We Wish You a Merry Christmas (2009)

by Nish
5 minutes read


We Wish You a Merry Christmas (2009): A Festive Wii Experience for the Whole Family

As the holiday season approaches, many families look for ways to celebrate the spirit of Christmas together. One way to do this is by playing video games that capture the magic and joy of the season. We Wish You a Merry Christmas (2009) is a Wii game that does just that, with seven gameplay modes and five Holiday-themed activities that are sure to entertain everyone in the family.

Gameplay Modes

We Wish You a Merry Christmas features seven unique gameplay modes that offer a variety of challenges and experiences.

  • Santa’s Sleigh: Race against the clock to deliver presents to all the children in the world before Christmas morning.
  • Hot, Hot Chocolate: Serve thirsty elves their favorite holiday drink as quickly as possible.
  • Deck the Halls: Match three or more of the same decorations to clear the board and decorate the Christmas tree.
  • Elf Bowling: Bowl with elves and use power-ups to knock down as many pins as possible.
  • Present Catch: Catch presents that are falling from the sky.
  • Reindeer Races: Race reindeer through a winter wonderland course.
  • Snowball Fight: Engage in a friendly snowball fight with your friends and family.

Holiday Activities

In addition to the seven gameplay modes, We Wish You a Merry Christmas also includes five Holiday-themed activities that are perfect for getting into the Christmas spirit.

  • Advent Calendar: Count down the days to Christmas with the included Advent calendar.
  • Yule Log: Turn your television into a fireplace with the burning “Yule Log” feature.
  • Holiday Sing-a-Long: Lead your family in beloved Christmas carols with the “Holiday Sing-a-Long” mode.
  • Letter to Santa: Use the pop-up keyboard to write a letter to Santa and you may even get a response!
  • Elf Yourself: Create your own elf avatar and share it with your friends and family.

Graphics and Sound

The graphics in We Wish You a Merry Christmas are bright, colorful, and festive. The game’s characters are all well-designed and the environments are detailed and immersive. The sound design is also excellent, with catchy Christmas carols and sound effects that bring the game to life.


We Wish You a Merry Christmas is controlled using the Wii Remote and Nunchuk. The controls are simple and easy to learn, making the game accessible to players of all ages.


We Wish You a Merry Christmas can be played with up to four players, making it a great game for family and friends to enjoy together. The game supports both local and online multiplayer, so you can play with people from all over the world.


We Wish You a Merry Christmas is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and spend some quality time with your family and friends. With seven gameplay modes, five Holiday-themed activities, and festive graphics and sound, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a fan of Christmas games or just looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate the season, We Wish You a Merry Christmas is definitely worth checking out.

Score: 8/10

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