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

Wii U version of Batman: Arkham Origins to not include Deathstroke DLC?

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Batman: Arkham Origins is an upcoming release from Warner Bros. Games Montreal, and the third instalment in the popular Arkham series. With the game currently set for release on October 15th, it’s no surprise that Warner Bros. has begun promoting the game’s first piece of downloadable content. Continue reading

Review: Scribblenauts Unlimited (PC)

scribblenauts_unlimitedDeveloper: 5th Cell
Publisher: Warner Bros.
Review Platform: PC (Steam)
Release Date: 15/02/13
Also Available on: Wii U, 3DS (one day)
Genre: Puzzle
Players: 1
Price: £22.99
File Size: 1748 MB
PEGI: 12

Review

With the Wii U and 3DS versions of Scribblenauts Unlimited delayed indefinitely in Europe, reportedly due to a lack of a UK English localisation, we thought it’d be a good idea to play through the Warner-published PC game and deliver our verdict on 5th Cell’s latest and greatest puzzle platformer – albeit with a lack of Nintendo references and a pseudo-multiplayer mode, yet with a far more appealing price tag, and one-hundred percent more ‘humor’. Continue reading

News: Batman set to make a return to Arkham later this year

batman_arkham_cityFollowing the success of Batman: Arkham Asylum and its sequel, Arkham City – which was released as a Wii U launch title a year after its debut on other platforms – a franchise license holder has confirmed that a third game set in the Arkham universe is set to make an appearance at some point during 2013. Continue reading

News: Scribblenauts Unlimited is due out in Europe next year [UPDATED]

Although Scribblenauts Unlimited launched alongside the Wii U in North America last Sunday – and was even made available before the brand-new console at some retailers – the localisation of such a wordy game to the multilingual European region means that it won’t see release outside of the states until 2013. 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