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We’re Giving Away 3 Smash Bros. 3DS Demo Codes on Twitter!

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We’re giving away three free codes for the Super Smash Bros. 3DS early-access demo away on our Twitter account. All you have to do is follow us and retweet any of the tweets we’ve sent out about it. We’re giving away codes at 300, 400, and 500 followers or by Sunday night, whichever comes first. It’d also be awesome if you’d like us on Facebook and joined our forums as well, but you don’t need to to win a code. Good luck, we’ll DM the winners on Twitter!

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Spikey Walls Arrives on the Wii U eShop September 18

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Just a few weeks ago developer RCMADIAX announced that he’d be bringing the Flappy Bird clone Spikey Walls to Wii U. It looks like it’ll be coming earlier than expected and arrives on the eShop on the 18th of September with a price tag of $0.99. Flappy Bird took smartphones by storm earlier this year when it exploded into popularity. Make sure to stay tuned for our review of the game closer to release, and we’ll let you know if this paid version of a free smartphone app is worth your time on Wii U. Hit the jump for some footage of the game.
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Here’s 10 Awesome Kickstarters Coming to Wii U

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The indie and crowd-funding scene has been bursting at the seam with activity and the promise of excellent games as of late. Some awesome Kickstarter games like Shovel Knight and The Fall have already made their way onto the Wii U eShop, and have shown just how successful the platform can be. Here’s ten more Kickstarters that have been 100% funded and will be coming to the Wii U eShop before the end of 2015.
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Control Your Own Block Army! | Cubemen 2 [Wii U] – Review

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Cubemen 2 is the latest strategy/tower defense entry on the Wii U eShop. The game boasts seven unique modes and a campaign and online (cross-platform) multiplayer. It also features achievements, online rankings,leaderboards, and a custom level-builder. Read More to find out if it’s worth the $7.99 price tag.
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The Fall [Wii U] – Review

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The Fall is the first entry in a triology of action/adventure atmospheric puzzle games developed by Over the Moon. It’s set in a dark, distant sci-fi universe and is story driven and eerie throughout. The game is certainly a welcome addition to the Wii U eShop, hit the jump to find out why.
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SteamWorld Dig is Now Available on the Wii U eShop

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SteamWorld Dig is now available to download on the Wii U eShop. Image & Form’s mining platform adventure is priced at $9.99 and well worth your money. The game features a robot named Rusty who must save the old western town of Tumbleton through mining. You can read our full review of the game here.

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Shut The Box [Wii U] – Review

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Developer RCMADIAX is hard at work pumping out Wii U exclusive eShop games. Shut the Box (based on the board game) is his third and latest game this year. The game is only $0.99, which is currently the cheapest on the eShop. Even a cheap game needs justified though, you’ll have to keep reading to see if Shut the Box made the cut.
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Two New Mario Kart 8 DLC Packs Scheduled Within 9 Months

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According to the offical Nintendo UK Online store, Mario Kart 8 will be getting two paid DLC packs schedule for November 2014 and May 2015 respectively. Each pack features three new characters, four new kart parts, and two new grand prixes. The packs will retail for $9.99 and buying both of them will get you 8 different colored Shy Guy’s and Yoshi’s. Click Read More for details on the packs.

The first pack is Legend of Zelda X Mario Kart, which features Link, Tanooki Mario, and Cat Peach as drivable characters. It features the Blue Falcon from F-Zero as one of four kart parts. It will include two new grand prixes, with a new F-Zero track and Wario’s Gold Mine from Mario Kart Wii. It will be available in November 2014.

The second pack is Animal Crossing X Mario Kart, which will feature Animal Crossing Villager, Issabelle, and Dry Bowser as drivable characters. It too will include eight new tracks (including Animal Crossing themed ones) and four new vehicle parts.

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The Fall Arrives on the North American eShop Today

Set in a dark, distant sci-fi universe, The Fall is about ARID, an artificial intelligence on-board a futuristic combat suit. One day, she is activated to find that the human pilot of the suit is unconscious and in desperate need of medical help. ARID’s directive is clear – take her pilot towards medical attention. However, as she struggles to take control of the suit and help her non-responsive friend, she finds herself in a unique and bizarre situation that will cause her to question her rigid relationship to her various protocols and ultimately her self understanding. The Fall is a unique blend of traditional adventure game puzzles and action, mixed together nicely and set in a world rich with atmosphere. Players of The Fall will find themselves, thinking, exploring, and sometimes fighting with the world and its unusual inhabitants.

The Fall, developed by Over the Moon is now evailable in the North American Wii U eShop. The game is currently being sold for $9.99, and looks to be an excellent addition to your library. Click Read More for more information and stay tuned for our review of The Fall later this week.
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Here’s 3 New Bayonetta 2 Videos


A few new videos of Bayonetta 2 have emerged online, coutresy of NintenDaan. The videos show off opening cut scenes, walking around, and attack sequences. Bayonetta 2 is being developed by Platinum Games as a Wii U exclusive. The game will come packed with an HD port of the original Bayonetta, and will launch in October 2014. Hit the jump for a few more videos.
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