Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Just when everyone gets ready to dismiss Wii for its recent lack of high quality games, Nintendo goes and releases a high quality game. Go figure.
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows PC, Xbox 360
LEGO plus videogames, the Reese's Peanut Butter cups of digital entertainment, the benevolent cash cow concept that just keeps giving. What's not to like?
Kirbys Epic Yarn
If it weren't for the forthright charm of Kirby's Epic Yarn, you'd be inclined to carp its blatant brevity. As it stands: cuteness out the yin yang - or Yin Yarn, as the case may be.
Disney Sing It: Party Hits
PlayStation 3, Wii
For the fourth year in a row, Disney is bringing their distinctive brand of karaoke party to the tween girl set - tries to teach them to sing like a superstar.
2K Sports' NHL 2K11 was on the cusp of being the Wii's best hockey game by acclamation. Then EA came along and made a better hockey game for Wii. The nerve of those guys.
It's only sometimes the case, but a peripheral really can enhance the gaming experience. In the case of EA's NHL Slapshot for the Wii, the enhancement is so amazing, EA will upsell you another one.
A detective story played with playing cards activating mini-games, Guilty Party is easier to play than it is to explain. More fun, too.
Metroid Other M
As sci-fi action adventure games on Wii go, Metroid Other M is spectacular. Stack it up against any given game in the genre for other systems and this latest Samus outing is just typically good.