third-party Archive

[Video] Rayman Legends gameplay

Rayman Legends, which has already been leaked last month, was properly revealed at Ubisoft’s E3 conference. Legends will feature a new character controlled by the Wii U GamePad’s touchscreen, Murphy, and will support up to 5 players simultaneously. Furthermore, it will be released exclusively for Wii U. Check out a gameplay video below; for those [...]

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 [...]

Is HBO GO coming to the Wii U?

Time Warner have buddied up with Nintendo to bring the HBO GO and MAX GO services to one of their platforms, by the sound of a recently posted job opening for the position of “Partner Manager”. The Partner Manager position is responsible for the day-to-day relationship and ongoing marketing activities with several key Mobile, Tablet, [...]

Kingdom Hearts HD Remix rumoured for Wii U

Dual Pixels, the site which correctly predicted two Castlevania games in development, reported a new rumour concerning a possible HD collection of Kingdom Hearts games. This “Kingdom Hearts HD Remix” is supposed to be shown at this year’s E3 and will possibly be released for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and Wii U. According to [...]

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 revealed

Dual Pixels reported on the possibility of a Castlevania: Lords of Shadow sequel coming to Wii U. Shortly after that, Konami revealed a teaser page titled “The Dragon Returns”, which turned out to be a teaser page for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. However, while the original rumour predicted it to be released for Wii [...]

Crytek have no planned Wii U games yet

In an interview with German news website Golem.de, Cevat Yerli, CEO of Crytek, talked about new games and the next generation of consoles. The Wii U got mentioned as well: IGM: Sony’s Playstation Vita has launched in February, Nintendo’s Wii U is supposed to follow towards the end of the year. What does Crytek plan [...]

Wii U version of Aliens: Colonial Marines reconfirmed to be superior

In case there was any doubt, Gearbox have reconfirmed that the Wii U version of Aliens: Colonial Marines is the superior one, citing it as “really fun”. They said that “Interesting controls equal interesting fun” but their NDA unfortunately prevents them from telling us anything further until E3.

Havok: Wii U will do things that no other platform can.

Dave Gargan, Havok’s VP of Engineering, told the world a bit about the Wii U implementation of their famous engine, which Nintendo are making available to all Wii U developers free of charge. From the sound of it, I honestly don’t think we have anything to worry about, horsepower-wise. The platform has its own unique features, and [...]

Unreal Engine 4 “unconfirmed” for Wii U

The above tweet from Spike TV’s Geoff Keighley suggests that the Wii U will only support Unreal Engine 3. This has been going around the Internet as “confirmation” that Unreal Engine 4 support is out of the question. However, it should be noted that Unreal Engine 4 has not actually been confirmed for any platforms other [...]

Metro: Last Light (probably) won’t come to Wii U anymore

Speaking in an interview, THQ’s Mark Madsen revealed that the Wii U version of Metro: Last Light never began development, and it would be “correct” to say that it is no longer a confirmed title for the system. This is disappointing news, as Metro: Last Light looked to be a rather promising game. While there [...]