It's been a long road leading up to the release of Super Nintendo RPG classic Earthbound on Virtual Console. Because of the delay, fans had their own thoughts as to why the game was being held back from re-release, most of which hinged on music samples. According to Nintendo, however, that wasn't an issue. Read on for more.
At this morning's Nintendo Direct event, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata finally announced that Earthbound will be making its way to Wii U Virtual Console by the end of the year. More after the jump!
If you own a Wii U, you probably noticed the somewhat lengthy load time that takes place when returning to the Wii U menu. Nintendo aims to fix that with a pair of firmware updates, the first of which is set to arrive in April. Check out a time comparison clip that shows some before and after loading after the jump.
2013’s holiday season is shaping up to be a battle royale for the console market, and analyst Michael Pachter thinks he knows how the whole thing is going to play out. Check out what he had to say after the jump.
In an impressive video using GameCube footage of Wind Waker, the folks over at Cubed3 run through the various ways Nintendo could adapt Link's cel-shaded adventure to both Wii remote and GamePad controls.
Capcom's Christian Svensson is best known for laying it out straight when it comes to answering questions regarding Capcom's business decisions and his latest "Ask Capcom" answer is no different, addressing why Darkstalkers Resurrection and Capcom Arcade Cabinet will not be coming to the struggling Wii U. Hit the jump for the details.
While we wait for more original Wii U content, the ZombiU Deluxe Set bundle is gearing up to arrive in North America on February 17. See what you'll be getting inside after the jump.
How’d you like to take a stroll around Tokyo via your Wii U? Maybe visit Stonehenge? If you’re in Japan, you can do just that - Street view just came to the Wii U in Japan via Google Maps. Find out more after the jump.
Nintendo's Virtual Console 30th Anniversary celebration popped up without too much in the way of explanation, other than the knowledge that one select classic game will be available each month for 30 cents. Nintendo previously listed the planned games with general release windows, and now they've followed through with some solid dates for each. Read on for more.
Another high point of today's Nintendo Direct presentation featured footage from an as-yet unnamed game from Monolith Soft, developer of Xenoblade Chronicles. Check out the trailer from Tetsuya Takahashi and his team after the jump.
Other than Bayonetta 2, Platinum Games' big original Wii U game is the crowd-controlling superhero brawler The Wonderful 101. With plans to release the exclusive in the first half of 2013, Nintendo shared a new trailer at this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation. Check it out after the jump!
Nintendo promised to focus on Wii U games in today's Nintendo Direct presentation, and that's precisely what happened. Nintendo peppered the event with familiar treats and a couple surprises, some of which will have to wait until this year's E3. Get the full roundup after the jump!
Another highlight of this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation was the unveiling of an HD remake of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. To help ease the wait for the next big Zelda game, Nintendo will be releasing Wind Waker HD on Wii U this fall. More after the jump.