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News: Jools Watsham Wants to Know if You Want a Dementium III

Jools Watsham Wants to Know if You Want a Dementium III

The choice is yours

Dementium: The Ward was one of the first titles to be made by longtime Nintendo supporter, Renegade Kid. Though the game initially was planned as an entry in the Silent Hill series, it went on to develop its own identity and later received a sequel. Now, the first game has already been remastered for the 3DS and its sequel is...

News: More Details Emerge on the Launch of My Nintendo

More Details Emerge on the Launch of My Nintendo

Only one month to go

Update: The official English translation of the briefing is now live, reinforcing the details below. Original Article: As many of you are likely aware, Nintendo recently held another investor's meeting. While these things aren't strictly about big announcements that are entirely relevant to the general public, new details...

News: A Professor E. Gadd Costume is Coming to Super Mario Maker

A Professor E. Gadd Costume is Coming to Super Mario Maker

*Cackles*

It's been several since we've seen the last new Super Mario Maker costume added to the game, but the drought has finally been broken. Following on the heels of the long anticipated Princess Daisy, we will soon have access to a Professor E. Gadd costume. Professor E. Gadd is most notable for the part he's played in the Luigi's Mansion...

News: The Legend of Zelda for Wii U Gets Its 2016 Release Window Back, as Project Guard Slips to 'TBC'

The Legend of Zelda for Wii U Gets Its 2016 Release Window Back, as Project Guard Slips to 'TBC'

We believe

Nintendo's latest financial results have been published, with a generally mixed outcome, and its usual reports for the nine month period have included some interesting information. As always there's an updated release line-up, too, which on this occasion mostly keeps its powder dry. The one change that's immediately apparent relates to...

News: Dual Core Aims to Blend Twin Stick Shooting, Co-Op and a "Dash of RPG Elements" on Wii U

Dual Core Aims to Blend Twin Stick Shooting, Co-Op and a "Dash of RPG Elements" on Wii U

Gray Fin Studios prepares to make its console debut

The Wii U eShop has attracted a range of new developers into the console space, and now we can add Gray Fin Studios to the list. A family-run studio with prior experience in the triple-A scene, it's planning to make its console and PC debut with Dual Core; the Wii U will be the first console to get...

News: Gunscape, the Level Creator and Cross-Platform FPS, is Now Due on Wii U in Q2

Gunscape, the Level Creator and Cross-Platform FPS, is Now Due on Wii U in Q2

It's like Minecraft and Quake II had a baby

Last year we told you about Gunscape, which is a retro-styled FPS in which players can design their own stages on which to do battle. If you think of the building blocks approach of Minecraft, then blend it with the cross-platform sharing and play of Cubemen 2, you'll have an idea of what it has to offer...

News: The Official Fire Emblem Fates Site is Now Live in North America

The Official Fire Emblem Fates Site is Now Live in North America

Which side will you choose?

In just a few weeks, Fire Emblem Fates will finally release in North America, giving gamers the opportunity to experience the hotly anticipated sequel to Fire Emblem: Awakening. We really liked it based off of a recent preview build, and it's certainly shaping up to deliver some excellent strategic action. And with two...

News: The Game Lineup for EVO 2016 Has Been Announced

The Game Lineup for EVO 2016 Has Been Announced

Smash Bros. and Pokken Tournament are Nintendo's entrants

For those of you who aren't followers of the competitive gaming scene, the Evolution Championship Series (EVO) is one of the biggest annual fighting game tournaments in the world. Famous fighting games like Street Fighter and Tekken are featured and it gives viewers the opportunity to watch...

News: Shutshimi Will Bring Shmup Mayhem to Wii U in North America on 4th February

Shutshimi Will Bring Shmup Mayhem to Wii U in North America on 4th February

Don't shoot these fish in a barrel

We've been looking forward to Shutshimi for quite some time - developed by Neon Deity Games and published by Choice Provisions, it's a shoot 'em up in a WarioWare style with extremely short levels and plenty of chaos on screen. It's previously arrived on PSN but has taken a little while to make it over to the Wii...

News: Mighty No. 9 Has Been Delayed Once Again as Keiji Inafune Offers Sincere Apologies

Mighty No. 9 Has Been Delayed Once Again as Keiji Inafune Offers Sincere Apologies

Now targeting Spring

Mighty No. 9 began with a spectacularly successful Kickstarter campaign, with the project leadership of Keiji Inafune and the sense of it being a spiritual successor to Mega Man being factors in its popularity. Since that period of hype in mid 2013 it's endured some tougher times, though - the final visual style has been...

News: Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty! Has Been Approved for Release on Wii U

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty! Has Been Approved for Release on Wii U

Release date impending

About a week ago, it was stated that Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty! was 'literally in the final steps' to completion. It wasn't stated exactly what this meant, but the implication was that there would be more news in the near future. It appears that this was indeed the case, as a new post recently went up on the game's website that...

News: Dementium Remastered Targets a February Release in Europe and Australia, Dementium II Remastered Nears Completion

Dementium Remastered Targets a February Release in Europe and Australia, Dementium II Remastered Nears Completion

Sequel aiming for both regions together

With a simplified and global rating system now in place, download developers have one less hurdle to clear when working towards bringing their games to both North America and Europe / Australia. Renegade Kid is one studio utilising the new system, and now has a tentative release target for Dementium Remastered...

News: FreezeME Has Been Approved for a Wii U Release by Nintendo of America

FreezeME Has Been Approved for a Wii U Release by Nintendo of America

Bringing back the N64 platformer

On the Nintendo 64, games such as Super Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, and Donkey Kong 64 redefined what could be done with the platforming genre with another dimension tossed in. But now, it seems like the good old days of the adventure-style 3D platformers have all but gone away, with very few notable releases in recent...

News: Splatoon's Last Free Update Map Goes Live Tomorrow

Splatoon's Last Free Update Map Goes Live Tomorrow

That's sixteen stages

About a week ago, the final weapon for Splatoon's constant stream of new, extra content went live and signaled the end of the long run. Following that right up, the final new stage will go live tomorrow and bring the stage count to its final amount of sixteen. The new stage is Ancho-V Games, and this appears to be one of the...

Video: Bravely Second: End Layer Story Trailer is Big on Drama and Humorous Lines

Bravely Second: End Layer Story Trailer is Big on Drama and Humorous Lines

It's time to bust some Ba'als!

Bravely Second: End Layer is about a month away in Europe, and was recently confirmed for a 15th April arrival in North America. After the first title's success in the West Square Enix will no doubt be hoping to repeat the trick. As is often the case with titles like these Nintendo is assisting with marketing...

News: Bravely Second: End Layer, Including a Collector's Edition, is Heading to North America on 15th April

Bravely Second: End Layer, Including a Collector's Edition, is Heading to North America on 15th April

Good times

North American RPG fans have had to wait a surprising amount of time, but there's now a solid release date for Bravely Second: End Layer in the region. It's coming to the territory on 15th April, and a Collector's Edition is coming too. Due in Europe on 26th February, the wait for North America is thankfully not as bad as it could have...

News: Aperion Cyberstorm to Utilise 'Golf Grip' Setup to Support Wii Remote Controls for a Twin-Stick Shooter

Aperion Cyberstorm to Utilise 'Golf Grip' Setup to Support Wii Remote Controls for a Twin-Stick Shooter

To help players struggling to rustle up five controllers

Aperion Cyberstorm is a colourful twin-stick shooter that's on the way to the Wii U eShop this year, and will be the debut of UK studio aPriori Digital. We say twin-stick shooter as that's the way we've played it; you move with the left stick and aim / shoot with the right stick. Yet as it's a...