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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 11, 2012 7:00AM PST

What kind of a maniac game would try to launch in the same week as a brand new console, thinking it had any chance of being noticed? Well, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is having a go. Yes, next week is rather quiet aside from the stomping great games monsters that are Cod Blops 2 and Nintendo's shiny Wii U. Read more

Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed is a launch title for the Wii U, and Sega has released a new trailer showing off some of its unique features on the platform. Read more

For some, the switcheroo of AC3 is reminiscent of Metal Gear Solid 2--and that's something Ubisoft actually wanted to capitalize on. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 8, 2012 11:30AM PST

Rechargeable batteries have a finite amount of uses, which had us worried about how long our Wii U GamePads would actually last. Thankfully, batteries for all Wii U accessories appear to be user-replaceable. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 8, 2012 10:00AM PST

On November 18th, lucky fans will be able to upgrade to Nintendo's next home console: the Wii U. But, what happens to all the games, saves, and Wii Points they've accumulated over the years? Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 7, 2012 12:15PM PST

Nintendo's newest console, Wii U, has just arrived in the Shacknews offices. So of course, we unboxed it. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 7, 2012 10:00AM PST

How did Nintendo reconcile their desire for online safety with users' desire for an easier online experience? It's about making you get along with new people. Read more

The latest episode of Nintendo Direct showcases two of Wii U's upcoming online features: Wii U Chat, a built-in video chatting system that takes advantage of the GamePad's camera, and WaraWara Plaza. Read more

Shigeru Miyamoto says that Nintendo has struggled with some console-handheld connectivity in the past, but is considering ways to link up the Wii U and 3DS. Read more

The Wii U is launching on November 18, and while it is a momentous occasion for Nintendo, it is also a big day for 5th Cell, the creators of the Scribblenauts franchise. Scribblenauts Unlimited will be one of 23 available launch titles for the new console. The gravity of this opportunity is not lost on 5th Cell producer, Brittany Aubert. Read more

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