/// Super Smash Bros. for Wii U dated for November
The Super Smash Bros. for Wii U game will launch in North America on Nov. 21 (December 5 in Europe, and December 6 in Japan), just in time for the heart of the holiday shopping season, at a suggested retail price of $59.99. The first wave of Nintendo’s interactive amiibo figures will launch the same day at a suggested retail price of $12.99 each. Twelve iconic Nintendo characters will be included in the first wave, with a second wave of six more figures set to launch in December.
/// Masahiro Sakurai shows off amiibo interface in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
/// Kingdom Hearts III switched to Unreal Engine 4
In the full interview about KH 2.5 HD Remix, Famitsu asked Nomura for a status update on the development of KH3. Nomura says that development is proceeding as planned based on the schedule, but that they have switched to Unreal Engine 4 for “various reasons”. He goes on to say that because of the engine switch they’re having some rendering issues at the moment, but that Epic Games is working closely with them to resolve any issues. [Source]
/// Xbox One sold 100,000 units during launch week in China – Report
A report by 17173.com references an interview with Shanghai Media Group vice-president Zhang Dazhong where he said that Xbox One has shifted 100,000 units since it launched last week. Shanghai Media Group is the parent company of BesTV, Microsoft’s local partner for Xbox. [Source]
After a six-month beta, Project Spark has now launched with a host of new content and a retail disc offering. More than 1 milion Project Spark creators have already logged 4 million hours making 70,000 game levels that fans can dive into on day one. New content comes online every day so there’s is always fresh content to check out regardless of your genre preference or skill level.
/// PlayStation Now coming to PS TV, Other Details of the New Micro-Console
PlayStation TV‘s North American launch is set for next Tuesday, October 14, so we wanted to get the ball rolling by providing a comprehensive resource for all topics related to PS TV. Though certain details are still being finalized, this FAQ will cover a range of topics about this sleek and compact new addition to the PlayStation family. Topics covered include everything from the system specs and benefits to accessories, PlayStation Plus features, the launch game lineup, differences from PS Vita, and much more. [Source]
/// Microsoft announces that Halo 2: Anniversary won’t be running in 1080p
When speaking to IGN, 343 executive producer Dan Ayoub enthusiastically confirmed the news, saying that the team was “really pleased” with how the engine and buffer of Halo: The Master Chief Collection allowed them to switch between the classic edition and Anniversary engines, but that it “put a hit on resolution.” [Source]
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