Rumours Archive

Lost Planet 3 may be coming to Wii U

A scan from the upcoming issue of GameInformer shows Lost Planet 3 set for Wii U release on a game preview. Capcom have yet to comment on this.

Square Enix title to be ported to Wii U?

A post on NeoGaf claims that Straight Right, the developer porting Mass Effect 3 to the Wii U, are also working a on a Square Enix game to port for early next year. There is no confirmation on what the game might be, or if a port is even happening.

Biker Bash in development for Wii U?

According to a PDF that was posted on NeoGaf, Slightly Mad Studios (Project Cars) are developing the game Biker Bash for the Wii U as well as other consoles. The PDF document describes the game as a: bike racing game that combines classic gameplay from titles like Road Rash/MotorStorm with modern fighting mechanics from Street [...]

Our first peek at the Wii U’s achievements system?

See that yellow “Cleared in under 100 second!” bubble in the above screenshot? Word on the street has it that this is our first look at the Wii U’s achievement system. The screenshot of what appears to be New Super Mario Bros. Mii comes from Iwata’s Nintendo Direct presentation. While it is unknown whether it is a [...]

A (fake) screenshot of Metroid Prime 4 on Wii U?

We’re a mere 15 hours away from Nintendo’s press conference, and the above, purportedly leaked image of Metroid Prime 4 running on the Wii U has popped up on NeoGAF. Fake or not? I’m leaning towards fake, personally – it looks like a slightly modified version of the Metroid Prime Trilogy start screen, and the [...]

Rumour: Wii U has an achievement system

An anonymous developer revealed that the Wii U features a console-wide achievement system. This system is said to have a “Nintendo-spin” on it that “tracks gamer-time, scores and more.” As with all stories sourced from anonymous developers refusing to name themselves, take it with a healthy dose of salt. Nintendo have not exactly had the [...]

Are Nintendo developing a Wii U game no one expects?

According to a NeoGAF user called “Shikamaru Ninja”, one of the first-party games being in development for Wii U might be something we didn’t think of yet. He claims it’s something that has already been mentioned in speculative discussions, and further emphasizes it’s “[not] Mario or Zelda or Pokemon related”, while assuming it probably won’t sell [...]

Kingdom Hearts HD Remix rumoured for Wii U

Dual Pixels, the site which correctly predicted two Castlevania games in development, reported a new rumour concerning a possible HD collection of Kingdom Hearts games. This “Kingdom Hearts HD Remix” is supposed to be shown at this year’s E3 and will possibly be released for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and Wii U. According to [...]

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 revealed

Dual Pixels reported on the possibility of a Castlevania: Lords of Shadow sequel coming to Wii U. Shortly after that, Konami revealed a teaser page titled “The Dragon Returns”, which turned out to be a teaser page for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. However, while the original rumour predicted it to be released for Wii [...]

Further evidence that the Wii U supports two tablet controllers?

We still haven’t heard word from Nintendo on exactly how many tablet controllers the Wii U supports simultaneously, but a NeoGAF poster claiming to be in the know has stated that “documents [Nintendo of Europe]‘s representatives and distributors got … last August” confirmed that the Wii U does indeed support two of them at once. [...]