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News: NBA 2K14 Won't Be Slam Dunking On Wii U

NBA 2K14 Won't Be Slam Dunking On Wii U

I am Jack's complete lack of surprise

NBA 2K14 is jogging onto the court this Autumn, but one of the formats it won't be gracing is the Wii U — despite the fact that the prequel was a launch title for the system. Speaking to Kotaku, Jason Argent, the senior vice president of sports operations for 2K Games, explained the reason for the snub: We...

News: PES 2014 Will Not Be Dispensed On Wii U

PES 2014 Will Not Be Dispensed On Wii U

Poor PES 2013 sales means there's no 3DS version either

EA created quite a stir last month when it confirmed FIFA 14, its next iteration in is popular football franchise, would be skipping the Wii U and would only be making it to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, as well as the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One - when they arrive. Of course that means...

News: Need For Speed Rivals Not Screeching Onto Wii U

Need For Speed Rivals Not Screeching Onto Wii U

It'll only be available on rival consoles

A couple of days ago, EA announced the next game in the Need for Speed series. This one will be known as Need for Speed Rivals and is being developed by Swedish studio Ghost Games. This iteration is set to come into view later this year and features an open-world environment where players can either take...

News: Dying Light Set To Skip Wii U

Dying Light Set To Skip Wii U

Newly announced survival horror title won't be coming to Wii U

Warner Bros. Interactive announced a new first-person survival horror game yesterday in the form of Dying Light. It's being developed by Polish developer Techland - the studio behind Dead Island - and was announced for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, as well as current-gen systems...

News: Sniper Elite V2 on Wii U Lacks Online Co-Op and DLC

Sniper Elite V2 on Wii U Lacks Online Co-Op and DLC

Hardly the "definitive version"

Sniper Elite V2 has arrived in stores in Europe and North America with next to no fanfare. When little is said about a port landing on Wii U, and its publisher hasn't even arranged a downloadable eShop version, alarm bells should ring. Yet there's no escaping Miiverse, and it's quickly emerged — thanks to early...

News: WWE 2K14 Set To Skip Wii U

WWE 2K14 Set To Skip Wii U

A low blow

Back in February Take-Two snapped up the WWE license after the demise of THQ and duly filed it under its 2K brand of sports titles. During its financial briefing, 2K Sports announced a 29th October release date for WWE 2K14 in North America, though unfortunately it won't be showing up on Wii U as Eurogamer has been informed it's only...

News: Insomniac Not Working On Wii U, Considers It More "Current Gen" Than "Next Gen"

Insomniac Not Working On Wii U, Considers It More "Current Gen" Than "Next Gen"

Here we go again

Insomniac Games — the studio behind Ratchet And Clank, Resistance and Spyro — has a history of working on Sony systems, but has recently gone multi-platform with the forthcoming Fuse. However, the company has ruled out creating games for the Wii U. Speaking to IGN, Insomniac CEO Ted Price said: Wii-U is something I'd consider...

News: Wii U Owners Shunned Again As Warner Refuses To Reveal Injustice DLC Release Date

Wii U Owners Shunned Again As Warner Refuses To Reveal Injustice DLC Release Date

"We have not made any DLC announcements for Wii U"

If you own Injustice: Gods Among Us on the Xbox 360 or PS3, then you can enjoy some nice additional downloadable content right now. However, if you bought the same game for the Wii U — for the same price, naturally — then you're out of luck as far as DLC is concerned. At the time of release,...

News: Karateka Gets The Karate Chop From The Wii U eShop

Karateka Gets The Karate Chop From The Wii U eShop

Sorry, Prince of Persia fans

There were some pleased retro gamers last year when an ESRB rating suggested that a Karateka remake was coming to Wii U. The original was an action game from 1984 developed by Prince of Persia creator Jordan Mechner; nostalgia went into a minor overload at the thought of an enhanced remake with modern visuals. And yet...

News: SEGA Reveals Castle of Illusion HD But There's No Mention of Nintendo Versions

SEGA Reveals Castle of Illusion HD But There's No Mention of Nintendo Versions

Wii U and 3DS appear to have been left out

Last week we reported on a teaser trailer from SEGA that showed off a game that looked remarkably like a new Castle of Illusion game. As if there was ever any doubt, it's been confirmed but astonishingly a Wii U or 3DS version was not mentioned. Castle of Illusion HD will be released on Xbox Live Arcade,...

News: Activision Confirms Fast & Furious: Showdown Won't Be Coming To Australia

Activision Confirms Fast & Furious: Showdown Won't Be Coming To Australia

Are you surprised?

Last month Australian retailer EB Games confirmed Fast & Furious: Showdown would be coming to Wii U. However, it has now emerged that Australia will ironically not be getting the game, as Activision has confirmed it won't be made available Down Under. This represents the fourth Activision Wii U title that will never see the...

News: SEGA Still Not Talking About Aliens: Colonial Marines On Wii U

SEGA Still Not Talking About Aliens: Colonial Marines On Wii U

No news is good news?

Aliens: Colonial Marines is one of those games that may never see the light of day on the Wii U — many of you may not be bothered at this stage about its status, but it's still a pity nonetheless. As we all know, the game was scheduled for release in the Wii U launch window, which technically ended on the 31st March — five...

News: European Release of Devil Survivor Overclocked Marred By Game-Breaking Bugs

European Release of Devil Survivor Overclocked Marred By Game-Breaking Bugs

Ghostlight is working on a fix

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked was released a couple of days ago in Europe but it appears there are a few issues with it that are causing 3DS owners to become a little agitated. Unfortunately, the problems are more than just a mild irritation as they stop the player from progressing. For example, using...

News: Dead Island: Riptide Is Skipping Wii U

Dead Island: Riptide Is Skipping Wii U

Game engine would need to be rewritten, says producer

Zombie-slaying sequel Dead Island: Riptide is joining Saints Row 4 as another title which isn't coming to the Wii U. Speaking in an interview with Digital Spy, Deep Silver producer Alexander Toplansky revealed that the port wasn't happening because his team would have to rewrite the game's...