Nintendo and SEGA team up for another Sonic Boom game

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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice promises a 2D platformer akin to those released in the blue hedgehog’s heyday, with levels that encourage players to choose their own play-style – be it racing through the stages, or exploring and taking the time to discover the ins-and-outs of each level.

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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

Sonic Lost World gets dated for Europe


It’s been confirmed that Sonic Lost World, which was announced prior to Nintendo’s E3 Direct presentation, is set for release on Wii U and 3DS simultaneously on 18th November.

The two titles will feature cross-platform features, in which items accumulated in the Wii U version are sent to 3DS, used to craft remote-controlled vehicles, before being sent back to the home console version to help players out in its co-op mode.

Pre-order Sonic Lost World for Wii U: Amazon UK | Amazon US
Pre-order Sonic Lost World for 3DS: Amazon UK | Amazon US

First Sonic Lost World details spin into view

New details have emerged for Sonic Lost World – the second Sonic game being developed exclusively for Nintendo systems in the new partnership between Nintendo and SEGA.  This partnership, revealed during the latest Nintendo Direct, is set to consist of three Sonic titles – the first game revealed  being the next instalment in the Mario & Sonic series, while the third game has yet to be announced.


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