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With Nintendo set to unveil brand new software at this years E3, it seems like customers who have not purchased the system are more willing to do so now. Amazon.CA shows that the Wii U Sales rank has jumped by 972% as of the time of this article. Previously the console was at #654, now the console is currently at #61, resulting in a 975% jump from it’s previous position.
Former Lion Head Studios boss Peter Molyneux said that the Xbox 360 “won” current gen over the Wii and PS3. He also heads a warning to MS over the increasing competition from tablets and smartphones.
We all know this is BS and somewhat damage control, but Insomniac Games’ CEO Ted Price says Fuse may eventually come to the Wii U at some point.
Warren Spector, the creator of Epic Mickey and Deus Ex, has voiced his opinion on the publishers using Metacritic to judge whether a game is good or not.
Many Xbox 360 and PS3 would say that the Wii was mainly for casuals, and that a lot of the core fans of Nintendo left after the Gamecube. But this article from GenGAME seems to expose that logic with facts and analysis instead of unproven trolling.
Remember LostWinds on the Wii? Yeah. the trailblazing WiiWare title might be making a comeback after developer Frontier completes Elite: Dangerous and Coaster Crazy Deluxe completed.
Tatsunoko vs Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars probably won’t see a re-release on the Wii U eShop, according to Capcom.
Nintendo is doomed! Until you actually see how popular their games are. Check out this list of the top selling games per a platform, Nintendo released to investors today.
Nintendo has posted a full-year profit of ¥7 billion for 2012, however, that is only half of the firm’s projected ¥14 billion projection. But this is a welcomed improvement over the ¥43.2 billion loss sustained last year. Check out the full report below.
Pandora’s Tower developer Ganbarion, has discussed some ideas they would do for a Wii U game. With the Wii U Gamepad, Ganbarion thinks they can create some cool new ideas on the Wii U.
Dragon Quest 10 has been a Japanese only MMORPG so far, but that might change soon as Amazon France as opened up a listing for the Square Enix RPG on their website. There is no release date, nor has Square Enix said anything about the game coming stateside. The Wii U version of the game will be released on March 30th in Japan.
Pandora’s Tower is finally coming to the west, XSEED has provided us with trailer, plus the official release date. Get all the info past the link.
ZombiU was a polarizing game that saw negative reviews at the beginning, but started to pick up steam as people understood what the game was about. Lead writer and story design director, Gabrielle Shrager explains what she would change in a sequel.
The Wii U is off to a strong start selling 460,000 units in the US for the month of December 2012. So far the system has sold a total of 890,000 LTD in the US. More NPD numbers below.
By Furious Francis
Many gamers have vastly different opinions on the Pokemon games. Some people will think its just kids game, others might think fun, while a majority of “hardcore” gamers will write it off as simple. Pokemon is a game of many things, but as a serious Pokemon game player myself. A majority of what I have read on review sites and comments made about the game Pokemon are wrong. I have logged 500 hours of Pokemon Yellow, 900 hours of Pokemon Pearl, and 356+ hours and counting of Pokemon White and White 2, needless to say I know Pokemon games: and its much more complex than gamers give it credit for.
By Furious Francis, editor in chief
Great console JRPGs are few and far in-between this console generation. We have seen some good ones like Lost Odyssey, Residence of Fate, and Star Ocean: The Last Hope, but none of these JRPGs are as good as Xenoblade is cumulatively. As a matter of fact Xenoblade just isn’t one of the best JRPGs this generations its one of the greatest games of all time. In the next few paragraphs i’m going to break down all the “awards” Xenoblade does. Awards will be things Xenoblade does from some of the best games in the industry.
The Hackmii Installer has been updated for use on the Wii U. The newest Hackmii Installer allows the Homebrew Channel to be played on the Wii U’s Wii mode. Hit the link for details.
The North American Wii U’s scale the Wii games to HD when played on the Wii U. That is not the case for PAL Wii U’s as the Wii games do not do the same thing.
By Furious Francis, editor-in-chief
The Wii U is out in the US, Australia, Europe, the UK, and is hitting Japan this week. Many Wii U owners might have skipped the Wii generation in lieu of the Xbox 360 and PS3 due to the lack of HD visuals, friends codes, and bad online infrastructure. Thankfully, Nintendo has fixed all the defiencency’s the Wii had while including fully functional Wii into the Wii U. If you didn’t play some of the Wii’s best games, booting those games up on your Wii U is easy, and up-scales the games to 1080p via HDMI. Check out the list of must play Wii games, for your brand new Wii U.
Nintendo just might be gearing up to re-release the Wii in a smaller more compact for soon. Hit the link for more details.
Many Wii U owners are reporting that Wii games played on the Wii U look much better on the console when played on their HDTVs in 1080p Resolution. Hit the link for more details.