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News: Some Hometown Story Pre-Orders Coming with Plush Embers

Some Hometown Story Pre-Orders Coming with Plush Embers

Let them warm your heart

If you enjoy your games accompanied by soft, squishable companions, then Natsume has been quite the friend to you. Its pre-order deals in the past have included plush cows, yaks and a range of other critters and it looks set to continue that tradition with more plushie pals. For Hometown Story, the upcoming game from

News: Activision Committed To Doing 'Everything It Can' To Support Wii U

Activision Committed To Doing 'Everything It Can' To Support Wii U

Six titles are on the horizon

Activision Blizzard is now an independent company led by its CEO Bobby Kotick and co-chairman Brian Kelly after the pair formed an investment group to purchase 172 million shares in the firm. The publisher is aiming to continue its presence as a company with a "best-in-class franchise portfolio" and has six Wii U games...

News: The Wonderful 101's Download Will Grab Over 10GB of Precious Hard Drive Space

The Wonderful 101's Download Will Grab Over 10GB of Precious Hard Drive Space

Put the kettle on

While Pikmin 3 is all the rage on the Wii U in Europe right now, with North America soon to follow, PlatinumGames will be bringing its own brand of anarchic action and real-time strategy to the system with The Wonderful 101; it arrives in Europe on 23rd August and the U.S. on 15th September. For those looking to pick up the...

News: Kirby's Dream Land 2 Listed For North American 3DS eShop Release on 1st August

Kirby's Dream Land 2 Listed For North American 3DS eShop Release on 1st August

Suck it up

Game Boy title Kirby's Dream Land 2 arrived on the 3DS Virtual Console in Europe on 17th May 2012, over 14 months ago. So for portable Kirby fans in North America the question may well be, "where's my Kirby Game Boy fix, darn it?", as over 60 weekly updates have passed without a sniff of the release on that side of the Atlantic. Rest...

First Impressions: Disney Infinity

Disney Infinity

To Infinity and beyond

To be completely fair and totally honest, these are not our first impressions of Disney Infinity for the Wii U. Our first impressions came to mind long before we had a chance to play the game, and they were assuredly similar, if not identical, to most people’s thoughts. Our first impressions of Disney Infinity were...

News: Bike Rider DX Pedals Towards The 3DS eShop

Bike Rider DX Pedals Towards The 3DS eShop

See the world from the comfort of your bicycle

Vehicular platforming games are somewhat common fare for most gamers, but independent Japanese developer Spicysoft is looking to spice up the genre with an original game titled Bike Rider DX, which is set to launch on the North American 3DS eShop on 1st August, followed by a European eShop launch on...

News: SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge Confirmed For Wii U, Wii, 3DS And DS

SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge Confirmed For Wii U, Wii, 3DS And DS

Five player co-op will feature on the Wii U version

Activision and Nickelodeon have announced everyone's favourite water-absorbing sea creature will be starring in a new game later this year known as SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge. The game will be released on Wii U, Wii, 3DS and DS - as well as other platforms - and is being...

News: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Has Some DLC in Japan

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Has Some DLC in Japan

Costumes, quizzes and a brand new case

Capcom has announced a batch of downloadable content for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies in Japan. The game becomes available in the Land of the Rising Sun tomorrow and the extra content will slowly filter out throughout August and possibly beyond. First up, players can download three new...

News: Gamers in Europe Can Download Pikmin 3 Now By Picking Up A Code From GAME

Gamers in Europe Can Download Pikmin 3 Now By Picking Up A Code From GAME

Redeem the code for an early Pikmin fix

Pikmin 3 will be available to buy from stores or download from the Wii U eShop this Friday in Europe but eager players can get hold of it sooner as UK-based retailer GAME is selling and distributing eShop codes right now. Although GAME are based in the UK, anyone living in Europe can buy the code from them...

Video: Ubisoft Shows Off Splinter Cell Blacklist and Assassin's Creed IV

Ubisoft Shows Off Splinter Cell Blacklist and Assassin's Creed IV

Gearing up for blockbuster season

As the busy season of game releases — on Wii U and all platforms — gets ever closer, publishers will give us more and more teasers and footage to tempt us into picking their games abover others. Ubisoft is no different, and as a publisher bringing a number of triple-A titles to the Wii U, it's got some games...

News: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Aiming For August Arrival on the Wii U eShop

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Aiming For August Arrival on the Wii U eShop

Has been sent to Nintendo for approval

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dream, from developer Black Forest Games, was confirmed for the Wii U eShop earlier this year, after a successful crowdfunding campaign brought the game to PC last year and to the Xbox 360 and PS3 in recent months. For those awaiting the Wii U arrival, the good news is that it's not far...

News: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes To Feature Stan Lee as a Playable Character

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes To Feature Stan Lee as a Playable Character

And lots of others, naturally

In the coming months we're going to see an epic face-off, of sorts. Nope, we're not talking about the Wii U vs Xbox One vs PS4, or even 3DS vs anything with a small-ish screen, but a battle between superheroes for the public's affections. Yep, we have Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure coming to the Wii U...

Video: New Pokémon X & Y Footage Emerges, Proves How Exciting it Really Is

New Pokémon X & Y Footage Emerges, Proves How Exciting it Really Is

Off to the beach

While you may think you're getting hyped for Pokémon X & Y's arrival in October, you'll have to go some to show the level of excitement evident on Japanese TV show Pokémon Smash. Often the source — along with Coro Coro magazine — of early looks and exclusive reveals, the weekend's show brought more fresh footage of...