Nonviolent Games for Wii U

The Wii U is known for friendly, accessible gameplay on its numerous titles. But not everything made for the Wii U is squeaky-clean. Fortunately, plenty of other games feature nonviolent, family-friendly play for everyone from kids to teens. Below is a list of titles that parents and their children can watch together and enjoy without worrying about offensive or troubling content popping up. Gather around the Gamepad, pick up a Wiimote, and get ready to play!

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ESPN Sports Connection Game Poster Image
Modest collection of sports games is more fun with others.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
(2012)
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Just Dance Kids 2014 Game Poster Image
Get kids going with family-friendly dances and songs.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360
(2013)
(2013)
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Wii Party U Game Poster Image
Lots of group fun encapsulated in 80+ mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
(2013)
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Art Academy: Home Studio Game Poster Image
Excellent teaching tool for aspiring artists.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
(2015)
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Dr. Luigi Game Poster Image
Tetris-like puzzler is great for kids of varying ability.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
(2013)
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Funky Barn Game Poster Image
Time-management game provides fun but limited experience.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
(2012)
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Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Game Poster Image
Middling but kid-safe sports game with some tricky controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
(2013)
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Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Game Poster Image
Fun, safe tennis game good for social play but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
(2015)
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Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Game Poster Image
Safe but mediocre puzzler maintains the series' status quo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
(2015)
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Mini Mario & Friends Amiibo Challenge Game Poster Image
Free puzzler forces players to buy amiibo to unlock content.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
(2016)
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Pushmo World Game Poster Image
Puzzle series' Wii U debut delivers great mind-benders.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
(2014)
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Sing Party Game Poster Image
Karaoke and dance party game features wide range of music.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
(2012)
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Affordable Space Adventures Game Poster Image
Fun, puzzling astronaut adventure that's out of this world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
(2015)
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Just Dance 2015 Game Poster Image
Updated game doesn't add much but still gets you moving.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
(2014)
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Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Game Poster Image
Fun but repetitive collection of summer sports games.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
(2016)
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The Voice: I Want You Game Poster Image
Karaoke game based on popular show fun but content-limited.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
(2014)
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Wii Fit U Game Poster Image
Fun collection of games designed to keep you fit.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
(2014)
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Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 Game Poster Image
Active game more about dancing than exercise routines.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
(2012)
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Zumba Fitness World Party Game Poster Image
Fun fitness dancing game not very original.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
(2013)
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Little Inferno Game Poster Image
Players burn possessions in dark, anti-consumerism puzzler.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2012)
(2012)
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Shiftlings Game Poster Image
Solid puzzler hampered by sophmoric humor, bad controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
(2015)
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