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Wii U is the next generation Wii console which again focuses as much on a new controller as it does on visual horsepower. High definition graphics that looked on a par with PlayStation 3 and 360 were evident but mentioned only in passing. In fact such was the focus on the new controller that for a while I thought this might just be a Wii peripheral.

The Legend of Zelda will get a new direction in its next title. Here are 5 things that will likely be part of the shape of the Wii U exclusive Zelda adventure... read now

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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is one of the most beloved Zelda games, but has perhaps been played by few. The good news is, it is getting an updated HD version for the Wii U, with a host of new features... read now

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The Nintendo Wii U is now here! To our amazement, one of our resident gaming families had not previously heard of the new console or the features it offers. In this Family Gamer TV, we put them in control of Nintendo Land and New Super Mario Bros U to gauge their reaction... watch now

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Just Dance 4 comes to the Wii U with traditional Wii controls, bolstered by some new modes which use the Wii U control pad. In this FamilyGamerTV, we play this with our children and look at just why Just Dance 4 is the pick of the crop for families... watch now

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Lego City Undercover is an own-brand, WiiU exclusive game which explores new ground for the Lego series and makes innovative use of the new WiiU controller. In this FamilyGamerTV, we get the chance to play the game for ourselves and see how the WiiU innovations stack up... watch now

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Nintendo Land is a flagship title for the new Wii U console, expected to demonstrate the variety and promise of the new controller. In these episodes of FamilyGamerTV, our whole family puts the game through its paces and we find a surprising level of longevity... watch now

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This week in the family gaming show Adam Rosser invited me to talk about family gaming at Christmas, Nintendo Land on the Wii U and Paper Mario Sticker Star on the 3DS XL. Also broadcast on Radio 5 Live... listen now

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Batman:Arkham City Armored Edition is the Wii U's take on the incredible genre-defining Batman adventure. But appearing a year after its first release, will it still find an audience?.. read now

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TANK! TANK! TANK! is a multiplayer battling game with a B-Movie atmosphere and some appealing personalisation. This promises to be a frenetic shooting game... read now

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Zombi U harks back to the survival-horror genre and an ambitious attempt to push the Wii U gamepad's new features into a traditional adventure gaming experience. But will it alienate parents from the previously super-safe Wii brand?.. read now

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Game & Wario is the next game in the WarioWare series, focusing once again on games which highlight different uses for the new controller... read now

Wed, 27 Jun 2012 Loading comments...

Project P-100 is a realtime action game featuring a group of superheroes marshalling the citizens of a town to destroy enemies, using hordes of volunteers to transform into gliders, giant fists and stepladders... read now

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SiNG is a new party karaoke game launching for the Wii U alongside the new console. The new feature this time around is the handy gamepad. But what's the benefit?.. read now

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Lego City: Undercover is not just a family-friendly Grand Theft Auto. It elevates the Lego series out of the shadow of movie licences and empowers the Wii U gamepad as a means of wish-fulfilment... read now

Wed, 20 Jun 2012 Loading comments...

Nintendo Land is the showcase title for Wii U, with a range of games designed to highlight many different uses for the new Wii U control pad and touchscreen... read now

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New Super Mario Bros U is the game Nintendo will hope sells the new Wii U console. It looks to be making good use of the hardware, but maybe not the new controller as much... read now

Mon, 18 Jun 2012 Loading comments...

Pikmin 3 will come as welcome news to the legions of fans of the Gamecube originals and should prove to be a spectacular exclusive title for the new Wii U console... read now

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Wii Fit U is the first new Wii Fit title in a long time and will make the most of the freedom offered by the Wii U tablet controller... read now

Sat, 16 Jun 2012 Loading comments...

I don't need another console cluttering the lounge, but I have to admit the Wii U took me by surprise. I'd not felt like this playing a videogame before... read now

Sun, 14 Aug 2011 Loading comments...

Wii U creates novel ways to control games and ups the graphical horsepower. But as with other Nintendo platforms, this is actually more exciting because of the games they will create rather than the controller innovation or tech specs... read now

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