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Nintendo talks down VR NX rumours

Rumours that NX was pushed back to incorporate VR appear to have been dispelled by Nintendo. We’ve been looking at the VR space since the days of the Virtual Boy,” American boss Reggie Fils-Aime told Bloomberg, as reported by VG247. With us, we want to make sure our next content …

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The £2.1m question: Is Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee any good?

Industry commentators have taken to calling Playtonic ‘the new Rare’. But really, it’s more like the old Rare. The majority of the 20-strong team is made up of former Rare employees, and the game it’s making looks, sounds, and plays just like the 1998 Rare classic Banjo-Kazooie. And according to …

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Video: Nintendo’s Paper Mario: Color Splash launching in October

Wii U-exclusive Paper Mario: Color Splash is hitting shelves at the end of 2016. Publisher Nintendo has revealed an October 7th release date for its new entry in the quirky RPG Paper Mario series. This is currently the only exclusive title currently dated for release for the Wii U at …

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New Zelda rejected Wii U GamePad because it ‘disrupts gameplay’

The producer of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has admitted that having experimented with it, his team rejected the idea of incorporating Wii U GamePad functionality into the game. We realized that having something on the GamePad and looking back and forth between the TV screen and the GamePad actually …

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Microsoft adding tournament features to Xbox One, launching $100,000 Killer Instinct Tour

Microsoft has used E3 week to announce new eSports related features for the Xbox One and a $100,000 Killer Instinct competition. At its press conference on Monday the platform holder announced Xbox Arena, a new set of features coming to the Xbox One that will allow people to sign up …

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Ubisoft: We believe NX will recapture the Wii audience

Ubisoft is confident that the Nintendo NX will recapture the lost Wii audience, Ubisoft has told MCV. The Wii was one of the most successful games consoles in history, with over 101m consoles sold. By comparison its successor, Wii U, has been a failure, shifting just shy of 13m units. …

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Nintendo unveils Zelda: Breath of the Wild Amiibo and new set of Super Mario figures

Nintendo revealed a new set of Amiibo yesterday, ahead of its livestream introducing its new Legend of Zelda title, Breath of the Wild, at E3. Three Zelda-related figures were unveiled: Archer Link, Rider Link and an enemy called the Guardian. The latter will be the first-ever articulated Amiibo. These three …

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Video: New Wii U and NX Zelda is called Breath of the Wild

The long-awaited new entry in the Zelda franchise has finally been given a name. Dubbed ‘Breath of the Wild’, this game in Nintendo’s long-running franchise is set for both the Wii U and the company’s new NX console. The title’s name was announced yesterday at the start of a Nintendo …

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