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News: Oddworld Inhabitants Is No Longer Working On Wii U Stranger's Wrath, But It's Not Canned 

Oddworld Inhabitants Is No Longer Working On Wii U Stranger's Wrath, But It's Not Canned 

"It's not on our radar right now"

Oddworld Inhabitants may have confirmed that New 'n' Tasty is still coming to the Wii U this year, but it would appear that the studio's port of Stranger's Wrath has been put on ice. Responding to a story posted on GoNintendo, the firm pointed out that while the game isn't "cancelled", it is no longer being worked...

Video: New Interviews Uncover Rare's History, Famous Nintendo-Era Games And Tantalising Cancelled Projects

New Interviews Uncover Rare's History, Famous Nintendo-Era Games And Tantalising Cancelled Projects

Witness the Mario Kart killer that never was

Given the amount of love and attention we've bestowed Xbox One title Rare Replay recently, you'd be forgiven for thinking that you'd logged onto our sister site Pure Xbox by mistake. Still, Rare will forever be a major part of Nintendo history, and there's a lot of bonus content in this collection which...

News: Retailer Listing Suggests That Telltale's Acclaimed Walking Dead Series Is Shuffling To Wii U

Retailer Listing Suggests That Telltale's Acclaimed Walking Dead Series Is Shuffling To Wii U

Out in October, apparently

UK retailer GAME has listed Telltale's The Walking Dead series for the Wii U. The "combo pack" features Season 1 and Season 2 and is priced at £29.99. The pre-order page has the release date set for 30th October. The episodic series started over three years ago, and since then has come to a wide range of platforms,...

News: Mario 64 Speedrunner Offers Cash Reward To Anyone Who Can Recreate Mysterious Glitch

Mario 64 Speedrunner Offers Cash Reward To Anyone Who Can Recreate Mysterious Glitch

$1,000 GET!

Super Mario 64 speedrunner Pannenkoek20012 is offering a cool $1,000 to anyone who can reproduce a glitch which has the potential to dramatically change future speedrunning attempts on the famous N64 platformer. The glitch - which was spotted in the game's Tick Tock Clock level and allows the player to skip part of the level - was...

News: Big Update For Cube Creator 3D Arrives This Week

Big Update For Cube Creator 3D Arrives This Week

Includes new environments, blocks and more

Cube Creator 3D from Big John Games is arguably one of the better Minecraft clones available on the 3DS eShop right now. If you’re located in North America you may have already experienced it. If not, perhaps now is a good time to consider downloading the title with the latest update arriving this week...

News: Disney Infinity Sales Struggling To Maintain Momentum

Disney Infinity Sales Struggling To Maintain Momentum

Disney Interactive revenue falls by $58 million

Prior to more recent releases such as Nintendo’s amiibo line, and even the upcoming heavy hitter, LEGO Dimensions, the toys-to-life category has been dominated by Activision’s Skylanders and the Disney Infinity play sets. With market saturation in the toys-to-life category now at an all-time high,...

News: Splatoon's Massive New Update, to Version 2.0.0, is Now Live

Splatoon's Massive New Update, to Version 2.0.0, is Now Live

Squad Battles! Private Battles! New Level Cap! Fashion! More!

It's finally arrived. One of the biggest updates - to version 2.0.0 - for Splatoon is now live, bringing with it a whole load of enhancements; it should automatically download when you next boot up the game. There are some balancing tweaks, of course, but it's the arrival of greater match...

News: Nintendo Wraps Up Another Patent Win in Defence of the DS and 3DS

Nintendo Wraps Up Another Patent Win in Defence of the DS and 3DS

Secure Axcess loses out this time

Nintendo doesn't have a 100% record of winning patent cases, but it does win the majority. It often comfortably sees off particularly frivolous claims on broad technology patents, too - notable defeats have generally come against companies with which Nintendo has previously worked or liaised, not businesses that...

Video: Kids React to Pokémon Snap In Rather Interesting Ways

Kids React to Pokémon Snap In Rather Interesting Ways

Where's that darn Z button?

It's oddly fascinating when young gamers get given a retro game to play, which helps to partly explain the huge success of the REACT channel. Yes, it covers people of all ages reacting to all manner of things, but when you hand a kid a retro controller the results can be - in their way - educational. The latest episode...

Gallery: Check Out Nintendo's Gamescom Booth

Check Out Nintendo's Gamescom Booth

Lots of expo goodies

Earlier today Nintendo went all out with release dates and Gamescom details; the announced line-up of games is pretty substantial for the thousands of attendees likely to flood into the booth. Though the expo in Cologne opens to the public on 6th August, Andy Pearson of Funstock has been at the event today along with press and...

Gallery: Take a Look at the Super Mario Happy Meal Toys Coming to the UK

Take a Look at the Super Mario Happy Meal Toys Coming to the UK

Gotta collect them all

Earlier today we shared the confirmation that Super Mario Happy Meal toys are heading to the UK on 12th August, with stock arriving at outlets throughout the country. It'll result in plenty of people eating more burgers or, alternatively, walking into a fast food restaurant and asking to purchase small toys. Whatever the case,...

Video: Nintendo Challenge Gives You a Super Smash Bros. Target

Nintendo Challenge Gives You a Super Smash Bros. Target

Beat 100,000 points in Smash Run

Nintendo's done some good content on its YouTube channels in the past couple of years, and as a result the Nintendo of America account - particularly - has seen a big boost in its subscriber numbers. That channel now appears to be kicking off a new series, simply called Nintendo Challenge. In this video Bill Trinen...

News: Mega Man Legacy Collection Blasting Onto the 3DS in Early 2016

Mega Man Legacy Collection Blasting Onto the 3DS in Early 2016

That's still technically 'Winter'

Mega Man Legacy Collection arrives soon on the PS4, Xbox One and PC, and Capcom has now given a little clarity to its 'Winter' release window for the 3DS version. It'll arrive on the portable in early 2016 - as a download and a physical retail title - so we can take this off our potential Holiday 2015 line-up...

News: Mighty No. 9 Delayed Until Early 2016

Mighty No. 9 Delayed Until Early 2016

Bugs and online issues to blame

Mighty No. 9 has had an interesting history. Its Kickstarter campaign was a spectacular success, with the desire for a spiritual successor to Mega Man and the leading role of Keiji Inafune causing a huge buzz. As it stands now, however, it's had a visual redesign that's been criticised by some, and now its release has...

News: Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Dominates Japanese Charts, Boosts 3DS Sales

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Dominates Japanese Charts, Boosts 3DS Sales

Wii U sales increase, too

It's that time of the week, once again, for the Japanese Media Create sales charts. Pleasingly for Nintendo a spin-off for one of its most successful franchises has had a strong start, allaying fears that it would struggle to grab attention. That title is Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, which launched with various...

News: Super Mario Happy Meal Toys Hit The UK On 12th August

Super Mario Happy Meal Toys Hit The UK On 12th August

Supersize me!

Move over Minions, it's Super Mario's time to take over McDonald's Happy Meals in the UK. From 12th August anyone who buys a Happy Meal will be treated to a Super Mario toy, starting with a Mario Visor and a Yoshi toy. A reader who wishes to remain anonymous shared these photos with us. This follows a similar promotion from March...

News: Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty Wii U Screens Remind Us That It's Due This Year

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty Wii U Screens Remind Us That It's Due This Year

It's happening

Update: Below are another four screens showing the work in progress build for Wii U, with release due in 2015. Original Article: Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty is a critically acclaimed remaster - it's far more than a simple remake - that's gone down well on various systems. Its Wii U release has been elusive and long delayed,...

News: Nintendo Confirms September amiibo Release Details for North America

Nintendo Confirms September amiibo Release Details for North America

Triple-pack confirmed, Mii Fighters now due in triple pack in November

New waves of amiibo are still hot news for Nintendo gamers, and North American fans now have information on the next batch of figures heading to the region in September; in addition we have confirmation of a new triple pack, in addition to another that was recently leaked. The...

News: Just Dance 2016 Gets The Party Started With New Showtime Feature And Tracks

Just Dance 2016 Gets The Party Started With New Showtime Feature And Tracks

It's showtime!

Who says the Wii U does't get any third party games? Each year it's almost guaranteed to get the latest instalment of Ubisoft's dance series behemoth, and in October you'll be able to strut your funky stuff with Just Dance 2016. Today, at Gamescom, Ubisoft announced nine new tracks for Just Dance 2016 and revealed a new lip-syncing...

News: Nintendo Confirms Full Gamescom Line-Up

Nintendo Confirms Full Gamescom Line-Up

Including Shovel Knight's 'Plague of Shadows' DLC

Nintendo has been keen to ahead of Gamescom opening to the public with a range of announcements for Europe, covered in other articles, and has also outlined its plans for the show itself. If you are heading along to the world's biggest gaming expo this weekend in Cologne, Nintendo is keen to keep you...

News: LEGO Marvel's Avengers Will Assemble in January 2016

LEGO Marvel's Avengers Will Assemble in January 2016

Pre-order at GameStop and get a Silver Centurion Iron Man LEGO mini figure

If you're a fan of LEGO games and The Avengers, then you are in for a treat as LEGO Marvel's Avengers is getting ready to assemble on the Wii U and 3DS on 29th January 2016 in Europe and on 26th January in North America; this is perhaps a little later than expected, though...