What did you play in 2008 on your wii

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As you all know you can (if you are sad like me) keep a track of the hours you spend on each game on the wii console.

I keep a spreadsheet updated each month so I can see if a game has been worth buying and I work to the rule of 1 hours entertainment costs £1 (cheap I know) so for example if a game cost £30 and i spent 30 hours on it it has been worth the money.

Anyway the reason for this thread is to share the top 10 games in time spent I and the family played in 2008 (feel free to post yours)

In 2008 I played 77 games in total ( alot of them were rented ....Im not made of money ya know)


1.Tiger woods 09............100.2 hrs

2.Wii Chess......................89.9 hrs

3.Fifa 09...........................62.3 hrs

4.Mario Kart......................61.2 hrs

5.Wii Fit.............................59.2 hrs

6.Animal Crossing..............53.7 hrs

7.Super mario galaxy........33.7 hrs

8.My Sims..........................30.6 hrs

9.Geometry Wars..............22.9 hrs

10. Wii Music.....................22.9 hrs

As you can see quite a varied bunch of games but that is to do with me (the dad) and my 2 daughters aged 8 & 10 having the most use out of the wii.




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Is there a quick way of finding out total hours played for each game without totting up the totals given for each day? I played (roughly in order):

SMG (left over from 2007)
Zack and Wiki
No More Heroes
Wii Fit
Mario Kart
House of the Dead
Ghost Squad
PES 2008
Lost Winds
de Blob
Tiger Woods 09
Animal Crossing
World of Goo
Disaster: Day of Crisis

Doesn't seem that bad a year overall, but there were lengthy periods where a game to really get my teeth into seemed missing.

well i dont know the hours but ...

1 brawl
2 metroid
4 resident evil UC
5 medal of honor
6 wii sports


I'm not going to be bothered to do that research but if I had to guess I'm say:
(all times approx)

1. SSBB: 200+hrs
2. Wii Fit: 100+hrs
3. Mario Kart 30+hrs
4. Tomb Raider Anniversary (under 10)
5. Williams Pinball Hall of Fame
6. Guitar Hero III
7. Fire Emblem: PoR
8. Tiger Woods 07
9. Wii Sports
10: Dewy's Adventure

If I get a chance and can check it out easily I'll see how close I am (although GHIII, SSBB, MKWii and Wii Sports are also played by my son and will be much higher)


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thats it.



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1. Brawl around 180hours power time (last time I checked was like 170)
2. Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (the save I mostly play had around 13 hours)
3. Wii Sports, not quite sure but def. less than MP3 and more than TP or SMG
4. TP/SMG, both around 3-5hours, haven't played them much yet, want to beat MP3 first.

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I am also sad enough to have a spreadsheet, but it hasn't been updated since July.

However roughly:

Mario Kart Wii: 300 hours

Endless Ocean: 90 hours (a further 30h were in the last week of 2007 as I got it for Christmas)
Battalion Wars 2: 60-70 hours

No More Heroes: 40-50 hours

Zack & Wiki: 40 hours

Metroid Prime: 30-40 hours

Super Mario Galaxy: 20 hours

SSX Blur: 15-20 hours

Wii Sports: 10-15 hours


Toki Tori: 15 hours
Lost Winds: 5-6 hours

Also bought GameCube game Eternal Darkness which spent about 30 hours in my Wii.

Wii Fit, Mario Kart, Mario Galaxy

Super Smash Bros Brawl
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Metroid Prime 3
Super Mario Galaxy
Zack and Wiki
Resident Evil 4
Mario Kart Wii

~Currently Playing Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, Uncharted, Ratchet and Clank: FTOD, and Resistance: Retribution~