Injustice: Gods Among Us for the Wii U was set to release along with the Xbox and PlayStation versions on April 19 in Europe, but due to an unforeseen reason, retailers are now listing the Wii U version as delayed until next week. UK retailers GAME, Grainger Games and Amazon, now have the action brawler down as an April 26 launch, so it looks like Nintendo Wii U holders will have to wait an extra week to see their favourite heroes and villains fight it out. Has Europe once again bit the dust?
I’ve received a number of emails this afternoon from disgruntled people who pre-ordered a copy of LEGO City: Undercover which was meant to be released today in North America. Several people who contacted GameStop have been told that the game won’t be in stock until Wednesday, March 20th. It’s thought that a shipping error is to blame. Did you get your copy of LEGO City: Undercover today?
Disney Interactive Studios has delayed the release of Disney Infinity, which was previously scheduled to release in June, by two months. The upcoming action-adventure game features numerous characters from multiple Disney films, including The Incredibles, Pirates of the Caribbean, Monsters, Inc., Wreck-It Ralph and Cars. When it arrives in the summer, on August 18th, Disney Infinity will launch on Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows.
Pandora’s Tower, the last of the big three Japanese action RPG’s, could be facing a small delay in North America. The game is supposed to be launching on Tuesday, March 26th, but an email to Amazon customers states that Pandora’s Tower has been delayed by three weeks. Amazon says that customers can expect the game to be released between April 22, 2013 – April 26, 2013. The game is being published by XSEED in North America.
We have received new release date information related to your pre-ordered video game in the order you placed on January 19, 2013 (Order# XXXXXXXX). The release date for the video game listed below has been changed by the publisher, and we want to provide you with a new delivery estimate based on the new release date:
Estimated arrival date: April 22, 2013 – April 26, 2013
Nintendo has announced that Scribblenauts Unlimited, a game developed by Warner Bros. Interactive & 5th Cell and published by Nintendo of Europe for both Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, will be delayed in Europe. Here’s what Nintendo had to say about the delay, which has come about as some undisclosed changes had to be made.
It has come to light that some changes need to be implemented within the game before we launch them across Europe. We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and we hope to make further announcements on the European launch of these games very soon.
Numerous retailers in North America are stating that Fire Emblem: Awakening has been delayed a couple of days due to an unforeseen shipping error. Best Buy claims that they are not expecting stock of the well-received game until Wednesday, GameStop said the game may not be available until Friday, February 8. Amazon has notified consumers that stock of the game has been delayed due to a shipping error. We posted our Fire Emblem: Awakening review yesterday. You can read it here.
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Nintendo has informed Engadget that Google Maps, TiVo, and Netflix integration, have been delayed for Wii U. Both TiVo and Netflix were meant to arrive in December as part of the TVii application. Nintendo has told the publication that both are delayed beyond January to an unknown point in early 2013. Google Maps and Street View were meant to arrive in January, but it turns out, those are also delayed until first quarter 2013.
Capcom has announced that the long-awaited Monster Hunter 4 has been delayed until Summer next year. The game was originally scheduled to be released in Japan next March, but has seen a delay. The reason for this is simply that Capcom want more time to polish the game and make sure that it ultimately lives up to the fans expectations.
Two Tribes, the development studio behind Toki Tori 2, has announced via its official website that then game won’t be coming out December 20th as previously expected. Instead, the developer says that Toki Tori 2 will be coming sometime early next year. Two Tribes says the game isn’t ready to be released in its current state, but they promise it will be perfected by early next year.
Nintendo’s new console, Wii U, launched November 30th in Australia, but Wii U-exclusive Trine 2: Director’s Cut isn’t available for purchase from the continent’s Nintendo eShop, although it was an expected launch title.
The game is now supposed to launch in Australia within the next couple of weeks and will cost AU $19.99. However, for Australian consumers who purchase the game on or close to its launch, its price will be reduced to AU $15.99 for a limited time.