Thursday, September 27, 2012

Nintendo Direct tonight!

Just found about this. At 8pm PST there will be an Nintendo Direct. That one will be for the Japan one and after that one will be a NOA one will be shortly after that one. Either directly after that one or the next day.
Also the Nintendo Direct will cover the 3DS.

Trying to find where it is being streamed right now.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

North American Launch Titles

This is going to be the North American Launch line up for those wondering.
There will be 23 of them.

  • Nintendo Land
  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • SiNG Party 
  • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge
  • ZombiU
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • Skylanders Giants
  • Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
  • FIFA 13
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited
  • Transformers Prime
  • Wipeout 3
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2
  • Sonic All Stars Racing Transformed
  • Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper
  • Darksiders 2
  • Assassin's Creed 3
  • ESPN Sports Connection
  • Just Dance 4
  • Rabbids Land
  • Your Shape 2013
  • Game Party Champions
  • Batman Arkham City: Armoured Edition.
Probably the ones I will get at Launch is Nintendo Land,New Super Mario Land U,Ninja Gaiden 3,ZombiU,Assassins Creed 3,Sonic All Stars Racing Transformed.

Anything you are looking forward to?

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Site Chat in 30

I'm gonna be playing some Mario Kart 7 tonight.  You joining me??

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Site Chat Tonight @ 8PM EST

Wednesday's Chat will happen at the usual 8PM EST start time.

Why not come on over and hang out with us?

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Site chat right now!

Right now we will be having out site chat. We can talk about the Wii U event and all the activity it has caused in the video game community and also the upcoming games the Wii U will have.

See you in the chat.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Nintendo of Europe Wii U event

The Wii U will come in 2 versions. The basic will have the system. It will have 8 GB, White Wii U gamepad, 2 AC adaptors and a HDMI cable.

The premium pack will have a black console and gamepad. Everything else in the basic pack but it will have 32 GB of storage a Gamepad stand, console stand, charging cradle for gamepad, and a sensor bar and Nintendo Land. Also the Nintendo Network Premium will be accessable for premium pack owners. When you buy digital content you get points that can go towards more content.Also once you reach 500 points you can use points as credits. This will run till December 2014.
A Wii remote Plus Additional set will be at launch for those that don't have those accessories. In the pack is a Wii remote Plus, Nunchuck and a sensor bar.Also you can buy all the items seperately. The Wii U pro controller charges by USB and can be used wirelessly.Up to 4 Wii U Pro controllers can be used at the same time.

Backwards compatable with Wii software and you can transfer from Wii to Wii U both Wiiware and VC games.

Wii U can display 720p and 1080p format. 2GB of main memory or RAM. 1 GB for game and the 1 GB for system. 25 GB disk capacity. Read speed is 22.5 MB/sec max.

Gamepad has a Gyrosensor, Microphone,speakers, geomagnetic sensor, accelometer and LCD touch screen.

2 gamepads will be possible in the future but only one will be packed in for the console. When 2 game pad games are launched they will bundle them with the game.

November 30th it will launch in Europe. Check your local store for price info since they price them in Europe.

Nintendo Land will come out on November 30th.November 30th will also have New Super Mario Bros U,Rayman Legends November 30th,November 30th for ZombiU.

There will be a Black ZombiU Wii U bundle at launch as well.

Fifa 2013 was talked about. Also Mass Effect 3:Special Edition will have cut content from the end of the game and it will release on November 30th.

Wii U download games.Trine 2 Directors Cut it will have 4 players locally or via Nintendo Network.
Toki Tori 2 will have a level editor that uses the gamepad and it shows up on the TV screen.
Nano Assault Neo is Wii U exclusive.

Lego City Stories has many uses of the gamepad such as scanning for hidden criminals.The main character can go undercover and get different disquise There is 100 actions for each disquise.There is many ways to get across the city. Wall jumping, cars,helicopters. There will be a preorder bonus of the main character.

The Wonderful 101 previously P-1000.
 Also from Platinum Games Bayonetta 2.Published by Nintendo.

Finally there was a video shown of the games coming out this year in Europe.

Assassin Creed 3,Mass Effect 3:Special Edition,Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition, Scribblenauts Unlimited,Epic Mickey 2:The Power of Two,FIFA 13, Ninja Gaiden 3:Razors Edge,Batman:Arkham City Armoured Edition,Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed,Darksiders 2,NBA2K13.

Finally they announced Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. Here is the video.

It will be released March 2013 in Europe.

Nintendo of America's Wii U event.

For those that missed it here are all the details for the North American Wii U event.

Wii U will Launch in America on November 18th. It will have two SKUs. A basic form which will have these items. A Wii U console with one gamepad in white, AC adapter, HDMI cable and a sensor bar for $299.99.The basic system will have 8GB of internal storage.
For the Deluxe unit it will have everything that the basic unit has but will be black and it will have more storage memory and will have Nintendo Land bundled. The deluxe system will have 32 GB of Internal storage.Also for those that get the Deluxe system will be enrolled for when they buy any digital games you get back 10% of that as Nintendo Points so you can get a little bit back from every purchase you make and can put that towards future digital games.

Both versions of the system are backwards compatable with most games and accessories. Also Wii remote controllers and the Balance board.

After that they talked about Nintendo Land.
It will be a pack in for premium systems and also sold seperately. Here is all the games.The Legend of Zelda:Battle Quest,Pikmin Adventure,Metroid Blast,Mario Chase, Luigi's Ghost Mansion,Animal Crossing:Sweet Days,Yoshi's Fruit Cart, Octopus Dance, Donkey Kong's Crash Course, Takamaru's Ninja Castle, Captain Falcon's Twister Race and Balloon Trip Breeze.

Next they talked about New Super Mario Bros U. The game will have an interconnected map just like Super Mario World. It also has a Boost Rush mode where you can complete levels that speed up as you collect coins. It also has challenges which are things that experenced gamer can tackle like going through a level without touching the ground or beating a level real quick.It will release on November 18th.

Next they talked about Nintendo TVii. Which is basically a way for you to use the Wii U gamepad as a remote to go into lots of entertainment venues.TVs,sports, and movies. These are the services it offers. Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Video, Tivo. It will only be for North America and Canada.Here is a short video about it.
Next up was 2 games from Platinum games. First up was Bayonetta 2 and the second was The Wonderful 101 previously P-1000. Both are exclusive for the Wii U.

After that was what I am most excited about Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. This is basically Tri G but with online.Wii U version has online. It will have 2 versions.A Wii U version and a 3 DS version and they will interact with each other. March 2013 is the release date for North America.You can also share save data between the 3DS and Wii U versions. So you can play at home and then go and play on your 3DS and vise versa. Also both games back be played locally via wireless. Also more info will come from Capcom about the game in the coming days.

After that Activison talked about  Skylander Giants, Transformers Prime, and Call of Duty:Black Ops 2.

They also announced 50 Launch window games. The Launch window is from November 18th 2012 to March 31st 2013.

Nintendo Land,New Super Mario Bros. U,Ninja Gaiden 3:Razors Edge,SiNG PARTY, Lego City:Undercover, Wii Fit U, Game and Wario, Pikmin 3, The Wonderful 101.

505 Games.
Funky Barn


007 Legends
Call of Duty:Black Ops 2
Transformers Prime
Wipeout 3
Skylanders Giants
Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013
Rapala Pro Bass Fishing

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Rise of the Guardians:The Video Game
Ben 10:Omniverse
Family Party:30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade

Disney Interactive
Disney Epic Mickey 2:The Power of Two

Mass Effect 3
Madden NFL 13
EA Sports FIFA Soccer 13

Trine 2:Directors Cut

Gaijin Games
Runner 2:Future Legend of Rhythm Alien

Zumba Fitness Core.

Maximum Games
Jett Tailfin

Namco Bandai America
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition

Aliens:Colonial Marines
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Nano Assault Neo

Tecmo Koei America
Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper

Darksiders II
Wheel of Fortune

Two Tribes
Toki Tori 2

Assassins Creed 3
Just Dance 4
Marvel Avengers:Battle for Earth
Rabbids Land
Sports Connection
Your Shape:Fitness Evolved 2013
Rayman Legends

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment
Scribblenauts Unlimited
 Game Party Champions
Batman:Arkham City Armored Edition

After that the conference ended. So what are your thoughts on the Nintendo North America Conference? Plan on getting a Wii U at Launch?

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Nintendo is having a Wii U event Tomorrow Morning

These places will be having the Nintendo Wii U event and at these times.

For the North American event it will take place at 7:00 am PST/10:00 am EST on this site.

For the European event it will take place at 3pm UK time on this site.

Finally there is going to be a Japan Wii U even that takes place a few hours before both of these. At 3 am EST on this site it will air.

I will likely be in the chat during all of these and seeing what is happening and getting as much info as I can about the Wii U so if you can stop on by the chat.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Wednesday, Sept 12's Site Chat

Hey all,

The Site Chat for Wednesday September 9th will commence at the usual 8PM EST time.  I will unfortunately not be able to join because I will (fortunately) be at a concert I'm very excited to go!

So, have fun without me.  Maybe play Monster Hunter Tri with Maxi. =)

Sunday, September 9, 2012

6PM Site Chat TONIGHT!

What's new? What's old?

Tell us all about it at tonight's Site Chat.  6PM EST!

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Site Chat Tonight!

The Wednesday Site Chat will be held tonight at 8PM EST.  Why? Because it's Wednesday!

What have you been playing lately? Why not come by the chat at 8:00 and tell us all about it!