Indie game studio Image & Form has just announced the third game in its SteamWorld series – sub-titled Heist. Having tackled the tower defence genre on DSiWare, and more recently explored the depths of vertical platforming in the critically acclaimed SteamWorld Dig, SteamWorld Heist is a turn-based strategy game based in space. Continue reading
Cubemen 2 is a fast-paced, action-packed 3D real-time strategy game. Originally released on PC, it later made its way onto Mac and iOS devices. Now, it’s only the second ever cross-platform title to grace the Wii U, and developer 3 Sprockets’ first effort on the eShop. Players can also access all of the user-generated content which has built up since the game’s debut over a year ago in this definitive version.
Developer: 3 Sprockets
Review Platform: Wii U eShop
Also Available on: Steam, iOS
Price: £6.99, $7.99 €7.99
EU/NA Release Date: 04/09/14
Genre: Real-time strategy
Players: 6 players online
Following the release of The Walking Dead-themed add-on content for Zen Pinball 2 last month, Zen Studios has announced that a Special Edition of last year’s Kickbeat is coming to Wii U next week. Continue reading
During last night’s Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo finally revealed Bayonetta 2′s release date, alongisde two limited edition bundles – one of which is exclusive to Europe. Continue reading
For the first time in series history, additional characters, courses and karts are heading to Mario Kart 8, in the form of paid downloadable content. Continue reading
If you’re a fan of Super Smash Bros., and was planning on picking up a shiny new 3DS XL in time for the upcoming fighter’s release, Nintendo’s latest hardware bundle may be of interest to you. Continue reading
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Last month saw the reveal of Trine: Enchanted Edition for Wii U and PlayStation 4. It’s an upgraded port of 2009’s Trine, running on its sequel’s game engine – thus employing superior graphics, physics, and online multiplayer.
If you’re eager to get your hands on the game, and want to take it for a spin ahead of its console release, we have a Steam key to giveaway to one lucky reader! Continue reading
Dahku Creations is back on the Wii U again after their most recent release Chubbins, and it seems that they’re improving their eShop influence pretty rapidly. Soon Shine may only be their second game on the eShop, but the improvements between releases are significant and exciting.
Developer: Dahku Creations
Publisher: Dahku Creations
Review Platform: Wii U eShop
Also Available on: N/A
NA Release Date: 14/08/14
EU Release Date: TBC
Wii U launch title Call of Duty: Black Ops II has been updated with the Nuketown 2025 multiplayer map, which was available as a pre-order bonus for owners of the game on other systems. Continue reading
The number of times we’ve accidentally clicked “View Highlight Reel” at the end of a Mario Kart 8 race is uncountable. You know what we mean – you’re beating your family in a heated tournament, you’re mashing the 2 button on your Wii Remote to quickly start the next Grand Prix, when you remember that the “Next Race” button is no longer atop the post-race menu. Thankfully, tweaks to this menu, and other areas of Mario Kart 8, will be added via a software update on 27th August – the 22nd anniversary of Super Mario Kart’s Japanese release. Continue reading