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Duck Hunt on Wii U?
I look at the possibility of old franchises making a return
Published on 24/11/2012

Whether you love or hate the controls in Kid Icarus: Uprising, there is absolutely no denying that the game was a victorious return for Pit, and has put the series up there with some of the Nintendo greats. With Wii U now just around the corner, could it be that we're on the verge of seeing some more franchises revived?

For me, it was amazing that we never saw Duck Hunt revived on Wii. It is, after all, essentially an early concept for the Wii Remote, and it would have undoubtedly caused some buzz if it had returned. So perhaps one for Wii U? This got me thinking about other franchises, most notably Ice Climbers which I mention in detail, and how they could return on Wii U. There's certainly potential for some revivals in the coming years!

This article was a lot of fun to write, and allowed me to really be creative with the ideas phase. Let's just hope Nintendo take note and make some of these games!

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Reinventing Nintendo's Legacy Franchises on Wii U

Continuing my series of articles looking at how franchises could be reinvented on Wii U (see Major Franchises and DS Games for more), I take a look at Nintendo's legacy franchises and consider how they could be reinvented in the same way 3DS gave new life to Kid Icarus. In this article, I look at franchises varying from the well known such as Ice Climbers, to the obscure, such as Gumshoe to the hopeful in the form of Earthbound. As always, each game is accompanied by concept art I created myself.

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