One of the greatest genres of gaming on the original Wii was the plethora of incredible lightgun style arcade shooters. With the Wii U finally selling proper, it is time to continue our series on “Wii on Wii U” by giving you a look at all the fantastic lightgun games you can pick up for your Wii U to play in OG Wii mode. The Wii’s sensor bar and on-screen reticle make in an obvious choice for lightgun games. The Wii U follows in that tradition.
For the uninitiated, lightgun shooters are typically “on rails” arcade style shooters where you are taken through various scenes and environments automatically while trying to maximize your score and completion percentage. In the arcade, these games included titles like Ghost Squad, Area 51, Target: Terror, CarnEVIL, Jurassic Park and dozens of others.
Note: At the end, I’ll include some other “gun games” that may be some fun shooters. Read more