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News: European Gamers Bemoan PAL Version of Super Metroid

European Gamers Bemoan PAL Version of Super Metroid

Les Européens ne sont pas contents

As we're sure many of you are already aware, Super Metroid is now available on the Wii U Virtual Console in North America and Europe for the low low price of 30c/30p, although both versions are not the same. While the North American edition is playable in full 60Hz as it was intended, European gamers have been...

Developer Interview: Two Tribes on Toki Tori 2's Adventure So Far, and What's Still to Come

Two Tribes on Toki Tori 2's Adventure So Far, and What's Still to Come

Original Toki Tori may get Wii U re-release

Toki Tori 2 was one of the first titles confirmed for the Wii U eShop, even before it was officially confirmed to be called the eShop. Though it arrived outside of the launch window, that was due to the development team opting to improve key elements that weren't up to the studio's standards ahead of a...

Nintendo Download: 16th May (North America)

16th May (North America)

Super inexpensive Metroid, scares, soldiers, retro classics and more

It's that time, North America, and you've undoubtedly got a particularly meaty lineup this week. All three Virtual Console services have new content, and the region gets a special retro Mario offer on the Wii U. There's also a stone-cold classic for 30 cents, along with quite a...

Developer Interview: Yacht Club Games - Kickstarter Can Show The Demand for Indie Titles

Yacht Club Games - Kickstarter Can Show The Demand for Indie Titles

Sean Velasco shares his thoughts on the crowdfunding platform

Over the weekend you may have seen a feature that we posted considering the increasing relevance of Kickstarter. The crowdfunding website has exploded in popularity in the past year, with many projects subsequently emerging that'll make their way to Wii U and/or 3DS. We spoke to two...

Review: Solomon's Key (Wii U eShop / NES)

Solomon's Key (Wii U eShop / NES)

One door closes, another one opens

In Solomon’s Key – an action / puzzler from Tecmo – you take command of a wizard named Dana as he searches for a magical formula that’s said to banish all evil from the world. The game began life in arcades back in 1986, finding its way to NES a year later, and now it’s resurfaced on Wii U Virtual...

News: Resident Evil: Revelations Wii U Demo Scares Its Way Across Europe

Resident Evil: Revelations Wii U Demo Scares Its Way Across Europe

Capcom planning a live-stream to show off new content

The Wii U demo for Resident Evil: Revelations has finally docked in Europe, taking up 619 MB of your valuable space. Nintendo announced last week that the demo would arrive on the 14th May, and true to its word the demo went up at the stroke of midnight — if not slightly after the clock struck...

News: Squids Wrapping Its Tentacles Around The 3DS and Wii U eShops

Squids Wrapping Its Tentacles Around The 3DS and Wii U eShops

Expected to arrive this summer

If you like your tactical RPGs wet and whimsical, then Squids may be able to serve something up for you on the 3DS and Wii U eShops this summer. Squids, made by The Game Bakers, originally came out for iOS and was later released on other mobile devices and the PC. According to French website Pockett.net, Nintendo’s...

Video: Meet Some Indie Developers and Publishers That Will Shape the eShop Platforms

Meet Some Indie Developers and Publishers That Will Shape the eShop Platforms

Interviews from iDÉAME13 in Madrid

On the 13th/14th April Nintendo took over the iDÉAME Developer's Conference, showcasing the broad range of titles coming to the Wii U and 3DS eShops, while developers of all sizes took part in presentations and talks about the games industry. As we highlighted in an article on Nintendo's Indie Crusade, there...

Developer Interview: SnowCastle Games On Holding A Festival Of Magic On Wii U

SnowCastle Games On Holding A Festival Of Magic On Wii U

"We miss the more thoughtful approach to turn based combat"

Nordic developer SnowCastle Games is bringing its epic RPG Festival of Magic to the Wii U eShop, adding yet another promising title to the console's expanding roster of independent releases. We spoke to studio founder Bendik Stang about the development of the game, its influences and the...

Review: Pac-Man (Wii U eShop / NES)

Pac-Man (Wii U eShop / NES)

Pac is back!

When Pac-Man hit arcades in 1981, it was a phenomenal success. Spawning clothing, cereals and even a hit song, the game took the world by storm. It saw a rash of home console and personal computer releases during the 80s — some better than others — but it wasn't until the NES release in 1985 that the game finally saw a replica close...

News: A.N.N.E Reaches Kickstarter Target, Ten Days Left To Hit Wii U Stretch Goal

A.N.N.E Reaches Kickstarter Target, Ten Days Left To Hit Wii U Stretch Goal

$150,000 is a big ask

Late last month we reported that a new Kickstarter campaign had emerged for "Metroidvania-style platformer" A.N.N.E, a 16-bit art style game with plenty of 2D exploration. Developer Gamesbymo has now successfully reached its target goal of $70,000 for the project this weekend. To secure a release for the Wii U, it must reach...

News: Super Mario Bros. 2 Hitting The North American Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

Super Mario Bros. 2 Hitting The North American Wii U Virtual Console Next Week

Time to take on Wart once more

The Wii U Virtual Console launched a couple of weeks back with SNES classic Super Mario World being available from the off, and it seems we won't have to wait much longer for another dose of Mario as Super Mario Bros. 2 is on its way to the North American eShop. Released back in 1988 on the NES, Super Mario Bros. 2...

News: C-Wars Smashes Kickstarter Stretch Goals to Confirm Wii U and 3DS Releases

C-Wars Smashes Kickstarter Stretch Goals to Confirm Wii U and 3DS Releases

All stretch goals hit, including "Cyber-Lover Mode"

Earlier this week we reported that the developers of C-Wars had been approved as 3DS developers, while its Kickstarter fundraiser was close to its 3DS stretch goal. The good news is that the game isn't only coming to 3DS, it's coming to Wii U as well. The real-time-strategy title, that