The 20 Most-Loved Wii Games, For The Last Time

After more than three years of tracking Nintendo stats, I'm done. Monster Hunter wins. Smash Bros. comes in second. Mario squeaks in at the last minute. » 12/14/10 10:40am 12/14/10 10:40am

The 20 Most-Loved Wii Games, Breaking The 80-Hour Barrier

Every month we dig into the numbers to find out which 20 Wii games are played the most by the average person who has them. For November, one game finally breaks the 80-hour barrier. » 11/15/10 5:00pm 11/15/10 5:00pm

The 20 Most-Loved Wii Games, A New Number One

Super Smash Bros. Brawl, the all-star fighting game, is no longer the most-loved Wii game. Three years since we started measuring these Wii playing-time stats, Smash has been dethroned ... by a game whose average user plays for 80 hours. » 10/05/10 1:40pm 10/05/10 1:40pm

The 20 Most-Loved Wii Games

Next month will be historic. This month is merely nearly historic. Smash Bros. clings to the top spot as America's most-loved Wii game in the latest update to our Nintendo stat-tracking. Plus, there is a new contender. » 9/02/10 11:00am 9/02/10 11:00am

The 20 Most-Loved Wii Games

Monster Hunter is on course to beat Smash Bros. while, lower Rock Band 2 continues to tangle with... Run Factory Frontier? These are the 20 most-loved Wii games as of August 1, 2010. » 8/02/10 10:40am 8/02/10 10:40am

The 25 Least-Loved Wii Games, Maybe

We toil each month to show you which Wii games get played the most by Wii owners. But which games do people buy or rent and then... ignore? We've got some winners (losers) for you here. » 7/07/10 11:20am 7/07/10 11:20am

The 20 Most-Loved Wii Games

Do you see movement? I see movement. LOTS of shifting as games move up and down in our ranking of most avidly-played titles on the Nintendo Wii. Modern Warfare and Monster Hunter can't be stopped. » 7/06/10 11:00am 7/06/10 11:00am

The 20 Most-Loved Wii Games

Any game can sell. But any game that sells can collect dust a week after it is bought. These are the 20 games that collect the least dust, that get played the most per user. » 6/03/10 1:40pm 6/03/10 1:40pm

The 20 Most-Loved Wii Games

Every month we here at Kotaku crunch some numbers and tell you which 10 Wii games get played the most, per gamer, on the Nintendo Wii. Today, we're doubling our efforts. This is the top 20, as of May 1. » 5/04/10 3:00pm 5/04/10 3:00pm

Top 10 Most Avidly-Played Wii Games In America

As of April 1, 2010, the Wii game that gets played the most by the people who have it is still Super Smash Bros. Brawl. 75 hours. 10 minutes. Since the day they got it. But a new contender is rising. » 4/08/10 10:40am 4/08/10 10:40am

Mario Vs Mario: How Three Wii Sequels Are Chasing Their Predecessors

The average amount of time a person plays New Super Mario Bros. is climbing quickly and could catch Super Mario Galaxy. Call of Duty is surging. But Wii Sports Resort is flattening. Here are three key Wii comparisons of satisfaction. » 2/05/10 10:40am 2/05/10 10:40am

The 10 Most Avidly-Played Wii Games In America (As Of Feb 1)

Welcome to a month of declines. Every month we at Kotaku show which Wii games have racked up the most playing time, per player, since launch. And this month, all but two of the 10 declined or were flat. » 2/03/10 10:40am 2/03/10 10:40am

Modern Warfare On Wii Hooks Players, If Not Big Sales... Yet

Modern Warfare usually is discussed as a major franchise for the Xbox 360 and PS3 and is subject for debate on the PC. By at least one measure, it's significant on the Wii too. » 1/05/10 2:00pm 1/05/10 2:00pm

The 10 Most Avidly-Played Wii Games In America (As Of Jan 1)

As 2010 begins, Kotaku's monthly tabulation of the most avidly-played Wii games continues. As always, these are not the 10 games that have sold the most. These are the ones that get played the most by people who have them. » 1/04/10 1:40pm 1/04/10 1:40pm

Average Mario Wii Playing Time Just Under 10 Hours So Far

Following up yesterday's Kotaku report of Wii play-time stats, here's how much time some of the bigger Wii games of the summer and fall are getting played by those who have them. » 12/03/09 10:00am 12/03/09 10:00am

The 10 Most Avidly-Played Wii Games In America (As Of Dec 1)

Here's the list of games that get played the most per user on the Wii that we track once a month. Subtle changes this time. Very subtle. » 12/02/09 10:00am 12/02/09 10:00am

How Many Hours People Play EA And Activision's Wii Games

EA and Activision have released dozens of games on the Wii, and sold a bunch. But once people get these games home, how much do they play them? I pulled the stats. Some results are pretty. Not all. » 11/04/09 4:00pm 11/04/09 4:00pm

The 10 Most Avidly-Played Wii Games In America (As Of Nov 1)

Lots to discuss about these stats this month, as Call of Duty rises to fourth and Guitar Hero III begins to dip. Remember, the numbers show hours:minutes, lifetime, for these games. » 11/03/09 1:40pm 11/03/09 1:40pm

Your Amazing, Disturbing Wii Play Times

Kotaku readers, you never let me down. I asked you yesterday to share your Wii playing history — as determined in the Nintendo Channel — and you provided the disturbing details. » 10/09/09 3:00pm 10/09/09 3:00pm