Allison Wallace

Wii U getting Call of Duty Black Ops 2

Jun 11th - According to magazine scans from Nintendo Gamer, Call of Duty Black Ops 2 is coming to the Wii U in November. We have previously heard rumors from both developer Treyarch and publisher Activison, hinting at bringing the next Call of Duty installment on the Wii U. However, nothing was officially announced — not even at ...

Nintendo won’t sell the Wii U at a loss

Jun 9th - According to Nintendo designer Katsuya Eguchi, the company doesn’t want to sell the Wii U at a loss when the console launches later this year. Usually, when new consoles launch, their hardware is very powerful and advanced, which makes it quite expensive. Therefore, the console is initially sold at a loss, and money is made ...

Wii U trailer roundup

Jun 8th - We have rounded up all the Wii U trailers that were showcased at E3 over the past few days, ranging from Nintendo’s first party titles, to third party games such as ZombiU and Scribblenauts Unlimited. In all, over two dozen Wii U games were announced and many of them were playable on the show floor ...

Pikmin 3 screenshots

Jun 7th - One of the major three Wii U launch titles is Pikmin 3, the other two games being New Super Mario Bros U and Nintendo Land. Here at E3, Nintendo released a few Pikmin 3 screenshots and the official logo for the game as well. Be sure to also check out the Pikmin 3 trailer as ...

Miyamoto on Zelda Wii U

Jun 7th - Zelda Wii U was clearly missed at this year’s E3 show, especially since it was showcased last year. You’d think a full year would be enough time for Nintendo to develop something to show us, but according toa new interview, that’s not what Nintendo is worried about. Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto — one of the creators ...

Wii U hardware images

Jun 6th - Nintendo has released high-resolution images of the Wii U console, GamePad controller, Wii U Pro controller, and a Wii U stand. Yesterday, the company released the Wii U hardware spec sheet, but didn’t include any in-depth details on the CPU, GPU and other specific features. It’s also been rumored that the black Wii U, which ...

White and Black Wii U colors confirmed

Jun 5th - Nintendo will be offering both a white and black Wii U console at launch. After much speculation, Nintendo has confirmed on their official E3 page that there will be white and black Wii U colors available at launch. On the page, users can select a white or black Wii U version, with corresponding Wii U ...

Wii U pro controller and GamePad photos

Jun 5th - Nintendo revealed the Wii U Pro controller and the Wii U GamePad yesterday via Nintendo Direct, and both were featured in trailers and videos. But now we have the first shots of the controllers on the show floor at E3, spotted by GoNintendo and the guys over at NintendoWorldReport. As you can see, the GamePad ...

Ubisoft reveals 8 Wii U games

Jun 4th - Ubisoft today showed that they’re the biggest Wii U supporter out there, revealing 8 Wii U games that are in development for the system. We’ve previously known that the company was betting big on the new console, and during today’s E3 press conference, they revealed their support with these games: Ubisoft Wii U games ZombiU ...

ZombiU for Wii U revealed by Ubisoft

Jun 4th - Ubisoft just finished their E3 press conference where they unveiled several games for the Wii U, including ZombieU, a title which replaces Killer Freaks From Outer Space. ZombiU is a Wii U exclusive that will be a launch title later this year. As its name suggests, it’s a survival horror shooter. The game is set ...

Medium announced for Wii U

Jun 3rd - Medium is a brand new Wii U title from developer Blobber Team. Medium will offer a “completely new model of gameplay” for the Nintendo Wii U and other platforms, according to the developer. Not much is known about the game besides some interesting postcards that were sent to members of the press (via GoNintendo). The ...

Wii U getting Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed?

Jun 2nd - There have been rumors out there suggesting that the Wii U would get Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed, even SEGA teased us back in April with the possibility of the game coming to “other platforms”. Now we have the biggest evidence yet of Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed on the Wii U: a ...

Nintendo teases 3 Wii U launch titles

May 31st - Nintendo posted the above message on their Facebook Wii U page yesterday, teasing gamers with the names of 3 Wii U launch titles. Nintendo is already confirmed to be working on a Pikmin game which will be showcased at E3, and a Super Mario title as well. It could also be a Zelda game, but ...

Havok on Wii U has “specific advantages” over other platforms

May 29th - The Havok physics engine is coming to the Wii U, and it will offer exclusive features that no other console has. The Havok engine is widely used in games, ranging from Half Life 2, Portal, BioShock, and even Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Havok has an agreement with Nintendo that allows all developers to access its ...

New Wii U logo features slightly darker blue color

May 26th - Yesterday Nintendo pretty much confirmed the Wii U name and revealed a brand new high-res Wii U logo as well. However, the new Wii U logo has a darker blue tone than the previous one, revealed at E3 2011. Other than that, the logos are identical. The recently leaked Wii U controller image showed a ...

More evidence points that Wii U name and logo are final

May 25th - The Wii U name is here to stay, according to the latest details emerging from Nintendo. Last week we ran an article debunking the myths about a possible Wii U name change, and now Nintendo has given us even more proof that the name is final. For one, they have released a brand new Facebook ...

Rabbids Party Land hinted in developer CV

May 23rd - We’ve previously reported that Ubisoft might be working on Rabbids Party Land for the Wii U, and now there’s a bit of validation to the rumor. According to an Ubisoft developer’s LinkedIn profile, he has worked on a “party game project” for the Wii U. However, his CV has since been updated and the mention ...