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Category Archives: Wii U

Metroid Prime Trilogy on the Wii U VC Loads Faster than Disk Version

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Good news for those picking up Metroid Prime Trilogy today. The Wii U download version of the game loads doors much faster than the disk version. Check out this video below comparing the times (despite some bad editing).

Xenoblade Chronicles X Gets Even BETTER! – Nin10doUltra

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Nin10doUltra discusses the fractions in Xenoblade Chronicles X.

RCMADIAX is having a MEGA SALE on all of it’s Nintendo eShop titles for Wii U.

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Check out a host of RCMADIAX titles discounted on the Wii U eShop.

-BLOK DROP U $1.99 (Reg. $2.99)
-BLOK DROP X TWISTED FUSION $1.99 (Reg. $2.99)
-TOSS N GO $0.99 (Reg $1.49)
-SPIKEY WALLS $0.99 (Reg. $1.49)
-SHUT THE BOX $0.99 (Reg. $1.49)
-POKER DICE SOLITAIRE FUTURE $0.99 (Reg. $1.49)

Gamecube Month – Let’s Play: F-Zero GX

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Josh Thomas from the Bit Block plays F-Zero GX on the GameCube.

Nintendo Downloads (NA) – Code Name STEAM demo and Metroid Prime Trilogy Lead

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This week’s Nintendo downloads is a good one, as players can download the Code Name STEAM demo and Metroid Prime Trilogy. Get the full list of download past the link.

Metroid Prime Trilogy – Wii U file size Revealed 7GB+

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Metroid Prime Trilogy will take up around 7.5GB of space on your HDD. So if you have a basic Wii U, its time to get an external HDD.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Guin & Nagi Character Profiles

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More information on Xenoblade Chronicles X has begun to trickle out. Check out two new character profiles on Guin and Nagi.

ZeRo Plays For Glory – Episode 21 – Sheik!

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ZeRo plays with Sheik in ‘For Glory’ battles in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

Mew2King Leaves Triforce Johnson’s eSports team Empire Arcadia (EMP)

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One of the best Smash Bros. players in the world has left Isiah “Triforce” Johnson’s eSports team, Empire Arcadia. Jason ‘Mew2King’ Zimmerman has confirmed the spilt and released a new statement. Apparently, Mew2King is saying Empire Arcadia owes him back pay and failure to repay a $1,000 loan. There was some hope he might come back to Empire Arcadia, but it looks like Mew2King has declined any resolution with his former eSports team.

Xenoblade Chronicles X is Massive, Uses Most of Wii U Disk Space, Almost had Multiple Disks

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Xenoblade Chronicles will easily be the biggest game on Wii U when it launches this April in Japan, as Takahashi has revealed it uses most of the Wii U disk space. The game is so large, Monolith Soft even considered using multiple disks at one point.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Update now Available to Download – Adds 15 New 8-player Stages

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Update: The patch adds 15 new 8 player stages, plus the usual fixes. The file size is 316MB. Thanks L-A

【通常ステージ】 Regular stages

マリオサーキット(X)/ Mario Circuit (X)
ルイージマンション / Luigi’s Mansion
パイロスフィア / Pyrosphere
ノルフェア / Norfair
ライラットクルーズ / Lylat Cruise
ポケモンスタジアム2 / Pokémon Stadium 2
村と街 / Animal Crossing / Town and City
すま村 / Animal Crossing / Smashville
Wii Fit スタジオ/ Studio Wii Fit

【終点化ステージ】 Final Destination stages

マリオギャラクシー / Mario Galaxy
マリオサーキット(X) / Mario Circuit (X)
洞窟大作戦 / Kirby : The Great Cave Offensive
ライラットクルーズ / Lylat Cruise
ポケモンスタジアム2 / Pokémon Stadium 2
村と街 / Animal Crossing – Town and City

Nintendo Release Schedule and Million Sellers List (12/31/14)

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Nintendo has updated the release list for its titles in 2015, as well as provided a look at some of their big sellers in 2014. Check it out below.

Via: Nintendo Everything

Super Mario 3D World has sold 3.79 Million Units Worldwide

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Nintendo has released an updated look at their million sellers. And it shows that Super Mario 3D World has sold 3.79 million units in a little over a year on the market. This number includes bundled and digital sales. Via: Nintendo Everything 

Hyrule Warriors – Majora’s Mask DLC Overview Trailer (Young Link, Fierce Deity, Tingle)

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The latest trailer for Hyrule Warriors Majora’s Mask DLC shows off Young Link, Tingle, and Fierce Deity Link slicing a freaking Moon in half! 

Xenoblade Chronicles X Show #4 – 300 hrs+, Online play, Factions, & More! – My Thoughts

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I give my thoughts on the massive update Xenoblade Chronicles received this week via Famitsu.

Source: PE Nintendo 

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Still has a Release date of TBD

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Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem has not been cancelled according to Nintendo. The firm still has the title on their release schedule, although its marked as TBD (To Be Decided). Nintendo did state that the game was “right on schedule” back at E3 2014, so we’ll just have to wait till E3 this year to get some details. In the meantime, check out my video I did on it and Fire Emblem Wii U.

Via: Nintendo

Limited Edition Crying – PMPrime

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Held this one back for a while, but I might as well upload it.
They are called Limited Editions, not “Everybody gets one” editions.
If you want it, you gotta work for it. That’s what fandom of any kind is about. Warning, Strong Language

Z’s Analysis S2: Are Gamers Complacent?

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Finally! Season 2 of Z’s Analysis is here and on this opening episode The King of Logic himself makes a return to form by analyzing the mystery behind Gamer Complacency and discovering the truth.

Source: Zen Gamer

Metroid Prime Trilogy’s Release on Wii U Kills eBay Auction Price

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Looking to make big bucks on your physical copy of Metroid Prime Trilogy via eBay? Well too bad, as Nintendo’s upcoming release of the game on the Wii U has shot eBay prices down hard. You might be lucky to snag $40 for your physcial copy now. For those out of the loop, Metroid Prime Trilogy will be available to download on the Wii U VC tomorrow for $9.99. I’ll be picking it up ASAP.

Media Create Sales (1/19/15 – 1/25/15) Tales of Zestiria Leads

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This week’s Media Create charts are in. Tales of Zestiria for the PS3 took the top spot with 340,891 units sold. The 3DS once again leads hardware with over 32,000 units sold. Kirby and the Rainbow Curse was in third with 32,137 copies sold. While 3DS JRPG The Legend of Legacy was in second with 53,974 units. Get the full charts below.

Iwata says “Wii U is not over yet,” Unannounced Titles to be Revealed

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Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata has stated that the Wii U is not done yet, despite its lower install base. In an interview with Sankei, Iwata said that there are many more unannounced titles in the works for Wii U. The firm wants to build off high expectations the fans have for the platform.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Off TV Play, Customization, Gameplay Details & more

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We’ve got more Xenoblade Chronicles X news for you guys from the recent interview Tetsuya Takahashi did with Famitsu.