Nightly News Roundup: 03.20.2012

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 are given an Australian release window, Disney to announce an Epic Mickey sequel, and Hideo Kojima discusses the possibility of Metal Gear Solid on Wii U.

By Eileen Cullen. Posted 03/20/2012 20:00 2 Comments     ShareThis

Nightly News Roundup

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 receive Australian release frame

Nintendo released a statement today revealing that the sequels to Pokémon Black and White will be released during the spring of 2012 in both Australia and New Zealand. The pair of games have already been confirmed for June 2012 for Japan and Fall 2012 for Europe and North America. Those residing in the Northern Hemisphere should note that spring in the Southern Hemisphere begins in September, so Australia will not be receiving the games before Japan.

Source: Nintendo World Report

Disney to announce Epic Mickey sequel

The French Official Nintendo Magazine reports that next week Disney will announce a sequel to the Wii game released in 2010. The new game, which is to be called Epic Mickey 2: Power of Illusion, is to be released for 3DS.

Epic Mickey

Source: Eurogamer

Hideo Kojima discusses Metal Gear Solid for Wii U

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima stated that if he makes a game for Wii U, it would have to be specifically for that system rather than porting Xbox 360 or Playstation 3 games.

“Wii U is kind of a special case. The way the player interacts with the device is very different than any other device out there. So if I were to make a game for the Wii U, it would have to be a unique game.”
– Hideo Kojima

Source: My Nintendo News

2 Responses to “Nightly News Roundup: 03.20.2012”

  • 1244 points
    lukas85 says...

    ” Wii u is kind of a special case. The way the player interacts with the device is very different than any other device out there” words from a master developer, and still there are some kids that say the wii U is shit…

    • 1379 points
      xeacons says...

      He’s making an excuse not to make games for Wii U.
      “We can’t just port the game over. We’d have to make it from scratch. We don’t have time for that.”

      Many other developers have already said the same thing.

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