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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...

News: Job Listing Leaks Big Budget Fantasy RPG For Wii U

Job Listing Leaks Big Budget Fantasy RPG For Wii U

Massive budget and a team of gaming industry veterans involved

Job listings are great. Not only do they offer people a welcome route into this crazy industry that we know and love, but they also inadvertantly provide leaks on forthcoming titles we currently know nothing about. Take this listing as an example. It's for a 'big budget' European RPG...

Rumour: Sega Is Working On Skies of Arcadia Remake

Sega Is Working On Skies of Arcadia Remake

Trademark renewal suggests the cult RPG could be getting a new set of wings

Skies of Arcadia is one of Sega's most beloved RPGs, having turned heads on both the Dreamcast and GameCube a few years ago. The GameCube version is now quite a collector's item, as it added content and generally improved on the Dreamcast original. It would appear that Sega...

News: More Tantalising Wii U Pricing Rumours Emerge Online

More Tantalising Wii U Pricing Rumours Emerge Online

Starting at $249.99, release date 11th November

Got your pinch of salt ready? Video Product Distributors have posted up some information relating to the possible SKUs for Nintendo's Wii U console. In case you didn't know already, VPD is a distribution company which counts Amazon, Blockbuster and Overstock as some of its customers. The launch date...

Rumour: Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask Coming To 3DS

Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask Coming To 3DS

UPDATED: It was a fake

UPDATE: GAME has confirmed that the screen-grab was a hoax. Read the full story here. Nintendo could be prepping a 3D remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, if a listing on UK retailer GAME is to be believed. Spotted by an eagle-eyed shopper, the listing - which has since been removed - went live around 10:00AM...

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...

Rumour: Dragon Ball Heroes Heading For 3DS

Dragon Ball Heroes Heading For 3DS

It's over 9000!

There have been reports suggesting that Namco Bandai may be bringing the arcade title, Dragon Ball Heroes, to the 3DS in Japan: it's a Japanese card-based arcade game, originally released in late 2010 and developed by Dimps. The 3DS version will apparently be called Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission, and is said to include a...

News: Wii U Box Art Breaks Cover

Wii U Box Art Breaks Cover

Possible final design spotted on Amazon

It seems almost childish to get excited about box artwork in this age of digital downloads and on-demand gaming, but we're not going to let that stop us from squealing with delight at the supposed final designs posted up on the Canadian arm of Amazon. Listings for Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed III and

Rumour: Medal of Honor: Warfighter Coming to 3DS

Medal of Honor: Warfighter Coming to 3DS

Pass the salt, please

You may remember that, during E3, scans emerged that showed Game Informer magazine listing the latest Tomb Raider title for Wii U, with the publication releasing a correction shortly after to confirm that it was incorrect. Still, that hasn't stopped suspicious looking listings, not by a long way. Gameinformer.com has posted

Rumour: Wii U Priced at €399.99 by Amazon Germany

Wii U Priced at €399.99 by Amazon Germany

Release date of 21st December, apparently

We have more news about the exciting innovation in video game retail: the Amazon Wii U guessing game. It was only a week ago that Amazon UK listed a black version of the system at £199, before swiftly removing the listing and cancelling any pre-orders shortly after. That product page had stated it'd be...

Rumour: Tomb Raider Listed for Wii U

Tomb Raider Listed for Wii U

Game Informer says so

Despite the fairly lengthy list of games announced for Wii U, there are various titles on the way to PS3 and Xbox 360 that aren't in the works for Wii U. One of these is Tomb Raider, due for release in March 2013, though a scan of Game Informer magazine has listed Wii U as a platform. The development studio behind this title,...

Rumour: Castlevania Title in Development for 3DS

Castlevania Title in Development for 3DS

Could be called Mirror of Faith/Fate

The Castlevania franchise has been prolific on Nintendo's handhelds, with six titles evenly split between Game Boy Advance and DS. It wouldn't be too much of a surprise if Konami was planning a new entry for the series on 3DS, and in typical pre-E3 fashion a rumour has emerged online. The story has appeared on...

News: Redesigned Wii U Tablet Controller Is Revealed

Redesigned Wii U Tablet Controller Is Revealed

QA tester at TT Games to blame?

It's just a couple of weeks before E3, which means that we should be prepared for impatient industry insiders to leak some of Nintendo's big reveals ahead of time. It seems that a QA tester at TT Games — the developer behind all of those LEGO games — has posted an image of a redesigned Wii U tablet controller...

Rumour: Retro Studios Preparing Star Fox Wii U Reveal

Retro Studios Preparing Star Fox Wii U Reveal

It's an E3 rumour, prepare the salt

With E3 now only one month away we should prepare ourselves for plenty of rumours, some genuine and well-sourced and others that are more questionable. Today we give you — Retro Studios preparing a Wii U reveal of Star Fox at next month's video game industry spectacular. We'd class this rumour as one that's...