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Zelda Wii U Wasn't Shown At E3 Because It Is Further Off Then You Think
Zelda Wii U was one of the clear absentees of E3 In a Nintendo Digital conference that could have sorely needed it, the game could have really livened up proceedings. There's a reason for the game didn't show too, and you aren't going to like it It seems Zelda is pretty far off For what was meant[...]
E3: Star Fox Zero Gameplay Shown Off During Nintendo Direct
Star Fox is probably one of the only series I get genuinely nostalgic about so the fact that we now have seen the long awaited Star Fox Wii U game has me buzzing. The game is called Star Fox Zero, is being design by Shigeru Miyamoto and it is coming Holiday 2015 This trailer shows old friends[...]
Mario Maker Gets A Release Window For This Year
3 and New Super Mario Wii U. Giving that tool over to a community that have been playing Mario games for nigh on 30 years now could create some powerful experiences Last night during Nintendo Direct, we got a release window too, announcing that the game would hit during September. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cT-ZKdT5mBo[/youtube] Thanks to IGN for the embed. My only[...]
Zelda Wii U Is No Longer Planned For 2015
In a move that should surprise no one, Nintendo have today announced that the untitled Zelda Wii U game is getting pushed out of 2015. In a video message to fans, the game's producer Eiji Aonuma addressed the problem directly saying: I must apologize to all of you who were expecting the game by year's end, but we are[...]
Nintendo Boss Thinks Wii U Is Just One Game Away From Being Successful
The Wii U had a great year last year with Mario Kart 8, Bayonetta 2 and Super Smash Brothers generating a huge amount of goodwill around the console Sadly, that hasn't quite translated in to huge sales. During a Third Quarter Results Briefing, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata said he believes that can all change with one[...]
StarFox Will Be Playable At E3 To Get Ready For Release This Year
That could be rose tinted glasses, but for me, StarFox really is an extremely tight series with ingenious design at its core. As you can probably guess, I'm pretty excited about the Shigeru Miyamoto designed Wii U StarFox that is set to come out later this year Nintendo confirmed during The Game Awards that it would[...]
Nintendo Have Stopped Selling Their Consoles In Brazil
Games like Mario Kart 8, Bayonetta 2 and Super Smash Brothers have meant the Wii U has a lot of reasons to justify a purchase That is even before we get into the Amiibo madness. Sadly though, if you're in Brazil and looking to pick one up, you may not be able to In a statement via UOL[...]
There Is A New Nintendo Console Seemingly In Development
Nintendo had a knock out year in 2014 as the Wii U transformed into one of the best consoles on the market Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Brothers Wii U, Hyrule Warriors, Amiibos and Bayonetta 2 made the Wii U the best console for first party games this year In fact, Nintendo was one of the[...]
Nintendo Show Off New Zelda And Confirm Star Fox For Next Year
It doesn't seem too long ago we were all pleading to them to give the Wii U great content Now we have Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Brothers, Amiibos, arguably the best showing at E3 and an exciting slate of games coming in the future The company has had a killer year. That was capped off[...]
Sweet Release! Borderlands The Pre-Sequel!, The Evil Within, The Walking Dead Seasons 1 & 2, Sleeping Dogs, PlayStation TV, Duck Dynasty
By Jared Cornelius Welcome back for another rundown of the week's hot new video game tape releases.  This week we've got two main themes, re-releases and horror, with a bit of both blended in for good measure.  That's right, dear reader, we're getting a couple of repackaging's including hardware this week.  We're seeing quite a few titles showing up for the[...]
Every Day I'm Shoveling – 8 Bit Nostalgia Done Right In Shovel Knight
When you hit a button, Shovel Knight follows his digital instructions.  It never felt like when I died, it was the game's fault, but my own mistake.   The movement is smooth and fluid, the jumping feels tight and precise which is a must for any platformer.  The games movement has shades of both Capcom's Mega Man[...]
Live(ish) From The Games Shop – Shovel Knight, Beat Hazard, McPixel, July's Free Games
By Jared Cornelius   Welcome back to Live(ish) From The Games Shop.  I was content to keep complaining about the lack of releases again, because unsurprisingly this is another barren week.  However, a bright shining star was released on Friday, escaping last week's column.  So I'm going to gush about that, then give you a couple of quality download titles[...]
Picking up the Slack – Nintendo Frolicks At E3
By Phil Harris Following the launch of the Wii U, Nintendo have been struggling to make up ground on the other two competitors Whilst they were in attendance in force in the games play section of E3 last year they replaced the normal press conference with a rather sterile video, containing the CEO showing us an[...]
License To Kill It: Licensed Games That Do It Right
 Games that would never to be held up as a critical darling, only existing to be pointed to and laughed at.  I said it in that article and I'll say it again, everyone who's played a game can point to some awful licensed title.  Games like Maximum Carnage, Dragon Ball Z, Superman, hell anyone remember the Aquaman game for GameCube and Xbox?  But I[...]
Of Fan Disappointment and Nintendo Directs
But there is some disappointment that we as fans can control, and that's what this article is about. To discuss this, I will use the latest Nintendo Direct and the general fan reaction to it as my primary example.  For those of you who were unaware, in the latter part of the Wii's lifetime, Nintendo introduced[...]
The Wonderful 101 Remembers That Superheroes Should Be Wonderful
It's a superhero video game made by cult Japanese developer Platinum Games for the Wii U, the games console that no one is buying I don't even know if any of our readers have it Anyway, I was over at a friend's place, he had a Wii U, and had downloaded the demo for the[...]