New Pikmin 3 gameplay footage

We have some footage of Pikmin 3 gameplay not shown at the Nintendo conference.

You can view the video after the break.

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Virtual Console games will be transferable to Wii U

Do you guys have virtual console games on your Wii? Well, we have great news for you.

In an interview with ABC News, Scott Moffitt, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Nintendo, said that in addition to Wii discs being backwards-compatible on the new Wii U, digital game collections purchased over the Wii Virtual Console will also be transferable over to the Wii U, likely remaining at standard definition.

New Pikmin type not spoken about at E3

It was revealed at E3 that there would be new Pikmin types in Pikmin 3, however, only the new rock pikmin were elaborated upon. If you check the first few seconds of the trailer for Pikmin 3, you will see what appears to be pink, flying pikmin. These were not spoken of at all in the trailer by Miyamoto. One appears to have a purple flower, reminiscent of the white and purple pikmin from the previous game. It’s unclear the true potential and abilities of these pikmin, but they do seem to actually be, well, new pikmin in Pikmin 3.

New screenshots of ZombiU

We’ve got some new screenshots of ZombiU, which I’ve uploaded after the break.

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[Video] Pikmin 3 Reveal Trailer

As you’ve probably heard by now, Pikmin 3 was revealed today. After the break, you can check out the game’s first trailer.

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Nintendo Land announcement

The bulborb seems to take a fancy to the train, er, yes. Nintendo Land, a Wii U exclusive party game. Featuring a wide array of Nitnendo franchise classics, such as Zelda, Metroid, and Pikmin, this game brings them together in an amusement park environment. Featuring mini-games, exploration, and co-op, this game is sure to be a blast for multiplayer and singleplayer action. There will be twelve different areas to choose from, such as Luigi’s Ghost House. There are no waiting in lines and you can join in the fun through Miiverse, allowing you to play with friends and family all over the world.

You can view the dozens of screenshots after the break.

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LEGO City Undercover announced

LEGO City Undercover has been announced for both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. You can use the Wii U pad to search for hidden criminals and go undercover in various uniforms. Your job is to defeat and bring criminals to justice. You have a slew of vehicles and modes to travel and gameplay isn’t lacking. You can also build various structures, such as a Mario warp pipe in some cases.

You can view screenshots after the break.

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Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition coming to Wii U

Batman: Arkham City is coming to Wii U, and it’ll be an enhanced “Armored Edition” that will use the Wii U GamePad’s touchscreen and gyro sensor. There will be a item similar to Skyward Sword’s beetle, and the touchscreen will allow the player to use skills and weapons in combat. Also, you’ll be able to use some kind of explosive gas using the touchscreen.

UPDATE: Added a batch of pictures as well as a video which you can see after the break.
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Scribblenauts Unlimited announced for Wii U

Scribblenauts Unlimited, the latest entry in the well-received Scribblenauts series, has been announced for the Wii U. The game features an open world, the ability to create your own objects (and share them online!), a local multiplayer mode, and hand-drawn HD visuals.

There’s a pack of screenshots and a piece of artwork after the break.

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This is the Wii U’s home menu

We now have a glimpse at the home menu for the Wii U. Straight away you’ll have Miiverse features, allowing you to converse with friends and family on the Wii U console. Different people are drawn into the game or menu you typically associate with them the most with Miiverse. Consider this the main street of the Wii U console. You’ll be able to access essentially everything with the console.