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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

News: Wii Street U Finds Some Miiverse Support

Wii Street U Finds Some Miiverse Support

Find a spooky house and tag it as "scary"

The Wii Street U app on Nintendo's system, which is anxious to remind you that it's "powered by Google", is a nice freebie that lets you explore the world, famous locations and, of course, to spy on friends, enemies and neighbours. Some of the images may be out of date, but you can still find a foe's house...

Developer Interview: Dark Tonic Games On The "Awesome Potential" Of The Wii U

Dark Tonic Games On The "Awesome Potential" Of The Wii U

"Nintendo has been making it easier and easier for smaller studios"

Dark Tonic Games may be a young studio, but it's made up of seasoned developers with plenty of experience under their belts. We can exclusively reveal that Dark Tonic has been approved as a Wii U eShop developer, and we've secured an interview with Creative Director Eric Boosman...

News: Life of Pixel Could Make It To Wii U Should It Meet Kickstarter Stretch Goal

Life of Pixel Could Make It To Wii U Should It Meet Kickstarter Stretch Goal

The Vita platformer is hoping to jump onto other systems

UK-based developer Super Icon is behind the fun-looking Life of Pixel, which is available to download now on PlayStation Vita. It plays like a platform game and allows you to progress through several eras of gaming by giving you a broad selection of levels based on various classic old-school...

Nintendo Download: 9th May 2013 (North America)

9th May 2013 (North America)

Mario and DK team up, X-rated speed, game development dreams and more

It's that time again, North America, when your Nintendo systems are updated with new downloadable delights to sample. The humble Wii is the only platform to miss out, and overall you have Virtual Console titles to consider, a retail demo and some fresh games to contemplate...

News: Shadow of the Eternals Will Cost $5 Per Episode, Contains Art Assets Purchased From Silicon Knights

Shadow of the Eternals Will Cost $5 Per Episode, Contains Art Assets Purchased From Silicon Knights

More details emerge for Eternal Darkness successor

Precursor has revealed some details about how it intends to distribute its Eternal Darkness "spiritual successor" Shadow of the Eternals. Speaking on the company's official site, Technical Director Sean Thompson had this to say: Our plan is $5 / episode, via digital delivery. However other...

News: Club Nintendo Refunds Coins To Wii U Owners Who Picked Up Super Metroid

Club Nintendo Refunds Coins To Wii U Owners Who Picked Up Super Metroid

It'll be 30c on the Wii U Virtual Console soon

For many Nintendo fans racking up reward coins - or stars in Europe - has been part of their gaming lives for a while now. The idea is people can use their Coins to purchase Nintendo goodies and sometimes the rewards catalogue even features a few games for people to pick up. The North American Club...