One cannot thwart the temptation of playing Nintendo Wii. Who would not like to sing to their favourite Disney song? Better yet, who would not venerate Boney M, Abba and other amazing classic 70s dances? If you are an adult who grew up in the 1990s, there are Super Mario games that can rejuvenate your younger self and classic 1990s songs that bring you back to the good times. Nintendo Wii has it all and here are the top 10 Rated E Nintendo Wii games that you would not want to miss.
1. Just Dance
Many parents are immensely worried about the age of cyberspace. Cyberspace is everywhere and you cannot miss it, even in the comfort of your own home. If you are just talking to a friend who is across the street or researching a paper on the internet, you are inhibited in the world of cyberspace. With cyberspace there comes pros and cons. Sadly, many individuals use cyberspace to portray violence and to uproot violence in video games in real life. Just Dance is nothing like that. It is a video game introduced into the world of Wii. It is fun for the whole family and has songs that are appropriate for all ages. The moves and illustrations do not promote violence and nonetheless do not make anyone feel offended. It merely displaces you from the real to the hyper-real using bewildering technologies and astounding visual effects.
2. Just Dance 2
If you like to dance to Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas” or would like to be challenged by The Pussycat Dolls’ “When I Grow Up”, Just Dance 2 is for you as well. This game is again convivial for the whole family and let’s you step away from the real into that which is hyper-real. Every song makes you feel the beat and has you going beyond your norm. Specifically, The Pussycat Dolls’ song “When I Grow Up” has you doing some of the moves of Drag Queens, giving you a taste of something different, yet cool.
3. Just Dance Kids
If you still are not appeased with leaving your child alone to play on Wii using Just Dance or Just Dance 2, Wii has Just Dance Kids. This game has 40+ songs, which are excellent for birthday parties and has kids enjoying the world of cyberspace without parents worrying about violent portrayals or adult vulgar language.
4. Super Mario Galaxy
Those who grew up in the early 1990s are used to playing and watching Super Mario on Super Nintendo and on TV respectively. You never get too young to think about the good times, sitting in front of a television screen and going through all these adventurous worlds and in the end succeeding in your quests. Super Mario Galaxy rejuvenates your young self and brings you back to your toddler years. The graphics are better, the challenges are ambitious, yet the characters are the same. This game too is not something you would want to miss.
5. Super Mario Galaxy 2
If you were ecstatic about Super Mario Galaxy the original version and would like to continue your quest in the world of cyberspace, this game is for you as well. The graphics are astounding and beyond this world. You feel like you are watching a 3D game without using glasses. The characters are bigger, the graphics are larger and one cannot help but rejuvenate him/herself in the world of Mario. If you are having trouble with this game and Super Mario Galaxy and feel you cannot accept the challenge, a tutorial is there to guide you. In the end you can mimic the moves and take home the bacon in no time.
6. Super Smash Brothers Brawl
If you are tired of playing the same old Super Mario games, Super Mario Smash Brothers Brawl will challenge and charge you and your children even more. It features 28 characters from different TV shows and games. From Sonic the Hedgehog to Megaman to Kirby to even Pikachu, this game is a party for any classic game lover.
7. Disney Sing It: Family Hits
I’ve always struggled to hit the right musical notes. Yet with Disney Sing It: Family Hits, I was able to find the right notes and somewhat perfect my vocal tone. Disney Sing It: Family Hits is fun for the whole family. It brings the adults back to the age of Aladdin, Cinderella and other movies that defined 1990s. For kids, it takes them away from the world of violence that is portrayed in the world of cyberspace to landscapes and visions that are calm and relaxing. It compliments the use of microphones and other accessories, which recognize any voice. One cannot miss an activity that makes your child feel like he is in another world, imagining the infinite.
8. Disney Sing It: Pop Hits (Bilingual game-play)
If your are bi-lingual and would like to practice your skills in another language, this game is also for you. It features many Disney favourites such as Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, The Jonas Brothers, Demi Lovato and Hannah Montana. Furthermore, it provides you with a chance to perfect your singing skills through the use of Karaoke.
9. High School Musical: Sing it
If you are a big fan of the High School Musical (the movie) and are a teenager, you would love this too. Whether you are singing solo or in a group, you can mimic the moves made in the High School Musical and perfect the verses of your favourite song. You can choose your own setting and your own character bot in the comfort of your home. This game is not something your teenager or you as a teenager would want to miss.
10. Donkey Kong Country Returns
Donkey Kong has always been a game played by kids all around the world in arcades. It has been associated with kart racing and fighting games. If you are a big Donkey Kong fan, this game is for you. This game can be played in multi-player mode and is addictive with great auditory sensations and graphics. No one has to go to an arcade to get this luxury. Parents are still, however, advised to keep an eye on all children when playing as it does portray and illustrate violence. The only difference is that the children are closer to their parents and are within eye reaching distance.
Article Written by Alex Noudelman