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Wii U Is A Powerhouse With HD Capabilities, Says Retro Studios
The latest developer to actually talk up the powerhouse capabilities of the Wii U is Retro Studios, who admitted that the console packs a lot more under the hood than the media gives it credit for.
Weekly Recap: Minecraft Movie And 5 Other Surprising News In Gaming
Warner Bros., Entertainment has gone and done it... they've gone and went off the deep end, or they've gone and went for broke. Either way, they have an exciting and risky development on their hands as far as video game movies go, I'm talking about Minecraft: The Movie.
Professor Layton's Final Journey Headlines Nintendo Weekly Releases
This week’s Nintendo update is what I would refer to as “A’ight.” There’s not a lot on offer here, but at least there are a couple of smaller titles, a sale on Knytt Underground, a new game for the Virtual Console on both the Wii U and 3DS and, most importantly, a new adventure starring everybody’s favorite top hat aficionado, Professor Layton.
Pokemon Show And Movies Heading To Netflix Streaming
You wanted Pokemans? Well, now you’ve GOT Pokemans. The Pokemon Company International and Netflix today announced the impending launch of everyone’s favorite television series starring pocket-sized monsters on Netflix streaming. Look for it starting March 1 or, for those of you without a calendar handy or no real sense of time, this Saturday.
Nintendo Cutting Online Functionality For Wii, DS
Get in as much online multiplayer with your Wii and DS games as you can over the next three months because, come May 20, Nintendo will be shutting down online functionality for all of its last-gen games.
Wii U Video Spotlights Upcoming Side-Scrolling Games
Nintendo Enthusiast's Jason Lepine will be spotlighting more than 120 upcoming games coming to the Wii U this year and next year. In the first of the multi-part video series, Lepine goes over all the noteworthy side-scrolling adventure games coming to Nintendo's new generation home console.
Mario Kart 8 Wii U Racing Wheel Pre-Orders Available
A new racing wheel has been announced for the upcoming release of Mario Kart 8, the high-end exclusive due for release on May 30th for the Wii U.
Wii U's Memory Bandwidth, GPU More Powerful Than We Thought?
Some new information has surfaced due to some in-depth research conducted by various engineers regarding the Wii U's handling of memory: it may be more powerful and faster than we thought.
Weekly Recap: PS4 Launches In Japan And 4 Other Big Gaming News Items
Things started off pretty ugly with the closure of a popular gaming studio, but then picked it up on positive end thanks to some good news coming out of Japan. These stories and more in this February 22nd, 2014 edition of the Gaming Blend Weekly Recap.
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Launches On Wii U
Frosty gorillas, droplets of water and the life of inconsequential RPG NPCs are all on display in this week's Nintendo update, bringing the likes of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze to the Wii U and games like Quell Reflection and Weapon Shop de Omasse to the 3DS.
Weapon Shop de Omasse Crafting On 3DS This Week
The folks at Level-5 sure are staying busy these days, releasing a new game on the 3DS eShop this past week, Inazuma Eleven, discounting a whole bunch of their other titled on Nintendo's portable console and gearing up to release yet another title this week in the form of a rhythm/crafting game, Weapon Shop de Omasse.
Transformers: Rise Of The Dark Spark Announcement Trailer
The trailer for Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark has gone live. The video was introduced originally at the 2014 Toy Fair, and it's now available for public consumption online.
Mario Kart 8 Is Outselling PS4 On Amazon Japan
It's not even out yet but it's already selling enough units to make Iwata and Miyamoto cackle with glee at the thought of the Wii U finally becoming a money-printing machine.
Project CARS Trailer Preps Xbox One, PS4, Wii U Gamers For Greatness
Hailed by the gaming community as the one true next-generation simulator, Project CARS' community has unleashed a brand new trailer to promote the game and basically verify that PC and console gamers are in for a great time come this fall.
Pokemon X And Y: Mythical Pokemon Diancie Will Be Added Soon
Pokemon X and Y players will soon have a new Pokemon to add to their collection. Diancie is a Mythical Pokemon with both Rock and Fairy characteristics.