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Video: This Tokyo Game Show Sonic Lost World Trailer is Rather Impressive

This Tokyo Game Show Sonic Lost World Trailer is Rather Impressive

Oh my giddy Aunt

With its October dual release on the Wii U and 3DS getting ever closer, we can expect SEGA to start making plenty of noise about Sonic Lost World in the coming weeks. Exclusive to Nintendo's systems and incorporating some Wisp elements seen in Sonic Colours, early impressions — including our own — have given out plenty of...

Poll: Would You Buy Grand Theft Auto V On Wii U?

Would You Buy Grand Theft Auto V On Wii U?

Would Rockstar's latest epic have you reaching for your wallet?

Oh boy. When I published our latest "Soapbox" piece about Grand Theft Auto V and how it may not be entirely suited to everybody's tastes (it takes all sorts to make the world go around, folks), I wasn't expecting a topic with over 500 comments. It's been fascinating to see how...

News: Wii Sports Club Takes The Competition Online With HD Visuals And Wii MotionPlus Support

Wii Sports Club Takes The Competition Online With HD Visuals And Wii MotionPlus Support

Regional clubs confirmed, each sport available as a separate download

During today's shock Nintendo Direct broadcast it was confirmed that Wii launch title Wii Sports is getting resurrected for a new generation, with lush HD visuals, online play, Wii MotionPlus compatibility and a new pricing model which allows users to buy daily access or purchase...

News: You'll Be Able To Use Wii Fit U For One Month Free Of Charge

You'll Be Able To Use Wii Fit U For One Month Free Of Charge

Trial download available from November

Nintendo has announced that it will be giving Wii U owners the chance to fight the flab for free with a entirely gratis one-month trial of the forthcoming Wii Fit U. From November 1st, North American and European Wii U owners will be able to download the game from the Wii U eShop and take part in 77 different...

News: Mega Man, Shin Megami Tensei And Ganbare Goemon Sequels Coming To Japanese Virtual Console Services

Mega Man, Shin Megami Tensei And Ganbare Goemon Sequels Coming To Japanese Virtual Console Services

The 3DS and Wii U Virtual Console get the follow-on treatment

Japanese players will get the chance to go sequel-crazy next week thanks to the arrival of three classic games across the 3DS and Wii U Virtual Console services. On the handheld front, Mega Man II (the Game Boy version, not the NES sequel) is hitting the 3DS eShop for 500 Yen. Although...

News: Scribblenauts Creator 5th Cell Hopes To Continue Working On Wii U And 3DS

Scribblenauts Creator 5th Cell Hopes To Continue Working On Wii U And 3DS

"We’ve enjoyed developing for these platforms tremendously"

Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell has already given the Wii U and 3DS Scribblenauts Unlimited and is currently hard at work on Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure. Senior Producer Caleb Arseneaux has been speaking to Nintendo World Report about the company's future plans, and if...

News: River City Ransom: Underground Dev Wants To Bring The Game To 3DS And Wii U

River City Ransom: Underground Dev Wants To Bring The Game To 3DS And Wii U

Conatus Creative looking to bring River City Random "home" to Nintendo

We reported last week on a Kickstarter campaign for an officially licensed sequel to the NES classic River City Ransom (known as Street Gangs in Europe). When the campaign went live there was no word on which consoles it would be released on, should it find the required funding...

Rumour: Wii U New Super Mario Bros. and New Super Luigi U Hardware Bundle Sighted

Wii U New Super Mario Bros. and New Super Luigi U Hardware Bundle Sighted

Wii Fit U listed for November, too

It's Wii U bundle rumour time, everyone! We all like juicy speculation based on retailers either breaking an embargo or making products up, and courtesy of Twitter user Oisin1001 more information on potential Wii U releases has been spilled; both are reportedly from a Smyth's Toys catalogue, which is a retailer...

Exclusive: 3DS And Wii U Versions Of New James Pond Game Are "Part Of The Plan"

3DS And Wii U Versions Of New James Pond Game Are "Part Of The Plan"

"What platforms we support will be up to the fans"

As we reported last week, everyone's favourite underwater agent is getting a revival thanks to Kickstarter and there's a good chance he'll be making a splash on the Wii U or 3DS — or perhaps even both. We've been talking exclusively to Chris Sorrell — the man behind James Pond — and PJ...

News: Dan Adelman - Nintendo is "Very Much Aware" of Demand for a Unified Account System

Dan Adelman - Nintendo is "Very Much Aware" of Demand for a Unified Account System

Talks up download game quality, emphasizes the pros of the Unity deal

While short term recovery is very much on the agenda for the Wii U, its medium and long-term prospects are also important for the big N. Naturally that revolves around games, as Nintendo will aim to supplement its first and second-party projects with third-party blockbusters...

Talking Point: Marketing Wii U to the Masses

Marketing Wii U to the Masses

Time to spread the word

While we await a potential increase in hardware sales, even Nintendo would admit that the Wii U has underperformed in its debut year. With poor sales to date and a year’s head start over its next-gen competition arguably squandered, the Wii U is in the unenviable position of heading into its first anniversary with yearly...

Video: Check Out These Highlights From Hideki Kamiya's Presentation at PAX Prime

Check Out These Highlights From Hideki Kamiya's Presentation at PAX Prime

Wonder Red's original design was, peculiarly, a balding hero

The Wonderful 101 will be released in North America on 15th September, and a major part of its marketing push in the region came recently at PAX Prime, where the title was on show and Hideki Kamiya gave a developer's presentation. While not doing that he posed with happy gamers and...

News: 3DS Reigns in the U.S. for Another Month as Pikmin 3 Sneaks Into the Top 10

3DS Reigns in the U.S. for Another Month as Pikmin 3 Sneaks Into the Top 10

NPD results bring good news for Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, too

The NPD results for August video game sales in the U.S. have been released, bringing more good news for the momentum of the 3DS and a gllimmer of light in Wii U software sales. With a number of blockbusters — in particular Madden NFL 25 — arriving, August brought the first...

Video: The Wind Waker HD's New Features Are Shown Off, Along With Gorgeous Visuals

The Wind Waker HD's New Features Are Shown Off, Along With Gorgeous Visuals

Hero Mode, first-person view, Miiverse and more

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD is getting ever closer, and its combination of enhanced visuals and gameplay tweaks should attract a fair bit of interest from newcomers and perhaps even a number of those that played the GameCube original. Earlier today we shared 10 minutes of footage that...

News: 2013 Skylanders Champion Walks Away With All 56 Swap Force Figures

2013 Skylanders Champion Walks Away With All 56 Swap Force Figures

Quite a prize

At an event in London’s Olympic Park, James Tubb (9) was crowned Official Skylanders Champion. He not only wins the crown but also every Swap Force figure. Nice haul! The Official Skylanders championships started out in various UK regions in GAME stores. Each of these qualifier events called Skylanders fans to come into the store...

Video: Want To Know Which Version Of Street Fighter II Runs The Fastest?

Want To Know Which Version Of Street Fighter II Runs The Fastest?

All three Wii U Virtual Console versions tested

The SNES versions of Street Fighter II: The World Warrior, Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hyper Fighting and Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers are all now available on the Wii U Virtual Console, allowing fans of Capcom's iconic series to refine their pugilistic skills. One of the most common...

News: Peach Finally Confirmed For Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS

Peach Finally Confirmed For Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS

Screens galore!

It's finally happened. We knew this day would eventually come. Peach has been confirmed as a playable character in the new Super Smash Bros. titles coming to the Wii U and 3DS; it wouldn't have been right if the famous Princess hadn't been included. The official Smash Bros. website has announced this arrival with a bombardment of...

News: Wii U Version of Splinter Cell: Blacklist Gets Patched Up

Wii U Version of Splinter Cell: Blacklist Gets Patched Up

A few small problems have been fixed

Ubisoft has released a patch for the Wii U version of Splinter Cell: Blacklist, which will see a number of niggling issues fixed in a range of different modes. Most of the problems appear to be in the Spies vs Mercs multiplayer mode, but there are also a few in the co-op and single player campaign too. The...