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News: Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Bonus Edition Confirmed For North America and Europe

Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Bonus Edition Confirmed For North America and Europe

Sonic's having a NiGHTMARE

Yesterday we brought you the news of a special Wii U version of Sonic Lost World that contains content from the classic title NiGHTS into Dreams.... It was revealed in a UK trailer for the game but did not announce any other regions. Well, fear not, as SEGA has now confirmed the Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Bonus Edition...

News: The Wonderful 101's Original Concept Included an "All-Star Cast of Nintendo Characters"

The Wonderful 101's Original Concept Included an "All-Star Cast of Nintendo Characters"

The Bayonetta series was on the "brink of disappearing"

Hideki Kamiya, the director of The Wonderful 101, has been in Cologne, Germany to meet fans and the press ahead of the game's release in the region. Naturally, he's also taken the opportunity to talk about PlatinumGames' other Wii U exclusive, Bayonetta 2, which is due to arrive in 2014...

News: PlatinumGames Discusses the Expanded Target Audience of The Wonderful 101

PlatinumGames Discusses the Expanded Target Audience of The Wonderful 101

"This is a chance for people who usually don't play Platinum titles"

The Wonderful 101 arrives in Europe this week and on 15th September in North America, and of all the major Wii U retail releases this year is arguably the most unique. Creative, high-octane action titles are somewhat expected of its developer, PlatinumGames, but nevertheless this...

Video: This Exclusive Skylanders Swap Force Footage Shows More Characters in Action

This Exclusive Skylanders Swap Force Footage Shows More Characters in Action

Family Gamer takes a look

Skylanders Swap Force is getting closer, and it seemed that Activision’s retail partners had pretty much let the cat out of the bag on most characters. However, at Gamescom in Cologne we discovered there were still a few surprises. Very kindly, Activision gave us an exclusive first look at a new Skylanders Swap Force...

News: Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Edition Announced, Features NiGHTS Into Dreams Content

Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Edition Announced, Features NiGHTS Into Dreams Content

Revealed in a UK trailer, other regions yet to be announced

SEGA has revealed a new UK trailer for Sonic Lost World showing off a special edition that contains "exclusive deadlier game content". There isn't a whole lot of information given as to what will feature in this particular version but it does show off some bosses from NiGHTS Into...

News: Petit Computer Looks Set for the 3DS

Petit Computer Looks Set for the 3DS

Let's all code a smiley face pixel

While not necessarily a blockbuster hit, DSiWare title Petit Computer has earned a loyal, dedicated group of programmers around the world. Using BASIC code, it provides a surprisingly robust, powerful tool to create small games and share them online, even if it wasn't quite perfect in its execution. Of course,...

News: Retro City Rampage is Totally Coming to the 3DS eShop

Retro City Rampage is Totally Coming to the 3DS eShop

Will be playable at PAX Prime

Update 2: Brian Provinciano has now posted an official update to confirm the 3DS release. The target release window is the Holiday season, and below is part of the statement. The 3DS version is the first that's required significant development work. While all previous versions were nearly pixel-for-pixel identical,...

Developer Interview: Shin'en Multimedia Talks About Jett Rocket II, New Modes and Sticking with Nintendo

Shin'en Multimedia Talks About Jett Rocket II, New Modes and Sticking with Nintendo

"We already talk about Jett Rocket 3"

When Jett Rocket was released on WiiWare it was impressive on a number of levels. Most importantly, it was fun, a 3D action platformer that was not only a new IP but also enjoyable to play, earning 8/10 in our review. On another level it was an accomplished technical effort, with attractive visuals...

News: Firefly Revealed in New Batman: Arkham Origins Trailer

Firefly Revealed in New Batman: Arkham Origins Trailer

Robin, hand me the fly repellent Bat Spray!

Anyone following the official Batman: Arkham Origins Twitter account will have noticed Warner Bros. Montreal has been teasing several images and promising a big reveal at Gamescom. The close up screenshots seemed to suggest Firefly would be making an appearance in the upcoming game and the studio has...

News: EnjoyUp Games Bringing Shmup, Codenamed Project Aguraki, to the Wii U eShop

EnjoyUp Games Bringing Shmup, Codenamed Project Aguraki, to the Wii U eShop

Shoot everything

EnjoyUp Games has been a prolific developer and publisher on Nintendo's portable download platforms, and also notably brought the long awaited La-Mulana to WiiWare in the West. The company announced earlier in the year that it was working on unannounced projects for Nintendo's current home console, and has now given us a glimpse...

News: Ludosity's Ittle Dew Was Pitched to Nintendo as a Zelda Game

Ludosity's Ittle Dew Was Pitched to Nintendo as a Zelda Game

Were told they were welcome to "release as is" for themselves

Earlier in the Summer Ludosity confirmed that it's bringing its title Ittle Dew to the Wii U eShop. It's often been described as a "Zelda-inspired" game, and not in the usual practice of listing popular franchises that have had some minor influence on a game. This really is a game with...

News: The Wonderful 101 Reportedly Shipping Just 30,000 Copies for Japanese Launch

The Wonderful 101 Reportedly Shipping Just 30,000 Copies for Japanese Launch

Can our heroes gather up higher numbers?

It looks like The Wonderful 101 will be seeing an underpowered start in Japan with a limited number of copies available at launch. Siliconera is citing Japanese retail blog Sinobi, which is stating that PlatinumGames’ colourful action title will apparently ship only 30,000 copies for its 24th August...

News: Ubisoft Reveals JRPG-Inspired Child of Light at GDC Europe

Ubisoft Reveals JRPG-Inspired Child of Light at GDC Europe

No news on platforms, will it come to Wii U?

Ubisoft has revealed Patrick Plourde, the director of Far Cry 3, is working on a much smaller downloadable title that is set to pay homage to classic JRPGs of yesteryear. It's called Child of Light and Plourde made the announcement during his panel at GDC Europe, where he explained the game will be a...

News: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Download Sails Away With 2.6GB of Memory

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Download Sails Away With 2.6GB of Memory

Dem HD Cels

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD arrives in October — and has been dated for 4th October in Europe — and gives a new generation a chance to experience the GameCube's main entry in the iconic series. For veterans of the game it'll bring HD visuals, new controls and some gameplay tweaks, of course, which may be enough to prompt...

First Impressions: Hometown Story

Hometown Story

At home in your pocket

The 3DS has been on the market for just under three years and it is already home to two Harvest Moon titles, an announced Rune Factory game, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, two entries in The Sims series, and now the upcoming Hometown Story. It seems as though if you’re looking for a life simulator of almost any kind,...

News: Zombie Title How to Survive Confirmed for the Wii U eShop, Without Online Multiplayer

Zombie Title How to Survive Confirmed for the Wii U eShop, Without Online Multiplayer

Of course...

Earlier this month we reported on ratings suggesting that zombie title How to Survive — from 505 games — looked set for the Wii U eShop. That was good news for keen zombie-slayers, which is now excellent news with confirmation that the rating was correct; it'll hit the eShop as well as PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Of course, with this...

News: Disney Infinity Has Reportedly Cost "Well Over $100 million" to Produce

Disney Infinity Has Reportedly Cost "Well Over $100 million" to Produce

"It's a Hail Mary with a tremendous amount of pressure to be a hit"

Disney Infinity is a game with the substantial muscle of its namesake company behind it, as it attempts to barge into the game-plus-collectible toy formula that's made Activision's accountants so very happy with the Skylanders franchise. With the build-up and range of add-ons and...

News: Pokémon X & Y Japanese Pre-Orders Pass a Quarter of a Million in Two Days

Pokémon X & Y Japanese Pre-Orders Pass a Quarter of a Million in Two Days

Bonuses and figurines sure help

Pokémon X & Y is likely to be a major sales success in the West, judging by the series' history and the hype for the title, but it's in Japan where excitement for the franchise is quite simply on another level. Pre-orders have launched in the region and, as well as hardware bundles selling out on Amazon, it...

News: Small Developers Coming to the Wii U eShop Outline Positives and Negatives

Small Developers Coming to the Wii U eShop Outline Positives and Negatives

Wii U "has a veritable toybox of controller options to play with"

With last week's reveal of a series of new titles coming to the Wii U eShop later this year and into 2014, we've seen the first wave of what could become a steady stream of new developers and projects for the platform; in a lot of cases these are multiplatform titles, with some...

News: Momonga Pinball Adventures Heading To Wii U

Momonga Pinball Adventures Heading To Wii U

Another mobile game makes the leap to Wii U

Update: Paladin Studios has been in touch to say it has incorrectly stated Nintendo will be making more official indie announcements next week. Original Article: Paladin Studios has confirmed its mobile pinball game Momonga Pinball Adventures is heading to Wii U and will be shown off during Nintendo's...

News: Toys R Us Announces Exclusive Range of Disney Infinity "Crystal" Figures

Toys R Us Announces Exclusive Range of Disney Infinity "Crystal" Figures

Also appear differently in the game

Toys R Us has just announced its exclusive line of Disney Infinity figures and power discs, or at least couple of the first items in its range. A special "Crystal" series will offer semi-transparent versions of the toys that also appear and behave differently in the game; they will only be available from the...