News items tagged with wii u

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

report this adDespite the massive success of the Wii, Nintendo was struggling to sell consumers on the Wii U, and that, combined with a slow start for the 3DS, saw it...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 December 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big at DICE Awards 2018

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins Big at DICE Awards 2018

report this adAfter losing its way with the Wii U, Nintendo has once again caught lightning in a bottle with its latest innovation in the Nintendo Switch. The console’...

By Derek Nichols on 14 December 2018
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgam...

By Jeff Schille on 08 October 2018
Ni no Kuni, Prototype 2, Forza Motorsport, PES 2013, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, and More.

Ni no Kuni, Prototype 2, Forza Motorsport, PES 2013, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, and More.

report this ad There is a lot of chaos going on in the trailer roundup this week. We’ve got twelve awesome videos that are packed full of action, adventure, and a lit...

By Tyler Schirado on 03 October 2018
Metroid Easter Egg Finally Found in Latest Donkey Kong

Metroid Easter Egg Finally Found in Latest Donkey Kong

Before it released Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Retro Studios was known for its work with the Metroid Prime series. For year...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 August 2018
Nintendo Wii Slim Announced; Removes Gamecube Support

Nintendo Wii Slim Announced; Removes Gamecube Support

Are you tired of your huge, bulky Wii? Nintendo has the answer! This morning during Gamescom 2011 the Big N announced they will be...

By Alex Sebenski on 12 August 2018
UK Retailers Setting Bargain Price Point for Nintendo’s Wii Slim?

UK Retailers Setting Bargain Price Point for Nintendo’s Wii Slim?

Near the end of GamesCom 2011, Nintendo announced that they would be removing many of the ugly and unnecessary aspects in the Wii – to develop a newer, slimmer “Family Edition Wii.” The downside? Ni...

By William Case on 10 August 2018
Top 5 Games We'd Like to See Launch with Wii 2

Top 5 Games We'd Like to See Launch with Wii 2

The 3DS is an impressive piece of hardware but, without great games to move the system, a lot of fans seem willing to sit on the sidelines until the must-have software comes out. Why deal with that...

By Christian Spicer on 04 August 2018
Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

While we live for looking forward to what new games come out each year, we dread the overwhelming process of  picking only a sele...

By Rob Keyes on 04 August 2018
Batman: Arkham Origins (Cold, Cold Heart)

Batman: Arkham Origins (Cold, Cold Heart)

The focus on Batman video games may have shifted completely to the next-gen Arkham Knight , but Warner Bros. would like fans to remember that there is still some downloadable content coming for the...

By Andrew Dyce on 04 August 2018
Time for the Return of 3D Platformers

Time for the Return of 3D Platformers

Gaming is an evolving medium, that much is undeniable. As hardware continues to advance, so too do the games that find themselves o...

By Riley Little on 03 August 2018
New Yooka-Laylee Trailer Features Shovel Knight

New Yooka-Laylee Trailer Features Shovel Knight

Playtonic Games releases a new trailer for the upcoming Banjo Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee, revealing that the game will feature a surprise cameo from Shovel Knight. Ever since Playtonic G...

By Alexander Pan on 01 August 2018
Yooka-Laylee Will Release on Disc

Yooka-Laylee Will Release on Disc

Playtonic Games announces that Yooka-Laylee will be getting a physical disc release. Kickstarter backers will be examine their option...

By John Jacques on 01 August 2018
Preview: Yooka-Laylee Captures Spirit of Banjo-Kazooie

Preview: Yooka-Laylee Captures Spirit of Banjo-Kazooie

Game Rant checks out the spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie, Yooka-Laylee, and the end result appears to be a familiar and innovative trip down memory lane for eager fans. It’s been a tough trek for...

By Riley Little on 01 August 2018
Yooka-Laylee Gets New Trailer and Delay

Yooka-Laylee Gets New Trailer and Delay

In anticipation of E3 2016, Playtonic Games releases a new gameplay trailer for Yooka-Laylee, while also announcing that the game has...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 August 2018
Yooka-Laylee Bigger Than Banjo-Kazooie

Yooka-Laylee Bigger Than Banjo-Kazooie

It’s been quite some time since gamers were given a new 3D platformer. As a result, the promise of having key members behind the or...

By Riley Little on 01 August 2018
Yooka-Laylee Reveals New Character

Yooka-Laylee Reveals New Character

Developer Playtonic Games has revealed a new character for their upcoming, Kickstarter-funded project Yooka-Laylee. Dubbed Rextro Six...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 August 2018
Star Fox Zero Made Me Feel Like I Was 6 Again

Star Fox Zero Made Me Feel Like I Was 6 Again

One editor goes hands-on with Star Fox Zero, and realizes that the game plays like a true extension of the classic Nintendo 64 iteration – opening a portal to 1997 in the process. I still remember...

By Riley Little on 22 February 2018
Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

Nintendo: Wii U and Amiibo Sales Dropping

In Nintendo’s latest financial earnings report, the company reveals that the Wii U continues to struggle in sales, but 3DS is enjoying a sales bump thanks to Pokemon GO. It’s no secret that the Wii...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 February 2018
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Videos Are About Good Eats

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Videos Are About Good Eats

Nintendo releases two brand new videos for its forthcoming action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, with both focusing on Link’s ability to cook. Although Nintendo has yet to...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 February 2018
Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero is Most Underrated Wii U Game

Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero is Most Underrated Wii U Game

In an E3 2016 interview with Game Informer, Shigeru Miyamoto and Bill Trinen name Star Fox Zero and Pikmin 3 as two underrated Wii U exclusive titles.

By Dalton Cooper on 17 December 2016
Star Fox Zero Has A Touching Tribute To Satoru Iwata

Star Fox Zero Has A Touching Tribute To Satoru Iwata

Upcoming Wii U space shooter Star Fox Zero features an emotional send off message for fallen Nintendo CEO and beloved gaming personality Satoru Iwata.

By Evan Hopkins on 17 December 2015
Star Fox Guard Announced, Bundled With Wii U Game

Star Fox Guard Announced, Bundled With Wii U Game

Nintendo announces a new Star Fox game called Star Fox Guard, which will also be bundled with the upcoming Wii U game Star Fox Zero when it is released this April.

By Weston Albert on 17 December 2015
Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo Tried to Make A Transforming Arwing Amiibo

Nintendo says the company tried to create an Arwing amiibo that would have launched with Star Fox Zero, but despite numerous tries they weren’t able to complete it.

By Weston Albert on 17 December 2015