Nintendo Wii

ConsoleNameReleaseGenreDeveloperLucca's Notes
WiiArc Rise Fantasia2010Turn-BasedImageepochLazy English voice acting, but a decent turn-based RPG otherwise
WiiBaroque2008Dungeon CrawlerStingThird-person randomized dungeon crawler, eating flesh and hearts restores health and vitality!
WiiDead Rising: Chop Till You Drop2009ActionTose/CapcomReplaces the game-spanning countdown clock with timed missions, no free-roaming the mall between missions, and over-the-shoulder gunplay
WiiDokapon Kingdom2008Board GameStingNo gameplay changes as compared to PS2, but better graphics and easier multiplayer
WiiDragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 22006FightingSpikeSee PS2, but with motion controls optional
WiiDragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 32007FightingSpikeSee PS2, but with motion controls optional
WiiDragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors2008ActionGenius Sonority/EightingAn on-rails hack-and-slash RPG utilizing the Wii's motion controls
JP WiiEarth Seeker2011ActionCrafts & Meister/KadokawaPost-apocalyptic ARPG with a mission-based structure and small minions that follow you around (can also connect to a DSiWare game for bonus items!)
WiiFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time2009ActionSquare EnixARPG with a customizable avatar character and the ability to cross-play with the DS version
WiiFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord (WiiWare)2009StrategySquare EnixA cute tower defense/light RPG, clearing stages gives you experience used to power up minions
WiiFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King (WiiWare)2009SimulationSquare EnixA cute town-building simulator/RPG with the Final Fantasy trappings
WiiFinal Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers2009ActionSquare EnixARPG; there is no party system, equipment and thorough exploration are the only ways to upgrade stats
WiiFinal Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon2008Dungeon Crawlerh.a.n.d. Inc.Another Mystery Dungeon game starring Chocobo, this time with the addition of jobs (and subsequently adorable outfits)
WiiFinal Fantasy IV: The After Years (WiiWare)2009Turn-BasedMatrix SoftwareAn episodic sequel to Final Fantasy IV that many felt was unnecessary, adds new gameplay systems
WiiFire Emblem: Radiant Dawn2007StrategyIntelligent SystemsDirect sequel to Path of Radiance, multiple factions to control over the course of the game, also hard
WiiFragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon2010Action/HorrorTri-Crescendo/Namco BandaiA lonely post-apocalyptic ARPG/slight horror hybrid where you fight off ghosts and discover remnants of civilization
WiiHarvest Moon: Animal Parade2009SimulationMarvelous EntertainmentAll the farming you'd expect, but with a bigger variety of animals (many of them rideable)!
WiiHarvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility2008SimulationMarvelous EntertainmentLevel your tools, grow your crops, and restore a nature deity- all in a day's work!
WiiLittle King's Story2009SimulationCing/TownfactoryCombination RTSRPG/town builder/management sim; explore and expand your rapidly growing reign as king
WiiLost in Blue: Shipwrecked2008SurvivalHudson SoftWhoops, you're trapped on an island and have to do minigames in order to craft tools/hunt to survive
WiiMonster Hunter Tri2010ActionCapcomAdds an underwater ecosystem to the tried-and-true monster-slaying formula
WiiMuramasa: The Demon Blade2009ActionVanillawareGorgeous side-scrolling ARPG with a Japanese folklore twist
WiiOne Piece: Unlimited Adventure2008FightingGanbarionARPG in which the Straw Hat Pirates are stuck on an island and need to forage for survival; crafted food increases statistics
WiiOpoona2008ActionArtePiazzaCutesy semi-sci-fi game where combat is done by throwing a sphere at enemies
WiiPandora's Tower2013ActionGanbarionARPG with a focus on environmental puzzle-solving and a time-based curse mechanic
WiiPhantom Brave: We Meet Again2009StrategyNippon IchiAdds a new campaign and characters to the PS2 version of the SRPG
JP WiiPokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Ikuzo! Arashi no Boukendan2009Dungeon CrawlerChunsoftStack water Pokemon in a WiiWare-exclusive Mystery Dungeon adventure!
JP WiiPokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Mezase! Hikari no Boukendan2009Dungeon CrawlerChunsoftSee above, but electric Pokemon
JP WiiPokemon Fushigi no Dungeon - Susume! Honou no Boukendan2009Dungeon CrawlerChunsoftSee above, but fire Pokemon
WiiRune Factory: Frontier2009SimulationNeverlandHarvest and dungeon delve, all while trying to prevent a whale island from crashing to the ground!
WiiRune Factory: Tides of Destiny2011SimulationNeverlandMore farming and fighting, with some seafaring sprinkled in!
WiiRygar: The Battle of Argus2009ActionTeam TachyonSee PS2, but with motion controls for the diskarmor and a massive change in Rygar's appearance
WiiSakura Wars: So Long, My Love2010StrategySega/RED Entertainment/Idea FactoryNo major changes from the PS2 version save for a lack of JP voices
WiiShiren the Wanderer2010Dungeon CrawlerChunsoftActually the third game in the Shiren the Wanderer sub-series of Mystery Dungeon roguelike games
WiiSonic and the Black Knight2009Action-PlatformSonic TeamSonic meets King Arthur this time, with even worse controls and a looser form of experience in the form of followers, which raise your knight rank which lets you access more skills
WiiSonic and the Secret Rings2007Action-PlatformSonic TeamSonic meets Arabian Nights with results of dubious quality, but experience to be gained and applied to skills based on stage performance
WiiSonic Unleashed2008Action-PlatformSonic Team/DimpsHope you like werehogs! More night levels than 360/PS3, a non-explorable hub world by comparison, and only the werehog can be leveled
WiiSpectrobes: Origins2009Monster CollectingGenkiARPG/monster collector with utilization of motion controls to switch between Spectrobes in combat
WiiSuper Paper Mario2007Action-PlatformIntelligent SystemsMultiple playable characters and the ability to switch between 2D/3D for platforming; the last decent Paper Mario game, according to many
JP WiiTakt of Magic2009StrategyTaitoSuccessor to LostMagic (DS); a ARPGRTS focused on using motion controls to cast spells
WiiTales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World2008ActionNamco Tales StudioLots of elemental affinity manipulation and some monster recruitment mechanics in addition to normal Tales gameplay
WiiThe Last Story2012ActionArtoon/MistwalkerARPG with tactical and stealth elements including a cover system and issuing orders to AI party members in real-time
WiiValhalla Knights: Eldar Saga2009ActionK2ARPG with a lot of similarities to Monster Hunter and a job system
WiiXenoblade Chronicles2012ActionMonolith SoftI'm really feeling loads of sidequests and ARPG combat!
WiiYu-Gi-Oh! 5D's: Dual Transer2010Card-BasedKonamiThere's Norse mythology, there's XP to gain by winning card games, there's mysterious duelists, there's a lot of cards- par for the course
JP WiiZangeki no Reginleiv2010ActionSandlotMission-based structure; free-running in stages and lots of emphasis on motion controls to attack, enemies drop mana that can be used to level up various weapons