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News: Precursor And Nintendo In "Constant" Contact Regarding Eternal Darkness Successor

Precursor And Nintendo In "Constant" Contact Regarding Eternal Darkness Successor

"They have been very supportive of our endeavour"

Following the announcement of Eternal Darkness "spiritual successor" Shadow of the Eternals, many fans expressed concern regarding the game's link to the Silicon Knights' GameCube classic. If this was a true sequel — as the involvement of Denis Dyack would suggest — then why not call it Eternal...

News: Assassin's Creed Creator Fired From Ubisoft Less Than Two Months After Rejoining

Assassin's Creed Creator Fired From Ubisoft Less Than Two Months After Rejoining

"I intend to fight Ubisoft vigorously for my rights"

Patrice Désilets has been fired from Ubisoft less than two months after rejoining the company following the collapse of THQ. Désilets was one of the leading figures in the creation of the million-selling Assassin's Creed series, and departed Ubisoft in 2010 in order to take some time out from...

News: DICE Tested Its Frostbite Engine On Wii U, Wasn't Enamoured With The Results

DICE Tested Its Frostbite Engine On Wii U, Wasn't Enamoured With The Results

Dat "unprecedented relationship"

DICE's Johan Andersson has hinted that the company's future Star Wars titles won't be making their way to the Wii U. Speaking about the new publishing agreement between Disney and EA on Twitter, Andersson stated that the company's titles will be built using its Frostbite 3 game engine — which means that there's...

News: Nintendo Issues Statement on Wii U Hacking Attempt

Nintendo Issues Statement on Wii U Hacking Attempt

The system appears to be secure

Nintendo has responded to claims by hacking group, Wiikey, that it's hacked the Wii U to play pirated, copied games. While Nintendo does acknowledge that it's aware of the reported hacking, the Wii U appears to still be secure. Responding to the circulating reports, Nintendo issued a statement to Eurogamer:...

Exclusive: Tengami Confirmed For Wii U Release

Tengami Confirmed For Wii U Release

Nyamyam authorised as Wii U developer

UK developer Nyamyam has exclusively confirmed to us that Tengami is coming to the Wii U eShop. The game is currently in development for the Apple iPad. The studio has issued us with this statement regarding the news: Last year we asked on Twitter whether you would like to see Tengami on the Wii U. The...

News: Nintendo To Reveal Retro's New Wii U Game "In The Not So Distant Future"

Nintendo To Reveal Retro's New Wii U Game "In The Not So Distant Future"

Counting down the days

Are you dying to know what Retro Studios is working on right now? Well you won't have to wait much longer, because Nintendo's Hiro Yamada has told Official Nintendo Magazine that the company will be lifting the lid on the new Wii U title soon. Retro moved to larger offices last year, presumably to enlarge its workforce for...

News: Psychoz Interactive Becomes Wii U Developer, Announces Forgotten Memories

Psychoz Interactive Becomes Wii U Developer, Announces Forgotten Memories

Indie dev brings survival horror to the eShop

George Paz of Psychoz Interactive took to Twitter to announce that the indie developer is now an authorized Wii U developer and will be bringing its upcoming survival horror title, Forgotten Memories, to the eShop. Paz expressed interest in becoming a Wii U developer back in March. The game, which is...

News: Developers: No Nostalgia Allowed in Creating Core of Dark Moon

Developers: No Nostalgia Allowed in Creating Core of Dark Moon

Mario minus Mario

When making a game in a universe with such massive, long-standing presence as the Mario series, it would seem a no-brainer to start mixing that familiar essence in right from square one. But not so with Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon; the brother was granted a cleaner slate. In an interview with Gamasutra, developer Bryce Holliday...

News: Nnooo: Australian Ratings System Prevents Indies From Releasing Games Down Under

Nnooo: Australian Ratings System Prevents Indies From Releasing Games Down Under

The studio calls for a self-rated, no-fee model

Australian Wii U owners are often frustrated when they do not receive games other Western nations do. Despite being a PAL region, games don't always make it Down Under as we've seen very recently with the news that Fast & Furious: Showdown will be not be made available. That game is published by...