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News: Legend of the Lancer Bound for Kickstarter, Wii U Stretch Goal Planned

Legend of the Lancer Bound for Kickstarter, Wii U Stretch Goal Planned

Draws inspiration from Super Mario World and Mega Man X

Gorilla Press Games has announced that it will shortly commence a Kickstarter campaign for a new non-linear Metroidvania-styled game called Legend of the Lancer. Currently planned for PC, the development studio is hoping to also bring the game to Wii U — provided a stretch goal is met, of...

News: Toys "R" Us Confirms Exclusive Range of Skylanders SWAP Force Characters

Toys "R" Us Confirms Exclusive Range of Skylanders SWAP Force Characters

Legendary Grim Creeper has a cool name

When you combine a video game with toys that bring characters to life, you get monster profits. You also get plenty of promotions from one of the world's most recognisable toy store brands, and Toys "R" Us is continuing its record of promoting and gaining exclusives for the Skylanders series with some special...

News: If You Liked the Latest Super Mario 3D World Trailer, You'll Love the New Screens

If You Liked the Latest Super Mario 3D World Trailer, You'll Love the New Screens

Looks creative and fun enough to us

It's amazing how effective a well constructed trailer can be in either reversing opinion or, less drastically, just building additional hype for a major title. While the Super Mario 3D World E3 trailer was competent, fun and showed off the commercial sense driving Nintendo's Wii U development projects, we think...

News: Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land Coming To 3DS This Month in North America

Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land Coming To 3DS This Month in North America

The pair are heading on an eggscellent adventure

North American fans of Regular Show are in for a treat this month, as the first game based on the Cartoon Network series is being released in the region on 29th October. It's known as Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land and features an original storyline and concept written by the series...

Video: Compare 16-Bit With HD In This Pier Solar and the Great Architects Trailer

Compare 16-Bit With HD In This Pier Solar and the Great Architects Trailer

Set to shine in Q1 2014

Towards the end of last year indie developer WaterMelon ran a successful crowdsourcing campaign to bring its 2010 Sega Mega Drive (Genesis in the US) title Pier Solar and the Great Architects into high definition on a range of systems including Wii U. It's set to release into the eShop in the first quarter of 2014 and...

News: How To Survive Developer Points Out Reason For Lack of Online Multiplayer In Wii U Version

How To Survive Developer Points Out Reason For Lack of Online Multiplayer In Wii U Version

More focused on the story mode and GamePad features

Back in August, we reported that zombie title How To Survive would be slaying its way on to the Wii U eShop. However Wii U owners will be receiving a watered down version of the game with the online multiplayer found on other platforms being absent - something that is becoming more common for...

News: Aqua Moto Racing 3D Splashing Into North America Next Week

Aqua Moto Racing 3D Splashing Into North America Next Week

Will be an improved adaptation of the European version

Zordix is the developer behind the Moto series of games, many of which are found in various smartphone app stores. It made its 3DS eShop debut in June when Aqua Moto Racing 3D swept into Europe, but a North American version has not yet emerged. Well the studio has now confirmed the game will be...

News: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Conjures Up More Than Twice Its Kickstarter Goal

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Conjures Up More Than Twice Its Kickstarter Goal

Two more stretch goals achieved in final day

Gather the noisemakers and break out your best pair of harem pants, because Shante: Half-Genie Hero has finished its Kickstarter campaign with several extra stretch goals tacked on. The final total at the end of the campaign is $811,962, including more than $35,000 in PayPal donations. That is more than...

News: Wild Pokémon Appear! Aromatisse and Slurpuff Announced for Pokémon X & Y

Wild Pokémon Appear! Aromatisse and Slurpuff Announced for Pokémon X & Y

What the smell!?

Two new Pokémon have been revealed ahead of Pokémon X & Y's global release next week, and it seems that the sense of smell is a running theme with these two creatures. Slurpuff, the evolved form of cotton candy Pokémon Swirlix, looks equally as pink and fluffy as its earlier form. However, its most impressive feature is that...

Video: New Treasurenauts Trailer Filled to the Brim with Booty

New Treasurenauts Trailer Filled to the Brim with Booty

Treasure this footage

Renegade Kid's co-founder, Jools Watsham, could barely contain his excitement earlier today as he unveiled a brand new trailer for upcoming 3DS eShop title Treasurenauts, a day earlier than scheduled. The 2D platformer follows the mishaps of the famous Treasurenauts, who have been marooned on a uncharted island in the middle...

News: Two Tribes Confirms Details of Three Titles in Wii U Classics Range, All Hitting This Year

Two Tribes Confirms Details of Three Titles in Wii U Classics Range, All Hitting This Year

There's some serious value on offer

It's been no secret that Two Tribes, which has recently seen a surge in Wii U eShop sales with the excellent Toki Tori 2+, has been planning a Classics range for the Wii U eShop, including titles familiar to Nintendo gamers and a couple that will be new to some. The details have been revealed today and, it has to...

News: Mario Party: Island Tour Delayed to Early 2014 in Europe

Mario Party: Island Tour Delayed to Early 2014 in Europe

Sad face...

During yesterday's Nintendo Direct shenanigans, with a slew of confirmations and mini-reveals to divert attention, Nintendo pushed back a winter 3DS release, and with a little more subtlety than the formal announcement of the Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze delay on Wii U. Nintendo of Europe has confirmed that Mario Party: Island...

News: Blast 'em Bunnies Shooting Its Way to the 3DS eShop

Blast 'em Bunnies Shooting Its Way to the 3DS eShop

Watch out for PETA, Nnooo

Sydney-based developer Nnooo is likely to be a familiar name to Nintendo download enthusiasts, with a number of releases on WiiWare, DSiWare and the excellent escapeVektor on the 3DS eShop. In recent times the company has taken on the role of publisher for two upcoming releases, but has today confirmed its next in-house...

News: Mighty No. 9 Confirmed for 3DS

Mighty No. 9 Confirmed for 3DS

Wowza

Mighty No. 9, the project from Keiji Inafune's Comcept studio that, in the eyes of many fans, is a true follow-up to the iconic Mega Man franchise, has been a crowdfunding phenomenon. Despite having a target release of April 2015 gamers have been quick to rush and show support. Having previously hit its Wii U stretch goal with relative ease,...

News: Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Online Multiplayer Outlined

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Online Multiplayer Outlined

Compete for your country

Despite previous entries gracing both Nintendo's home consoles and handhelds, Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games is a Wii U exclusive ahead of the real event next year. Arriving in Europe on 8th November and North American on 15th November, it'll incorporate GamePad and Wii Remote / Nunchuk controls...

News: Wii Party U's House Party Mode Aims to Serve up a Unique Experience

Wii Party U's House Party Mode Aims to Serve up a Unique Experience

Peripherals at the ready, people!

In its Nintendo Direct presentation earlier today, Nintendo unveiled new details about its upcoming mini-game bonanza, Wii Party U. In the game's House Party mode, players will be able to experience a number of new mini-games that make simultaneous use of the Wii Remote and Wii U GamePad in a rather unique and...