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  • News Notion Games "Would Love" To See Super Ubi Land On 3DS

    It just can't get the staff

    Super Ubi Land is currently being developed for the Wii U eShop and other downloadable platforms by Notion Games. The studio has teamed up with Maestro Interactive Games in order to bring the game out, and hopes to make good use of its official recognition as a Wii U developer by releasing more titles for Nintendo's new...

  • Nintendo Download 28th February 2013 (North America)

    Running, gunning, creating coasters and more

    It's Nintendo Download time again, North America, and this week all four of Nintendo's online platforms have content to choose from; you lucky gamers. Some are long-awaited and in one case probably already keeping some of you very busy, while others will no doubt also have an audience to snap them up...

  • News Pwnee Studios: Nintendo Has Been Great To Work With

    Cloudberry Kingdom studio is "pumped" about working with The Big N

    The general feeling from Wii U eShop developers seems to be that Nintendo is a pretty decent company to work with. Cloudberry Kingdom developer Pwnee Studios has reinforced this viewpoint in an interview with Aussie Gamer, where company co-founder TJ Lutz said: Nintendo has been...

  • News Vblank Entertainment: Nintendo is "Great To Work With"

    Retro City Rampage developer says Nintendo is welcoming to small developers

    Retro City Rampage will most likely be WiiWare's swansong when it finally becomes available for download on 28th February, and its developer Vblank Entertainment seems to have enjoyed working with Nintendo while making it. Speaking on Twitter Brian Provinciano, the game's...

  • News Retro Platformer Another Castle Is Coming To The Wii U eShop

    Indie support on Wii U continues to grow

    The Wii U eShop is quickly becoming the go-to place for indie developers — recently we've seen the likes of The 90's Arcade Racer, Armillo, Dusty Raging Fist and Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails all confirmed for release on the download service, and today we can e

  • News Japanese Wii U eShop Still Waiting for its First Download-Only Game

    Those of us in the West are rather fortunate

    It's a common refrain among gamers in the West, especially with 3DS games, to bemoan a number of rather interesting titles that either don't come out of Japan or, alternatively, take an age to do so. When you also take into account the number of attractive hardware revisions of the handheld, particularly,...

  • News Cryamore Confirmed to be Adventuring Onto Wii U

    Inspired by classics such as The Legend of Zelda, Metroid and Secret of Mana

    Not too long ago we told you about an intriguing project seeking funding via Kickstarter, a Zelda-inspired action RPG called Cryamore, which eventually set a stretch goal of $225,000 to include home console versions of the game, including Wii U — we assume this to mean...

  • News Runner 2 Confirmed For This Week On North American Wii U eShop

    Could arrive on 26th February, according to Gaijin

    BIT.TRIP Presents: Runner 2 Future Legend of Rhythm Alien — let's call it Runner 2 from now on — has no doubt been on the wish-lists of those that were fans of BIT.TRIP RUNNER on WiiWare. It looks to feature the same running and jumping mechanics, but with a new graphics engine, environments and...

  • News Two Tribes: Toki Tori 2 Is A Metroidvania-Style Experience

    "Count" us in

    Toki Tori 2 may have been subject to delays, but we're still just as excited about playing it as we were way back when it was first announced. The hype has now risen to a new level as developer Two Tribes has taken to Twitter to share this piece of information: [tweet 306142233525092353] For those who don't know, "Metroidvania" is a...

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    Wii U eShop / SNES

    Review F-Zero

    The race of a lifetime

    Looking at it today, it’s genuinely hard to believe that F-Zero was a SNES launch title. For a game that is now over two decades old, it remains remarkably impressive from a purely visual standpoint. The Mode 7 rotational and scaling effects — which were relatively new to console players back in 1990 — still look...