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Category Archives: Wii U

Warner Bros. will Release LEGO toys-to-life game this year

The LEGO Movie game

VideoGamer is reporting that Warner Bros. will enter the toys-to-life market this year with a new game and LEGO figures. The game is expected to be developed by Traveller’s Tales and will compete directly against games like Disney Infinity and Skylanders. Warner Bros. has declined to comment on this story. More details and info can be found at VideoGamer.

Super Smash Bros for Wii U - [email protected] Tournament Matches (3/16/15)

Super Smash Bros Lucina

Get the most recent Smash 4 tournament matches from [email protected] past the link.

Mario Party 10 - Video Review (Wii U) - GameXplain


“Mario Party 10 is basically 3 games in one, and we review them all! Find out our thoughts on Mario Party, Bowser Party, amiibo Party, as well the mini-games too in our video review of Mario Party 10 on the Wii U!”

Xenoblade Chronicles X OST Remaster version (w lyrics) - iYakku

Monolith Soft X

You like good music? And How about Xenoblade Chronicles X? If you answered yes to both questions then you’ll LOVE the video below.

Mario Party 10 Review Roundup - Not Looking Good (67.19%)

Mario Party 10 poster

Mario Party 10 reviews have begun to flood the internet. Check out the early batch of reviews past the link.

Smash 4: Hoo F-ING HA!

Smash 4 Hoo Ha MS

Want to get good at Super Smash Bros. for Wii U? Step One: Pick Diddy. Step Two: Grab. Step Three: Down Throw. Step Four: Jump then press Up + A. Rinse and Repeat.

Source: PlayerEssence

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Confirmed for E3 2015 **Update**


IGN has put out a big list of games confirmed for E3 2015, and one of those games on this list Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem. According to IGN, Nintendo confirmed the game for a E3 2015 reveal to them. Gears of War 4, Mario Maker, Titanfall 2, Quantum Break, and many other games are set for E3 this June. Source: IGN

**Update** As many have noted, There is not an asterisk by Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem, so it is not 100% confirmed to appear. Sorry about that guys, I made an honest mistake while glancing over the list. Thanks to Zen and many others on Twitter that pointed this out. 

Smash Sundays #3 - Super Smash Bros Wii U VS EtikaWorldNetwork


Sonic Superfan Cobanermani456 takes on Etika from the EtikaWorldNetwork.

Project Cars - First Xbox One Gameplay Footage


Check out the first footage of Project Cars running on the Xbox One.

Reggie Discusses Lasting Content, Yearly Releases and Software Momentum


Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aime discussed a host of topics with CNET. Get some highlights of what the Regginator said below.

Media Create Sales (03/8/15) - Top 50


This week’s expanded Media Create sales are in. Get the top 50 past the link.

Xenoblade Chronicles X Battle Presentation Fully Translated + Menus and Dialog Included

Xenoblade Chronicles X Mech Title

iYakku has FULLY translated the latest Xenoblade Chronicles X Battle presentation. This includes in-game battle menus and dialog. Check it out below. 

Source: iYakku

PE X Nintendo #76 - BIG NPD Sales for Nintendo & The Zelda Cycle Strikes!

PE X Nintendo 76 MS

We’ve got a massive episode of PE X Nintendo for you guys! eShop pick up of the week, NPD sales and The Zelda Cycle.

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Smash 4 Im really feeling it MS

Check out an archived match of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U from a recent livestream I had.

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Smash 4: Ike’s Fresno State Combo! | PlayerEssence

Smash 4 Ike FS combo MS

This match brought back memories! I use to main Ike in Super Smash Bros. Brawl! Check out this fight between me and my college roomate who’s EVO bound this year in Smash 4 and Guilty Gear.

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3DS Outsells PS4, Mario Party 10 Preview, Toe Jam and Earl’s Huge Wii U Stretch Goal - WiR 3/14/15


“It’s a jam packed Week in Review this week! Join Shawn Long as he gives his Mario Party 10 impressions, goes over the 3DS outselling the PS4, Toe Jam and Earl’s Huge stretch goal, and much much more!”

Source: Nintendo Enthusiast

Playtonic: Rebirth Of The 3D Platformer | Project Ukulele)


Playtonic details how they will create a modern 3D platformer for consumers. 

Source: EGXTV

Smash 4: Exactly how Garbage is Palutena?

Smash 4 is Palutena Garbage MS

So, what do you guys think about Palutena in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS?

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Project Ukulele - First Screenshots and Details

Project Ukulele

What happens when you get a bunch of former RARE developers back together to make a game? You get Project Ukulele that what! This game is a classic 3D platformer inspired by games like Banjo Kazooie and Donkey Kong Country 64. 

Shane Satterfield is Starting a new Gaming Website, Marcus Beer and Others on Board


Former lead editor of Gametrailers.com Shane Satterfield has announced that he is coming back to the gaming industry. Satterfield will be starting his own website,  but it will be different from other websites. You can look forward to seeing some of his content on their official YouTube Channel in the next few months, with the full site launching this November. Get the full details over at Shane’s Tumblr.

I’m actually really excited for this. I know Shane personally, I interviewed him at the GameTrailers Film Fest in 2012. You can check that out below (sorry for the crappy audio…. man was I on a budget back then XD)

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is the Fastest Selling Monster Hunter game of all-time in the US


Nintendo has announced that Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is the fastest selling game in the franchise of all-time in the United States. The massive monster hunting game sold over 290,000 in the US alone. This includes ALL platforms the Monster Hunter franchise has been on (PS2, PSP, Wii, Wii U). Via: VGConnect

Nintendo Minute - Indie Developer Battle Royale


last week we got to hang out with some super awesome Indie developers. Each of them have really fun and interesting games coming to the Nintendo eShop on Wii U. We wanted to talk to them about their games, but we also wanted to pit them against each other in the ultimate Mario Kart 8 race (muahahahahahahaha). They were good sports. Hope you enjoy the video, and be sure to check out more information on the games we talk about today!