0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on January 23, 2013
Mere hours before a Wii U-specific Nintendo Direct is set to air, a NeoGAF forum member may have prematurely uncovered one of its secrets by unearthing this packshot of Wii Fit U. The game was announced at E3 2012, but since then, Nintendo has been very hushed over its fit-'em-up. Expect to see more of Wii Fit U in today's Nintendo Direct at 2pm GMT.... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on November 15, 2012
If you were worried about having to rely exclusively on the Wii U gamepad's integrated mic and speaker array for online chat, then worry no more. Long-running peripheral manufacturer Mad Catz have announced the world's first stereo headset compatible with both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems. Available in three striking colours, the TRITTON Kunai headset features high quality 40mm neody... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on September 26, 2012
The UK's biggest gaming exhibition kicks off at Earl's Court in London this weekend, and this year's show promises to be the biggest yet! With more than 80 games playable on the showfloor, including some of this year's (and next's) most anticipated titles, this is truly a massive event for the UK gaming community. Almost 35,000 people turned up over four days in 2011, and interest has remained ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on September 26, 2012
Famed Texan videogame developer, Retro Studios, is apparently hard at work creating middleware for Nintendo's next-generation system if rumours are to be believed. Shortly before E3, the masterminds behind the stellar Metroid Prime series were rumoured to have their own Wii U game in development, but an online publication reckons they have reason to believe otherwise. In a report published on t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on June 4, 2012
E3 hasn't even kicked off yet, but earlier tonight Nintendo broadcast a first look at some of the features of its upcoming home console - some new, some not-so-new. Introducing the video, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata stands in a sparingly furnished room, the only decoration of note is a wooden frame on the wall behind him. On it, Japanese characters proudly spell out one of Nintendo's longest held ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on May 2, 2012
So, you live in the United Kingdom and you want to make plans for E3, but you're not very good with all this time zone malarkey. We're here to help. Below are the dates and times of the three main E3 press conferences in good old British Summer Time. Microsoft - Monday, 4th June @ 6pm Sony - Tuesday, 5th June @ 2am Nintendo - Tuesday, 5th June @ 5pm The list above is in chronological... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on April 28, 2012
Project C.A.R.S is an upcoming racing simulator from British developer Slightly Mad Studios (Need for Speed: Shift series), developed via a crowdsourcing model. In January, it was confirmed that the game would be making its way to the Wii U, making it one of a select few serious racing sims to appear on a Nintendo system. The Wii U version will likely pull off some of the pretty DirectX 11 effe... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on April 27, 2012
Staying true to tradition, Nintendo has confirmed that it will not be announcing the RRP of its Wii U console at the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo. CEO Satoru Iwata broke the news during the company's 2011/2012 Fiscal Year Investors' Meeting in Japan on Friday morning. As with the Wii and 3DS before it, Nintendo will likely announce the price of its latest home console in the weeks fol... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Rory Cocker on December 6, 2011
According to recent job listings placed on Ubisoft Quebec's Facebook page, of all places, it seems the French developer is hard at work developing an 'AAA' MMO game, with a couple of the positions hinting at a possible Wii U release, or maybe even exclusivity. The studio handled the Wii and PSP versions of Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, and, more recently, helped with the development of... more.