Wii U

Spread the love       Tweet    Well, this is something I did not expect to write about this beautiful Saturday morning. Shakedown: Hawaii is coming to the Wii, Wii U, and Steam later this summer. Both of the versions will include all currently released content and updates, including the Mogul Update, the Full Tank update, and other tweaks
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Spread the love       Tweet    Thus far, these lists have been relatively easy to put together. After all, whether you’re platforming in 2D or 3D, you’re still jumping around. Action-adventure is a little murkier, but even there, you basically know what you’re getting yourself into. However, when trying to build the ultimate sports game star, we ran
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Spread the love       Tweet    The Nintendo Switch has had a plethora of great games release for the hybrid console. Some of those have been excellent new titles, but plenty of those games have been ported Wii U games. It looks like Pikmin 3 might be joining that list sometime soon. According to Venture Beat, Nintendo has
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Spread the love       Tweet    The Assassin’s Creed franchise has had a rollercoaster history of development and direction. When the first game released in 2007, it gave me a fresh perspective of creativity that I haven’t really experienced in another AAA franchise since. From the beginning, the stealth action-adventure series has delved into different important eras of
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Spread the love       Tweet    As it approaches its fifteenth anniversary, the Assassin’s Creed franchise has been just about all over the place. From Renaissance Italy, to Ancient Greece, and even the American Revolution, the Assassin’s Creed saga has taken us on many different adventures all of varying quality. Now, with Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla set to come out later this
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Spread the love       Tweet    Many of the biggest companies in the gaming industry have announced plans to host online events to replace the typical e3 press conference. Ubisoft has announced a digital experience that it will be hosting. The PC Gaming Show will return. Xbox just announced today that they will be showcasing some games for
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Spread the love       Tweet    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild still to this day gets gamers hearts racing three years after its initial release. With its nonlinear and luscious environment, Breath of the Wild is set at the end of the Zelda timeline where players control Link who awakens from a hundred-year slumber to defeat Calamity
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Spread the love       Tweet    The Wonderful 101: Remastered has crossed the $2 million mark in the home stretch of its Kickstarter campaign, funding further additional content in the form of “Luka’s Second Mission,” and unlocking two more stretch goals with less than 24 hours to go. The new stretch goals are orchestral re-recordings of the game’s
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Spread the love       Tweet    I feel a bit like Robin Williams in Jumanji where he is shouting “What year is it?!”. Three years into the Nintendo Switch’s reign, the Wii U is making one last valiant attempt at relevance. Pre-orders for two official Wii U games just went live over on PixelHeart for physical Wii U
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Spread the love       Tweet    After being removed from marketplaces last summer, Capcom today announced that DuckTales: Remastered is once again available for sale digitally. In case you weren’t aware, DuckTales: Remastered was removed from all digital storefronts last year when Capcom’s license expired with Disney, which was what allowed the publisher to sell the game in
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Spread the love       Tweet    Coming off the success of Shovel Knight, the path ahead for developer Yacht Club Games seems especially full of possibility. As one of the most successful games to come out of crowdfunding through Kickstarter, the success of Shovel Knight has led to several spin-offs and new projects set in the game’s world, alongside
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Spread the love       Tweet    The past week was a big one for developer and publisher Yacht Club Games, most well-known for Shovel Knight, as the company earlier this week shared details on a number of new projects that it has in the works. Among those was the announcement of its upcoming puzzle game Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon that
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Spread the love       Tweet    Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition might be close. After receiving its classification in Korea last week, the game now has a “T for Teen” ESRB rating on Nintendo’s North American website as first spotted by Xenoblade fan account XenoBits. The ESRB has finally rated #XenobladeChronicles Definitive Edition. It was also just rated in
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Spread the love       Tweet    PlatinumGames is heading to PAX East, and it’s bringing The Wonderful 101 with it. The developer, in an update made via its Kickstarter on Wednesday, announced it will have a booth at the Boston-based convention, set up with playable Nintendo Switch versions of The Wonderful 101: Remastered. Additionally, studio head Atsushi Inaba
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Spread the love       Tweet    Momentum for The Wonderful 101 hasn’t let up. Now at more than 23,000 backers, with 25 days still left to go, the Kickstarter campaign for The Wonderful 101: Remastered has surpassed the $1.5-million mark. As a result, the addition of the epilogue side-scroller “Luka’s First Mission” has been guaranteed, and “Luka’s Second
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Spread the love       Tweet    PlatinumGames is having a pretty good year so far. In fact, the past couple of years have been good for the emergent Japanese studio. They’ve published multiple critically acclaimed titles: Bayonetta, Astral Chain, and NeiR Automata all come to mind. So why are there rumors of Microsoft passing over the company last year in their search
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Spread the love       Tweet    Fortnite is offering PS4 players the chance to earn some major cash. Epic Games revealed the Fortnite Celebration Cup, offering a $1 million prize pool and exclusive cosmetics. Announced on the PlayStation Blog, the Solos tournament will take place on Saturday, Feb. 15 and Sunday, Feb. 16, just before the launch of Season
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Spread the love       Tweet    With Treasure Trove finished, the future of Shovel Knight is murky. Will the upcoming Shovel Knight Dig be the last of our lil’ blue knight’s adventures? In a recent interview with the Nintendo Power Podcast, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove director Sean Velasco and artist Sandy Gordon emphasized that Shovel Knight isn’t going anywhere. In
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Spread the love       Tweet    Updated at 4:20 p.m. ET No more teases. PlatinumGames is giving The Wonderful 101 another shot. The studio turned to its fans for help though, launching a Kickstarter campaign on Monday to crowdfund a remaster of the 2013 cult classic for the Nintendo Switch, at minimum, with stretch goals to bring it
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Spread the love       Tweet    Ever since Banjo-Kazooie released on Nintendo 64 In 1998, the iconic duo has been loved by gamers around the world. Banjo-Kazooie‘s success prompted developer Rare to create Banjo-Tooie, which released for Nintendo 64 in 2000. Following the success of these first two outings, Microsoft purchased Rare for $375 million. Nintendo fans who loved the Banjo-Kazooie games
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Spread the love       Tweet    Nintendo closed 2019 in excellent fashion, selling over 10 million Switch consoles. In total Nintendo Switch has now sold over 52 million units since it’s March 3, 2017 release date. These updated sales numbers put the Switch well over the SNES which boasts lifetime sales of 49 million units. It goes without
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Spread the love       Tweet    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild fans have made some really amazing things, but this new heartwarming video is something else. In a recent Tweet, we can see a father and daughter showing off a state of the art adaptive controller. Using the Microsoft Adaptive Controller as a base, he has
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Spread the love       Tweet    In a report from publication VGC, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa explains why the company doesn’t offer prize money at their esports tournaments. As compared to companies like Capcom or Riot Games, Nintendo is notably absent from helping fund Super Smash Bros. competitions at events like EVO. According to the Nikkei interview translated by Japanese
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Spread the love       Tweet    It’s no secret that the Nintendo Switch has been a runaway success all around the world with at least 41.67 million units sold. That being said, last year turned out to be specifically great in Japan according to data recently released by Famitsu. The data, which was originally posted by @oscarlemaire and
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