Category: Wii U

Pure Chess puts other games in checkmate! Experience one of the oldest known boardgames on the advanced technology of today. With ultra-realistic and unparalleled beautiful visuals you can almost reach out and touch the pieces. Created under the watchful eye of a fully-fledged Grandmaster; Pure Chess allows players to experience the traditional game like never before, showcasing gorgeous environments and unbelievably stunning chess sets. Pure Chess is a game that can be played by everyone, at any age, but mastered by only a few.

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Back in 2001, Nintendo delivered the next generation of portable entertainment in the shape of Game Boy Advance, a 32-bit handheld console with an intuitive design and a host of memorable titles. To celebrate some of the classic gaming moments delivered by this handheld gem, Nintendo will begin releasing Game Boy Advance titles on Nintendo eShop for Wii U Virtual Console starting next week, allowing fans and newcomers alike to enjoy some of gaming’s greatest highlights on the living room TV or on their Wii U GamePad. In addition, Restore Points that save progress during gameplay and Miiverse connectivity both offer new features when enjoying these classic games.

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NAMCO BANDAI Games, one of the video game industry’s leading publishing and distribution companies, today proudly announced a one year extension of its distribution agreement with the global video game developer and publisher Codemasters. The agreement covers physical distribution of the entire Codemasters 2014 portfolio across Europe and North and South America, plus selected digital distribution channels.

 

Expanding on the partnership first established in 2010, the agreement will see NAMCO BANDAI Games distribute Codemasters games throughout Europe and the Americas and for the first time, the agreement includes digital distribution rights in those territories, with the exception of Steam and some additional e-tailers. The agreement encompasses all the major forthcoming games to be published by Codemasters through its Codemasters Racinglabel, including as yet unannounced titles.

 

“Our company is proud to extend its partnership with Codemasters to grow on the superb success we have already enjoyed together and continue to bring great games to gamers everywhere. We’re very excited about welcoming Codemasters’ 2014 products to our line-up and we look forward to many more excellent games to come,” said Alberto González Lorca, VP Third Parties, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe.

 

For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games and its entire line up, please visit the NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe official website at www.namcobandaigames.eu. For more details on Codemasters, visitwww.codemasters.com.

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With engines revving and gravity-defying courses awaiting, the Mushroom Kingdom’s finest racers are set to line up on the starting grid on 30th May 2014 when Mario Kart 8 launches on Wii U. But in the meantime, whether or not you know your Blooper from your Bullet Bill, Nintendo has today announced two options to get your karting skills up to speed in the form of the Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition software bundle and a Super Mario Kart promotion coming to Nintendo eShop for Wii U on 27th March 2014.

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This Thursday Nintendo are releasing a slew of new games onto both the Wii U and 3DS eShop. Darksiders 2, Knytt Underground and Castlevania Mirror Of Fate receive a price drop, SENRAN KAGURA Burst’s onto 3DS eShop and much more.  Read on for what to expect on the EU eShop update on Thursday 27th February.

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Transform the ordinary into the extraordinary and experience the ultimate LEGO building experience in the all new The LEGO Movie Videogame. Step into the world of Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average citizen who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. Players guide him as he is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.

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Have a hankering for fresh squid? Skip the sushi bar and pay a visit to the Nintendo eShop instead when SQUIDS Odyssey arrives on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS this spring. In this fanciful role-playing game from The Game Bakers, an insidious black ooze is seeping into the Squids’ lush underwater kingdom, turning ordinary crabs and shrimp into dangerous monsters. For the first time on consoles, join a brave shoal of Squid heroes on their quest to protect their homeland.

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From the creators of the critically acclaimed Cartoon Network hit series comes Young Justice: Legacy, a new generation of superheroes who are protégées of Batman, Superman and other great heroes. Young Justice: Legacy follows teenage protégées proving themselves as superheroes while dealing with normal adolescent issues in their personal lives.

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May the flock be with you! Activision  in conjunction with Rovio Entertainment. and Lucasfilm Ltd., today announced that the mobile gaming sensation, Angry Birds Star Wars, is expected to release on gaming console systems for the first time on 29th October, 2013. Complete with new levels, features and platform-unique design elements, these new editions will be available for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo’s Wii and Wii U systems and Nintendo 3DS  hand-held system.
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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes features an original story crossing the entire Marvel Universe. Players take control of Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Captain America, Wolverine and many more Marvel characters as they unite to stop Loki and a host of other Marvel villains from assembling a super-weapon capable of destroying the world. Players will chase down Cosmic Bricks as they travel across LEGO Manhattan and visit key locations from the Marvel Universe, such as Stark Tower, Asteroid M, a Hydra base and the X-Mansion.  Hit the jump for a glimpse at the box art.
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Life is like a hurricane, as Capcom today announced that DuckTales: Remastered will officially release from this August on all major platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC. Across Europe, the game will be available for digital download on August 13 for PC, August 14 on PSN, August 15 via the Nintendo eShop on Wii U, with an XBLA version launching September 11. DuckTales: Remastered is priced at €14.99.
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Activision Publishing, In association with Rovio Entertainment, today unveiled the latest details on the upcoming retail releases of Angry Birds Trilogy for Nintendo’s Wii U and Wii systems expected to be available this summer. These newest additions to the series will bring the tactile strategy and feathered fury of one of gaming’s most iconic franchises to Nintendo’s home console audience for the first time. The details are as follows:
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