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Rumour: Nintendo Is Recalling Wii U Basic Bundle

Nintendo Is Recalling Wii U Basic Bundle

Could we see a new bundle appear after E3?

A company-wide email is apparently being distributed by GameStop which indicates that the retailer is withdrawing the Wii U Basic bundle from sale. The email — which has since made its way into the hands of Kotaku — states: Nintendo Wii U Basic Recall – Two Week Preparation On Tuesday, 6/18, all...

Rumour: Retro's Wii U Title Is An Entirely New IP

Retro's Wii U Title Is An Entirely New IP

IGN starts the hype

Retro Studios is one of Nintendo's most valuable assets right now, having delivered smash hits in the form of the Metroid Prime Trilogy and Donkey Kong Country Returns. We all know that the company is working on something for the Wii U, and we'll no doubt see what that is at this year's E3. However, no one seems to know exactly...

Rumour: Wii U Sold Less Than 40,000 Units In North America In April

Wii U Sold Less Than 40,000 Units In North America In April

Leaked NPD numbers suggest console has been outsold by the original Wii

If you're not keen on negative news regarding Nintendo's current commercial fortunes, look away now. Leaked NPD figures suggest that the Wii U sold around 38,000 units in North America in April. Although it shouldn't be taken as official, the numbers appear to be accurate;...

Rumour: The Recent Wii U System Update Has Boosted Clock Speeds

The Recent Wii U System Update Has Boosted Clock Speeds

CPU and GPU both got a bump, according to uncredited source

Everyone loves a good rumour, right? Well this one is a doozy, so grab as much salt as you can before reading. According to a poster on TV Tropes — who doesn't give a source — the recent Wii U system update has upped the clock speed of both the CPU and GPU: The CPU and GPU are built...

Rumour: Next Sonic Game Will Go Back To His Roots, Is Coming To Wii U And 3DS

Next Sonic Game Will Go Back To His Roots, Is Coming To Wii U And 3DS

Revisiting the classic 16-bit era?

It's pretty obvious that Sega is working on a new Sonic game — the company's mascot is a big draw capable of selling thousands of units. This year's offering is still under wraps, but details are continuing to leak onto the web. According to a source cited on NeoGAF, the next Sonic game will be more akin to the...

Rumour: GTA V Has Been Tested On Wii U Dev Kits For Some Time

GTA V Has Been Tested On Wii U Dev Kits For Some Time

Take this news lightly

Rumours have been circulating the internet for quite some time now when it comes to Rockstar's hotly anticipated Grand Theft Auto V potentially seeing a release on the Wii U; when a new one pops up, we have a bucket full of salt at the ready. Let's take a small trip back to last September, when Swedish retailer CDON listed...

Rumour: Ni no Kuni Could Yet See A Western Release, According To Publisher Namco Bandai

Ni no Kuni Could Yet See A Western Release, According To Publisher Namco Bandai

DS role-player could find a new lease of life on the 3DS

You might be familar with Level-5 and Studio Ghibli collaboration Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch from its recent release on the PlayStation 3, but the origin of the series actually stretches back to a Nintendo DS game, released in Japan in 2010. Ni no Kuni: The Jet-black Mage shares...

Rumour: Criterion Is Rebooting Need For Speed: Underground

Criterion Is Rebooting Need For Speed: Underground

Updated: Criterion's creative director shoots down rumours

UPDATE: Criterion's Alex Ward has tweeted in response to these rumours: [tweet 322632944776802304] So that's that, then. ORIGINAL STORY: We've already reported on the fact that Criterion is working on a new project, and if a fresh rumour is to be believed, we could now have a name for...

Rumour: Rayman Creator To Part Company With Ubisoft

Rayman Creator To Part Company With Ubisoft

Michel Ancel to leave publisher after Rayman Legends is released?

Ubisoft's decision to hold back the Wii U version of Rayman Legends to facilitate a multi-platform launch has caused quite a bit of ill-feeling, but if this latest rumour is to be believed, it could end up costing the French publisher one of its most talented staffers. French site

Rumour: Aliens: Colonial Marines Tester Says Wii U Version Is "The Worst"

Aliens: Colonial Marines Tester Says Wii U Version Is "The Worst"

"It is a bit of a joke"

One of the worst things about the internet is that people can post things with very little proof and others will gleefully report it as fact. So please, as you read and digest the following item of news, be aware that we're treating it as a rumour for the time being. A Reddit poster by the name of “soetester” (Sega of...

Rumour: Ubisoft's Watch Dogs Is Coming To The Wii U

Ubisoft's Watch Dogs Is Coming To The Wii U

It's coming to "all home consoles", apparently

Ubisoft's Watch Dogs was one of the surprises of last year's E3 event, showcasing cutting-edge gameplay based around the control of information. The open world action title is based around hacking and surveillance, and features some amazing visuals — leading many to predict that it would be a...

Rumour: Next Sonic Game Will Be Called Sonic Adventure 3

Next Sonic Game Will Be Called Sonic Adventure 3

Trilogy talk?

Cast your mind back a few weeks and you'll recall that we reported on a rumour relating to the next Sonic the Hedgehog title. According to an inside source, the game is currently in development for a wide range of platforms - including the Wii U and 3DS - and is expected later this year. Another little rumour has surfaced recently...

Rumour: Scribblenauts Unlimited Was Recalled From European Retailers

Scribblenauts Unlimited Was Recalled From European Retailers

Nintendo asks stores to withdraw the game from stock

Yesterday's bombshell news that Scribblenauts Unlimited has been delayed in Europe didn't exactly go down well with fans. The game has been available in North America since late last year, and with both the Wii U and 3DS in dire need of fresh titles, it's a real shame that we've got to wait a...