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Nintendo have confirmed that not only a new Zelda title is underway for the WiiU, gamers will have something older to fill the void. A HD remake of The Legend of Zelda Wind Waker to be exact. The GameCube classic will release for the WiiU in Autumn. This will be more than a simple make over, Wind Waker will make use of the Gamepad in a number of ways – so far confirmed is off TV play.
Capcom have long dodged the subject of a HD version of Resident Evil Revelations on the 3DS despite numerous leaks and even an achievement list appearing online. They have finally caved and announced a console version will be coming in May.
The long awaited and long delayed follow up to the GameCube launch title – Luigi’s Mansion will indeed feature a multiplayer mode of some description when it launches in March for the Nintendo 3DS. The details of what this multiplayer will have remains tight lipped for the moment.
Capcom announced that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will be simultaneously releasing on the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS from 22nd March by either physical or digital copies for either game. A free playable demo on both systems will be available on 21st February.
Last week Nintendo announced the latest generation of pocket monsters in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y for the Nintendo 3DS. We were introduced to the new starters: Chespin the Grass Type, Fennekin the Fire Type and Froakie the water type. There were also two legendary monsters showcased in the trailer, who have also been given titles and statistics. We have the first artwork for these new games, which will be launching worldwide October 2013.
Activision have today confirmed that the up and coming first person shooter based on the hit FX show of the same name will indeed be playable on Nintendo’s Wii U console. The game launching in March on the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 is a prequel to the TV show and playing as Daryl Dixon with his brother Merle it is a battle for survival against the Walkers.
LEGO games have been going from strength to strength since LEGO Star Wars back in 2005. Recently we have been treated to Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings being lovingly recreated using the popular child’s toy. DC Comics have also had success with Batman and friends in last year’s LEGO Batman 2 DC Heroes. They have attracted so much attention that Disney thought it was time to weigh in and today, Marvel along with the LEGO group and TT Games announce LEGO Marvel Super Heroes for all formats.
Nintendo have announced via their Nintendo Direct video streams the latest set of Pokémon games to come to gamers. Shifting from the Nintendo DS handheld to the 3DS for the first time isn’t the only changes we will see for this generation. Satoru Iwata has announced the new titles Pokémon X and Pokémon Y will incorporate all of the 3DS’s features.
According to Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata, the Wii U has had a steady start and they won’t be revising their sales targets for the new home console anytime soon. In a recent interview, Iwata also admitted that the launch of the company’s first HD console failed to match the unprecedented launch of the Wii, but still aims to have 5.5 million consoles in homes around the world by the end of March.
Ubisoft today have announced that the limbless wonder that is Rayman will miss the 30th November launch date for the Wii U. It instead will be released at the rather vague date of “first quarter 2013.” While this is bad news for day one buyers, the game will still appear in Nintendo’s “Launch Window” which means any point up to the end of March 2013.