This new Hyrule Warriors trailer looks promising as it shows off an assortment of characters, moves, and amazing gameplay. With each new video update we get for this game it seems to be looking better and better. What do you think so far?
3DS Gets Nintendo Network ID
Nintendo has just launched Nintendo Network ID through a new software update on the 3DS. This means that your 3DS will have an account system that’s very similar to the Wii U. In fact, if you own a Wii U and a 3DS, you can now link both consoles to one Nintendo Network ID which will allow you to use the same funds across both platforms.
Other features include being able to use Miiverse on 3DS just like you would on Wii U and of course continued access to the Nintendo eShop. The key feature of this update is obviously the ability to share a wallet between consoles, this is something that has been requested for some time.
There will no doubt be more features added to enhance the Nintendo Network as time goes on, but my personal request would be that they offer more downloads, like virtual console content, that can be played on both the Wii U and 3DS.
Nintendo Officially Announces Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze will be hitting store shelves in North America on February 21st 2014. The all new Donkey Kong makes it’s HD debut with a new playable character, Cranky Kong!
The game looks really good in HD and the trailer on Nintendo’s website really showcases that the most. The video above is the official announcement from Nintendo via Reggie on VGX. Nintendo also plans to release some other big titles in 2014 including a new Smash Bros., Mario Kart, and eventually a new Legend of Zelda adventure. 2014 could be setting up to be a big year for Nintendo.
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Wii U Limited Edition Bundle & Collectible Figure
Nintendo has announced a release date for a limited edition The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Wii U bundle. You will be able to play the downloaded version with the release of this console on 9/20/13 and will also be available for digital download in the Nintendo eShop. Also announced is a limited edition version of The Wind Waker HD that comes with a Ganondorf collectible figure, release date: 10/4/13 . In addition to these, Nintendo is dropping the price of their Wii U, it will now be $299. You can pre-order both of these at GameStop.
Wii U console bundle includes:
Black Wii U Console (32GB)
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Wii U GamePad
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD full game digital download
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia digital download
Cubemen 2 on the Way to Wii U
An outstanding indie-game, Cubemen 2, is going to be making it’s way to the Wii U. The game is already available for PC, Linux, Mac and iOS and has be very successful. You can battle against up to six (6) others, regardless of platform, or against the AI in a RTS style action game that includes many modes like capture the flag and skirmish.
The game boasts over 4000 user created levels that you can download and play or even create your own. In Cubemen 2 you can also personalize your units the way you want for a truly customized experience. This will be a great addition to the Wii U which is a solid piece of hardware in need of great software titles like this.
“I’m really proud to be able to announce this,” said Nic Watt, Creative Director at Nnooo. “We’ve spent the last few months working with both Nintendo and 3 Sprockets, the game’s developer, to make this a reality. Cubemen 2 is an amazing game and a great fit for Nintendo players. We can’t wait to see how creative they are, whether in tactical multiplayer online or in the new levels they build.”
Cubemen 2 is expected to be released late 2013 / early 2014 as a downloadable title on the Wii U in the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Price to be announced.