Nintendo Wii U Archive

  • A New Challenger Approaches: Final Fantasy VII’s Cloud Strife Joins Super Smash Bros.

    Holy crap. The latest Nintendo Direct just dropped a megaton bombshell: Cloud Strife, the iconic hero of Final Fantasy VII, has been revealed as a new playable fighter in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U! The news is both exciting and baffling […]

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  • Review: Disney Infinity 3.0

    As a grown ass adult, I would like to think that I’ve outgrown the need to buy toys. Or rather plastic figures. Most adults would fall into the trap of buying a new car, a boat, or some high end electronic gizmo, but not me. Instead, after […]

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  • Nintendo Unveils Xenoblade Chronicles X Special Edition

    Set to release alongside the standard edition this holiday season, the newly revealed North American special edition for Xenoblade Chronicles X is a classy bundle of collectible goodness. When the Nintendo Wii U RPG arrives on December 4th, this is what you’ll get for the […]

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  • Shovel Knight amiibo Figure Revealed

    Yacht Club Games has become the first indie studio to work directly with Nintendo on implementing amiibo compatibility into a game, tonight unveiling a Shovel Knight amiibo figure for 3DS and Wii U. A release date has not yet been announced beyond a vague confirmation […]

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  • Review: Legend of Kay Anniversary

    Even in this day and age of frequent definitive, enhanced, and HD re-releases–many for titles that really aren’t even old or technologically dated enough to warrant such treatment–it’s rare to see past games of middling success at best get a second shot. If publishers are […]

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  • Focus Home “Seduced” Into Publishing Anthropomorphic Manga RPG Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom

    Successfully crowdfunded through Kickstarter last year, Enigami’s Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom has now been picked up by publisher Focus Home Interactive to get that last push of support needed to ensure the game launches “in the best conditions possible at the beginning of 2016.” According […]

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  • LEGO Marvel’s Avengers Won’t Assemble Until January 2016 (Will a Silver Centurion Iron Man Pre-Order Minifig Cheer You Up?)

    So, I have bad news and good news. Bad news first: LEGO Marvel’s Avengers, originally planned for a late 2015 release, has been delayed to an official launch date of January 26, 2016. That’s too bad, but in the end it’ll probably be for the […]

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  • 8-bit Mario, Ganondorf, and Zero Suit Samus Among New amiibo Figures Coming Next Month

    Nintendo has revealed the next wave of amiibo figures that’s scheduled to ship on September 11th. Synched with the launch of Super Mario Maker for Wii U, the Super Mario Bros. 30th Anniversary Mario amiibo is modeled after the Mushroom Kingdom superstar plumber’s classic 8-bit […]

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  • Review: LEGO Jurassic World

    As much as I want to be done with the annual barrage of licensed LEGO games, TT Games’ fun-loving formula continues to suck me back in every time. Given my general lack of enthusiasm toward the movie release of Jurassic World, I thought maybe the […]

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  • Snoopy Embarks on a Grand Video Game Adventure This Fall

    Tying in with The Peanuts Movie from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios, Snoopy’s Grand Adventure is an upcoming video game set to ship this fall on Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. Yeah, I know what you’re […]

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