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Developer Interview: Mathew Solie on Disney Infinity, Toy Box Inspiration and Future Potential

Mathew Solie on Disney Infinity, Toy Box Inspiration and Future Potential

Producer sheds light on infinite possibilities

At the time of writing, Disney Infinity has just recently launched in both North America and Europe. With its use of collectible figurines that can be used as playable characters in-game and the inclusion of cross-platform user generated content, the new title from Disney Interactive is making leaps...

News: EA Executive Repeats That The Company is "Platform Agnostic", Cites "Tremendous Relationship" With Nintendo

EA Executive Repeats That The Company is "Platform Agnostic", Cites "Tremendous Relationship" With Nintendo

Apart from the no Wii U games thing, that is

At times we exist in a Twilight Zone in video game land. A major publisher will say something and we'll think "oh, that's nice", and then we'll look at what's actually happening and think, "eh?" It's a bizarre world where words uttered have little relation to reality, where straight lines and honest...

Video: Snazzy New Trailer Shows Off Wii U Exclusives

Snazzy New Trailer Shows Off Wii U Exclusives

Epic visual cues... Check!

If there's one aspect of the Wii U that's a consistent comfort to those with any concern for the platform, it's that there's an enticing lineup of exclusive software on the way. Although there are inevitably more reveals to come in future months, there's a strong lineup for the remainder of the year and some blockbuster...

News: Ubisoft: ZombiU Development Was a Learning Experience in Second Screen Gameplay

Ubisoft: ZombiU Development Was a Learning Experience in Second Screen Gameplay

Have "learned some interesting [things about] gameplay thanks to the Wii U"

When the Wii U launched it was inevitable that the day one library would make sketchy use of the system's GamePad. Nintendo Land was a showcase, but other releases such as Assassin's Creed III did little beyond offer menus, maps and a horse whistle. One of Ubisoft's other...

Out Today: The Wonderful 101 (Europe)

The Wonderful 101 (Europe)

101 reasons to download a new wallpaper, today!

Every generation there are great games that seem to be overlooked and don't translate into sales success, so is The Wonderful 101 heading for the same end result? Over the past few weeks we've heard rumours of The Wonderful 101 having limited distribution of 30,000 units to retailers in Japan, while...

News: Iwata Asks Delves into The Wonderful 101, Reveals Hidden Characters

Iwata Asks Delves into The Wonderful 101, Reveals Hidden Characters

Kamiya unites with allies for part two of this wonderful interview

The Wonderful 101 is being released tomorrow in Europe (23rd August) and part two of Iwata Asks has now emerged. This time round the game’s director Hideki Kamiya has united with some familiar allies to assist him in his interview with Nintendo President Satoru Iwata: Atsushi...

News: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Hero Mode Details Sail Into View

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Hero Mode Details Sail Into View

Available from the start

Rumours have been swirling around for a number of weeks that upcoming Wii U release The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD would have an extra difficulty level, though details were scarce. There was naturally speculation on whether it would affect the in-game world and puzzles, like the Master Quest in The Legend of Zelda:...

News: Boxed Copy of New Super Luigi U Available This Sunday in North America

Boxed Copy of New Super Luigi U Available This Sunday in North America

The wait for a physical release is almost over

New Super Luigi U has been available in the Wii U eShop for a while now and Europeans have been able to grab boxed version from retailers for a good few weeks. North Americans have had to be patient, but the wait for a physical copy is nearly over. The packaged-disc version of New Super Luigi U will be...

News: Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Bonus Edition Confirmed For North America and Europe

Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Bonus Edition Confirmed For North America and Europe

Sonic's having a NiGHTMARE

Yesterday we brought you the news of a special Wii U version of Sonic Lost World that contains content from the classic title NiGHTS into Dreams.... It was revealed in a UK trailer for the game but did not announce any other regions. Well, fear not, as SEGA has now confirmed the Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Bonus Edition...

Talking Point: Gamescom Announcements Raise the Stakes for the Wii U and 3DS

Gamescom Announcements Raise the Stakes for the Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo yet to reveal its full hand

In a typical year Gamescom is a vibrant show, undoubtedly, but not necessarily one that draws a mini-E3 level of headlines. Yet if you're following Microsoft or Sony, this year's show has certainly delivered. It's all about circumstances, and with the two companies launching new hardware no high-profile...

News: The Wonderful 101's Original Concept Included an "All-Star Cast of Nintendo Characters"

The Wonderful 101's Original Concept Included an "All-Star Cast of Nintendo Characters"

The Bayonetta series was on the "brink of disappearing"

Hideki Kamiya, the director of The Wonderful 101, has been in Cologne, Germany to meet fans and the press ahead of the game's release in the region. Naturally, he's also taken the opportunity to talk about PlatinumGames' other Wii U exclusive, Bayonetta 2, which is due to arrive in 2014...

News: Nintendo Launches Wind Waker HD Art Competition, Winning Art Will Appear in Zelda Symphony

Nintendo Launches Wind Waker HD Art Competition, Winning Art Will Appear in Zelda Symphony

Oh, and the top five get a console and the game

Update: Nintendo of America has now notified us that, unsurprisingly, this competition is for the U.S. only. You can see full details of how to enter, if you're in the U.S., below. Original Article: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD is one of the major Wii U releases on the way from Nintendo,...

News: PlatinumGames Discusses the Expanded Target Audience of The Wonderful 101

PlatinumGames Discusses the Expanded Target Audience of The Wonderful 101

"This is a chance for people who usually don't play Platinum titles"

The Wonderful 101 arrives in Europe this week and on 15th September in North America, and of all the major Wii U retail releases this year is arguably the most unique. Creative, high-octane action titles are somewhat expected of its developer, PlatinumGames, but nevertheless this...

News: Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Edition Announced, Features NiGHTS Into Dreams Content

Sonic Lost World Deadly Six Edition Announced, Features NiGHTS Into Dreams Content

Revealed in a UK trailer, other regions yet to be announced

SEGA has revealed a new UK trailer for Sonic Lost World showing off a special edition that contains "exclusive deadlier game content". There isn't a whole lot of information given as to what will feature in this particular version but it does show off some bosses from NiGHTS Into...

News: Crytek Announces New CRYENGINE and Doesn't Exclude Wii U, Champagne Corks are Popped

Crytek Announces New CRYENGINE and Doesn't Exclude Wii U, Champagne Corks are Popped

Press release mention of Wii U is a small but welcome inclusion

Prior to the Wii U launch, there was much back and forth and contradiction over the system's capabilities from a graphical standpoint, and no two developers seemed to have the same stance. For its part Crytek, the company behind the widely-used CryEngine 3, stated that its engine ran...

News: Disney Magic Castle Prospers in Japan, Wii U Sales Return to Five Figures

Disney Magic Castle Prospers in Japan, Wii U Sales Return to Five Figures

Obon Festival boosts retail results

The latest Japanese sales figures are in, and despite the lack of any major releases the results have brought welcome boosts in software and hardware. This increase in sales is being widely attributed to the Obon Festival (known natively as "Hachigatsu Bon") in Japan, a public holiday that often improves retail...

News: Nintendo Confirms Plenty of Wii U and 3DS Shenanigans at PAX Prime

Nintendo Confirms Plenty of Wii U and 3DS Shenanigans at PAX Prime

Hideki Kamiya session includes free Wonder-Masks

Earlier today we brought you the surprising news that Retro City Rampage will be playable as a 3DS eShop title at PAX Prime, which takes place from 30th August to 2nd September at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Naturally, Nintendo is bringing a host of games to the event, as well...