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News: Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two Receives Collector's Edition Treatment On Wii

Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two Receives Collector's Edition Treatment On Wii

Epic is the word you're looking for

Disney's Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is due to release for the Wii on November 23rd, and fans can look forward to a special Collector's Edition of the game as well as the standard retail copy. UK retailer GAME has the exclusive on this bundle, which features a copy of the game, an 8GB Oswald-shaped USB stick...

News: Wii U Won't Include Trophies Or Achievements

Wii U Won't Include Trophies Or Achievements

Maybe in the future?

Creative director and co-founder of 5th Cell Jeremiah Slaczka has revealed on NeoGAF that the Wii U will not have a universal achievement system. Slaczka went on to explain how Scribblenauts Unlimited would have its own in-game accomplishments: There are no Wii U accomplishments that are system wide. Scribblenauts Unlimited...

News: Unemployment And Platforming Combine In Wii U Title 8-Bit Boy

Unemployment And Platforming Combine In Wii U Title 8-Bit Boy

One man show

Danish one-man studio AwesomeBlade Software has announced that its retro-themed platformer 8-Bit Boy is coming to the Wii U. Created by Rasmus Kønig Sørensen - a Danish ex-video game journalist with a bachelor degree in Construction Management - 8-Bit Boy is a love letter to the 2D platforming epics of old. Sørensen counts himself...

News: Sonic The Hedgehog Dashing Onto Platforms In 2013

Sonic The Hedgehog Dashing Onto Platforms In 2013

Nintendo platforms, please

Sega has revealed that it has plans to release new Sonic the Hedgehog games next year, but we are left in the dark as to what systems the titles will be on. In an interview with Toys 'N' Playthings, Sissel Henno - Head of Sega's brand licensing in Europe - said that as well as focusing on releasing toys and stationary...

News: Hide And Seek Footage From Chasing Aurora is Found

Hide And Seek Footage From Chasing Aurora is Found

You can fly, but you can't hide

We're certainly interested here at Nintendo Life when more information about Chasing Aurora emerges, so new footage of one of its multiplayer modes has caught our eye. Its attractive art style does it no harm, either. We interviewed developer Broken Rules last month, where it briefly mentioned the game's multiplayer...

News: EA Releases Full Details On FIFA 13's Wii U GamePad Features

EA Releases Full Details On FIFA 13's Wii U GamePad Features

A new way to play the beautiful game

EA has now released a vast amount of detail on how FIFA 13 will make use of the Wii U GamePad's features. Some of this has already been covered in detail before, including taking control of the manager making strategic decisions on the sidelines, "shake and shoot" and touch screen navigation as opposed to...

News: SiNG Party Will Test Your Vocal Chords This January

SiNG Party Will Test Your Vocal Chords This January

Tell the neighbours to buy some earplugs...

Are you ready to play one of the highest-profile party games for Wii U? We hope so, as Nintendo has announced that SiNG Party will be hitting European shelves on 18th January 2013. Developed by FreeStyleGames, details have been provided on various modes such as Party Mode, Sing Mode, Team Mode and Practice...

News: Elminage Gothic Is Dungeon Crawling To The Nintendo 3DS

Elminage Gothic Is Dungeon Crawling To The Nintendo 3DS

Remixed and renewed

Starfish's dungeon crawler Elminage Gothic is coming to the 3DS in 2013. A remix of the PSP edition, the developer hasn't yet said how this new version will differ from the original. It's not the first time the series has graced a Nintendo portable - Elminage DS Remix came out a while back in Japan, and was an update of a...

News: Chasing Aurora 'Freeze Tag' Mode Gameplay Footage

Chasing Aurora 'Freeze Tag' Mode Gameplay Footage

Tag, you're it!

Back towards the start of the summer, Broken Rules announced Chasing Aurora, a beautiful physics based flight game for the Wii U eShop this year. Broken Rules is aiming for a November release; it's hoping to have it ready for Wii U's launch day. Below is a gameplay trailer for one of the multiplayer modes, 'Freeze Tag', where the...

News: New Animal Crossing 3DS Details Reveal Streetpass Mode

New Animal Crossing 3DS Details Reveal Streetpass Mode

More reasons to become a recluse

Fresh information about Animal Crossing: Jump Out has been updated on the Animal Crossing 3DS official website. A new Streetpass mode is included, where other players can view your badges that you obtain from Palotini, who rewards you for your hard work — that includes catching fishes, gathering a variety of stuff...

News: More Nintendo Characters Heading To Scribblenauts Unlimited

More Nintendo Characters Heading To Scribblenauts Unlimited

Guess who?

5th Cell could be giving us Nintendo fans a special treat with the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions of Scribblenauts Unlimited according to a promotional teaser image posted on the GameStop Facebook page. We're guessing Yoshi and Peach are in there on the left side. Yoshi's tail seems to be poking out to the far left, while Peach's...

News: The Amazing Spider-Man is Swinging Onto Wii U Next Year

The Amazing Spider-Man is Swinging Onto Wii U Next Year

Our spidey sense is tingling

Marvel has announced, at this year's New York Comic Con, that The Amazing Spider-Man will be available next Spring for Wii U. The port was announced during Marvel's panel at the convention, and the game will be taking advantage of the GamePad's touchscreen controls, as well as having the option to use motion control...

News: Ken's Rage Cannot Be Contained By PS3 And 360 Alone, Wii U Version Confirmed

Ken's Rage Cannot Be Contained By PS3 And 360 Alone, Wii U Version Confirmed

Fist of the North Star sequel says you're already dead

The sequel to 360 and PS3 brawler Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage has been confirmed as coming to the Wii U. Based on one of the most famous anime franchises of all time, Ken's Rage 2 looks disarmingly similar to its prequel and uses Koei's long-running Dynasty Warriors template as its...

News: Want to Know How to Play Spirit Hunters?

Want to Know How to Play Spirit Hunters?

Developer videos explain forthcoming DSiWare AR title

Each week up until the release of Spirit Hunters on DSiWare on November 22nd, developer Nnooo will be releasing videos which give a little more detail on the inner workings of this interesting augmented reality title. Using your 3DS or DSi's camera, Spirit Hunters lets you do battle with ghosts...

News: Wii U Epic Mickey 2 May Not Feature Off-TV Play

Wii U Epic Mickey 2 May Not Feature Off-TV Play

Golly, Pluto!

At a preview event on Tuesday, a Disney Interactive employee apparently confirmed that Disney Epic Mickey: The Power of Two will not include off-TV play. This means that you won’t be able to play the game solely on the Wii U GamePad. Off-TV play was something Junction Studios would have liked to achieve, but due to time restrains it...

News: More Nintendo Costumes For Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition

More Nintendo Costumes For Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition

Dress up as Sheik, Captain Falcon and Toad

Last month, Namco Bandai announced that gamers would be able to dress up as certain Nintendo characters in Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition; including big N's mascot Mario. New outfits have been added to the wardrobe, with players be able to dress characters up as Sheik (Zelda), Captain Falcon...