Leaked Yoshi's Land Wii U seemingly confirmed as a real thing by retail

You might remember that immediately after the Wii U's US launch a user of Neo GAF managed to accidentally hack into the console's debug menu, discovering a couple of unannounced game titles in the process. One of those, Yoshi's Land, has just turned up on retailer listings, with what sounds like an official description.

Both Future Shop and Best Buy Canada are listing Yoshi's Land as a real, bona fide thing you'll soon be able to buy and stick in a Wii U. Well we say 'soon'. Both retailers are listing an estimated release date of New Year's Eve 2013. Though that's probably very much a placeholder date, actually translating to 'some time in 2013'.

As for the game's description? Future Shop are listing the game as thus:

'Join everyone's favourite dinosaur in his first big starring role on Nintendo Wii U - Yoshi's Land. Utilise the power of the Wii U Touchscreen GamePad to enjoy dual-screen fun in this epic adventure with stunning HD graphics and connectivity with the MiiVerse'

Hmmm. 'everyone's favourite dinosaur'. Jurassic Park T-Rex is going to be sad. No official word from Nintendo on this one yet, but we'll let you know as soon as there is any.


  • nintendo365 - November 28, 2012 12:27 p.m.

    NO, if anything I would want another Yoshi's Story game. I enjoued the Yoshi's Island games, but there was something about that old N64 title that was brilliant. Imagine tossing eggs with the touchscreen? Id be waaaay too accurate. Plus you dont have to worry about some goddamn baby floating off in a bubble. SERIOUSLY, where in the blue hell do those damned bubbles come from?!?
  • FOZ - November 28, 2012 7:02 a.m.

    Anything other than crayon graphics is unacceptable. UNACCEPTABLE.
  • Fuzunga - November 28, 2012 8:20 a.m.

    Thanks for that, Lemongrab.
  • shawksta - November 28, 2012 6:48 a.m.

    Interesting, as said before I wonder if its Goodfeel doing this, considering they're mentioning the stunning HD and their artstyle was very superb on Anime Wario and Yarn Kirby. A console Yoshi game, will it be related to island? Will it be related to Yoshi Story? Or will it be its own unique game like Topsy Turvey!? And most importantly does Nintendo's obsession with fruit recently have to do with this!?!?! TIME WILL TELL!
  • eppo - November 28, 2012 6:11 a.m.

    Wii U interesting +1 Keep it up, Nintendo.

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