eshop Archive

Toki Tori 2 moved to 2013

If you were looking forward to playing Toki Tori 2 this year, you’re going to have to wait a little longer. Two Tribes announced via their official website that it will not be launching at its previously announced date of December 20th, but instead it will release early next year.

ZombiU demo to hit Wii U eShop before December 15

A Ubisoft developer has confirmed that ZombiU will be getting a demo available prior to December 15th. The full game is already out in the US, and launches on the November 30 in Europe and Australia.

Nano Assault Neo confirmed to be available at launch

Nano Assault Neo, the twin stick shooter from Shin’en Multimedia for the Wii U, is confirmed to be available on the launch day of the Wii U via their Facebook page.

First look at the Wii U’s eShop

Nintendo’s Japanese website revealed the image above, which is a small look at the new eShop layout! Looks pretty great, doesn’t it?

Friend codes are banished, plus other Wii U online details!

From the Japanese Nintendo Direct, and North American video shortly after it, we received new details on the online functionality of the Wii U and its requirements: For functionality such as Miiverse, Wii U Video Chat, being able to play Wii games, and the eShop; you will have to download the day 1 update for [...]

Wii U to be friendlier to indie developers than Wii

Martin Pichmair, the mind behind the indie game Chasing Aurora, expressed Nintendo’s increased support to indie developers from Wii to Wii U in a recent interview I can not talk about the new eShop in detail. What I do know is that Nintendo is doing everything to make this console much more open, social and indie-friendly [...]

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 [...]

Chasing Aurora is launching first on the Wii U eShop

Indie studio Broken Rules (the minds behind 2009′s And Yet It Moves)  announced today that their newest game, Chasing Aurora, is launching on the Wii U eShop first. Due for release in late 2012, Chasing Aurora is described as “an aerial action game that is set in the thin air of the Alps.” The open-world gameplay features [...]

Renegade Kid game on the Wii U “is possible”

Renegade Kid, who are responsible for the first person shooter Dementium: The Ward for DS and Mutant Mudds for the 3DS, have said that a title from them on the Wii U is a possibility. In an interview with Nintendo Enthusiast, creative director Jools Watsham, said “it is possible” when questioned about the possibility of a Wii U [...]

Nintendo preparing for third-party digital downloads

Nintendo have recently announced that their first-party IP’s will be released not only in physical form but as digital downloads as well come August when they launch their retail download service.  Now Nintendo have confirmed that they will be working on a system allowing their third-party developers to release their content as digital downloads as [...]