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Talking Point: Wii U Direct - Tell Us What You Thought

Wii U Direct - Tell Us What You Thought

Or just watch it again

So, Wii U Direct was quite a show from Iwata-san, wasn't it? While there's a tendency for gamers of all types to always want more, we feel confident in saying that Nintendo delivered plenty of announcements and news to intrigue and excite the majority. There were some genuine surprises in there, as well as big announcements...

News: New Footage of Bayonetta 2 and The Wonderful 101 Emerges

New Footage of Bayonetta 2 and The Wonderful 101 Emerges

"Direct" to you, in bite-size form

Today's Nintendo Direct was certainly busy, with lots to digest and footage bursting from every seam — almost literally in the case of Yoshi's upcoming adventure. Nintendo has therefore released some bite-sized segments of the broadcast, including two videos that cover the titles currently being developed by...

News: Wii U Party Will Get The Family Together This Summer

Wii U Party Will Get The Family Together This Summer

Party on Nintendo!

One of the new games revealed during today’s Nintendo Direct was Wii U Party (tentative title), which is heading to Wii U this Summer and is being developed by the same team behind the original Wii Party. It has been revealed that there will be a varity of gameplay styles on offer, and of course the GamePad will be taking...

News: Wii Fit U Gets Social With User Created Miiverse Communities

Wii Fit U Gets Social With User Created Miiverse Communities

Get fit together

If you have over-indulged during the festive period and made a New Year’s resolution to get in shape, you will no doubt appreciate any encouragement you receive from friends and family to stay on track. During today’s Nintendo Direct it was announced that the upcoming Wii Fit U will let players create their own user communities...

News: RPG Mashup to Combine Fire Emblem and Shin-Megami Tensei

RPG Mashup to Combine Fire Emblem and Shin-Megami Tensei

Atlus goes big time with Nintendo

Perhaps the least expected reveal during today's Wii U Direct was confirmation that Nintendo is currently developing an RPG in collaboration with Atlus. Although no title was given it'll combine the franchises of Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem, and as this was part of a global broadcast we can also be sure...

News: Aonuma: Wii U Zelda Is All About "Rethinking Series Conventions"

Aonuma: Wii U Zelda Is All About "Rethinking Series Conventions"

Nintendo has something new planned for Link

Nintendo's Eiji Aonuma has given a few tantalising details regarding the all-new Wii U Legend of Zelda title during today's Wii U Direct. The game will be the second Zelda release for the new console, with an updated version of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker coming later this year. No footage or...

News: Mario Kart Wii U Driving Into E3 This Year

Mario Kart Wii U Driving Into E3 This Year

Should be in gear and playable

In a reassuring segment of today's Wii U Direct, Satoru Iwata announced — in name if not footage — games that will be playing a bigger role later this year. One of these was a new Mario Kart entry, currently in development and, most importantly, planned to be playable at this year's E3. With an over-riding...

News: New Yoshi Title Being Developed By The Guys Behind Kirby's Epic Yarn

New Yoshi Title Being Developed By The Guys Behind Kirby's Epic Yarn

Warning: Beware of extreme cuteness ahead

During today's Wii U Direct broadcast, host Satoru Iwata revealed that the developer behind Kirby's Epic Yarn, Good Feel Inc, is hard at work developing a new title for the Wii U: Yarn Yoshi. This is the first console game to feature Yoshi as the main character since Yoshi’s Story for the Nintendo 64 way...

News: Nintendo Unveils The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD for Wii U

Nintendo Unveils The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD for Wii U

Sailing onto the system this Fall

During today's global Wii U Direct, a fantasy of many Zelda fans was revealed to be true, it was confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is being re-produced and released in HD on Wii U. It's targeted to hit the platform this Fall. As explained by Zelda head man Eiji Aonuma, the decision to re-master...

News: Wii U System Updates Due In Spring And Summer

Wii U System Updates Due In Spring And Summer

Will improve overall system speed

The Wii U menu isn't exactly fast - we know that, and thankfully Nintendo does, too. During today's Wii U Direct, the company confirmed that two Wii U system updates will take place this year - one in the spring and another in the summer - with the aim of speeding up the overall system experience. According to...

News: Wii U Direct Scheduled For Tomorrow

Wii U Direct Scheduled For Tomorrow

A look at new software and services for the Wii U console

Nintendo has today confirmed that a special "Wii U Direct - Nintendo Games" Nintendo Direct will be broadcast worldwide tomorrow (Wednesday 23rd January) and will be hosted by none other than Nintendo President Satoru Iwata. It's due to take place at 2PM GMT / 9AM EST. You can view the...

Nintendo Direct: Watch The Special Pokémon Announcement Right Here

Watch The Special Pokémon Announcement Right Here

Gotta watch it all

Today, Nintendo will be broadcasting a Nintendo Direct focused solely on Pokémon news. The event will take place at 6 AM EST / 3 AM PST / 12 PM CET / 11 AM UK and will be hosted by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. You can watch the video unfold on this very page, and as usual we'll be providing comments during the broadcast...

News: New Pokémon Nintendo Direct Appearing On 8th January

New Pokémon Nintendo Direct Appearing On 8th January

Pokéballs on the ready

Last weekend we reported that Game Freak had promised new Pokémon information on the 8th January. Looks like the big announcement is set to be released, as both Nintendo of Europe and Nintendo of America have revealed via Twitter that a special Nintendo Direct focusing on Pokémon news will be hosted by Nintendo President...

News: Nintendo Is Not Working On Fix For Wii U's Slow OS

Nintendo Is Not Working On Fix For Wii U's Slow OS

We stand corrected

We reported yesterday that Nintendo President Satoru Iwata had apologised for the long loading times when switching between applications on the Wii U. He went on to say that a solution was in the works, but no time-frame was given. That's great, Nintendo took responsibility for this minor hiccup; we all accepted the apology. But...

News: Nintendo Is Sorry For Wii U Load Times, Is Working On A Fix

Nintendo Is Sorry For Wii U Load Times, Is Working On A Fix

Satoru Iwata apologises for lengthy waits when switching between applications

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has publicly apologised for the lengthy loading times endured by Wii U users when moving around the console's operating system. The comments were delivered in a Japanese Nintendo Direct broadcast. Iwata admitted that the load times were an...

Feature: Memorable Nintendo Direct Moments

Memorable Nintendo Direct Moments

Bringing ten memories direct, to you

Over the years, Nintendo’s press conferences have produced some truly memorable moments, showcasing the fun that is at the heart of the company’s development philosophy. E3 showcases for games such as Wii Sports and Wii Fit became show highlights for many attendees, which not only served to promote and...