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  • Captain Toad Treasure Tracker Review

    Review: Captain Toad Treasure Tracker

    January 8, 2015 • ReviewsComments (0)

    Nintendo is really treating gamers to some spectacular titles lately. While Nintendo did have a bit of a bad run during the launch phase of the Wii U, it is great to see that the console has risen from strength to strength over the past year. Nintendo’s...

  • Warner Bros. Interactive today announced Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - Deluxe Edition for consoles (image: WB)

    Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate coming to consoles

    February 21, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate coming to consoles

    Warner Bros. Interactive today announced Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC. Developed by Armature Studio, the same team behind Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate for handheld, the game delivers...

  • Wii U gets maps from Google

    February 15, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Wii U gets maps from Google

    Coming to the Nintendo eShop on Wii U as a free download is a new application that brings Nintendo and Google together to allow users to travel the world using their Wii U GamePad controller. Wii Street U powered by Google offers the map data and 360°...

  • Rayman Legends no longer a Wii U exclusive

    February 8, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Rayman Legends no longer a Wii U exclusive

    Ubisoft announced that its forthcoming title Rayman Legends, already announced for the Wii U system from Nintendo, will also be released on the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3. All versions will now hit shelves in early September 2013. The Microsoft Xbox 360...

  • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate gets a release date

    January 30, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate gets a release date

    Nintendo and Capcom have announced that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will launch exclusively on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS in South Africa on 22nd March 2013. Both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS version will be available in stores and as a digital download via Nintendo...

  • Nintendo to merge handheld and console divisions

    January 16, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nintendo to merge handheld and console divisions

    Shortly after the launch of Nintendo’s latest console, the Wii U, reports have surfaced stating that the Japanese video games giant is to merge its handheld and console development divisions. According to Nikkei.com, the aim is to create better synergy...

  • Wii U sold 400 000 units in US

    November 27, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Wii U sold 400 000 units in US

    Nintendo launched their latest gaming console, the Wii U, in the US last week and the unit has already racked in more than 400 000 in unit sales. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said that the newest gaming console has been sold out at  most...

  • Wii U to launch in SA with 17 titles

    November 26, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Wii U to launch in SA with 17 titles

    The wait is almost over as 30th November marks the hotly anticipated launch of Wii U. The latest home console from Nintendo boasts more variety of gameplay than ever before. The console incorporates multiple unique features including the Wii U GamePad, which...

  • Wii U pricing revealed for South Africa

    October 29, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (2)

    Core Gaming Systems, the official distributor of Nintendo hardware and software in South Africa, has announced the recommended retail price for Nintendo’s next generation console – the Wii U – ahead of its 30 November 2012 launch in the...

  • Nintendo to exhibit Wii U at rAge

    October 2, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nintendo to exhibit Wii U at rAge

    Visitors to rAge can expect a solid line-up from Nintendo this year – giving users the chance to get some hands-on time with the Wii U ahead of its 30 November launch in South Africa, as well as the new Nintendo 3DS XL handheld console. But with all...

  • Nintendo’s Wii U to ship in two versions, release date confirmed

    September 14, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nintendo’s Wii U to ship in two versions, release date confirmed

    Video game electronics maker Nintendo revealed that their latest video game console, the Wii U, will be made available in two different versions. The basic edition, which will be available in white, will retail in the US for around $299, while the Deluxe unit...

  • FIFA 13 coming to Nintendo’s Wii U

    August 6, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on FIFA 13 coming to Nintendo’s Wii U

    Video game publisher and distributor Electronic Arts has announced that EA SPORTS is developing its two most popular sports videogames—FIFA 13 and Madden NFL 13—for Nintendo Wii U. Featuring award-winning gameplay, HD graphics and new ways to play, FIFA...

  • Nintendo already planned Wii U in 2007

    June 21, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nintendo already planned Wii U in 2007

    While thousands of fans were waiting outside electronic shops when the first Wii was made available, little did they know that Nintendo was already hard at work planning the Wii U, which is due to be released next year. Nintendo’s global president and CEO...

  • Assassin’s Creed: Revelations gets new faction

    June 13, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Assassin’s Creed: Revelations gets new faction

    Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Revelations is due to get a new faction, which is sure to send the game in a different direction. The game is due to be released in November, but players won’t be able to see any Courtesans roaming the streets. Courtesans...

  • Nintendo’s Wii U supports only one controller

    June 10, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, HardwareComments Off on Nintendo’s Wii U supports only one controller

    With the recent announcement of Nintendo’s Wii U, it has come to light that it can only support one touch-screen controller per console, but if a game requires a second controller, a Nintendo 3DS can theoretically be used instead. Nintendo’s Shigeru...

  • Nintendo stocks fall after Wii U announcement

    June 8, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, HardwareComments (1)

    Japanese electronics maker Nintendo recently revealed their latest gaming console and controller at the annual E3 tradeshow, called the Wii U, but it wasn’t received well on the stock market. The new system, which will act as a controller and a stand-alone...