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Super Mario Film Production Confirmed

Nintendo has confirmed rumours that a Super Mario film is in development, announcing their production partner as Illumination Entertainment, better known as the power behind the Despicable Me and the Minions franchise. While few other details of the film have been released here’s what we do know… – The release date hasn’t been confirmed but…

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Nintendo Switch ‘sorpasso’ Sales sorpasso’d

Four days ago Gamereactor Spain released the news that sales of the Nintendo Switch in Spain (usually Sony territory) had ‘sorpasso’ [overtaken] sales of the Xbox One in just ten months compared with the Xbox One’s fifty. Based on Christmas sales figures Gamereactor Spain claimed that the Xbox One closed the year having sold nearly…

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Japan bids to introduce competitive e-sports

If you’re like me you watch the Olympics and wondering why you aren’t a competitive figure skater while shovelling a particularly gravy-laden steak and kidney pudding and starting an eighteen-hour Crash Bandicoot binge. Well good news, there might be an Olympic sport to suit our unique talents as Japan tries to legalise esports, with the…

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Age of Empires: Definitive Edition release date confirmed

If Nintendo has taught us anything, it’s that nostalgia sells. Combine nostalgia with an actually good game and it’s a recipe for success. Age of Empies, the game that defined a generation, has been worked on to bring us Age of Empires: Definitive Edition, a remaster worthy of the classic. Originally slated for release in…

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Nintendo Switch emulator ‘yuzu’ announced

Fancy a pop at some Switch games? Can’t be bothered with the hassle of forking out for the console itself? Good news! The team that brought us the Nintendo 3DS emulator, Citra, have announced their intention to create yuzu, an open-source emulator for the Nintendo Switch. Describing it as, “the first Nintendo Switch emulator that…

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10 Second Ninja X (PS4) Review – Silent But Deadly

Four Circle Interactive’s original 10 Second Ninja on PC was a bloody tough game, seeing players take on the role of a cute-yet-incredibly stoic little shinobi that had to fight his way through a hordes of angry robots in ten seconds or less. The sequel-come-reboot, 10 Second Ninja X, makes its way to consoles and…

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Thunderbirds Are Go Trailer released

Thunderbirds has undergone a CGI remake just as Captain Scarlet before it, and to be honest we’ve (well I – the other WASDUK guys really couldn’t care less, more fool them!) have been apprehensive. Brains looks like a hipster, Gordon looks younger than Alan and the Thunderbirds themselves, although very well rendered in CG look…

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Screencheat announced for Xbox One

There’s only one way we play multiplayer. split screen FPS, we watch our opponents’ screens and cheat our way to victory. Oh like you don’t! And that is exactly the premise of Indie dev Samurai Punk‘s party split screen FPS; Screencheat.  The game, which is already available on Steam has been announced for a summer…

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Warhammer: Vermintide Gameplay Trailer Released : The Skaven are Coming!

Fatshark (of escape Dead Island fame), have released a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming  multiplayer Warhammer FPS, Warhammer: Vermintide. The new footage, taken from one of the earlier missions in the game, shows the game’s heroes hacking their way through the streets of Ubersreik in an attempt to warn the citie’s garrison of the…

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Metal Gear Solid V release date leaked

While Konami were planning a big reveal tomorrow (4th March) at 2pm UK time, complete with countdown on their official Metal Gear Solid webpage. Unfortunately for them they didn’t count on one particular NeoGaf user, who managed to blow the whole thing after discovering a number of interviews on IGN‘s server (videos which have rather…

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WarnerBros announce extensive mobile game lineup

Today WarnerBros announced a number of titles they intend to bring to the world of mobile gaming. In a move that will combine some of the big names in modern franchises and cross connectivity, WarnerBros confirmed five games currently under development at their various owned studios in addition to the two titles already released earlier…

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Cancelled LOK game footage found

If you’re a fan of Legacy of Kain, you know one of those fans that has never quite gotten over the way Defiance ended and practically sold your soul to get Square Enix to make a sequel, you’ll have heard of Dead Sun. If you’re a normal human being who hasn’t spent far too much…

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Gamers Confess all on Twitter

Gamers everywhere took to Twitter today to confess their funniest, most sordid and long held secrets, as the hashtag GamerConfessions became the most trending topic on the social media website. Check out the pics below to see our choice of the more amusing offerings.   You can follow WASDuk on Twitter at @wasduk1

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Flappy Bird to Fly Again

In mid-February we at wasduk looked at the lessons learned from the widely reported Flappy Bird saga, and we rather cynically chalked the whole episode up to excellent marketing. Vietnamese developer Dong Nguyen decided to remove his exceptionally popular game Flappy Bird just days after it was released on Android for rather mysterious reasons. We…

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Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead at home

Yesterday afternoon the film world was stunned to learn of the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. The award winning Hoffman, most recently involved in filming for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2, was found at his apartment in New York apparently having suffered a drugs overdose. He was declared dead at the scene.…