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Final version of Wii U to be showcased at E3 2012

Nintendo originally unveiled the Wii U at E3 2011, and the console looked quite complete — the design, implementation, and hardware, all seemed complete, but we might still see some changes. That’s according to Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, who recently said at a shareholder meeting that they’ll showcase the “final version” of the Wii U …

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Wii U Mario Kart to use the unique functions of the console

Mario Kart is one of Nintendo’s biggest and most beloved franchises, and there’s absolutely no doubt that we’ll see Mario Kart on the upcoming Wii U. Mario Kart producer Hideki Konno recently said in an interview that Mario Kart for the Wii U would use the console’s unique features to bring something new to the …

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Wii U specs include a quad core 3GHz CPU, 768 MB of RAM

Nintendo is finally set to release a new, much more powerful console with HD graphics, and many are wondering what kind of technology we might find inside the console, and how it will compare with the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. We’ve heard from developers who have access to the console that the Wii U …

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Zelda on Wii U might see many changes

We were blown away when Nintendo first showcased Zelda on the Wii U at E3 2011 — gone was the cartoony style, and instead we got some high def visuals showing just what the new console is capable of. Now according to Nintendo’s Eiji Aonuma, a long time Zelda developer, fans should “expect many changes” …

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Wii U might support two controllers

When the Wii U was announced at E3 2011, Nintendo revealed that they had plans of only supporting one touchscreen Wii U controller. Now however, several bits of information are coming out from Nintendo, suggesting that the Wii U might support more than on controller. Here’s what Nintendo’s Matt Ryan recently said: “Let me correct …

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Wii U Zelda wallpaper (HD)

We don’t know how this awesome wallpaper version of the latest Zelda game for the Wii U managed to slip by us, but we have it now, in 1080p quality. Enjoy 🙂

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Wii U launching with Ninja Gaiden 3

We haven’t heard of many Wii U launch titles besides the few announced at E3 2011, but now publisher Tecmo announced via a conference call that they’re coming out to support the Wii U big time. According to Joystiq, they’ll be bringing Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge to the Wii U, and not only that, …

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Battlefield 3 on Wii U “won’t be Battlefield”

We’ve previously reported that developer DICE is interested in bringing Battlefield 3 to the upcoming Wii U console, and that they see potential in the hardware. However, now DICE’s Patrick Liu says that the developer has nothing planned for the Wii U, and that if Battlefield 3 comes to the Wii U, “it won’t be …

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Developer Vicarious Visions working on Wii U

Vicarious Visions, developers of countless Wii titles and ports such as Guitar Hero, are apparently working on a secret project codenamed “Project Atlantis”, which is in development for the Wii U, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. The news was revealed through the LinkedIn profile of one of the developers at the studio, and not much …

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Skyrim on Wii U

According to developer Bethesda, their upcoming and highly anticipated RPG Skyrim, might just finds its way to the new Wii U console. Bethesda’s Marketing Vice President Pete Hines recently said that Skyrim is definitely a possibility on the Wii U. Hines is quoted saying in an interview with the official Nintendo Magazine: “It’s definitely a …

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Battlefield 3 dev: we definitely see potential in the Wii U

Battlefield 3 is one of the most anticipated upcoming games this year, and was showcased for the Wii U at E3 this summer. According to Patrick Liu, developer at DICE, they definitely see the potential of the Wii U, but are looking for a “breakthrough idea” first. Liu said in a recent interview with the …

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Crytek: Wii U specs are “very good”

Crytek, one of the AAA game developers behind the Crysis series and the stunning CryEngine, have previously said that they’re working to bring the CryEngine 3 to the Wii U. Now, the developer has said that they’re impressed with the hardware. Crytek’s Avni Yerli said in a recent interview: “The specs are very good. It’s …

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Wii U is “for casual and family gamers”

It’s no secret that Nintendo is trying to attract some of the core gamers with the upcoming Wii U, but according to some, Wii U will still be best suited for casual gamers and family gamers. That’s according to Tomio Kanazawa, a producer at Marvelous Entertainment, who said about the Wii U: “For Wii U, …

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Nintendo struggling with Wii U development issues?

According to a rumor from 01net, Nintendo is facing some issues with development of the new Wii U console. Nintendo is said to be having hardware issues with the new controller and its wireless connectivity, which is why units shipped to developers currently have the Wii U tablet controller wired to the console, instead of …

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Wii U tablet controller to include flash memory

We already know that the Wii U tablet controller will feature a wide array of sensors, like an IR sensor, motion sensor and accelerometer. But according to a new patent filed by Nintendo, the Wii U tablet controller will have built in flash memory storage as well. We dunno if this memory is usable by …

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Battlefield 3 developer not yet interested in Wii U

When the Wii U was revealed at E3 a few months ago, EA showcased a brief glimpse of Battlefield 3 on Nitnendo’s new console, but didn’t dwell into further details regarding the game — other than it would become the first Battlefield game on a Nintendo console. According to our source who is close to …

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Square Enix: Wii U needs a strong launch lineup

Square Enix, one of the biggest publishers in the world (and the makers of the Final Fantasy series), have voiced their opinion when it comes to the upcoming Nintendo Wii U console. According to Square Enix’s technology director Julien Merceron, the launch lineup is key to a successful Wii U launch. He said in a …

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Ninendo: fans might wait for price cut before buying Wii U

Buying a brand new console when it’s released always carries some risk: will the console be successful? Will there be enough games down the line? But the chief concern for many gamers, especially during tough times, is the price. New consoles are always priced high, and the Wii U is expected to start at $400 …

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Epic Games “very interested” in Wii U

Nintendo had trouble attracting third party support for the Wii, and they seem to have learned from their mistakes, as we’ve already seen plenty of third part support for the Wii U. You can now add Epic Games to that list, as Epic President Mike Capps recently told IndustryGamers, “We haven’t made an official announcement …

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EA: Wii U just as powerful as Xbox 360, PS3

We already know that the Wii U packs some powerful hardware, according to some, it’s up to 50% more powerful than the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3. Now EA has added to the debate, with EA’s vice president Andrew Wilson saying that the Wii U is at least just as powerful as the current gen …