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Mega Man Creator Wants To Make A Wii U Game

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Keiji Inafune, the acclaimed creator behind Mega Man, has expressedhis interest in developing a brand new game for Wii U. Inafune admitted that while he hasn’t yet received a Wii U development kit, he would absolutely love to have the opportunity to make a game for the forthcoming platform.

“I can’t comment too much about it because I haven’t touched it yet, but whenever Nintendo comes out with something new, it’s always good. So I’m confident it must be impressive. If I get a chance, I always want to try out creating for a new platform. So I’m looking forward to that chance.”

 

Written by David

March 19, 2012 at 11:39 am

Here’s Some Amazing Footage Of Aliens Colonial Marines Running On Wii U

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Epic Games has released a video to showcase forthcoming games which will utilise the company’s Unreal 3 Engine. Among the games on show is Aliens Colonial Marines, which is running on the Wii U. The footage for Aliens Colonial Marines for Wii U starts at 0.34.

Written by David

March 19, 2012 at 11:26 am

Epic Games Vice President Says, “I’d Be Shocked If Wii U Doesn’t Do Well.”

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Mark Rein (Epic Games Vice President) was interviewed by Euro Gamer about the Wii U. He stated that he is confident that the Wii U will succeed as a huge hit when It is released later this year after E3. Rein also stated that he believes parents are now ready to upgrade their kids existing Wii systems.

“I like the Wii U. I think E3 will be a big eye-opener for people.”

“I played Batman: Arkham City on the Wii U and they are doing some really cool stuff with the controller.

“Do you remember the Zelda demo they had on it? Would you not buy a Wii U just to play that? Of course you would. That’s what Nintendo is all about. Their hardware is the software delivery service for their great content. That Zelda demo was gorgeous and we can do even more than that with Unreal Engine 3. I think it will do great.”

“It’s a great brand that a lot of parents really trust and they’re probably ready to buy their kids an HD Wii that does that much more than just being an HD Wii.

“I’d love it if they’d done it last year, but I’m excited for them to do it this year. I’d be shocked if it doesn’t do well.

“Did you play that Battle Mii game? Two players would play with a Wii Remote and Nunchuk and one would play with the Wii U controller?

“I would buy a Wii U to play that game in a heartbeat. And I hope people make those kind of games with our technology. I think we’ve yet to really see what the Wii U can do and I think at E3 this year they’re going to shock us.”

Written by David

March 13, 2012 at 7:07 pm

Assassin’s Creed 3 Confirmed For Wii U

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Ubisoft annouced during a press release that Assassin’s Creed for Wii U is in development. The game is dated for October 31st but the Wii U version will most likely have a different release date.

With a development cycle of over three years and twice the production capacity of any previous Ubisoft game, Assassin’s Creed III is set to release on the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation ® 3 computer entertainment system, Windows PC and is also in development for Wii U™ from Nintendo

Written by David

March 7, 2012 at 8:30 am

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

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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

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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

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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