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Watch Dogs Wii U will not release before Autumn of this year

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 12th 2014 - No Comments

Watch Dogs finally releases next month on Xbox One, 360, PC, PS4 and PS3. Ubisoft has now confirmed however that the Wii U Edition won’t ship until Autumn of this year. That means Wii U owners have a good five or six months to wait before they can get in on all the hacking action. The extended delay is a matter of “logistics”...

New Child of Light developer diary discusses sound and artistic effects

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 11th 2014 - No Comments

Ubisoft has released the second dev diary for Child of Light. The first focused on the art of the game, as well as the story, while this one goes into the preparation and execution of music and sound effects.  Speaking to Coeur de Pirate, who composed the soundtrack, the video also speaks to some of the team as they reveal the emotion behind...

Hidden Thursday: The Forgotten Gem?

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments

We haven’t had a Hidden Thursday post in a while now, that’s because I was running out of hidden gems.  I was racking my brain trying to remember those gems I played as far back as to my first venture into console gaming (The original Nintendo) but nothing stood out to me worthy of a hidden gem mention.  After the last...

Canned Darth Maul Star Wars third-person game footage surfaces

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments

It would appear that Darth Maul was to get his very own Star Wars game for PS3, 360, Wii U and PC. The game was in development at Red Fly Studios, the folks responsible for The Force Unleashed 2 for Wii. The game started development some time in 2010 and development was shuttered within a year. Apparently Mr Star Wars himself George...

New Child of Light developer diary talks story, art direction and more

by Joseph Murphy - on Mar 19th 2014 - No Comments

Ubisoft has released the first Child of Light developer diary. The game is powered by Ubisoft’s Ubi-Art engine which essentially allows the developer to drop and use the team’s concept art assets within hours of completion. The video itself explains the detail and inspiration behind the stunning visuals, as well as the inspiration...

One Piece Unlimited: World Red confirmed for European release this year

by Shane Willoughby - on Mar 12th 2014 - No Comments

Namco-Bandai will release One Piece Unlimited: World Red in World, North America and Australia later this year. Unlimited: World Red will release on PS3, PS Vita, 3DS and Wii U at an unspecific date later in the year. The game had been tipped for a Western release for some time and it took N-B until today to make it official. Check out...

Nintendo of America reveals free Pokémon X & Y offer to newly registered 3DS owners

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 26th 2014 - No Comments

Nintendo of America has unveiled a new offer for gamers which could see them bag a free copy of Pokemon X & Y. The deal applies to newly registered machines only and asks that you head on over to Nintendo’s US Club Nintendo website, and register your console. From there, you have to own at least one of the six featured games...

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition coming to PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U

by Shane Willoughby - on Feb 20th 2014 - No Comments

Warner Bros has revealed that they will be bringing previously PlayStation Vita and 3DS only Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate to both PC and consoles, dubbing it the “Deluxe Edition”. This version of the Armature Studio-developed spin-off includes the same story and gameplay as the original, now with high definition graphics,...

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark formally announced, debut trailer released

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 17th 2014 - No Comments

Activision has formally revealed Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark. The game will complement the latest Transformers film which releases this June and sees players jumps between worlds and factions as they hunt “for an ancient relic as powerful as the Matrix of Leadership – the Dark Spark.” According to details, players...

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark for Xbox One and PS4 appears (then disappears) from Amazon

by Shane Willoughby - on Feb 14th 2014 - No Comments

A listing for Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark appeared ever so briefly on Amazon today, suggesting that the robots in disguise have something planned by way of a new game release later this year. Given that a new feature film is in the works, this doesn’t surprise. Nintendo Life spotted the reference, with Amazon’s...

GBA games heading to Wii U Virtual Console, first titles expected this April

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 14th 2014 - No Comments

Nintendo has confirmed they will be enabling GBA titles for the Wii U Virtual Console this April. Revealing the news via the latest Nintendo Direct, Satoru Iwata confirmed the first batch of titles, expected in April, will consist of Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3, Metroid Fusion and Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. If...

Watch Dogs Wii U faces yet another delay, Ubisoft releases statement

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 11th 2014 - No Comments

Ubisoft has confirmed that Watch Dogs for the Wii U will face yet another delay. The news comes direct via Ubisoft, thanks to Videogamer, and reveals that Wii U owners will have to wait a little longer as Ubisoft places “focus the team’s resources” to deliver the best result possible: “We made the difficult decision...

Arkham Origins devs have “no plans” to patch game, confirms more DLC on the way

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 10th 2014 - No Comments

Well, this isn’t going to go down well at all. Warner Bros. Games has confirmed they have “no plans” on releasing future patches for Batman: Arkham Origins that “address the issues that have been reported” by gamers. The statement comes direct from the Arkham Origins forum and reveals, despite being very...

Moon Chronicles’ debut gameplay trailer is here

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 7th 2014 - No Comments

Renegade Kid has released the debut gameplay trailer for their 3DS title Moon Chronicles. The trailer is brief, ending within a minute, but it goes far enough to grant you tidbit information on the plot as you take on the role of Major Kane. The first episode, One Small Step, will be available for $8.99/€6.99 on the NintendoEShop later...

SEGA announces Sonic Boom. Trans-media “new look” Sonic universe planned

by Shane Willoughby - on Feb 6th 2014 - No Comments

SEGA has announced Sonic Boom for Wii U and 3DS, as well as setting out plans for a new sub-universe for the Sonic franchise which will span games, a new TV show and even a line of toys. Sonic Boom, represents a “new look” for Sonic and the Sonic universe, starting off with a game that will end SEGA’s three game exclusivity...