Not many people have heard of the upcoming indie title, Lumo. Developed solely by seasoned professional Gareth Noyce, the isometric puzzle game is set to release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation Vita, PC, Mac, and Linux in 2016. While the list presently excludes Nintendo platforms, Noyce isn’t stopping from pursuing a Wii U release. In a Twitter conversation today, Noyce addressed rumors saying he is “100% trying to make it happen”:
Lumo is inspired by SNES game Equinox, which was also an isometric puzzle title. For a better idea of what Lumo constitutes, check out the video below. Would you want Lumo on Wii U?
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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.
If you regularly use the Wii U YouTube app you might be pleased to learn that it has received an update today. Not a lot has changed visually and you still can’t use the Pro Controller – which is surely one of the most requested features. I know a lot of you prefer using the Wii U web browser for watching YouTube videos and this update probably won’t get you to change your mind. The update is live, right now.
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Today is a hell of a day for Team Meat. Besides officially releasing Super Meat Boy on PlayStation consoles via PlayStation Plus, they have released a blog post on their official blog hinting at a possible Wii U release. Among the lengthy post thanking the porters, Sony, and the fans, Team Meat threw in a small tease:
To the fan’s we’re still excluding I’ll leave you with this: Wii haven’t forgotten about U.
Undoubtedly a hint for Nintendo owners, it seems like Team Meat may be pushing to release their indie-darling on Wii U next. Super Meat Boy originally released October 20, 2010 on Xbox 360 and has since been re-released on PC, Mac, and (as of today) PlayStation consoles.
According to a tweet from developer Moving Player, their 2D side-scrolling Wii U title Rakoo & Friends will be available October 15th on Nintendo eShop in both America and Europe. The game, which starts the titular fox Rakoo, is a remake of a Bandai Namco mobile game (Rakoo’s Adventures). However, the Wii U version is more than just a port, sporting five-person multiplayer and Wii U GamePad integration. Check out the trailer below:
The Nintendo UK Twitter account just Tweeted that a new Wii U Premium Pack will be available on October 30th in Europe. The bundle includes a black Wii U console with 32GB of storage, a download code for Splatoon, and also Mario Kart 8 pre-installed onto the console.
Nintendo has advised that this will be a limited offer, and details on the price of the bundle are yet to be announced.
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The former Wii U exclusive Sonic title from SEGA Sonic Lost World is launching on Steam. The game has some notable features including running at 60fps and full PC game pad support. Sonic Lost World for PC will also come with a free copy of Sonic Racing Transformed. The game launches on Steam on November 2nd and will be available for £20.