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Weirdness: If You Always Wanted a Gold DuckTales NES Cartridge, Now's Your Chance

If You Always Wanted a Gold DuckTales NES Cartridge, Now's Your Chance

Sing or draw to win, it's up to you

DuckTales: Remastered is now gracing the Wii U eShop, giving the NES classic a HD makeover and the odd extra feature. Capcom isn't quite finished promoting the multi-platform release — mainly due to the fact it's yet to arrive on the Xbox 360 — so has launched a rather intriguing contest for eager collectors...

News: Armillo Set To Support Off-TV Play

Armillo Set To Support Off-TV Play

Fuzzy Wuzzy Games could implement touchscreen support too

Fuzzy Wuzzy Games is currently developing Armillo, a 3D platformer with levels designed around a set of obstacle courses, and it's expected to roll into the Wii U eShop at some point this year. The developer has now revealed on Twitter it has integrated off-TV play to the current build of...

News: Shadow of the Eternals Fails To Meet Funding Goal

Shadow of the Eternals Fails To Meet Funding Goal

Precursor goes back to the drawing board

Last month Precursor Games relaunched its crowdsourcing campaign to get its first ever game Shadow of the Eternals off the ground, but unfortunately it has failed to obtain the necessary funding. The campaign, which ran on Kickstarter, achieved $323,950, which is not even half of the $750,000 target...

News: Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Delayed Again on Wii U

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Delayed Again on Wii U

Release pushed back to September

Capcom has announced that the currently unavailable Wii U eShop version of Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara has once again been pushed back, with the title now being projected for a September release. It was released in June for the PS3, Xbox 360 and on Steam. However, gamers waiting to experience the...

News: Marcus Lindblom - Writing the English Script for EarthBound Was a Giant Step

Marcus Lindblom - Writing the English Script for EarthBound Was a Giant Step

But it was worthwhile

Writer and EarthBound designer Shigesato Itoi is a cultural icon in Japan and a name well known among longtime fanatics of the game. But the text from the English version of the game came from other, mostly unsung sources. Marcus Lindblom, who chiefly shouldered EarthBound’s localization writing, has had a chance to shine on...

News: Monochroma Hits Funding Target to Confirm Multi-Platform Release, Including Wii U

Monochroma Hits Funding Target to Confirm Multi-Platform Release, Including Wii U

Put May 2014 in the diary

Love it or loath it, Kickstarter has brought us some promising projects to date, with Shovel Knight the next in line that originated on the platform and is due in the coming months on the Wii U and 3DS eShop stores. Another game full of potential is Monochroma, which came to the crowdfunding platform with a lot of its...

Review: Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Depth incarnate

If there's one thing that you could pretty much be assured of when it came to a Koei game back in the day, it was getting a lot of depth to your gameplay experience. Not only were you generally treated to a very high production value visual experience, but the attention to detail and historical accuracy was always of high quality...

Nintendo Download: 22nd August (North America)

22nd August (North America)

Retro fighting and ninja skills, soothing portable puzzles and more

It's Nintendo Download Update time, North America, and this week serves up plenty of new and old games on 3DS, alongside some discounts, as well as a lot of 16-bit fighting on the Wii U. Let's get right to the details. Wii U Virtual Console: The Wii U Virtual Console is offering...

News: EnjoyUp Games Bringing Shmup, Codenamed Project Aguraki, to the Wii U eShop

EnjoyUp Games Bringing Shmup, Codenamed Project Aguraki, to the Wii U eShop

Shoot everything

EnjoyUp Games has been a prolific developer and publisher on Nintendo's portable download platforms, and also notably brought the long awaited La-Mulana to WiiWare in the West. The company announced earlier in the year that it was working on unannounced projects for Nintendo's current home console, and has now given us a glimpse...

News: Ludosity's Ittle Dew Was Pitched to Nintendo as a Zelda Game

Ludosity's Ittle Dew Was Pitched to Nintendo as a Zelda Game

Were told they were welcome to "release as is" for themselves

Earlier in the Summer Ludosity confirmed that it's bringing its title Ittle Dew to the Wii U eShop. It's often been described as a "Zelda-inspired" game, and not in the usual practice of listing popular franchises that have had some minor influence on a game. This really is a game with...

News: Ubisoft Reveals JRPG-Inspired Child of Light at GDC Europe

Ubisoft Reveals JRPG-Inspired Child of Light at GDC Europe

No news on platforms, will it come to Wii U?

Ubisoft has revealed Patrick Plourde, the director of Far Cry 3, is working on a much smaller downloadable title that is set to pay homage to classic JRPGs of yesteryear. It's called Child of Light and Plourde made the announcement during his panel at GDC Europe, where he explained the game will be a...

News: Wii U Web Framework Tools Outlined in Detail at Game Developers Conference

Wii U Web Framework Tools Outlined in Detail at Game Developers Conference

As easy as 1, 2, 3

Currently underway in Cologne, Germany, GDC (Game Developers Conference) Europe 2013 is bringing together hundreds of companies and studios for various presentations, demonstrations and networking opportunities. As we've reported before, Nintendo is in attendance and also hosting two developer sessions to promote the Nintendo Web...

News: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate HD Confirmed, But Not For Wii U

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate HD Confirmed, But Not For Wii U

Oh Konami, you little scamp

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate divided fans of the famous Konami franchise, perhaps because of its clunky name, or more likely due to its different take with a 2.5D camera and more measured, combo-driven combat. For our part we were fans, awarding 8/10 in our review. In any case, Konami's Dave Cox had...

Nintendo Download: 22nd August (Europe)

22nd August (Europe)

A Wonderful download, Giana Sisters, Street Fighting and much more

It's Monday morning, but shake off those new week blues, Europeans, as the Nintendo Download update news is here. We have two major retail releases on Wii U, a new download-only game, retro goodies and a lot of new offerings on the 3DS, so let's get right to it. Wii U eShop:...