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Nintendo lose claim over WiiU.com domain name

Nintendo have been dealt a blow, losing a court claim involving the World Intellectual Property Organisation, after an attempt to take control of the already registered domain name WiiU.com. The original owner registered the domain name way back in 2004, well before Nintendo’s original Wii console was even released upon the market. The site was also briefly listed for sale, but quickly removed onc...

Saints Row IV Refused Classification in Australia

While many gamers rejoiced when an R+ rating was introduced into the Australian Gaming market, there were also many who saw it for the facade that it was, realising that very little had actually changed. Those gamers who whole heartedly supported the decision were blinded by bloodlust, certain they would never miss out again on the sexual deviance and gratuitous violence that fellow gamers in many...

New Super Luigi U released on Nintendo eShop, standalone version coming soon

The celebrations continue for Luigi in his 30th Anniversary year, with the release of the highly anticipated New Super Luigi U, an exciting new add-on content pack for New Super Mario Bros U. The game will retain the same level structure as the original Wii U title, with the 80+ levels receiving a massive makeover to welcome Luigi and his friends. With Mario on a break, Luigi is firmly in the spot...

Nintendo Wii U Web Framework draws in 1000+ developers

Two months ago at the Games Developers Conference, Nintendo announced the Nintendo Web Framework for the Wii U, supporting application development on the console through the use of HTML5, JavaScript and CSS. Alongside this announcement also came news that the Wii U will support Unity, an integrated development environment with a sole focus on games, used by over 1.2 million developers worldwide. T...

Skylanders Swap Force new characters and screenshots announced

The Skylanders have made an appearance at E3 2013, with some important announcements regarding Skylanders Swap Force, the next highly anticipated installment in the Skylanders franchise. Earlier in the week, Activision confirmed a release date of October, and have followed up at E3 with some new screenshots and gameplay information. Skylanders Swap Force adds a new dimension of customization to th...

Skylanders Swap Force coming October 13th

The Skylanders phenomena are set to continue, as Activision has announced a release date of October 13th for the latest installment in the series, Skylanders Swap Force. The Skylanders franchise has enjoyed massive success on all platforms, giving players the unique ability to bring their beloved collectible figurines to life within the game. Skylanders Swap Force will feature 32 new characters, w...

Shadow Of The Eternals Kickstarter campaign put on hold

While the Kickstarter campaign for the successor to Eternal Darkness is soon to vanish, those eagerly awaiting the game, entitled Shadow of the Eternals have nothing to fear. Despite a very slow uptake in financial backing, the games developer, Precursor, have announced some “exciting new developments”, that require the campaign to be scratched and rebuilt with these new ideas in mind. Precursor e...

Nintendo 3DS hacked by Gateway

Some nightmarish news for Nintendo and the industry in general, as a team going by the name Gateway have announced successful hacking of the Nintendo 3DS. Gateway have produced a video showcasing their latest creation booting 3 bootleg ROMS, including Luigis mansion, claiming it to be the world’s first 3DS flashcart, with seemingly no other legitimate use than to download and play illegally obtain...

New Wii U Gamepad battery only for Japanese market

All gamers have been through the frustration of running out of battery power mid-game, generally occurring at the most important and hardest part of a level, furthest from any known save and checkpoints. Nintendo’s Wii U Controller Pad is no exception, being heavily criticized for its feeble average charge time of 4 hours. Luckily, Nintendo of Japan has announced a new battery pack, 2550mAh in pow...

Microsoft looking to implement TV achievements

With the announcement of the Xbox One, much news has been circulating regarding the new console, including much hype surrounding a patent Microsoft filed last November. The patent outlined an achievement system very much like that which already exists on the 360, except this time, incorporating various achievements for simply watching TV. Users could be rewarded for anything from watching a major ...

Help Wario achieve his dream with Crowdfarter

The team over at WarioWare Inc., alongside their self-professed fearless leader Wario, has been hard at work on his new Wii U game, titled Game and Wario. To assist Wario fulfill his dream of releasing his new game by June 23rd, he has turned to the public for help, reaching out to them through social media, and more specifically his newly created crowdsourcing website, Crowdfarter.com. Through Cr...

EA Keeping its Distance from Wii U

With so little in the way of new game announcements for the Nintendo Wii U, it is even more disappointing for owners and fans of the console to hear that EA has seemingly dropped support for the console with no games currently in development. While the company hasn’t ruled out developing titles in the future, for now this would spell the end of sports games as we know it on Nintendo home con...

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