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News: Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD Is Also Coming To Wii U

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD Is Also Coming To Wii U

More Oddworld? Yes please

Following yesterday's announcement that Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee New 'N' Tasty is coming to the Wii U eShop, Oddworld Inhabitants revealed that Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD is also making its way to the Wii U's digital store. The game is a high definition port, with the original already having enjoyed success on the Xbox...

Review: Mega Man 2 (Wii U eShop / NES)

Mega Man 2 (Wii U eShop / NES)

The Blue Bomber jumps onto the GamePad

In 1987, Capcom released the original Mega Man. It was well-received by both gamers and critics, but it was not much of a financial success. Over the course of the next year, however, Mega Man 2 was developed as a labour of love by Keiji Inafune and his team, alongside other projects that were expected to be...

News: Pac-Man Museum Announced For Wii U And 3DS eShops

Pac-Man Museum Announced For Wii U And 3DS eShops

Downloadable title coming this Winter

Those who can’t get enough power pellets in their gaming diets may want to keep an eye toward the end of the year. Namco Bandai Games Europe has announced that Pac-Man Museum, a collection of the iconic yellow puck’s games from the original 1980s classic to more recent titles including Pac-Man Championship...

News: Art Academy Title In Development For Wii U

Art Academy Title In Development For Wii U

An app will be made available this Summer too

Inspired by the amount of fantastic artwork found on the Miiverse, Nintendo has announced it will be bringing Art Academy to Wii U. During its E3 presentation, Nintendo confirmed an Art Academy app will be released ahead of the game's launch that will make certain features available so Wii U users can...

News: Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee New 'N' Tasty! Coming To Wii U eShop

Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee New 'N' Tasty! Coming To Wii U eShop

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During its E3 presentation, Sony announced Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee New 'N' Tasty! would be coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo revealed today it will also be coming to the Wii U eShop. It's a remake of the original title that landed on PlayStation in 1997 and is being developed by both Oddworld Inhabitants and Just Add Water...

News: Mega Man 2, 3 And 4 Are Now Available On North American Wii U eShop

Mega Man 2, 3 And 4 Are Now Available On North American Wii U eShop

Capcom continues to celebrate the Blue Bomber's 25th anniversary

It's been a good day for Mega Man; Capcom's hero is the new challenger in the hotly anticipated Super Smash Bros. title for the Wii U and 3DS, and alongside the bomber's debut title for the NES on the Wii U eShop, Mega Man 2, 3 and 4 have appeared on the Virtual Store. Mega Man 2, 3...

News: It's "Safe to Assume" That Mutant Mudds 2 Will Be On The Wii U eShop

It's "Safe to Assume" That Mutant Mudds 2 Will Be On The Wii U eShop

It'll be on the 3DS eShop too, of course

At the start of January this year, Renegade Kid co-founder Jools Watsham confirmed that a sequel to Mutant Mudds is in the works, titled Mutant Mudds 2. In a recent interview with Cubed3, Watsham was asked if the game would appear on both the 3DS and Wii U eShop, and responded positively: Yes, I think it...

News: Capybara: Nintendo Is Making A "Big Move" For Indie Developers

Capybara: Nintendo Is Making A "Big Move" For Indie Developers

“They have a really great team there"

There once was a time when Nintendo was seen to be somewhat ignorant of indie developers, but that certainly isn't the case these days, as is evidenced by comments made by Capybara's Nathan Vella. Vella — who was speaking at recent independent gaming showcase — had nothing but praise for Nintendo's recent...

News: A Hat In Time Developer Claims Donkey Kong 64 Was Instrumental In Killing Off Collection Platformers

A Hat In Time Developer Claims Donkey Kong 64 Was Instrumental In Killing Off Collection Platformers

Believes modern platformers should strike a balance

Wind-Waker lookalike A Hat In Time is currently being developed by Gears for Breakfast after it smashed through its Kickstarter goal. It's a cell-shaded homage to the classic N64 plaformers and though it's currently only down for a PC and Mac release, the developer has expressed its desire to...

News: WayForward Will Consider HD Edition of Mighty Switch Force! 2

WayForward Will Consider HD Edition of Mighty Switch Force! 2

"We'll certainly look into it"

Patricia Wagon is bringing the heat to North America this week with the release of Mighty Switch Force! 2 on the 3DS eShop. It'll be available on 13th June in North America and in Europe on 27th June. The first title, Mighty Switch Force!, also made its way to the Wii U in a HD version known as Mighty Switch Force!...

News: Precursor CEO - Shadow of the Eternals Supporters Bringing “New Possibilities” to Development

Precursor CEO - Shadow of the Eternals Supporters Bringing “New Possibilities” to Development

But will it bring more funding?

While Precursor Games gears up for a second attempt at crowdfunding Shadow of the Eternals after shutting down its initial effort, CEO Paul Caporicci continues to push the message that the suspension is to implement “new, exciting opportunities.” In an interview with Polygon, Caporicci added that said...

Review: Ghosts 'n Goblins (Wii U eShop / NES)

Ghosts 'n Goblins (Wii U eShop / NES)

Lots of pain for little gain

From Software’s Demon's Souls and Dark Souls titles have been hailed as two of the most engaging games of this current hardware generation, praised by critics and gamers alike for their intense difficulty and complete lack of hand-holding. Set against other modern titles — which seem to fall over themselves to make...

Developer Interview: Renegade Kid on Mutant Mudds Deluxe and Looking Forward with Wii U

Renegade Kid on Mutant Mudds Deluxe and Looking Forward with Wii U

"It is all about the games"

Mutant Mudds Deluxe will not only bring the return of the highly-rated 3DS eShop title on a HD platform, it'll also be Renegade Kid's home console debut. Since the studio was founded in 2007 it's focused, primarily, on Nintendo's DS, DSi and 3DS systems, with recent diversions to PC and iOS in the form of Mutant Mudds...

News: Spin The Bottle Will Adopt A Unique Pricing Structure For Wii U eShop

Spin The Bottle Will Adopt A Unique Pricing Structure For Wii U eShop

Buy early, get more for your cash

KnapNok's Creative Director Lau Korsgaard has been speaking to us about the forthcoming Wii U eShop party title Spin the Bottle, and has revealed that the studio is taking a unique approach to pricing. The game will launch with a low price point, which then rises as more content is added over time. However, if you...

Nintendo Download: 6th June (North America)

6th June (North America)

A New Leaf is turned, Wii U goes retro, discounts and Neo Geo goodness

It's Nintendo Download time once again, North America, with your goodies a little scaled back compared to the extravagances of last week. Alongside confirmation that there'll be extensive footage and coverage from the upcoming E3 Nintendo Direct on the eShop platforms, we have...

News: Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition Finally Makes It To Australia And New Zealand

Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition Finally Makes It To Australia And New Zealand

It's available to download from the eShop right now

This week WayForward Technologies announced Mighty Switch Force! 2 would be available in North America next week, and in Europe later in the month. However, Australia and New Zealand have been waiting on the Wii U eShop version of the original title for what feels like an age. Well, the wait is...

Review: Kirby's Dream Course (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Kirby's Dream Course (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Augusta this 'ain't

Kirby, being a lovable if slightly non-descript pink ball, can lend his hands — or flappy arms, whatever — to lots of things. Being shaped like a ball and all, he's indulged in pinball, for example, and when participating in his named spin-offs generally performs as the ball, rather than going all Mario and playing the sports...