Wii U

A few weeks ago, Nintendo made the surprise announcement that they were debuting some new Paper Mario: The Origami King gameplay and a new title from WayForward from a franchise that they hadn’t worked on in the past. Given that we haven’t had a formal Nintendo Direct for a while, this immediately made fans excited
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A few weeks ago, Nintendo made the surprise announcement that they were debuting some new Paper Mario: The Origami King gameplay and a new title from WayForward from a franchise that they hadn’t worked on in the past. Given that we haven’t had a formal Nintendo Direct for a while, this immediately made fans excited
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We have covered the MeToo movement’s recent pass through the competitive Smash community extensively recently. Allegations have been levied against players at nearly every level, including ZeRo, who rose to prominence in the mid-2010s as a Smash 4 champion. However, ZeRo now has virtually no online platforms following a ban from Twitch. ZeRo, whose real name is Gonzalo
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The time has finally come — after sustained criticism from developers, publishers, and dedicated fans, Metacritic has changed their user review system to prevent review bombing. Following blowback following the release of Naughty Dog’s flagship PS4 title, The Last of Us Part 2, Metacritic implemented a new system prohibiting fans from reviewing titles within 36 hours
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Well, this is something I did not expect to write about this beautiful Saturday morning. Shakedown: Hawaii is coming to the Wii, Wii U, and Steam later this summer. Both of the versions will include all currently released content and updates, including the Mogul Update, the Full Tank update, and other tweaks that were implemented
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Thus far, these lists have been relatively easy to put together. After all, whether you’re platforming in 2D or 3D, you’re still jumping around. Action-adventure is a little murkier, but even there, you basically know what you’re getting yourself into. However, when trying to build the ultimate sports game star, we ran into some obvious
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The Nintendo Switch has had a plethora of great games release for the hybrid console. Some of those have been excellent new titles, but plenty of those games have been ported Wii U games. It looks like Pikmin 3 might be joining that list sometime soon. According to Venture Beat, Nintendo has some games in
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The Assassin’s Creed franchise has had a rollercoaster history of development and direction. When the first game released in 2007, it gave me a fresh perspective of creativity that I haven’t really experienced in another AAA franchise since. From the beginning, the stealth action-adventure series has delved into different important eras of history through simulation.
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As it approaches its fifteenth anniversary, the Assassin’s Creed franchise has been just about all over the place. From Renaissance Italy, to Ancient Greece, and even the American Revolution, the Assassin’s Creed saga has taken us on many different adventures all of varying quality. Now, with Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla set to come out later this year on current
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Many of the biggest companies in the gaming industry have announced plans to host online events to replace the typical e3 press conference. Ubisoft has announced a digital experience that it will be hosting. The PC Gaming Show will return. Xbox just announced today that they will be showcasing some games for the Xbox Series
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I feel a bit like Robin Williams in Jumanji where he is shouting “What year is it?!”. Three years into the Nintendo Switch’s reign, the Wii U is making one last valiant attempt at relevance. Pre-orders for two official Wii U games just went live over on PixelHeart for physical Wii U versions of SHMUP
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After being removed from marketplaces last summer, Capcom today announced that DuckTales: Remastered is once again available for sale digitally. In case you weren’t aware, DuckTales: Remastered was removed from all digital storefronts last year when Capcom’s license expired with Disney, which was what allowed the publisher to sell the game in the first place.
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Coming off the success of Shovel Knight, the path ahead for developer Yacht Club Games seems especially full of possibility. As one of the most successful games to come out of crowdfunding through Kickstarter, the success of Shovel Knight has led to several spin-offs and new projects set in the game’s world, alongside multiple expansions of
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Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition might be close. After receiving its classification in Korea last week, the game now has a “T for Teen” ESRB rating on Nintendo’s North American website as first spotted by Xenoblade fan account XenoBits. The ESRB has finally rated #XenobladeChronicles Definitive Edition. It was also just rated in South Korea recently,
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PlatinumGames is heading to PAX East, and it’s bringing The Wonderful 101 with it. The developer, in an update made via its Kickstarter on Wednesday, announced it will have a booth at the Boston-based convention, set up with playable Nintendo Switch versions of The Wonderful 101: Remastered. Additionally, studio head Atsushi Inaba and The Wonderful
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Momentum for The Wonderful 101 hasn’t let up. Now at more than 23,000 backers, with 25 days still left to go, the Kickstarter campaign for The Wonderful 101: Remastered has surpassed the $1.5-million mark. As a result, the addition of the epilogue side-scroller “Luka’s First Mission” has been guaranteed, and “Luka’s Second Mission” has been
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PlatinumGames is having a pretty good year so far. In fact, the past couple of years have been good for the emergent Japanese studio. They’ve published multiple critically acclaimed titles: Bayonetta, Astral Chain, and NeiR Automata all come to mind. So why are there rumors of Microsoft passing over the company last year in their search for Xbox Series
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Fortnite is offering PS4 players the chance to earn some major cash. Epic Games revealed the Fortnite Celebration Cup, offering a $1 million prize pool and exclusive cosmetics. Announced on the PlayStation Blog, the Solos tournament will take place on Saturday, Feb. 15 and Sunday, Feb. 16, just before the launch of Season 2. Each day
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With Treasure Trove finished, the future of Shovel Knight is murky. Will the upcoming Shovel Knight Dig be the last of our lil’ blue knight’s adventures? In a recent interview with the Nintendo Power Podcast, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove director Sean Velasco and artist Sandy Gordon emphasized that Shovel Knight isn’t going anywhere. In the interview, host
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Ever since Banjo-Kazooie released on Nintendo 64 In 1998, the iconic duo has been loved by gamers around the world. Banjo-Kazooie‘s success prompted developer Rare to create Banjo-Tooie, which released for Nintendo 64 in 2000. Following the success of these first two outings, Microsoft purchased Rare for $375 million. Nintendo fans who loved the Banjo-Kazooie games on Nintendo 64
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