Nintendo 3DS Archive

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will be playable at New York Comic Con

  Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, coming to the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, will be playable at the upcoming New York Comic Con as confirmed by Capcom. Although only the 3DS version will be playable, that version will work in conjunction with the Wii U’s.

Luigi’s Mansion is coming to the Wii U?

Could our favourite ‘green hatted’ plumber be coming to the Wii U? The retailer Play.com has suggested so by listing Luigi’s Mansion 2 for the Wii U. However, there is also the possibility that the entry of the title is just a placeholder or a mistake. It doesn’t seem too far-fetched to expect a Luigi’s Mansion game [...]

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 [...]

Patent for a Wii U controller cradle

It appears that Nintendo might have filed a patent for a cradle for the Wii U. It looks like it might work similarly to the Nintendo 3DS charging cradle and could be used to charge the controller when not in use. It is unknown whether this will be an actual device as many patents are [...]

The Wii U to balance needs of ‘core’ and ‘casual’ gamers better

One of the main criticisms of the Wii in the past was its lack of games for ‘core’ or regular video game players. Iwata seems to have noticed that the Wii may not have been balanced well between casual players of games and ‘core’ game players. At a recent investor’s meeting he explained the problem’s [...]

Rumour: Wii U to have an NFC-like ‘Gamer Card’

The Wii U will supposedly come with a device that has a similar feature to that of the Nintendo 3DS’s StreetPass. According to Dual Pixel’s industry source, ‘Geno’, the Wii U will come with a small device that you can slip into your pocket. Apparently, it has a low resolution LCD screen that will show an [...]

Full digital downloads but no pricing at E3

During an earnings briefing today, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata announced that they are planning full digital game distribution for the Wii U. These digital download titles will be available the same day as the retail versions. Consumers will also be able to buy digital software from retailers who will then issue a 16 digit code which would [...]

Nintendo’s Wii U sales target is 10.5 million

Nintendo has set its combined sales targets for the Wii U and the Wii in the upcoming financial year and they are expecting to shift ten million Wii U and Wii units. Their software sales target for Wii U and Wii is 70 million units. To put that in perspective, 9.84m Wii consoles and 102m software [...]

Super Smash Bros. series to “change direction”

With the development of Kid Icarus over with,  Masahiru Sakurai can finally focus on the development of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS. The connection between the two games seems like it is going to be a key feature. Last year he teased some ideas on how the two versions of the game could [...]

1001 Spikes is coming to the Wii U

We found out last year that Nicalis, well known for their Cave Story game, had become licensed Wii U developers. Now, it has been announced that they  are hoping to bring 1001 Spikes to the Wii U’s digital download service. The indie platformer is a remake of the Xbox Live game Aban Hawkins & The 1000 Spikes. The [...]