Despite its best efforts, the Wii U has fallen into a devious trap. Launching a console and then failing to capitalize on eager consumers with entertaining software is a cardinal sin of video game hardware. Thankfully, EA is here with another port of one of their best games from 2012. While Mass Effect 3 made the Wii U launch window, Criterion Games has readied a port of their Most Wanted reboot just in time for Spring.
I quite liked the original PS3, Xbox 360, and PC release, writing in my original review: "[A]t times Most Wanted elicits the hungriest of addictions, feeding on the player's desire to beat more and more friends. While a few gamers might find the ride too fast or too arcade-y, racing fans of all shapes and sizes will find hours and hours of fantastic rivalries." Thankfully that's true of this port, but there's also a handful of new features for citizens of Fairhaven who think they've seen everything. 4.5/5