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Rumour: Metroid Blasting Onto The Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

Metroid Blasting Onto The Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

Samus' first adventure gets listed on Nintendo's website

Super Metroid was made available to Wii U owners for a measly 30c/30p earlier in the year as part of the Famicom 30th Anniversary celebrations and many people snapped it up straight away. The Super Nintendo classic was the home console successor to the popular NES title Metroid, which looks...

Rumour: Mario Kart 8 Coming To Wii U in April

Mario Kart 8 Coming To Wii U in April

Spanish newsletter may have jumped the gun

During the special E3 Nintendo Direct we caught our first glimpse of Mario Kart 8 and it was revealed the game would be available in Spring 2014. There's been no specific date or month given for its release, however, a newsletter from Nintendo of Europe - which can be seen below - has seemingly let the cat...

Rumour: Best Buy Beginning Return of Wii U Basic Models Before E3

Best Buy Beginning Return of Wii U Basic Models Before E3

Time to say goodbye to the 8GB system?

Earlier this week we reported on a rumour that GameStop will be returning Wii U Basic systems as part of a product recall by Nintendo. It's certainly not beyond the realm of possibility as the SKU has seemed to struggle, while a 32GB White Wii U is coming to Japan; if we were to don our guessing hats we'd...

Rumour: Deadpool Could Be Heading To Wii U

Deadpool Could Be Heading To Wii U

Amazon.ca lists the game for a Wii U release

Activision could be set to release Deadpool in June for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. The publisher has never mentioned a Wii U version but it appears there may well be one on the cards in the future as online retailer Amazon.ca has listed the game for Nintendo's system. Wii U has seen some support...

Rumour: Call Of Duty: Ghosts Will Be Spooking Wii U This Year

Call Of Duty: Ghosts Will Be Spooking Wii U This Year

Spanish retailer gives Nintendo fans renewed hope

Activision is close to announcing this year's Call of Duty entry, but we've already seen a couple of retailers leak information related to the title. Call of Duty: Ghosts apparently uses a new game engine and is expected to hit multiple platforms — one of which should be the Wii U, if a listing by...

Rumour: New Call of Duty Title To Be Revealed Next Week

New Call of Duty Title To Be Revealed Next Week

Promotional material suggests 1st May will be the day

Call of Duty: Black Ops II was revealed last year on 1st May during the NBA playoffs and it appears the next iteration in the Call of Duty franchise may well be announced at around the same time this year. Nothing has been revealed yet, although recent retailer listings and a few leaks on...

Rumour: SpeedX 3D Sequel Driving Its Way to 3DS

SpeedX 3D Sequel Driving Its Way to 3DS

Going into hyper speed

While we wouldn't say there's been a full-on invasion, we've seen some successful and — in various cases — high quality smartphone games making their way to the 3DS eShop. The trend is arguably a flattering one for Nintendo's platform, as some of the stronger iOS and Android titles out there are brought to the handheld...

Rumour: Dragon Quest Monsters 2 Remake Trademarked in Japan

Dragon Quest Monsters 2 Remake Trademarked in Japan

We'd bet it's for 3DS

One recent sales success for Square Enix on 3DS, in Japan in any case, was Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D, a re-make of 1998 Game Boy Color title Dragon Warrior Monsters. Any thought of the title coming West, however, has somewhat faded with each passing month. Still, the Japanese sales of that remake appear to...

Rumour: Batman: Arkham Origins to Include Multiplayer Mode

Batman: Arkham Origins to Include Multiplayer Mode

Play as your favourite villain

Kotaku has reported that Batman: Arkham Origins, which is coming to the Wii U later this year, will include a multiplayer mode. The unconfirmed report states that players will step into the shoes of classic Batman villains and try to take town Batman and Robin. If the rumour is to be believed, Origins would be the...

Rumour: Wii U System Update Could Go Live Tomorrow

Wii U System Update Could Go Live Tomorrow

Virtual Console looks set to open on Tuesday

The Wii U Virtual Console is scheduled to launch a day after the upcoming system update, which is set to go live at some point this week. Nintendo didn't give any specific date for the update, but it appears that it could be up and running as soon as Monday as the official website has already started...

Rumour: Majora's Mask 3D Listed for November Release by Retailer

Majora's Mask 3D Listed for November Release by Retailer

This rumour's had some smelling salts applied

It's the day before a 3DS-themed Nintendo Direct, so that means it's time for more rumours of a 3DS remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. This has been speculated upon since The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D graced the handheld, with Nintendo even hinting way back in summer 2011 that fan...

Rumour: Crash City Mayhem Set To Speed Across North America Next Month?

Crash City Mayhem Set To Speed Across North America Next Month?

Majesco said to be publishing the title

According to gaming website, GameFly, Crash City Mayhem is set to release in North America on the 14th May. Nintendo Everything came across the listing on the site, along with the boxart suggesting that Majesco will be bringing the game to the US. The publisher is yet to confirm this bit of information, but...

Rumour: Suda51 Set To Revisit No More Heroes

Suda51 Set To Revisit No More Heroes

Grasshopper Manufacture teases its next project

Grasshopper Manufacture has been hard at work developing Killer is Dead, which will be released later this year on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. That hasn't stopped the studio's CEO Goichi Suda - more commonly known as Suda51 - from teasing his next game, though. In an interview with Famitsu, the...

Rumour: EA Looking into Taking on More Sports Franchises

EA Looking into Taking on More Sports Franchises

It's most likely UFC, though

Publishing behemoth Electronic Arts certainly has a fair amount of sports franchises under its belt. It seems the company hasn't reached the last notch just yet though, as chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen has suggested it could take on a couple more franchises. During the recent Wedbush Technology Conference,...

Rumour: Assassin's Creed IV Due This Year, Features Pirates

Assassin's Creed IV Due This Year, Features Pirates

Ooh-arrr, and so on

It's rumoured release time again, just as today threatened to pass without any new additions. This time around it's an all new entry in the Assassin's Creed series, which will apparently be called Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, moving beyond all of that silly non-numbered spin-off business. It's apparently due this fiscal year,...

Rumour: Has Junction Point Hit A Dead End?

Has Junction Point Hit A Dead End?

Troubling tales regarding Warren Spector's studio

Various reports have been circulating around the internet in the past couple of hours saying that Warren Spector's Junction Point has been suffering some problems, with the development studio being closed down by Disney. A tweet originating from Roberts Space Industries sparked the chatter, but it...

Rumour: Pikachu 3DS XL Makes It To Chile, North America Is Next?

Pikachu 3DS XL Makes It To Chile, North America Is Next?

Chilean 3DS is the same used in North America

The spectacularly yellow limited edition Pikachu 3DS XL originally started off as a Japan-only system, but since then it's been on a bit of an adventure, making it over to European shores last December. It now appears to have found another home, with the system apparently being announced for pre-order...