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The worst Wii games of all time

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We've celebrated the best of Wii, but now here are our lowest-rated Wii games

A little ONM quiz for you. Which game did we describe as an execrable turd? Which fllm tie-in was labeled as insulting trash? Don't know? You might have to read about the worst Wii games of all time to find out!

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The worst Wii games of all time

Postby deKay » 06 Nov 2012, 16:27

Disappointingly, I have none of these games :(

I do have Sonic and the Secret Rings and Heatseeker though, both of which are worse than Alien Syndrome by a long way.
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The worst Wii games of all time

Postby K-tet » 06 Nov 2012, 16:31

That's a pretty atrocious list, and Bethesda taking the ether rag for worst game on your list? Makes a change if I'm honest.

Thankfully I've stayed away from all of these titles. In fact, the worst game I've played on Wii is made by Sega, but I wouldn't say it's anywhere near as bad as the listed titles. Funnily enough, NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams was the worst I've played, and being a NiGHTS fan it's pretty hard to say that was the worst game I've ever played on Wii. It just goes to show that when you steer clear from the shovelware and stick to the real quality titles, you might find the worst titles in your collection are either mid-70's or of a higher rating.
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby carnivine chaos » 06 Nov 2012, 16:33

Where's Wii Fit? Oh wait, these are the worst in terms of ONM rankings...
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby Jock_Nerd » 06 Nov 2012, 16:34

I got Rampage for free. Pretty bad, yeah. The waggle controls didn't respond, but the other than that, it was OK at best.
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Postby the_yoshimaster » 06 Nov 2012, 16:38

wow!
all you need to do is look at he images and you will know there bad games
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby DFawkes » 06 Nov 2012, 16:42

The only one I own is Iron Man, which I actually quite enjoy. Controls are mostly alright and blasting stuff with your Repulsors and Missiles can be entertaining. It's especially impressive given the amount of time the developers were given to make it - it's astounding it's even functional!

Not that I'd actually recommend anyone else ever buy it though, given you could use that money to buy ONM :)
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby 3DSRulesO.K » 06 Nov 2012, 17:06

carnivine chaos wrote:Where's Wii Fit? Oh wait, these are the worst in terms of ONM rankings...


Wii Fit was a great game, it accomplished very well what it was trying to do and it was very fun!

And ONM are nowhere near biased, how dare you make such a suggestion just because they didn't say that Wii Fit is one of the worst Wii games of all time.

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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby hamzahdsi » 06 Nov 2012, 17:17

Please ONM can you start making articles with a max of two pages. I hate having to go through eight pages just to read about one subject
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby Pyron12 » 06 Nov 2012, 17:24

I thought Rampage TD was good and spent a lot of time on it :x. Where is Kung-Fu-Funk anyway? That scored 14% or 12% (forgotten)
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby Nintendalek42 » 06 Nov 2012, 17:26

I'm surprised Ninjabread Man isn't on the list after the great amount of hate you expressed for it through the years in your magazine.
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby Ben707 » 06 Nov 2012, 17:28

deKay wrote:I do have Sonic and the Secret Rings and Heatseeker though, both of which are worse than Alien Syndrome by a long way.


Are we playing the same Heatseeker here? For an early Wii game the controls were accurate, the graphics were half decent, the missions were varied and there was loads of things to unlock once you finished the main story.
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby RTY1998 » 06 Nov 2012, 17:39

Where's My Fireplace?
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Postby JD_Method » 06 Nov 2012, 17:41

I own none of these games, but perhaps even better (or worse), I actually worked on one.
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby Cidiyance » 06 Nov 2012, 17:43

I love it when people compile their list of top ten worst media. There anguish brings me so much joy.

But still, I owned none of them thankfully and I'm also glad that Danial Craig was in something that most critics considered bad... I hated him since Casino Royal and I hate that movie.
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby ThePokekid78 » 06 Nov 2012, 17:47

Worst one I've played? Easy - it was one of my sister's, called Action Girlz Racing. Yuck, even the title makes me hate it.

Made by the same lot who did the (un)sensational Ninjabread Man, you start the game with 1 track. Just 1. There are no differences in unlockable characters or karts. The graphics are godawful, the 1 music track in the whole game is completely lifeless, the races are ridiculously slow-paced, the controls are incredibly unresponsive and the hit detection is abysmal (sometimes you ram something and bump off, other times you'll be sent flying 180 degrees through the air.)

It has literally no redeeming features, just the poorest Mario kart rip off and indeed, worst game, I've ever played.
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby tbuxton42 » 06 Nov 2012, 18:00

Even as a major Doctor Who fan, I could not agree more on the tragic status of Return To Earth. Whereas Evacuation Earth was a decent if short rip-off of Professor Layton, Return had virtually no positives beyond its somewhat true-to-form voice recordings from Matt Smith and Karen Gillan. I bought both titles thanks to my love of the show, but as both a gamer and fan Return stretched my passion to the absolute limit. Case in point? To this day 2 years on I have yet to complete Return, as its constant bugs and difficulty spikes have placed me at a level which I cannot bare to Return to. By far the 2nd worst Wii game (Golden Compass just clips it) I have ever played.
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Postby smash-brother » 06 Nov 2012, 18:05

hamzahdsi wrote:Please ONM can you start making articles with a max of two pages. I hate having to go through eight pages just to read about one subject

I liked the way each place had it's own page so it built up tensone to find out what no.1 was

i also liked the £20 joke,lol

p.s. i own dr who, God only knows why i bought it as its basicly 'the adventure games'
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby mushroomchow » 06 Nov 2012, 18:09

hamzahdsi wrote:Please ONM can you start making articles with a max of two pages. I hate having to go through eight pages just to read about one subject


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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby smash-brother » 06 Nov 2012, 18:09

RTY1998 wrote:Where's My Fireplace?

Techually it's not a game, it's an app :lol:
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby GloverMist » 06 Nov 2012, 18:33

tbuxton42 wrote:Even as a major Doctor Who fan, I could not agree more on the tragic status of Return To Earth. Whereas Evacuation Earth was a decent if short rip-off of Professor Layton, Return had virtually no positives beyond its somewhat true-to-form voice recordings from Matt Smith and Karen Gillan. I bought both titles thanks to my love of the show, but as both a gamer and fan Return stretched my passion to the absolute limit. Case in point? To this day 2 years on I have yet to complete Return, as its constant bugs and difficulty spikes have placed me at a level which I cannot bare to Return to. By far the 2nd worst Wii game (Golden Compass just clips it) I have ever played.

I 100% agree. I got it at Christmas expecting it to be briliant along with Super Mario All-Stars and (ironically) a sonic screwdriver remote. I thought I'd feel the part playing it with that but instead, I hated it and have only ever played it twice. I feel let-down, BBC, give me money!
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby NintendoForLife » 06 Nov 2012, 18:54

hamzahdsi wrote:Please ONM can you start making articles with a max of two pages. I hate having to go through eight pages just to read about one subject


Yeah totally agree with this one. The last website only had one (and sometime reeeeaaallly long page) for articles, but I always read them in full, now I don't even bother.
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby goldenmushroom » 06 Nov 2012, 19:28

the only really bad wii game i owned was speed racer, that game was horrible (so i sold it at a high price)
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby thenintendoer » 06 Nov 2012, 19:33

this brings back memories of reading those magazines and finding score close to single digits :)
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby gobbadino » 06 Nov 2012, 20:08

RTY1998 wrote:Where's My Fireplace?


Exactly what I was thinking.
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Re: The worst Wii games of all time

Postby shadowlugia101 » 06 Nov 2012, 20:12

i own the golden compass game, I'm not going to lie though i really liked the movie when i was 10 but the game was pretty shoddy. it's buried somewhere collecting dust as we speak.
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