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Broken Rules Offer To Help Port Undertale To Wii U

Undertale creator Toby Fox stirred excitement by sharing that he was considering porting his RPG to Nintendo platforms, but warned that it wasn’t “an announcement or promise.” The game sees players control a child wandering the Underground, a secluded region underneath the Earth’s surface populated by monsters. These were banished from the surface after a war with humanity,...

Shadow Puppeteer Review

In life, we naturally look for companionship to share our experiences. Whether that be with friends or family, we often forget that there is something loyally following our every movement. Our shadow. Their existence has been readily explored in games, with Konami’s A Shadow’s Tale and Contrast by Compulsion Games springing to mind. And now Shadow Puppeteer is another, Sarepta Studio&#...

New Ghost Lantern Added In The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

Nintendo has highlighted multiple changes that have been made in The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, one of which we have already covered in introducing the mirrored Hero Mode. The Wii U exclusive remake will also add the Ghost Lantern, a new item that will help players when working to complete the Poe Soul retrieving quest. When held, it will glow when a Poe is detected in the area. The nu...

Shadow Puppeteer

Invite a friend to explore the strange, yet beautiful world of darkness and light in co-op adventure Shadow Puppeteer. Assume the roles of a boy and his shadow, separated from one another by an evil shadow puppeteer. Work alone in single-player or with another player in co-op to manipulate light and solve cleverly crafted puzzles that bring you closer to finding this villain and freeing oth...

Nintendo eShop Update: 4th February 2016 (North America)

This week’s Nintendo eShop update for North America is in, headlined by Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & Nintendo 3DS welcoming Bayonetta and Corrin. Their arrival is accompanied by Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition on Wii U’s Virtual Console service, as well as a Typoman demo, FreezeMe, Peg Solitaire and Shütshimi on Wii U. The Nintendo 3DS sees a quieter week, with only KEMCO’s Alp...

Hero Mode Is Mirrored In The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

As inadvertently leaked by Amazon France, a new Hero Mode has been added to The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD. When you start your adventure, players are asked to name the hero and his horse before choosing whether to play in either Normal Mode or Hero Mode. Neither names or difficulty can be changed later on, but space for three quest logs lends the chance to have multiple save files. In ...

Mother 3 Localisation Rumours Resurface

Mother 3 may have been the butt of a Robot Chicken joke in E3 2014’s Nintendo Digital Event, but rumours resurface that Nintendo has been hard at work localising the Japan-only Game Boy Advance title. Mother 3’s narrative is told in eight chapters, largely revolving around the marauding Pig Mask Army who start a forest fire and invade Tazmily Village. Revered by critics, it has often b...

More Than 6.2 Million Courses Created In Super Mario Maker

Nintendo has announced that more than 6.2 million different courses have been created in Super Mario Maker, which have been played “over 400 million times.” The Wii U exclusive have sold more than 3.34 million copies worldwide, outpaced by their breakout ink-based shooter Splatoon. Their goal now is to maintain “the high usage rate of the game,” by delivering steady updates...

Splatoon Sales “Consistently Exceeded” Mario Kart 8 Worldwide

Nintendo has announced that Splatoon has sold more than 4.06 million units worldwide, adding that the Wii U exclusive had “consistently exceeded” Mario Kart 8 at retail. That momentum has carried into the new year, and Nintendo are now looking to retain interest through public events. An interesting note was that Japan’s most recent Splatfest saw 690,000 players participate, whic...

DragonForce’s Through the Fire and Flames Debuts In Guitar Hero Live

DragonForce’s Through the Fire and Flames has debuted in Guitar Hero Live, making a headline appearance in Shred-a-Thon. This special 5-day marathon will run until 3pm GMT on Monday 8th January, and has seen a special third channel added in GHTV. The Shred-a-Thon playlist includes five tracks on repeat, which have been confirmed as: Alter Bridge – Cry of Achilles DragonForce – Through the Fi...

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty! Launches On Wii U On February 11th

After sharing that it had been approved for release last week, Oddworld Inhabitants has confirmed that Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty will launch on Wii U on February 11th. It will arrive with a temporary 25 percent discount, which will lure in Oddworld fans early – the developer musing that Munch’s Oddysee on Game Boy Advance was their last release on a Nintendo console. Oddworld: New ‘n’ Ta...

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Leaks

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will shortly see release in June, TT Games sprinkling their brick-filled humour and wit on the return of the blockbuster franchise. With an official announcement still absent, Amazon Italy and Microsoft’s Xbox Store have leaked details and screenshots ahead of schedule. That will see players relive the movie’s epic action, as Rey, Finn, Poe, BB-8, Kylo...

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