The news we'd all hoped for has been confirmed - Pokkén Tournament is indeed coming to the Wii U.
Spring 2016 is the magic release window, and the news was confirmed by a video on The Official Pokémon Channel.
A collaboration between The Pokémon Company and Bandai Namco, Pokkén Tournament is a fighting title which features the stars of the long-running Pokémon franchise.
Here's some official info:
Pokkén Tournament has been announced for the Wii U! Starting in spring, 2016, you can bring home the fun of the exciting Pokémon arcade fighting game. In Pokkén Tournament, Pokémon appear more lifelike than ever before, with amazing graphics and smooth, fluid movements. You will love seeing and battling with your favorite Pokémon.