The Wii U is here. Arrived last week, actually, and (likely) sold out at all the retailers near you between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
If you've got one of Nintendo's new consoles, though, you've likely endured or will endure come that big Christmas unwrap some ups and downs: Slow updating times, sluggish menus, too few TV apps and way more usage of those old-school, last-generation WiiMotes than you might expect.
But you're also in a very unique playing experience, on two screens, not just one. That's led to a handful of original games for the Wii U, and a handful of creatively rebuilt ports. And here are our favorite ones, games that belong in your collection and should provide a Wii U roadmap for developers, too: