Pokken Tournament Announced For Wii U And Coming Next Spring

It official everyone; Pokken Tournament has been announced for Wii U and is coming next Spring. The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo today announced the upcoming release of Pokkén Tournament for the Nintendo Wii U home console. Currently an arcade game available only in Japan, Pokkén Tournament for the Nintendo Wii U will be released worldwide in spring 2016.

This is great news for Wii U owners who are looking for something to play on their systems come 2016 (besides Zelda of course). Check out the announcement trailer above.

UNCHARTED TRILOGY – PS3 VS PS4 GRAPHICS COMPARISON

Here is a very in depth graphics comparison for Uncharted on PS3 and PS4. The Uncharted trilogy is headed to PS4 and will feature the entire series from the PS3 version (minus online gameplay). The people over at Bluepoint Games really break down a lot in this video so be sure to give it a watch.

Uncharted The Nathan Drake Collection will release in October. I couldn’t be more excited.

SQUARE ENIX’S ANNOUNCES PAX PRIME 2015 LINEUP

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Square-Enix has announced their PAX Prime 2015 lineup and you can check out the list below. the lineup looks pretty fierce and I can’t wait to hear more on nearly every single game. Here is what they will be showing:

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below (PS4)
Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS)
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward (PS4, PS3, PC)
Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae 2.0 (PS4, XBO)
Just Cause 3 (PS4, XBO, PC)
Lara Croft GO (iOS, Android)
Life is Strange (PS4, XBO, PS3, 360, PC)

What game catches your fancy?

Source: Square PR

Nintendo 2DS Now $100

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Nintendo announced, earlier today, that the price of the Nintendo 2DS handheld is now officially $100. The 2DS allows gamers to play 3DS titles 3D-FREE and is aimed more at the younger crowd. I am eager to see if Nintendo advertises this deal and wonder what will happen during the Holiday season.

The 2DS launched in October 2013 for $130 and by January, Nintendo had sold 2.1 million units. Will this deal make you jump and get a 2DS?

Want to Win A Ness Amiibo? NEW CONTEST ANNOUNCED

Want to win a hard to find Ness Amiibo? One luck winner will win a free Ness Amiibo figure curtesy of myvideogamenews.com! All you have to do is subscribe to our new YouTube channel, give the video a thumbs up and comment!

Good luck to everyone who enters. Make sure you spread the word- if you don’t win, maybe a friend of your will and you can fight them for it.

Thanks, as always, from your pals here at MVGN.

SPLATOON – ‘TRY FOR FREE’ TRAILER

If you have yet to test fire Splatoon Nintendo is going to give you another shot soon. Check out the trailer above and make sure you download the Splatoon test fire app on Wii U to play this popular game. Splatoon has been a surprise hit for Nintendo already shifting over 1.5 million units to date and they are looking to capitalize on the titles online success by giving players a chance to see what they’re missing.

Check out the “try for free” Splatoon trailer and let us know if you plan on downloading.

DISNEY INFINITY 3.0 – TWILIGHT OF THE REPUBLIC TRAILER

The Star Wars Twilight of the Republic Play Set is included in the Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Starter Pack. This Play Set lets players embark on intergalactic adventures with Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and his trusty Jedi Padawan Ahsoka Tano to uncover secret plots, defeat villains and bring peace back to the galaxy. Featuring an original story set in the Episodes I-III timeline, players will travel through four iconic locations, use the Force and Lightsabers in epic battles, and master their combat skills.

JAPANESE HARDWARE SALES

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Here are the latest hardware sales from Japan. The 3DS lead the way (as usual) followed by Sony’s PS4 and PS Vita. The Wii U also enjoyed healthy sales shifting over 16K units as well. Check out the list below:

3DS – 42.248
PS4 – 18.503
PS Vita – 18.072
Wii U – 16.567
PS3 – 3.448
Xbone – 195

CAPCOM’S TGS LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

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Capcom has announced its TGS line up. Check out the full line up from the wonderful people over at Capcom:

Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX (3DS) – Playable
Monster Hunter Spirits (Smartphone) – Playable
Monster Hunter Stories (3DS) – Stage Event, Live Stream
Monster Hunter X (3DS) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Steam
Resident Evil 0 (PS4, XBO, PS3, 360, PC) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Steam
Street Fighter V (PS4, PC) – Playable, Stage Event, Live Steam

I cannot wait to hear more about Street Fighter V and the Monster Hunter stuff should be pretty sweet as well.

THIS WEEK’S FAMITSU REVIEW SCORES

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Here are this weeks famitsu review scores. Check out one of the first official scores for the controversial Devil’s Third game for Wii U as well as other games for PS4. Here is the list:

Devil’s Third (Wii U) – 8/9/8/8
Girls Like Robots (Wii U) – 8/8/8/8
Puchikon Magazine First Issue (3DS) – 6/7/9/8
Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (PS4) – 7/6/8/7
Rollers of the Realm (PS4) – 6/6/8/6
Rear Pheles -Red of Another- (PSV) – 5/6/6/6