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Wii games will begin surfacing on the Wii U eShop, Nintendo announced during its Nintendo Direct livestream this morning. Starting today, players will be able to download Super Mario Galaxy 2, followed by Punch Out on January 22, then the Metroid Prime Trilogy on January 29. The games will be half...

January 14th 2015 at 9:18am 0 Comments
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Capcom kicked off a sale on games in its Mega Man series through the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShops today. The sale coincides with the 27th anniversary of the iconic blue hero as well as the debut of another game on Nintendo's Virtual Console: Mega Man Zero. The Game Boy Advance classic is now avail...

December 17th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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As announced in late October, digital pre-loading on Wii U will start with the home console version of Super Smash Bros. Nintendo recently elaborated on how the pre-loading service will work for the upcoming fighting game. Starting on Tuesday, November 18, Nintendo will send a download code to thos...

November 13th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Following a trailer for the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. that showed the infamous chuckling dog from Duck Hunt in action (seen above), today's Nintendo Direct livestream revealed that the classic lightgun game is also on the way to the Wii U Virtual Console. Given that it made its debut in 1...

November 5th 2014 at 5:44pm 0 Comments
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Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones will launch October 23 on the Wii U eShop, Curve Studios confirmed with Joystiq today. The game was announced as a Wii U exclusive in May and carries on the sneaky puzzle-platforming gameplay style set by the first game.The series began with the free PC game Stealth...

September 9th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Swords and Soldiers HD, Two Tribes' hi-res port of Awesomenauts developer Ronimo Games' first game, will launch on the Wii U eShop next Thursday, May 22. The game will arrive simultaneously in North America and Europe, and will cost $2.99 (2.99 euros). Two Tribes announced the HD port in March, ye...

May 13th 2014 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Swords and Soldiers, the tower defense game that first appeared on WiiWare in June 2009, will now see a release on the Wii U eShop in April. While the first game was created by Awesomenauts developer Ronimo Games, fellow Dutch studio and Toki Tori developer Two Tribes teamed up with Ronimo to upgra...

March 27th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Club Nintendo is offering new rewards for loyal customers, namely the sort of rewards you put other items in. Those with 700 free coins can pick up a green Mario-themed accessory basket that measures just under a foot wide. Don't be fooled by the name, as Nintendo can't stop the rebels among us f...

March 11th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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After nearly a year's absence, Nordic Games brought Darksiders 2 back to the European Wii U eShop. The game was removed from the eShop at the end of March 2013 following the back catalog auction of THQ's properties, the result of the publisher's closure. Nordic Games spent $4.9 million to acquire...

February 27th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo brought forth three games to the 3DS and Wii U eShops today. This week's selections are highlighted by The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, which is now available on the Wii U Virtual Console for $7.99. The 3DS side of the eShop sees the release of Selectsoft's strategic puzzler Castle...

January 30th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Two Tribes is aiming to launch Rush on the Wii U eShop by December 12. The news comes from a tweet explaining the developer needs only submit certain pieces of content on time to meet the date. Rush is a 3D puzzle game, available currently on the PC, where players must guide colored cubes to thei...

November 25th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Renegade Kid's Jools Watsham has announced that Mutant Mudds Deluxe will launch on Wii U as a $10 download on the eShop next week, on Thursday, June 13. Mutant Mudds Deluxe is an improved version of Renegade Kid's original 3DS platformer, which has since been ported to Windows and iOS. Mutant Mudd...

June 4th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments