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News: Bayonetta 2 Dev: Wii U Exclusivity Isn't a Snub, It's About Reaching a Wider Audience

Bayonetta 2 Dev: Wii U Exclusivity Isn't a Snub, It's About Reaching a Wider Audience

Platinum Games defend decision to make anticipated sequel Wii U-only

Yesterday's announcement of Bayonetta 2 for the Wii U was arguably one of the biggest talking points of Nintendo's Wii U Preview event. Although the original game was released on the 360 and PS3 - seen by many as systems owned by 'core' gamers - developer Platinum Games has taken...

News: Project P-100 Gets a New Name: The Wonderful 101

Project P-100 Gets a New Name: The Wonderful 101

Platinum Games' superhero epic sheds its working title

Project P-100 is one of the Wii U's more unexpected delights; even when it was announced, it seemed to slip under the radar of many Nintendo fans. Not us, though - when we previewed it back in June, we found it to be a highly enjoyable romp. The game - which is being produced by Hideki Kamiya...

News: Meet Kokuga, The 3DS Shooter From The Man Behind Ikaruga

Meet Kokuga, The 3DS Shooter From The Man Behind Ikaruga

And we've got a trailer for it

Hiroshi Iuchi isn't a name that will be instantly familiar to most Nintendo fans, but you'll probably be aware of his output. He was responsible for the Dreamcast (and later, GameCube) 'polarity shooter' Ikaruga. He's now working at Japanese 'shmup' specialist G.Rev as the director of a new 3DS game by the name of...

News: Code of Princess Shows Off Its Competitive Side

Code of Princess Shows Off Its Competitive Side

Face off against friends and enemies

Forthcoming 3DS RPG brawler Code of Princess has already displayed its cooperative side in a previous trailer, but publisher Atlus is keen to stress there's some less harmonious elements to the game, too - as the new 'Versus' video proves. The game comes from the same team that made the sublime Guardian Heroes...

News: Speed Demons, Rejoice - Zordix Is Bringing Moto Racing To 3DS

Speed Demons, Rejoice - Zordix Is Bringing Moto Racing To 3DS

13 million copies downloaded on smartphones

Developer Zordix has confirmed that it is bringing its successful Moto Racing series to the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Aqua Moto Racing 3D and Snow Moto Racing 3D are based on existing smartphone titles, and will both get a face-lift prior to their launch on Nintendo's popular handheld. Zordix's CEO Matti...

News: Nintendo Land's Balloon Trip Breeze Drifts Into View

Nintendo Land's Balloon Trip Breeze Drifts Into View

New trailer shows off yet another Nintendo Land attraction

Nintendo is slowly but surely drip-feeding us news regarding the mini-games in its forthcoming compilation Nintendo Land, with the latest reveal being Balloon Trip Breeze. Based on the NES title Balloon Fight - which received a sequel on the Game Boy called Balloon Kid - Balloon Trip Breeze...

News: New Super Mario Bros. Wii U Details And Screens Bounce Into View

New Super Mario Bros. Wii U Details And Screens Bounce Into View

Worlds named and Boost Rush mode revealed

There's been a flood of content relating to the forthcoming Wii U platformer New Super Mario Bros. U, with details about new levels, game modes and a selection of fresh screenshots. Nintendo has confirmed seven of the game's worlds. Acorn Plains, Sparkling Waters, Frosted Glacier, Layer Cake Desert have...

News: New La-Mulana Trailer Compares Old With New

New La-Mulana Trailer Compares Old With New

Find out how the WiiWare version stacks up against the original

As if we all weren't excited enough about the forthcoming release of La-Mulana on WiiWare, Nigoro and EnjoyUp Games have released yet another trailer. It's very much the same as the previous one, but this time it shows just how much better the WiiWare version looks when compared to the...

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...

News: Evidence Suggests That Ace Attorney 5 Will Be Coming to the West

Evidence Suggests That Ace Attorney 5 Will Be Coming to the West

Our key witness is Capcom

A few days ago we brought you the exciting news that Phoenix Wright would be returning in Ace Attorney 5, but were unable to confirm that the game would be making its way to the west. We can now happily report that fresh evidence has come to light and a western release of the game is very much on the cards - and that's no...

News: Ron Gilbert's The Cave Coming To Wii U eShop

Ron Gilbert's The Cave Coming To Wii U eShop

Promises Metroidvania-like platform adventure action

Ron Gilbert is something of a legend in gaming circles; he's the genius behind such LucasArts classics as Maniac Mansion and The Secret of Monkey Island. He's currently working alongside fellow ex-LucasArts staffer Tim Schafer at Double Fine Productions, and The Cave is his latest venture...

News: Best Buy Gives Strongest Indication Yet That Black Ops 2 Wii U Is Coming

Best Buy Gives Strongest Indication Yet That Black Ops 2 Wii U Is Coming

Pre-order tags in-store now

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 coming to Wii U is starting to become gaming's worst-kept secret; although no official confirmation has been made as yet, it's looking very likely that we'll be enjoying Activision's world famous war simulation on our shiny new Wii U consoles at some point in the near future. And that's a...