Tag Archives: Wii U
Nintendo has published their eShop offering for the 3DS and Wii U this week. Get the full list below.
Indie platformer Teslagrad, has been dated for the PC and Mac for release on December 13th. The Wii U and PS3 version will be out next year according to Rain Games. Teslagrad will be priced at £6.99 / €8.99 / $9.99, and features some pretty impressive puzzles.
Zelda Informer writer Nathanial Rumphol-Janc thinks that Zelda Wii U will be shown at the VGX 2013 Awards. He has compiled many reasons why he thinks so. Read the article here, then hit the link for my take.
Siliconera has published a massive Q&A with NOA president & CEO Reggie Fils Aime. Reggie discusses a wide range of topics below.
You guys know how I do it at Playeressence, I try to be balanced. I just posted a video with Rich from ReviewTech blasting Nintendo and agreeing with Jason Rubin. Now I’ll post an article discussing some good news on Wii U. Check it out here. Thanks Ricard for the tip! Btw Ricard published a new article yesterday.
Check out the latest screenshot for Super Smash for Wii U. It reminds us there was a pretty cool game called Mega Man Soccer on the SNES.
This week’s Media Create sales charts are in. The Wii U and 3DS are on an absolute tear in Japan. The 3DS tacked on another 108,373 units for the week. While the Wii U topped all other home consoles selling 28,518 units. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 topped the software, selling 88,708 units on the 3DS. Get the full software and hardware numbers below.
The Mario & Luigi Wii U bundle seems to be one of the most popular bundles from Nintendo, as the set is sold out on Best Buy.com and is one of the top sellers on ShopTo. This follows multiple reports of other retailers selling out of the bundle as well. It will be interesting to see exactly how much the Wii U did sell through Christmas, since its their last one. Thanks Gryphonofmight and timg57867 for the tips!
You guys asked for him, and he has responded. Ricard Julianti is finally back with another interesting, amazing, and thoughtful opinion article. If you only have time to do one thing today, make sure it’s to read this article.
This charming indie platfromer Paper Monsters Recut, makes the leap from iOS to Wii U. Check out the trailer past the link. Thanks Grphonomight for the tip!
Nintendo of France GM Philippe Lavoue has updated the Wii U and 3DS sales data for country with JDLi.
Nintendo has updated the eShop sales charts for the Wii U this week, and Super Mario 3D World has once again reached number one. Super Mario 3D World beat out The Legend of Zelda The Wind Waker HD for the second straight week. Get the full charts below.
Just wanted to let you guys know there are going to be a lot of Wii U and Nintendo bashing articles going up around the web. Try to ignore it, the Western Media is trolling for hits. We even have ex-Sony developers claiming the Wii U won’t make it to Christmas 2014. (LOL). Anyways, remain calm and ignore the chatter. Two new consoles just launched, and the hype is causing people’s minds to go quite loopy.
Ever since I’ve known about the company, Nintendo has always had a different way of doing things. A most strange, bizarre manner of going about their business, that not only works but has it’s fans and detractors.
Despite the PS4 passing the Wii U’s sales up in 48 hours, it seems the system still did a little damage over the PS4 launch. UK retailer GAME, had a fire sale on the Mario & Luigi Wii U bundle for £199.99. And within a few hours, the bundle was sold out. There were other bundles available, but the Mario & Luigi pack was the most popular. See the listing for yourself here. Thanks PwerlvlAmy for the tip!
Potential spoiler alert! Amazon’s updated box art for Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze might have leaked the fourth playable character for the game. Check out the box art below.
Nintendo has updated its European offers for this week on the Wii U and 3DS. Pikmin 3, Scribblenauts Unlimited, and Bravely Default lead the pack. Get the full list, pricing, and descriptions below.
Gimme Gimme Games site owner Kevin Femmel, has discussed Jason Rubin’s thoughts on Nintendo’s hardware being “irrelevant”. Get a snippet of the interview below.
Austin from Nintendo Everything has brought back the return of his “Random Thoughts” show. On this episode, Austin discusses the Wii U’s off-TV play feature.
Nintendo of America COO and President Reggie Fils-Aime has discussed with Forbes, why consumers should buy a Wii U this holiday season. Get a couple snippets of the interview below.
Former THQ president Jason Rubin has stated that Nintendo is irrelevant when it comes to the console manufacturing business.
Tech analysis site Digital Foundry has tested the PS Vita’s remote play feature compared to the Wii U Gamepad, and they have come to the conclusion that the Wii U is superior in function. Here what they had to say below.
While the PS4 is currently crushing it in Europe right now, the Wii U officially launched in Brazil this weekend. See some of the pictures past the link.
Iran White from HD Warriors has brought to light a major milestone in Mario Gaming history. As Super Mario 3D World is the first 3D console Mario game where Shigeru Miyamoto purposely left to his disciples. Crazy huh? Read the full story on HD Warriors, then come back here for my take, and discussion.
HD Warriors has a fantastic two part piece into why Xbox 360 ports to Wii U often suffer from frame issues, despite the Wii U being more powerful. Read part one here, and part 2 here. Head back to PE after you read the articles for my take.
Watch the guys from ScrewAttack play Super Mario 3D World, absolute Chaos ensues. Check it out for yourself below.
Sonic Lost World will be getting a title update in Japan on December 11th. The update will fix the glitch that occurs on Frozen Factory 3 stage. There will also be other small issues fixed. Expect the update to hit in the West shortly after.