Wii Party U offers another strong reason why the Wii U's Gamepad controller makes sense for families. Although the second screen technological is readily available on other platforms, albeit not in exactly the same package, it's only in Nintendo's hands that we see this properly leveraged for family fun.
Normally the scariest thing about West Sussex is the prospect of a delay at Gatwick but all that changes in Autumn as Tulleys Farm open their world famous scream park for Shocktober Fest.
Mario & Luigi Dream Team Bros. walks the tightrope between core and family gamers with finely tuned game-play and accessible controls. Although, as the family testing the game suggested, the amount of reading rules out pre-school gamers (even with its PEGI 3 rating), other family members will enjoy the story and progression.
Game & Wario extends the Wii U fun of Nintendo Land with another tight collection of mini-games that has something for all the family. Nintendo add their usual finesse here and really make this a stand out challenge. Not only can you aim to knock other players off the target but there is also a multiplier puck that can be fired to change which zone scores the most.