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News: Blast 'Em Bunnies Targeting March Release On Nintendo 3DS

Blast 'Em Bunnies Targeting March Release On Nintendo 3DS

Pesky wabbit

Nnooo's first person shooter Blast 'Em Bunnies will be hitting the 3DS eShop on March 11th, it has been revealed. Costing $4.99 / €4.99 and backed up by a selection of paid-for DLC content, the game features 4 different weapons and 16 types of ammunition. The objective is to take down as many enemies as possible and collect coins,...

News: Mutant Mudds Super Challenge Has Been Submitted to Nintendo

Mutant Mudds Super Challenge Has Been Submitted to Nintendo

Prepare yourselves

Renegade Kid has had a pretty strong presence on the Nintendo eShop for this generation, and it was all kicked off by Mutant Mudds. A '12-Bit' 2D platformer, the original game launched on the 3DS eShop at a time when there were few worthwhile games to be found on the service. Mutant Mudds was already a tough game to begin with,...

News: Developer Casts Doubt on Wii U Port of Anima: Gate of Memories

Developer Casts Doubt on Wii U Port of Anima: Gate of Memories

It'll be a few months behind the other versions, regardless

A few of you may remember Anima: Ark of Sinners from back in the days of Wiiware. While the title may not have exactly delivered the highly polished experience that some may have expected, it was at least a mostly competent sidescroller set in the world of Anima: Beyond Fantasy. A few years...

News: Buddy & Me: Dream Edition is Coming to Wii U eShop This Spring

Buddy & Me: Dream Edition is Coming to Wii U eShop This Spring

A boy and his floppy-eared dragon thing

Buddy & Me was a cute endless runner released for mobile platforms a couple years back that followed the adventures of a little boy and his "Buddy", and it was praised for its fantasy-themed art style and universal appeal. Naturally, games such as this have a certain degree of overlap with the Wii U, given...

News: All amiibo Will Be Compatible with Pokkén Tournament

All amiibo Will Be Compatible with Pokkén Tournament

What might they do?

Pokkén Tournament is only about a month away from release, and it seems like the wait only gets more difficult the closer we get to launch day. The roster of fighters has grown a bit over the past few months, and it appears to be a flashy and enjoyable fighter that'll be filling an otherwise quiet month for the Wii U. It's also...

News: Shantae: Risky's Revenge Director's Cut is Nearing Release on Wii U

Shantae: Risky's Revenge Director's Cut is Nearing Release on Wii U

Both in Europe and North America

Shantae has had a bit of a comeback in the last couple years, and it was arguably all kicked off by Shantae: Risky's Revenge. After the original Shantae released on the Game Boy Color, there was a gap of about eight years before the game received its sequel on DSiWare. This was followed up a few years later by...

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...