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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...

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...

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...

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...

Watch Dogs trademark lapses, Ubisoft “working” with USPTO to resinstate it

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 4th 2014 - No Comments

Word spread over the weekend that the trademark for Ubisoft Watch Dogs title had lapsed, casting a sudden flurry of doubt over the project, but it appears that all is under control afterall. Ubisoft has released an official confirmation on the situation, via gameinformer, to confirm the trademark has indeed lapsed, but that they are...

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor to offer single player experience only, will miss Wii U

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 4th 2014 - No Comments

Monolith has confirmed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will only offer gamers a single player experience. Confirming the news on twitter, the studio revealed all effort is being placed on a single player adventure, rather than spreading the studio’s muscle over a co-op and/or multiplayer mode: @TobiasKarlsson_ Alas, no co-op. Shadow...

Sonic next-gen title coming to PS4, Xbox One, Wii U in 2015

by Shane Willoughby - on Feb 1st 2014 - No Comments

It would appear that a new Sonic The Hedgehog game is in development for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, as well as Wii U. Wii U has already benefited from Sonic Lost World and Sonic and Mario at the Winter Olympic Games: Sochi 2014. A third title was supposedly in development for Wii U exclusively, however, an advert spotted at last week’s...