Wii Games Time Forgot

The Nintendo Wii is home to many great games. While I personally have a certain preference for the more weird games out for the system, I can’t deny many of them only have a niche appeal and with some, I have real troubles imagining them having had any kind of success. But then there are those games that were announced, were able to build up some interest and then just vanished. Let me tell you a bit about some of my favourite games that never came out for the system.

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Virtual Console Gems: Detana!! Twinbee

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I’m probably one of the most casual players of Shmups you can imagine. I’m terrible at them, but I love explosions, lightning fast action and a great rock soundtrack blasting out of my speakers. There are loads of games that cater to these exact reasons why I love the genre. And then there’s Detana!! Twinbee.

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Wii-rd Games: LIT

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The Wiiware service was pretty overlooked during the last generation. It’s not a big surprise, considering how well supported XBLA and PSN were at the time. That doesn’t mean there weren’t any interesting games available on Wiiware though. I already covered a couple of them here and LIT is another game for the service that shows just how creative some devs were on the tiny download service that could and deserves it’s place in the spotlight of this feature.

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Virtual Console Gems: River City Ransom

 

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When I first heard of River City Ransom, the description alone blew my mind: It’s an NES beat-em-up that features a somewhat open world where you can improve your stats by eating sushi. That sounds pretty amazing, right? The great thing is: you can get this game right now, since it’s on the Virtual Console on the Wii and the Wii U. But first, let me explain why I really enjoy this game.

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Wii-rd Games: Bit.Trip Beat

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It’s easy to forget how different the Wii was from every other console when it released back in 2006. Motion controls were something completely new and a lot of developers had huge problems properly adapting to them. While it hampered many efforts, there were some games that were allowed to really shine under these specific conditions. Bit.Trip Beat is one of the prime examples of that.

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Let’s Play Recap #3: Resident Evil 4

It’s been two weeks since my last Youtube Recap and I’ve been really busy! The HunieCam Studio Let’s Play is complete after 9 episodes and I just recently started to do a Let’s Play of Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition. The Lollipop Chainsaw Let’s Play is getting closer to the end, as the latest episode covers the final level. Hit the jump for more videos and as always: If you like what you see, please subscribe, like or comment!

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Wii-rd Games: Muscle March

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When I started this series of articles, I had a couple of games I really wanted to cover from the very beginning. Muscle March is among these titles and for some very good reasons: It’s probably one of the strangest games I’ve ever played to date and also one of the most interesting games the Wiiware service has given us. It’s also very fun and quite unique, but let’s dig deeper, shall we?

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