Wii U News


Nintendo showing off 'must-have' Wii U and 3DS games across US malls this holiday

By Daniel Perez, Nov 17, 2014 8:00am PST

Curious to experience NIntendo's lineup of games that will be available this holiday season? Then head on over to one of these malls this holiday season.


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U pre-orders at a record high

By Daniel Perez, Nov 12, 2014 8:00am PST

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed pre-orders of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U has set a record high for the games publisher.


"Same. MK8 online is totally smooth, crossing finger the same happens with Smash on Wii U "

- Serpico74 see all 15 comments

Nintendo and Loot Crate team up for amiibo subscription service

By Daniel Perez, Nov 10, 2014 7:15am PST

Need amiibo figures but don't want to leave your house to purchase them? Then let Loot Crate bring the amiibos to your door with its new subscription service.


"I've never heard of LootCrate, $30/mo in Canada seems way too high though."

- SlingBlaze see all 6 comments

Nintendo Wii U and 3DS titles highlighted in tomorrow's Nintendo Direct

By Daniel Perez, Nov 04, 2014 7:45am PST

Nintendo will be hosting another Nintendo Direct tomorrow afternoon and will focus on Wii U and 3DS games. Our money is on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U making at least one apperance.


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.


"And then if that happens, people complain saying that it was released broken. You just can't win ..."

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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.


"first time getting to watch one of these. love the <2min update of the weeks news. great ..."

- multisync see all 16 comments

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 ..."

- armedpoop see all 5 comments

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.


"Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Bayonetta 2 Review: I Put a Spell On You"

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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.


"we're working out a few kinks before we push a number of fixes, which include the chatty ..."

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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.


"Steve Watts posted a new article, Captain Toad getting playable Toadette"

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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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