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News: The Wonderful 101's Download Will Grab Over 10GB of Precious Hard Drive Space

The Wonderful 101's Download Will Grab Over 10GB of Precious Hard Drive Space

Put the kettle on

While Pikmin 3 is all the rage on the Wii U in Europe right now, with North America soon to follow, PlatinumGames will be bringing its own brand of anarchic action and real-time strategy to the system with The Wonderful 101; it arrives in Europe on 23rd August and the U.S. on 15th September. For those looking to pick up the...

News: Two Tribes Planning Classics Series on the Wii U eShop

Two Tribes Planning Classics Series on the Wii U eShop

"We're already working on them behind the scenes"

Two Tribes has been a busy studio in recent times, bringing Toki Tori 2 to the Wii U eShop, a '+' version to Steam on PC, and has also confirmed to us on multiple occasions that updates to the Wii U version will add features such as the level creation tool. While that's plenty to deal with, the...

News: Gamers in Europe Can Download Pikmin 3 Now By Picking Up A Code From GAME

Gamers in Europe Can Download Pikmin 3 Now By Picking Up A Code From GAME

Redeem the code for an early Pikmin fix

Pikmin 3 will be available to buy from stores or download from the Wii U eShop this Friday in Europe but eager players can get hold of it sooner as UK-based retailer GAME is selling and distributing eShop codes right now. Although GAME are based in the UK, anyone living in Europe can buy the code from them...

News: Indie Developers Outline Nintendo's Approach Compared to Sony and Microsoft

Indie Developers Outline Nintendo's Approach Compared to Sony and Microsoft

"Nintendo is just doing the right thing without making a big fuss about it"

There's been a great deal of praise in recent times, from small developers, around Nintendo's efforts to support them in bringing content to the eShop platforms, particularly on Wii U. On the console battleground of the next few years, especially as hardware manufacturers...

News: EarthBound Translator Shares Insight Into Preparing a Cult Classic for the West

EarthBound Translator Shares Insight Into Preparing a Cult Classic for the West

"It’s really a glass half full kind of game"

With EarthBound's arrival on the Wii U Virtual Console last week, many gamers can finally gain an insight into why the SNES title has accumulated such a vocal fan-base, despite its modest Western sales — it didn't even reach Europe — when it was originally released. It's a game lauded for its...

News: Nintendo Not Accepting Independent Wii U Developers Based in Japan "At This Time"

Nintendo Not Accepting Independent Wii U Developers Based in Japan "At This Time"

GDC form rules studios out

Update: Nintendo has issued the following statement to Eurogamer, which unfortunately says relatively little. Ultimately, it's the decision of each regional body of Nintendo to decide on licensing policies, so this is a decision squarely on the shoulders of the Japanese licensing department. The policy in question is...

News: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Aiming For August Arrival on the Wii U eShop

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Aiming For August Arrival on the Wii U eShop

Has been sent to Nintendo for approval

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dream, from developer Black Forest Games, was confirmed for the Wii U eShop earlier this year, after a successful crowdfunding campaign brought the game to PC last year and to the Xbox 360 and PS3 in recent months. For those awaiting the Wii U arrival, the good news is that it's not far...

News: South Park Creators Cite Earthbound as a Major Inspiration for Their Own Game

South Park Creators Cite Earthbound as a Major Inspiration for Their Own Game

Praise from all corners

South Park: The Stick of Truth is an RPG based on the adult cartoon series, and one that's had a troubled and challenging development history to date. It is coming, though, and is a project with the full involvement of series creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. During a panel at Comic-Con, the two writers behind the...