Alongside the release of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U last month came the release of a special adapter for the Wii U that allows players to use their GameCube controllers instead of the variety of native Wii U control schemes. Pretty much right at…..
One of the more compelling elements of last year’s fantastic Super Mario 3D World was the inclusion of mini-games starring the adventurous Captain Toad. They were short, fun segments that involved more puzzles than the usual run-and-jump action of the main Mario series, becoming an interesting diversion to the main game thanks…..
According to a report by Bloomberg, which pulls in various predictions given by industry analysts, Nintendo is shaping up to have a much better year than anyone expected. Multiple analysts have raised their predictions as far as how much profit Nintendo looks to take in,…..
The Wii U came out just over two years ago and the console has now surpassed over two million units in Japan. The Wii U came out in Japan on December 8th, 2012 and has now managed to sell 2,009,513 units since that time. This…..
Some bad news for people living in Australia and New Zealand, you can no longer purchase the Gamecube Adapter for the Wii U console. The Nintendo Australia and New Zealand Twitter page announced: “Due to overwhelming demand, the GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U is…..
The graphical style of The Legend of Zelda Wii U is unique and this is because it has been inspired by Japanese anime. Zelda Informer reported that The Legend of Zelda Wii U director, Eiji Aonuma, was recently interviewed by Famitsu magazine. He talked more…..
According to EB Games Canada, Nintendo is not making anymore Gamecube Adapters for the Wii U at the moment. A fan asked EB Games Canada on Twitter if they can get more Gamecube Adapters for the Wii U. As reported a few days ago, these…..
The release of Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U is causing huge demand for the Gamecube controller adapter that is used to plug into the Wii U console. As reported by Kotaku, Gamestop told them that several of their stores don’t have the Gamecube…..
SEGA hit the jackpot in the early 1990s with the introduction of the character that would become their mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog. After a string of highly successful and critically acclaimed titles, Sonic seemed nearly unstoppable, even when transitioning to the 3D plane with Sonic…..
The latest issue of Famitsu has a new interview with Eiji Aonuma. Aonuma is the director for The Legend of Zelda Wii U and has spoken how things have gotten along. Nintendo impressed a lot of people went it first revealed The Legend of Zelda…..
Ever since the release of the Wii U nearly two years ago, Nintendo has released system updates for the system, though none have compared to those on the other current-gen consoles in features. However, the latest implements something completely new with the soon to be…..
Yesterday;s Nintendo Direct was full of info about all of the big games coming to Wii U and 3DS over the next few months. All of the mainstays were there, such as The Legend of Zelda and Pikmin. But for those who have been waiting for a new experience…..
Nintendo has announced that the next Nintendo Direct will take place tomorrow, November 5th at 2pm PT, 5pm ET. The presentation is said to focus on giving updates about upcoming games for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Heading into the holiday season this should be…..
During an investor Q&A session, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed that they plan to release a Mii app to smartphones some time next year. The question and answer are currently only available in Japanese, but a NeoGAF user named StreetsAhead gave a general translation of…..
Over the last few months, pre-loading has become a major aspect of console games, as both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have added the feature. Now, it appears that Nintendo is jumping on the bandwagon, as President Satoru Iwata revealed during the investor briefing…..
Super Smash Bros. may have caused an increase in demand for the Wii U as refurbished consoles are sold out on Nintendo’s official website currently. If you currently got to Nintendo’s official website store, you will see a message highlighted in bold red that they…..
Next month will mark the two year anniversary since the launch of the Nintendo Wii U, which while it has a very solid library of first party games, the system has struggled mightily. As a result, many have wondered whether Nintendo may try to produce…..
Update: It turns out the listing on the UK store is incorrect, as Nintendo has confirmed to GameSpot that “The GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U is compatible with Wii U and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U specifically – it is not compatible with…..
To say that Nintendo has been slow to embrace many modern elements of gaming would be a massive understatement. They avoided HD and online gaming like the plague all the way up to the Wii U, and even now many of their efforts still feel half-baked. However,…..
The Wii U launched almost two years ago and in that time has had a number of system updates, but there is one in particular that Nintendo had yet to add, until now. Nintendo has revealed that System Update 5.2.0 is now live for all…..
Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter is at it again making very bold statements. This time around, he feels we are currently in the last generation of console gaming. Pachter said the following during an interview with Gamertag Radio: “I actually don’t think there is room…..
Super Smash Bros. is about to release on the 3DS but let’s not forget about the older console brother which is set to make an even bigger splash. Amazon has revealed a new controller bundle for the Wii U version of the fighting game. The…..
For 8 months in a row, the PS4 console is the best selling console in North America as it was above the rest of the competition in the month of August. Sony told IGN that the PS4 is the best selling console for August and…..
Michael Pachter has made new estimates for console sales for the month of August which has the Xbox One gaining ground on PS4, and the Wii U jumping significantly on the back of Mario Kart 8. Pachter’s latest research notes indicate that the three consoles…..
You’ve seen kids react to the Game Boy before, and sure that made you feel pretty old. But come on, they were kids. Of course they didn’t understand the wonders of a non-back-lit screen that could only produce four different shades of grey. Well, now…..
In more recent years, Nintendo has greatly struggled with providing a steady stream of new releases for its consoles. The early life for the Wii had plenty of releases, but the later years of the last-gen console and the Wii U have been struggling to…..
Nintendo’s Amiibo line of figurines officially became available for pre-order a few days ago. The figures retail for $12.99 and are currently available on Amazon and Gamestop. Over on Amazon the figures have been doing very well, with many of the twelve available figures jumping…..
One of Nintendo’s biggest surprises at this year’s E3 was the reveal of a totally new IP called Splatoon. The game was a third-person shooter where players shot ink while trying to cover the map in their team’s color. It starred a band of new characters called…..
Fatal Frame is a long running psychological horror franchise created by Tecmo but the most recent installment is to be exclusive to the Wii U. Zero: Nuregarasu no Miko which is translated to Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden or simply Fatal Frame V is…..
Following last week’s Gamescom, which took place in Cologne, Germany, Amazon has taken a look to see which system saw the highest increase in pre-orders to find out who got the best consumer reaction. MCV shared the report which says that of the three current-gen…..
There is a reason why there is a lack of Assassin’s Creed games being released for the Wii U this year. This is because Ubisoft reckons Wii U owners isn’t interested in the series. This is according to Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot who talked with…..