Above you can watch a brief clip showing actual gameplay footage from the Wii U version of Ubisoft’s open world video game Watch_Dogs. The clip was taken from Nintendo’s E3 Nintendo Direct broadcast, and it gives us a glimpse of how the Wii U version of of the game will look during gameplay. Watch_Dogs will be released in November on multiple consoles, including Wii U, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Wii U title Pikmin 3 will feature new playable characters – Alph, Brittany and Charlie. In the game, the Wii U GamePad controller is referred to as the “KopPad,” where players can view the overall map and grasp what each character and Pikmin are up to. Nintendo today showcased some new footage from the game, which you can view above. Pikmin 3 launches on July 26th in Europe, and on August 4th in North America.
Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies launched today, February 28th, in Japan. Developed by Level-5, the puzzle game is the sixth entry in the Professor Layton series and is exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS. Although the game is expected to be released outside of Japan, there’s no confirmation for as to whether Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies will hit the West. Feel free to watch the first 70 minutes of the game in the video above.
Nintendo 3DS-exclusive Fantasy Life launches today in Japan. The role-playing game is developed by Level-5 and Brownie Brown, which is a Nintendo-owned studio.
At the start of the game, players choose how they want their character to look. For example, you can choose whether you want to play as a boy or girl, and you can select from a variety of features, including different hairstyles, eyes and noses, to make your character suit your style.
There is no confirmation, yet, on whether Fantasy Life will be released in the West.
When you press the Home button on the Wii U GamePad, you gain access to Wii U’s in-game Home Menu, in which you can manage your downloads, access your Friend List, Miiverse, the Nintendo eShop, Internet Browser and Nintendo TVii. Of course, you can also access the Wii U Menu directly from the new controller.
After performing a system update on Wii U, you gain access to the new console’s online store – the Nintendo eShop. The Nintendo eShop for Wii U features charming background music and relatively quick load times.
Crashmo launches Nov. 22 [in North America]. Players can embrace the laws of gravity and challenge themselves with a whole new kind of action-puzzle play in this exciting sequel to the critically acclaimed Pushmo. New gravity mechanics and gadgets like floating blocks, doors and move switches await, testing players’ skills as they push, pull and slide each puzzle’s colorful blocks in order to climb to the top. Just be careful where those blocks are moved—unsupported blocks will come crashing down. Crashmo contains lots of puzzles to test your brains, and enhanced puzzle-creation and -sharing features mean that even when all the puzzles are cleared, the fun never has to stop.