Category Archives: Wii U News & Articles

The Wonderful 101 Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

The Wii U is known for being a console for younger gamers due to the lack of hard and challenging games for the system. Thankfully, Platinum Games have decided to bring a hardcore game to the Nintendo market with The Wonderful 101.

The Lego Movie Game Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

After the recent release of the fantastic Lego Movie, expectations for the movie based tie-in game were high. So far all Lego games had been tied to another franchise, so having the game be set in a world that was made to already be Lego was a scary thought. Would the game be able to deliver the same amount of entertainment and comedy as the film while also providing hours of addictive gameplay? Well…

Milo Fisher: Pikmin 3 Impressions

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Words by Milo Fisher

The Pikmin series has been around for the past twelve years and has received nothing but praise from both critics and the community, yet it’s taken this long for me to finally get round to playing this adorable series. But with Pikmin 3 being released on the Wii U, I finally got my chance to experience the series and see what all the fuss was about.

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon because I DON’T KNOW! Review

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Adventure Time. Cartoon Network’s hit show about a boy and his dog. With a series with such a well crafted world and many memorable characters, it seems that a game set in the world would be fantastic. Sadly, Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon because I DON’T KNOW isn’t the game fans have been waiting for.

Scorpion confirmed for Injustice DLC character

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Since the game’s launch, there have been images and video showing the DLC roster from the Season Pass. One of these characters had nothing to do with DC comics, however, NetherRealms Studio is receiving a bit of homage from their past work on the Mortal Kombat franchise. Scorpion returns in his full flaming skull glory.

E3 and Conferences

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E3 is the world’s premier trade show for computer and video games and related products. Tens of thousands of professionals will experience the future of interactive entertainment. The most influential people leading the most innovative companies in the industry attend E3 to see groundbreaking new technologies and never-before-seen products for computers, video game consoles, handheld systems, mobile and social, and the Internet.

Injustice: Gods Among Us is the Wii U’s only retail release this month

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In a perfect world an article like this would never have to go up. Sadly, this is not a perfect world, and there is only one game being released for the Wii U this month. Despite all of the pain and suffering the Wii U has caused gamers.

Batman: Arkham Origins announced

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Warner Bros. has announced the newest edition to the Arkham series with Batman: Arkham Origins. While the game has not been fully revealed, a few things are known. This title takes Batman back near the start of his superhero career. Before the Dark Knight was the ultimate crime fighter and master detective, he had to begin at the bottom and work his way up. Bringing in villains before they hit the big time will help even the odds against this early Batman. One of these villains is Deathstroke, as seen in the Game Informer magazine cover. Of course Batman still wins. He always wins. He’s Batman.

Disney Shuts Down LucasArts

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According to sources close to Kotaku, Disney has laid off the staff of LucasArts and cancelled all current projects, including the amazing Star Wars 1313 shown at E3 last year and Star Wars: First Assault.

Pax East hast started, what’s new?

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Pax East opened its doors this morning at 10 am Boston time. What did Publishers and developers announce right from the start? Learn more by reading this.

15 new Assassin’s Creed 4: Blag Flag screenshots

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GC recently reported that Ubisoft will be releasing Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag in October of this year. Now you can feast your eyes on some brand spanking new screenshot.

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag release date and announcement trailer

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Can’t wait for the next Assassin’s Creed on next gen consoles? Well, you could be playing it sooner than you think.

Ubisoft play it smart with Assassin’s Creed 4

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Releasing games at the start of a new console generation is a big risk. Although the first wave will not struggle to get noticed due to the lack of titles, the user base is too small to even bother with releasing a game on it in the first place.

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag confirmed

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When Ubisoft stated they were making a new Assassin’s Creed game for a 2014 release, many wondered how it would play out after the seemingly closed ending of Assassin’s Creed III. The company attempted to allay these concerns with the announcement that it would star a new protagonist. Now Ubisoft has confirmed that the newest addition to the franchise will be Black Flag.

Nintendo is on the warpath- No more online piracy

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Nintendo has sent a  letter to the U.S Trade Representative asking them to put pressure on Countries where Online Piracy is out of control. They are urging them to take action because of the mounting losses that are occurring because of rampant Piracy of their games.

GC’s worst and most disappointing games of 2012

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GC takes a look back over 2012 and sifts out the rotten and disappointing games to be brought to the front and made an example of. Let’s take a look at what we chose:

Black Friday 2012 console sales figures

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Black Friday as been and gone and traditionally it’s a time of year when can get amazing deals on absolutely everything and a pretty good time to pick up a console.

Accidental Wii U hacker unveils upcoming Wii U games

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The Wii U has only been out for a short time, but holes in the system have already been discovered. A gamer by the name of “Trike” was able to hack into the Wii U miiverse. Once there he found all sort of information.

Walmart releases 8 Wii U games 5 days early

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Have you always wanted to own games for a system almost a week before you could play them on the console they were developed for? You are in luck if you have! Because Walmart put out eight new Wii U games for purchase at midnight on the 13th of  November.

Tatsunoko VS Capcom is no more

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It was announced today that Capcom’s publishing deal with Tatsunoko Productions had expired. From today onward Capcom is unable to sell copies of the 2010 fighting game ‘Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars’ in stores and online.

First Confirmed Unreal Engine 4 licensee: Square Enix

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Today Epic Games announced an agreement with Square Enix, giving them access to UE4 for use in the development of “multiple games”. 

The Wii U’s GPU “confirmed” as a modified E6760

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Started on NeoGAF a few months ago, a rumor stating Wii U’s GPU was the E6760 was spread. A user claimed that AMD tech support had sent him a response that included the specification. Recently another GAF member tried the same trick with AMD and sure enough in their response an E6760 is mentioned:

Wii U to launch powerful assault on the world this Christmas

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Today Nintendo finally brought gamers what they have been looking for for almost two years now.   During their Conference in  New York, Nintendo announced everything we have been waiting to hear about since E3 earlier this year.

La-Mulana is finally coming to WiiWare in the West

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2D side-scrolling action has come to the Wii!

Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune have now been confirmed by ESRB to be upcoming Wii U games

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The Entertainment Software Ratings Board or ESRB has recently confirmed that Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune will soon be heading to the Wii U.

GamrCred: A new type of gaming community

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GamrCred is a place solely built for a gaming community. We were invited to the beta and came away a little impressed with what they are trying to achieve here. First let’s talk about what they hope to achieve.