End Of The Miiverse.

Nintendo are looking to put the final nail in the Wii U coffin with news that the console’s most unique feature, the Miiverse, is to be shut down this November 8th. 3DS owners will also be effected by the closure but somehow the news just seems a little more, painful, given how much disappointment WiiContinue reading “End Of The Miiverse.”


In a move that really shouldn’t come as much of a shock to anyone Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Wii U edition is no more. In a statement from creator Koji Igarashi the Switch was wholly blamed for the game’s cancellation and while Mr. Igarashi was apologetic for this, foreseeable turn of events, he wasContinue reading “Bloodless.”

Yooka-Laylee Avoiding U.

The Wii U’s days are numbered, you know it, I know it & it seems Playtonic Games know it as the Yooka-Laylee developers have confirmed that their highly anticipated platformer won’t be coming to the Wii U after all. Yes despite being funded via kickstarter specifically for the Wii U the Nintendo edition of Yooka-LayleeContinue reading “Yooka-Laylee Avoiding U.”

E3 2016.

When people choose the “winners “of E3 every year they do so on varied criteria, I personally judge it on one, which conference would convince me most to go out and spend my money on a new console. Now I already own a PC, PS4, XOne, Vita, 3DS and Wii U, not to mention aContinue reading “E3 2016.”

Curtain Falling On U?

Having shifted 12 odd million units since its launch in 2012, few would accuse the Wii U of having sold like hotcakes however even fewer would have predicted Nintendo would cease production of the console before it’s fifth birthday but reports emanating from Nikkei suggests that’s exactly what will happen by the year’s end. TheContinue reading “Curtain Falling On U?”

March Direct.

Things have been quiet on the Nintendo front of late however this week saw the return of the Direct event and with it at least a couple of interesting talking points. Without question though the biggest of these came in the from of Paper Mario Color Splash, the latest in the Paper Mario series andContinue reading “March Direct.”

Mighty Delay.

Since its inception back in 2013, Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 has faced a number of setbacks which have seen the game delayed more than once, and now yet again. Yes that’s right, the Mighty No. 9 has indeed slipped again, this time from February 9th to a far more vague spring 2016 release, theContinue reading “Mighty Delay.”

Gotta Face’em All.

Bandai Namco have unveiled three more combatants for their forthcoming Pokémon mash’em up Pokkén Tournament. The three critters in question; Mewtwo, Garchomp and Braixen brings Pokkén’s roster up to fifteen. Pokkén Tournament is currently playable across Japanese arcades and should be released on the Wii U this Spring.

No Replay.

Last week the internet went wild with claims, courtesy of a Microsoft Studio Twitter no less, that Rare Replay, the XBox One exclusive collection of RareWare classics like Perfect Dark and Banjo and Kazooie could make it’s way over to the Wii U if demand was high enough. This week however such hopes were dashedContinue reading “No Replay.”