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Nintendo Download: 1st May (North America)

1st May (North America)

Triple Kirby, Mario Golf, Mega May begins and more!

It's Nintendo Download time, North America, and this week brings some rather tempting offerings to both the Wii U and 3DS. There are retro classics on both Virtual Consoles along with brand new software, while some discounts and two major retail titles also make an appearance. Let's get to the...

News: Cosmochoria Confirmed for Wii U Release

Cosmochoria Confirmed for Wii U Release

Another eShop game via Kickstarter

One project that's been covered in our recent Kickstarter campaign summaries is Cosmochoria, originally a PC title that saw a worryingly large Wii U stretch goal drastically reduced once the developer learned of the relative potential ease of porting to Nintendo's system. As of our last update at the weekend it...

Exclusive: Opposable Games On Bringing Second-Screen Tactical Action To The Wii U With Salvaged

Opposable Games On Bringing Second-Screen Tactical Action To The Wii U With Salvaged

"Wii U is the perfect fit for the game"

UK-based indie studio Opposable Games has just confirmed that it is planning to bring its unique real time, second-screen strategy title Salvaged to the Wii U eShop, should the game successfully reach its Kickstarter goal of $125,000. We caught up with Design Director James Parker to chat about the...

News: Chasing Aurora Dev Is Considering Bringing Semi-Sequel Secrets of Raetikon To Wii U

Chasing Aurora Dev Is Considering Bringing Semi-Sequel Secrets of Raetikon To Wii U

"Porting it to Wii U should be rather straight forward"

Chasing Aurora was one of the Wii U's most interesting and unique launch titles, and when developer Broken Rules confirmed that it was working on a spiritual sequel, many Nintendo fans hoped that they'd get to play it. However, amid comments from the studio that Chasing Aurora didn't meet...

Review: Child of Light (Wii U eShop)

Child of Light (Wii U eShop)

The brush is as mighty as the sword

Listen, dear readers, and we shall recall our journeys with Child of Light. The darling of Ubisoft Montreal, it has become known as a beautiful sight. Screenshots and videos released to the world have proven its visuals most stunning. Yet when the tale is told and story unfurled, will all its design be as...

News: Infinity Runner Heading To Wii U eShop

Infinity Runner Heading To Wii U eShop

Includes multiplayer support for up to 32 players

Award winning game studio Wales Interactive have informed us that they’ll be bringing their latest title, Infinity Runner, to the Wii U eShop this Summer. Described as Mirror’s Edge meets Mass Effect, the sci-fi action running game is currently in development for Wii U, PS4, PS3, PS Vita, PC, Mac...

News: Nintendo Serves Up New Videos For Kirby, NES Remix 2, Tomodachi Life and Mario Golf

Nintendo Serves Up New Videos For Kirby, NES Remix 2, Tomodachi Life and Mario Golf

Feast your eyes

After early months this year that have seen some major releases but also some quiet release spells, at retail and on the eShop platforms, we're now entering a stretch where most weeks have something enticing to separate us from our money. This week we have NES Remix 2 on the Wii U eShop, while next week Mario Golf: World Tour will...

News: Download Developer Hits a "Brick Wall" When Trying to Reach Nintendo Indie Executive for Interview

Download Developer Hits a "Brick Wall" When Trying to Reach Nintendo Indie Executive for Interview

Highlights low eShop sales and policies lagging behind Sony and Microsoft

Brandon Sheffield is, arguably, just the sort of developer Nintendo should be wooing — he produces games through his own studio Necrosoft, is an editor on Gamasutra and is a familiar face at industry events such as GDC (Game Developers Conference) and IDF (Independent Games...

News: Abyss Confirmed to be Venturing to Europe on 8th May

Abyss Confirmed to be Venturing to Europe on 8th May

A week after North America

It's not always easy for small developers and publishers to secure simultaneous releases across both North America and Europe, though EnjoyUp Games has been able to minimise the delay. Previously confirmed for 1st May in North America, gamers on the opposite side of the Atlantic will be able to dive into Abyss on the Wii U...

News: Mega Man Battle Network 3 Headed to the Wii U Virtual Console

Mega Man Battle Network 3 Headed to the Wii U Virtual Console

So says the Australian ratings board

This week's arrival of Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi's Island on the Wii U Virtual Console drew to a close the initial run of confirmed Game Boy Advance titles in the West. With more confirmed for Japan, however, we're simply awaiting formal details on what's next for those of us outside of Nintendo's homeland...

Review: Golden Sun (Wii U eShop / Game Boy Advance)

Golden Sun (Wii U eShop / Game Boy Advance)

Magic Hands Make Light Work

The more formulaic counterpart to RPG oddball Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, Golden Sun expands on proven genre archetypes to deliver an experience that both pays tribute to and refines the classic role-playing adventure. It also gives some Wii U owners, potentially, their first experience of a franchise that has a...

News: Super Toy Cars Announced for the Wii U eShop

Super Toy Cars Announced for the Wii U eShop

A game described as "Mario Kart meets Micro Machines"

Spanish developer Eclipse Games has recently announced that its “tabletop arcade combat” racer, Super Toy Cars, will be zooming on to the Wii U eShop in the near future. According to the developer, the title hopes to capture the essence of classic racing games such as Micro Machines, Super...

Video: New Child of Light 'Making Of' Focuses on Main Character and Narrative

New Child of Light 'Making Of' Focuses on Main Character and Narrative

"A modern fairy tale"

The Ubisoft Montreal team behind Child of Light has not been hiding their game under a bushel, no, but letting aspects of their project shine all the way up to its coming release. Not that any opportunity to gawk at the game's remarkable visuals is unwelcome. The latest "Making Of" video takes a few minutes to discuss Aurora,...

News: Stick It To The Man Will, Erm, Stick It To The Wii U on 1st May

Stick It To The Man Will, Erm, Stick It To The Wii U on 1st May

It looks insane, of course

You may remember news earlier this year of Stick It To The Man being confirmed for the Wii U. It's a peculiar-looking title that involves puzzle-solving, some stealth and platforming, along with mind reading. All standard stuff. It's previously been released on PC, PS3 and Vita, but developer Zoink Games told us that, for...

Nintendo Download: 24th April (North America)

24th April (North America)

NES is remixed, Child of Light, Yoshi's back, a golfing demo and more

It's that time again, North America, for your Nintendo Download update news. This week brings two high profile titles to the Wii U eShop, along with the latest Game Boy Advance Virtual Console offering. It's more of a mixed bag on the 3DS, though there is a demo for a major retail...

News: Multiplayer Sci-Fi Alien Shooter Hive Jump Coming to Wii U

Multiplayer Sci-Fi Alien Shooter Hive Jump Coming to Wii U

Not for the faint hearted

Undoubtedly drawing inspiration from classic sci-fl horror flicks such as Ridley Scott’s Alien, indie game developer Graphite Labs has revealed via Twitter that it will be bringing its own video game adaption of this classic genre to the Wii U. Thanks to Nintendo’s “open arms” towards indie development, Hive Jump...

News: North American Club Nintendo Update Closes Down Physical Rewards Until May

North American Club Nintendo Update Closes Down Physical Rewards Until May

More game downloads added in the interim

Club Nintendo patrons in North America who were saving up their coins for some tangible Nintendo memorabilia will apparently have to wait a while before doing so as the program undergoes a system update. Visitors to the Club Nintendo rewards page will be met with the following message: Orders for physical...