Category Archives: Wii U

Wii U’s Sales Uptick In Japan And PS4′s Floundering Could Indicate A Trend

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Nintendo may have incurred a 9.924 billion yen net loss in the previous quarter, but they’re still dominating when it comes to the best selling eighth-gen console in Japan on a week-in and week-out basis. The latest reports indicate that the Wii U is climbing back up the sales charts while the PS4 is falling even lower on the charts. This could actually spell some good news for the Big ‘N’. Continue reading

Hyrule Warriors Development Completed For Wii U

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It’s official: the development for Koei Tecmo, Nintendo, Omega Force and Team Ninja’s thousand-army hack-and-slash game for the Wii U has come to a close. The final line of code has been typed. The final bit of animation saved. The last piece of the art-asset puzzle completed. Hyrule Warriors is now prepping to make its August 14th release over in Japan before making the ship date in North America the following month. Continue reading

Hyrule Warriors Trailer Features Princess Ruto Gameplay

Hyrule Warriors Princess Ruto

Nintendo has been doing a fantastic job of consistently keeping their upcoming Wii U games in the spotlight. It’s just what the system needs to build up some hype for their new titles. With that said, the newest trailer for Hyrule Warriors is a gameplay preview for Princess Ruto, showcasing her special moves, combos and abilities in an underground cavern. Continue reading

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The Swapper On Wii U Is Getting Graphics Features The PS3 Couldn’t Handle

The Swapper Wii U

I don’t know if I should preface this article with the proverbial “prepare your flame-proof jockstraps” comment or if I should just wait until the end and hold up a hefty glass with a swirling milkshake that captures the tears of fanboys, but either way, this news will rock socks and rustle Jimmies worse than J.J. Abrams telling a bunch of Star Trek fanboys that Star Wars is the better franchise. Continue reading

Hyrule Warriors Trailer Previews Ocarina Of Time Characters

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Earlier today it was revealed that three important characters from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time would be playable characters in Nintendo’s upcoming, Dynasty Warriors-style hack-and-slash action-adventure title, Hyrule Warriors. Well, the company followed through with the leaky reveal by showcasing the three announced characters in their very own trailer. Continue reading

Hyrule Warriors: Sheik, Darunia, Princess Ruto Are Playable Characters

Hyrule Warriors Shiek

Three new faces have been unveiled as playable characters in the upcoming Koei Tecmo, Omega Force, Team Ninja and Nintendo collaboration called Hyrule Warriors for the Wii U. The three new playable characters? Sheik, Zelda’s bodyguard; Princess Ruto from the Zora people; and Darunia the leader of the Gorons. Continue reading

Sonic Boom Release Date Set For November

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The North American release date for Sega and Big Red Button’s Sonic Boom has been set in stone for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. So without holding out the dates: You can get your hands on Sega’s latest 3D platformer on the Nintendo 3DS beginning November 11th and on the Wii U starting November 18th. Continue reading