Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

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The Nominees for Community Wii Game of the Generation are:

Metroid Prime Trilogy
Rayman Origins
No votes
Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition
No votes
Super Mario Galaxy
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Xenoblade Chronicles
Total votes : 43

Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby Battlestriker123 » 31 Dec 2012 15:29


Hello again, guys! Welcome to the Wii Game of the Generation (GOTG) Poll! I know it's kinda sad to see the Wii go, but lets give our old friend a big hug, k? With so many Wii games out right now, it's gotta be hard to choose our favorite game for the console, but the time to do that is now. What's the best Wii game of all time?

The ten games listed above are the top ten games of this year per platform based on the average rating as determined by GameRankings.com. Both Rock Band games were omitted from this list because, well, that seriously isn't going to be your choice for Game of the Generation, right? Also, Metroid Prime 3 was omitted from the list because it is included in the Metroid Prime Trilogy package. If you want to vote for Metroid Prime 3, vote for Metroid Prime Trilogy instead.

This is it, guys. The last poll of the year. Happy New Year, and be sure to list those honorable mentions below!

Also, don't forget to vote in our previous polls below!

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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby MoldyClay » 31 Dec 2012 16:30

I feel like it's kind of not fair to include Resident Evil 4, Okami or Twilight Princess, since they are all previous gen games (cry all you want, TP is a Gamecube game. It'd be like including New Play Control! Titles on here).

I'd have complained about Prime Trilogy, but since Prime 3 is included in it, I accept the inclusion.

Xenoblade, Brawl and Galaxy 2 would be my top votes, with Skyward Sword teetering near it. I voted Xenoblade, but I honestly can't choose between the ones I mentioned, since they all fill important roles in my Wii library.
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby Mirr0rR3flection » 31 Dec 2012 17:05

My votes for Super Smash Bros. Brawl cause of how much attention it gets from its fans. :)
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby pokemaster515 » 31 Dec 2012 17:19

I also voted for SSBB since it is by far my most played game on the Wii, according to Nintendo channel my second most played game is a good 1500 hours less than it :P
Skyward Sword was kind of disappointing. I would have like a less empty sky, less back and forth to the same place, and a final boss than wasn't super easy and generic. And I liked Super Mario Galaxy 1 and NSMBW more than 2. I'm starting to dislike 3D games :(
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby Lucas64 » 31 Dec 2012 17:26

I voted for Galaxy because it was that initial wow that really convinced me to get a Wii ( other than Wii Sports of course).
The choice was actually kind of tough for me due to a combination of games I still haven't played yet and the games I did play I really enjoyed. As a honorable mention I think Goldeneye is a good choice as it brought back some memories for me personally.
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby HammerGalladeBro » 31 Dec 2012 20:48

Super Smash Bros. Brawl all the way for me.

Honorable mentions:
*New Super Mario Bros. Wii
*Mario Strikers Charged
*Sin & Punushment: Star Successor
*Donkey Kong Country Returns
*Kirby's Return to Dream Land
*Kirby‘s Epic Yarn
*Excite Truck
*ExciteBots: Trick Racing
*Wii Sports Resort
*Wario Land: Shake It!
*WarioWare: Smooth Moves
*Pokémon Battle Revolution (Yeah, yeah, I know what you‘re gonna say, but if you look at it‘s graphics, it has some of the best a Wii game could offer, even for a launch title)
*Sonic Colors
*Disney Epic Mickey
*Goldeneye 007
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby Jirachi » 31 Dec 2012 21:11

Twilight Princess. My favorite zelda game and one of my top ten games of all time.
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby CrispyGoomba » 31 Dec 2012 21:28

It honestly came down to SSBB and Super Mario Galaxy [Not 2] for me. But I ended up choosing SSBB.

For one, I could never get into Okami and Xenoblade Chronicles. Never played Rayman Origins or Resident Evil 4 or any of the Metroid Prime series. Super Mario Galaxy 2 is just Galaxy 1.5. It wasn't as groundbreaking as the first, still a good game, but doesn't beat out the first one, imo. And lastly, Twilight Princess was good, but I agree with MoldyClay that it's really a GC game only with New Play Controls. Oh, and Skyward Sword is more like 'Awkward Sword' to me.

So that's my reasoning in voting for SSBB. Probably one of my favorite games of all time...Loved the roster, loved the single player campaign/story/cinematics, and the hours upon hours of battling with my friends was just amazing. The only thing that sucked about this game was the online [inb4 someone mentions tripping].

One game that should be here is Donkey Kong Country Returns, but I understand why the ones are listed.
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby nGen » 31 Dec 2012 21:52

In absence of Punch Out, i'll have to go with my second top game Super Mario Galaxy.
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby Jerome » 31 Dec 2012 22:33

There needs to be an "other" option.

I wouldn't personally pick any of those games, but if I did I might have to go with Metroid Prime Trilogy, which shouldn't even really qualify since two-thirds of it is content from the previous generation, and the one new game included is available separately.
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby CM30 » 01 Jan 2013 20:59

This was a tough choice to make, I really liked Super Mario Galaxy and I really liked Super Smash Bros Brawl.

But as a hardcore and somewhat obsessed Mario fan in general, I just had to vote Super Mario Galaxy. Was it perfect? Not quite. But it was still a fantastic game with some of the best graphics and music on the system and some fantastic level design and gameplay mechanics, so I just had to vote for it.

Not to mention, it was the game that got me to buy a Wii. I can still remember those first few hours of playing this game now...
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby Jon » 01 Jan 2013 22:54

I'm voting xenoblade! Easy choice for me :D
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby cortjezter » 01 Jan 2013 23:02

well from that list, it's easy for me: super mario galaxy (1).

although the wii game that made the most impact on me personally was Muramasa, although from pure nostalgia, twilight princess also gives me sweet launch day memories... anyway, i would love an HD re-release of muramasa, with or without the new dlc.
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby TheLastBlade » 01 Jan 2013 23:26

I'll inquire in a different date.

My thoughts on most of them:

Super Mario Galaxy, though a forgettable story, is all sorts of fun.
Had fun with Resident Evil 4.
Brawl was a fun party game.
Really liked Twilight Princess.
Skyward Sword got extremely annoying and didn't leave much of a impression on me.
Xenoblade is really fun. Haven't finished it, but fun. There are some annoyances early on, though.
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby thresholdXCI » 03 Jan 2013 18:11

Excellent list. Had to seriously think about it for a minute. In the end though I'm happy to put Super Mario Galaxy as my choice. It was as refreshing as it was flawless. And, along with its sequel, still one of the system's best looking games.

Both Zeldas just fell short of greatness, by the smallest of margins. Twilight Princess never managed to tower out from underneath Ocarina's immense shadow, and Skyward Sword's world felt too fragmented to really capture the same sense of adventure.

Galaxy 2 and Brawl were the other two I'd consider. G2 wasn't as exciting as the first, mainly because we knew pretty much what to expect. And Brawl disappointed a bit too much with its online multiplayer and offline single player modes to feel like a 'game of the gen'.
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Re: Poll: Best Wii Game of All Time

Postby Mako » 03 Jan 2013 18:51

1. Smash Bros Brawl
2. Galaxy 2
3. Galaxy
4. Skyward Sword
5. Twilight Princess
6. Metroid Prime Trilogy
7. DKC: Returns
8. Pikmin 2
9. Okami
10. Muramasa: The Demon Blade
11. Sin and Punishment: Star Successor
12. Pikmin
13. NSMB: Wii
14. Kirby's Epic Yarn
15. Kirby's Return to Dreamland
16. RE4
17. No More Heroes 2
18. Zack and Wiki
19. Xenoblade
20. Rayman Origins
21. Mario Kart
22. Rhythm Heaven
23. Sonic Colors
24. Little King's Story
25. Endless Ocean 2
26. Lego Star Wars: Complete Saga
27. Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
28. Guitar Hero 3
29. Last Story
30. Wii Sports
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