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by Alice O'Connor,, Feb 2, 2014 7:00AM PST

Pinch, punch, first new releases of the month! (Check your retailer's returns policy.) We'll see the launch of Fable Anniversary, Bravely Default, Jazzpunk, The LEGO Movie Videogame, Outlast on PS4, Dustforce on PlayThings, and oodles more. Read more

A group of indie developers have gotten together to offer a cross-promotional sale on their Wii U games. If you own (or buy) Toki Tori 2, Mighty Switch Force, Runner 2, Spin the Bottle, or Giana Sisters, all of the others will be 60% off. Read more

by Alice O'Connor,, Jan 31, 2014 6:45AM PST

One more piece of Batman: Arkham Origins DLC is still to come, a little story campaign, but it won't be coming to Wii U. Warner Bros. has confirmed that it's cancelled the Wii U release, as there's not enough interest. You know, the real Batman would stick up for the underdog. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia,, Jan 31, 2014 6:00AM PST

The Steel/Fighting-type Pokémon, Lucario, is bringing his unique aura back to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, making his triumphant return from 2006's Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Read more

Nintendo is planning an update for this summer that will give players a "Quick Start Menu" option for the Wii U, letting you select from five games as soon as you start up the console and bypass the Miiverse console startup screen. Read more

by Steve Watts,, Jan 30, 2014 7:30AM PST

Mario Kart 8 will be coming in May, Nintendo announced at its recent financial briefing. Read more

Though the 3DS is still doing swimmingly, the Wii U's struggles have Nintendo thinking about its future, and what part gaming will play in that. The company today announced plans for a new business branch focused on, in its own words, "improving people's quality of life in enjoyable ways," built on new hardware. Starting with health, down the trail blazed by Wii Fit, the QoL platform will head away from traditional games. Read more

Nintendo's Satoru Iwata says that DS games will be coming to the Wii U Virtual Console, as part of a company effort to "focus on enriching the value of the GamePad to give momentum to Wii U this year." Read more

Nintendo's next big Wii U release doesn't bother to use the GamePad for anything. Read more

"all of this technology, it might appear in future games--it might just not be on boats." Read more

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