Nintendo investigating Wii U manfacturer after Foxconn admits illegal child labour
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Nintendo investigating Wii U manfacturer after Foxconn admits illegal child labour

Wii U manufacturer Foxconn is being investigated by Nintendo for using child workers in a Chinese factory. Foxconn confessed to using workers as young as 14 to cover a lack of full employees. The legal age of work in China is 16. “Our investigation has shown that the interns in question, who ranged in age ... Read More»
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Unity Interview: engineering democracy
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Unity Interview: engineering democracy

Unity is at the centre of an indie development revolution. VG247′s Dave Cook speaks with CEO David Helgason about empowering indies, and the significance of Unity on Wii U. Unity Technologies Founded in 2004, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Before making the Unity engine, the company released a game called GooBall, which is similar to Super ... Read More»
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Bravely Default: Flying Fairy debuts strong at Japanese retail
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Bravely Default: Flying Fairy debuts strong at Japanese retail

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy debuted in the top spot on the Media Create charts in Japan, ousting last week’s topper, Resident Evil 6. The adorable RPG from Square Enix moved 141,529 copies on 3DS, which was back on top for the week after PS3 pushed the XL and original versions into the number two and ... Read More»
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Pikmin 3 release window confirmed as ‘Spring 2013′
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Pikmin 3 release window confirmed as ‘Spring 2013′

Pikmin 3 has previously been billed as a ‘launch window’ title on Wii U in the States, meaning it will launch before March 31st. New information from Nintendo’s recent ‘Iwata Asks’ panel narrows down the clues a little. Nintendo Life reports that during the ‘Iwata Asks’ panel, Pikmin 3′s release window was stated as ‘Spring ... Read More»
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Nintendo Land’s F-Zero & Yoshi games revealed, detailed
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Nintendo Land’s F-Zero & Yoshi games revealed, detailed

Nintendo Land is the Wii U’s equivalent of Microsoft’s Game Room service, giving players a slew of small mini-games to play with friends. Three new games have been added to the roster, including games based on F-Zero and plucky dinosaur pal Yoshi. ONM reports that Nintendo Land’s latest additions were showcased at the Play Expo ... Read More»
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Mega Man 3DS leads this week’s Nintendo downloads
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Mega Man 3DS leads this week’s Nintendo downloads

Mega Man, Capcom’s crushingly brutal 1987 NES platformer leads this week’s Nintendo downloads line-up. Check out what else is on offer below. Mega Man will cost you £4.49/€4.99 on the 3DS eShop, but if you buy it and find yourself wanting to smash your handheld into a million pieces due to rage-quit frustration, please don’t ... Read More»
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Animal Crossing 3DS: 7-minute trailer brings the charm, new features
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Animal Crossing 3DS: 7-minute trailer brings the charm, new features

Animal Crossing 3DS looks bigger and better with each reveal. Check out Nintendo’s whopping 7-minute trailer, which details new features, decor and areas. It’s all in Japanese, but there is much to see. Get your fill below. Thanks Tiny ... Read More»
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Platinum Games claims Sega ‘undersold’ DS title Infinite Space
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Platinum Games claims Sega ‘undersold’ DS title Infinite Space

Infinite Space developer Platinum Games has shed light on why it believes its Nintendo DS space RPG-shooter failed to ignite sales at launch. Atsushi Inaba has cited Sega as the issue. Speaking with Nintendo Everything, Inaba explained the game’s retail performance, “The biggest problem with Infinite Space was when SEGA undershipped the game and it ... Read More»
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Wii U: Pro Controller battery life is 80 hours, retaillers claim
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Wii U: Pro Controller battery life is 80 hours, retaillers claim

Wii U offers players a myriad of control methods, from the GamePad tablet device, classic WiiMotes and the more recognisable Pro Controller. Retailers are claiming that the device can hold an 80 hour charge. Get the details below. Nintendo Life also reports that the Pro Controller is not backwards compatible, which could be a blow ... Read More»
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Epic Mickey: Power of Two gets new Snow White screens
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Epic Mickey: Power of Two gets new Snow White screens

Epic Mickey: The Power of Two is launching alongside Wii U across Europe November 30th and Disney has revealed a new batch of screens showing off a freaky underground Snow White level. See all of the grotesque monsters, sneering rock faces and lava pit... Read More»
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Scribblenauts Unlimited Wii U: Paper Mario & Zelda cast to be playable
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Scribblenauts Unlimited Wii U: Paper Mario & Zelda cast to be playable

Scribblenauts Unlimited’s plucky hero Maxwell will be joined by the Paper Mario renditions of Mario, Luigi, Peach and Yoshi, as well as the cast of The Legend of Zelda on Wii U. Get the first teaser art ahead of 5th Cell’s October 17th reveal below. The teaser comes from two pieces of art spotted by ... Read More»
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Black Ops 2: Wii U season pass is unconfirmed
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Black Ops 2: Wii U season pass is unconfirmed

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will receive a new season pass model for all four of its post-launch DLC map packs, as well as making Call of Duty: Elite free to all. However, the season pass is still being negotiated for Wii U, Activision has confirmed. In a statement issued to CVG, Activision explained ... Read More»
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Pilotwings: SNES original available through Club Nintendo
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Pilotwings: SNES original available through Club Nintendo

Pilotwings first hit SNES in Europe in 1992, and even today it’s awesome. Niinendo is giving the game away via Club Nintendo from now until October 28th for just 100 coins. So if you have any saved up, this could be a good way to spend them. The version being offered is for Wii Virtual ... Read More»
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Legend of Zelda orchestra heading to Australia in 2013
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Legend of Zelda orchestra heading to Australia in 2013

The Legend Of Zelda Symphony Orchestra has finally bowed to fan’s dreams and is heading to Australia for a show in 2013. If you don’t live in Australia you better start saving up all your Rupees for that plane ticket. Kotaku AU reports that the show will take place at the Sydney Orchestra House on ... Read More»
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Pokemon Black & White 2 leads Nintendo’s latest ‘Iwata Asks’ session
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Pokemon Black & White 2 leads Nintendo’s latest ‘Iwata Asks’ session

Pokemon Black & White 2 launched last week to stellar reviews – check out all the scores here – and both games are the focus of Nitnendo’s latest instalment of ‘Iwata Asks’ in which the company president Satoru Iwata asks developers questions regarding their game, including the issue of 100-player multiplayer missions. Check out some ... Read More»
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