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News: Capcom's Projections Tumble As Monster Hunter 4 Is Delayed In Japan

Capcom's Projections Tumble As Monster Hunter 4 Is Delayed In Japan

3DS smash hit now set for summer debut

Capcom has confirmed that Monster Hunter 4 will miss its March 2013 release date in Japan. The company has revealed that the eagerly-awaited game will be pushed to a vague summer launch, and added that the delay was "based on the decision that further quality enhancements are needed in order to meet the...

News: Kojima Productions: We Aren't Thinking About Metal Gear Rising On Wii U

Kojima Productions: We Aren't Thinking About Metal Gear Rising On Wii U

No solid hope for conversion

Early next year, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 owners will get the chance to sample the latest instalment in the Metal Gear series, with Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance arriving on their consoles. The game is a co-production between Kojima Productions and Platinum Games, and boasts a compelling mixture of sword-play and...

News: Capcom: E.X. Troopers "Not Planned For Western Release"

Capcom: E.X. Troopers "Not Planned For Western Release"

Localisation would be much more difficult

Not so long ago Capcom released its Lost Planet spin off game E.X. Troopers in Japan on the 3DS and Playstation 3. It originally started off as a sequel to the original Lost Planet, but turned into a spin off title once the multiplayer element complicated things. It appears that hopes of a Western release...

News: Toki Tori 2 Delayed Until Early 2013

Toki Tori 2 Delayed Until Early 2013

This egg's not ready to hatch

Developer Two Tribes has today confirmed that it's delayed the release of Toki Tori 2 on the Wii U eShop, so it won't be arriving on 20th December. The reasoning is simple; the developer wants to make a better game. Toki Tori 2’s a personal project for us. It’s first game we’ve made without being tied to a...

News: GoldenEye 007 Developer Closes Its Doors

GoldenEye 007 Developer Closes Its Doors

Eurocom Ceases Trading After 25 Years

A few weeks back Eurocom - the developer behind Goldeneye 007 on Wii - announced a large number of redundancies, cutting 200 staff down to 50 in an attempt to restructure the company. However it has been revealed that the measures were unsuccessful and the studio will be closing its doors for good, with the...

News: Trine 2 Has Gone Walkabout Down Under

Trine 2 Has Gone Walkabout Down Under

Is expected to become available mid-December

Wii U eShop title Trine 2: Director's Cut was available on launch day in North America and Europe, but unfortunately Australian gamers were left disappointed as the game could not be found in the virtual store at all. The game’s developer, Frozenbyte, has revealed that the reason for the title’s...

News: Some Euro Wii U Buyers Reporting A Distinct Lack Of Nintendo Land In Their Premium Bundle

Some Euro Wii U Buyers Reporting A Distinct Lack Of Nintendo Land In Their Premium Bundle

Some of our bundled software is missing

As you'll no doubt be aware if you've been closely following our Wii U Euro launch thread, many people who ordered their systems online have been getting them a day early. While this should be reason enough to be very excited indeed, we've been informed by some early adopters that their joy has quickly...

News: Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition Dogged By Performance Issues

Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition Dogged By Performance Issues

More frame rate woes

Wii U has launched with more titles to choose from than ever before. Of course those with a keen eye will be quick to point out that this is largely because third party developers have simply ported some of their old games from other platforms over to Nintendo’s new console. One of those titles is Batman: Arkham City Armored...

News: Cloudberry Kingdom Delayed On Wii U eShop

Cloudberry Kingdom Delayed On Wii U eShop

We hope it's available 'berry' soon

The developer behind Cloudberry Kingdom - Pwnee Studios - has revealed that its upcoming Wii U eShop title will be delayed. When asked if it would be available for download this month, the response from Pwnee was: Unfortunately it is not. Looks like we're going to delay for a bit and go for a simultaneous launch...

News: Miyamoto Puzzled As To Why Anyone Would Want A New F-Zero

Miyamoto Puzzled As To Why Anyone Would Want A New F-Zero

"I thought people had grown weary of it"

If you ask any self-respecting Nintendo fan which series they'd like to see come out of hibernation, many will say F-Zero. Aside from the themed mini-game in the forthcoming Wii U launch title Nintendo Land, we haven't seen an F-Zero title since 2004's F-Zero: Climax on the Game Boy Advance - which never...

News: Retro City Rampage Isn't Headed Down Under

Retro City Rampage Isn't Headed Down Under

"Ratings are expensive and time consuming", says developer

VBlank Entertainment has revealed that the WiiWare version of Retro City Rampage won't be released in Australia. Posting on Twitter, the developer cited the expensive process of age rating approval as the reason for the no-show. The Xbox Live Arcade and PSN versions are also impacted by the...

News: Hurricane Sandy Forces Isaiah Triforce Johnson To Abandon Queue For Wii U

Hurricane Sandy Forces Isaiah Triforce Johnson To Abandon Queue For Wii U

Mother Nature takes no heed of hardware launch hype

We reported a few days ago that Isaiah Triforce Johnson was already queuing for his Wii U outside the Nintendo World Store in New York City, almost a month before the system was due to be released. Sadly, Johnson has had to abandon his vigil due to the incoming threat of Hurricane Sandy, which is...

News: Insider Reports Suggest That Focus On Eternal Darkness 2 Has Crippled Silicon Knights

Insider Reports Suggest That Focus On Eternal Darkness 2 Has Crippled Silicon Knights

Less than five staffers remain

After the critical disaster that was X-Men Destiny, things were looking pretty bleak for developer Silicon Knights. However, a recent report by Kotaku — based on interviews with former staff members — reveals just how bad things have become. The studio is believed to have less than five employees, including company...