Nightly News Roundup: 01.24.2012

Of Bargains, Wii U Kits, and Rayman.

By Mel Turnquist. Posted 01/24/2012 17:36 1 Comment     ShareThis

Nightly News Roundup

Best Buy Nintendo Zones Offer 50% Off 3DS Games

According to a tweet from Nintendo of America, Best Buy is offering those who have Nintendo Zone on their 3DS a coupon that will offer 5o% off select Nintendo 3DS games. The coupon is good through February 5 and includes select games like Pilotwings Resort, Steel Diver, and Rayman 3D among other games.

Source: Nintendo World Report

Third Parties Begin Working on Wii U Games

Good news for those of us who are anticipating the release of the Wii U– third party developers have been issued the final Wii U development kits, signifying the beginning of developments of Wii U games. Nintendo confirmed this today at CES. Teams that have received such kits include Team Ninja, Ubisoft, THQ, and Electronic Arts amongst other companies. This may not seem like much, but it’s a surefire sign that the Wii U is just around the corner.

Source: Nintendo World Report

3DS Version of Rayman Origins Slated for March Release

The popular series Rayman’s latest installment, Rayman Origins is coming to the Nintendo 3DS. The game, which was previously released in November for the big 3 consoles, is slated for a March 20 release for those whom have a 3DS. While it hasn’t been confirmed if the game would utilize the 3D screen, it will at least be a welcome addition to many Nintendo 3DS holders who don’t have a Wii.

Source: Shack News

One Response to “Nightly News Roundup: 01.24.2012”

  • 54 points
    JAY Hosh says...

    I really can’t wait to see how the “hardcore gamers” react to the Wii U and its third party support, and how much more powerful it is! This should be very entertaining.

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