On this week’s EA Update the most definitive version of Need For Speed Most Wanted is available now for the Wii U, get FIFA 13 tips in the latest episode of The Boot Room, see how you can test you skills against the LPGA’s best players in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 14 and learn all about EA SPORTS Yogify – the new app for Yoga enthusiasts from beginners to masters.
Eidos Montréal®, a Square Enix® studio, today announced the Director’s Cut of Deus Ex: Human Revolution®, the definitive version of the critically acclaimed action-RPG title, is coming soon exclusively to Nintendo’s Wii U™ system.
The Director’s Cut offers a full slate of Wii U™ GamePad features including touch-screen hacking, interactive map editing, augmented sniping, grenade throwbacks and many other neural hub enhancements. Along with in-depth Miiverse™ integration, the Director’s Cut also provides access to developer commentaries and in-game guides.
Acoustic Rock cover band A Band Of Ninjas combines the forces of Video Games and Music and produced this darling visual aid to a classic Barenaked Ladies song.
Beginning this Sunday, Dec. 16 through Saturday, Dec. 22, find the best value on the season’s must-have electronics and games. For even more ways to save, shop with the Target REDCard to receive 5 percent savings or trade in used electronics and DVDs for a Target GiftCard. With TV delivery and installation services and 24 hours-a-day toll-free support from 1-877-myTGTtech, Target’s services will help families get up and running with their new gadget fast and easy.
This month on PWNED Matt and Sian corner DICE’s Niklas Fegraeus to find out the details of each of the four new multiplayer maps in the upcoming Battlefield 3: Aftermath. Matt gets hands-on with the Mass Effect 3: Omega DLC and chats with Fabrice Condominas of Bioware Montreal. Sian chats with Visceral producer Greg Rizzer about the upcoming Army of TWO: The Devil’s Cartel, and how it represents a major change in pace and tone for the franchise. Matt and Sian see Mass Effect 3: Special Edition, the Genesis 2 interactive comic by Dark Horse and FIFA 13 gameplay our Wii U round up.
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market and makers of the best-selling Zumba® Fitness video game franchise, is showcasing five extraordinary Zumba® instructors who appear as in-game avatars within the new Zumba® Fitness Core video game. United by their passion for Zumba and committed to causes that have very personal meaning for each of them, these Zumba® instructors are true heroes who are helping to make a difference for the larger community:
Beth Hochstein is a Zumba instructor with Parkinson’s Disease who teaches Zumba® classes for people with Parkinson’s Disease;
Diana Walton is a Zumba instructor and breast cancer survivor who regularly hosts Party in Pink™ Zumbathon™ charity events to raise money for breast cancer research;
Michael Bertrand is a Zumba instructor with Asperger’s Syndrome who regularly hosts Zumbathon™ charity events to raise money for Autism research;
Annie Gurrola is a full-time active duty soldier in the United States Army and volunteers her time teaching Zumba classes to soldiers and their spouses;
Shelly Ruch is a Zumba instructor and breast cancer survivor who hosts Party in Pink™ fundraising events for breast cancer research and teaches Zumba classes that include other cancer survivors.
Arkham City heads to the Wii U. Developed by Rocksteady Studios, Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City, the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this highly anticipated sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay features to deliver the ultimate experience as the Dark Knight.
Chasing Aurora can be played by up to 5 players. Multiplayer modes allow asynchronous gameplay by putting the Wii U GamePad player in a special role. The singleplayer mode is a race against time, played on the Wii U GamePad. The game features birds, rocks, mountains, icicles, lightning, fire, rockslides and a mysterious pendant called Aurora’s Gem. Chasing Aurora costs $14.99 in the Nintendo eShop.
Nintendo and fun have always gone together, but never more than this year. Just a day after its launch, the new Wii U home console and its groundbreaking touch-screen GamePad controller will be on display at 26 malls from coast to coast. Starting Nov. 19, consumers will get a chance to learn how Wii U will not only revolutionize how people play video games, but also how people will enjoy video entertainment and connect with family and friends. What’s more, holiday shoppers will also get to play the hottest, must-have games for the portable Nintendo 3DS this holiday season and experience them on the 90 percent larger screens of the new Nintendo 3DS XL hand-held system. The fun continues at select locations with weekend visits from a host of Nintendo characters, game competitions, free giveaways (while supplies last) and a special chance to video chat with Mario.
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth already came out for the Kinect and Playstation Move. Now it’s up for the Wii U at its launch. Above is a launch trailer for this title on that system. Below is a fun video of Stan Lee having a go at fighting as some of his greatest creations. Take a look and make it part of your purchasing if you’re picking up Nintendo’s newest system.