Entries in 'Nintendo' (421)

Nintendo steps up hunt for 'future platforms' hardware architect

Nintendo steps up hunt for 'future platforms' hardware architect

“Devising strategies for future Nintendo gaming platforms” is a key requirement in a new graphics architect vacancy posted by the Wii U platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Amiibo support being added to Hyrule Warriors

Amiibo support being added to Hyrule Warriors

Nintendo has revealed that existing Wii U title Hyrule Warriors will support its Amiibo figure range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Another Pokemon game releases on iOS

Another Pokemon game releases on iOS

The Pokémon Company has released yet another title on Apple platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Has Nintendo's Wii U turned a corner?

Has Nintendo's Wii U turned a corner?

“Wii U has had quite a good year so far,” said Nintendo’s UK marketing boss Shelly Pearce when MCV came to visit the company in Windsor this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2014 at 2:41PM in News

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Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Digital Wii U and 3DS games can now be purchased on the Nintendo web store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
New 3DS sales hit 230k in Japan in first week

New 3DS sales hit 230k in Japan in first week

It looks like Nintendo’s latest handheld has got off to a strong start in its traditional heartland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
Off-screen play confirmed for Watch Dogs Wii U

Off-screen play confirmed for Watch Dogs Wii U

Ubisoft has explained how Wii U owners will be able to use their GamePad when playing upcoming release Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2014 at 12:46PM in News
Nintendo bringing 15 games to IndieCade 2014

Nintendo bringing 15 games to IndieCade 2014

Nintendo has announced it will be in official attendance at IndieCade's annual festival this weekend, showing off a batch of Wii U and 3DS indie games the company has dubbed ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:38AM in News

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Upcoming Wii U release Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will launch in North America on December 5th, Nintendo of America has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:43PM in News
Super Smash Bros Wii U and Amiibo dated for UK, six new figures announced

Super Smash Bros Wii U and Amiibo dated for UK, six new figures announced

Nintendo has announced a UK release date for both the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros and its toys-to-life Amiibo figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 12:14PM in News
Future is closing Official Nintendo Magazine

Future is closing Official Nintendo Magazine

Nintendo and Future have announced the closure of Official Nintendo Magazine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 11:07AM in News
Wii U not powerful enough for Assassin's Creed: Unity port

Wii U not powerful enough for Assassin's Creed: Unity port

Ubisoft has said that the Wii U’s lack of processing power is the reason why it decided against porting Assassin’s Creed: Unity to Nintendo’s machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 9:53AM in News

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Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

2002 Game Boy Advance release Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance will land on Wii U's Virtual Console later this month, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:17PM in News
Nintendo launches Frubes marketing campaign

Nintendo launches Frubes marketing campaign

Nintendo characters are to start appearing on the packing of kids’ yoghurt snack Frubes as part of a new promotion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 2:41PM in News
Latest Wii U update adds menu folders, other interface improvements

Latest Wii U update adds menu folders, other interface improvements

Nintendo has rolled out a new firmware update for Wii U, adding an oft-requested organization feature on the console’s dashboard among other improvements.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:01PM in News
Ex-Nintendo indie boss Adelman working on PlayStation title

Ex-Nintendo indie boss Adelman working on PlayStation title

The man previously in charge of working with independent developers at Nintendo has revealed he is making his own title – for PlayStation.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 30th 2014 at 4:07PM in News

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The Pokémon Trading Card Game arrives on iPad

The Pokémon Trading Card Game arrives on iPad

It may not strictly be the big Nintendo smartphone foray that some depicted, but The Pokémon Trading Card Game has at last arrived on iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 2:53PM in News
Bayonetta 2 suffers low Japanese sales despite glowing reviews

Bayonetta 2 suffers low Japanese sales despite glowing reviews

Early signs suggest that while Bayonetta 2 will fare very well with critics, its commercial performance may be less impressive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2014 at 2:03PM in News
New 3DS and New 3DS XL get 2014 Australian launch

New 3DS and New 3DS XL get 2014 Australian launch

Nintendo’s New 3DS and New 3DS XL will arrive in Australia this side of Christmas but are still not due in Europe until 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 10:41AM in News
Destiny sales drop 78 per cent in second week, but holds No.1

Destiny sales drop 78 per cent in second week, but holds No.1

Activision Blizzard scores its second consecutive No.1 for Destiny this week, despite the game’s sales dropping by 78 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Super Smash Bros sells 1m in Japan as Wii U release date seemingly leaks

Super Smash Bros sells 1m in Japan as Wii U release date seemingly leaks

Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros has had a very strong debut in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2014 at 2:46PM in News
Super Smash Bros offers extra functionality on New 3DS

Super Smash Bros offers extra functionality on New 3DS

Users wanting to run Miiverse while playing Super Smash Bros will need a New 3DS or New 3DS XL to do so.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 1:39PM in News
3DS can be used as a controller for Smash Bros on Wii U

3DS can be used as a controller for Smash Bros on Wii U

Those with early access to the 3DS build of Super Smash Bros have spotted some extra functionality not previously revealed by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 9:38AM in News
OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

New IP does not necessarily mean new ideas, argues MCV editor Christopher Dring

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:31AM in News
Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Another free game offer has been unveiled to try and tempt consumers into buying a 3DS system this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 2:01PM in News