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A small update has arrived for Wii Street U. The patch “improves security for more enjoyable gameplay” and “fixes a number of issues to enhance the user’s experience and enjoyment”. Nothing too major, but it’s an update nonetheless!

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BLOK DROP U’s update is now available, though the manner in which you obtain it is a bit complicated.

You’ll first need to delete the game from your system/hard drive. After that, re-download BLOK DROP U from the eShop.

RCMADIAX says it’s looking into the issue, as updating Wii U games is usually easier.


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Child of Light will soon be receiving a patch to change the game’s difficulty names. In the future, “normal” and “hard” will be modified to “casual” and “expert”.

Writer Jeffrey Yohalem told Joystiq during a live-stream event:

“In a patch that’s coming up, we’re changing the names to ‘casual’ and ‘expert’. This has been an issue, obviously, that some people have had, and I think that the word ‘normal’ is a misrepresentation …. Or, rather, implying that there’s one way to play that’s normal is, I think, too strong.”

“Casual is for people that want to experience the world and experience the adventure without having hard combat, and then expert is for people who love RPGs and who want to really have a challenge.”

Yohalem feels that those who have experience playing role-played games should try Child of Light on the “hard” difficulty for the time being.

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Armature Studio and Warner Bros. Interactive have prepared a new update for Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate: Deluxe Edition. The thing is, we’re not sure what it changes/adds at the moment. We’ll let you know if we receive any additional information.

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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams’ patch has finally reached Europe. That’s according to developer Black Forest Games, as the studio confirmed on Twitter.

Black Forest wrote:

As for North America, Giana Sister’s patch is still on the way. Nintendo simply needs to sign off on the update before it arrives.


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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dream’s long-awaited patch is almost here. Earlier today, Black Forest Games confirmed on Twitter that the update has been approved for Europe.

The studio tweeted:


Hopefully the North American patch isn’t too far behind!

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Nintendo has brought out a new update for Wii Karaoke U in Europe.

Here’s what’s new/changed:

Adds support for wireless microphones
Adds the ability to turn on the Melody Guide for all Backdrops
Adds several new costumes
Adds the ability to filter out songs by language
Displays national flags next to each Mii character on the Online Ranking results screen
Prevents the display of certain song lyrics in screenshots posted to Miiverse
Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

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We’ve briefly touched on Shovel Knight’s unique Wii U and 3DS features in the past. Thanks to Destructoid’s recent interview with Yacht Club Games, more information has surfaced.

On 3DS, players can change their items and view gear without having to stop the action. There’s also the StreetPass Arena, which Destructoid describes as follows:

“You have to collect five gems in five seconds and defeat the other Shovel Knights, but there are no other Shovel Knights. But when you Street Pass someone, your recordings go head to head and you can watch the wild stabs at nothing after the fact.”

The Wii U version of Shovel Knight will also have some unique elements of its own. This version will offer Digger’s Diary messages on the GamePad in every area, somewhat like to Dark Souls – and drawing is allowed as well. Yacht Club Games also intends to bring multiplayer to the Wii U version through a future free update.

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In the very near future, BLOK DROP U will be receiving its first title update. While it won’t introduce any additional content, RCMADIAX has implemented a number of changes to improve upon the core experience.

I was recently given the opportunity to try out BLOK DROP U’s impending update. For some quick impressions, head past the break.