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News: Super Mario 3D World Brings New Power-Ups to the Mushroom Kingdom

Super Mario 3D World Brings New Power-Ups to the Mushroom Kingdom

Duplicate characters, a cannonball weapon and more

Super Mario 3D World, particularly with the delay of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, is arguably the most notable big-name Nintendo blockbuster with the task of driving Wii U Holiday sales. Up to now relatively little had been seen beyond the E3 reveal and the demo build that's been doing...

News: New Kirby Game Will Be Blowing Up The 3DS in 2014

New Kirby Game Will Be Blowing Up The 3DS in 2014

Full of hot air, but in a good way

Today's Nintendo Direct may have had a few surprises — the delay of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and the confirmation of Sonic in Smash Bros. being two examples — but there was only one new game announced: a fresh Kirby instalment on the 3DS. Some gameplay footage was shown and it all looks very...

News: Sonic The Hedgehog Confirmed For Super Smash Bros. On Wii U And 3DS

Sonic The Hedgehog Confirmed For Super Smash Bros. On Wii U And 3DS

Sega's mascot makes his much-hyped return

One of the biggest questions surrounding the forthcoming Super Smash Bros. title for Wii U and 3DS was whether or not Sonic the Hedgehog would be included in the rapidly-expanded roster of combatants. He appeared in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, but it wasn't known if he would be returning — until now, that is...

News: Chompy Chomp Chomp Party Heading To Wii U Next Year

Chompy Chomp Chomp Party Heading To Wii U Next Year

Development on this tasty treat began last week

Chompy Chomp Chomp is available on PC and Xbox Live Arcade and is the first project from developer Utopian World of Sandwiches. However, there's a new system set to join the picnic as the studio has confirmed it started development of a brand new version on Wii U last week. It's set to be called...

Interview: Ubisoft on Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag's Place in the Franchise, and Returning to Wii U

Ubisoft on Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag's Place in the Franchise, and Returning to Wii U

Wii U release dates also confirmed

Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag is, perhaps depending on your perspective, a highly tempting multi-platform blockbuster coming to the Wii U or, alternatively, a title below first-party releases and exclusives in the pecking order this Holiday season. It's a release, notably alongside another Ubisoft title in...

News: Ubisoft: Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag's Team Has "Worked to Improve" Overall Performance on Wii U

Ubisoft: Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag's Team Has "Worked to Improve" Overall Performance on Wii U

Developer gives us assurances on prioritising improved framerate

While it's easy to focus on the major first-party and exclusive games on the way to the Wii U in the coming months, it shouldn't be forgotten that Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag, one of the highest profile multi-platform games of the year, is coming to the Wii U. It was perhaps...

First Impressions: Teslagrad

Teslagrad

A magnetic attraction

The Wii U eShop may have had what we could describe as a "steady" start, but in the remainder of 2013 and into 2014 there are a number of encouraging projects on the way. It's perhaps a product of Nintendo's efforts to spread the word and court smaller developers, as well as the Unity tools and assistance on offer, and it may...

Video: New Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths Documentary Series Emerges For You To Explore

New Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths Documentary Series Emerges For You To Explore

The Kickstarter campaign is almost at an end

Ynnis Interactive opened up a Kickstarter campaign about a month ago with the aim to bring Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths to other nations in English after the French production team received an influx of demand from those abroad who wanted to play the game. It has been a great success and the...

News: Ohno Odyssey Puzzling Its Way to the 3DS eShop

Ohno Odyssey Puzzling Its Way to the 3DS eShop

Due this year

Big John Games has confirmed that it's bringing a new title to the 3DS eShop later this year — Ohno Odyssey. It'll be a physics-based action puzzle title, in which you use and manipulate various power-ups and items to guide your team mates to the safety of a pod; there'll be 35 levels. The developer says that the team has "worked...

News: Batman: Arkham Origins Will Be Cheaper on Wii U

Batman: Arkham Origins Will Be Cheaper on Wii U

Savings in lieu of online multiplayer

Although Batman: Arkham Origins for the Wii U will not be receiving the online multiplayer mode provided to its Xbox 360 and PS3 brethren, the omission does seem to be reflected in a lower price point. Kotaku reports that a $50 price for the Wii U version has been confirmed with a represent

Exclusive: New Instalment in SteamWorld Series Under Development for the 3DS eShop

New Instalment in SteamWorld Series Under Development for the 3DS eShop

Brjann Sigurgeirsson spills the beans to us

SteamWorld Dig, since its release on the 3DS eShop, has gradually matched critical acclaim with greater awareness and success on the platform. It's certainly a title that's captured the imagination of many regular 3DS eShop regulars, picking up plenty of positive word of mouth. We've spoken in detail to...

News: Bravely Default: Flying Fairy Coming To Europe This Year, Enhanced Version On The Way

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy Coming To Europe This Year, Enhanced Version On The Way

Bravely Default: For The Sequel is flying West

Back in August, we reported that Square Enix was working on Bravely Default: For the Sequel on the 3DS, an updated version of the original Bravely Default: Flying Fairy. Gamers in the West have been eagerly anticipating the upcoming RPG since localisation was confirmed, but there still hasn't been a...

News: Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games May Not Be Competing on 8th November After All

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games May Not Be Competing on 8th November After All

Nintendo says the eShop notification was an error

Earlier this week it appeared the upcoming Wii U title Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games was given a release date, as a notification on the system in North America stated it would be sliding in on 8th November. However, in a dramatic twist it seems this was in fact an error as...

News: Doublade Revealed for Pokémon X & Y, an Evolution of Honedge

Doublade Revealed for Pokémon X & Y, an Evolution of Honedge

Not the sharpest name, perhaps?

The Pokémon Company recently teased a new evolution announcement for Pokémon X & Y, and as promised it's used its Facebook page to make the big reveal. What it's unveiled is an evolution of the new Steel / Ghost Type Honedge; as you can see above this one will, appropriately, be called Doublade. Its height is...

Video: Epic Launch Trailer Shows Off The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD

Epic Launch Trailer Shows Off The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD

There's also a gorgeous orchestrated video for art contest winners

Wii U eShop enthusiasts in North America may already be adventuring through The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, but for everyone else the wait continues for its official arrival on 4th October. That's surprisingly close, however, and Nintendo UK has now released its own rather...

News: SnowCastle Games Keen on Public Beta Testing and In-Game DLC Purchases for the Wii U eShop

SnowCastle Games Keen on Public Beta Testing and In-Game DLC Purchases for the Wii U eShop

Nintendo aims to be accommodating

While the current rate of arrival for new download-only titles on the Wii U eShop could be considered rather slow, the coming months look set to bring us a handsome range of new games, many of them multiplatform. With Nintendo's free Unity tools and generally supportive terms attracting a number of studios —...

Video: Level-5's Wii U RPG Wonder Flick Gets A Gameplay-Laden Trailer

Level-5's Wii U RPG Wonder Flick Gets A Gameplay-Laden Trailer

Next-gen role playing with old school sensibilities

We revealed recently that Level-5's next big project is an RPG for the Wii U, PS3, PS4, Xbox One and PS Vita. Wonder Flick is due in Japan next year and will feature connectivity with a mobile application for smartphones and tablets. Level-5's Akihiro Hino insists that this link "goes beyond the...

News: Pokémon X & Y Will Unlock Multilingual Pokédex Entries Depending on Trades

Pokémon X & Y Will Unlock Multilingual Pokédex Entries Depending on Trades

Like having your own personal Roselia Stone

Pokémon X & Y are already the most globally synchronised entries in the series to date with a simultaneous worldwide release; now it is reportedly confirmed that a feature allowing Pokédex entries in multiple languages will also be part of the titles. Speaking to Nintendo World Report, Director...

News: Sonic Lost World Will Dash Away With Plenty of Memory on Wii U and 3DS

Sonic Lost World Will Dash Away With Plenty of Memory on Wii U and 3DS

We've got both file sizes for you to check out

With Sonic Lost World now powering up a spin dash for its October release on the Wii U and 3DS, those most interested in a purchase have the usual choice of sticking with a retail disc — old skool — or opting for an eShop download instead. Those considering the eShop route may want to know that...

News: SEGA: Sonic Titles Perform "Really, Really Well on Nintendo Platforms"

SEGA: Sonic Titles Perform "Really, Really Well on Nintendo Platforms"

The design philosophy behind parkour controls is explained

Amidst a sizeable contingent of first party software this Holiday season, the arrival of Sonic Lost World on the Wii U and 3DS is certainly a cause for some third-party optimism. Our own first impressions were full of praise, and we're hopeful that the final product will deliver on the...