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5. Pikmin 3

Gamers clamored for it all throughout the life of the Wii and finally got it when Nintendo stepped into the HD era: a follow-up to Pikmin 2. Instead of simply taking the same tried-and-true formula of the first two games, Nintendo decided to shake things up a bit with Pikmin 3, putting players in control of three different space-traveling explorers. By having several different characters capable of ordering the Pikmin around, swapping between the three is essential for those looking to be as efficient as possible. On top of that, two new Pikmin types were added to the party, rock and flying, bringing some much welcomed variety to the game's cast of cute plant-like creatures.

4. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD

What do you get when you take one of the GameCube's greatest titles and remake it in high definition? A visual marvel that is still an absolute blast to play. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is just as much fun to play now as it was back in the day, and the HD coat of paint makes the vibrant cel-shaded art design pop. Seriously, this is one of the most gorgeous games you'll find across any platform. A few changes were made on the gameplay side of things as well. Faster sailing sure does make that Triforce hunt at the end slightly more tolerable.

3. New Super Mario Bros. U

Sure, some may argue that Nintendo may be pumping the New Super Mario Bros. games out a bit too quickly, but that doesn't negate the fact that NSMBU is brimming with creativity and charm. And you simply can't understate the value of finally getting to control the Italian plumber in high definition. With some of the most beautiful levels of any Mario game, this latest entry in the "new" series is undoubtedly the most visually stunning. Just play through the "Starry Night"-inspired level and tell me I'm wrong.

2. Rayman Legends

Following hot off the heels of Rayman Origins, Ubisoft managed to deliver a sequel that blows away its predecessor in virtually every way imaginable, giving even Mario a run for his money. Right off the bat you'll notice that the art direction is insanely unique; there's really nothing else out there quite like it. The game also makes excellent use of the GamePad during local co-op sessions. Oh yeah, and those music-themed levels? Amazing.

1. Super Mario 3D World

Honestly, are you at all surprised by our top choice? Super Mario 3D World is the best game on Wii U. Period. End of story. The EAD Tokyo team managed to blow gamers away yet again with a game that on the surface may just look like a sequel to Super Mario 3D Land, but in the end is truly so much more. With ingenious new power-ups like the cat suit and double cherry, 3D World outclasses the competition on the basis of sheer creativity. It's also a blast to play solo or with a group of three other friends. And there aren't many games out there nowadays with strong local co-op in the first place.

What do you think of our picks? Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments below.

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