Category Archives: Wii/Wii U

Xenoblade Chronicles X Special Edition Pre-Orders Available Now [Updated]

[Update] Wow, that was fast – Xenoblade Chronicles X Special Edition for Wii U has already sold out over on Amazon. Hopefully you managed to get your pre-order in before the stock depleted.


Earlier today, Nintendo announced that North …

Shovel Knight Amiibo Officially Available for Pre-Order

Yesterday we reported that the Brighton branch of UK retailer GAME made a bit of a goof by announcing the Shovel Knight amiibo on Twitter; a full day before its official announcement.

Today we’re happy to tell you that …

Shovel Knight Amiibo Leaked by UK Retailer GAME, Available to Pre-Order in Germany

A little earlier today, the Brighton branch of UK retailer GAME posted an image to Twitter announcing that the Shovel Knight amiibo will be available to pre-order from tomorrow, August 28th.

It’s a little odd that one branch of …

Super Mario Maker WiiU Bundle Now Available for Pre-Order

Earlier today it transpired that mega corporation and destination of many a comical character Walmart would be selling the Super Mario Maker WiiU bundle. Not just that, but the bundle would be exclusive to the retailer.

Well, pre-orders are …

Konami Wants to Know Which of Its Games You Play and How You Want to Play Them

A while ago, Konami announced that it would be shifting more of its resources towards mobile gaming while still putting out titles for home consoles and the PC.

It’s a sign of the times that one of the biggest …

Uncharted 4, Battleborn, Rainbow Six: Siege & More to be Shown at GameStop Expo Next Month

GameStop’s annual gaming event show will be taking place next month in fabulous Las Vegas where many a game will be shown to the clamouring public.

While tickets aren’t exactly cheap and the logistics might be too much for …

Watch Wipeout/F-Zero X’s Lovechild Fast Racing Neo in 60FPS Gameplay Footage

Fast Racing Neo looks like the child that Wipeout and F-Zero X would have had if they had ended up getting together one night for a steamy session of – you get the idea. The fast-paced racer will be …

Call of Duty Black Ops II Still Has Over 11 Million Monthly Users

Call of Duty is the gaming phenomenon that people love to hate. Seriously, bring up the shooter in any gaming related discussion and you’ll find the opinion is split amongst gamers. To be fair, we’ve engaged in these petty …

Guitar Hero Live Will Include Singing as Well as Guitars

Better start baking some apology muffins for the neighbours – we’ve just found out that Guitar Hero Live won’t just be making a din with heavy metal riffs, but will also include singing gameplay. Yikes.

Perhaps in an effort …

Square Enix: High Cost of Game Development is Not a Problem

At least not according to Square Enix CEO Phil Rogers during an interview with Examiner.

A big point we heard from developers all throughout the seventh generation of consoles is how high the development cost of games was …

Multiple Retailers Change Mighty No. 9 Release Date to 2016

Oh dear, some bad news may be afoot – Mighty No. 9 has had its release date changed by several big retailers. It’s not official just yet, but the fact that Amazon, Walmart and GameStop have all changed …

You Can Pick Up New Super Mario Maker Amiibo Edition From Amazon.de

Amiibo figures have become the bane of many a parent’s life as kids kick and scream while insisting that they just have to have every one of the figures under the sun.

Collectors are also being punished by the

Phil Spencer Reckons the ‘Parity Clause’ is Dead; Explains That There is No Clause, Just Requirements

One of the more controversial policies within gaming is the ‘parity clause.’ It’s been an irksome one to say the least, both for developers and players eager to get their hands on the latest games.

It was a common …

Sad Day in Gaming as Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Dies

It’s with sadness in our hearts and Iwata’s family in our minds that we report the passing of Nitendo’s President Satoru Iwata.

Iwata hadn’t been in the best of health, which probably explains his absense at this year’s E3. …

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Dated for Xbox One Release, Coming Later This Month [Update]

[Update] The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth will also be hitting the WiiU and New Nintendo 3DS on the same date, as revealed by the developers official twitter account. Double win!

The critically acclaimed indie-game The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth …

E3 2015: First Impressions of the Xbox Elite Controller and Super Mario Maker

Now that E3 2015 has come to a close, I’ve put together a roundup covering two of the standout launches: the Xbox One Elite Controller and Super Mario Maker.

Microsoft emerged as the big winners of E3 this year, …

Hilarious Rap Sums Up E3 2015 Beautifully – Seriously, It’s Bloody Brilliant [NSFW]

E3 may seem like a distant memory now, but the fun doesn’t have to stop yet, does it?

Of course not! At least not just yet. Today we’re happy to bring you a summary of E3 2015 from Youtube …