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Category Archives: Wii U

Hyrule Warriors Boss Pack DLC has a Hidden Character you have to see to Believe

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So Hyrule Warriors Boss Pack DLC is out in Japan. And gamers have discovered a secret character that is a bit loco.

Tantalus’ Wii U “AAA” port will be Announced Soon, Out this year, Studio’s Biggest Project yet

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Tantalus has been radio silent about the “AAA” Wii U port from a “top-notch” publisher first announced last year. Well it seems like the game will finally be revealed soon. Better yet, it’s coming out this year, and is the firm’s biggest project yet. Full details and quotes below.

Donkey Kong is BACK on the Wii U eShop!

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Nintendo unleashed the beast today with Donkey Kong Country 1, 2, and 3 for the SNES coming to the Wii U eShop! But wait….. there’s MORE!

Source: Nintendo

Mario Party 10 – Bowser & Amiibo Party – GameXplain Preview Discussion

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“GameXplain played Mario Party 10, including Bowser Party mingames and a few rounds of Amiibo Party, and we talk all about it in this preview discussion!”

Nintendo Downloads NA: IronFall Invasion & Titan Attacks lead

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This week’s Nintendo downloads for North America are in. IronFall Invasion and Titan Attacks are the top downloads for the week. There is also a sale going on for Donkey Kong games. Get the full lineup of titles and sales below.

Nintendo Gives Fans a Golden Opportunity to Own a Cool New Mario amiibo

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Mario Party 10 is launching next month for the Wii U complete with its own line of amiibo. Walmart will be selling a rare GOLD Mario amiibo very soon. Get the details straight from Nintendo on how to obtain this golden Mario amiibo!

Nintendo is Headed to PAX East with New Nintendo 3DS XL and Splatoon

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Nintendo will be bringing the big guns to PAX East this year. Get the full press release from the Big N below.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Day/Night/ Weather Cycles + New Screenshots

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Check out this new video showing off the day/night changes, weather cycles, and new screenshots for Xenoblade Chronicles X!

Source: PlayerEssence

The Order 1886 Sales Success Shows Reviews don’t Matter? Umm No…

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Since when does a chart with no raw numbers in one region prove that reviews don’t matter? Some of these ‘journalists’ really need to stop with the clickbait and do some real freaking research.

Source: PlayerEssence

Custom Robo X Amiibo Needs to Happen! – DaKidGaming

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DaKidGaming wants to see Nintendo cross the Custom Robo franchise with amiibo!

Source: DaKidGaming

Rodea The Sky Soldier – Off Screen 3DS Footage

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Check out some off-screen gameplay footage from Rodea The Sky Soldier for 3DS. The game is also coming to Wii U this summer.

Former RARE Devs will Reveal Project Ukelele at EGX Rezzed

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A group of former RARE developers that have formed a new studio called Playtonic, will reveal their first project at EGX Rezzed this Saturday at 4 PM. The session they will host is called “A rare reunion: Rebirth of the 3D platformer”.

“It was the fans of our past work who inspired the creation of Playtonic, so we’re delighted to be able to showcase our vision to them in person at EGX Rezzed – as well as a few cheeky details of our game!” – Gavin Price, Creative Director

Via: GoNintendo

Hilarious Video on what Competitive Smash Players “DON’T SAY”

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If you are into the Smash Bros. competitive scene, especially Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, then you’re going to find this video by The Dandy Keef hilarious. Check it out below.

Batman Arkham Knight, Kingdom Hearts 3, Square Cancels Legacy of Kain + More! – EventStatus

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EventStatus is back with another hard-hitting episode of The Main Event. Check out the episode past the link. Warning, Strong Language

Ubisoft Brazil Tells Consumers to Stop Complaining About Their DLC and Expansion Policies

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Ubisoft has a weekly program called the Ubisoft Responde, where viewers can ask a rep questions and they will respond. Well this week’s show was interesting. A viewer asks why Ubisoft charges for DLC and expansions, why aren’t their games complete at launch. Here is what Ubisoft reponded with…past the link.

David Jaffe Speaks out on The Order 1886 and Review Scores “No Double Standards” both “are Damaging”

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David Jaffe, the creator of God of War and Twisted Metal has spoken out against low “clickbait” review scores in addition to “clickbait” high scores. He feels that both are damaging to the industry in some form or another.

Dot Arcade Revealed for Wii U, Developed by WayForward’s James Montagna

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WayForward developer James Montagna has revealed his new Wii U eShop game called Dot Arcade. You can check out some screenshots here. More details on the title past the link.

Square Enix CEO Knows There is Demand for Dragon Quest in the West

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Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda has stated that he knows there is demand for the Dragon Quest games overseas. He has ideas on how to make the franchise successful in the west. Matsuda says the franchise has a bright future overseas, fans should look forward to more announcements in the future. Dragon Quest Heroes was officially announced for a Western release today. However, Dragon Quest 7, Dragon Quest X, Dragon Quest Monsters/2 have not been localized yet, despite being years old. Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: GameKult

Match Commentary #15 – ZeRo (Dark Pit) vs Etulf (Mario)

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U champ ZeRo shows you the ropes with Dark Pit.

Nintendo was Working on a Open-world game for Wii U with the Saints Row 1 Design Director

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Chris Stockman was the design director of Saints Row 1, and it seems he was making a open-world game for the Wii U. This title was a collaboration with Nintendo, but the game got canned before production even started. It’s not known why the game was cancelled, but it looks like the idea was pulled last second by Nintendo management. This information is from Unseen64’s Liam Robertson, who is notorious for digging up info on cancelled games. Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: Tamaki

Where is the Suspend/Resume Feature for PS4 ?

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When Sony first showed off the PS4 in 2013, they boasted this cool feature called Suspend/Resume. It would allow gamers to power down their system at any point mid-game, then resume that game RIGHT at the point they left off. HardcoreGamer has written an interesting piece discussing this feature and when it could be added to the vast feature list of the PS4. I’m guessing it’s coming around the big rumored PS4 firmware update this March. Anyways, read the full article over at Hardcore gamer.

Mario Party 10 Japanese Overview Trailers and TV Commercials

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Nintendo has released a host of new information on Mario Party 10 for the Wii U. Check out the Japanese overview trailer and some new TV spots past the link.