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News: Next Level Games on Working With Nintendo to Create Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

Next Level Games on Working With Nintendo to Create Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

Miyamoto demanded a multiplayer experience to rival Mario Kart

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon is being released on the 3DS at the end of this month. It's been developed by the Canadian studio Next Level Games, the team behind a host of Nintendo games such as Punch-Out!!, Mario Smash Football and Mario Strikers Charged. There's no doubt that landing the...

Interview: Vblank Entertainment On Bringing a Retro Rampage to WiiWare

Vblank Entertainment On Bringing a Retro Rampage to WiiWare

"It’s a twenty layer dip with something for everyone"

After a lengthy wait and a lingering suspicion that it would never come, Retro City Rampage has arrived on WiiWare, bringing its own blend of old-school game mechanics with a chaotic storytelling style. There are enough parodies and in-jokes to fill a dozen games, and it arrives on the...

News: Pwnee Studios: Nintendo Has Been Great To Work With

Pwnee Studios: Nintendo Has Been Great To Work With

Cloudberry Kingdom studio is "pumped" about working with The Big N

The general feeling from Wii U eShop developers seems to be that Nintendo is a pretty decent company to work with. Cloudberry Kingdom developer Pwnee Studios has reinforced this viewpoint in an interview with Aussie Gamer, where company co-founder TJ Lutz said: Nintendo has been...

News: You Can Now Control Your PC With Your Wii U GamePad

You Can Now Control Your PC With Your Wii U GamePad

UPDATE: Actually, it's the Pro Controller, not the GamePad

Update: As several helpful readers have pointed out, this hack is actually for the Wii U Pro Controller and not the GamePad — although someone is working on it. Apologies for any misunderstanding or disappointment caused. Those bedroom coders. Is there anything they can't do? Take the...

Rumour: Aliens: Colonial Marines Tester Says Wii U Version Is "The Worst"

Aliens: Colonial Marines Tester Says Wii U Version Is "The Worst"

"It is a bit of a joke"

One of the worst things about the internet is that people can post things with very little proof and others will gleefully report it as fact. So please, as you read and digest the following item of news, be aware that we're treating it as a rumour for the time being. A Reddit poster by the name of “soetester” (Sega of...

News: Castlevania Producer Would Love To Work With Nintendo On Zelda

Castlevania Producer Would Love To Work With Nintendo On Zelda

Dave Cox wants a link to the future

Nintendo's stance on collaborating with other developers is resulting in some interesting new titles, and rightly so — given the highly-esteemed nature of the company's portfolio, it's no surprise that other devs are falling over themselves to join forces with the Kyoto-based veteran. Speaking to Dutch site...

News: Journey Developer's Next Game Could Be Coming To The Wii U

Journey Developer's Next Game Could Be Coming To The Wii U

A match made in heaven?

Thatgamecompany's Journey has received a lot of love since its release on PS3 last March. The game's own epic journey saw it grow from humble PSN sleeper to assailing many "Game Of The Year" lists, not to mention the eight BAFTA nominations (for Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Best Game, Game Design, Game...

News: Wii U Should Do As Well As The Wii, Says Developer

Wii U Should Do As Well As The Wii, Says Developer

"There’s a lot of potential that’s not tapped yet"

We've had a lot of negative news regarding the Wii U lately, so it's nice to have something positive to report. Giants Software's Marc Schwegler has stated that he feels the console could be even more popular than its predecessor, the Wii — which at the time of writing, has sold over 98...

Developer Interview: Why The 90's Arcade Racer Is The Ultimate Love Letter To Sega's Daytona USA

Why The 90's Arcade Racer Is The Ultimate Love Letter To Sega's Daytona USA

Antonis Pelekanos talks exclusively about the hottest racer on the Wii U eShop

The news that The 90's Arcade Racer is coming to the Wii U eShop courtesy of Nicalis has pretty much made our week — this colourful love letter to Sega's arcade racers is shaping up to be one of our most eagerly-awaited download releases of 2013. We spoke to the...

Talking Point: The Emergence of "Niche" Japanese Titles Into The Nintendo Mainstream

The Emergence of "Niche" Japanese Titles Into The Nintendo Mainstream

If in doubt, go with what you know

As the weeks pass of Wii U's early days, and the 3DS campaigns to prove that gaming handhelds still have a major role to play, there are some signs that Nintendo's being forced to adjust its strategies when preparing new games. With the previous week's debates about third party content — both multi-platform and...