Shovel Knight delayed as Yacht Club adds extra polish

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It’s been almost a year since Shovel Knight’s Kickstarter raked in over $300,000 for the team at Yacht Club Games, as the newly-formed studio promised an all-new 8-bit platformer for Wii U, 3DS and PC before the end of 2013. Continue reading

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Five indie developers team up to offer huge discounts on the Wii U eShop

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Nintendo and five prominent indie developers are teaming up this Thursday to launch the Super Indie Connection Sale on the Wii U eShop. If you own one of the following games, you’ll be eligible to receive up to 60% off the purchase of the other participating titles. Continue reading

Miiverse now available on 3DS following system update

Simply go to System Settings > Other Settings > System UpdateOnce the update’s finished, the Miiverse software will be present on your home menu in the top right corner. You can create a new Nintendo Network ID, or link an existing one to get started. The above video from Nintendo shows a step-by-step process of how to do this quick and easy. Continue reading

Majora’s Mask assist trophy revealed for Smash Bros.

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Since the revelation of the new Smash Bros. games, we’ve only really been shown the fighters and stages, but as the release year for the games draws ever closer, we’re starting to see other extras revealed. This time we see Skull Kid from Majora’s Mask making his appearance as an assist trophy. Game director Masahiro Sakurai revealed this in a Miiverse post, telling us playable fighters will only be revealed on the official website. So don’t forget to keep an eye on further Miiverse posts for more updates. Continue reading

First Impressions: The Girl and the Robot (Wii U)

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It’s official! The Girl and the Robot has surpassed its $25,000 stretch goal, meaning a Wii U port is imminent! Whether it’ll arrive in the eShop alongside the Steam release has yet to be confirmed, although it’s hard to complain when yet another ambitious indie project is confirmed for the platform. If you’d like to support the devs further, there’s still another fourteen hours* for you to make a pledge here.

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The Girl and the Robot is a third-person action adventure title currently heading to PC, Mac and Linux thanks to its Kickstarter supporters raising over $23,000. With less than one day remaining on the campaign, Nintendo fans need only raise another $200* to ensure a console-exclusive release on the Wii U eShop. Continue reading