News items tagged with wii u

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Unlock Link's Green Tunic

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Unlock Link's Green Tunic

Although The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has introduced a number of major changes with destructible weapons, an open world la...

By Anthony Taormina on 13 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get a House

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How to Get a House

There is a ton to do in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but providing a lot of content is the hallmark of any great game. It...

By Curt Hutson on 12 March 2017
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How To Get Warm Clothes

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How To Get Warm Clothes

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has launched to almost unanimous critical acclaim and Nintendo fans have been spending all we...

By Denny Connolly on 05 March 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild exceeds lofty expectations on the Nintendo Switch, cementing it as one of the best installments in the beloved series to-date.

By Riley Little on 04 March 2017
Yooka-Laylee Release Date Revealed

Yooka-Laylee Release Date Revealed

Playtonic Games announces the release date for Yooka-Laylee, and confirms that the game won’t see a release on the Wii U as a result of ‘unforeseen technical issues.’

By Brad Jones on 07 December 2016
Paper Mario: Color Splash Review

Paper Mario: Color Splash Review

Paper Mario: Color Splash is the best looking installment in the series, offering the most immersive world to-date. Still, its battle system suffers in a misguided bid to innovate. One of...

By Riley Little on 20 October 2016
New Yooka-Laylee Trailer Features Shovel Knight

New Yooka-Laylee Trailer Features Shovel Knight

Playtonic Games releases a new trailer for the upcoming Banjo Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee, revealing that the game will feature a surprise cameo from Shovel Knight.

By Alexander Pan on 07 October 2016
Yooka-Laylee Will Release on Disc

Yooka-Laylee Will Release on Disc

Playtonic Games announces that Yooka-Laylee will be getting a physical disc release. Kickstarter backers will be examine their options in the near future.

By John Jacques on 01 October 2016
Preview: Yooka-Laylee Captures Spirit of Banjo-Kazooie

Preview: Yooka-Laylee Captures Spirit of Banjo-Kazooie

Game Rant checks out the spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie, Yooka-Laylee, and the end result appears to be a familiar and innovative trip down memory lane for eager fans.

By Riley Little on 01 June 2016
Yooka-Laylee Adds Former Rare Designer

Yooka-Laylee Adds Former Rare Designer

Kev Bayliss, a former Rare designer that worked on games like Donkey Kong Country and Killer Instinct, joins Playtonic Games to help develop Yooka-Laylee.

By Dalton Cooper on 07 April 2016
Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends

Two new demos, ‘Rayman Legends’ and ‘Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed,’ have been added to the Wii U eShop. Each is restricted to a limited number of uses, and Nintendo explains why.

By Jeff Schille on 03 April 2013
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Far Cry 3,’ and ‘Halo 4’ headline the nominees for the 2013 D.I.C.E. Awards. Check out the full list of nominations right here!

By Jeff Schille on 17 November 2012
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Wii U’s ‘LEGO City,’ ‘Monster Hunter 3’ and ‘Need for Speed Most Wanted’ now have release dates, as does ‘Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon’ for 3DS. Unfortunately, other Wii U launch window games have been...

By Jeff Schille on 17 November 2012
E3 2012 Game Critics Awards Winners Revealed

E3 2012 Game Critics Awards Winners Revealed

‘The Last of Us’ and XCOM: Enemy Unknown’ were among those games taking top honors for the Games Critics Awards Best of E3 2012.

By Anthony Taormina on 26 August 2012
‘Minecraft’ Creator Seriously Wants to Finance ‘Psychonauts 2’

‘Minecraft’ Creator Seriously Wants to Finance ‘Psychonauts 2’

Despite a lukewarm reception from publishers, Double Fine Studios wants to begin developing ‘Psychonauts 2.’ Now ‘Minecraft’ creator Marcus ‘Notch’ Persson is prepared to finance the project.

By Riley Little on 30 July 2012
Sega’s E3 2012 Line-Up Officially Revealed

Sega’s E3 2012 Line-Up Officially Revealed

With this year’s E3 just around the corner, Sega has decided to reveal which games will be a part of their line-up for the event. Read on to find out which titles are on the list.

By C.J. Smillie on 03 April 2012
Rumor: Mother 3 Coming to Wii U

Rumor: Mother 3 Coming to Wii U

Rumors suggest Nintendo plans to release the English language version of Mother 3 on the Wii U’s Virtual Console in celebration of the game’s 10th anniversary. When quirky little SNES RPG Earthbound...

By Evan Hopkins on 30 November -1
Pokken Tournament: New Trailer Tells Fans to Get Ready

Pokken Tournament: New Trailer Tells Fans to Get Ready

The Pokemon Company releases a brand new trailer in preparation for the release of Pokken Tournament, showing off some of the playable Pokemon in the process. 2016 is looking to be an exciting year f...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokken Tournament: No DLC Planned For Pokemon Fighter

Pokken Tournament: No DLC Planned For Pokemon Fighter

Nintendo issues a statement in Japan confirming that there currently aren’t any plans to release downloadable content for its upcoming Pokemon fighter, Pokken Tournament. As one of the more anticipat...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Opinion: The Video Game Review Scale Has Problems

Opinion: The Video Game Review Scale Has Problems

One editor talks about the current scale in which video games are rated, and how many reviewers opt to limit scores based on the norms of the industry. Let me preface this entire piece with the fact...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Wreck-It Ralph Set to Wreck the Competition in 'Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed'

Wreck-It Ralph Set to Wreck the Competition in 'Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed'

Those who have seen trailers for Disney’s upcoming film Wreck-It Ralph have probably realized why it’ll appeal to gamers. The story follows a misunderstood video game antagonist who gets tired of bei...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Shigeru Miyamoto's Favorite Movie of 2015 Was Star Wars

Shigeru Miyamoto's Favorite Movie of 2015 Was Star Wars

Shigeru Miyamoto, famed creator of some of Nintendo’s greatest game franchises, says his favorite movie of last year was the newest Star Wars film, The Force Awakens. Shigeru Miyamoto is talking a lo...

By Weston Albert on 30 November -1
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review

Nintendo’s latest high-definition port is arriving in the form of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, but is it worth checking out or better left on its original consoles? There’s no question...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

The head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer, gives praise to Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the company’s forthcoming NX console. As many gaming fans will likely agree...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Mighty No. 9 Review

Mighty No. 9 Review

Mighty No. 9 attempts to breath fresh life into the 2D platforming genre but it lacks the polish and magic that made Inafune’s iconic series such a staple of 90s gaming. Mighty No. 9 is a crowdfun...

By Denny Connolly on 30 November -1
Lego Dimensions to Add Sonic the Hedgehog in November

Lego Dimensions to Add Sonic the Hedgehog in November

Lego Dimensions is receiving several new franchise packs in November, including Sonic the Hedgehog, Fantastic Beasts, Gremlins, Adventure Time and more. Wave 6 of Lego Dimensions is quickly approa...

By Rory Young on 30 November -1