Wii U News


Shack Snack: October 30, 2014

By Daniel Perez, Oct 30, 2014 5:15pm PDT

It's Halloween Eve, or Mischief Night as we call it up here in the Northeast, and today we've got a spook-tacular Shack Snack for you to watch.


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will bring pre-loading feature to console

By Daniel Perez, Oct 30, 2014 8:40am PDT

Pre-loading is finally coming to Nintendo platforms as Super Smash Bros.for Wii U will launch with this feature.


Razer Leviathan Sound Bar offers lots of versatility for $200 this November

By Daniel Perez, Oct 28, 2014 9:05am PDT

Razer announced its Leviathan Sound Bar today which is able to be used in a number of ways to deliver 5.1 surround sound at either your desk, living room or anywhere else you may want it.


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Amiibo trailer keeps things simple

By Daniel Perez, Oct 24, 2014 8:40am PDT

Don't know how to buy and interact with an Amiibo? Nintendo has got you covered in its extremely simple video highlighting the Amiibo-owning experience from start to finish.


Super Smash Bros. Wii U getting live Nintendo Direct this week

By Daniel Perez, Oct 20, 2014 6:22am PDT

A live Nintendo Direct will be taking place later this week that will focus on "50 new things" we probably didn't know about Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.


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Shack Snack: October 17, 2014

By Daniel Perez, Oct 17, 2014 5:35pm PDT

The weekend is here and we have probably the best Shack Snack we've ever done ready for you to watch.


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Super Smash Bros. Wii U leak confirms custom stages and 'board game mode'

By Daniel Perez, Oct 17, 2014 7:45am PDT

Amazon has leaked some information regarding Super Smash Bros. Wii U that you won't want to miss.


"Smash bros brawl had a stage creator. This is not the 1st time. I am very exited for the Wii U ..."

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Bayonetta 2 Review: I Put a Spell On You

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 13, 2014 6:45am PDT

Though it's easy to dismiss Bayonetta as a shallow male fantasy, that would be doing this game a disservice, as it proves to be one of the most adrenaline-pumping action games of the year. Our review.


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Shack Snack: October 10, 2014

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2014 5:10pm PDT

New York Comic-Con has us all watching the funny pages, but there's always time for a Shack Snack. We cover the Dragon Age: Inquisition specs, Minecraft on Vita, and Captain Toad's ladyfriend.


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Captain Toad getting playable Toadette

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2014 6:35am PDT

Nintendo announced Toadette as a second playable character in Captain Toad's Treasure Tracker, along with some story details of how the pigtailed character gets involved.


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Bayonetta 2 demo now available on Wii U Nintendo eShop

By Daniel Perez, Oct 09, 2014 9:50am PDT

A demo for Bayonetta 2 has just been released on the Nintendo eShop.


"Holy piss, it's short but amazing! That's what she said."

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Nintendo showcasing 15 games at IndieCade 2014 and more

By Daniel Perez, Oct 08, 2014 7:00am PDT

Nintendo will be showing up a total of 15 games during this year's IndieCade as well as hosting a panel, tournaments, and giveaways.


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Costume Quest 2 review: a Halloween treat

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2014 10:00am PDT

Costume Quest 2 delivers more of the sweet RPG mechanics and smile-inducing humor from the 2011 sequel. Our review.


"Can't wait to get home and play! Just finished my playthrough of CQ1 on Sunday. Really looking ..."

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Skylanders Trap Team review: all the trappings

By Steve Watts, Oct 07, 2014 8:30am PDT

Skylanders is up to its fourth iteration in as many years, with yet another gimmick to entice players to buy a new Portal of Power. Does the new trapping mechanic make the new game worthwhile? Our review.


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Captain Toad tracking treasure in December

By Steve Watts, Oct 07, 2014 6:50am PDT

Nestled in the bottom of today's Smash Bros announcement, Nintendo also gave word on another of its holiday season releases, Captain Toad's Treasure Tracker.


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