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Nintendo keen to make Wii U “The Console That Every Developer Wants To Publish On”

Tuesday, 8 October 2013 11:09 GMT By Dave Cook

Wii U is still getting some high-profile third-party titles, but there’s still a notable absence of a few high-rollers. Still, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of sales & marketing Scott Moffitt has underlined the company’s “strong” relationship with third-parties, and hopes to make the format more attractive to developers moving forward.

Speaking with Forbes, Moffitt explained, “We have strong relationships with third parties and have a strong lineup of upcoming games from key partners such as Ubisoft, Disney, SEGA and Warner Bros., among others.

“We realize that we need to continue to build the installed base to demonstrate that making games for Wii U is a good investment. We’re confident that we have the games necessary—both first- and third-party—to have a strong holiday season and expand the audience for Wii U.

“We don’t see this as an either-or proposition. Nintendo is in the unique position of being both a hardware manufacturer as well as a software producer. We want Wii U to be the console that every developer wants to publish on. A key way to make that happen is to grow the installed base of Wii U owners, and we know that current Wii U owners are very happy with their purchases.

“Our great lineup in the second half of the year will create more buyers, and beyond that third-party support is important to attract as diverse an audience as possible. (Second-half 2013 is) just the start of a steady flow of great games coming to Wii U, with lots more to come in 2014.”

We are going to see a strong selection of new, exclusive titles coming to Wii U from now and into 2014, such as Sonic: Lost World, Super Mario 3D World, Bayonetta 2, Mario Kart 8, and more.

Do you feel it’s enough to get other developers off the sidelines and into Nintendo’s arms once more? Let us know below.

Via Nintendo Life.

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26 Comments

  1. Tearsir

    So cute… XD

    #1 2 years ago
  2. VibraniumSpork

    I’m not a Nintendo hater, but surely this is too little too late?

    By the end of the year the Wii U will have disappeared from the PS4 and XB1′s rear view mirror altogether. They needed to plant their flag firmly in the sand before everyone’s money got flung at next-gen.

    How can they hope to raise their profile with these two huge console launches gobbling up the Chrimbo-spending market and adspace?

    #2 2 years ago
  3. YoungZer0

    This is getting fucking ridiculous now. The ship is already sinking and only now they are talking about the iceberg?

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Dragon

    ^Yup. Exactly.
    Typical Ninty though. Their current management is just incompetent to manage Wii U.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. pcbros

    They will most likely pick up some more users this holiday season but not enough. If they want drastic change, they need drastic action. Right now their boat is filling up with water and they just grabbed a small cup and are trying to rid of it.

    If Sony/Microsoft drop the prices of their respective current consoles right after their new consoles launch (before December), Wii U will be in more trouble. There is still a market for a less expensive and less powerfull console. Not everyone is going to shell out $400-500 for a game console. Nintendo just needs to take advantage of it.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. orakaa

    @3: +1

    The worst thing is that even now they are not going to do anything to effectively get third party publishers on board. Whatever they do, no one will come back.

    To me the best Nintendo console was the SNES, where they had both their first party titles but also the support of all the rest of the industry. Since then, they have only isolated themselves with N64, Wii and now WiiU (Gamecube had a little bit more support, but not that much).
    They probably thought that with the Wii being a huge success and making a profit without any need of third party developers, that it would be the same for WiiU and that people would blindly buy it. And it wasn’t the case.

    They don’t even have decent first party support. Damn, their “main” Christmas releases are a new Super Mario game and a quick remake (made in 6 months) of a 10 years old Zelda game? Nothing else?
    Their console have been released a year ago and they still don’t have real system sellers…

    #6 2 years ago
  7. OmegaSlayer

    That’s why people was so pissed about Bayonetta2 being on WiiU.
    Because lots of people saw where WiiU was going.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. monkeygourmet

    @7

    Sour grapes much?!

    #8 2 years ago
  9. pcbros

    @6 – SNES was a special console…

    The N64 marked the first time Nintendo decided to be different. I just wonder if they went that route with the Wii/ Wii U because they don’t have the power to keep up with Microsoft and Sony. Their network alone is inferior to the competition.

    But I agree, trying to survive on first-party titles alone is difficult.

    I just think they priced themselves way too high. Also, the GamePad the reason for this high price tag has yet to be proven as a must-have item.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. mistermogul

    @6 – “They probably thought that with the Wii being a huge success and making a profit without any need of third party developers, that it would be the same for WiiU and that people would blindly buy it.”

    +1

    I totally agree and that’s also why they stuck with the shite name ‘Wii U’ as they thought it would resonate with all the Wii owners which hasn’t happened either. In fact I think the name has hindered them due to people thinking it’s the same damn console…

    I freakin love Nintendo games but their business decisions leave a lot to be desired…

    #10 2 years ago
  11. monkeygourmet

    @9

    RE ‘The pad’ – Miiverse wouldn’t work without it, I think it’s a great feature but you can’t really demo it in a shop.

    I think Nintendo need to do a massive advert directly focussing on Miiverse, Art Academy and other Miiverse type features / sharing tools etc…

    #11 2 years ago
  12. orakaa

    @9: technically speaking, they ended up being different (from Sega Saturn and Playstation 1), only because they were trying to do the same as before (keeping cartridges instead of CD-ROM). They refused to innovate at that time.

    The Wii was basically a Gamecube with different controls and a new marketing approach. Due to Gamecube overall sales, I can understand they tried to spend less money on hardware for the Wii, but with the amount of money they gained with Wii sales, they had the possibility (money) to do something different or to compete directly with PS4/Xbox One (instead of releasing the equivalent of PS3/360 with a gimmick sort of tablet that still need to show some usefulness).

    It was a choice. And I think it was also a choice for N64, as well as Wii and WiiU to be different, for the sake of being different. It paid for Wii, but not really for the rest (they remained “outsiders” with N64, Gamecube and now WiiU, compared to their respective opponents).
    Nintendo as a company is stubborn and doesn’t listen, and that’s too bad, cause people love some of their games, but might not be ready to buy a console only for 3 to 5 games (my case).

    #12 2 years ago
  13. The_Red

    Nintendo needs to fire EVERY SINGLE person involved with Wii U asap. After that, they can either:
    A. Focus solely on handhelds.
    or
    B. Hire new people that have never, EVER been associated with Wii U to work on a new console.

    That’s it. Wii U is not a sinking ship. It’s a ship that sunk last year, reach the bottom of ocean, found alien life forms from Abyss and then sunk into that abyss.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. Dave Cook

    @13 What did the tea-boy do? :O

    #14 2 years ago
  15. polygem

    i don´t know. i wouldn´t count the wiiu out just yet. not at all. i think it could indeed -still- u turn.
    i personally love the system. the pad is something i don´t want to miss. it actually feels strange to me that the one and ps4 wont have a dedicated pad. it´s awesome. i played wwhd just yesterday on the pad while my girlfriend worked on the computer and needed the screen. this stuff is brilliant. miiverse is great too. the wiiu software is coming now. all they need is a pricedrop and then attack with their first party heavy hitters and indy support. make unified accounts, bring miiverse to the 3ds, crossbuy needs to become a ninty reality. if the install base is there the cashcock sucking lazy third partys will jump in as well (i don´t miss them for the most part though). i am not painting things as black as many of you guys here. i certainly can´t understand why you guys aren´t buying into wiiu though. it´s a fantastic console. what do you want a ps4 or x1 for just yet? the launch line up is so damn lazy, nothing interesting yet imho.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. VibraniumSpork

    @15 “What do you want a ps4 or x1 for just yet? the launch line up is so damn lazy, nothing interesting yet imho.”

    Fiar enough, but neither carries the feintist whiff of a system that’ll become obsolete or fail to be supported by third party developers over the next few years. The WiiU – unexpectedly – does have that air about it. I’d like to buy one (what I’ve played on it so far was good!) but I’d be worried that I’d not find much to play on it a few months down the line I guess; the £200+ price tag just represents too high a risk for me at the moment.

    So, like you say, a price drop would be welcome. But it’d have to be hefty. Like, a 32GB version for between £100-£150. Ninty’d make a loss, but aren’t they the one company cash-rich enough to afford to?

    #16 2 years ago
  17. orakaa

    @15: the problem is that the WiiU is headed the same way as N64 and Wii, meaning that there will be very little to no third party support.

    Regarding PS4 and Xbox One, their launch line up are bad (which is why I won’t get a PS4 at launch) but their future is promising and titles will come. I’ve bought every Nintendo console so far (except 3DS and WiiU). On N64, Gamecube and Wii I barely bought more than 5 games for each console.
    I have no interest in the WiiU currently. The only title that has my interest is the Monolith Software title (X”).

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Cobra951

    It’s not headed the same way as the N64 or the Wii. Those consoles had their time in the sun. The WiiU won’t get even that. It’s going to fail before it goes anywhere. What a disappointment. I am such a longtime Nintendo fan too. This story’s kind of delusional talk is heartbreaking, like a terminally ill child talking about next Christmas.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. jakrabbit

    I owned a Wii U and would say to anyone willing to buy one, to stay away from it. Why I say that is Nintendo as a company need new management that aren’t a bunch of ninty fan boys that can make sound business decisions, which I believe will happen with the failure of the Wii U.
    To me mobile gaming is the future I know most will disagree but all it would take is for apple to come out with an “iGame” device (I know it’s a lame name) that has physical controls and that can stream to a TV so you can play on a big screen if you want.
    I just wish this is what Nintendo came up with instead of the Wii U.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. DrDamn

    I think they’ve made a huge mess of this first year of release. It was a big opportunity for them and they haven’t exploited it at all well.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. polygem

    @16:
    yes, the price must go down. i really believe the wiiu will sell better soon anyway though. there are some great games in the pipeline.
    i for one really enjoy playing snes games on the pad too, the virtual console combined with the pad is a huge thing for me. i hope they will push this even more. there are so many snes games i would buy in a heartbeat. i´d also love to see some gamecube games on vc. well, even ds/3ds games could be played via pad/TV, it´s the same setup. there´s definitely potential to make the wiiu more awesome and i hope nintendo will take advantage of that. the right time will be now, as the competition releases their next machines. i am also a fan of the windwaker remake, i think it´s fantastic and a smart thing to do. i personally really didn´t care about the price eventhough i played the game twice already and i´m almost finished with the hd version now this time because i know exactly what to do :) it´s still fun and it looks even more gorgeous, i´d buy a mario sunshine hd (PLEASE!!!), eternal darkness hd instantly -full price.
    they definitely have a huge backlog worth rebuying. no shame to pull this card imo. a friend of mine just bought a wiiu, he never played ww and he likes it a lot. i think that´s a good thing, nothing to bitch and moan about. many people missed out on these games, if it´s cheap and easy to port them over, fine, they´re totally worth playing. the more people who can enjoy them the better. noone forces anyone into rebuying these games again. combined with the upcoming first party games, the indies AND a pricedrop, everything could u-turn over night.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Ireland Michael

    Unless something changes really quickly, I’m afraid the Wii U is going to end up being the next Dreamcast.

    Countless potential. Not enough support.

    It won’t kill Nintendo, but it will definitely put a dent in the works. They can’t afford to survive off nostalgia anymore. It isn’t working,

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Legendaryboss

    @Polygem is back! woo, woo!

    My comment: oh please, like said the time for that has sailed.
    http://25.media.tumblr.com/9584a84271e3efd40107789f7c1dba5d/tumblr_mtn9j9Pgab1si10qqo1_500.gif

    In 2014 theres barely a number third party titles from a major publisher on Wii U compared to PS4/One hell even PS3/360.

    Too little, too late.

    For the people who say Nintendo don’t need third parties, well…
    http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m6b27oUgm31rys4czo1_500.gif

    #23 2 years ago
  24. polygem

    @LB: hehe…just a little relapse, suffered from the vg247 itch, will crawl back into the shadows soon.

    http://gph.is/XL5Vdg

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Legendaryboss

    Creepy gif.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. pcbros

    Poor third-party support due to poor installed base, poor installed base due to poor third-party support, lack of Nintendo games and high price.

    They can’t fix the third-party support, they are trying hard to release Nintendo games, so the only other thing left is pricing. If Nintendo does not move a lot of Wii U’s this holiday considering a new Mario game will be released and people are usually in a buying mood… then they have to do another price cut or package more digital games (maybe included a digital release of Super Mario World 3D w/ $50 Virtual Console code).

    They are in a wierd position competing with the XB1 and PS4… but technically competiting with the XB360 and PS3 as well.

    @11 – “‘The pad’ – Miiverse wouldn’t work without it, I think it’s a great feature but you can’t really demo it in a shop.”

    But couldn’t they just have people use their mobile devices like Microsoft is doing?

    @12 – That’s what I meant to say, the competition was going with the CD and Nintendo was going a different route by sticking to cartridges.

    #26 2 years ago

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  • Steam roguelike sale is live, offers deep discounts on a stellar collection of titles

    If you’re into challenging, procedurally-generated, and infinitely-replayable games, Steam’s current sale will hook you up. Steam is hosting a sale on roguelike games. Plenty of titles in the genre are on sale for upwards of 75% off. Highlights include Risk of Rain at 75% off, Don’t Starve at 66% off, Spelunky at 75% off, FTL: […]

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 finally gets online co-op in Raid Mode on Xbox One

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has been patched to support online play in Raid Mode on Xbox One. The Xbox One version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 lacked online support in Raid Mode for a long time. Until today. A new patch has been released to bring that version in line with the rest of them. […]

  • A section in Killing Floor 2′s EULA about cyberbullying is riling up some fans

    Killing Floor 2 has recently got into a bit of trouble with some fans due to a clause in its EULA that gives the developer the right to revoke a user’s license without prior notice. The Killing Floor 2 EULA – just like many others found in modern games, has a section dedicated to cheating […]

  • World of Tanks: 2,000 free tanks and in-game cash to giveaway

    To celebrate the World of Tanks grand finals this weekend we’ve got some great freebies to give away to new players. We have 2,000 PC invite codes to giveaway, with each one offering new accounts a T2 Light Tank, 100 Gold and 1 Days Premium worth around €8.00. All you need to do is enter […]

  • Marvel announces partnership with Telltale, first game due in 2017

    Marvel and Telltale have entered into a partnership that will allow the developer to work on a new game series, due in 2017. Telltale has announced that it has partnered with Marvel Games, Marvel Entertainment’s video games division, for the development of a new game series. No indication was given as to what the new […]

  • Destiny: Bungie is not saying no to a player trading system

    Bungie has not completely ruled out the idea of bringing a trading system to Destiny. Destiny does not offer any way for players to trade items amongst themselves. But ever since the game’s release, players have never stopped asking Bungie to add one in. While the developer does not have a satisfying answer, it’s still […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for April 24, 25 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    The weekend Exotics market run by Xur: Agent of the Nine is now open for business. Destiny’s bizarre vendor, Xur, has arrived at the Tower. Xur is your man if you’re looking for Exotic armour or weapons. Not only that, but he will also let you exchange your old Exotic gear for new, upgraded versions. […]

  • Warcraft movie delayed yet again

    The Warcraft movie will no longer hit theatres in March 2016. The release date of the Warcraft movie has been pushed back by three months. The movie was expected in March 2016, but Legendary Pictures announced yesterday that it is now due on June 10, 2016. No reason was given for the delay. This is […]

  • Destiny: Iron Banner returns on April 28

    Destiny’s Iron Banner PvP event will return this Tuesday. Bungie has announced that the Iron Banner, it’s once-every-few-weeks PvP event, will make a return with next week’s weekly reset. It was initially due this week, but because of the recent Crucible changes that were implemented with patch 1.1.2, Bungie wanted to wait and see. That […]

  • Deus Ex devs take the piss out of Black Ops 3

    Deus Ex developers have been having a bit of a laugh at the expense of Call of Duty’s official Twitter account. You would be forgiven to think that yesterday’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 ‘Ember’ teaser was part of an ad campaign for a Deus Ex game, with all the biohacking, wearable tech, augmentation, […]

  • Bungie weekly update: Commendations begone

    Destiny’s weekly update is here to determine the fate of all those Commendations you’ve been earning in the past few months. Bungie started off this week’s update with a recap of the details revealed during the recent livestream. There wasn’t really anything on this front that they haven’t talked about already. With the exception of […]

  • This GTA 5 trainer lets you play as almost anything and it’s the best thing ever

    Want to play GTA 5 as a monkey, a cat, a fish, a deer or some other non-human thing that we eat or keep as a pet? ScriptHook has you covered. Not only can you play as critters, it change other game values, according to an explanation from PC Gamer. These values include making changes […]

  • EA Sports moves Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR release date to July

    EA Sports has announced Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR will be released in July. Originally announced for June, the golf game will now release the same week as the Open Championship at St. Andrews, on July 14. EA also provided some more color on gameplay features such as the ability to customize the game by borrowing […]

  • Jason Voorhees joins Mortal Kombat X in May, Kombat Pack owners get first dibs

    Jason Voorhees will arrive for Mortal Kombat X players in May, NetherRealm Studios announced today during the latest Kombat Kast. Jason will be shown for the first time on Monday, May 4 during a special Kombat Kast. According to EventHub which watched the livestream, the developer will also show off the character’s move and Variations. […]

  • The Witcher 3: Nvidia heads to Poland for a behind-the-scenes look – video

    A video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been released, taking you behind-the-scenes with CD Projekt RED. Nvidia’s GeForce crew went to the firm’s studio in Poland to talk with the game’s executive producer John Mamais, who provides a look at the PC version of the upcoming RPG. CD Projekt, according to the video […]

  • Microsoft notes decline in Xbox unit sales for Q3 FY15 to 1.6 million

    Microsoft reported its Q3 FY15 earnings today, citing growth in Xbox Live usage as one of the contributing factors to the firm’s reported revenue. However, the firm noted a decline in units sales for its Xbox consoles during the quarter. Microsoft Q3 2014 (yoy comparison) Microsoft Q1 fiscal 2015 Microsoft Q2 fiscal 2015 The firm […]

  • Powerplay is a new feature included in the Elite: Dangerous May update

    The next update for Elite: Dangerous is coming next month and it includes a new feature called Powerplay. According to Frontier Developments, Powerplay allows players to participate in an ongoing battle that “enhances every aspect” of the game. Players can become allies with a number of galactic Powers and guide their strategy, pursue objectives in […]

  • Facebook says it’s “too early” to discuss large-scale shipments of Oculus Rift

    Facebook has said it is “too early” to discuss large-scale shipments of Oculus Rift as the VR headset is still in the development stages. Speaking during a call to investors, Facebook CFO David Wehner said the company had nothing to announce regarding the amount of stock it expected to ship. “We have not announced any […]

  • Battlefield Hardline’s first patch and rental server program hits next week

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch has a release date for both consoles and PC. PC & Console patch and RSP for Consoles coming April 28th. Fixes include TDM spawns and more: http://t.co/BZYJeomPlr pic.twitter.com/27TCiY8hmf — Battlefield (@Battlefield) April 23, 2015 The update will include fixes to Punkbuster, Nvidia DirectX drivers, TDM spawns, contains weapon balance tweaks and […]

  • Modders can now earn money through Steam Workshop starting today with Skyrim

    Valve has introduced a new functionality within Steam Workshop which will allow mod makers to earn money for their creations, starting with Skyrim. The update will allow content such as mods, items, or maps to be sold through Steam Workshop for titles which have the feature enabled. A new “streamlined process for listing” has been […]

  • Play Skyrim for free this weekend on Steam and take 75% off while you’re at it

    Skyrim is free this weekend on Steam providing wanna-be Dragonborns who have procrastinated on wetting their blades with Stormcloak blood the perfect opportunity to give the RPG a try. Head over to Steam and download the game and play for free until April 26 at 1am PDT. The game is also 75% off if you […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 “Ember” teaser video released ahead of full reveal

    Activision has released a Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 teaser video titled “Ember” and you can watch it right here. Here’s the video blurb: “In the next 50 years, technological advancements will lead us into a world where only those who risk going too far, will find out how far we can actually go.” […]

  • Dragon Age Keep update includes more customizability and control

    Bioware has updated Dragon Age Keep after listening to community feedback. The update includes more customization and control over heroes, world states, career and more. Players can now customize hero portraits or delete Dragon Age: Inquisition heroes from the Hero section. They can also remove playthrough states from the World State Manager and keep up […]

  • Here’s a look at some Conker community creations in Project Spark

    Conker’s Bug Reunion releases today, and below is a video showing some of the community creations you will be able to download using the creation pack. Project Spark is a free download on Xbox One and Windows 8.1, and you can download the Conker Creation Pack today. It contains 350 assets in order for users […]

  • Rainbow Six: Siege video shines spotlight on the British Counter Terrorist Unit

    Ubisoft has released a Rainbow Six: Siege video which gives you a look at the British Counter Terrorist Unit which features “the best of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.” The firm said that over the next few weeks it will introduce the public to each of the units in the game. Rainbow Six Siege […]

  • Mario Kart 8 DLC and Mewtwo for Super Smash Bros. headline eShop update in North America

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with an update and new DLC for Mario Kart 8 and the Mewtwo DLC for Super Smash Bros. Other highlights include Mario Kart DS on Wii U Virtual Console, the continuation of International StreetPass Week and more. Full update is below. Nintendo eShop Mario Kart […]

  • Square Enix host E3 2015 conference this year on June 16

    With Final Fantasy 15, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided on the horizon, it should come as no surprise to learn that Square Enix will be hosting a dedicated E3 2015 conference this year. The presentation will take place Tuesday, June 16 at 9am PDT/12pm EDT/5pm UK. It will be broadcast […]

  • Final Fantasy 4: The After Years 3D remake releasing on Steam next month

    Final Fantasy 4: The After Years has been given a makeover and will be released on Steam of PC next month. You can now pre-order it on Steam and take 10% off for the time being. The game will be released on the digital service May 12 and will include trading cards and achievements. Thanks, […]

  • This Project Cars video shows off the racer’s multiplayer

    Project Cars developer Slightly Mad has released a new video giving you a look at the game’s multiplayer. The game is out next month, and if you would like to refresh yourself on the tracks included,  give this a look. While you are clicking links, here’s the minimum and recommended PC specifications which dropped last […]

  • Looks like Logitech is getting out of OEM mouse production business [Clarification]

    Logitech will no longer produce “low-end” mice, citing a decline in PC accessories. This story has been updated to include a clarification. According to a Reuters report, per MCV, the firm will instead focus on video accessories and streaming music, as its wireless Bluetooth speakers are now its best-selling product rage. This will help offset […]

  • Win! We have 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys to give away

    Must have more MOBA? Win one of our 1,000 Heroes of the Storm beta keys and see if you’re more Blizzard than LoL. Can’t wait for June 2? Of course you can’t. We have 1,000 closed beta keys for Heroes of the Storm to give away this week, allowing you access before Blizzard’s MOBA goes […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X Nintendo Direct airs tomorrow, April 24

    A Nintendo Direct devoted entirely to Xenoblade Chronicles X will air this Friday, April 24. The video showcase will start at 11am PDT/2pm EDT/7pm UK. After the showcase, a new Nintendo Treehouse: Live presentation featuring the game will air. This is the second Xenoblace Chronicles X Nintendo Direct, but the first in English. The first […]

  • Blizzard will have 500 game stations set up at gamescom 2015

    Blizzard is heading to gamescom 2015 in August and it will have 500 game stations set up for attendees to get their hands on five of its titles. The developer will be set up in Hall 7 and those who stop by will be able to get hands-on with the latest content for Heroes of […]

  • PS4 price cut to £299 in UK

    Sony has dropped the price of the PS4 in the UK. For a limited time only, you can grab the console for £299.99 from Argos, Game, Tesco and Very. Go to Amazon.co.uk and you’ll get it for £289. You’ve only got until April 28, then it goes back up to £349. Go, go, go. For […]

  • Mad Max: first ever gameplay footage revealed

    Today, we get to finally take our first look at gameplay from Mad Max. Avalanche and Warner Bros. have shown off the first gameplay trailer for Mad Max today. The trailer below offers a look at melee combat, car combat, customisation and much more. Give it a watch below: There are a few new screenshots […]

  • Overlord: Fellowship of Evil has four-player co-op like we figured

    Codemasters has pulled the veil back on the next Overlord game, and its a four-player co-op game called Overlord: Fellowship of Evil. Rhianna Pratchett is back to write the story. The game may be co-op at its core, but it can still be played single-player. Each of the four playable character have strengths and weaknesses, […]

  • Update now available for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Pokemon X and Y

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire along with Pokemon X and Y are being updated by Nintendo to fix a few bugs and in-game text. There’s also the possibility of a few hacks and exploits being fixed. Per Nintendo Life (via Serebii), both patches are 250-270 blocks in size, and it’s a mandatory update which […]

  • Side-scrolling cover shooter Not a Hero gets a demo

    Not a Hero, the upcoming game from OlliOlli developer Roll7, has received a demo. The demo for Not a Hero was made available today on Steam. In the game, you play as Steve, the campaign manager for BunnyLord. A time-travelling rabbit who’s running for mayor of London. Think this is an absurd premise? This trailer […]

  • You have until April 30 to export your Green Day: Rock Band tracks to Rock Band 3

    Harmonix has announced that those looking to export their song collection from Green Day: Rock Band into Rock Band 3 can only do so until the end of the month. April 30 will be the cutoff date for anyone who wants to export tracks from Green Day: Rock Band into their Rock Band 3 library, […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight minimum, recommended, and ultra PC specs revealed

    Batman: Arkham Knight is looking like it’s going to be quite a taxing game. Nvidia has released a list of the minimum, recommended, and ultra PC requirements for Batman: Arkham Knight. Here’s the full thing: Minimum OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required) Processor: Intel Core i5-750, 2.67 GHz | AMD Phenom […]

  • Bloodborne patch 1.03 is live, reduces loading times, fixes suspend/resume bugs, more

    Patch 1.03 is now live for Bloodborne. The patch reduces loading times, adds item descriptions to loading screens, and fixes other various bugs. From Software has pushed update 1.03 live to all Bloodborne owners. As promised, it reduces loading times by approximately 5 to 15 seconds. Another new addition is showing item descriptions instead of […]

  • Battlefield 4: first look at Community Map in action

    Get your first look at the map designed by the community of Battlefield 4. Battlefield 4′s community-designed map is a reality. DICE has recently updated CTE to include an early version of the map. It’s not fully textured as Westie is about to show you, but the layout is nearly finalised. Westie goes over the […]

  • Microsoft apologises for uploading misleading Witcher 3: Wild Hunt footage

    Xbox’s YouTube channel uploaded a video of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt yesterday that was captured from the PC build. The most recent gameplay video for the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt appeared on the Xbox YouTube channel and showed a quest from the game’s opening section. A few minutes after it had gone live, […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator’s new game is Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

    Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is the game Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets has been working on. Patrice Desilets has just announced that the next game his indie studio Panache Digital Games is making is called Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. The announcement comes from Desilets’s keynote at the Reboot Develop event in Croatia. The trailer started […]

  • Bloodborne: Cathedral Ward closed door mystery solved

    The mystery of the locked door at the bottom of the Cathedral Ward in Bloodborne has been solved. Bloodborne, like earlier From Software games, is filled with doors that don’t open the first time you try them. Some will give you “locked” messages, others “does not open from this side”. Some of these will open […]

  • Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Desilets is revealing his next game now [UPDATE: ended]

    Patrice Desilets, one of the original creators of Assassin’s Creed is hosting a presentation where he’s expected to talk about his next project. Patrice Desilets has emerged once again. This time he’s attending development conference in Croatia. Desilets is giving a live keynote and there’s a good chance we’re going to hear about his next […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: everything you need to know about gear upgrades & The Reef

    Bungie revealed plenty of important details in last night’s Destiny stream. Let’s go over everything. Alex wants to make sure you don’t miss any of the information revealed yesterday. Most of it affects all Destiny players too, even those who don’t intend on buying House of Wolves. During the first stream, Bungie explained the armour […]