2 items from 2015
Much digital ink has been spilt about the misfortunes of the Wii U, with the Internet at large picking apart Nintendo’s struggling console piece by piece. But despite the fact that sales figures continue to paint a dire situation, The Big N has confirmed that a flurry of indie titles — including Don’t Starve, Octodad: Dadliest Catch and Never Alone — will make their way to the company’s flagship home console throughout the course of the year.
Though the a significant chunk of the listed software has been released on other platforms, it’s understood that certain ports will boast console-specific features. Puzzle platformer Never Alone, for instance, will support off-tv play, allowing players to explore the finer details of Upper One Games’ snowy landscapes.
Indeed, Nintendo isn’t leaving its 3Ds handheld out in the cold, either, noting that a selection of indie titles are on course for »
- Michael Briers
One of the main reasons I purchased both the Wii U and the New 3Ds, is for their virtual game library which includes classics from the Nes, Super Nes and Gameboy eras, along with other systems such as N64, Sega Master System, Genesis and Neo Geo when clicking into the Wii menu. Who wouldn’t want to play Mario 64, Contra 3: Alien Wars or any of the Mega Man titles, all games which have aged well over the years? Today, Nintendo of America announced the release of a host of first- and third-party digital games, including some from acclaimed indie developers, to the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3Ds in 2015. In addition to anticipated upcoming games like Affordable Space Adventures, Runbow and Swords & Soldiers II, the newly announced Sos favourites Don’t Starve: Giant Edition and Never Alone will be coming to the Wii U console with exclusive GamePad features and functionality. »
2 items from 2015
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