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The Nintendo Wii was a big departure from Nintendo's previous console, the GameCube. There was a drive away from always having to have much better graphics and instead focusing on the interaction device. It introduced a new motion controller the Wii Remote and Nun-Chuck. This opened the door to many new game styles and was adopted in PlayStation and Xbox controllers in the future.The Wii was played by a much wider demographic of player. There are some unusual and brilliant games on the system. However, there are also a lot of poor quality games that were churned out to cash in on the popularity.
As part of our Accessibility Report, this page lists games that have been flagged with accessibility settings in the following areas.
Controls: Each of these games has been assessed for how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs. Each game offers the following accessibility features and settings:
Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds
Release Date: 11/08/2000, updated in 2020
Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, DS, GameCube, Switch, Wii and Wii U
Paper Mario is a role-play game featuring Mario and other Nintendo characters. Although cute and cartoon-like in appearance, these games are known for the quality of writing and the well balanced and enjoyable turn-based combat.
Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds
Release Date: 03/09/2018
Platforms: DS, GameCube, PC, PS2, PS4, Switch, Wii and Xbox One
Spyro Reignited Trilogy is a running, jumping, bashing and exploring game. It’s a re-release of the classic platform games featuring the purple dragon, Spyro. The attraction is the well designed levels, collecting and exploration. It’s an amiable...
Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds
Release Date: 09/11/1996, updated in 2020
Platforms: DS, GBA, GameCube, PC, PS2, PS3, PS4, PS5, Switch, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is the latest game in the Crash Bandicoot series, where you play a genetically enhanced bandicoot called Crash and run, jump and bash your way through levels while avoiding hazards.
Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Release Date: 23/11/2011, updated in 2021
Platforms: Switch, Wii and Wii U
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is an adventure game in the Zelda series. You play Link and navigate the floating island of Skyloft before diving down to the land below it. While the island locations and flight drew from Wind Waker, the combat and...
Release Date: 15/11/2011, updated in 2013
Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, PC, PS Vita, PS3, Wii and Xbox 360
Rayman Origins is platform game where you run, jump, swing and attack your way through fantasy cartoon levels. It stands out because of the strong characters and variety of different enemies ranging in difficulty.
Release Date: 22/03/1996, updated in 2021
Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Wii, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S
Resident Evil Village is a survival horror adventure. It follows on the narrative of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard and the first person perspective. As in the other games, you play Ethan Winters who is searching for his kidnapped daughter in a village...
Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds
Release Date: 26/03/2021
Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, PS2, PS4, PSP, Switch, Wii, Wii U and Xbox One
Monster Hunter is a series of action role-playing games where you hunt, kill and trap large monsters through wide-ranging landscapes. Each successful hunt rewards you with materials that accrue to slowly upgrade equipment that in turn enables you to...
Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds
Release Date: 26/10/2001, updated in 2009
Platforms: GameCube and Wii
Pikmin is a real time strategy game where the main character Captain Olimar crash lands on an alien planet filled with strange small creatures called Pikmin. You are able to control and use these creatures to knock down walls, build bridges and attack...
Release Date: 04/09/2020
Platforms: DS, Mac, PC, PS2, PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Tony Hawk's is a skateboarding game series. It features the famous skater in 19 different games. From its start in 1999 on PlayStation it is now available on most consoles and has recently been re released in updated as Tony Hawk's 1 + 2.
Release Date: 28/08/2000, updated in 2018
Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, GameCube, Switch, Wii and Wii U
Mario Tennis Aces is the latest in the series of tennis game. These games recreate a relatively traditional game of tennis, although you play as Nintendo characters who each have special moves and powers.
Release Date: 08/10/2004, updated in 2009
Pikmin 2 is the second in the Pikmin Series, Captain Olimar is joined by his assistant Louie on a mysterious planet. You are collecting treasures consisting of scrap metal, broken toys. You do this by controlling plant-like creatures called Pikmin,...
Release Date: 16/09/2008, updated in 2022
Platforms: DS, Mac, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Switch, Wii and Xbox 360
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and its sequel, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II are fighting-adventure games set in the Star Wars universe. You use force powers and lightsaber attacks to defeat enemies in fast-paced combat, and in the latest Switch...
Release Date: 12/09/2001, updated in 2018
Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, Android, Mac, PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii, Wii U and iOS
Toki Tori is a puzzle game where you traverse 2D levels and use limited resources to rescue all the eggs. Similarly to the Mario vs. Donkey Kong games, you can build bridges over gaps. Here though, you can also unlock...