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EA working on two Wii U games, will be announced this Summer

Last week at E3, EA didn’t show a lot of support for the Wii U – in fact, they only had one major Wii U title to showcase: Mass Effect 3. despite this, EA CEO John Riccitiello was on stage at the Nintendo E3 press conference to announce a strong partnership between the two companies. …

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Wii U achievements confirmed by Nintendo

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 …

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Pikmin 3 won’t have online multiplayer

According to Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, Pikmin 3 won’t be getting online multiplayer. Miyamoto said that they considered adding online multiplayer to Pikmin 3, but found that Pikmin 3 is a game that would be difficult to “sync up over an internet connection”, because there are so many characters and figures on the screen …

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Wii U getting Call of Duty Black Ops 2

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 …

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Wii U dev kit spotted

According to rumors, this is the Wii U dev kit, code-named CAT-DEV (Cafe Tool for Development), referring to Wii U’s code name “Project Cafe”. The dev kit is said to be one of the earlier models before they were mass produced by Nintendo and shipped to developers. The dev kit pictured above was so early …

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Batman Arkham City: Wii U vs PS3 comparison

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 …

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Nintendo confirms Wii U launch games will run at 720p

Wii U Daily were first to report that Nintendo’s first party Wii U games will be running in 720p when they launch, and now Nintendo has confirmed just that: first party titles will ship with 720p support only. Nintendo game designer Katsuya Eguchi said in an interview that he believes 720p is “sufficient” for the …

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Ubisoft’s “Watch Dogs” could come to the Wii U

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs was one of the biggest new titles revealed at E3 2012. It was the one game that everyone was talking about, more or less. Watch Dogs is a futuristic third person stealth and action game that reminds us a lot of Deus Ex. From what we’ve seen at E3, the primary game …

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Nintendo Land screenshots

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 …

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Nintendo won’t sell the Wii U at a loss

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 …

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Wii U trailer roundup

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 …

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Unreal Engine 4 footage

As expected, Epic Games have released footage from the upcoming Unreal Engine 4, which has been rumored to be available on the Wii U. The engine showcases the video of which we’ve seen some screeshots in the past, and as one might expect, it looks stunning. The tech demo shows some of the new effects, …

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Wii U can have up to 12 user accounts, Miiverse will be moderated

Nintendo pitched the Wii U at E3 as a “family device”, that will bring the fractured modern family of today together to play games. For that to be possible, the Wii U will support multiple user accounts on the same console. Therefore, the limit has been set to 12 accounts per Wii U console, according …

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Mat Catz reveals Wii U accessories

It was only a matter of time before third party accessory makers started unveiling their Wii U toys, and Mad Catz has officially kicked off the Wii U accessory wars. The company revealed several types of accessories here at E3, including a screen protector and a stand for the GamePad, and a stand for Wiimotes …

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Pikmin 3 screenshots

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 …

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Miyamoto on Zelda Wii U

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 …

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Nintendo Wii U infographic

A few days ago Nintendo released the Wii U hardware system specs, which included console and GamePad features, dimensions, weight, and so on. Now Nintendo has created a smart infographic that showcases the specs visually. The Wii U inforgraphic is definitely more useful when it comes to describing the various features, controls, and buttons of …

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Wii U E3 video roundup

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, …

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Nintendo says Retro Studios is “hard at work”

Retro Studios is a known name among Nintendo fans: it’s the Nintendo-owned development house that made the fantastic Metroid Prime series for the GameCube and Wii. Now of course, the studio is expected to put all its talents into creating an awesome Wii U game, and many expected that game to be another Metroid title …