Fox failed with Nintendo 3DS; CNN fails with the Wii U

Remember a while back when Fox News though the Nintendo 3DS was the Nintendo DS3 and was simply another DS modification? Well, now we have CNN thinking the Wii U is just a Wii controller modification and not a new system.

You can read their article and a link to it after the break.

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Wii U eShop coinciding with launch of the console

Well, Nintendo has finally announced that, along with being able to import previous Wii eShop purchases, the Wii U eShop will be available with the launch of the console. Games already announced are BIT.TRIP Runner 2, Chasing Aurora, Cloudberry Kingdom, and 1000 Spikes. We also speculate that Gamecube games may be on the horizon for the Wii U eShop.

30 FPS for multiple gamepad use

Satura Iwata, president of Nintendo, tweeted this earlier in regards to the FPS to multiple gamepad controller use for the Wii U.

“When you use two, the framerate halves to 30 frames per second.”

New Super Mario Bros. U: Iwata Asks

Iwata, the president of Nintendo, conducted an interview with Takashi Tezuka, the director for New Super Mario Bros. U, for the game regarding new information, features, and gameplay.

You can watch it after the break.

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Nintendo Land: Donkey Kong Crash Course gameplay

Jonathan Holmes, an associate editor of Destuctoid, managed to get into the action for an area of Nintendo Land, Donkey Kong Crash Course.

You can watch the video after the break.

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Assassins Creed III Wii U trailer unveiled

A trailer for the Wii U version of Assassin’s Creed has been unveiled.

You can watch it after the break.

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IGN Interview with Takashi Tezuka for New Super Mario Bros. U

IGN conducted an interview with Takashi Tezuka, the director for New Super Mario Bros. U, earlier in the week for information regarding his most recent project [New Super Mario Bros. U].

You can read the interview after the break.

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Nintendo’s entire E3 presentation

Miss the Nintendo 2012 E3 presentation or do you just want to see something again? Don’t fret, we have for you the entire presentation footage.

You can watch it after the break.

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The full list of Wii U launch titles

The full list of Wii U launch titles has been revealed, which you can find after the break. Note that some of the “launch titles” in this list are actually due for the so-called “launch window” – meaning, they won’t be there on day 1, but they’ll follow shortly afterwards.

This is also a great chance to see our new games database in action. While viewing this post, you can see a link to the database entry of every game mentioned here. Pretty cool, isn’t it?

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Wii U gamepad battery life information

 

This information comes from a NEOGaf member,

-Gamepad’s battery life is 3-5 hours
-2 hours and 30 minutes to charge
-depends on the brightness of the screen
-you can use gamepad while charging

Well, it’s about the same as a Nintendo 3DS, but at least with a home console, playing on the go won’t be an issue or worry since you’ll almost always be near an outlet to charge while playing.