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SEGA and Double Fine’s The Cave was finally playable on Wii U during a press event last week. On Nintendo’s console, players can expect the GamePad to act as a character selector and means of controlling the camera. If you tap on a character, you’ll jump to them. If you double tap, the camera’s focus moves to them. Characters do not move independently off-screen in the game.

Double Fine’s Chris Remo said the following about the Wii U version of The Cave:

“So other than that, it pretty much plays like all the other versions. We did work really hard to ensure that visually everything you’re seeing is identical to the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions, so there’s no downscaling, there’s nothing going on that is not up to par with the other next-gen systems. There’s nothing super wacky going on, but it’s a completely full-featured version of the game.”


The latest Wii U eShop charts are as follows:


1. Trine 2: Director’s Cut
2. Nano Assault Neo
3. New Super Mario Bros. U
4. Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition
5. Little Inferno
6. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
7. ZombiU
8. Scribblenauts Unlimited
9. Assassin’s Creed III
10. Darksiders II
11. Chasing Aurora
12. Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge
13. Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition
14. Nintendo Land
15. Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition
16. Madden NFL 13
17. Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth
18. Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper
19. Just Dance 4
20. Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two


1. Nintendo Direct: December 5, 2012
2. Trine 2: Director’s Cut Video
3. Nano Assault Neo Video
4. Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth Video
5. New Super Mario Bros. U Video
6. Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition Video
7. Chasing Aurora Video
8. Scribblenauts Unlimited Video
9. Little Inferno Video
10. ZombiU Video
11. Little Inferno Video 2
12. Darksiders II Video
13. ZombiU Video 3
14. Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition Video
15. Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge Video
16. Puddle Video
17. Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition Video
18. ZombiU Video 2
19. Rabbids Land Video
20. Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper Video

Source: Wii U eShop

This week’s European Nintendo Downloads are as follows:

3DS download software

escapeVektor (Nnooo, €9.99 / £TBC)
Gunman Clive (Bertil Hörberg, €1.99 / £TBC)

3DS download software price reduction

Rising Board 3D (Odenis Studio, permanent reduction to €1.99 / £TBC)

3DS Virtual Console “Hero Sale”

Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo, €3.99 / £TBC until 27th December)
Dr. Mario (Nintendo, €1.49 / £TBC until 27th December)

3DS Retail DLC

New Art Academy (Nintendo, €1.99 / £TBC per lesson) — Glass and Light, Expressionism

Wii U download software sale

Chasing Aurora (Broken Rules, €5.99 / £TBC until 3rd January 2013)
Little Inferno (Tomorrow Corporation, €9.99 / £TBC until 4th January)


Castle Conqueror – Heroes 2 (CIRCLE Entertainment, 500 Nintendo Points)
Cake Ninja XMAS (Cypronia, 500 Nintendo Points)


Super Ubi Land could wind up on the Wii U eShop. Notion Games has said that it has been in touch with Nintendo and was invited to port the game. The developer could also bring future projects to the Wii U and/or 3DS.

At the moment, Notion Games is not in possession of a Wii U dev kit. It sounds like the team plans to raise money through some sort of fundraiser, but specific plans have not been shared.


Leaked artwork appears to reveal that Capcom Arcade Cabinet is on the way. While the images are Xbox Live Arcade-related, Pockett Videogames has apparently confirmed with its sources that Wii U eShop and 3DS eShop releases are planned as well.

Capcom Arcade Cabinet has not been officially announced. It also isn’t clear which games would be included in the collection, but the artwork hints at Ghosts ‘n Goblins, Commando, Gun.Smoke, Side Arms, 1943 and Black Tiger.

If Capcom Arcade Cabinet is a real thing, expect it on digital download services next year.

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