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Nintendo introducing pre-loads with Super Smash Bros on Wii U

Super Smash Bros will be the first game that can be pre-loaded onto a Wii U prior to its release. Gamers will be able to pre-order titles both via their console and through download codes purchased in-store. Furthermore, pre-loading will also be added to 3DS at some stage next year. …

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UPDATED: Wii U sales double year-on-year

Sales of the Wii U in the half year ending September hit 1.12m – over double the 460k sold in the same period the year before. Wii U software sales grew from 6.3m units to 9.4m units. Lifetime sales of the Wii U, which Nintendo describes as enjoying improved sales …

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Slender: The Arrival ratings surface for PS4, Xbox One, Wii U

Slender: The Arrival is heading to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U platforms, fresh PEGI ratings suggest. The European content board rated the game 12-and-up for Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo’s latest console offerings – though the listed release date range of October 23-24 has been proven false. The listings …

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Costume Quest 2 launches on PS3, PS4 this week

Costume Quest 2 is heading to PS3 and PS4 this week, with the PlayStation editions offering an exclusive Sackboy costume. Publisher Midnight City details the title’s crossover with LittleBigPlanet’s protagonist on the PlayStation US Blog, adding that the game will launch October 28th on PlayStation console platforms in North America …

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Amiibo support being added to Hyrule Warriors

Nintendo has revealed that existing Wii U title Hyrule Warriors will support its Amiibo figure range. Nintendo of America says that the Link figure specifically will be in some way compatible, although the nature of the functionality has not been revealed. Upcoming title Super Smash Bros will offer Amiibo support …

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Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty facing Wii U ‘dev’ challenge

Oddworld Inhabitants has admitted that it is having trouble with the planned Wii U version of Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty. GameSpot reports that creator Lorne Lanning wants to ensure that the Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee remake must run on all versions of Nintendo’s hardware before he is prepared to release it. …

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Has Nintendo’s Wii U turned a corner?

Wii U has had quite a good year so far,” said Nintendo’s UK marketing boss Shelly Pearce when MCV came to visit the company in Windsor this week. It wasn’t a statement we were expecting to hear. Wii U’s story so far has not made for pleasant reading. Two years …

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Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Digital Wii U and 3DS games can now be purchased on the Nintendo web store. The platform holder has at last followed in the footsteps of Sony and Microsoft by allowing owners to pay for a digital download on its website and then have the content automatically downloaded to any …

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Shovel Knight digging up Wii U and 3DS European release next month

Yacht Club games has announced that Shovel Knight will hit Nintendo platforms in the UK in November. The Kickstarted title arrived on Wii U and 3DS in the summer, with localisation problems blamed for the delay in releasing it in Europe. Thank you European and Australian region players for hanging …

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