Category Archives: Wii U Previews

Splatoon Hands On Impressions

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Splatoon was my biggest surprise from the Nintendo Post E3 Event, it managed to amaze me like no other game did. The shooter looks like a kiddy paintball game designed with little depth and complexity. But looks can be deceiving.

Yoshi’s Woolly World Hands on Impressions

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After the unimaginative slugfest that was Yoshi’s New Island, I was eagerly awaiting something new and fresh for the next Yoshi game. Woolly World came completely out of left field in Nintendo’s conference, and I wasn’t too enthralled. But the hands on demo changed my opinion completely as it has the potential to become the best family friendly co op game for the Wii U.

Hyrule Warriors Hands On Impressions

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Looking at Hyrule Warriors from a distance makes it appear to be another typical Dynasty Warriors clone, even brandishing “Warriors” in its name to emphasis that it’s a shameless skin. But looking a little closer reveals that Hyrule Warriors is a little different.It takes the fundamental ideas from the DW series (I.E killing hoards of mindless enemies to build up special moves that clear the screen) and builds upon them by adding elements from the Zelda franchise.

One Piece Unlimited World Red Review

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Written by Milo Fisher

One Piece has been going for over 15 years now, and yet has never managed to find a video game genre that fit it. The series would often borrow from other franchises for its video game adaptations (see One Piece Pirate Warriors 2) but would never dare to be original. One Piece Unlimited World Red takes a bold step for the franchise by being the first original title to grace a home system, and it does so wonderfully.

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.

Joonas Laakso interview: Next Car Game – ‘We’ve gone to town on deformation of the cars to deliver the best hits in gaming’

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We talk to Joonas Laakso, Producer at Bugbear Entertainment, who is a man on a mission. Not only has he strong ideas on how he wants Next Car Game to be, he’s willing to remain defiant against publishers in order to achieve his goal.

Batman: Arkham Origins teaser trailer

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Fans have been clamoring for footage of the newest Batman game, Arkham Origins for months. The waiting is finally over and we have our first look at the newest trailer. Batman takes on the iconic assassin, Deathstroke.

Injustice: Gods Among Us preview

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What happens when the incorruptible become corrupted? What happens when those who vow to protect, become those who seek to rule? What happens when mortal men are thrust into the realm of gods? What happens is the creation of Injustice: Gods Among Us.

Injustice: Gods Among Us character breakdown

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With Injustice: Gods Among Us out in less than 2 weeks, all of the playable characters have been announced. Being unprepared is a good way to end up with you being crushed under someone’s boot, so forewarned is forearmed. Here, we break down each character’s special trait and super move.

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.

Gioteck GC-2 wireless controller preview

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The GC-2 controller is Gioteck’s latest controller for the PS3 and Wii U which Gioteck claims is made for gamers by gamers. Not only is this controller heavily modelled on the Xbox 360 controller, its main aim is to give you superior control and comfort while playing first person shooters.

Aliens: Colonial Marines Preview

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“I’ve been stealing from Aliens my whole career” has been Gearbox’s President Randy Pitchfords favoured phrase since the Aliens: Colonial Marines was announced back in February 2008.