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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...

News: Capcom Comments On Monster Hunter 4 Vita Rumours

Capcom Comments On Monster Hunter 4 Vita Rumours

Best not to believe everything you read

Not so long ago we reported on a rumour that was spreading like wildfire across the internet. According to Japanese magazine GameLab, the upcoming 3DS title Monster Hunter 4 hasn't been delayed for further quality enhancements - as Capcom has officially stated - it is in fact simultaneously being developed for...

News: False Alarm! Wii U GamePads Not Going Solo Just Yet

False Alarm! Wii U GamePads Not Going Solo Just Yet

UK retailer blames listing error

A few outlets were reporting earlier this morning that UK catalogue store Very.co.uk had become the first retailer in the world to begin selling the Wii U GamePad as a standalone item - which was surprising news given that there's nothing to use two GamePads for right now, unless you like really expensive bookends...

Rumour: 3DS Gearing Up For Another Price Drop

3DS Gearing Up For Another Price Drop

Not quite as drastic this time

Today's confirmation of Wii Mini, initially in Canada alone, is an intriguing move that is as surprising as it is creative. After all, our very first report of the rumour had a cheeky tagline referring to flying pigs; consider it a lesson learned, never underestimate Nintendo logic. Rumours of a fresh 3DS price drop...

Rumour: SEGA Looking To Bring Classic Titles To 3DS eShop

SEGA Looking To Bring Classic Titles To 3DS eShop

Space Harrier coming first?

The 3DS eShop is the perfect place for old favourites from yesteryear to gain a new lease of life, and rumour has it SEGA has made plans to port some of its biggest classic titles to the service. According to gamer.ne.jp, SEGA is bringing the extremely popular arcade title Space Harrier to the 3DS in what will be known...

Rumour: Splinter Cell: Blacklist Sneaking Onto Wii U

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Sneaking Onto Wii U

The pre-E3 rumour returns, courtesy of GameStop

Just before L.A.'s E3 extravaganza this year, rumours emerged that Splinter Cell: Blacklist was coming to Wii U, yet Ubisoft's press conference passed without any mention of the multi-platform release arriving on Nintendo's new system. Whether fans would have been particularly disappointed depends on...

Rumour: Youkai Watch Coming To 3DS

Youkai Watch Coming To 3DS

New Level-5 IP looks promising

According to the latest edition of Japanese magazine CoroCoro Comic, Youkai Watch is heading to 3DS; the game was first announced by developer Level-5 one year ago at its Vision event. Youkai Watch is all about a boy who wears a special watch that allows him to see and interact with ghosts, and similar to...

Rumour: Square Enix Triple-A Title Being Ported to Wii U

Square Enix Triple-A Title Being Ported to Wii U

Straight Right employee can't keep a secret

Straight Right is the Australian development studio that's becoming a little better known to Nintendo gamers, courtesy of it handling the Wii U port of Bioware's Mass Effect 3. The company is showing plenty of enthusiasm for Nintendo's new system, saying the following when addressing its desire to meet...

Rumour: GameCube Coming to Wii U Virtual Console

GameCube Coming to Wii U Virtual Console

It's bound to happen, right?

The Wii U eShop is still a mystery, to the extent that we're assuming that it'll be branded as "eShop" on the basis of new pre-paid funding cards spotted in North America. Another mystery is the Virtual Console, as we've only been introduced to new download titles scheduled for the launch period, with few clues as to...

Rumour: Fire Emblem 3DS Hitting Europe In January 2013

Fire Emblem 3DS Hitting Europe In January 2013

UK retailer posts launch date

UK online entertainment retailer Zavvi has listed the forthcoming 3DS tactical RPG Fire Emblem: Awakening on its site with a release date of 25th January, 2013. We've previously not had any precise date given to us by Nintendo - all the company will say is that the game is due to hit the west sometime in 2013. While...

Rumour: Nintendo Land May Not be Bundled With Wii U

Nintendo Land May Not be Bundled With Wii U

Displayed for pre-order by Australian retailer

With just five days until Nintendo's expected to lift the lid on Wii U launch plans, some retailers are starting to accept deposits for the system and advertise its arrival later in the year. Specific details are missing, of course, but one major store in Australia — JB Hi-Fi — is listing Nintendo...