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Kirby And The Rainbow Curse Multiplayer Puts One In Charge Of Drawing Platforms
on November 05, 2014 at 04:28 PM
Nintendo revealed some new details about the clay-coated Kirby coming soon to Wii U. A newly announced multiplayer mode adds the ability for one player to draw lines/platforms on the GamePad, while other players play a traditional multiplayer Kirby platformer. The drawing player is basically in charge...
Formerly Microsoft Exclusive World Of Keflings Coming To Wii U Next Month
on October 22, 2014 at 08:37 PM
World of Keflings from developer Ninja Bee is stepping away from its Microsoft exclusivity and onto Wii U next month. The Wii U version of the game will be available on November 13 for $9.99. On Xbox 360 and PC, players used their Xbox Live avatars in the game world. As the image above indicates, players...
Don’t Expect Dual Wii U Gamepad Support Anytime Soon
on June 19, 2014 at 07:45 PM
Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto says that support for two Wii U gamepads is possible, but not a current priority for the company. In an interview with IGN , Miyamoto said, "Certainly as we've been working on Wii U, I think we're at a point where we don't feel it's realistic to...
Nintendo Speeding Up Wii U Start-Up For Faster Off-Screen Play
on January 29, 2014 at 09:18 PM
Nintendo wants to speed up players' ability to play the Wii U without using the TV, and an update planned for this Summer should help. In Nintendo's third quarter briefing results , it points out that the Wii U GamePad has an at least 20-second start-up time, severely hampering the pick-up-and...
Wii U GamePad Life Extending High-Capacity Battery Now Available From Nintendo
on December 21, 2013 at 05:44 PM
One of the complaints often levied against the Wii U, is the disappointing battery life of its GamePad. Nintendo is now offering a new longer-lasting, high-capacity battery to replace the old one. The battery is available on Nintendo's online store for $32. It's not an accessory add-on for the...
The Legend Of Zelda Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console
on August 31, 2013 at 10:41 AM
The original Legend of Zelda, the one that started all of Link's assorted adventures, is available now on the Wii U's Virtual Console. The game is $4.99 to download, unless you own the Wii Virtual Console version of the game, in which case it will cost you a dollar to upgrade. As is the case...
Resident Evil: Revelations Will Allow Off-Screen Play
on March 17, 2013 at 07:23 PM
Resident Evil: Revelations producer Tsukasa Takenaka has confirmed that the Wii U version will allow players to play the game entirely on the GamePad screen. In an interview with Official Nintendo Magazine , Takenaka confirmed that the game would allow off-screen play ironically (and jokingly) so that...
ZombiU Wii U Bundle Headed To U.S. And Canada
on February 08, 2013 at 09:30 AM
The Wii U is getting a different bundle choice for those uninterested in Nintendo Land (but you still get a copy of Nintendo Land). The ZombiU Deluxe set will be be available in North America on February 17 for $389.99. It's the deluxe version of the Wii U, so it's black and comes with all the...
Wii U Launch Games
on September 26, 2012 at 07:50 AM
Nintendo's Wii U hits shelves on November 18, and has an impressive launch lineup in tow. Nintendo today announced that 23 different games will be available on day one, including Super Mario Bros. U, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and Assassin's Creed III. Nintendo also lists Pikmin 3, Rayman Legends...
New Type Of Force Feedback Prototyped By Academics
on March 05, 2012 at 05:32 PM
Engineers at the University of Utah have prototyped and demonstrated a new haptic (touch) feedback system intended for use on gamepads. The "skin-stretch" technology is hoped to be ready for consumer mass production in time for the next wave of consoles. Associate professor of mechanical engineering...
Blizzard: Diablo "Feels Even Better" With Gamepad Control
on September 22, 2011 at 03:01 PM
Diablo 3 game director Jay Wilson told PC Gamer that the team's early experiments with a 360-like controller yielded promising results. Blizzard has yet to announce an official Diablo release on consoles, but we know the company has been staffing up to investigate the possibility, and the evidence...
Game Controller Evolution At A Glance
on September 07, 2011 at 04:33 PM
Over the years, controllers have refined the number and location of joysticks and buttons. From the sparse beginnings to the glut of controllers in the early '90s, this image shows how your gamepads have influenced each other. The chart below (found on Reddit ) covers the obvious controllers like...
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