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  • Deals Buy a Deluxe Wii U from Nintendo for $200

    Making up for Black Friday

    While the Wii U didn't receive the discounts many were anticipating this year, Nintendo of America has come through with an after-holiday deal for its 32GB Deluxe System which comes with Nintendo Land; it's a refurbished unit for $200. You can buy a system from Nintendo here. These Wii U's are straight from Nintendo...

  • Talking Point Splatoon May Be Winding Down, But Its Legacy Could Be Significant

    Modern trends with a Nintendo touch

    In the remainder of 2016 we'll re-share some of our favourite feature articles from the year. This article from 4th August reflects on the end of an era after the final Splatoon Splatfest, and how the colourful shooter established a DLC model for Nintendo that's sure to return in the future. Recently we had the...

  • News Devil's Third Loses Its Saving Grace as Online Servers Are Closed

    And like that... it's gone

    Devil's Third had an interesting time on Wii U, initially as a system exclusive; it was fiercely defended by Tomonobu Itagaki and fans, savaged by others, and greeted with a shrug of indifference by many. Years in the making and a manic 'mature' shooter / action hybrid, it was one of the more intriguing releases of this...

  • Feature The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Nintendo's Boldest Step Into Contemporary Game Design

    A Link to the Present

    In the remainder of 2016 we'll re-share some of our favourite feature articles from the year. This article considers the bigger picture behind the design decisions in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, based on some extended playtime with the E3 build at Nintendo UK's HQ. This was originally published on 29th June, back...

  • Rumour Intelligent Systems Has Canned A Crashmo Sequel For Wii U

    Resource now shifted over to Nintendo Switch projects

    Intelligent Systems has pulled the plug on a proposed Crashmo / Fallblox sequel which was supposed to be coming to the Wii U, according to a report by Unseen 64 and Nintendo Life contributor Liam Robertson. According to Robertson's sources, development on the game - known as Crashmo / Fallblox...

  • Video The Latest Event Course in Super Mario Maker Wants You to Use Your Head

    Well, not YOUR head...

    Super Mario Maker is delightfully quirky - if a structured Mario game is a piece of art, the level creation tool is a scruffy yet oddly exciting street play. It's silly and ridiculous, encouraging players around the world to create daft stages full of puzzles, sound effects and oddly stacked enemies. Yet Nintendo can always...

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    Review Shantae: Half-Genie Hero


    Immediately upon seeing the title screen and hearing the game's main theme, you know that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is another step forward for this series. Back in 2002, Shantae made her debut on the Game Boy Color to rave reviews but disappointing sales — hardly a shock when you take into account the GBC was on its last legs — but the...

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Your latest Wii U purchase!

Your latest Wii U purchase!

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The Wii u is absolutely garbage

The Wii u is absolutely garbage

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