Nintendo may have missed its earnings expectations for the third quarter financial results 2015 but it does have some big titles in store for gamers this year on Wii U. We’ve already seen a number of titles that have surpassed a million units sold, but what about what’s yet to come? Well Nintendo has detailed the six games announced so far with a definite 2016 release and you’ll be pleased to know that The Legend of Zelda Wii U is still on track for release on the platform this calendar year.
- The Legends of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD – March 4
- Pokkén Tournament – March 18
- Star Fox Zero – April 22
- Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem – 2016
- Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games – 2016
- The Legend of Zelda Wii U – 2016
Following on from our earlier post regarding Chandelure’s Pokkén Tournament trailer is a new clip showcasing gameplay action from a Japanese live stream. The clip shows over 3 minutes of Chandelure in battle. You can take a look below:
Pokkén Tournament is due for release on March 18, 2016.
We all knew how popular Minecraft would be when it finally made its debut on the Wii U eShop, but we didn’t know quite how quickly it would take off. Well, in Japan at least, Minecraft is the best-selling Wii U eShop title so far. Yes, it has even managed to overtake the brilliant Splatoon and Super Mario Maker. Click where it says これまでに売れたソフト to see the Japanese LTD chart.
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Nintendo UK has put together a classy trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD which is due to be released on March 4th. The trailer gives us another glimpse at the updated and remastered visuals and there’s plenty of bloom to be had too! Anyway, be sure to check out the latest trailer for the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD below.
Nintendo has scheduled in maintenance for some of the online services on the Wii U. The maintenance description advises that the services affected will only be “certain network services” which includes online play and rankings.
The maintenance will go ahead at the following times:
- Tuesday, February 2, 4:50 PM – 6:30 PM – PT
- Tuesday, February 2, 7:50 PM 9:30 PM – ET
- Wednesday, February 3, 1:50 AM – 3:30 AM – EU
- Wednesday, February 3, 12:50 AM – 2:30 AM – UK
Good news for gamers in North America as Final Fantasy Tactics Advance is finally making its way to the Wii U Virtual Console in the United States. The game is also out on the European Wii U Virtual Console this week. The game will arrive on the Wii U eShop on Thursday and will be priced up at $7.99.
When Marche and his friends open an ancient magical tome, their small town is transformed into a fantasy-filled kingdom known as Ivalice. Guide Marche and his clan against countless foes, and discover the wonders of Ivalice. Build up your party, master abilities and summons, and learn tactical combat to win in battle.
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Abstraction Games has confirmed via Twitter that they will be bringing Kick and Fennick and Devil’s Dare to Nintendo’s current home console, Wii U. Kick and Fennick was well received upon release on the PlayStation Vita and you can watch a trailer for it, below.