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Nintendo plans on releasing its very first free-to-play game before the end of its fiscal year in March 2014. Read more

Ubisoft was behind one of the Wii U's most notable exclusives, ZombiU, but CEO Yves Guillemot has said the company won't make more exclusives until more people own the console. However, making games for Wii U has been a valuable learning experience for the fancy second-screen features Ubi unveiled for loads of games at E3. Read more

A hands-on look at Skylanders Swap Force, complete with terrible name-mixing puns. Read more

Nintendo's new Mario Kart for Wii U draws many inspirations from F-Zero. And that's a good thing. Read more

Watch Dogs senior producer Dominic Guay takes us on an in-depth tour of multiplayer hacking in the game. Read more

The many fine improvements of the Wii U's Director's Cut edition of Deus Ex: Human Revolution shall come to other platforms after all, in a reversal of an earlier decision. The reworked edition, which includes revamped boss battles and developer commentary, will be released for PC, Mac, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 as well as Wii U "later this year." Read more

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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2013 10:09AM PDT

Publisher Oddworld Inhabitants has revealed another four platforms for Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, bringing it up to seven. As well as PC, PS3, and Vita, Just Add Water's "re-creation" of vintage platformer Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee is now confirmed for PlayStation 4, Wii U, Mac and Linux. Read more

Nintendo has announced the four games playable at its "Experience" project: Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jun 11, 2013 7:58AM PDT

It is still pretty weird that Bayonetta 2 is a Wii U exclusive but hey, not weirder than a game where a witch fights angels with her gun-heeled shoes and giant legs made of her own hair. It'll launch in 2014, Nintendo confirmed during its E3 briefing today, and a new trailer with gameplay snippets shows it's certainly every bit as delightfully odd as ever. Read more

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