Entries in 'Nintendo' (326)

The SNES Classic Mini pre-orders have run dry

The SNES Classic Mini pre-orders have run dry

Gamers are facing a bit of a struggle to secure pre-orders for Nintendo's recently announced SNES Classic Mini.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2017 at 9:58AM in News
Nintendo promises improved SNES Mini stock situation

Nintendo promises improved SNES Mini stock situation

Will the SNES Mini be as hard to find as its predecessor the NES Mini? That's the burning question following yesterday's announcement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2017 at 9:05AM in News
Classic Mini SNES

Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES release date confirmed for September 29th

After months of rumours, Nintendo has confirmed that a SNES version of its Nintendo Classic Mini console will be arriving this autumn on September 29th. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 26th 2017 at 5:14PM in News
Nintendo insists Switch shortages are not strategic

Nintendo insists Switch shortages are not strategic

The accusation that Nintendo deliberately undersupplies its products is one the company has faced for years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2017 at 9:22AM in News

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Nintendo 'trying to be flexible' on crossplatform multiplayer

Nintendo 'trying to be flexible' on crossplatform multiplayer

One of the more surprising things to emerge from E3 was Nintendo's inclusion in a new drive towards crossplatform multiplayer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2017 at 10:29AM in News
Fuze is bringing programming tool Code Studio to Switch

Fuze is bringing programming tool Code Studio to Switch

A lot of effort has been put into encouraging kids to code, and utilising the Nintendo Switch for the job seems like a very smart move.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2017 at 10:58AM in News
Horizon Zero Dawn resurges to deny Arms a UK No.1

Horizon Zero Dawn resurges to deny Arms a UK No.1

Nintendo's new Switch title Arms has fallen short of the top of the charts thanks to a resurgence from one of 2017's mainstays.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2017 at 9:59AM in News
Fallout 4 VR

Doom, Fallout 4 and Skyrim VR will drive awareness, but Ubisoft still 'go-to VR publisher' - SuperData

Virtual reality was a major theme of Bethesda's E3 announcements this year, with titles such as Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4 all receiving the VR treatment by the end of ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 2:36PM in News

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Miyamoto and Yves

Rabbid fanbase - how Nintendo and Ubisoft's Mario partnership gives Switch a tactical edge

We knew it was coming, but somehow Ubisoft still managed to surprise us. No, we're not talking about Beyond Good and Evil 2 (although let's just pause for a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Yes, there's a Mario Kart VR game for HTC Vive

Yes, there's a Mario Kart VR game for HTC Vive

Bet this wasn't an announcement you were expecting this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Metroid

Metroid and Mario & Luigi return in new 3DS titles

Nintendo's E3 Spotlight might have been all about new titles for Switch, but those tuning in to Nintendo's Treehouse stream will have seen a handful of new 3DS titles as ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 9:06PM in News
Zelda DLC

First Zelda: Breath of the Wild Expansion Pass DLC dated for June 30th

As well as announcing a slew of new titles for the Nintendo Switch today, Nintendo also announced when players will be able to get their hands on the first DLC ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 8:32PM in News

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Nintendo surprises with Metroid Prime 4, Rocket League and new Yoshi and Kirby titles on Switch

Nintendo kicked off its E3 Spotlight with a slew of announcements, confirming release dates for a number of titles announced earlier in the year, as well as confirmation of a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 4:54PM in News
E3 of the Dead: our pre-show analysis

E3 of the Dead: our pre-show analysis

The Los Angeles Convention Centre has always been a place of peril as well as profit. Attending is something of a survival course: high-pressure meetings, late-late-late-night networking, cross-floor appointment dashes ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 7th 2017 at 11:28AM in News
Pokemon Ultra logos

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon release date confirmed for November 17th

It might not be the Pokemon Stars title for Switch fans were hoping for, but Nintendo confirmed today that two new Pokemon titles are heading to 3DS this November. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 6th 2017 at 3:55PM in News
Switch owners to get free Shaq Fu after NBA Playgrounds hiccup

Switch owners to get free Shaq Fu after NBA Playgrounds hiccup

Saber Interactive has said that its upcoming release Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn will be given away fro free on Nintendo Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2017 at 10:08AM in News

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Nintendo Switch's Online service delayed until 2018, full pricing revealed

Nintendo Switch's Online service delayed until 2018, full pricing revealed

Originally set to launch this autumn, Nintendo's online service for the Switch will now launch in early 2018, the platform holder announced today. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 2nd 2017 at 10:05AM in News
Teslagrad enjoyed its biggest success on Wii U

Teslagrad enjoyed its biggest success on Wii U

Developer Rain Games has revealed that it was the Wii U version of its game Teslagrad that was the most successful.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2017 at 9:49AM in News
Standalone Switch dock will cost £80

Standalone Switch dock will cost £80

Switch owners who want to add an additional dock to their household setup face a significant outlay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2017 at 10:48AM in News
Switch helps US games market to 10% gain

Switch helps US games market to 10% gain

Sales of the Nintendo Switch have remained strong for a second month in the US, driving up the annual comparisons in NPD's monthly report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2017 at 9:57AM in News
Project Rap Rabbit gets cheaper Switch stretch goal

Project Rap Rabbit gets cheaper Switch stretch goal

Crowdfunded rhythm action game Project Rap Rabbit will now come to Nintendo Switch provided the campaign raises $1.5m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2017 at 11:07AM in News
Nintendo is planning a smartphone Zelda game, report claims

Nintendo is planning a smartphone Zelda game, report claims

The Legend of Zelda might be the next big Nintendo IP in line for the smartphone treatment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2017 at 9:56AM in News
Prey dethrones Mario Kart in UK charts on its second week

Prey dethrones Mario Kart in UK charts on its second week

Bethesda's Prey has grabbed itself a UK No.1 at the second time of asking.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2017 at 9:37AM in News
Nintendo E3 2017

Nintendo's E3 2017 presentation dated, promises new Super Mario Odyssey details

Mark it in your diaries. Nintendo will be kicking off its E3 activities this year on Tuesday June 13th at 5pm in the UK. Starting with its now traditional E3 ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 11th 2017 at 2:20PM in News
Non-gamers largely unaware of Switch and Scorpio

Non-gamers largely unaware of Switch and Scorpio

Nielsen's US Games 360 Report 2017 has found that non-gamers still remain largely unaware of some video games hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2017 at 10:39AM in News