Review: The Amazing Spider-Man: Ultimate Edition (Wii U)

the_amazing_spidermanDeveloper: Beenox
Publisher: Activision
Review Platform: Wii U
Also Available on: 3DS, DS, Wii, PC, PS3, 360
Release Date: 08/03/13
Genre: Action
Players: 1
PEGI: 16

Review

As seems to be a common trend amongst third-party publishers at the moment, Activision’s The Amazing Spider-Man arrives on Wii U nine months after its appearance on other formats. Unlike with EA’s recent Need for Speed: Most Wanted U – which came with new updates and features aplenty – the Ultimate Edition of last year’s not-so-amazing Spider-Man game is far from being, well, the ultimate edition. Continue reading

Play Black Ops II online this weekend, get double XP

call_of_duty_black_ops_2_uprisingTo coincide with the release of Black Ops II’s Uprising downloadable content pack, which arrives exclusively on Xbox 360 on 16th April, Activision’s launched a Double XP Weekend for players of the game across all platforms. For all we know, however, Wii U may be following in its predecessor’s footsteps, in that the DLC may never see light of day on Nintendo’s system; although owners of the Wii U game can still take advantage of the temporary XP boost. Continue reading

News: Activision unleashes The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct’s launch trailer

Activision’s The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct launched on Wii U in Europe today, alongside Need for Speed: Most Wanted U and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. It’s arguably the black sheep of the bunch, as it’s the only one to have reviewed poorly across the board, but here’s its launch trailer for those still interested in the Terminal Reality-developed first-person survival horror:

Purchase The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct here.

News: The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct gets European Wii U boxart

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The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, which Activision is publishing on Wii U next month, has been given its official boxart. As you can see, it focuses on brothers Daryl and Merle Dixon, who’ve recently been reunited in the latest series of the TV show – which this game precedes in terms of storyline.

The game will be out in Europe on 29th March. You can pre-order it here.

News: Treyarch Discusses Black Ops II’s Strike Force Missions

New to the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops II – which is headed to the Wii U on launch day across Europe and North America – is its upcoming ‘Strike Force’ missions; which see your decisions affecting the overarching storyline, and will feature characters whose deaths are permanent. Offering further explanation to these new missions is Treyarch’s director of communications, John Rafacz: Continue reading