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

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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

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

Third Sonic game not releasing this year, while Mario & Sonic 2014 has been confirmed for 3DS

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Despite what we had previously reported, the third Nintendo-exclusive Sonic game will in fact not release this year. IGN’s Rich George had taken the time to discuss matters with SEGA, stating that the announcement made by the Nintendo of Germany PR was false after all. Continue reading

All three Nintendo-exclusive Sonic titles to release this year

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During a press release, a Nintendo of Germany PR has revealed information regarding the release of the three Nintendo-exclusive Sonic games.  The titles announced so far include Sonic Lost World for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, along with Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games for Wii U. Continue reading

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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Nintendo Direct: 17/05/13 Round-Up – Pikmin 3, Nintendo/SEGA and New Super Luigi U

sonic_lost_worldToday’s Nintendo Direct presentation has been relatively short, yet we’ve heard a couple of new release dates, and a totally unexpected partnership between Nintendo and SEGA! Read on for our round-up of today’s shenanigans. Continue reading