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News on Wii U continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Joystiq

Hyrule Warriors has couch co-op, no online campaign

Nintendo's upcoming Zelda-themed brawler Hyrule Warriors will not support online co-op campaign gameplay, a Japanese-language promotional Twitter account revealed this week.

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Related Topix: Koei, Warriors, Video Games, Samurai Warriors, Nintendo, Omega Force, Koei Tecmo Games, Dynasty Warriors

5 hrs ago | Gamasutra

Video Postmortem: Chasing Aurora, an indie console launch title

During the GDC Europe 2013 Independent Games Summit, developers Felix Bohatsch and Martin Pichlmair -- of the small Viennese indie studio Broken Rules GmbH -- gave an interesting talk about the trials and tribulations they experienced while launching their first Wii U game: Chasing Aurora .

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Related Topix: Chasing Aurora, Video Games, Broken Rules, And Yet It Moves, Nintendo

9 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

The 5 Best Wii U Video Games Released So Far

Ever since the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hit the market, the Wii U seems to have taken a back seat in the minds of the gaming masses.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Nintendo, X360, Microsoft Xbox

9 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Why Nintendo's 'Mario Kart 8' Failed to Save the Wii U

Nintendo's revenue slumped 8.4% year-over-year to 74.7 billion yen , and it remained in the red with a net loss of 9.9 billion yen .

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Related Topix: Dragon Quest, Square Enix, Video Games, Nintendo, The Legend of Zelda, Mario Party, Mario Kart 8

Thu Jul 31, 2014

SPOnG.com

Latest Pics: Smashing Stuff - Regular

There seems to be a bit of a theme running through the picks of the pics this week.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, The Legend of Zelda, Video Games

Cinema Blend News

PS4 Isn't Just For Indies, Says Dev

There's been a lot of talk about the PlayStation 4 only being made for indies. That the wait for Sony's exclusives has opened the door for the platform to house nothing but indies all day long.

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Related Topix: SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Video Games, Spry Fox, Road Not Taken, AAA, Nintendo, The, Deep Silver, Microsoft Xbox

Computer And Video Games

US Nintendo eShop update: Mega Man Battle Network, Lego Ninjago

Mega Man Battle Network is the only new Virtual Console title this week, while the 3DS sees the release of LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids.

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Related Topix: 3DS, Video Games, Nintendo, Darts Up 3D, EnjoyUp Games

Polygon

Hyrule Warriors Nintendo Direct coming Aug. 4

Nintendo will host a special Nintendo Direct video presentation focused on upcoming hack-and-slash game Hyrule Warriors , according to a tweet from its official account.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, The Legend of Zelda, Video Games, Koei Tecmo Games, Omega Force, Dynasty Warriors

ITworld

Nintendo posts another losing quarter, but at least Wii U sales are up

If you thought the arrival of Mario Kart 8 was going to turn things around for Nintendo, I have bad news for you.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Nintendo, Mario Kart 8, The, Deep Silver, WII, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Super Mario can't spark Wii U sales

Super Mario upgraded to a Mercedes-Benz in the newest version of his racing game, yet that wasn't enough to keep Nintendo's Wii U from looking like a lemon.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games

Boy Genius

How 'Last Blockbuster Syndrome' dooms empires like Nintendo

For years, Nintendo has believed it could reject smartphone and tablet apps, yet still flourish.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, 3DS, DS, iPhone, Cellphones

Computer And Video Games

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker delayed into January 2015 in Europe

Confirmed in a recent financial report, the Wii U title is listed as "Jan. 2015" in Europe, while the game is given a "Winter 2014" window in Japan and the United States.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, Super Mario 3D World, The, Deep Silver

Gamasutra

More losses for Nintendo, despite Mario Kart 8 success

Nintendo continued to see decreased profits and notable losses during the last three months, despite the launches of big name titles like Mario Kart 8 and Tomodachi Life .

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Related Topix: Pokemon, Nintendo, Ambrella, Video Games, Kirby, HAL Labs, Mario Kart 8, 3DS

Tue Jul 29, 2014

IGN

Another Great Indie Game Announced for Wii U

Curve Studios continues to showcase support for Nintendo and Wii U by revealing that the company is porting Lone Survivor to the home console later this year.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, CBS Software, Survivor, Mindscape Inc., superflat games, Lone Survivor, The Swapper, Facepalm Games

Finextra Research news

Nintendo brings NFC payments to Wii U in Japan

Japanese gamers can now buy the latest titles on Nintendo's eShop by tapping their contactless payment cards against their Wii U controllers.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games

Cinema Blend News

5 Fantasy Reasons Why Nintendo Should Buy Capcom

A lot of people have been clamoring to beg Nintendo to purchase Capcom. In fact, Nintendo asked gamers what are the top five games they would like to see made for the Wii U, and one of the top answers given was that Nintendo should just dip into their piggy bank and purchase Capcom.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Super Mario, Mega Man Legends, Capcom

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Eurogamer

NES Remix 1 and 2 getting disc-based compilation

Wii U games NES Remix and NES Remix 2 are getting a combined physical release as the NES Remix Pack, Nintendo has announced.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Ubergizmo

Wario Could Appear In New Super Smash Bros. Title

Wario is a character that many people love, never mind the fact that he is somewhat an anti-hero and has a greed that is seemingly insatiable.

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Related Topix: Bandai Namco Games, Nintendo, Super Smash Bros. 3DS, Video Games, Gadgets

Examiner.com

'The Order 1886' PS4 exclusivity, graphics and uniqueness discussed

J Goldberg has made several comments in regards to the PS4 video game, " The Order 1886 ."

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Nintendo, Sega, London, X360

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Polygon

NES Remix collection coming to Wii U this holiday

NES Remix Pack , a disc-based release featuring NES Remix and NES Remix 2 , is coming to retail in North America later this year, Nintendo announced today on its Comic-Con livestream .

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Video Games, Metroid, The Legend of Zelda, Team Ninja

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