I grew up playing Mario Bros. and that’s when I started having a love affair with video games.
Yes, Mario started it all. You see there’s a reason why it remains to be the best selling video game franchise of all time. While we all love his bushy mustache and big round eyes, what makes him widely recognized is his amiable persona.
Can you think of any video game character who can compete with Mario?
To date, there are over 200 Mario games made. If you have been a huge fan of Mario or you are just now starting to develop interest on the most beloved plumber then you may want to take a look at the list below of the Top 10 Mario Wii Games.
#1 Mario Kart Wii with Wii Wheel
Nintendo did an awesome job in creating this super fun family game. The game has three different control styles and it comes with a Wii Wheel for ultimate racing experience. Get ready to play with a new set of tracks and battle arenas. Mario will be joined by well-loved characters such as Luigi, Peach, Yoshi, Wario, Toad, Bowser and Donkey Kong. You can choose any character or race as yourself. You are going to love how natural the Wii Wheel feels in your hands. It’s almost like racing in real life! Click here to read over 1,000 reviews [/raw]
#2 New Super Mario Bros
This is a dream come true for all Mario fans who have been requesting for a simultaneous Super Mario Bros. Game. Two to four players are going to have the time of their life in this side-scrolling co-op game that includes a mixture of familiar characters that we all have come to love and new characters. You are going to have so much fun with the new powerups and different input options thru the Wii Remote. Read the amazing reviews here for the New Super Mario Bros Game [/raw]
#3 Super Mario Galaxy 2
Another crowd favorite, the Super Mario Galaxy 2 requires you to collect new Comet Metals so you can unlock new levels. Challenges will be harder, obviously. Be prepared to travel from galaxy to galaxy to find stars. Gamers love the new power ups that include a drill that Mario uses to go through the planet’s surface. While the levels are new, the game is able to retain its old magic and charm. Watch Mario as he floats like a balloon when he eats a Blimp Fruit or run up vertical walls when he eats a Dash Pepper. Overall, this is a great game that you can enjoy with the family. Trust me; the kids are going to want to play this game over and over. Click here to read the reviews [/raw]
#4 Super Mario Galaxy
You didn’t think Super Mario Galaxy 1 is not included in the list, did you? Of course it is! The Super Mario Galaxy lets you experience how to defy gravity across all the planets. Have fun running and battling enemies as you explore the planets. I especially love how I can point the Wii remote and drag things on-screen. This is one of the few games that you can play over and over. This game is for 1 or 2 players. Click here to read the reviews [/raw]
#5 Super Smash Bros. Brawl
This is the 3rd installment from the top rated Super Smash Bros. fighter franchise. You are going to be introduced to a bunch of new and interesting characters to fight with including Pit (from Kid Icarus), Wario, Sonic and Diddy Kong. You are going to have a blast playing more than a dozen of amazingly-designed stages. The game also features new special moves and attacks, new items and assist trophies. Over 500 reviews here [/raw]
#6 Mario Strikers Charged
Aside from the great graphics, you will surely love the supercharged characters of this fantastic game! Get ready as the captains from Super Mario Strikers make a grand comeback. Meet the four new characters and enjoy creating your very own team. You can mix and match your captain with your choice of sidekicks. Choose wisely as each one of them have extraordinary abilities. This will only make the game challenging and lots of fun. The new super abilities and skill shots add depth to the already adrenalin-pumping battles. Each battle field has its own set of challenges and hazards that you have to overcome. Click here to read what the fans have to say about Mario Strikers Charged [/raw]
#7 Mario Party 8
If you are a huge fan of this franchise then there’s no reason for you not to love Mario Party 8. This will also make a great present for anyone who grew up playing Super Mario Bros. Mario Party 8 features a ton of new mini-games, six new party boards and several new game modes. This is a feel-good game that won’t leave you stressed out on how to fight larger-than-life enemies. You are going to love rowing your way through a river, punching a statue and handling a pole while walking on a tightrope. Thanks to motion control. Have fun shooting Boss in a creepy house and dropping toppings in a cake-decorating competition. Everyone in the family will surely love this game! Click here to read the reviews [/raw]
#8 Super Paper Mario
Run around vibrant 2-D worlds while trying to break blocks and stomp on your enemies. With just a press of a button, you are going to be transported into a 3-D world. Awesome, right? You’ll have the time of your life trying to find hidden paths and fighting enemies. Uncover the hidden world and explore its beauty. Shake the Wii Remote to break out of ice. Point directly at the screen so your sidekick can lead you to the right direction. Super Paper Mario features an interesting and hilarious storyline that you are going to fall in love with. Click here to read the reviews [/raw]
#9 Mario Power Tennis
If you love tennis games and if your favorite game character is Mario then the Mario Power Tennis is perfect for you. This is a super fun game that lets you play tennis like you’ve never played it before. You are going to love the New Play Control and the widescreen presentation with awesome graphics. Practice your best moves and choose among the 15 characters including Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Yoshi and Daisy among others. You can choose to play the tournament or the hilarious gameplay which requires you to fight Klaptraps. Mario Power Tennis is definitely an awesome family game. Click here to read the reviews [/raw]
#10 Mario Super Sluggers
[/raw][raw] It doesn’t matter if you are a rookie or a veteran, this game will surely leave you wanting for more. Swing the remote to bat and pitch and build your very own roster of your favorite Mario characters. Each one has possesses a unique ability and personality. You are going to start in the Baseball Kingdom and have fun swinging your way to the end. The game takes no time to learn and once you learn it, get ready to be addicted to it. This game can support up to 4 players and that can only mean one thing- you can engage in two on two battles. The whole family will absolutely love Mario Super Sluggers! Click here to read the reviews [/raw]