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News: Assault Android Cactus to Feature Off-TV Play and Wii Remote and Nunchuk Controls

Assault Android Cactus to Feature Off-TV Play and Wii Remote and Nunchuk Controls

Dual stick controls will also be included, naturally

Not long ago we told you about Assault Android Cactus, an action shooter from Australian developer Witch Beam that's targeting a Q1 2014 release on the Wii U eShop. With a top-down perspective and plenty of twin-stick mayhem potentially on offer, it looks like it could be a stylish slice of fun...

News: Nintendo UK Preparing Major Advertising Push For Pokémon X & Y and 2DS

Nintendo UK Preparing Major Advertising Push For Pokémon X & Y and 2DS

Animal Crossing: New Leaf has had the most video game TV ads in the UK

The Holiday season means big bucks in major gaming territories as parents, children and older gamers all look to spend plenty of money on the systems and games that tickle their fancy. This year promises to be one of the most crowded and competitive seasons in recent memory,...

Video: The New Shantae And The Pirate's Curse Trailer Shows That Pixels Are Gorgeous

The New Shantae And The Pirate's Curse Trailer Shows That Pixels Are Gorgeous

Prepare yourselves, 3DS gamers

Update: Nintendo UK has published a video interview with Matt Bozon and Voldi Way of WayForward; they explain more about the game, stating that it's more "guided" but with scope for exploration, while also outlining the general plot. Bozon does drop a spoiler from the ending of Shantae: Risky's Revenge, so bear that...

News: CommanderVideo to be a Playable Character in Aban Hawkins & the 1,001 Spikes

CommanderVideo to be a Playable Character in Aban Hawkins & the 1,001 Spikes

Still planned for release on Wii U and 3DS this year

Aban Hawkins and the 1,001 Spikes was announced for the Wii U and 3DS eShop platforms way back in April 2012, with the original target being to release the title on both systems that year. It's a project that's fallen largely silent, however, though publisher Nicalis has provided updates on...

News: Sword 'N' Board Confirmed For Wii U

Sword 'N' Board Confirmed For Wii U

Kickstarter-funded adventure RPG is on the way

Just short of a month ago independent games developer Robert Busey opened up a Kickstarter page for his new game Sword 'N' Board. Essentially, it's a puzzle-based adventure RPG that sees you battling through imaginary monsters, cardboard forests and dark pillow fort dungeons all in an attempt to find...

Video: If Inazuma Eleven Football Was Real, Costs Would be Astronomical

If Inazuma Eleven Football Was Real, Costs Would be Astronomical

Footballs and pitches going up in flames

While the franchise is big business for Level-5 in Japan, Inazuma Eleven has had limited localisations in Europe and none in North America, earning loyal fans without necessarily troubling the upper-reaches of software charts. Europe will have its next dose of Inazuma Eleven goodness on 27th September, with...

News: Bravely Default: For the Sequel To Serve as Testing Ground For Follow-Up

Bravely Default: For the Sequel To Serve as Testing Ground For Follow-Up

For the Sequel version to be used, erm, for the sequel

A good number of RPG gamers in the West have no doubt been looking forward to Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, the 3DS title from Square Enix that's performed well both commercially and critically in Japan. While we've been awaiting its arrival in PAL territories and North America, however, it's...

Video: Watch_Dogs Footage Shows Off Hacking, Open-World Elements and Driving

Watch_Dogs Footage Shows Off Hacking, Open-World Elements and Driving

Some ooh and aah moments to enjoy

Watch_Dogs is a Ubisoft title that can quite easily attract attention no matter what home console you happen to own, as it's coming to all major current systems including the Wii U. It's undoubtedly ambitious in scope, promising a campaign that can be seamlessly interrupted by other players online, and the...

News: AiRace Speed Flying Onto the 3DS eShop Soon

AiRace Speed Flying Onto the 3DS eShop Soon

A need for speed

Two DSiWare releases that we rather enjoyed were AiRace and AiRace Tunnel, and with that in mind we're certainly pleased to hear about AiRace Speed from QubicGames. Due on the 3DS eShop "late summer", which could mean in the next few weeks, this high-speed flying game will cost $4.99 in North America and €4.99 / £4.49 in Europe...

News: Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Battles to North America This Week

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Battles to North America This Week

European release set for 12th September

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara has been a frustrating release for some Nintendo eShop gamers. After arriving on rival platforms earlier in the summer, issues with the Wii U build caused a rather late notice delay and then multiple weeks of silence and, we imagine, failed submissions. Just over...

News: Devil Survivor 2 Hits Pre-Order Target to Confirm EU Release

Devil Survivor 2 Hits Pre-Order Target to Confirm EU Release

Additional pre-orders are now guaranteed

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 has had a rather odd route to release in Europe. Ghostlight picked up publishing duties for the DS title in Europe, but not before a 3DS port was confirmed for Japan. With time and effort invested in the DS original, Ghostlight has nevertheless persevered. Its path to...

News: Mighty Switch Force! 2 Aiming to Bring the Heat to Wii U in October

Mighty Switch Force! 2 Aiming to Bring the Heat to Wii U in October

Wayforward is also counting down to a Kickstarter campaign

A few weeks ago WayForward confirmed that it would be bringing its latest 3DS eShop release, Mighty Switch Force! 2 to the Wii U. It has previous form in bringing its handheld titles to the home console with an extra HD sheen, of course, with Mighty Switch Force: Hyper Drive Edition. It...

Video: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Has a Gorgeous New Story Trailer

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Has a Gorgeous New Story Trailer

So many bright colours

With The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD's release getting ever closer, and with some rather delightful special edition copies and hardware bundles confirmed, Nintendo is clearly confident that the current and potential future Wii U userbase will be keen to experience the revamped GameCube title again or, in some cases,...

Exclusive: Exploring The Mysterious Cities of Gold With Fleur Marty

Exploring The Mysterious Cities of Gold With Fleur Marty

We chat about the title's new fundraising campaign and more

About a month ago Neko Entertainment and Ynnis Interactive announced they will be bringing Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths to Wii U and 3DS this October. It's based on the cult Japanese-French animated series of the same name, which aired in the early eighties and it has recently...

Video: Let's Take A Closer Look At The Wind Waker HD's Special Edition Ganondorf Figurine

Let's Take A Closer Look At The Wind Waker HD's Special Edition Ganondorf Figurine

For once, the beast looks beautiful

Yesterday was a good day for The Legend of Zelda fans; Nintendo finally confirmed that the Limited Edition Wii U bundle for The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD was not a rumour as previously reported, but was in fact coming to North America on 20th September and Europe on 4th October. If this wasn't enough to...

News: Armillo Targets Q1 2014 Release on the Wii U eShop and Will be a Timed Exclusive

Armillo Targets Q1 2014 Release on the Wii U eShop and Will be a Timed Exclusive

The latest trailer keeps rollin' rollin' rollin'

At the start of the year we were pleased to share the news that Fuzzy Wuzzy Games is bringing Armillo to the Wii U eShop, and it was among the first group of titles confirmed for the platform post-system launch. Development has been ongoing since, though recently the team has been active once again...

News: Stardust Amazoness Is The New RPG In Development By Arc System Works

Stardust Amazoness Is The New RPG In Development By Arc System Works

Females only

The latest issue of Famitsu magazine reveals developer Arc System Works — best known for the Guilty Gear and Blazblue series of fighting games — has a new game in development for the 3DS: Stardust Amazoness. The RPG is set for release in Japan on 14th November this year. Players are thrown into Prison Planet, an asylum in which the...