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Report Claims That Nintendo Will Stop Producing Wii Us This Year
There have been a ton of reports claiming that the Wii U is not long for this world We've heard many rumours about Nintendo intending to announce, and possibly even launch the Nintendo NX this year, which is exciting. Well, here is another report, this time by Japanese outlet Nikkei (via God is a Geek) which adds credence to the[...]
Rumor Says Nintendo NX Is Launching This Year With Zelda
What's more, the long gestating Zelda Wii U game is set to be simultaneously released on both the Wii U and the NX, much in the way Twilight Princess was on both the Gamecube and Wii. This isn't the first time we've heard reports about the NX launching this year either Nothing is confirmed here obviously,[...]
This Pokken Tournament Cinematic Is Super Anime
The fighting game comes out on Wii U next month. To get you in the mood, here is the opening cinematic for the game It shows all kinds of battles, and of course, that dark Mewtwo I mean, lore wise, I don't know how that is possible, but just go with it, aye? Take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HujzMCu3RMVideo can't[...]
The Last Super Smash Brothers Nintendo Direct Is Happening Next Week
There is one more Nintendo Direct set for this year, and it just so happens to be the last one centred exclusively on Super Smash Brothers Wii U. It was announced today that the Direct will be with us on December 15th at 5PM ET It's not known what the direct will hold, but you'd have[...]
Cloud Strife Coming To Super Smash Bros.
Adam Cook writes for Bleeding Cool… Not content with announcing a remake of Final Fantasy VII, making my life seem worthwhile and complete, Square have teamed up with Nintendo to bring Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII to Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS as a playable character. Nintendo have revealed a new trailer that shows Cloud[...]
Pokken Tournament Coming Spring 2016 With Shadow Mewtwo Amiibo Card
Adam Cook writes for Bleeding Cool… Nintendo has announced that Pokken Tournament (the weird stadium fighting game type thing) is coming to Wii U in Spring of 2016 at the Nintendo Direct today. Further to that, it let us know that Shadow Mewtwo is available as an Amiibo card in the first production run, allowing you to[...]
Twilight Princess HD Announced For Wii U During Nintendo Direct
By Adam Cook In the latest Nintendo Direct, Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed the secret we already kinda knew, that Twilight Princess is coming to Wii U in HD, along with a Wolf Link Amiibo. There will be a bundle including both the game and Amiibo, and it's coming on March 4, 2016, and the soundtrack will be a[...]
Super Mario Maker Has Sold 1 Million Copies Worldwide
It really is a fascinating game, and hopefully it keeps charging the Wii U platform. Super Mario Maker has been everywhere of late You can't go two clicks on Twitter or YouTube without getting tons of digitised codes for created levels thrown in your face And that is great It's amazing to see people getting[...]
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Gets A Release Date
We haven't had a Mario Tennis in a long while, so bringing the gang out to smash aces and make lobs should be pretty refreshing on Wii U hardware. I'm a big fan of Mario Tennis It isn't quite as good as Mario Kart, but in terms of the Mario based sport asides, I think[...]
The Splatoon Amiibo Functionality In Mario Maker Is Delightful
You can place some of your Amiibo on your Wii U gamepad and then take control of a corresponding 8-bit sprite in the game. And the Splatoon figure's capabilities might be the most adorable As Destructoid pointed out, Nintendo Japan posted this video, showing you can play as a kid on land and then a squid[...]
A Real Awesome Shovel Knight Amiibo Has Been Announced
On Wii U, he enables co-op mode, while on 3DS, he opens up exclusive challenge maps. Here is the announcement trailer, which was handled by the lovely boys and girls at Game Grumps Take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBI9kvbaQVQVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Shovel Knight – amiibo Reveal Trailer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBI9kvbaQVQ) [...]
The Rayman Creator Has Made A Super Mario Maker Level
It will be quite intriguing to see if the Ancel level 'feels' like an Ancel level. Take a look at this video of him designing it, although granted you may not understand too much unless you speak French. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQdY9mniejwVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Super Mario Maker – Michel Ancel donne ses conseils avec Super[...]
The Wii U Has Sold 10 Million Units In Its Lifespan
The Wii U has had a a bit of a torrid go of it this console generation After the insane success of the Wii, the Wii U has had a very tempered lifespan thus far. Here is a little reason for Nintendo to celebrate though In their financial report today, it was announced the console had[...]
Super Mario Maker Getting Limited Editions With Neat Retro Mario Amiibos
Super Mario Maker is undoubtedly the biggest release coming to Wii U this year The game captured people's imaginations at E3 this year and it was really one of the surprises of the show. That's why I'm sure these limited edition versions of the games will catch the eye of many Nintendo elite These packs will[...]
Project Cars Officially Cancelled For Wii U
A few months ago we heard from Slightly Mad Studios who said that the Wii U version of the game was struggling considerably Perhaps that is why it shouldn't be surprising that the game has now been officially cancelled. Speaking to Nintendo Life, developer head Ian Bell, confirmed the version was no longer imminent, but hinted[...]