The holiday season is fast approaching, and many parents are wondering about entertaining their kids. Many moms and dads limit the amount of time their children spend playing video games, but when it comes to holiday season, often there are some exceptions. If you plan to buy video games for your kids / family, this year has been an exciting one for young and adult who enjoy Nintendo Wii. With so many releases in every genre offered, it is very easy to find the ideal gift for your kid.
Last year, the Wii was the most chosen gaming system for the holiday season. This year, sales are once more expected to rise for this console as it takes a price cut for the holidays. If you've been on the fence about buying this console then here’s your chance to take advantage of this price reduction, which also rewards you on spending the extra cash to buy more Wii games. Here are the most popular family-oriented Wii video games for this holiday season.
Okami - developed by Clover Studio and published by Capcom
It is the most astonishing video game that's ever been created. It is good for children of any age. It's artistic, interactive, and enjoyable. It sparks the imagination and does all that great things with hand-eye coordination. It helps educate children about Japanese culture and legends.
In Okami, you play as Amaterasu who has been reborn as a wolf in Nippon. The land has being overtaken by wicked force. Amaterasu is joined by her friend Issun to save the land. In general the story of Okami is wonderful, and unfolded through text with no voice acting. The whole game is completely steeped in Japanese background, from the graphics to the classical music, to characters whose names are wily nods to figures from legends, all of which crafts the game an explicitly rich experience for fanatics of things Japanese.
New Super Mario Bros. – developed and published by Nintendo
This game takes all the best parts of Super Mario World from SNES and incorporates features of Super Mario 3 and enhanced with great multiplayer features. It is a very fun game, particular for families and with more than one player. It turns into more family-oriented and more enjoyable with the maximum of four gamers.
New Super Mario Bros. Review
Donkey Kong Country Returns – developed by Retro Studios/Nintendo and published by Nintendo
If you had and SNES consoles back in the 90s possibilities are you'll remember the classic Donkey Kong games and look back lovingly on them. Skip forward to several years Donkey Kong Country Returns is released for the Wii. It is the newest installment in the Donkey Kong game series. Nothing much change from the original, but this time around you play as Donkey and Diddy together meaning you don't tag anymore. This is probable owing to success of fully multiplayer games like Super Mario Bros Wii where you play the game with several players. Donkey Kong Country Returns is fun and simple yet very good addition to the series.
Donkey Kong Country Returns Review
Metroid Other M – developed by Team Ninja / Nintendo and published by Nintendo
Metroid Other M is the latest installment in a long running, old-school platform shooter video game series “Metroid”. This game is different from the other installments in the series mostly due to the fact that it is a mixture of active fighting and figuring out the puzzles that needs the player to be conscious of their surroundings and solve the clues of the environment. It does need a bit of study, but when you discover what you are looking for, you can't help but anticipate for the next sequence of events.
Metroid: Other M Review
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess – developed and distributed by Nintendo
Twilight Princess is the thirteenth installment in the Legend of Zelda series and by far the best Zelda game in the series. The game is set in a timeline between Ocarina of Time and Wind Waker and finds Link as a teenager instead of a kid. Legend of Zelda quickly picks up following a few tutorials where you experience the wolf mode. Legend of Zelda itself is a wonderful game that anyone can pick up and play.
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Review
Wii Sports Resort – developed and published by Nintendo
Wii Sports Resort is the follow-up to Wii Sports video game. It uses generally the Wii Motion Sensor Plus to do its work. There are many games here, with two of them from the original game (Bowling and Golf). It has that classic Nintendo sense with some exceptional twists that make it the ideal party game. Most likely, not every one of the games in the set is going to be your cup of tea, however each one should hit upon a few that are enjoyable enough to keep you coming back. For the casual gamers searching for a quick fix, this is a perfect title.
Wii Sports Resort Review