Online play is a necessity at this point in gaming. Wii U owners have been blessed with multiple AAA games with addictive online modes. If you’ve recently taken the plunge with Nintendo’s latest home console, you’re probably trying to figure out what the best online video games are. Your search is over! You’ll find some of the finest online games that the Wii U has to offer below!
Call of Duty Black Ops 2
Multiplayer fans can sink their teeth into two parts of the Black Ops 2 package- classic multiplayer modes and the refined zombie modes. Whether you’re capturing the flag or fighting to survive the zombie apocalypse- you’ll likely be very pleased with this AAA release. The jury might still be out on the single player, but millions absolutely swear by the online component of Black Ops 2. The matchmaking has been significantly improved since last time around, camping is more heavily discouraged, and some much needed weapon balancing has been done.
Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper
Whether you’re a lover of cooperative play or a fan of mindless PVP, Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper is waiting for you. If you’ve enjoyed any of Koei’s previous releases, you owe it to yourself to experience this fantastic Hack & Slash RPG. Do yourself a favor and pick up this fantastic multiplayer experience that spans both offline and online. Battles are fast-paced and strategic in nature with thousands of soldiers at war at once. The roster is one of the largest to ever grace a video game- coming in at around one hundred and forty playable characters. Build your dream team and take the plunge into this time-twisting adventure.
Trine 2: Director’s Cut
Trine 2 was a breath of fresh air to fans of platforming, puzzles, and co-op games. The visuals are amazing, the online play is smooth, and the controls are finely tuned for either the gamepad or Wii remote. While it is one of the pricier eShop releases, Trine 2 will consume you for hours with its three player co-op, breath-taking fantasy setting, and genuinely clever puzzles. Thankfully, Trine 2 offers both local and online multiplayer.
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
Take everything you loved about the Nintendo Wii’s 2009 exclusive, Monster Hunter Tri, and triple it. This follow-up adds a ton of content to hook gamers with- new weapons, monsters, quests, and more are all awaiting. The visuals are simply beautiful and the online play is silky smooth. Gamers that chose to import this Capcom masterpiece have been shocked by just how huge a jump it is for the series. If you’ve got a 3DS you can even delve into cross-platform multiplayer! That is when you’re not online waging epic battles against massive bosses with your friends.
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
Having learned from their mistakes, Sega took the best elements of Sonic R, Sonic Riders, Sonic Drift, and Sonic & Sega’s All-Star Racing to make a downright amazing package. Fans of Sega’s trademark speed oriented gameplay will not be disappointed when they either hop online or sit on the couch with friends to enjoy this launch title. The best part? Sega was generous enough to release this excellent game at the reduced price of $40! It might not be able to catch up to a masterful Mario Kart experience, but Transformed is an excellent alternative until the plumber in red races onto the Wii U.
Assassin’s Creed III & Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge
Whether you’re a fan of revolutionary assassins or brutal ninjas, you’ll be proud to see these two sharing the final entry. Your personal preferences will likely determine which of these admirable online efforts you would enjoy more. Both have fantastic graphics, excellent combat, and extensive online options- both competitive and cooperative. The main differences? Are you a sucker for ultra violence, crippling difficulty, and frenzied combat? Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge is what’s best for your Wii U. Do you prefer an open world, historical conspiracies, and a killer that smoothly utilizes stealth? Kindly introduce yourself to Assassin’s Creed III.