NS Review – Star Fox Zero (Wii U)

Enter Star Wars paraphernalia. It’s everywhere nowadays. Stormtrooper this, Wookie that, Darth Vader something else, R2-D… honestly? I’m probably in the minority of Science fiction fans who prefers their galactic escapism completely void of Jedi mind tricks. So it baffles me why I’ve always had a soft spot for the likes of Bucky O’Hare and the to … Continue reading

NS Review – The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (Nintendo Wii U)

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

The Legend of Zelda games are staple Nintendo titles that will likely never die. Brand new games and flashy remakes look to be part of Nintendo’s hand held and home console line up for years to come, and in all those that have to come to pass up to this point everyone has found their … Continue reading

NS Review – BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition (Wii U)

So how do I go about explaining a two year old touchscreen experience for those who’ve somehow tumbled into this assembly of words? Here’s hoping not BAD(LAND)ly… … …wrong crowd? Muse with me now that perhaps you’re in a scenario where your mobile device is far from smart nor do you care much for feverish … Continue reading

NS Review – Affordable Space Adventures (Wii U)

“JOURNEY 2” FADE IN: INT. LIVING ROOM – DAY Two pyjama clad twenty-somethings continue JOURNEY 2 of a yet to be released Wii U exclusive whilst sprawled across their folded away sofa bed. PILOT (peering at the telly) I’m still not moving. Have you even turned the engine on? ENGINEER (face deep within the Wii … Continue reading

NS Review – Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse (Wii U)

Do animated pirates float your boat? How about pixellated belly dancing genies hmm? Do they rub your lamp the right way? Are you enjoying this suggestive set of questioning? Here’s hoping or else a fair amount of the stylistic weight and innuendos from Shantae’s third outing will be lost on you. First came the Game … Continue reading

Cardboard Wii U GamePad Anyone?

During the latest Iwata Asks, which was all about the designing of the Wii U and Miiverse in particular, the original designs for the GamePad were revealed. What was shown was a GamePad made by the internet company, Hatena, entirely out of cardboard! (laughs) To demonstrate what could be done with the touchscreen different pieces … Continue reading

Gearbox: GamePad Is The “Best Controller Nintendo’s Ever Made”

There’s been more praise for the Wii U from a third party developer this week, this time from Gearbox, the team behind Aliens: Colonial Marines. In an interview with Joystiq, president Randy Pitchford gave a lot of infomation about the upcoming alien shooter, and although the game will be available on other consoles too he’s particularly … Continue reading

Wii U Will Support Third Party Headsets For Voice Chat

Earlier this week we reported that the Wii U will support voice chat but it will not be done using the GamePad’s built-in microphone. In order to use voice chat in-game you’ll need to get hold of a headset and Nintendo have now confirmed they will be supporting the products of MadCatz and Turtle Beach. … Continue reading

Accessories For Your Wii U GamePad Available In Japan From Hori

From Wii U launch day in Japan, December 8th, you will be able to purchase some pretty lovely looking accessories for your GamePad from the Hori website, here . You can spend your hard-earned Yen on screen protectors, different coloured pouches, replacement styluses, headphones and more. The idea of having a soft pouch to store … Continue reading

Wii U Voice Chat Will Not Be Compatible With Every Game

Voice chat DOES work on Wii U, this has been confirmed. That’s the good news. The bad (but inevitable) news is that it will not be implemented in every game. So far the only titles which will have voice chat compatibility are Assassin’s Creed 3, Mass Effect 3 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. … Continue reading

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