Nintendo has been offering the Photos with Mario application for free when you purchase a $10.00 eShop card. These Mario themed eShop cards also include an Augmented Reality card of either Mario, Princess Peach, or Goomba.
Nintendo’s US Happy Holidays website has now listed the Bowser, Koopa Troopa, and Luigi cards as “coming this fall to select retailers.” So it looks like these three versions will be the next in the series. The retailers they will be available in have not yet been confirmed on the Nintendo website.
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We have finally had official confirmation that Octodad Dadliest Catch will be arriving on the North American and European Wii U eShop on Thursday, October 29th. As a generous token the development team has tweeted that those who purchase the game from October 29th until November 5th will be eligible to get reasonable 20 percent off the game which will cost $11.24/€11.19/£9.59. The Wii U version of the game is being developed by Panic Button.
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If you live in Australia or New Zealand, you may be anxiously awaiting the Wii U eShop title, Runbow. However, due to some local classification issues, Runbow was unable take part in the worldwide release. According to the developer 13AM Games Twitter account, that delay is coming to an end with a confirmed release date of October 23:
Users who participated in the Nindies@Home promotion and downloaded the preview copy of Runbow will receive a 15% discount on the release version of the game until November 22. If you have picked up this game, do you recommend it?
Konami Krazy Racers first arrived on the Game Boy Advance back in 2001, and was later released to both IOS and Android. The kart racing game has 12 characters including Gray Fox from Metal Gear Solid, and Dracula from Castlevania along with 10 other characters from various Konami titles. The title has now been re-released to the Virtual Console and is downloadable via the European Wii U eShop.
Nintendaan and MasterOtenko have posted a first look video of the Virtual Console release, showcasing almost 20 minutes of gameplay footage. You can watch the clip over on Nintendaan’s YouTube channel here.
Now this could well be something interesting as a data miner has apparently spotted the logo for the Gamecube and Wii hit The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess on the Wii U eShop. The reasons why it suddenly appeared on the Wii U eShop remain unknown but it would be rather nice to get either a port or a full HD remake like The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker received. Hopefully we should find out soon if this actually amounts to anything. Let’s hope it does!
One indie title that captured everyone’s attention in 2014 was Octodad: Dadliest Catch. The game is scheduled to come to Wii U, but as you probably noticed the release has been delayed. 8WorldsNews contacted the developers Young Horses to find out what it going on with the bizarre game. The company says it ran into some unforeseen issues in certification that have taken longer than expected to resolve. However, a release date should be announced soon.
We should know an exact date for release soon. We ran into some unforeseen issues in certification that we weren’t aware of before and took a while to fix.
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Paladin Studios will be bringing Momonga Pinball Adventures to the Wii U on October 15th. The pinball title was previously released on IOS and Android, and was originally announced for the Wii U in 2013. It will be available in both Europe and North America and will be available to download from the Nintendo eShop. Paladin Studios has also uploaded a new trailer along with this announcement which can be viewed on their YouTube channel.