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News: Wii U Basic Supply Will Become "Limited" in The UK

Wii U Basic Supply Will Become "Limited" in The UK

The white model will soon be hard to find

Earlier today, Nintendo confirmed there will be a couple of Wii U bundles coming to Europe from 4th October, with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD - which comes with a beautifully customised GamePad - and LEGO City: Undercover being the games of choice. Both of these bundle

Video: The Wii U Difference Campaign Explores Entertainment

The Wii U Difference Campaign Explores Entertainment

Rufus Hound gets the popcorn

Earlier this month Nintendo UK employed the services of British comedian Rufus Hound to explain the "Wii U Difference" where he went through the various features of the GamePad, which was lovingly described as "the Wii U's wingman". A couple of weeks later Nintendo released the Hound once more. This time he informed...

Video: Players Give Their Opinions On Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Players Give Their Opinions On Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Nintendo builds up expectation for 3DS Zelda prequel

Nintendo recently showed off The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds to eager attendees at the MCM Manchester Comic Con, and unsurprisingly, they rather liked it. You can view some of the reactions below. The game is exclusive to the 3DS and will be launched before the end of the year. Does...

News: The Wonderful 101 Misses the Top 20 in UK All-Format Charts

The Wonderful 101 Misses the Top 20 in UK All-Format Charts

Not enough wonder-green spent on the game

Last week brought the arrival of The Wonderful 101 to the Wii U, which in our view is a terrific and unique exclusive for the system. Unfortunately for PlatinumGames' bombastic action title it's had a major struggle to earn early sales in the UK, with this week's UKIE all-format chart showing the new title...

News: Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Edition Announced, Features NiGHTS Into Dreams Content

Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Edition Announced, Features NiGHTS Into Dreams Content

Revealed in a UK trailer, other regions yet to be announced

SEGA has revealed a new UK trailer for Sonic Lost World showing off a special edition that contains "exclusive deadlier game content". There isn't a whole lot of information given as to what will feature in this particular version but it does show off some bosses from NiGHTS Into...

News: Animal Crossing: New Leaf Stays Fifth in UK Charts as Pikmin 3 Drops Out of Top 20

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Stays Fifth in UK Charts as Pikmin 3 Drops Out of Top 20

Staying power

The UK charts have emerged for this week, giving a picture of how Nintendo's games are performing in the British market; there's some decent news on the 3DS front, once again, but a continuing loss of momentum for the Wii U's latest big release. The positive news is that Animal Crossing: New Leaf has continued to sell well even though...

Video: UK Comic Rufus Hound Explains The Wii U Difference

UK Comic Rufus Hound Explains The Wii U Difference

Educating the masses?

Nintendo UK has employed the services of stand-up comedian Rufus Hound in order to spread the message of what's so great about its Wii U console, and the first of what will presumably be a series of videos has just hit YouTube. Hound — who many UK readers will recognise from the comedy quiz show Celebrity Juice (well, those...

News: BBC Warns Of Online Gaming Addiction, Uses Image Of Someone Playing Offline Mario Kart

BBC Warns Of Online Gaming Addiction, Uses Image Of Someone Playing Offline Mario Kart

Nothing like a bit of fact-checking, right?

Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games — or MMORPGs — are pretty addictive. The allure of a constantly connected world populated by other players and challenges is often too much for some people to resist, leading to gaming sessions which last for days rather than just a few hours. According...

News: StreetPassUK Launches Tag-Finding Website

StreetPassUK Launches Tag-Finding Website

Groups, events, contests, and lots of little green lights

Is your Mii Plaza a desolate monument to despair and missing puzzle tiles, or are you simply looking for some new friends for multiplayer or those downloadable games? If you live in the UK, there’s a site you should be checking out. StreetPassUK combines the forces of regional StreetPass...

News: Pikmin 3 Makes UK Chart Debut in Second Place

Pikmin 3 Makes UK Chart Debut in Second Place

Throw a few more Pikmin at it

Pikmin 3 arrived in Europe last week, and while it earned critical acclaim from a number of outlets there was plenty of interest over just how the title would sell at retail. The results for its launch weekend in the UK have arrived and, pleasingly, it's performed rather well. Nintendo's latest Wii U exclusive has...

News: Gamers in Europe Can Download Pikmin 3 Now By Picking Up A Code From GAME

Gamers in Europe Can Download Pikmin 3 Now By Picking Up A Code From GAME

Redeem the code for an early Pikmin fix

Pikmin 3 will be available to buy from stores or download from the Wii U eShop this Friday in Europe but eager players can get hold of it sooner as UK-based retailer GAME is selling and distributing eShop codes right now. Although GAME are based in the UK, anyone living in Europe can buy the code from them...

News: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. Retains Third Spot in UK Charts

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. Retains Third Spot in UK Charts

New Leaf is just one place behind

There was a time in the earlier days of the 3DS when new game releases, even first-party titles, would flirt with the UK all-format top ten on their debut week and drop away rather quickly afterwards. Momentum wasn't a word often uttered, as the system strove to establish a user base and challenge the big boys...

News: Nintendo UK Is Taking The Wii U And 3DS On Tour This Summer

Nintendo UK Is Taking The Wii U And 3DS On Tour This Summer

Soak up the sun, play some Mario Kart

Nintendo UK has confirmed that it will be attending a variety of Summer events to promote software for its Wii U and 3DS consoles. The Wii U Den Tour will kick off at the Sunderland Air Show at the end of this month, and will give attendees the opportunity to get their hands on Nintendo's latest home console...