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Wii U getting achievements, cloud storage, social networking

The Wii U will be getting achievements, cloud storage, social networking, avatars, and much more, according to a developer Wii U Daily spoke to. The source, working at a European development house with several Wii U projects in the pipeline, says Nintendo will unveil many of the new Nintendo Network features at E3 next week. …

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Wii U getting Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed?

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 …

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G4 presenter thinks the Wii U has an “uphill battle”

Morgan Webb, the pretty presenter at G4 TV’s “X-Play” show, believes that gamers are still confused about the Nintendo Wii U, and that the console has an “uphill battle” against the iPad and other tablets. She compares the Wii U a lot to the iPad, because the Wii U controller features a tablet screen. Webb …

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Injustice: Gods Among Us screenshots

Yesterday we revealed that Injustice: Gods Among Us was coming to the Wii U, and now developer NetherRealm has released the first screenshots of the game. Injustice: Gods Among Us is a Mortal Kombat-style fighting game set in the DC Comics universe, with characters such as Batman, Superman, Flash, Wonder Woman, and various bad guys. …

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Blizzard working on Wii U games, including Diablo 3: rumor

All aboard the E3 hype train! According to latest pre-E3 rumors, Blizzard is working on two Wii U games, one of which is said to be Diablo 3. So far the game has only been released on the PC, but Blizzard is now rumored to be working on console versions, including a Diablo 3 Wii …

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New set of Wii U games revealed (or rumored)

Over the past few days, several new Wii U games have been either announced or rumored to be in development for the console. This is usually the case at this time of year, as we get closer to E3, more and more details tend to slip and leak or get announced early. We’ve compiled a …

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Nintendo teases 3 Wii U launch titles

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 …

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Wii U getting NBA 2K13 basketball game

2K Games has announced that NBA 2K13 is coming to the Wii U console, and will be released in the launch window. The Wii U is rumored to be launching on November 18, 2012, while NBA 2K13 will launch on October 2 for the Xbox 360 and PS3. 2K didn’t reveal any Wii U specific …

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Wii U might support two controllers after all

There has been some going back and forth on whether the Nintendo Wii U would support two tablet controllers at once. We’ve heard from developers a while ago that the Wii U controller takes up considerable processing power and therefore two of them would be unlikely. Then Nintendo said that theoretically, the Wii U could …

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Uncertainty over Unreal Engine 4 Wii U support

There is now some uncertainty over the Unreal Engine 4 Wii U support. We’ve previously reported that Epic and Nintendo were talking about bringing he engine to the console, where Nintendo was even rumored to have upped the specs of the Wii U so that it can run the Unreal Engine 4 technology. However, according …

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

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 …

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New Wii U dev kit has video chat, multitasking, and more

According to tipsters over at the NeoGAF forums, the current Wii U dev kits have received a few more features, including video chat via the Wii U controller’s camera, voice commands, and multitasking. The source cites the following additions to the Wii U dev kit: Video chat via the built in camera in the controller …

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Wii U CPU said to support 8 threads, is 20X faster than Wii

A report obtained by Wii U Daily suggests that the Nintendo Wii U CPU is based on the IBM 710 Express chip, but is underclocked at 3 GHz and comes with 4 cores and 8 threads. The new CPU is said to be 20X faster than the chip found in the original Wii console. Wii …

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Stunning Metroid Wii U concept art

It’s not secret that we’ll eventually see a Metroid Wii U game, and artist Rick Kohler has created an amazing piece of concept art that just makes us wish this was Metroid for the Wii U. It’s dark, gritty, yet colorful and detailed. Fun fact: Kohler actually works for Epic Games, makers of the upcoming …

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Metro Last Light Wii U version delayed past Q1 2013

The Metro Last Light Wii U version has been delayed, publisher THQ confirmed recently. Metro Last Light is the sequel to Metro 2033, which was released on the PC and Xbox 360. The post-apocalyptic fist person shooter is scheduled for release on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and the Wii U, however, THQ revealed that …

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Wii U operating system rumors suggest massive OS

The Wii U operating system is set to be the biggest ever seen on a home gaming console, according to a far fledged rumor. According to a tipster with access to Wii U developers and those familiar with the console, the Wii U operating system will take up as much as 512 MB of RAM, …

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New Wii U logo features slightly darker blue color

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 …

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More evidence points that Wii U name and logo are final

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 …

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Developers banned from talking about Wii U specific features until E3

There’s a big reason why we haven’t seen many Wii U videos, screenshots, and other media from some of the many games that have been announced for the system. Nintendo has made all developer sign an NDA agreement not to talk about Wii U specific features for their games until E3, something Darksiders 2 developer …