Articles Tagged with wii u

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of July 20, 2014

New Video Game Releases for the Week of July 20

The new video game releases for the week of June 20, 2014 continue the slow drip that defines the summer release schedule. Both consoles and PC are as barren as the desert as it was last week with only a few droppings of spice to liven up the otherwise bleak landscape. Forza: Motorsport 5: Racing… Read more »

‘Super Smash Bros.’ 3DS Tournament Planned for San Diego Comic-Con

Super Smash Bros 3DS Tournament

Nintendo has announced a Super Smash Bros. 3DS tournament to be held during the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con. This is the second official Nintendo sponsored tournament event after the Smash Invitational held at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles during the week of E3. The Super Smash Bros. 3DS tournament will be the first major… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of July 6, 2014

New Video Game Releases for the Week of July 6

The new video game releases for the week of July 6 signify the start of the traditional summer drought when compared to the previous week’s release schedule. The meager releases for this week’s crop of games does not leave a good deal to be desired in terms of content. A Wolf, a pirate and orange… Read more »

Super Mario 64 Wii U Virtual Console Release Could Be Coming Soon

Super Mario 64 Wii U Virtual Console Release

It is no secret the Wii U has had a hard start, but with strong offerings such as a Super Mario 64 Wii U Virtual Console release in the near future, hinted on the Nintendo Virtual Console site, could help Nintendo’s console turn things around sooner rather than later. The Virtual Console on the Wii… Read more »

‘Mario Kart 8’ Driving Wii U Sales But Will It Be Enough?


Prior to the release of Mario Kart 8, sales of the Nintendo’s Wii U console could charitably be called disappointing. The latest iteration in the Mario Kart franchise appears to be just what Dr. Mario ordered but will it be enough to turn the tide against three straight annual losses posted by the company? According… Read more »

Zelda Wii U: Where Does It Fall On The Timeline?

Zelda Wii U

Nintendo made every Zelda fan excited today when they showed off some gorgeous footage from the upcoming Zelda Wii U release (2015). The most impressive aspect – the one that has everyone talking – is the addition of an open world that the player can explore freely (a la Skyrim). The large world building of… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of June 8, 2014

New Video Game Releases Week June 8

Unless you are a PC gamer, the new video game releases for the week of June 8, 2014 do not have much to offer. For the indie PC gaming crowd however, this is a great week with some highly anticipated games making their way onto PC and Mac via Steam. The first new video game… Read more »

Mario Kart 8 Released: Here Are The Best New Features

Mario Kart 8 released

The much-anticipated Mario Kart 8 hit stores yesterday, and it’s is already seeing tons of high praise. The latest installment, which is only available on the Wii U, includes 32 racetracks (16 brand new, 16 repurposed classics), 30 different drivers, and 26 vehicles to choose from. This 8th version of the game most definitely expands… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of May 18

New Video Game Releases Week May 18

The new video game releases for the week of May 18 again favor Sony’s PlayStation platform. Only one new release is slated for the Xbox platforms, with one collection title for the Xbox 360. Though, with Watch Dogs releasing next week, Wolfenstien is really the only big budget game fighting for a place on your… Read more »

Super Smash Bros. 4: Here’s What’s Been Revealed

Super Smash Bros 4 released in fall

There’s been much hype and anticipation surrounding the release of Nintendo’s latest Super Smash Bros. 4, out on the Nintendo 3DS this summer and WiiU this fall. Over the coming months, there’s been a slow trickle of teasers, clips, artwork, and new characters, all to build hype over what most hope will be the best… Read more »

Mario Kart 8: New Trailer Shows Awesome New Features [VIDEO]

Mario Kart 8

Nintendo released a brand new trailer for their next installment in the Mario Kart series, Mario Kart 8. This new trailer also showed off some brand new features never before used in previous titles, and they are interesting. According to the Official Nintento Magazine UK, the new trailer for Mario Kart 8 focused primarily on… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of March 30, 2014

new video game releases march 30

The new video game releases for the week of March 30 make the middle of spring feel like fall. There are a lot of games this week ranging from heavy hitters to nostalgia filled virtual console releases. The biggest new video game release for the week is almost certainly The Elder Scrolls Online MMO which… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of March 9 2014

New Video Game Releases Week of March 9

With the New Video Game Releases for the week of March 9, 2014 Titanfall arrives as the “killer app” and the reason many of us bought an Xbox One. While it will feature parity with the Xbox 360, Microsoft is hoping Titanfall will continue to help turn the tide on the PlayStation 4 which, according… Read more »

Watch Dogs Release Date on Wii U Delayed Again

Watch Dogs Release Date Wii U

The Watch Dogs release date on Wii U will be delayed past the May 27th release for the other platforms. While it is possible the game will still ship in 2014, the news coming from the game’s producers has many looking to a 2015 release date. As reported earlier, the Watch Dogs release date is… Read more »

‘Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze’ Review for the Wii U

tropical freeze review

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is the latest game from Nintendo for the struggling Wii U console. With sales at dangerously low numbers and 3rd party publishers falling off like rotten bananas, a lot of pressure is on Retro Studio’s next entry in the Donkey Kong series to perform well and move a few Wii… Read more »

Xbox One Patch Could Unlock GPU, But Will It Beat The PS4?

Xbox One Patch Could Unlock GPU, But Will It Beat The PS4?

The Xbox One GPU could be unlocked with a possible patch, but would the performance increase be enough to rival the PlayStation 4? In a related report by The Inquisitr, Microsoft is considering selling a cheaper $399 console by removing the Xbox One disc drive and increasing the size of the hard drive. The idea… Read more »

Nintendo Pay Cuts Ahead for President, Board and Mario Creator

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The Wii U has been a financial ball and chain leading to Nintendo pay cuts for its top brass. On Wednesday, the President of Nintendo announced that he would take a self inflicted 50% pay cut after a disastrous earnings report for Q4. As The Inquisitr reported earlier, Nintendo slashed their 4th quarter earnings over… Read more »

Lie Of The Year: Xbox One GPU Just As Fast As The PS4 Hardware?

Lie Of The Year: Xbox One Just As Fast As The PS4?

The lie of the year, at least in regards to gaming, probably has to be Microsoft claiming the Xbox One vs PS4 hardware battle isn’t that lopsided. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the actual lie of the year is related to President Obama and Obamacare… But that’s just boring! Microsoft has been playing damage… Read more »

Xbox One, PS4 Launch Could Be Good For Business, Says Nintendo

Xbox One PS4 Wii U

While some folks think the launch of the Xbox One and PS4 could easily bury the Wii U, Nintendo firmly believes the new consoles could be good for business across the board. Company president Satoru Iwata doesn’t seem too worried about Microsoft and Sony’s new machines. In fact, Iwata seems to think the consoles will… Read more »

Nintendo Wii U Price Drop Coming This September

Wii U Price Cut

The Nintendo Wii U is expected to drop its price by $50 starting at the end of next month. With the new batch of next-generation consoles looming on the horizon, the company might be a little worried about getting lost in the proverbial shuffle. In order to compete with Xbox One and Playstation 4, Nintendo… Read more »