Wii U News

For all the latest Wii U News

Archive for February 2012

Original Wii U Design Suggests That Wii U Originally Had Analogue Sticks.

leave a comment »

A Neogaf member posted a interesting bundle of photos which compared the original design of the Wii U to the design we saw at E3. The Original design suggests that the Wii U originally had Analogue Sticks rather than Circle Pads. Nintendo hasn’t released the Final Design yet but the Details will be released at E3.


Written by David

February 28, 2012 at 8:29 am

Rumours: Timesplitters 4, Overstrike and Dead Space are heading to Wii U

leave a comment »

According to game0n there are 3 games that may be coming to Wii U.

First off, The long awaited Timesplitters 4 (I’m so excited for this game) is in development (Crytek, who made Crysis is developing the game) and will be be on Xbox 360, Ps3 and Wii U. We may learn more about this game at E3 in June.

Secondly, Insomniac may have a game in development called Overstrike. Insomniac have been the developers behind Resistance and Ratchet & Clank.

Finally, Visceral who have developed Dead Space have another Instalment to the series and will be on Wii U and other consoles.

Also apparently 150-200 games are in the works for Wii U and at this E3 in June Nintendo will be announcing a lot of partnerships and collaborations with many developers. Look’s like this is going to be a big year for gaming.

Written by David

February 26, 2012 at 9:54 pm

Sakurai Starts Work On Super Smash Bros for Wii U

leave a comment »

Masahiro Sakurai has finally finished Kid Icarus: Uprising and has stated that he is starting work on the newest installment Super Smash Brothers series. Mr Sakurai has already stated that the latest Smash Bros will take time

Written by David

February 22, 2012 at 3:33 pm

Nintendo Originally Had 3D, HD Displays For Wii U Controller

leave a comment »

Online gaming publication Kotaku has uncovered a patent filing from Nintendo which shows that the company was originally flirting with the idea of a 3D HD touch screen for Wii U. The final Design won’t be shown till E3 but its only 4 months away so we will hopefully the price and we will have the final design by E3


Written by David

February 17, 2012 at 6:41 pm

Miyamoto Says He’s Really Enjoying Developing Pikmin 3 On Wii U

leave a comment »

Legendary games designer Shigeru Miyamoto has confessed that he’s really enjoying working on Pikmin 3 for Wii U. The game was originally developed for Wii, but Miyamoto says that having high definition graphics and a touch screen at his disposal is enabling him to create a game he’s truly happy with.

“Originally, I was making Pikmin 3 to be launched on the Wii platform. Because the Wii U is capable of HD quality pictures, and will be accompanied by the subscreen on your hand. I thought that I would be able to make a Pikmin that was closer to my ideal. I am now actually enjoying myself, working on the game.


Written by David

February 15, 2012 at 8:47 am

Ubisoft Announces 2012 Lineup, Includes Assassin’s Creed 3 For Wii U

leave a comment »

Ubisoft has announced its 2012 games line-up and you’ll be super-excited to know that Assassins Creed 3 is scheduled for this year, and it’s coming to Wii U. There’s barely any details available about the game but expect to hear plenty about Assassins Creed 3 at this years E3 event which takes place in June.


Written by David

February 15, 2012 at 8:41 am

Star Trek Could Be On Wii U From Digital Extreme

with one comment

Digital Extreme (Who made Bioshock 2’s and The Darkness 2’s multiplayer ) have announced that they are going to release a New Star Trek Game. Star Trek is going to be released in the first quarter of next year and will be coming to all “all major home consoles and PC”. Well for all you Star Trek fan out there maybe we might see this game on a Nintendo console.

Written by David

February 13, 2012 at 7:32 am