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Wii U Archives - Pure Nintendo

Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows Free Expansion Coming Soon

March 3, 2015 | 1

Acclaimed retro-inspired 2D platformer Shovel Knight will receive a free expansion pack called Plague of Shadows, with a whole host of new content.

Developer Yacht Club Games has provided details of the expansion, including a “second quarter 2015″ release window. … Read More

Japanese Xenoblade Chronicles X box art could make everyone jealous

March 3, 2015 | 3

A few weeks ago Nintendo of Japan announced a special Xenoblade Chronicles X bundle. The contents were pretty simple; console, game, art book, and a map.

That’s enough to make anyone outside of Japan jealous. Well, prepare to become jealous(er)(er) … Read More

Survey Reveals Why We Play Wii U

February 28, 2015 |

A recent Nielson survey revealed the motivation behind consumers who purchase gaming consoles.

The survey asked respondents their reasoning when purchasing consoles, and Wii U owners ranked the fun factor at the top. Other reasons included the Wii U’s lower … Read More

First look at a new Wii U game from Disney

February 24, 2015 | 2

Cary Mayle, an artist working on the project, posted on her personal blog some very first artwork and details on a upcoming Disney Interactive title for the Wii U.

These medieval fantasy characters are from an upcoming … Read More

Iwata: Third Quarter Financial Results Briefing Q&A

February 24, 2015 |

After last week’s quarterly finical briefing Mr. Iwata fielded questions from investors about Nintendo as a whole. The Q&A has been translated for those of us rusty on Japanese. (Or no Japanese) Nothing to ground breaking but an interesting, long, … Read More

Liege Pax east trailer

February 23, 2015 | 1

Liege is a 16-bit RPG from Coda Games to release on the Wii U, and those other platforms. According to the official website, “Liege is a story that is written for an adult audience. It’s a drama about conflicted, intertwined, … Read More

Yoshi’s Woolly World rated for release in Australia

February 23, 2015 | 1

One of the titles we’re most looking forward to this year is Yoshi’s Woolly World for the Wii U. Since it was announced at last year’s E3, we’ve been eagerly awaiting for an update on the vague “early 2015″ release window … Read More

Mario Party’s $40 Million Sales Success

February 22, 2015 | 1

Mario’s latest Party game is set to release on the Wii U next month. As the tenth iteration, Mario Party 10 has a long line of predecessors to live up to, with combined sales of the previous nine selling just shy of 40 million … Read More

Video: Nintendo Minute – Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Let’s Clay!

February 21, 2015 |

This week the Nintendo Minute duo gets excited about Kirby’s latest adventure, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, which came out today in the US.

Kit and Krysta play through several levels – you can play simultaneously – to show us … Read More

PR: Experience Kirby’s Most Clay-Ful Adventure Yet in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

February 19, 2015 |

Draw Rainbow Ropes on the Wii U GamePad to Guide Kirby Through a World Made Entirely Out of Clay

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– From having Kirby ride on hamsters to turning him into yarn, Kirby games have always experimented with inventive … Read More

Japanese Sales Chart: Majora’s Mask Debuts on Top (Week Ending February 15, 2015)

February 19, 2015 |

The latest sales data from Japan is in, and this week saw the launch The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask for the 3DS. The game made a strong impact with over 230,000 sales, making it the top-seller by far.

This … Read More

Limited Quantities of amiibo to be Restocked in Australia and New Zealand

February 19, 2015 |

And in yet another amiibo-related story, Nintendo of Australia have issued a press release to announce incoming supplies of the toys-to-life for those living Down Under.

The press release says that amiibos from other regions may make their way to … Read More

Iwata on amiibo sales – Top selling amiibo’s by region

February 17, 2015 |

Coming from Mr. Iwata..

We also launched amiibo, our new category of products, at the same time as “Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.” We had already shipped 5.7 million units worldwide by the end of last year. amiibo … Read More

Unlock Virtual Console trials with amiibo

February 17, 2015 | 1

Nintendo have announced the latest use for their growing range of amiibo toys, and it’s coming soon – during the first half of this year.

Tapping your amiibo to the Wii U GamePad will let you sample some Nintendo classics … Read More

Nintendo TVii service cancelled for European regions

February 16, 2015 |

The highly touted and probably seldom used Nintendo TVii service –  that launched in North America many moons ago –  has been cancelled in Europe.

The service was supposed to merge TV watching with the Nintendo Wii U GamePad, but … Read More

Mario Party 10 Introduces Three New amiibos

February 16, 2015 |

With Mario Party 10 ready to launch across the globe next month, Nintendo’s official website is now up and running – in Japan at least – and shows off some of the fun features we can expect from Mario’s latest gathering of party … Read More

PN Review: Puzzle Monkeys

February 12, 2015 |

Puzzle Monkeys is a block dropping game that reminds me of Dr. Mario in more ways than one.  It’s picked a classic game for inspiration, and the addition of monkeys are worth an extra point just on their own!  The … Read More