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Medium announced for Wii U

Medium is a brand new Wii U title from developer Blobber Team. Medium will offer a “completely new model of gameplay” for the Nintendo Wii U and other platforms, according to the developer. Not much is known about the game besides some interesting postcards that were sent to members of the press (via GoNintendo). The …

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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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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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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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Rabbids Party Land hinted in developer CV

We’ve previously reported that Ubisoft might be working on Rabbids Party Land for the Wii U, and now there’s a bit of validation to the rumor. According to an Ubisoft developer’s LinkedIn profile, he has worked on a “party game project” for the Wii U. However, his CV has since been updated and the mention …

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Fable creator calls Wii U “lackluster”

According to Fable creator Peter Molyneux, the Wii U is “slightly lackluster”. Molyneux, in an email exchange with gaming site Kotaku, said “Nintendo’s slightly lack lustre Wii U is going to have to blow us away with better specs and great 1st party line up.” Molyneux has been working on the Xbox 360 franchise Fable …

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Ubisoft planning 7 Wii U games for launch

We already know that Ubisoft is developing several titles for the Wii U, and that their support for the console is strong. Now Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot reveals just how strong their support for the Wii U is. Speaking to GamesIndustry, he revealed that the company is working on bringing 7 games for the Wii …

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Final version of Wii U dev kit has shipped to developers?

According to a posting on forum NeoGAF — which tends to post lots and lots of rumors, some true, most not — Nintendo has shipped the final version of the Wii U dev kit to developers. This Wii U dev kit, known as “V5”, is said to be the final production version of the Wii …

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Why Wii U games will cost $60

One way the Wii set itself apart from other current-generation consoles is price of games: Wii games retail at $50 — $10 less than PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 games. However, with the coming of the Wii U later this year, we’re bound to see Nintendo join the $60 price club. And there’s a simple …

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Wii U is less powerful than Xbox 360, PS3, according to developer

Up until now we’ve heard many things about the Wii U and its hardware. We’ve heard estimates that the Wii U is about 50% more powerful than the current generation of consoles, and we’ve also seen some leaked Wii U specs. However, now there’s a new set of opinions of the Wii U hardware. Opinions …

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Wii U is as powerful as current gen hardware

The Nintendo Wii U is as powerful as the current generation consoles, according to Darksiders 2 developer Vigil Games. It’s been previously rumored that the Wii U would be more powerful than the current generation consoles, according to leaked Wii U specs. But if you ask Darksiders 2 director Marvin Donald, the Wii U version …

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Team Ninja: Wii U very easy to develop for

Team Ninja, the developer behind the Ninja Gaiden series, are working on bringing Ninja Gaiden to the Wii U, and according to Team Ninja’s Fumihiko Yasuda and Yosuke Hayashi, the Wii U is very easy to develop for. An an interview with Nintendo Gamer, they added: “They’ve (Nintendo, ed.) asked us what we would want …

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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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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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BioShock developer: no plans of developing for the Wii U

When Nintendo showcased the Wii U at E3, they had a reel of a number of developers praising the new console, and one of the developers was Ken Levine, the man behind BioShock. This led many to speculate whether we’d see the upcoming BioShock Infinite on the Wii U. However, now Ken Levine has come …