Wii U

Latest

PS4 still outselling Xbox One regardless of Microsoft price drop, but Nintendo is the winner in June

PS4 still outselling Xbox One regardless of Microsoft price drop, but Nintendo is the winner in June

By 18 July 2014

Microsoft is not having that good a time of late. Not only has it announced it needs to make 18,000 of its employees redundant globally and, in the process, shut down its Xbox Entertainment Studios and scrap plans for future video content, but it's... >>

Best games for 2014 and beyond: The 36 best PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U games

Best games for 2014 and beyond: The 36 best PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U games

By 23 June 2014

While last year's E3 videogames trade show mainly focused on the two new next-generation consoles, this year's event was the ultimate showcase for an amazing line-up of games. Most games publishers focused on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC next-generation titles,... >>

Super Smash Bros for Wii U preview: Want to fight as your Mii against Pac-Man? Now you can

Super Smash Bros for Wii U preview: Want to fight as your Mii against Pac-Man? Now you can

By 17 June 2014

There's a line in The Who's Won't Get Fooled Again that could apply to Super Smash Bros for the Wii U: "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss." Fans of the N64 original, plus Melee and Brawl, will find that they are on very familiar ground with the... >>

Splatoon preview: Going 4 v 4 in Nintendo's mad new multiplayer skirmish

Splatoon preview: Going 4 v 4 in Nintendo's mad new multiplayer skirmish

By 16 June 2014

You can trust Nintendo to pull some mad cap games out of the bag during E3 each more, perhaps more so than its major rivals. However, once we saw Sunset Overdrive on Xbox One we thought Insomniac and Microsoft had stolen the thunder on the bonkers front.... >>

Yoshi's Woolly World preview: The Wii U surprise hit of E3

Yoshi's Woolly World preview: The Wii U surprise hit of E3

By 16 June 2014

Much has been said and written about the struggles of Nintendo's Wii U console to sell in significant numbers, some, ourselves included, have even mulled over the possibility that the machine is in its death throes. Try telling that to Nintendo though,... >>

Mario Maker preview: Building our own Mario levels, every Nintendo fan's dream

Mario Maker preview: Building our own Mario levels, every Nintendo fan's dream

By 12 June 2014

One of the more quirky Wii U titles trailed during the E3 special edition of Nintendo Direct was Mario Maker. Not just a game, it allows you to build and then play your own Mario Bros levels and, presumably, then share them with a community of other gamers.... >>

Zelda Wii U gameplay unveiled, vast world and non-linear path promised - see the screens here

Zelda Wii U gameplay unveiled, vast world and non-linear path promised - see the screens here

By 10 June 2014

If Nintendo hadn't shown off Zelda for Wii U at this year's E3 expo in Los Angeles then not only would we have cried buckets, but it would have been the final nail in the coffin for Nintendo's console. But the Japanese company stepped up to the plate... >>

A week in reviews: 26 - 30 May

A week in reviews: 26 - 30 May

By 31 May 2014

With this year's E3 expo just around the corner, last year's big game announcements are beginning to trickle out as full releases. Watch Dogs is this summer's biggest anticipation, but is it really as good as we all hoped it would be? We bring our verdict.... >>

Wii U is dying, has Nintendo given up hope of saving console?

Wii U is dying, has Nintendo given up hope of saving console?

By 7 May 2014

The Wii U is on its last legs, according to Nintendo's FY14 financial results posted today. Nintendo has posted massive losses, which it blames on the console, but it is the company's forecast for next year that puts the nail in the coffin of its "next-generation"... >>

Watch Dogs listed for Wii U release in autumn, there’s life in the old dog yet

Watch Dogs listed for Wii U release in autumn, there’s life in the old dog yet

By 14 April 2014

It hasn't been fashionable to bash the Nintendo Wii U for a while now. In fact, the console has courted a lot of praise over the last few months, thanks to hits like Super Mario 3D World, Donky Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and the forthcoming Mario Kart... >>