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At best, Nintendo Land games offer a simple distraction. At worst, they sully the franchises we've come to know and love. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 13, 2012 4:15PM PDT

With an official price and date set, GameStop has opened up its pre-orders for the Wii U. Read more

Pre-ordering Aliens: Colonial Marines from GameStop will net you multiplayer skins for Hudson, Hicks, Apone, and Drake from the classic movie Aliens. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 13, 2012 10:00AM PDT

An Assassin's Creed 3 video doc highlights the developers talking about the new protagonist Connor, including his brushes with history and the accuracy of his Native American language. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Sep 13, 2012 8:45AM PDT

Nintendo's press event in New York had a few surprises, including such titles as Bayonetta 2, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, and the confirmation of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Some we already knew about, such as Assassin's Creed 3 and Mass Effect 3. In all, Nintendo revealed more than 50 titles coming from various publishers and developers. We have the list. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 13, 2012 7:55AM PDT

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is hitting the Wii U and 3DS next March, Nintendo announced during its event today. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Sep 13, 2012 7:50AM PDT

Apparently, Activision has a lot more support planned for Wii U than just Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Sep 13, 2012 7:41AM PDT

Platinum Games' hair 'em up is getting a sequel. And surprisingly, it's coming exclusively to Wii U. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has announced plans to publish Bayonetta 2. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Sep 13, 2012 7:30AM PDT

Nintendo debuted "Metroid Blast" at its Wii U event today, another mini-game in Nintendo Land. Read more

TV, movies, and sports are all coming to Wii U through the awkwardly-named Nintendo TVii service. On-demand partners include Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Instant Video. Read more

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