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Wii U is theoretically improved over the Xbox 360, equipped with "an improved, more modern AMD Radeon graphics core, twice as much RAM available to developers." However, a look at the Wii U version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 shows that there may be one weak link in the console's design: the CPU. Read more

As expected, Nintendo has "essentially sold out" of Wii U's initial launch supply. The company has sold 400K units of its new-generation tablet-integrated console. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 2:30PM PST

Nintendo has said that it sells the Wii U console at a loss and hopes the shiny new hardware will become profitable in itself next year, but how much does it lose on each sale? Not too much, it turns out, as Wii U owners buying one single game is enough to push the whole shebang into profit. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 1:30PM PST

Ubisoft has announced the start of a "series" of single-player events for Assassin's Creed 3. Read more

A new Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer shows off the "Survival" multiplayer mode. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 21, 2012 10:00AM PST

Hulu Plus is coming to Wii U today, marking the first video-on-demand service that just barely missed the system's launch. Read more

A nuclear testing town will never be the most stable of places, but Nuketown 2025 has had a right old time of things these past few days. Touted as a pre-order bonus for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, the revamp of classic Cod Blops map Nuketown was pulled from rotation yesterday, only to return in a new playlist following complaints from fans. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Nov 20, 2012 6:55AM PST

The Internet certainly wasn't quiet with its thoughts on Mass Effect 3, leading to BioWare taking the remarkable step of expanding its ending in free DLC. With the mysterious next game in the series, BioWare is asking fans for feedback early, currently curious about whether you fancy a sequel or prequel. Read more

Join Ryan Calavano on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today's Stories: - Wii U review: a week with Nintendo's new console - Shack PSA: Let your Wii U firmware update finish - New game releases of November 19-25 Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 19, 2012 1:30PM PST

Trine 2 developer Frozenbyte has complimented Nintendo's new guidelines for developers, including the ability to set prices, no cost for basic updates or downloadable content, the ability to put games on sale. Read more

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