Upcoming Wii U eShop Games of 2015

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By Anthony Pershkin. Posted 08/14/2015 14:00 3 Comments     ShareThis

Poncho

It’s not the first time a game plays around with idea of jumping between layers of depth, but this one also has a poncho-wearing robot as its main character. I don’t know about you, but I’m sold.


SteamWorld Heist

Speaking of robots and ponchos, SteamWorld Heist is getting closer to its release date. A followup to SteamWorld Dig, this tactical strategy game is set to be released this fall for 3DS first and then Wii U some time after that. If your 3DS has been out of S.T.E.A.M. lately, this one will provide what you need.


Zombie Vikings

With a name like Zoink!, the studio is destined to make some wacky games during its lifetime. If you’re up for more Ren and Stimpy-like shenanigans from the makers of the hilarious Stick it to the Man!, Zombie Vikings should definitely do the trick.


Runbow

Party games provide very unique social experiences, like losing a friend over a game of Mario Party. Runbow is set to crank things up to 11 (or eight, perhaps) with its eight-player platforming madness and constant platforms changes. Friends, beware.


Gunman Clive HD Collection

While some Mega Man-inspired games are having a hard time coming out, Gunman Clive already had an excellent sequel and is now ready to make an HD jump. Personally, I cannot wait to play through both games again on a big screen.

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3 Responses to “Upcoming Wii U eShop Games of 2015”

  • 819 points
    Toadlord says...

    I’m excited for a number of these. Been following Fast Racing Neo’s development since before the launch of Wii U so it will hopefully deliver on the F-Zero Front. It certainly looks the part. The publisher Shin’en has worked almost exclusively with Nitendo platforms. Maybe depending on how this game turns out they could have a go with the iconic franchise itself?

    Others I’m looking forward to are: Shovel Knight DLC, Gunman Clive, and the hopefully soon to be released Octodad

  • 459 points
    Drew Ciccotelli says...

    Great list. Will definitely be picking up a few of these. Thanks for mentioning the mindbenders of innovation and intensity, Treasure. They deserve any and all the praise they get.

  • 1468 points
    penduin says...

    I’m not sure how this didn’t dawn on me before, but I just realized that Fast Racing Neo is F-Zero GX meets Ikaruga.

    …as if I didn’t want the game enough already. :^)

    I wonder what other GameCube titles could be combined to great effect? Metroid Prime and Mario Strikers? Oh, ouch… too soon.

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