release date Archive

The complete list of Wii U launch (and launch window) titles

At the recent Nintendo Conference, the impressive Wii U launch lineup was revealed. You can find it after the break!

Nintendo reveals official Wii U release date and price

This morning, Nintendo held a preview event in New York dedicated to the Wii U, during which the long-awaited price and release date of the system were finally revealed, in addition to a slew of information on games coming to it.

News from Nintendo’s Annual Shareholder Meeting

Two days ago, Nintendo’s annual shareholder meeting took place, and one of the things announced was – an announcement yet to be made. According to Satoru Iwata, the Japanese Wii U plans will be unveiled this fall. Furthermore, Iwata stated that while he doesn’t reject paid online services, the Wii U will have free services. [...]

Assassin’s Creed 3 to be released on October 31st?

A new rumor is floating around, coming from a Dutch press release said to have come from Ubisoft themselves,  saying, “Assassin’s Creed III is available as from October 31 on Xbox 360 ®, PlayStation ® 3, Wii U™ and PC.” However, this differs from the press release in North America which offers no release date for Assassin’s Creed III. This news comes from [...]

Toki Tori 2 is “definitely” coming to Wii U, will come “really quickly after launch”

If Toki Tori 2 wasn’t confirmed for the Wii U before, it is “definitely” confirmed for the platform now, in the words of Two Tribes’s creative director Collin van Ginkel. And while the launch date of the Wii U itself is still unknown to the public, Two Tribes are telling us Toki Tori 2 will either [...]

Tekken Wii U unlikely to make Wii U launch

Tekken 3D: Prime Edition was recently released on the 3DS, but what of the Wii U version? Tekken Wii U was looking to be a promising title; and at E3, series producer Katsuhiro Harada shared some ideas on how Tekken could use the controller such as it being used to create custom stages to be shared online, [...]

Metro: Last Light delayed to Q1 2013

THQ announced at a recent investor relations meeting that Metro: Last Light has been delayed to the fourth quarter of their 2012 fiscal year – this translates to the first quarter of 2013, so we won’t be getting the game for at least another year from now. But despite this, Amazon are offering pre-orders for every [...]

The Wii U will launch in time for the holidays

Nintendo held their quarterly investor relations meeting this morning, during which Iwata revealed that the Wii U would launch worldwide just in time for the so-called holiday rush – the weeks leading up to Christmas during which potential consumers are most likely to lay down the cash for big-ticket electronics. This isn’t a major change [...]

Wii U to launch in second half of 2012

The rather unremarkable news of Nintendo’s attending CES to show the E3 2011 Wii U demos all over again has been floating around the ‘net for a few days. However, a statement the company released when asked by Joystiq for clarification on what exactly they’d be showing revealed that the console is due for launch [...]

Rumour: Wii U set for June 2012 launch, Nintendo struggling to finalize hardware

A fresh rumour has just broken loose from 01net, the same site that accurately leaked a motherload of information about the Wii U several months ago – or as we knew it at the time, Project Café. According to their sources, Nintendo’s strategy of using slightly obsolete technology to minimize costs is on the verge of [...]