The Wii U hype train is picking up steam! With only two months to go until the system’s re-unveiling at E3 2012, information is starting to leak about everything from the console’s release date to its tech specs. In this episode of the Random Nintendo Podcast, we discuss the biggest and most probable Wii U rumors, along with a slew of new game announcements, Sega’s financial woes, and a bizarre April Fools’ Day prank pulled by Nintendo. To top it all off, we also dive back into the world of Kid Icarus: Uprising for more in-depth impressions and try out the eShop’s newest killer app, Colors! 3D.
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In this episode…
- Wii U launch date set for November 18, 2012: Report (Wii U Daily)
- New Proof of Wii U’s Release Date Emerges (IGN)
- Nobody Knows How Powerful The Wii U Actually Is (Kotaku)
- Gearbox boss says impressive Wii U ‘a really nice bridge’ to the next generation (Joystiq)
- Developers claim Wii U weaker than PS3, 360. Nintendo says focus on “play,” not “numbers.” (Yahoo! News)
- Rumor: Nintendo’s Answer To Gran Turismo And Forza In Development – Details (Dual Pixels)
- Pokémon Conquest for Nintendo DS Set to Launch on June 18 (Nintendo.com)
- Disney Epic Mickey Paints Its Way To The Nintendo 3DS System With “Disney Epic Mickey: Power Of Illusion” (GoNintendo)
- Unchained Blades Coming To PSP And 3DS As A Digital Download (Siliconera)
- Sega cancels games, plans layoffs (Gamasutra)
- Sonic the Hedgehog co-creator Hirokazu Yasuhara joins Nintendo Exclusive (Gamasutra)
- Kid Icarus: Uprising (Official Site)
- Colors! 3D (Official Site)
- Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion (IGN Game Page)
- Pokemon Conquest (Nintendo.com Game Page)
- Unchained Blades (IGN Game Page)