Wii Party U

Wii Party U

2013

System
Wii U
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Nintendo

7.1

Game Rating

User Ratings: 106

Our Review: 8/10

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  • Video Comedian Wayne Brady Gets a Tad Excited About Wii Party U

    The rap has potential

    Wii Party U is good, harmless, silly fun, or at least that's what we think. Nintendo wants lots of people to think that, of course, and while Nintendo UK released a trailer featuring Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf, Nintendo of America has been utilising the comedic talents of Wayne Brady for much of its publicity. He's been...

  • News Wii Party U Can Be Downloaded Digitally Down Under

    New title is available on the Australian Wii U eShop

    Wii Party U was released last week, but it bypassed the North American and European Wii U eShops and is available exclusively as a physical purchase at the time of writing. It has been assumed that the game's reliance on physical items — such as a Wii Remote and GamePad stand — has resulted in...

  • News Wii Party U Bypasses the Wii U eShop in Launch Week

    Physical-only in both North America and Europe

    Rumours have been swirling for a while regarding Wii Party U skipping the eShop at launch, and with both the European and North American updates now issued it's clear that those rumours were correct. We've been seeking comment since the rumours first surfaced and will continue to do so. It's the first...

  • Video New Wii Party U Trailer Serves Up a Celebrity

    Andre Agassi's got "mad skillz" (alright, we added the z)

    Wii Party U arrives in stores on 25th October — at the time of writing it's not appeared on the eShop — and Nintendo will naturally push it as the game of choice for families interested in a Wii U. With hardware and Wii MotionPlus software bundles, it's likely to be targeted as a...

  • Video This Is The Effect Wii Party U Has On Excitable Children

    Ain't no party like a Wii U party, y'all

    Perhaps the best way to assess the impact of Wii Party U — along with our in-depth review, of course — is to see it in action. This new release is designed for families to play together in the same room so to test this out, we eavesdropped on one family as they played — with permission, of course...

  • News Wii Party U Gets It Started With a Relatively Hefty File Size

    That'll explain why the Basic Bundle has a disc copy...

    Wii Party U may not have been blessed with excessive hype in recent weeks, but it's getting rather close to its European and North American release on 25th October. It's sure to be a notable part of Holiday Wii U adverts targeting families, too, especially with the hardware bundle confirmed for...

  • News Nintendo Confirms Three New Wii U Hardware Bundles for Europe

    Mario and Luigi, Wii Party U and Just Dance offerings

    We've had plenty of speculation in recent times regarding Wii U bundles, as it's seemed inevitable that Nintendo will boost the value of its offerings with packed-in options to cater to various audiences. Nintendo of Europe has today stepped forward with its own offers, all set to arrive in...

  • News Wii Party U's House Party Mode Aims to Serve up a Unique Experience

    Peripherals at the ready, people!

    In its Nintendo Direct presentation earlier today, Nintendo unveiled new details about its upcoming mini-game bonanza, Wii Party U. In the game's House Party mode, players will be able to experience a number of new mini-games that make simultaneous use of the Wii Remote and Wii U GamePad in a rather unique and...

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  • First Impressions Wii Party U

    Let's get it started, in here

    So, Wii Party U's evolved from a Summer Party to a Holiday Party, courtesy of the development delay confirmed by Satoru Iwata at E3. That's fine with us here at Nintendo Life, as we think every day is a party day, so we happily wandered over to the the demo unit at a recent preview event ready for the ultimate digital...

  • Impressions Multiplayer is a Big Deal in Nintendo's Wii U Lineup

    Get by with a little help from your friends

    Earlier this week various Nintendo Life staffers were lucky enough to attend post-E3 preview events, from which we've been covering games that we didn't go hands-on with at the LA extravaganza — more impressions are on the way, too. Various Wii U games were on show, and one theme that shone through was...

  • News Nintendo Reveals When Wii Party U And Wii Fit U Will Become Available

    Get in on the action this October and December

    During the Nintendo Direct broadcast this week, we were given the slightly disappointing news that both Wii Fit U and Wii Party U were being delayed to an unspecified later date. Wii Fit U had been previously scheduled for this Summer, and Wii Party U had been announced earlier this year and was hoping...

January2013