Tag Archives: Wii U

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

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[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

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!

[Japan] Nintendo are Ending Wii U Chat, Nintendo TVii and Wii U & 3DS Miiverse Services on November 8th


We’ve already previously learned that Miiverse is on its way out, but not only do we have a date and a time the service ends, but we also now know of two other services meeting the same fate.

 

As well as Miiverse, Wii U Chat and Nintendo TVii will also be ending and all three will no longer be available as of Wednesday, the 8th of November, 2017 at 15:00 JST and Nintendo have provided the following information regarding the end of each service, only the original text is in Japanese, so below is my rough translation: Continue reading [Japan] Nintendo are Ending Wii U Chat, Nintendo TVii and Wii U & 3DS Miiverse Services on November 8th

[Europe] Celebrate 25 Years of Kirby with a 25% off Kirby Sale!


Kirby may not be making an appearance on Switch until 2018, but he’s made plenty of appearances on the likes of many other platforms and thanks to an all new European sale, the games are now even more affordable and here’s Nintendo UK with the complete lowdown:

 

Continue reading [Europe] Celebrate 25 Years of Kirby with a 25% off Kirby Sale!

[Review] Flight Of Light (Wii U)


  • Platform Wii U
  • Release Date Aug 03, 2017
  • No. of Players up to 5 players
  • Category Music, Racing, Party
  • PublisherCrystalline Green Ltd.
  • DeveloperCrystalline Green Ltd.

It is nice to know that there are developers that are still willing to continue development for the Nintendo Wii U even though the Big N has given up on it. One such title which is the Racing Rhythm game that is Flight Of Light. Released on Wii U August 3rd 2017, Flight Of Light has you race a futuristic craft along a suspended course whilst trying to hit the colour coded barriers in time with the music.

Up to five players can participate at the same time with Player 1 on the Gamepad and the other 4 on Wiimotes. Though this allows for 5 to play at the same time. The Gamepad does offer a slightly unfair advantage over the wiimotes as it only relies on rotating the left control stick as opposed to the motion controls of the Wiimotes.

The courses that you ride through are quite vibrant and but there aren’t really relevant as you don’t actually have time to appreciate them as you are constantly focused on hitting the barriers at the right time. There is a possibility that the developers took this into account as the graphics of the courses look like the have been given a lower resolution rendering to help lower the risk of frame rate drops as your craft speeds along the track.

The music in this game however, is beautifully done and though it is quite upbeat, can be quite chilled and relaxing at the same time. Not exactly Rave music that will have you reaching for the whistles & Glow sticks but not quite putting you into a comatose state of tranquility. Music is the main drive of this game and hitting all the barriers at the right time is essential in getting the highest score.

There are Three Modes to choose from, Tutorial, Campaign and Free Play. Tutorial takes you through the ropes, Campaign is where you go to unlock the 9 different courses to play on That take place In the City, under the Sea and in Space. and Free Play allows you to choose which levels you would like to play, whether you want to play Race or Score Attack and which level of difficulty you would like to play.

The main experience of this game can be played within an hour or two and afterwards there isn’t really that much drive to keep playing unless it is with friends. To be fair, people have already turned their back on the Wii U so it makes multiplayer harder as most people won’t even acknowledge the Wii U any more which is a great shame as it does have plenty of incredibly amazing games. However this isn’t really one of them.

 

Conclusion

Flight Of Light is a good game but it isn’t “Great!” There is no real wow factor and with it trying to be two things at once, Racing & Rhythm, it doesn’t really excel in either. If you want an enjoyable music rhythm game, you would look towards Guitar Hero or Just Dance and if you want a cool sci-fi racer, then Fast Racing NEO/ Fast Racing RMX is your best bet and actually has plenty more options available like choice of vehicle and many more tracks. At $8.00 it is kind of hard to justify the price when you can pick up Fast Racing NEO for $14.99 which has more than 3-4 times as much content and the graphics and music more impressionable. I am sad to say that Flight of Light just did not hit the high notes for me and that a 6/10 is more than generous. If more content was to become available I may consider revising my review. This game is okay in small doses but it doesn’t offer anything new or different after the initial playthrough. There is no real replayibility unless you can rope some friends round to play.

6/10

If you would like to see some gameplay footage of the game in action, you can check out the video below courtesy of Nintendo Impact Gaming!