Wii Party U

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Wii Party U
WPaU boxart.jpg
US cover artwork
Developer(s) Nintendo SPD
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Release date(s) Japan October 31, 2013
Europe October 25, 2013
Australia October 26, 2013
North America October 25, 2013
Platform(s) Wii U
Rating(s) ESRB: ESRB E.png - Everyone
PEGI: PEGI 3.png - Ages 3+
CERO: CERO A.png - All ages
Input(s) Wii Remote
Wii U Gamepad
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Wii Party U is a party game released for the Wii U in 2013, and the sequel to Wii Party. It is a collection of minigames, with multiple modes where there is an overarching goal with minigames used to further those goals. Each minigame and game mode can also be rated by the player on a five-star scale. The game is hosted by non-Mii characters Party Phil and Party Penny.

List of game modes

TV Party

This is the primary party game mode and has five game modes.

TV Party game modes
Game mode Description Number of players Image
Highway Rollers Miis must run down a long highway by rolling dice, with minigames being used to decide turn order. 1-4 WPU Highway Rollers Icon.png
GamePad Island Miis must explore island ruins across a board moved across using dice, with several obstacles that require using the GamePad to progress. 2-4 WPU GamePad Island Icon.png
Mii Fashion Plaza Miis must travel a board collecting clothing items to model, with clothing being obtainable from spaces or minigames. 1-4 WPU Mii Fashion Plaza Icon.png
The Balldozer Miis take turns (order decided by minigame) dropping balls of their player color into a coin pusher-like machine, trying to drop balls off the front. 1-4 WPU The Balldozer Icon.png
Team Building (Teammate Madness in PAL regions) Miis take turns (order decided by minigame) selecting Miis in sports jerseys with various colors and numbers to form patterns to earn points. 1-4 WPU Team Building Icon.png

House Party

These are various minigames that involve multiple players using the GamePad and Wii Remotes, with 8 game modes.

House Party game modes
Game mode Description Number of players Image
Name that Face Each player takes turns making a silly face on the Wii U GamePad’s camera that matches their prompt. The other players try to guess what kind of prompt the GamePad player got based off the selfie. Each player making a guess gets ten points for guessing correctly, the selfie taker gets ten points per each player correctly guessing. 3-4 WPU Name That Face Icon.png
Sketchy Situation Each player takes turns drawing a picture on the Wii U GamePad. One player is given a different subject to draw and everyone must guess who had the different subject. 3-4 WPU Sketchy Situation Icon.png
Button Smashers (Button Battle in PAL regions) The GamePad and up to three Wii Remotes are used. Players take turns pressing and releasing buttons on the controllers while getting their hands tangled up. 2-4 WPU Button Smashers Icon (4).png
Lost-and-Found Square The GamePad player is lost in a crowd of identical looking people and the Wii Remote players must team up to find the GamePad player based of the clues they give the Wii Remote players. Wii Remote players are given points for how much time was left for them, and the Gamepad player gets points for the time left for all players that found them. 3-4 WPU Lost-and-Found Square Icon.png
Do U Know Mii? (Who Do You Think They Are? in PAL regions) One player inputs their opinions about a prompt on the Wii U Gamepad. The other players then input what they think the first player inputted. Results are then averaged to see how the group thinks about the first person. 3-4 WPU Do U Know Mii Icon.png
Water Runners The GamePad is set away from the TV. Each player travels between the GamePad and TV screen to fill up a pitcher. Whoever fills the pitcher to the max wins. 2-4 WPU Water Runners Icon.png
Dance With Mii (Folk Dance Fever in PAL regions) Players hold hands together in a circle with the Wii U GamePad in the middle and dance to the music. 2-4 WPU Dance With Mii Icon.png
Feed Mii! (Fast Food Frenzy in PAL regions) The GamePad player must fulfill food orders made by the other players. 2-4 WPU Feed Mii! Icon.png

GamePad Party

These are various games in which both players use the GamePad, one at each short end, with 7 modes:

GamePad Party game modes
Game mode Description Number of players Image
Tabletop Foosball (Table Football in PAL regions) A modified version of Foosball. 1-2 WPU Tabletop Foosball Icon.png
Tabletop Baseball A modified version of Baseball. 1-2 WPU Tabletop Baseball Icon.png
Tabletop Gauntlet A minigame where players must get a ball through an obstacle course by moving course elements. 1-2 WPU Tabletop Gauntlet Icon (1).png
Mii-in-a-Row A game where players must line up Mii body parts on a checkered board, occasionally playing minigames to convert opponent's tokens. 1-2 WPU Mii-in-a-Row Icon.png
Tabletop Minigames A free play mode of the minigames where both players use the GamePad. 1-2 WPU Selection Menu Icon (1).png
Puzzle Blockade 2 human players work together to push and drag blocks into place to match an image 2 WPU Puzzle Blockade Icon.png
Animal Matchup (Animal Match-up in PAL regions) 2 human players work together to remember the placement of images, then flip over the images that match up 2 WPU Animal Matchup Icon.png


These are various ways of playing the game's various minigames with 7 modes:

Minigames game modes
Game mode Description Number of players Image
Minigame Collection A free play mode, where any minigame can be played. 1-4 WPU Selection Menu Icon (2).png
Freeplay Challenge Players complete in harder versions of existing minigames. 1-4 WPU Selection Menu Icon (3).png
Bridge Burners Human players must cooperate at minigames to reach the end. Lose three times and they fail. The AI doesn’t participate. 2-4 WPU Bridge Burners Icon.png
Dojo Domination A single player gets ten hearts and fights thirty opponents, three at a time. The player loses a heart for each opponent they fail to beat and attempts to beat all foes. 1 WPU Dojo Domination Icon (4).png
Battle of the Minigames Players compete to see who can win a certain number of minigames first. 1-4 WPU Battle of the Minigames Icon.png
Tabletop Tournament Players play GamePad minigames against each other in round robin or single elimination tournaments. 1-4 WPU Tabletop Tournament Icon.png
Spot the Sneak Players play minigames where one person has a secret advantage and the other players try to figure out who had the advantage. 2-4 WPU Spot the Sneak Icon.png


One of the hosts suggests a random game mode to play based on the number of players.


Lets the player check their rating of games, records set in games, and view the staff credits. [needs verification] It also lets the player disable in-game Miiverse posts.

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