Entries in 'Wii U' (268)

Nintendo confirms cross-platform play for third-party titles

Nintendo confirms cross-platform play for third-party titles

Nintendo has confirmed Wii U and 3DS titles will be able to offer cross-play support with other consoles, handhelds and mobile devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 7:55AM in News
Poor Wii U sales behind reason not to bring Need for Speed Rivals to console

Poor Wii U sales behind reason not to bring Need for Speed Rivals to console

Need for Speed: Most Wanted did not put in the commercial performance on Wii U that EA was hoping for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2013 at 2:03PM in News
Batman: Arkham Origins delayed on Wii U, 3DS and PC

Batman: Arkham Origins delayed on Wii U, 3DS and PC

Warner Bros has revealed that three versions of Batman: Arkham Origins will not be released on October 25th as planned in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 2:32PM in News
NPD September: Wii U sales up, 3DS tops hardware charts

NPD September: Wii U sales up, 3DS tops hardware charts

Nintendo has announced strong sales results in September for both Wii U and 3DS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 18th 2013 at 4:32AM in News

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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag release date brought forward

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag release date brought forward

Ubisoft has unexpectedly moved the release date for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag forward on current-gen machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 9:34AM in News
Report: Nintendo permitting cross-platform multiplayer

Report: Nintendo permitting cross-platform multiplayer

Nintendo will allow Wii U and 3DS developers to implement cross-platform multiplayer with other consoles and devices, according to indie developer Ripstone.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2013 at 2:05AM in News
Wii U UK sales spike 685% on Zelda launch

Wii U UK sales spike 685% on Zelda launch

Wii U UK sales rose by more than 685 per cent last week, Nintendo has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 11th 2013 at 12:46PM in News
Toki Tori 2 Wii U level editor scrapped after poor sales

Toki Tori 2 Wii U level editor scrapped after poor sales

Developer Two Tribes has abandoned its expansion plans for Toki Tori 2 on the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2013 at 9:47AM in News

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No DLC for Assassin's Creed IV on Wii U

No DLC for Assassin's Creed IV on Wii U

Ubisoft has revealed a Season pass and range of DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – none of which will be made available on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2013 at 12:05PM in News
Watch Dogs will look better on Wii U than it does on PS3 or Xbox 360

Watch Dogs will look better on Wii U than it does on PS3 or Xbox 360

The creative director of Ubisoft’s upcoming Watch Dogs reckons the Wii U version will be graphically superior to its current-gen counterparts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Injustice: Gods Among Us heading to PS4... but not Xbox One

Injustice: Gods Among Us heading to PS4... but not Xbox One

Warner has announced Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition for a number of formats.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 2:48PM in News
'Price is not the problem' - The Wii U rescue plan

'Price is not the problem' - The Wii U rescue plan

The Wii U state of emergency was declared a long time ago.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 2:36PM in News

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Mario and Luigi Wii Remote Plus peripherals arrive next month

Mario and Luigi Wii Remote Plus peripherals arrive next month

Mario and Luigi-branded Wii Remote Plus controllers will launch next month in North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 3:20AM in News
PC release date confirmed for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

PC release date confirmed for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Ubisoft has announced that the PC version of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag won’t release alongside the Xbox 360 and PS3 SKUs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 10:29AM in News
You can now play Wii games on the Wii U GamePad... with a catch

You can now play Wii games on the Wii U GamePad... with a catch

Nintendo has released a 700MB firmware patch for Wii U that introduces a particularly interesting bit of functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 10:09AM in News

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Batman: Arkham Origins gets discount on Wii U

Batman: Arkham Origins gets discount on Wii U

Warner Bros has confirmed that the Wii U versions of Batman: Arkham Origins will retail for less than it does on other consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 10:27AM in News
Nintendo teams up with Tesco for Wii U fight back

Nintendo teams up with Tesco for Wii U fight back

Nintendo UK has set itself ambitious targets in its bid to rescue the ailing Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2013 at 11:54AM in News
Read our exclusive interview with Warner Bros' Olivier Wolff in the latest MCV

Read our exclusive interview with Warner Bros' Olivier Wolff in the latest MCV

Warner Bros' Olivier Wolff talks exclusively to MCV about Batman, profitibility and becoming a games industry super-power in the latest edition of MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 26th 2013 at 9:50AM in News
Nintendo: Zelda Wii U is a system-seller

Nintendo: Zelda Wii U is a system-seller

Nintendo says its HD update of GameCube classic The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker will help shift Wii U consoles.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 24th 2013 at 1:34PM in News
Wii Sports in for HD Wii U re-release as Wii Fit U goes free

Wii Sports in for HD Wii U re-release as Wii Fit U goes free

Nintendo has announced a planned digital release for an HD Wii U version of Wii classic Wii Sports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 12:42PM in News
VIDEO: How does Wind Waker HD compare to the original?

VIDEO: How does Wind Waker HD compare to the original?

A new video has offered a direct comparison between the 1080p visuals offered by The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD and the GameCube original.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 10:04AM in News
Nintendo has received Wii U interest "from over 1,000 indie devs"

Nintendo has received Wii U interest "from over 1,000 indie devs"

If the numbers coming from Nintendo are to be believed, indie development interest in Wii U is at astronomic levels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2013 at 10:05AM in News
Cross Plane controller aims to bring Wii U tablet control to Xbox 360 and PS3

Cross Plane controller aims to bring Wii U tablet control to Xbox 360 and PS3

A new Kickstarter project wants to bring some of the Wii U’s key functionality to owners of rival systems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 2:02PM in News
Hines: Nintendo has lost its chance with third parties and Wii U

Hines: Nintendo has lost its chance with third parties and Wii U

It may be too late to convince third parties to support Wii U, claims Bethesda’s VP of PR and marketing Pete Hines.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 3rd 2013 at 12:02PM in News