Wii Sports Club could arrive on Wii U at retail

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At the moment, Wii Sports Club is a downloadable collection of mini-games taken from the Wii’s pack-in title, Wii Sports, with its visuals and motion controls brought up-to-date with HD graphics and MotionPlus support by Namco Bandai. Continue reading

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07/11/13 – Wii Sports Club, Batman, Layton and more hit the European eShop

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With Wii Fit U out last week, Nintendo’s continuing its apparent push to target the Wii U towards casual gamers with this week’s release of two Wii Sports Club mini-games. Bowling and Tennis are the first two reskinned Wii games to arrive as part of this package – you can pick up a Wii Sports Club Day Pass for £1.79, offering you twenty-four hours of gameplay from any of the available sports, or buy each sport individually for £8.99.

It’s worth noting that these games have been outsourced to Namco Bandai, where HD graphics, MotionPlus controls and online multiplayer have been integrated into the experience. Continue reading

New Super Smash Bros. for Wii U screenshot shows off impact-launch effect

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This new Super Smash Bros. for Wii U screenshot features Link and Samus blasting off in to the distance with red and green lights following them. It looks similar to the effect that appears when a character dies off stage or is shot out of the screen in previous games. Continue reading

One Piece: Romance Dawn coming to 3DS in November

A new One Piece game has been announced to arrive on 3DS by the end of the year. The title is One Piece: Romance Dawn, and will follow the adventures of the Straw Hat Pirates up to the Post-War Arc. Namco Bandai has revealed that the game will be available to purchase in November. Continue reading

File-sizes for upcoming 3DS games Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. and Project X Zone revealed

mario_&_luigi_dream_team_brosTwo big upcoming titles in the Nintendo 3DS’s ever-growing library of quality games are Nintendo’s Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. and the Namco Bandai, SEGA and Capcom crossover title – developed by Monolith Soft and Ganbarion - Project X Zone. Continue reading

News: Chasing Aurora and Naruto Powerful Shippuden both have demos in the eShop

chasing_auroraFrom the developers of And Yet It Moves, Wii U eShop launch title Chasing Aurora now has a free demo available to download. If you like what you see, you’ll also be able to pick the game up at half price – at £5.39 – until Thursday.

Namco’s also released a free demo of Naruto Powerful Shippuden, this time on Nintendo 3DS. It’s only available to download until 4th April though, so be sure to pick it up soon if you’re interested in the full retail release. Continue reading

News: Europe – Nintendo Confirms Full Wii U Launch Line-Up

With the Wii U finally out of the door in North America alongside twenty-seven launch titles, Europe’s up next with what Nintendo’s calling “the strongest line-up of games for day one in Nintendo history”. Here’s a full list of the twenty-four Wii U games launching alongside the brand-new system on 30th November in Europe: Continue reading

News: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Reconfirmed as Retail Download

Whilst Nintendo’s moving forwards into the digital era by offering all upcoming first-party 3DS and Wii U games as digital downloads, it’s taking third-parties a while longer to hop on board this new scheme; with only Nintendo-published titles currently occupying the ‘Retail Download’ shelf in the 3DS’s eShop. Continue reading