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News: Ubisoft Announces Just Dance: Disney Party 2 Is Coming To The Wii U This Holiday Season

Ubisoft Announces Just Dance: Disney Party 2 Is Coming To The Wii U This Holiday Season

Also arriving on the Wii

Just days after Disney fans got a sneak peak of the game at the D23 Expo 2015, Ubisoft in collaboration with Disney Interactive have announced Just Dance: Disney Party 2 is in development for multiple home consoles including Nintendo’s Wii U and also past generation system, the Wii. The title will include a variety of...

Video: Get Dizzy on Splatoon's New Flounder Heights Map

Get Dizzy on Splatoon's New Flounder Heights Map

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A week without more free Splatoon content is a week we'd rather not have. Thankfully the big squid in the sky has been kind yet again and graced us with a new map: Flounder Heights. This new map employs a unique variety of different levels, but without the sheer scale or linear vertical space of Moray Towers. It's certainly one...

Video: Super Mario Maker Contains Secret Fly Swatting Mini Game

Super Mario Maker Contains Secret Fly Swatting Mini Game

Mario Paint style

Not content with being what is arguably the ultimate 2D Mario experience, Super Mario Maker is also host to some neat little features burrowed away behind walls of code. One that caught our eye as we were playing was that shifting a block can sometimes reveal three flies from underneath it. Swatting these flies takes you away from...

News: Join Nintendo UK As They Play The First Hour Of Super Mario Maker On Twitch

Join Nintendo UK As They Play The First Hour Of Super Mario Maker On Twitch

5PM UK time today!

In our recent Super Mario Maker preview we said it "feels like a Nintendo game with no shortcuts or rushed compromises, and has evidently been a project carefully nurtured and prioritised. From the substantial functionality to the beautiful re-creation of 8- and 16-Bit Mario templates in HD, this really is shaping up to be the...

News: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director's Cut Getting Physical Release In North America

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director's Cut Getting Physical Release In North America

Cut-price release coming next month

It would appear that Wii U eShop platformer Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is getting an updated physical retail release in North America. Retailer Toys''R''Us has Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director's Cut listed for a September 8th release, and is pricing it at $39.99. Extra content exclusive

News: There's Another New Map Coming To Splatoon

There's Another New Map Coming To Splatoon

Welcome to Flounder Heights

Nintendo has revealed that yet another new map is coming to its online shooter Splatoon. Flounder Heights appears to be set in a compact network of apartment blocks, with plenty of vertical surfaces to make things nice and tactical. It will be added to the regular map rotation tonight in North America and tomorrow...

News: Rodea The Sky Soldier Special Edition Now Available For Pre-Order On Nintendo UK Store

Rodea The Sky Soldier Special Edition Now Available For Pre-Order On Nintendo UK Store

Wii version included, huzzah!

Although recently being delayed, Rodea The Sky Soldier is now available to pre-order on Nintendo's UK Store for both the 3DS and the Wii U version, the latter of which comes bundled with a Wii copy of the game as well. https://twitter.com/NintendoUK/status/633991626713624576 Strangely the only version that's available...

News: It's Autobots vs Decepticons in the Upcoming Transformers Splatfest

It's Autobots vs Decepticons in the Upcoming Transformers Splatfest

Transform and squid out!

Nintendo's regions have had their ups and downs with Splatfest themes, with some being much better than others. Nintendo of America has a doozy on the way, though, tying in with Hasbro for a Transformers event. The 24-hour face-off in North America will be Autobots vs Decepticons, with each player receiving a cool t-shirt...

Video: Things Go Bump In The Night In This Lego Dimensions Scooby Doo Trailer

Things Go Bump In The Night In This Lego Dimensions Scooby Doo Trailer

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It's not long now before the launch of Lego Dimensions, and here we have an exclusive trailer for the Scooby Doo levels, as well as a close look at how this will play on the Wii U. While it's not right to have favourites, Scooby has to be up there with Back to the Future and Ghostbusters as a fan favourite brand. He's one of 14 franchises...

Video: Check Out the Diversity of the Question Block in Super Mario Maker With This Quirky Trailer

Check Out the Diversity of the Question Block in Super Mario Maker With This Quirky Trailer

Level creation meets game show

Those following it closely will already know a great deal about Super Mario Maker, which is making its way to Wii U on 11th September. Beyond its various features, however, is a huge helping of character and quirky presentation. The latest video shared by Nintendo's Japanese YouTube channel highlights that nicely,...

Video: Drench Yourself in Splatoon's New Rainmaker Mode

Drench Yourself in Splatoon's New Rainmaker Mode

Make it rain

Not content to rest on the wealth of free updates already, Nintendo has launched a new mode in Splatoon called Rainmaker. This mode tasks you and your team to carry a giant golden fish known as the Rainmaker into the enemy's base. You won't be defenceless though, charge this titular little number up and you'll unleash a flurry of ink...

Exclusive: MercurySteam Has Been Working On A Metroid Prototype For Wii U And 3DS

MercurySteam Has Been Working On A Metroid Prototype For Wii U And 3DS

Update: Anonymous developer tried to leak the game three months ago

Update: Since we posted the original story, we have since come across this curious post from 4chan's /v/ board (click that link at your own risk) which appears to show a member of Spain's development community attempting to leak the existence of MercurySteam's Metroid. The post...