We’ve already heard that The Legend of Zelda Wii U most likely won’t be coming out this year. Now we’ve heard that the game won’t be shown at this year’s E3, which is a rather surprising development. The news was posted by The Legend of Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma on Miiverse. Let’s hope it’s still coming to the Wii U and not being developed for Nintendo’s next console, the NX.
As I said in the video, we would like to take this time so we can bring you a very special experience, by making the ultimate Zelda game. Since we’d like to focus on developing the game we’ve decided to not show the game at this year’s E3. Thank you for your continued support, and I hope you’ll look forward to the game!
Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma has announced in a video that The Legend of Zelda Wii U will no longer be released this year as the company had previously stated. Presumably the long-awaited game will come out some time in 2016. Aonuma says that with such an expansive universe comes new ideas so they’ve decided to push it back Let’s hope it’s still on track for Wii U.
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Rodea the Sky Soldier is pretty much ready to be released in Japan so it’s always nice to get some more footage of the game in action. The Wii U footage comes courtesy of 4Gamer and includes Rodea taking on some colossal battles and it also showcases the game’s flying system, which is reminiscent of Nights on the Sega Saturn. We’ve got to wait till the fall for the game to come to the west.
We all wanted Grand Theft Auto V on Wii U, but sadly RockStar never delivered. Liam Robertson from Unseen64 says that the company did have a brief prototype up and running for the Wii U but scrapped it in the end. This was possibly due to the small user base that the console had at the time. Details are rather scarce as you would expect, but it’s interesting news none the less.
The official Nintendo site mentions that Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures will be arriving on the Wii U, April 2nd. It has been a long wait, but it’s finally coming next month in the United States and will set you back $10. If you are not familiar with the zany 2D game then you can read more information about it below or alternatively watch the retro themed video embedded above.
Influenced by retro classics, Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures features the AVGN and friends as they blast their way through 10 levels of fun, fast paced 2D action based on the AVGN’s adventures in his online series. With multiple playable characters, power ups, cameos galore, tons of secrets and more, we’re making a game that all fans of video games will enjoy. If you’re a fan of old school difficulty, fart jokes, The Nerd and/or old school platformers chances are you’ll enjoy AVGN Adventures. Some say “hard” we saying “rewarding!” Why? Because every check point you get, every boss you beat, every accomplishment is earned. You feel like like a stud. This is a game that allows you to brag to your friends if you beat it. Yes, this is the official The Angry Video Game Nerd game!
Lucadian Chronicles, which was released on Wii U in December, will be getting cross-platform multiplayer with the soon to be released PC version. Yes, that’s right. You’ll be able to team up with your friends on the PC for multiplayer matchmaking on Wii U. This should mean that you are never short of opponents to play against in leagues and drafts.
Many of you are probably wondering why we haven’t had a Wii U price cut in recent times due to the relatively sluggish sales of the console. Well, you will be interested to know that Nintendo president Satoru Iwata blames exchange rates as the reason why there has been a lack of official discounts on the Nintendo’s latest home console.
“I think, to be honest, we were in a difficult situation,” said Iwata. “Because for the home console our biggest market opportunity was in the overseas markets in the U.S. and Europe, but because of the valuation of the yen and the exchange rates into dollars and euro, it made it a difficult proposition for us to capitalize on that, because of the cost that we were forced to sell the system at.”