Kyo Sasaki

Wii U specs rumors resurface

Jul 6th - A new set of Wii U specs rumors suggest a tri-core CPU, 1.5 GB of RAM, and a powerful GPU with modern features.

Wii U can be the preferred platform for core games, says Nintendo

Jun 22nd - Third party Wii U support is extremely important for Nintendo, especially now that many claim they have lost the “core” gamer with the original Wii. The main way to get the core gamers is getting the backing of third parties to bring their major franchises to the Wii U. And Nintendo is already succeeding in ...

Grand Theft Auto 5 Wii U version is uncertain

Jun 16th - The Grand Theft Auto 5 Wii U version might not happen, according to Take Two CEO. Rockstar parent company and publisher Take Two Interactive will be bringing their sports and family titles to the Wii U, but probably not much more. Take Two subsidiary 2K Sports announced NBA 2K13 for the Wii U last month. ...

Wii U supports microtransactions, DLC, and free-to-play games

Jun 13th - The Wii U console will support microtransactions, according to Nintendo top dog Satoru Iwata. However, he pointed out that Nintendo has no plans of offering first party titles as free-to-play games, nor do they have any plans of offering their games on phones and tablets. Iwata did confirm that they are looking into bringing DLC ...

Wii U achievements confirmed by Nintendo

Jun 12th - We previously reported that a Wii U achievement system was in works, and now Nintendo has confirmed just that: the Wii U will be getting an achievement system that offers developers to add them in their games. But unlike Microsoft on the Xbox 360, Nintendo won’t force developers to include achievements. Speaking to Kotaku, Nintendo ...

Batman Arkham City: Wii U vs PS3 comparison

Jun 10th - Batman Arkham City will be a Wii U launch title and will not only include console specific features for the GamePad, but it’ll also feature better graphics, as the above screenshots show. Eurogamer recently analyzed the Wii U hardware and found that while the new console is not that much more powerful than current gen ...

Nintendo Land screenshots

Jun 9th - Nintendo Land was one of the new titles showcased at E3 this year, and according to Nintendo, the game will be to the Wii U what the Wii Sports was to the Wii — it’s meant to showcase the possibilities and the gameplay of the new Wii U GamePad controller. Nintendo Land includes a set ...

Wii U E3 video roundup

Jun 6th - We’ve collected lots of Wii U videos from E3, with a ton of gameplay footage from games such as Pikmin 3, Nintendo Land, New Super Mario Bros U, Project P-100, ZombiU, and more. All of the videos were captured on and off screen during E3, some by us, some by other media outlets. Later on, ...

WiiWare and Virtual Console games can be transferred to Wii U

Jun 6th - Good news for Wii owners: you will be able to transfer your old WiiWare games, Virtual Console games, and even game saves from the old Wii console to the new Wii U. Nintendo EAD manager Katsuya Eguchi confirmed to fans at E3 that they are in the process of creating a system that will make ...

ZombiU screenshots

Jun 5th - Ubisoft has released a few ZombiU screenshots. The game was showcased during Nintendo’s E3 press conference and showed off an interesting new feature: players will be able to use the Wii U GamePad camera to scan their faces and turn it into zombies, something that was demonstrated with Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime. Be sure to also ...