Category Archives: Wii U News

Price and Release Date for Cubemen 2 Revealed

cubemen2
Share Button

Published by Nnooo and developed by 3 Sprockets, Cubemen 2 will be released on September 4, 2014 for $7.99 (€7.99 / £6.99 / AUD$10.49).

Cubemen 2 will feature both cross-platform multiplayer across Wii U, PC, Linux, Mac, and iOS, as well as user generated content, of which 8000+ user generated levels will be available at launch. Wii U owners will be able to play against computer opponents in single player, or against/with up-to 6 players online.

Source: PR e-mail

Nintendo Download for August 21, 2014

ndownload_logo
Share Button

Wii U eShop

  • Disney Infinity – First time on the Nintendo eShop and it’s free to download. However, you do need a Disney Infinity base and Disney Infinity characters to play.
  • Midtown Crazy Race – $4.99

Nintendo 3DS eShop

Virtual Console

Nintendo eShop Sales

Super Smash Bros. U – Demon Lord Ghirahim is an Assist Trophy

super-smash-bros-u-ghirahim
Share Button

To the dismay of many Super Smash Bros. and Zelda fans, the Demon Lord Ghirahim will be an assist trophy in the new Super Smash Bros. game. Fans, including myself, really wanted Ghirahim to be a new representative for The Legend of Zelda series.

Super Smash Bros. U – Zero Suit Samus Shorts Costume

super-smash-bros-u-zero-suit-samus-shorts
Share Button

This outfit almost didn’t make the new Super Smash Bros. games, but thanks to a dedicated designer, this outfit was completed in time. This is the costume from the ending of Metroid: Zero Mission, which will also make the 3DS version of the game.

super-smash-bros-3ds-zero-suit-samus-shorts

Super Smash Bros. U – Nightmare Wizard Assist Trophy

super-smash-bros-u-nightmare-wizard
Share Button

The Nightmare Wizard from Kirby’s Adventure will appear as an assist trophy in the new Super Smash Bros. for Wii U game. The Nightmare Wizard will engulf the stage in complete darkness, making it much harder for combatants to fight their opponents.

Nintendo Download for August 14, 2014

ndownload_logo
Share Button

Wii U eShop

Nintendo 3DS eShop

Nintendo DSiWare

Virtual Console

Nintendo eShop Sales and Price Reductions

Super Smash Bros. U – Mega Man’s Custom Moves

super-smash-bros-u-plant-b-beat
Share Button

Two of Mega Man’s custom moves will be the Plant Barrier and Beat! One has to wonder what other Mega Man weapons made it into the game.

Super Smash Bros. U – Meta Knight Joins the Battle

super-smash-bros-u-meta-knight
Share Button

Looks like that Meta Knight tease was hinting at his inclusion in the game. Also, Sakurai mentions that Meta Knight’s Up special has been changed to remove the gliding part. Instead, Meta Knight will do a big loop and slash at his opponents twice. It’s possible that other aspects of Meta Knight are being changed, as well. This is obviously being done to bring further balance to the game, but also to silence those that have been vocal about his cheap style.

super-smash-bros-u-meta-knight-up

Oh, and the Halberd stage is back.

RCMADIAX Reveals Spikey Walls for Wii U eShop

tv_2014-08-10_17-29-28
Share Button

RCMADIAX is on a roll with their continuing support of the Wii u eShop. Now, they will be bringing a game that is heavily inspired by Flappy Bird to the Wii U eShop.

Spikey Walls puts gamers in control of a fly as they try to avoid walls with spikes by flying through small gaps. If that sounds familiar, it’s because you, at one point, got involved in the Flappy Bird craze in one way or another. The main differences here are the ability to post to Miiverse, and using a button to fly instead of tapping the touchscreen.

Super Smash Bros. U – Special Flag

super-smash-bros-u-special-flag
Share Button

Those that manage to hold this Special Flag item long enough will get an extra K.O.in Time Attack Mode, or an extra stock in Stock Mode.

Goodbye Galaxy Games Teases Old School FPS for Wii U

goodbye-galaxy-games-fps-tease
Share Button

Goodbye Galaxy Games sent out a teaser for an upcoming first-person shooter game for the Wii U eShop. This FPS game looks to channel the graphics of old school FPS games like Doom and Quake. Flat, paper-like graphics to represent characters and enemies, with heavily pixelized textures. Nothing else has been said about the game yet, though we can expect some information as early as Gamescom 2014.

Super Smash Bros. U – Mii Fighters In Meta Knight and Samus Costumes

super-smash-bros-u-mii-costumes-meta-knight
Share Button

Looks like Mii Fighters will be able to don costumes in the new Super Smash Bros. game. In this particular screenshot, Sakurai teases fans with a Meta Knight helmet, which seems to indicate that we can expect Meta Knight to return to the brawl.

Nintendo Download for August 7, 2014

ndownload_logo
Share Button

Wii U eShop

Nintendo 3DS eShop

Virtual Console

Nintendo eShop Sales

  • Internal Invasion will be $1.99 until 9 a.m. PST on Aug. 8.
  • UFO Interactive Games – Johnny Impossible, Samurai Sword Destiny, Zombie Slayer Diox, and more – will be on sale starting August 12 9 a.m. PST until 9 a.m. PST on Sept. 8.
« Older Entries