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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:...

News: Capcom Reiterates Stance On Further Disney Remastering

Capcom Reiterates Stance On Further Disney Remastering

If DuckTales: Remastered sells, more could be made

When DuckTales: Remastered was announced by Capcom earlier this year, speculation that the publisher may create HD adaptations of its other classic Disney titles naturally emerged. This anticipation for another has been snowballing ever since and was fueled when the game's producer Rey Jimenez...

Interview: Denis Dyack on Shadow of the Eternals, Community Engagement and Eternal Darkness

Denis Dyack on Shadow of the Eternals, Community Engagement and Eternal Darkness

Precursor's chief creative hopes to give players the power of development

Silicon Knights' Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem was hands-down one of the Gamecube's most memorable gems. Its tale of unimaginable death and woe through the ages was all well and good for a horror game in the style of author HP Lovecraft, but the title really carved a...

News: Zombie Title How to Survive Confirmed for the Wii U eShop, Without Online Multiplayer

Zombie Title How to Survive Confirmed for the Wii U eShop, Without Online Multiplayer

Of course...

Earlier this month we reported on ratings suggesting that zombie title How to Survive — from 505 games — looked set for the Wii U eShop. That was good news for keen zombie-slayers, which is now excellent news with confirmation that the rating was correct; it'll hit the eShop as well as PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Of course, with this...

Review: Galaga (Wii U eShop / NES)

Galaga (Wii U eShop / NES)

That man is playing Galaga!

Galaga is old. It may well state 1988 on Galaga’s NES title screen, but that refers to its European and US release date, the Japanese Famicom conversion was released early in 1985 and they are all based on a port of Namco’s 1981 coin-op. This means that with any Wii U Virtual Console purchase you must consider if you...

Review: Pokémon Rumble U (Wii U eShop)

Pokémon Rumble U (Wii U eShop)

Wind me up

Nintendo has never been afraid to spin one of its biggest money makers, Pokémon, off into various weird and wonderful directions in between the mainline RPGs that are the franchise's bread and Butterfree. There have been puzzle games, the delightful safari of Pokémon Snap and, perhaps strangest of all, a crossover with Nobunaga's...

News: Small Developers Coming to the Wii U eShop Outline Positives and Negatives

Small Developers Coming to the Wii U eShop Outline Positives and Negatives

Wii U "has a veritable toybox of controller options to play with"

With last week's reveal of a series of new titles coming to the Wii U eShop later this year and into 2014, we've seen the first wave of what could become a steady stream of new developers and projects for the platform; in a lot of cases these are multiplatform titles, with some...

News: Momonga Pinball Adventures Heading To Wii U

Momonga Pinball Adventures Heading To Wii U

Another mobile game makes the leap to Wii U

Update: Paladin Studios has been in touch to say it has incorrectly stated Nintendo will be making more official indie announcements next week. Original Article: Paladin Studios has confirmed its mobile pinball game Momonga Pinball Adventures is heading to Wii U and will be shown off during Nintendo's...

Interview: Ripstone on Pure Chess, Knytt Underground and Joining the eShop

Ripstone on Pure Chess, Knytt Underground and Joining the eShop

Pushing cross-platform play and planning for the future

After a spell of silence and mystery beyond games confirmed earlier in the year, we're now getting a better idea of the range of titles coming to the Wii U eShop in the rest of 2013 and into 2014. More from North American developers is likely to emerge in the coming weeks and months, while...

News: Denis Dyack - "Actions Will Speak Volumes" as Precursor Games Seeks to Build Trust

Denis Dyack - "Actions Will Speak Volumes" as Precursor Games Seeks to Build Trust

Dyack tells us about the role of the community in Shadow of the Eternals

On paper Shadow of the Eternals has a lot going for it — it's a spiritual successor to iconic GameCube title Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem, and key figures from developer Silicon Knights are part of Precursor Games, which is developing the new game. As with anything in...