11 Jun 2015

Review: Adventures of Pip

Adventures of Pip is a charming side scrolling platformer where you play as a single Pixel named Pip. Now, this isn’t Adventure on the Atari so as you progress in the game, Pip is granted the interested ability to evolve into an 8-bit or 32-bit character which largely serves to provide a bit of a
1 Apr 2015

Newest Trailers for Next Fire Emblem and SMTxFE Shown at Nintendo Direct

Is April Fools really the best day of choice to reveal new games and trailers? Probably not. Nintendo Direct, though, is usually trustworthy. Amongst the new announcements and trailers, viewers got a peak at a couple of highly-anticipated releases during today’s Nintendo Direct presentation. Namely, the next, as-of-yet untitled entry in the Fire Emblem series,
27 Mar 2015

The Legend of Zelda Wii U No Longer Aiming For 2015

Producer Eiji Aonuma has released a video message aimed at fans looking forward to the Wii U installment of The Legend of Zelda. Due to the open world nature of the the title, Aonuma explained that several new ideas continue to spring forth, which will unfortunately delay the game past its previous target of 2015. They
14 Jul 2014

New Super Smash Bros Video Reveals More Fire Emblem Fighters

As we edge ever closer to the release of Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS, character reveals are coming more frequently. Today, Nintendo posted a new reveal video to its Smash Bros website revealing three (or maybe three-and-a-half?) new fighters. One of them is the expected return of a classic fighter, Captain Falcon. Many who
12 Jun 2014

Hands On: Super Smash Bros.

At this year’s E3 we visited the Nintendo booth and got our hands on the brand new Super Smash Bros. on both the Wii U and 3DS! Read on for our impressions!
10 Dec 2013

Miiverse, Nintendo ID and Wallet Sharing Come To 3DS

Today, a software update hit the Nintendo 3DS which allows users to use their Nintendo ID. By doing this, you will be able to share your wallet for Nintendo’s eShop across both the Wii U and 3DS stores. Additionally, Miiverse is now available on the 3DS allowing you to chat with others about your favorite
21 May 2013

Gamer Escape News – The Week of 05/19/13

On this weeks show: It’s been a busy few weeks for EA, they’ve announced they will not develop for the Wii-U, discontinuing their online pass system and refusing to pay royalties to gun manufactures for their use of real guns in their games. On the cusp of Microsoft’s next console launch we get a few
20 May 2013

Back Game & Wario On Crowdfarter.com

We’ve talked about some kickstarters in the past. Today’s news shows the launch of a similar platform- with more farting. A site for Nintendo’s upcoming launch of Game & Wario has surfaced. Being called Crowdfarter, it lets people donate coins by tweeting or liking the page. Like Kickstarter, Crowdfarter has a variety of reward tiers
20 Mar 2013

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut Coming To Wii U

Today, Square Enix announced a Director’s Cut version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution for the Wii U. The game will feature various uses for the Wii U Gamepad including hacking using the touch-screen, the ability to edit maps, sniping, grenade throwbacks and other neural hub enhancements. The Director’s cut will also provide players access to
22 Jan 2013

Resident Evil: Revelations Gets A Date For Consoles And PC

Back in November, we heard rumblings that a console version of Resident Evil: Relvations might be on its way. Today, Capcom officially announced that Resident Evil: Revelations will arrive on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC on May 21st for North America and the 24th for Europe. Prior to previous thoughts that this
17 Jan 2013

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Gets Dates For Demo And Release

Capcom has confirmed today that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will be arriving on March 19th for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U for North America and March 22nd in Europe. The game will be available both at retail and digitally for both systems. A demo will be released on February 21st for both systems. The
11 Dec 2012

Tyranny of King Washington – New DLC for Assassin’s Creed III

Ubisoft recently confirmed Assassin’s Creed III will be receiving it’s first major DLC content: Tyranny of King Washington. The original trailer was featured in the VGA award show this past weekend. The DLC campaign will take place after the events of the revolution end. The fictional story demonstrates an alternate version of history, where Washington
25 Nov 2012

Why Buy An Overpriced Wii U When You Can Buy A Cardboard Gamepad On eBay?

With the launch of any console it’s not uncommon to see people listing them on eBay for more than the price at retail. The Wii U has been popping up quite a bit on the auction website over the past week. And then… there’s this: a cardboard cutout of a Wii U Gamepad. No one
16 Nov 2012

Wiil U Be Picking Up Nintendo’s Latest Console On Launch Day?

In just two days, Nintendo’s Wii U will be available for the gaming masses (or gaming few depending on availability). I can still remember waiting outside of a local Walmart at 5:00am the day the Wii came out. Lucky for me, it decided to snow for the first time that year. The management came outside,
8 Jun 2012

E3 2012 Hands On: Nintendoland

Last year, Nintendo’s big E3 “thing” was the unveiling of the Wii U. And while that’s definitely a big thing for them this year, their main attraction was Nintendoland. A theme park of various Nintendo properties such as The Legend of Zelda, Animal Crossing, Donkey Kong and more! You enter Nintendoland and are able to
3 Jun 2012

Wii U Pre E3 Wrap-up

Nintendo’s Pre E3 Wii U video via Nintendo Direct has just ended and with it, we got a look at the revised Wii U Gamepad and Wii U’s Xbox 360 controller Wii U Pro Controller, along with some new features for the tablet like controller including TV remote functionality. A peak of the Wii U’s
9 Jul 2011

Follow-Up Kliskpinion: What If It Isn’t A Kingdom Hearts MMO?

The main thing that makes a KH MMO a difficult sell is the fact that, well, let me sum it up: Disney. They’re not going to particularly want their characters on an ever evolving online world where their franchise(s) could, arguably, be slandered and graffiti’d by online hooligans. The ‘Disney Factor’ cannot be forgotten, and
21 Jun 2011

Wii U, The Future, And Seriously?

I won’t go into Nintendo’s stock dropping soon after E3, nor will I deny the fact that Nintendo is at least trying to be hardcore. It is, however, a bit akin to the moment where you realize your best friend; The one whom has a huge legendary high school reputation for heroism and fearlessness, has
9 Jun 2011

A Step In The Right Direction?

At least one developer has decided to abandon friend codes. Ubisoft, known for titles such as the upcoming WiiU Ghost Recon Online, has confirmed that they will be introducing their own social networking platform to keep players connected inside of their WiiU games. Nintendo, on the other hand, has kept quiet on the topic. Is
8 Jun 2011

More Information On The WiiU, And Other Thoughts

We know the basics. We know the specs. What about the controller itself? The games? Wii-U. Not only will “we” enjoy it as a group, but it is also tailor made for “you.” The new controller integrates the console with, well, the controller itself – Making for a new platform where the console isn’t the