Category Archives: Wii/Wii U

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 …

Devil’s Third Removed from ‘Future Releases’ on WiiU, Itagaki Insists it’s Coming West

One the most exciting, albeit bonkers, games for the Nintendo WiiU is undoubtedly Itagaki’s chaotic shooter, Devil’s Third.

It doesn’t have a Western release date at the moment, something that’s worrying fans of Itagaki’s work.

The game has featured …

NeoGaf’s E3 2015 Awards: Horizon: Zero Dawn Trumps Uncharted 4 for Top Spot

Influential gaming super-forum NeoGaf has (like the rest of us) been keeping a close eye on E3 2015. Naturally, then, thousands of forum users have taken to the digital polls to give their verdict on what impressed the most …

Splatoon Leaked DLC: Check Out the New Sploosh-o-matic Weapon in Action

Some computer-hacking geniuses are giving Nintendo a reason to reach for the aspirin: Splatoon is having all of its unreleased DLC leaked out before the firm has even announced it. Yeah, headache inducing stuff.

If you’re not all that …

8-Bit Super Mario Amiibo Leaked… By Nintendo

E3 usually means lots of leaks from unnamed sources, insiders, outsiders, Dave’s granny’s friend from bingo – you get the point. So it’s always a little bit surprising when companies themselves spill the beans ahead of time.

The latest …

Nintendo Officially Confirms Roy and Lucas for Super Smash Bros; New Info On Amiibos & Prices

Leaks, leaks, leaks. We bloody love them. Granted, they may spoil a few surprises here and there, but at least this one isn’t a really massive spoiler.

It was reported yesterday that Roy would be added as a playable …

Wii U Exclusive Devil’s Third Coming to Europe August 28th, North America Possibly Same Date

The Wii U exclusive Devil’s Third will be releasing on the Wii U (obviously) on August 28th in Europe, as announced by platform holder Nintendo.

It’s great news for Europeans looking to get involved in the bonkers shooter, but …

Splatoon Takes Top Spot at Major Japanese Retailer, Witcher 3 Slips Downwards; No Xbox One Games Rank

The weekly round of up of what’s hot and what’s not has been released by major Japanese retailer Tsutaya.

This week’s top seller in overall is once again Nintendo’s Splatoon after seeing a very healthy release in Japan as …

Xeodrifter Drifting on to Wii U Soon; Will Have Cross-Buy Initiative of Sorts

UK retailers may be shunning the Wii U, but that hasn’t stopped the nice flow of games coming to the console. We’ve recently seen the colorful Splatoon release by way of Nintendo and their first-party publishing and now we’re …

UK Retailer Confirms It’s Ditching Support for Wii U and Wii U Games… Sort of

Last week a rumour emerged that UK retailer ASDA (part of the Walmart group) would be dropping Nintendo’s consoles from its shelves and the games would be going along with them.

Well, it turns out it’s true. Sort of.…

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Plus Toad Amiibo Wii U Bundle Spotted

Brace yourselves, and your wallets, there’s a new Amiibo bundle incoming, or at least two of the biggest retailers seem to think so.

Amazon Germany and GAME Spain both have a new Amiibo up on their sites, though the …