Between games to peripherals, the Wii has stumbled along the way to greatness, and here is GameZone's list of ten major Wii letdowns.
This looks like a useful list of games to probably avoid if I get a Wii.
Unless you are a SSB Melee fundamentalist, don't avoid Brawl. Otherwise, yes, the games on this list are not really worth it unless you can dredge them out of the bargain bin.
Metroid other M is good.
DO NOT avoid Epic Mickey, Metroid: Other M, Brawl, Wii Motion Plus, or The Conduit. Great games (and peripheral); and in the case of The Conduit, good game. >_>
SSBB wasn't disappointing...
I loved it as well but I can understand his point of view. Melee was the quintessential brawler, with perfectly balanced fighters, while brawl opted to be less tournament friendly, but offer more things. Both are great games, but if you're a hardcore SSBM player, then yea I can see how brawl was disappointing.
I didn't find Other M or Brawl disappointing.. but then again I don't ever set my expectations high enough to be disappointed.
Lol Brawl is a 93 on Metacritic. This list fails.
I don't get why people consider Melee the standard physics for Smash Bros; Melee was completely different than Smash 64. Sakurai pretty much said that Brawl is the new standard for future Smash games, so it's time to get used to it.
Games can still be disappointing despite being good. It all depends on expectations and the legacy crafted by the predecessors. For example, I enjoyed New Super Mario Bros. Wii, but I still found it to be quite the disappointing title. The DS original owned the Wii sequel in my opinion.
Great article. Thanks for the heads up on a few of these games. Unfortunately this is the kind of crap we have to put up with.
actually some of those games are quite good. epic mickey, other m and the conduit. if you only have a wii dead rising chop till you drop is really fun. it doesn't hold up to the hd games but its pretty good. id recommend it. were these games disappointing? well yah, maybe to some people. but bad games? no, not at all. a disappointing game does not mean its a horrible, avoid at all cost, kind of game. if you're looking at this list as a "games to avoid on the wii" list you would be missing out on some great core titles.
I'm pretty surprised Twilight Princess isn't on the list. For all the time it took to actually finish and all the hype built up around the game, it was seriously disappointing. Just to list a few of the problems: the game was way too easy overall, Hyrule pretty much only consisted of big, vacant fields, terrible music (on the rare occasion there was any), the game felt devoid of other people, bah I could go on!
good games: Epic Mickey, Metroid: other M, conduit (not bad), SSBB ... avoid not these games, avoid this stupid list...
Got to disagree on Brawl, but the rest are truly awful.
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