A number of publications are reporting that the Wii U is the second most popular current-gen console in Germany at the moment. The console is lagging quite far behind the PlayStation 4 which is currently seeing demand six times higher than of the Wii U. The reasons for the high Wii U sales is down to the brilliant Mario Kart 8 which has boosted sales no end for the console in Germany.
We heard rumours a few months back that Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is in development when a Russian site began listing the title for a number of platforms. Things have taken a step further today as the box-art for the game was hosted on xbox.com. The game was listed for PlayStation 4, Xbox, One, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. Here’s some rumoured information about the story.
There are three returning characters. Two female and one male. Two haven’t been seen in over a decade and one has never had an “in-game” appearance. Guess away. That’s more than enough.”
“Regarding the one who doesn’t appear in-game, I should be a little more specific(because I’m sure someone will call me a liar for being too general). They are mentioned in games but are a background character with no “active” appearance yet. It’s not someone from the movies/comics.”
Capcom producer Yoshinori Ono has tweeted that the Street Fighter franchise will eventually be coming to both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, but won’t be making its way onto the Wii U. He also mentioned that the rumours claiming it would use a pay-to-win system are completely false.
A Ubisoft representative has explained why they took the decision to release The Crew on the Xbox 360, rather than the Wii U and the PlayStation 3. The representative said that Ubisoft chose to “focus solely on the platform closest to the new-gen’s technical infrastructure” when deciding which platforms to port it to. The Crew is in development for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4.
“The Crew is originally built for the new generation of consoles so when we made the decision to port it to the previous generation of consoles, we decided to focus solely on the platform closest to the new-gen’s technical infrastructure, which is the Xbox 360″
“We are not currently working on a PS3 or Wii U version, we are rather focused on delivering The Crew for Xbox One, PS4, PC and Xbox360 simultaneously on November 11th.”
Recently-surfaced rumors have suggested that Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 (PES 2015) is heading to Wii U. Konami has since debunked those claims and said a Wii U version of the soccer simulation title isn’t in development. The game is set to launch this September on PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Earlier this year, Konami announced its plans to release seven major console titles in 2015.
Activision has released the promised multiplayer trailer for the next entry in the Call of Duty franchise, Advanced Warfare. We already know that the game has been announced for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360, but a Wii U version has yet to be announced. You may remember that Wii U was found in the source code of the official website, but nothing has since been confirmed.
Square Enix have announced a brand new IP ahead of this week’s Gamescom event. The game is developed by Dontnod who are the developers behind Remember Me. The publisher promises that the game will be like nothing you’ve played before and will be released as digital episodic content. However, as a blow to Wii U owners the publisher stated that it’s for everything minus Wii U. The game will come to Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.
But what if we now announced an entirely new IP in the official Square Enix family? What if this title was wholly different to anything we have ever attempted before, both in gameplay and narrative? What if this title was released digitally as regular episodic content, with each new chapter building and evolving based on the choices you made in previous episodes? What if we now gave all of this a name: Life is Strange?