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EA: Madden 13 Wii U will be the real deal

Madden 13 Wii U is in development, EA has confirmed, and it’s set to be the “real deal, HD simulation football”. That’s according to one of the producers of the game, Cam Weber, who has assured Nintendo fans that Madden 13 on the Wii U will be the “real deal”. He was referring to the …

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

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 …

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Super Smash Bros Wii U is co-developed by Namco Bandai

Nintendo announced via their latest Nintendo Direct segment that Super Smash Bros Wii U and for the 3DS is now co-developed by the guys over at Namco Bandai. The development will be split and Namco Bandai will do most of the work. Following Nintendo’s announcement, producer Masaya Kobayashi said that Namco has put their best …

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Wii U at E3 was just the “tip of the iceberg”

The Wii U was relatively successful at E3, with two dozen games showcased, and some new features revealed. But that’s just the “tip of the iceberg”, as Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime put it in an interview with The Globe And Mail. Reggie says that at E3 2012, “we wanted consumers and media to understand that what …

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Grand Theft Auto 5 Wii U version is uncertain

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. …

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Wii U showcased on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

The Wii U is slowly getting some air time on national TV, starting with Jimmy Fallon and his Late Night talk show. Fallon is a big gamer and tech enthusiast, and always showcases the latest and greatest in gaming and gadgets. Last year, it was the first TV show to show off the new Wii …

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More third party Wii U games to be announced

By now we know that there are a lot of Wii U games in development at third party publishers that weren’t unveiled at E3. There are a variety of reasons why more Wii U games weren’t showcased, mainly because E3 is so huge and it’s easy to get lost in all the game announcements. Another …

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Wii U GamePad battery lasts 3-5 hours

According to Reggie “My Body Is Ready” Fils-Aime, the Wii U GamePad controller battery life estimate is very conservative. We’ve heard at E3 that the battery lasts about for 3-5 hours, but that now seems to be a at the very low end, and real life performance is likely to be better. “As a company, …

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Nintendo not interested in buying Wii U exclusive titles

Microsoft and Sony have over the years spent a lot of money on developers to make some of their biggest titles exclusive, like Gears of War on the Xbox 360. This generally costs the publisher a lot, since it basically has to make up for any potential lost sales on other platforms. On the other …

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10 minutes of ZombiU footage

The more we look at ZombiU, the more we really want to play this game. It’s quickly becoming a must have Wii U title when it launches with the console later this year. ZombiU is a survival horror first person shooter, where players try and survive as long as possible during a zombie apocalypse. Judging …