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Nintendo “preparing” for next console, “a single title” could change fate of Wii U

by Joseph Murphy - on May 15th 2014 - No Comments

Nintendo has revealed they are working on their next video game console and that the firm has “a clear idea to some extent about the direction our next hardware is going to take.” The news comes thanks to a Q&A session held during Nintendo’s annual financial results briefing in which Nintendo’s president Satoru...

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty priced. Release date to be announced before E3

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 25th 2014 - No Comments

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty still does not have a release date, but it has a price. The reworking of the original Abe’s Oddysee will set you back all of €24.99 for PC, Linux, Wii U, PS3, PS4 and Vita. PlayStation versions will allow for Cross Save and Cross Buy. We are promised that a launch date, to go with that price, will...

Mario and Luigi Mario Kart 8 Premium Wii U Bundles available May 30th

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 24th 2014 - No Comments

Nintendo will release a couple of very special Mario Kart 8 Premium Wii U Bundle come May 30th. Red Mario and Green Luigi bundles will be available from launch day and will not only include a copy of the game and a console but a Wii U Mario/Luigi red/green wheel, Mario/Luigi Wii U gamepad protector, Mario/Luigi hat, a Mario/Luigi Wii...

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”...

EA’s Peter Moore apologises after “stupid” Wii U Frostbite joke

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 2nd 2014 - No Comments

EA’s COO Peter Moore has issued a public apology to Nintendo after an April 1st joke from the official twitter account for the Frostbite game engine. The joke, which has since been deleted, clearly took a jab at Nintendo’s struggling console with the team behind Frostbite mocking the Wii U “is the most powerful Gen4...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Batman Arkham Origins Wii U DLC cancelled

by Shane Willoughby - on Jan 31st 2014 - No Comments

Warner Bros has decided that all incoming story related DLC for Batman Arkham Origins has been cancelled on Nintendo Wii. “Based on demand for DLC content on the system, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has made the decision to remove its offering of the upcoming all-new story campaign for Wii U,” Warner said in an official...

DS Virtual Console coming to Wii U, Nintendo overcomes “technical hurdles”

by Joseph Murphy - on Jan 30th 2014 - No Comments

Nintendo has confirmed a DS virtual console is heading to the Wii U. Details come direct from Nintendo, via an investor conference, and reveal the firm has overcome “technical hurdles” that had previously prevented the DS from appearing on the Wii U. The image below helps to demonstrate the DS title Brain Age being displayed...

Super Mario Galaxy’s Rosalina joins the Super Smash Bros. roster

by Shane Willoughby - on Dec 18th 2013 - No Comments

Super Mario Galaxy’s Rosalina has been added to the Super Smash Bros fighter roster. Rosalina will fight alongside Luma. Rosalina joins the roster off the back of an appearance as a bonus unlockable character in Super Mario 3D World and as a new challenger on the starting line in the next Mario Kart You can see her in action below....

Dr. Luigi coming to Wii U on New Years Eve

by Shane Willoughby - on Dec 18th 2013 - No Comments

Ninty’s Year of Luigi will bow out in style with the release of Dr. Luigi on December 31st for Wii U on the eShop. Dr. Luigi hearkens back to the the classic puzzler action of the Dr. Mario experience that influences it. The game  will see the virus-busting gameplay of old with a few extras including new L-shaped pills that can...

Deus Ex: Universe will be PC and next-gen only. No Wii U cut on the cards

by Shane Willoughby - on Dec 7th 2013 - No Comments

Square-Enix and EIDOS Montreal are making a new Deus Ex, that much we know. The new game, rumoured to be titled Deus Ex: Universe has now started appearing on developer LinkedIn CVs, all of which point to a PC and PS4 and Xbox One release for the title. Of the developers listed by the report of DSOG, level designer Clemence Maurer has...