Wii-rd Games

Wii-rd Games: LIT

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 […]

Wii-rd Games: Bit.Trip Beat

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 […]

Wii-rd Games: Muscle March

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 […]

Wii-rd Games: Ghost Squad

Ghost Squad is a masterpiece. It revels in in its own silliness and simplicity and thus becomes what I’d call a perfect game. It’s weird, fun and entertaining, and that is all what it’s aiming for. The story of the light gun shooter is paper thin, the characters barely register on our plane of existence […]

Wii-rd Games: Disaster: Day of Crisis

Sometimes you encounter a game so untypical for its creator, you have to wonder how it got made in the first place. Now, this goes twofold in case of Disaster: Day of Crisis, since the developer, Monolith Software, is mostly known for JRPGs and Nintendo rarely produces a game that targets a more serious, adult […]

Wii-rd Games: Tomena Sanner

The Wii was a hugely successful system for which many great mainstream games were created. But for each Mario Galaxy or Wii Sports, there were a dozen weird little titles that didn’t have a broad appeal and didn’t get the recognition they deserved. That’s what this little series called “Wii-rd Games” is all about: The […]