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News: Mario Kart Super Circuit Arrives on the Wii U eShop This Week in Europe

Mario Kart Super Circuit Arrives on the Wii U eShop This Week in Europe

Yes, we're still waiting for the download update information

We're not sure why, but at the time of writing we're yet to receive the usual Nintendo Download Update news for Europe; we've enquired to see what's happening, in any case. Yet Nintendo of Europe does have its line-up at least partially confirmed, stating on Twitter that Mario Kart Super...

News: Take on 3D Streets of Rage 2 With a Pal

Take on 3D Streets of Rage 2 With a Pal

As long as you're in hitting distance of each other

Sega's 3D conversions of classic titles have been consistently satisfying, often adding levels of polish and features that... Do we really have to say this? Ugh... Nintendon't. 3D Streets of Rage 2 looks to continue this trend, according to a recent report from Famitsu. The simultaneous two-player...

News: ​New FAST Racing Neo Footage is Set to be Revealed in Summer

​New FAST Racing Neo Footage is Set to be Revealed in Summer

"The biggest, and most beautiful game we ever did."

Remember FAST Racing Neo? You'd be forgiven for forgetting about it, as Shin'en has been rather reluctant to release much information about the racing extravaganza. The sequel to the popular Wiiware hit, FAST- Racing League, it promises to deliver a blisteringly fast experience in glorious 60 FPS...

News: Fire Emblem: If Special Edition Bundle Sold Out In Japan, Sparks Second Shipment for Pre-Orders

Fire Emblem: If Special Edition Bundle Sold Out In Japan, Sparks Second Shipment for Pre-Orders

If only it was out in the West this year

It seems Intelligent systems has pulled it out of the bag with its latest release. The brand new game in the Fire Emblem series has sold out of its pre-orders for the Special Edition pack, resulting in a second shipment being ordered for Japan. Some people may call this an ironic twist of fate, after Fire...

News: ​Vote Now and Decide Which Classic Mega Man Title Will Kick Off Mega May in North America

​Vote Now and Decide Which Classic Mega Man Title Will Kick Off Mega May in North America

The choice is yours

If you'll remember back to this time last year, Capcom ran an event called "Mega May" in which at least one new Mega Man title was released on the Virtual Console each week. It was primarily focused on launching the remaining Game Boy Mega Man games as well as two from the GBC, though the Wii U didn't receive as much love...

News: ​Atlus Reveals its DLC Plans for Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker

​Atlus Reveals its DLC Plans for Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker

Plenty of content to keep demon tamers happy

There's only a few weeks left now until Atlus launches its latest entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series, Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker. The enhanced remake promises to give players plenty of bang for their buck, adding a second story campaign that nearly doubles the estimated...

News: Guitar Hero Live Won't Work With Your Old Gear Or DLC, Won't Be A Yearly Series

Guitar Hero Live Won't Work With Your Old Gear Or DLC, Won't Be A Yearly Series

"It's not 2010 any more"

Yesterday saw the official unveiling of Guitar Hero Live, the next entry in the long-running music game series. The new game uses live action footage to place you in the shoes of a leading rock guitarist, and will boast an entirely new peripheral to strum on. Guitar Hero isn't the only music franchise that is getting...

News: Etrian Mystery Dungeon, Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 And Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold All Coming To Europe

Etrian Mystery Dungeon, Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 And Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold All Coming To Europe

Physical and digital versions all confirmed

NIS America has confirmed that it is bringing three Atlus titles to European 3DS owners in 2015 and early 2016. First up is Etrian Mystery Dungeon, which is arriving this Autumn. A mash-up of the Etrian Odyssey and Mystery Dungeon series, it offers "infinitely random dungeon adventures". Shin Megami...

Video: Xenoblade Chronicles X May Have Been Subject to a Slight Graphics Downgrade

Xenoblade Chronicles X May Have Been Subject to a Slight Graphics Downgrade

Don’t worry, it’s not as bad as Watch Dogs

In modern game development, it can sometimes be tough for developers to fulfill their initial promise with a game. Often, this results from too much being shown too soon; as the project continues to grow and change, certain aspects must be scaled back in order to accommodate more. As alluded to in the...

News: The Scrappers Will Be Out to Get You in SteamWorld Heist

The Scrappers Will Be Out to Get You in SteamWorld Heist

Details of enemy types are shown off

SteamWorld Heist could be a download highlight of 2015, with the follow-up - not sequel - to SteamWorld Dig heading to Wii U and 3DS alongside a host of other platforms. 2D strategy takes the place of digging and jumping, while steampunk will be heading into outer space. The Image & Form blog is posting...

News: Turn It Up To Eleven, Guitar Hero Is Making A Glorious Comeback On Wii U

Turn It Up To Eleven, Guitar Hero Is Making A Glorious Comeback On Wii U

Get the band back together this Autumn in Guitar Hero Live

Activision has revealed the next game in the best-selling Guitar Hero series, and it's coming to the Wii U. Guitar Hero Live is something of a comeback for the franchise, which became massively popular during the PlayStation 2 era but faltered during the last console war. Coded by...

News: Super Doomed'n Damned to Channel Retro Capcom Action on Wii U This Year

Super Doomed'n Damned to Channel Retro Capcom Action on Wii U This Year

16-bit gameplay with modern touches

Action platformers were arguably the bread-and-butter of the 16-bit generation - though RPG fans will likely disagree - and considering the positive reaction to classics on the Virtual Console and new titles inspired by retro experiences, we're still suckers for some challenging running and jumping. Super Doomed'n...

News: Project X Zone 2 Crosses Over to the West For a Fall Release on Nintendo 3DS

Project X Zone 2 Crosses Over to the West For a Fall Release on Nintendo 3DS

The Super Smash Bros. of SRPGs gets a sequel

For those of you out of the loop, Project X Zone was a massive SRPG from Bandai Namco, Sega, and Capcom. Featuring over 200 characters (most of which you probably hadn't heard of) from 30 franchises between the three companies, it was quite the mashup. The unique combat system and the roster on offer made...

News: Xenoblade Chronicles X Will Use Downloadable Data Packs To Expedite Loading Times

Xenoblade Chronicles X Will Use Downloadable Data Packs To Expedite Loading Times

Only for the disc-based version, naturally

The disc-based version of Xenoblade Chronicles X will use free downloadable "data packs" to cut down loading times, it has been revealed. Developer Monolith Software is recommending that players download all of the packs, but if hard drive space is limited there is the option to pick and choose which ones...

News: Iron Combat: War in the Air Starts the Battle in Europe on 16th April

Iron Combat: War in the Air Starts the Battle in Europe on 16th April

Fire it up

There aren't many 3D futuristic flying action games on the 3DS eShop, which makes Iron Combat: War in the Air one to consider. Developed by Amzy and published by Teyon, this blends in-air shooting with some melee action thrown in; already out in North America, the good news for European portable players is that it's now dated for a 16th...

Gallery: Fresh Xenoblade Chronicles X Footage, Screens and Concept Art Arrive

Fresh Xenoblade Chronicles X Footage, Screens and Concept Art Arrive

Arts! Screens! Mechs!

Xenoblade Chronicles X arrives very soon in Japan, at the end of April, so there's a continued increase in hype and anticipation for Monolith Soft's RPG. The official website, for its part, continues to post regular updates to show a little more of what this huge adventure will have to offer. A range of new updates have been...

News: A Splash of New Details Emerge on Splatoon's Development and Inspiration

A Splash of New Details Emerge on Splatoon's Development and Inspiration

Colour us excited

We're on the home stretch now to the release of Splatoon, which was confirmed to be out on 29th May on the last Nintendo Direct. The colorful third person shooter has drawn plenty of attention in the industry and Reggie Fils-Aime even went so far as to say that this will do for shooters what Mario Kart did for racing. Quite a bold...

Video: A Closer Look at the Protagonist of Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight

A Closer Look at the Protagonist of Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight

See the demonic hero in action

As some of you are aware, Etrian Odyssey Untold 2: The Fafnir Knight launches this summer for North American gamers. Promising a brand new story mode on top of the original campaign of Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard, Etrian fans have plenty to look forward to in this one. In an effort to start building hype for...

News: Wii U Shooter Splatoon Makes EDGE Magazine's Cover

Wii U Shooter Splatoon Makes EDGE Magazine's Cover

Hype is building

Splatoon is arguably one of the Wii U's biggest games of 2015 - if not its biggest, now that Zelda has slipped to next year. It's something of a departure for Nintendo, a company which has traditionally resisted the video game industry's current focus on first and third-person shooting titles. However, Splatoon has found a very...

Video: Roguelike Adventure Temple Of Yog Celebrates Future Arrival On The Wii U eShop With A New Trailer

 Roguelike Adventure Temple Of Yog Celebrates Future Arrival On The Wii U eShop With A New Trailer

“Experience possible only on the unique hardware of the Wii U console”

Last year indie developer CHUDCHUD Industries announced the dungeon-crawler adventure, Temple of Yog, was on its way to the Wii U eShop. Since then, we haven’t heard all that much about it, but it appears the creators are now gearing up for the title’s official launch...

News: The Great Ace Attorney Special Edition Has The Best Incentive Ever - A Sherlock Holmes Briefcase

The Great Ace Attorney Special Edition Has The Best Incentive Ever - A Sherlock Holmes Briefcase

We deduce that this is awesome

The Great Ace Attorney, which will take the series into a new era and no doubt expand upon its various case-solving mechanics, is creeping closer to its release on 3DS in Japan. Gamers in the West can do little but look on in envy, unfortunately, and the special edition bundles will do little to ease our suffering...

News: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Developers Talk About its Long eShop Approval Process and Why it's Not Coming to the Original 3DS

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Developers Talk About its Long eShop Approval Process and Why it's Not Coming to the Original 3DS

"It's great to finally release something on Nintendo consoles"

As you're likely aware, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth was just recently confirmed for release on Wii U and the New Nintendo 3DS. The Zelda-inspired dungeon crawler caused quite a controversy back in the early days of the eShop when Nintendo rejected the game due to its questionable...