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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...

Review: The Legend of Zelda (Wii U eShop / NES)

The Legend of Zelda (Wii U eShop / NES)

A Link from the past

When The Legend of Zelda was released in 1986, it was at least as much an eye-opening experience for gamers as Super Mario Bros. had been. Whereas that game expanded and solidified the left-to-right nature of platformers for generations to come, The Legend of Zelda opened sprawling worlds before us, and allowed us to go wherever...

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...

News: Nintendo Has "Nothing To Announce" Regarding Mother 3 Localisation

Nintendo Has "Nothing To Announce" Regarding Mother 3 Localisation

Earthbound Wii U release won't pave the way for future ports

Earthbound coming to the Wii U Virtual Console was quite an event — fans had been asking for the game since the days of the original Wii. Given the tremendous exposure surrounding the launch of the game, you might assume that Nintendo would want to explore the possibly of bringing other...

Review: Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

The original, but sadly not the best

Street Fighter II: The World Warrior was nothing short of a phenomenon. If you're old enough to remember when the game hit the Super Nintendo two decades ago then you may recall it as all you ever thought of or spoke about for weeks on end. The gaming world seemed to gravitate around Capcom's seminal one-on-one...

Nintendo Download: 29th August (North America)

29th August (North America)

Pokémon get rumbling, Rayman and Zelda get legendary, Wario and more

It's that time again, North America, as more downloadable goodies arrive on the Wii U and 3DS eShop platforms. There's a new Nintendo-published Wii U eShop title, a return to legendary beginnings and an all new legend with Rayman, while Wario and a discount grace the 3DS. Check...

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...

Exclusive: Talking Tengami With Nyamyam

Talking Tengami With Nyamyam

We go hands-on with the Wii U eShop version

Not so long ago, we broke the news that Tengami was headed for the Wii U eShop. Since then creator Nyamyam — made up of former Rare staffers Phil Tossell and Jennifer Schneidereit — have been hard at work finishing the iOS version as well as porting the title over to Nintendo's hardware. The duo are...

News: Pure Chess Developer: Wii U Is "Quite A Beast Of A Machine"

Pure Chess Developer: Wii U Is "Quite A Beast Of A Machine"

Bringing the game to the eShop was a "no brainer"

Chess is a game of incredible depth and tactics, and thankfully Wii U owners will be getting a digital version in the form of Pure Chess very soon. Mark Williams of developer VooFoo has been chatting with Official Nintendo Magazine about the forthcoming release, and had some glowing words of praise...

Weirdness: If You Always Wanted a Gold DuckTales NES Cartridge, Now's Your Chance

If You Always Wanted a Gold DuckTales NES Cartridge, Now's Your Chance

Sing or draw to win, it's up to you

DuckTales: Remastered is now gracing the Wii U eShop, giving the NES classic a HD makeover and the odd extra feature. Capcom isn't quite finished promoting the multi-platform release — mainly due to the fact it's yet to arrive on the Xbox 360 — so has launched a rather intriguing contest for eager collectors...

News: Armillo Set To Support Off-TV Play

Armillo Set To Support Off-TV Play

Fuzzy Wuzzy Games could implement touchscreen support too

Fuzzy Wuzzy Games is currently developing Armillo, a 3D platformer with levels designed around a set of obstacle courses, and it's expected to roll into the Wii U eShop at some point this year. The developer has now revealed on Twitter it has integrated off-TV play to the current build of...

News: Shadow of the Eternals Fails To Meet Funding Goal

Shadow of the Eternals Fails To Meet Funding Goal

Precursor goes back to the drawing board

Last month Precursor Games relaunched its crowdsourcing campaign to get its first ever game Shadow of the Eternals off the ground, but unfortunately it has failed to obtain the necessary funding. The campaign, which ran on Kickstarter, achieved $323,950, which is not even half of the $750,000 target...

News: Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Delayed Again on Wii U

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Delayed Again on Wii U

Release pushed back to September

Capcom has announced that the currently unavailable Wii U eShop version of Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara has once again been pushed back, with the title now being projected for a September release. It was released in June for the PS3, Xbox 360 and on Steam. However, gamers waiting to experience the...

News: Marcus Lindblom - Writing the English Script for EarthBound Was a Giant Step

Marcus Lindblom - Writing the English Script for EarthBound Was a Giant Step

But it was worthwhile

Writer and EarthBound designer Shigesato Itoi is a cultural icon in Japan and a name well known among longtime fanatics of the game. But the text from the English version of the game came from other, mostly unsung sources. Marcus Lindblom, who chiefly shouldered EarthBound’s localization writing, has had a chance to shine on...