better than Tenkaichi 3.  Online can be thrown out the window because it's horrible and in BT2 you don't have timing puzzles for attacks.  You just go.  Also, Wii Fit is a sport?  Really?  Everything else looks good.

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    #50  Edited By RowdyRob
    KingBroly said:
    "Tenkaichi 2 is better than Tenkaichi 3.  Online can be thrown out the window because it's horrible and in BT2 you don't have timing puzzles for attacks.  You just go.  Also, Wii Fit is a sport?  Really?  Everything else looks good.
    "
    I've heard from most people that they prefer BT3 over BT2, but if the demand is high enough, then I will switch them about.

    As for Wii Fit, yes, it falls into the sport genre.

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