Splatoon is Nintendo’s New Online Shooter for the Wii U

This is probably the biggest news out of E3 for Nintendo, whether you like it or not. I love it, so I think it is time we all get excited for Splatoon, which is Nintendo’s new IP. Yes, that is right. A whole new IP overseen by Shigeru Miyamoto himself, crafted by EAD. Splatoon is a online multiplayer shooter where players take control of squidgirls (it makes sense, keep following), and try t...

DOOM teaser trailer released for E3

Today Bethesda didn’t have any major reveal for E3, but they did take a page out of Square Enix’s book. I’m talking about announcing an announcement that will happen at a future event, but at least they are going a step beyond that by actually releasing a teaser trailer and letting us know what that announcement will be. They have revealed that they will be fully revealing the re...

Yoshi’s Woolly World Prepares for an Eggciting Launch in 2015

The folks at Good Feel love some yarn. After the successful Kirby’s Epic Yarn, Yoshi is next up to get a makeover from the developer, and after a good wait – Yoshi’s Woolly World looks quite amazing. This title will play a bit like Yoshi’s Island, but with yarn and cloth stitched into the environment, with an emphasis on exploration. We seen this title during last E3, but i...

Xenoblade Chronicles X gets 35 Minute gameplay video

At the Nintendo Treehouse event at E3 2014, Nintendo and Monolith Soft showcased roughly 35 minutes of gameplay for the show-stealing Xenoblade Chronicles X, the open world action JRPG exclusive to the Wii U. The gameplay video details the early stages of the story along with a great detail of the combat and exploration mechanics. The game also features detailed character customization. The story ...

Pac-Man joins the fight in Super Smash Bros, so does Mr Game and Watch

In some unprecedented news, Pac-Man has just been confirmed as a playable character in the upcoming and wildly anticipated Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. This would now mean that for the first time in video-gaming history, Mario, Sonic, Mega Man and Pac-Man will all be featured in the same game. The colossal announcement was made during the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS showing at Nint...

Sims 4 Release Date Revealed

Quick news out of E3 folks. For those of you who are eagerly awaiting the anticipation of EA‘s The Sims 4, well then time to get excited; we finally have a release date! The Sims 4 will be available on PC from September 4th! (or September 5th if you live in New Zealand). So that means you only have a little over 2 months to wait before you are creating houses, making Sims and playing god all...

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Revealed, Toad Becomes the Hero

Nintendo dropped a major announcement during their E3 2014 press conference, revealing a brand new title for the Wii U starring perennial side-kick’s side-kick Toad. The game is titled Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker and has everyone’s favourite mushroom head going on his own adventure for the first time ever. A trailer for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker has been revealed and can be see...

Devil’s Third Trailer Finally Released

No you didn’t hear me wrong, Nintendo‘s E3 press conference finally revealed some more information about a game that has been a long time coming: Devil’s Third. With conception reaching all the way back to 2008, Devil’s Third has seen a lot of hurdles before it found its new home on the Wii U. As in, THQ was the original publisher…yeah. But luckily for the game, and u...

Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors Trailer Revealed

Tecmo Koei and Nintendo’s upcoming collaboration effort Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors has gotten a brand new trailer following Nintendo’s E3 2014 press conference extravaganza. Hyrule Warriors is of course a Dynasty Warriors styled Legend of Zelda game which tasks players with taking on large hordes of enemies in epic hack and slash combat. The trailer features footage of Link, Zeld...

Palutena confirmed for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U

Along with the confirmation of the official release date for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, Nintendo revealed a brand new character for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. games. The new character is none other than Palutena of Kid Icarus fame. She was confirmed as playable during a video shown at Nintendo’s E3 2014 press conference. While there hasn’t been any further details on her, she was s...

Bayonetta 2 Set to Include Entire First Game as a Bonus

That’s right fellow Umbra supporters, at Nintendo‘s E3 press conference it was announced that the upcoming Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 will ship with a little bonus feature: a complete copy of Bayonetta…the first game, not the witch. Whilst obviously an awesome addition to the release for those who loved quad-wielding, Witch Timing and Durga slamming enemies sent from Heaven, the...

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS Release Date Confirmed

The official release date for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS has been revealed during Nintendo’s E3 2014 press conference. While it was originally said to be released at some point during Summer 2014,  the new release date is October 3rd, 2014. While Super Smash Bros. for 3DS now has a solid release date, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is still slated for a release in Winter 2014. The game has been ...

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