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News: Zumba Fitness World Party Is Dancing Awkwardly Towards Wii U And Wii This October

Zumba Fitness World Party Is Dancing Awkwardly Towards Wii U And Wii This October

Burning blubber

Majesco has confirmed that the next instalment in its best-selling Zumba Fitness range will be hitting the Wii U and Wii this October. With 40 new songs to get fit to and an "extraordinary" roster of celebrity Zumba instructors, Zumba Fitness World Party is a significant enhancement of what has gone before. On both Wii U and Wii,...

News: Dakko Dakko Reveals Wii U Exclusive Scram Kitty And His Buddy On Rails

Dakko Dakko Reveals Wii U Exclusive Scram Kitty And His Buddy On Rails

Former Q-Games developer working on Wii U debut

UK-based studio Dakko Dakko has confirmed it is working on an exclusive Wii U title by the name of Scram Kitty And His Buddy On Rails. Dakko Dakko is based in Cardiff and is run by Rhodri Broadbent, who worked at Q-Games on Star Fox Command and is a lifelong Nintendo fan. The studio's previous games...

News: Activision Announces Skylanders Swap Force For Wii U, Wii And 3DS

Activision Announces Skylanders Swap Force For Wii U, Wii And 3DS

Swap shop

It seems our intuition was correct - we predicted yesterday that a new Skylanders release was in the offing, and Activision has dropped the bombshell by announcing Skylanders Swap Force, the next instalment in the million-selling series. It's coming to all major Nintendo platforms, too. As the name suggests, the focus of this new range...

News: Sniper Elite V2 Confirmed For Active Duty On Wii U

Sniper Elite V2 Confirmed For Active Duty On Wii U

Right between the eyes

There's no smoke without fire, as they say. As we reported last week, World War II title Sniper Elite V2 has today been confirmed as coming to the Wii U later this year - Spring, to be precise. The game originally launched on the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC last year, and is developed by UK-based Rebellion Developments. 505 Games...

News: LEGO Laying More Bricks With Legends Of Chima This Year

LEGO Laying More Bricks With Legends Of Chima This Year

Coming to 3DS and DS

Warner Bros. and TT Games have revealed the next installment in the increasingly popular LEGO series. The title isn't based on a popular TV series or movie - it's a completely new game, based on LEGO's new Legends of Chima line of figures which is set to launch in 2013. The game - LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval's Journey, to give...

News: No Voice Support For Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed On Wii U

No Voice Support For Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed On Wii U

Developer cites Wii U voice chat limitations as reason for omission

Developer Sumo Digital has confirmed that Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed will not have voice chat support on Wii U. The news comes less than a week after a Nintendo representative confirmed that in-game voice chat will not be possible through the GamePad's built-in...

News: Ken's Rage Cannot Be Contained By PS3 And 360 Alone, Wii U Version Confirmed

Ken's Rage Cannot Be Contained By PS3 And 360 Alone, Wii U Version Confirmed

Fist of the North Star sequel says you're already dead

The sequel to 360 and PS3 brawler Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage has been confirmed as coming to the Wii U. Based on one of the most famous anime franchises of all time, Ken's Rage 2 looks disarmingly similar to its prequel and uses Koei's long-running Dynasty Warriors template as its...

News: Project P-100 Gets a New Name: The Wonderful 101

Project P-100 Gets a New Name: The Wonderful 101

Platinum Games' superhero epic sheds its working title

Project P-100 is one of the Wii U's more unexpected delights; even when it was announced, it seemed to slip under the radar of many Nintendo fans. Not us, though - when we previewed it back in June, we found it to be a highly enjoyable romp. The game - which is being produced by Hideki Kamiya...

News: Speed Demons, Rejoice - Zordix Is Bringing Moto Racing To 3DS

Speed Demons, Rejoice - Zordix Is Bringing Moto Racing To 3DS

13 million copies downloaded on smartphones

Developer Zordix has confirmed that it is bringing its successful Moto Racing series to the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Aqua Moto Racing 3D and Snow Moto Racing 3D are based on existing smartphone titles, and will both get a face-lift prior to their launch on Nintendo's popular handheld. Zordix's CEO Matti...

Rumour: Nintendo to Launch Wii U on 18th November in North America

Nintendo to Launch Wii U on 18th November in North America

Oops!

The launch date for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console looks set to be 18th November for North America, if rumours are to be believed. During a presentation at the GameStop managers’ conference in Texas the Wii U launch date was leaked by an employee of PDP, who make gaming accessories. PDP’s community manager went into damage control...

News: EA Sports to Reveal Wii U Games Next Month

EA Sports to Reveal Wii U Games Next Month

Madden-ing wait

EA Sports will lift the lid on its Wii U titles next month, says IGN. The publisher is hosting an open house in the middle of July where it will make Wii U-related announcements. Back in May EA Sports announced FIFA 13 for Wii U and at E3 2011 EA's John Riccitiello mused about Madden NFL on Wii U, so you can expect to hear details...

E3 2012: Ubi's Wii U-Exclusive Zombie Shooter ZombiU

Ubi's Wii U-Exclusive Zombie Shooter ZombiU

Braainnss

Not content with showing off more of Rayman Legends for Wii U, Ubisoft's also lifted the lid on ZombiU, a Wii U-exclusive zombie-based survival horror. It's actually an evolution of last year's Killer Freaks from Outer Space, but with zombies instead of aliens. The publisher showed off a very lengthy trailer showing Dead Rising-style...

News: Rabbids Rumble Confirmed for 3DS

Rabbids Rumble Confirmed for 3DS

We knew it

A few weeks back we unearthed an age rating for Rabbids Rumble and Ubisoft gave us no comment. Now we know the game's real, as we have a press release and assets. Rabbids Rumble has minigames — of course — but also has a turns-based combat system that promises "intense battles mixing tactics with the Rabbid’s classic wackiness"...