If your kids are into video games, then they’ve probably heard of the Wii U. The system is made by Nintendo and is home to some excellent multiplayer games. Here are some Wii U games that both you and your kids will love.
Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U is the latest game in the kart racing franchise. In this iteration, vehicles have the ability to morph into an anti gravity mode and drive on the walls and ceilings. The game also marks the first appearance of certain guest characters from other Nintendo franchises, such as Link from the Legend of Zelda, and Villager and Isabelle from Animal Crossing. The game features local and online play, and the ability to upload races to YouTube, making it a great game for kids who want to interact with their friends.
Super Mario 3D World is a Wii U game with a similar play style to Super Mario 3D Land on the 3DS, but with a twist. This time, instead of Princess Peach being kidnapped, she is a playable character, much like in Super Mario Bros 2. Four players can participate in the game, using new power ups such as the cat suit, which lets players climb on walls. The game is also compatible with multiple controllers, so each kid can use whatever suits their preferences.
Super Smash Bros is a game that mixes elements of fighting games and party games, in which players compete against each other by attacking their opponents and knocking them off the stage. Players can play with characters from Nintendo franchise, as well as characters other franchise, such as Sonic, Mega Man, and even Ryu from Street Fighter. There are multiple DLC characters and stages that span both the Wii U and 3DS versions of the game, online and local options, and extra modes with bonuses. The game can even use amiibos, Nintendo’s own version of toys to life, as companion fighters and training opponents.
Whether your kids want to race to the finish line, or smash the competition, they’re sure to have fun with these games. If you’re skilled enough, you might be able to win against them.