With a new Super Mario Bros. title to tide fans over, and plenty of third-party software, this year's Wii offering includes an eclectic mix of games. But which to buy?
The only game this fall that lets you shout the clothes of Santa Claus is a platformer without a jump button, a mix of Katamari Damacy and Mario, and another strong third-party original for the Wii.
The Wii has more special features than motion-sensitive controllers, a stand that tilts the system back and a power cord. The developers of Ubisoft's latest Wii game seem to have remembered and decided to support some more neglected Wii features.
In case you were planning on skipping Ubisoft's new Wii-only adventure game, first consider that it will allow players to strip human beings to their underwear.
With less than two weeks to go before Gamescom kicks off in Cologne, the list of games that will be present and playable continues to grow.
The video above was shot by GameTrailers during Ubisoft's E3 demonstration of Rabbids Go Home back in June. The main game looks nothing like that. It's a third-person platformer exclusive to the Wii that's heavy on comedy. I played some of it and will have impressions later this week.
The hazy period between Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett's untimely ends and the celebration of
my our great nation's birthday was dominated by two game companies that couldn't be more different.
The Rabbids series has done pretty well for itself, considering that it's all about about mentally challenged bunnies doing wacky things.
Expect to see Splinter Rabbid and Raving Rabbid playable, from Splinter Cell and the Rayman spin-off series respectively. Surely there must be a rabbid in Altair's costume nestled away in the source code.
The newest trailer for Ubisoft's Rayman-free Wii exclusive Rabbids Go Home features a brief cameo by what appears to be President Barack Obama and Barack Obama's man panties. Oh, it's zany alright.
The game's first teaser doesn't give one a great sense of how the Wii title will play, instead taking a few jabs at console-proprietary controllers. Wii boot controllers and helmets don't seem that far fetched anymore—and we'll wager they'll feel even less so after this year's E3 reveals sink in—but the concepts…