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News: Retro City Rampaging To WiiWare Later This Year

Retro City Rampaging To WiiWare Later This Year

We've not been forgotten about

With WiiWare entering the final stages of its life, you might assume that developer support is going to dry up massively. However, we've recently been given one of the best games ever seen on the platform in the shape of La-Mulana. Thankfully, it would appear that it's not going to be WiiWare's final notable release,...

News: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 3DS Getting Japanese November Release

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 3DS Getting Japanese November Release

Enter the Magna Gate and the Infinite Labyrinth

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Magna Gate and the Infinite Labyrinth will launch on the Nintendo 3DS in Japan on November 23rd, it has been confirmed. The latest instalment in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series, this first 3DS entry apparently allows you to take photos of real-world objects using the 3DS...

News: Zero Escape To Get Second Wave Of Pre-Order Watches

Zero Escape To Get Second Wave Of Pre-Order Watches

"VLR infection" runs rampant, officials to produce more inoculation devices

Last week, Aksys Games announced a pre-order bonus item for Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward. The item in question was a digital watch, which is based on an 'inoculation device' featured in the game. Unfortunately, the pre-order bonus, which was limited to Amazon, sold out...

News: Angry Birds Trilogy Achievement Requires 300 Hours Of Play

Angry Birds Trilogy Achievement Requires 300 Hours Of Play

Got plenty of spare time on your hands?

Angry Birds creator Rovio has cheekily revealed that the forthcoming Angry Birds Trilogy contains an achievement that is expected to take around 300 hours to unlock. The achievement is to clear all 700 stages with 100% destruction using the 'Mighty Eagle' bird. Speaking to Digital Spy, executive producer...

News: We Sing 80s Hits The Nintendo Entertainment System

We Sing 80s Hits The Nintendo Entertainment System

In the fictional world of video game promotion, at least

We Sing 80s is the latest in a long line of Wii-based music titles, so it's a given that the promotional campaign for the game needs to be something special for it to get noticed. Publisher Nordic Games has done just that by mocking up a video which shows what the game would have looked like...

News: Project X Zone Could See A Western Release Yet

Project X Zone Could See A Western Release Yet

Tekken boss is pushing for localisation

We're all painfully aware that Project X Zone is looking pretty sweet right now. It's always been an outside bet for release outside of Japan though; the fact that its prequel Namco × Capcom never got released in the West doesn't exactly inspire confidence. However, the chances of the game making it to these...

News: Neko Entertainment Bringing Puddle to Wii U

Neko Entertainment Bringing Puddle to Wii U

Physics-based fun

Neko Entertainment has confirmed exclusively to Nintendo Life that it will be bringing Puddle to the Wii U eShop in the future. Puddle has previously been released on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. The physics-based puzzle / platform game has you guiding a puddle of fluid to a goal by tilting around the environment...

News: You Can Dress Up As Zelda and Fox McCloud In Tekken Tag 2 Wii U Edition

You Can Dress Up As Zelda and Fox McCloud In Tekken Tag 2 Wii U Edition

More Nintendo costumes confirmed for Namco Bandai brawler

We already know about the super-strange Mario and Luigi costumes in Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition, but recent details in Japanese magazine Famitsu suggest that more Nintendo fan-service is on the cards. As well as the famous Mario Brothers, you'll be able to dress up as Princess...

News: Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed Lines Up On Wii U Starting Grid

Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed Lines Up On Wii U Starting Grid

Sega racer is now a day-one launch title in the UK

Sega has confirmed that Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed will launch alongside Nintendo's new Wii U console in the UK on 30th November. This means that the Wii U edition is lagging behind the PS3, Xbox 360, 3DS and Vita versions by two weeks, but prospective Wii U buyers won't mind - it...

News: Castle Conquerors Heroes 2 Going Out With a Bang On DSiWare

Castle Conquerors Heroes 2 Going Out With a Bang On DSiWare

Futuristic sequel is close to release after a year of development

CIRCLE Entertainment's Castle Conquerors has enjoyed quite a few outings on DSiWare. The original game has spawned a flood of sequels, and there's another on the way in the shape of Castle Conquerors Heroes 2. Following on from the brilliant Castle Conquerors Heroes - which we...

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...