Category Archives: Wii U

A Complete Zelda: Champion’s Ballad DLC is Out Now Digest (Overview & Footage)


Now that we’ve got our Bayonetta 1 to 3 Digest out of the way, let’s talk, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild!

 

As some had suspected, whilst also at The Game Awards 2017, the release date for the Champions’ Ballad DLC was in fact revealed and it is out now already now that the show is over. You will need to update your game to version 1.4.0 in order to play it, but given the new dungeon it adds, added story and a motorcycle Link can ride around on in Hyrule, you are definitely going to want to play and buy the DLC if you never brought the Expansion Pass before. Below we will be sharing a trailer for the DLC, footage of some of it in action, part of the press release that concerns it and an official overview: Continue reading A Complete Zelda: Champion’s Ballad DLC is Out Now Digest (Overview & Footage)

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[Press Release] Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Friends to the End DLC Launches December 12th for Most Platforms


Good news everyone, we no longer have to wait for news of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s Friends to the End DLC as it is out this December 12th and it will only cost $7.99 US dollars. The official announcement can be seen here:

Continue reading [Press Release] Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Friends to the End DLC Launches December 12th for Most Platforms

[Video] Shantae’s BFF’S Show off What they can Do in an Official Friends to the End DLC Trailer


Last month the talented folks over at WayForward revealed almost every detail there is to know about Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s upcoming Friends to the End DLC. What they didn’t share though, was a trailer, until now:

No release dates were revealed, but going by what WayForward said before, it should be out during the Holiday period as it has already been submitted for approval and that the DLC is free to backers, with non-backers having to purchase it, should they wish to add it to their copy of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero. As for who voices who, Cherami Leigh is the voice of Rottytops (voices Gaige in the DLC for Borderlands 2.) Nathan Sharp who voiced Marcel in Attack on Titan voices Bolo and Karen Strassman (voice behind Fire Emblem’s Anna) for the voice of Sky.

 

 

Source: WayForward (YouTube)

Online Services for Certain Ubisoft Titles on Wii U and Wii are Ending Today


As nice as it would be to have the online services for every game to remain intact and keep on going for as long as possible, it’s just not feasible, so today Ubisoft are ending the online services for a whole range of games on various platforms, including the Wii U and Wii.

For a detailed explanation as to how each game is affected and which games are affected, we have that information right here: Continue reading Online Services for Certain Ubisoft Titles on Wii U and Wii are Ending Today

[Patch Notes] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Version 1.3.3 & How to Get the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Costume


If you haven’t yet, a new update is now available for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and it is worth downloading. Not only does it add the new Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Side Quest that will allow you to earn Rex’s costume, but there’s also support for the Champions amiibo:

The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Version 1.3.3 / DLC Version 2.1:

  • Added support for the Revali / Daruk / Urbosa / Mipha amiibo.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 side quest and collaboration equipment added.
  • Fixed an issue with Hero’s Path Mode in which “x marks” weren’t recorded with version 1.3.0 or later.
  • Various fixes to improve the gameplay experience

Only instead of just hitting you with the game’s patch notes, we will also be sharing a video from GameXplain that will show you how to get the new Salvager gear, if you’re in a hurry and have no time to look and figure it all out for yourself:

Source: en-americas-support.nintendo.com & GameXplain (YouTube)

[Patch Notes] Super Mario Maker Wii U Version 1.47 and 3DS Version 1.04


Now that the Miiverse has officially ended, Nintendo are seeing to it that games that took advantage of it, get a necessary update that removes the disbanded services functions and in the case of Super Mario Maker, it also removes the old comments on levels as well. The full details can be seen here:

Continue reading [Patch Notes] Super Mario Maker Wii U Version 1.47 and 3DS Version 1.04

EU Switch eShop Listing States Breath of the Wild DLC Pack 2 to Release in December


Oh, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, what are you doing to us today?

 

If Zelda fans didn’t get enough news regarding new content for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, today (new side-quest with new costume available as a prize being distributed on November 9th) it’s time for some less official news. According to an updated listing of Breath of the Wild in the European Switch eShop, the Champions’ Ballad DLC Pack that adds a new dungeon, original story and new challenges, is due out in December.

By no means is this official confirmation, as for now it is circumstantial, but like Nintendo has said time and time again, the second DLC pack will be out this year and with just November and December left, next month is as good a time as any to bring it out. But until Nintendo officially come out and give us a date, which they will do soon enough, for now nothing is set in stone.

 

 

Source: @LordofGamez (Twitter)

[Feature] A Fully Revised Version 13 of @moldyclay’s amiibo Chart!


Love amiibo and the things they let you do when playing certain games? Let’s be honest, who doesn’t but with so many of the things and so many uses to keep track off remembering them all can get problematic, but worry not for @moldyclay is on the case.

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Continue reading [Feature] A Fully Revised Version 13 of @moldyclay’s amiibo Chart!

Nintendo Million Sellers List Updated (October 2017)


Nintendo have updated their Million Sellers List for software on Nintendo Switch, 3DS & Wii U. This information was compiled from data as of September 30th this year so Super Mario Odyssey is not included in this list (though it has been said that the title has sold over 2 million copies).

Switch

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 4.70 million pcs
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 4.42 million pcs
Splatoon 2 – 3.61 million pcs
1-2-Switch – 1.37 million pcs
ARMS – 1.35 million pcs

Wii U

Mario Kart 8 – 8.38 million pcs
New Super Mario Bros. U – 5.73 million pcs
Super Mario 3D World – 5.70 million pcs
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U – 5.26 million pcs
Nintendo Land – 5.18 million pcs
Splatoon – 4.87 million pcs
Super Mario Maker – 3.98 million pcs
New Super Luigi U – 2.99 million pcs
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – 2.23 million pcs
Mario Party 10 – 2.13 million pcs

3DS

Pokémon X/Pokémon Y – 16.20 million pcs
Mario Kart 7 – 15.95 million pcs
Pokémon Sun/Pokémon Moon – 15.91 million pcs
Pokémon Omega Ruby/Pokémon Alpha Sapphire – 13.85 million pcs
New Super Mario Bros. 2 – 11.73 million pcs
Super Mario 3D Land – 11.40 million pcs
Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 11.23 million pcs
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS – 8.91 million pcs
Tomodachi Life – 5.93 million pcs
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon – 5.45 million pcs

 

Source: Nintendo Japan

[NA & Europe] Halloween Sale On Nintendo eShop For Switch, Wii U & 3DS


Nintendo have currently hosting a Halloween sale on select titles across Switch, Wii U & 3DS. They mostly consist of Nindie titles but some really great games are included like Shovel Knight, Phantom Trigger and Snake Pass. Some of these games range from 15%, 20% and even up to 50% off! A video has been uploaded to their YouTube channel to announce the event and down below are a list of games for both North America and Europe that are on discount and for which platform.

 

NORTH AMERICA

Axiom Verge – $17.99 (was $19.99)
Tumblestone – $11.99 (was $14.99)
Astro Bears Party – $3.99 (was $4.99)
Butcher – $7.99 (was $9.99)
Thimbleweed Park – $16.00 (was $19.99)
Lichtspeer: Double Speer Edition – $7.99 (normally $9.99)
Phantom Trigger – $7.49 (was $14.99)
Vaccine – $6.99 (was $9.99)
Cave Story+ – $26.99 (was $29.99)
Graceful Explosion Machine – $10.29 (was $12.99)
Snake Pass – $9.99 (normally $19.99)
Shovel Knight – Specter of Torment – $7.99 (was $9.99)
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove – $19.99 (was $24.99)

 

EUROPE

Switch

Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove – €19.99 (was €24.99)
Thimbleweed Park – €16.99 (was €19.99)
Severed – €11.99 (was €14.99)
Bulb Boy – €5.59 (was €7.99)
Phantom Trigger – €7.49 (was €14.99)
Axiom Verge – €16.19 (was €17.99)
Snake Pass – €9.99 (was €19.99)
Lichtspeer: Double Speer Edition – €7.99 (was €9.99)

3DS

Luigi’s Mansion 2 – €15.99 (was €19.99)
Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D – €29.99 (was €44.99)
Yo-kai Watch – €27.99 (was €39.99)
Shovel Knight – €19.99 (was €24.99)
Dr. Kawashima’s Devilish Brain Training – €19.99 (was €29.99)
Super Ghouls’n Ghosts – €5.99 (was €7.99)
Super Castlevania IV – €5.59 (was €7.99)
Castlevania Dracula X – €5.59 (was €7.99)

Wii U

Bayonetta 2 – €34.99 (was €49.99)
Darksiders Warmastered Edition – €7.99 (was €19.99)
Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition – €13.99 (was €19.99)
Zelda: Majora’s Mask – €6.99 (was €9.99)
Shovel Knight – €19.99 (was €24.99)
Super Castlevania IV – €5.59 (was €7.99)
Super Meat Boy – €12.60 (was €14.00)

[Press Release] 3Souls: It’s Complete, There’s New Content and it’s all Available now at an Affordable Price!


While almost everyone else is ready to properly bid the Wii U a final farewell, there are still those who continue to support it and Red Column is one such developer and here is the news they have to share today:

Continue reading [Press Release] 3Souls: It’s Complete, There’s New Content and it’s all Available now at an Affordable Price!

[Patch Notes] Super Mario Maker Version 1.46


It may not have seen new content added in a long time, or a release of a Switch port, but Super Mario Maker still has some life in it yet and a new update is available for the game and the patch notes for it can be seen here:

 

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The August 2017 Miketendo64 Review Round-up


August is now truly over, but in the annals of Switch, it will go down as the month that saw many top quality games make a Nintendo Switch debut and we made it our mission to review as many of them as we possibly could, as well as a few other games we were able to get our hands on!

 

With my utmost pleasure, I present to you the August 2017 Miketendo64 Review Round-up: Continue reading The August 2017 Miketendo64 Review Round-up

[Video] Shovel Knight 3-Pack Amiibo Reveal Trailer


Yacht Club Games, have released a special reveal trailer featuring the Game Grumps to unveil 3 new amiibo, Plague Knight, Spectre Knight & King Knight. These three amiibo will available in a multipack and will no doubt have special functions to the each corresponding Character and their Game. Whether they will have functionality in each others story modes is not yet known but it is cool of Yacht Club Games to create amiibo versions of their characters. Maybe we could expect to see even more Shovel Knight characters get their own amiibo, like the whole Order Of No Quarter. That would be awesome! Anyhow, here is the reveal trailer for the amiibo.

Miiverse, Nintendo TVii & Wii U Chat All Meet their Global End this November and Here’s Everything you Need to Know!


Bad news strikes again guys, when Miiverse ends on the 8th of November, it will be ending everywhere and it’s the same for Wii U Chat and Nintendo TVii.

 

We had naively hoped Western audiences might have a few extra days, but that is not the case, as all three services will end at exactly the same time, no matter where you live and for anyone who has any questions as to what all this will entail, Nintendo has already taken the liberty to answer them: Continue reading Miiverse, Nintendo TVii & Wii U Chat All Meet their Global End this November and Here’s Everything you Need to Know!