Wii U eShop - News

March2013

  • News A World of Keflings Is Migrating To Wii U eShop Later This Year

    XBLA hit is heading to Nintendo's console

    NinjaBee Studio has confirmed that it will be bringing its Xbox Live Arcade title A World of Keflings to the Wii U eShop later this year. The sequel to A Kingdom for Keflings, A World of Keflings launched on the Xbox 360 back in 2010. It places you in a fantasy world where you must help Keflings — small...

  • News Pokémon Scramble U Set To Be The First Wii U Title To Use The NFC Feature

    We can hear our wallets crying

    The latest edition of CoroCoro magazine has released some new information on upcoming Pokémon title for the Wii U, Pokémon Scramble U. The game will be released in Japan on the 24th April, and it'll be the first title to utilize the console's NFC (Near Field Communication) feature. NFC allows the player to place...

  • News Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Heading to Wii U eShop

    It's what dreams are made of

    Giana Sisters: Twisted Dream is a platformer developed by Black Forest Games and has been out on PC since October last year. A console release is imminent with a PSN and Xbox Live Arcade version on the cards as of right now. However, the developer has confirmed on its Facebook page that Giana Sisters: Twisted Dream will...

  • News Pixelscopic Hopes To Bring The Zelda-Inspired Delver's Drop To A Nintendo System

    "Our inspirations come primarily from the Super Nintendo Era, though we're pulling from a lot of other sources as well."

    Delver's Drop is the kind of game you'd get if you combined The Legend of Zelda: Link To The Past with Demon's Souls and added in a pinch of Diablo — and it could be coming to a Nintendo console in 2014, if all goes according...

  • News Spin The Bottle Gets Second Equally Bizarre Teaser Trailer

    Pass the badger, if you please

    Wii U eShop title Spin The Bottle has received its second trailer, and to be perfectly honest we're still none the wiser about this slightly mad but incredibly interesting new game. You can view the trailer — in all its sausage-shaped glory — below. It seems to show the names of some of the mini-game tasks...

  • Nintendo Download 14th March 2013 (Europe)

    Flying for less, stopping invaders, mastering jewels and more

    It's Monday morning, so once again Nintendo of Europe is starting the week with the news of what we can expect in this week's Download Update. There's a demo and sale of a recently updated launch release on Wii U, various 3DS offerings and a one-button runner from CIRCLE Entertainment...

  • News Minecraft is Just As Likely To Appear on Wii U as Any Other Platform

    Hope for it yet... Maybe...

    The massively popular indie title Minecraft has built itself quite a fanbase since its emergence in 2011. It all started on mobile devices and PC, but moved over to the console market when it appeared on the Xbox Live Arcade. Due to Microsoft's exclusivity deal with Mojang, the game's developer, it hasn't been made...

  • News The Adventures Of Dash Could Be Hitting The Wii U eShop

    "We hope to bring it to the Wii U as quickly as possible"

    Platform puzzle romp The Adventures of Dash could be bound for the Wii U eShop, according to developer Robotoki. A Kickstarter to fund the game has just launched, and although the Wii U isn't currently getting a version, that will change if the campaign is successful: We are already...

  • News Team Meat: We'd Work With Nintendo If Meat Boy Made It Into Smash Bros.

    "Nintendo are you listening? Smash Bros! Just f***ing use the character"

    Super Meat Boy creators Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes have been speaking to Eurogamer about their future projects, and have revealed that they would be prepared to work with Nintendo again — with one small caveat. McMillen: "I want Meat Boy to be in Smash Bros. That...

  • Developer Interview Uncade's David Byers Talks Another Castle And His Love Of Nintendo

    "I think the Wii U is going to be a really indie-friendly platform"

    As we exclusively reported a short time ago, Uncade's Another Castle is coming to the Wii U eShop in 2014. An old-school platform epic designed to test your reflexes and tickle your nostalgia-bone, the game is the work of just one man: David Byers. Fresh from announcing that...

  • News Chasing Aurora Update Now Available on Wii U eShop

    Ready for download in North America and PAL regions

    Chasing Aurora was a launch title on the Wii U eShop, bringing with it a focus on local multiplayer that was undoubtedly unique among its contemporaries. It's since become available as a demo and had a price promotion, though developer Broken Rules admitted earlier in the year that despite a...

  • News Two Tribes: Toki Tori 2 Development is Complete

    It's been submitted to Nintendo

    Two Tribes has been working hard on getting Toki Tori 2 ready for release. Recently it said it had approached Nintendo for more time and was told to take as long as it needed to get the game right before launching it into the Wii U eShop. Fortunately for us it didn't take much longer, as Two Tribes has announced that...

  • News Doesn't Look Like Minecraft Will Be Coming To Wii U Anytime Soon

    Love can't build a bridge?

    The Wii U eShop is becoming a haven for indie developers, but it seems that not everyone is keen to join the party. According to Edge Online, Mojang’s Jens Bergensten has said that his company is unlikely to port its indie smash hit Minecraft to the Wii U. Bergensten said: Microsoft has an exclusivity deal for...

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    Review BIT.TRIP Presents: Runner 2 Future Legend of Rhythm Alien

    A bolt of bliss

    There's a really strong sense of liberation to BIT.TRIP Presents: RUNNER2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien, made more pronounced if you’ve hung with any of the six WiiWare entries of the series. In no small part is it because of all the running and jumping, which does metaphorically speak strongest to our sense of freedom —...

  • News Two Tribes: Wii U is "Perfect For Us"

    Developer may use Miiverse to share user-created content

    Puzzle-platformer Toki Tori 2 has suffered a few delays in the run up to its highly anticipated release on the Wii U eShop. Two Tribes, the game's developer, told us in an interview last month that Nintendo was very understanding about the delay and told it to take its time in implementing...

  • News Gaijin Games: Runner 2 Fix is On The Way

    The patch is with Nintendo already

    BIT.TRIP Presents: Runner 2 Future Legend of Rhythm Alien was released onto the North American Wii U eShop last week, representing the series' leap into the HD era of gaming. The release hasn't gone as smoothly as Gaijin Games would have hoped though, as many who downloaded it have been experiencing freezing...

  • News Renegade Kid Developing New Title Called Treasurenauts

    Some treasure has been spotted

    The developer of hit 3DS eShop title Mutant Mudds is working on a new title, according to Siliconera. A trademark reveal had been discovered by the site on the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office), which had been filed by developer Renegade Kid. We reached out to Jools Watsham, founder of Renegade Kid,...

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