Tag archive for "Wii"

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Peruse Fire Emblem’s European History in New Trailer

Nintendo has released an informative "European Retrospective" video for the Fire Emblem series.

The video covers the various series entries that have seen a release in Europe, such as Fire Emblem for the GameBoy Advance and Fire ...Read More

on December 7, 2016 1:19 PM
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Excitebike 64 and Wario Land: Shake It! Come to Wii U’s Virtual Console Tomorrow

With a few more months until Nintendo Switch's launch, the Virtual Console for Wii U is continuing to grow. This includes Excitebike 64 and Wario Land: Shake It!, releasing tomorrow in North America. ...Read More

on November 16, 2016 2:00 PM
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Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles Hits Wii U Virtual Console

Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles has been released for the Virtual Console on Wii U for $19.99. Umbrella Chronicles was first released on the Wii in 2007 and later ported to the PlayStation 3 in 2012. ...Read More

on November 12, 2016 1:57 PM
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Lost in Shadow Comes to Wii U Virtual Console

Lost in Shadow, originally released on the Wii in 2011 for North America, is now available on the Wii U Virtual Console for $19.99. Developed by Hudson Soft and published by Konami for Virtual Console, the ...Read More

on October 30, 2016 12:46 PM
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Ubisoft Reveals Full Just Dance 2017 Tracklist

The tracklist is arguably the most important thing when it comes to a dance game. That being said, today Ubisoft revealed the full tracklist for Just Dance 2017. ...Read More

on October 14, 2016 11:45 AM
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Call of Duty 3 Added to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Program

Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb revealed today on his Twitter that Call of Duty 3 is now available in the Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Program. ...Read More

on September 22, 2016 1:10 PM
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Disney Infinity is Almost Dead, Servers Are Shutting Down

The news that Disney Infinity would be discontinuing the production of toys came earlier in the year. As expected, we now learn that the game servers will be shutting down too. On Disney Interactive's support site, ...Read More

on July 30, 2016 12:28 PM
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Kirby’s Epic Yarn and Kirby Mass Attack Now Available on Wii U Virtual Console

While players had the chance to experience a new Kirby adventure with Kirby: Planet Robobot last month, the Wii U Virtual Console has added two more of Kirby's classic adventures in case you can't get enough of ...Read More

on July 28, 2016 7:08 AM
23 Editorials

Remakes, Remasters, and HD Collections by the Numbers; How Prominent are They in Gaming?

A question that is often asked is why are there so many remasters happening? Whether it be an HD version of an older game, a remake, or a remaster of an already released PlayStation 3/Xbox 360 game, ...Read More

on July 16, 2016 12:00 PM
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Here Is Why The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Coming to Both Wii U and NX

In an interview with IGN, both Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma explained Nintendo's decision to release The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for both the Wii U and the NX. ...Read More

on June 17, 2016 1:45 PM
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GameStop Compares Potential Nintendo NX Sales to Wii U and Wii; “Excited” About it

During GameStop’s quarterly financial conference call Executive Vice President of Business Strategy Mike Hogan talked about what kind of sales the upcoming Nintendo NX could generate in its first two years in comparison to its predecessors, the  ...Read More

on May 26, 2016 6:06 PM
2 Editorials

On 20 Years of Pokemon and Catching ‘Em All

From the first time we chose our starter and ventured out from Pallet Town, Pokemon has led players through an epic journey to become a Pokemon Master and catch 'em all, and since then become one of ...Read More

on March 30, 2016 11:52 AM
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Sega Wants Your Help to Make Better Games

Do you feel that you could offer some constructive input for Sega? If so, you'll want to take notice of the survey they just launched. ...Read More

on February 29, 2016 1:27 PM
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Nintendo Selects Collection Adds Super Mario 3D World, Ocarina of Time 3D, and More for $20

Nintendo has been no stranger to bringing gamers some exceptional titles, and with the ongoing "Nintendo Selects" collection that brings players several of the companies best-selling games at low prices, new titles have been added to expand ...Read More

on February 29, 2016 10:26 AM
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Take a Look Back at The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess in New Video

Fans are eagerly awaiting the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, so why not take a moment to appreciate the original? ...Read More

on February 24, 2016 1:04 PM
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Retailer Lists New Nintendo Selects, Including Pikmin 3 Reissue

A retailer listing has surfaced for a new wave of Nintendo Selects due out in stores on March 11, 2016. Each game, on platforms including 3DS, Wii and Wii U is simply a repackaging of older titles, ...Read More

on February 15, 2016 2:50 PM
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Grand Theft Auto V, and More Top The NPD Group’s January 2016 Charts

Following a busy holiday season filled with new releases, January is typically seen as a bit of a "slower" time of the year for new game releases, with the last month's results from game sales tracker The ...Read More

on February 12, 2016 11:12 AM
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Nintendo Will Continue Nintendo Direct Broadcasts Following Satoru Iwata’s Passing; No Details on Host or Topics Yet

For the last several years, Nintendo has gradually shifted away from the usual industry trends of elaborate press conferences and events in favor of the company's Nintendo Direct broadcasts, where the company produced videos highlighting new releases ...Read More

on September 16, 2015 10:32 AM
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See How Rodea the Sky Soldier Looks On The Original Wii

NIS America has released a new gameplay trailer for the upcoming flying action game Rodea the Sky Soldier showing off the original Wii version and its exclusive features such as power-ups, motion controls, unique level designs and ...Read More

on September 14, 2015 7:48 PM
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Rodea the Sky Soldier Delayed Again Until November, Reversible Cover Art Revealed

NIS America announced that upcoming Wii U/Wii title Rodea the Sky Soldier has been delayed again from its October release. The game will now be coming out November 10th in North America and November 13th in Europe. ...Read More

on August 11, 2015 9:36 PM
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Just Dance 2016 Includes a Danceable Cameo from Angry Birds

Just within the last few weeks gamers had the chance to dive back into the conflict between pigs and birds with Angry Birds 2's release, but you'll get even more of the infamous birds later this year ...Read More

on August 10, 2015 7:48 AM
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Three Kirby Games Release on Wii U eShop to Celebrate Character’s Birthday

The first Kirby game, Kirby's Dream Land for the GameBoy released on August 1, 1992, and to celebrate the pink character's birthday Nintendo has released three Kirby games on the Wii U eShop. First up is Kirby ...Read More

on July 30, 2015 10:41 PM
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The Dark Edition of Skylanders: SuperChargers is a Toys “R” Us Exclusive

Toys “R” Us has announced that they'll be exclusively selling the Wii version of the Dark Edition of Skylanders SuperChargers. ...Read More

on July 20, 2015 1:03 PM
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Take Flight in the Official Rodea the Sky Soldier Gameplay Trailer

NIS America has released a new gameplay trailer for Rodea the Sky Soldier. In it Rodea's ally Ion is introduced and you get to see very Gravity Rush inspired gameplay of Rodea smashing into enemies while flying ...Read More

on July 1, 2015 10:16 PM
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Just Dance 2016 Officially Revealed, Will Introduce Streaming Service Just Dance Unlimited

Just Dance 2016, this year's iteration of the Just Dance series has been officially during Ubisoft's E3 conference. The game will feature a batch of brand new songs including:

Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars ...Read More

on June 15, 2015 6:58 PM
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Nintendo Announces Summer Lineup of Wii Titles on Japan’s Wii U eShop

Nintendo announced during today's Direct that select Wii titles would be coming digitally to the Wii U eShop in Japan. The lineup begins with Super Mario Galaxy, which became available once the Direct was finished. Punch Out ...Read More

on May 31, 2015 11:11 AM
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PDP Metal Mario 30th Anniversary Controller Spotted On Amazon

An Amazon UK listing for the Metal Mario 30th Anniversary PDP controller has been spotted and has a date for October 30th (most likely a tentative date). The controller works on both the Wii U as well ...Read More

on May 27, 2015 10:45 PM
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Did You Know Gaming? Wii Episode Showcases Microsoft and Sony’s Denial of Motion Controls

The newest episode of Did You Know Gaming? is now up on YouTube and features the Wii, Nintendo's hit console in 2006. A majority of the video is dedicated to the trials and tribulations of both the ...Read More

on May 9, 2015 11:34 PM
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Xenoblade Chronicles X on Wii U Outsells First Xenoblade Despite Enormous Difference in Installed Base

Some were disappointed by seeing Xenoblade Chronicles X place only third in the Media Create software chart, but comparing its debut week sales with historical data reveals that everyone's darling mecha JRPG did not underperform. Quite the ...Read More

on May 9, 2015 2:29 PM
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New Lineup of Figurines and Characters in Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Revealed; Includes Mickey Mouse, Mulan, and More

After launching back in 2013 with the original Disney Infinity and a wide selection of both more recent and classic Disney characters, the toys-to-life series has grown steadily introducing many of Disney's most storied and well-known characters, ...Read More

on April 20, 2015 11:28 AM