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Fils-Aime: There's no sugar coating Metroid Prime Federation Force reaction

Fils-Aime: There's no sugar coating Metroid Prime Federation Force reaction

The boss of Nintendo America has acknowledged the strength of fans’ negative reaction to the E3 reveal of Metroid Prime: Federation Force.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2015 at 11:04AM in News
Miyamoto: 'Star Fox Zero is not so far from a VR experience'

Miyamoto: 'Star Fox Zero is not so far from a VR experience'

Despite previously dimissing the potential for virtual reality, Nintendo exec Shigeru Miyamoto has hinted that one of the firm's upcoming titles would work well with the technology.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Mobile version of Pokemon Shuffle in the works

Mobile version of Pokemon Shuffle in the works

Free-to-play 3DS title Pokemon Shuffle is to receive a release on smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2015 at 4:07PM in News
Miyamoto: VR isn't a good fit for Nintendo's philosophy

Miyamoto: VR isn't a good fit for Nintendo's philosophy

A second of Nintendo’s highest profile executives has said that Nintendo is not convinced by the current virtual reality boom.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2015 at 2:21PM in News

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Wii U and 3DS software support will continue, Nintendo vows

Wii U and 3DS software support will continue, Nintendo vows

Fans left disappointed by Nintendo’s anaemic E3 showing should not worry about ongoing software support for their current systems, the platform holder says.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2015 at 11:47AM in News
Miyamoto 'not actively participating' in NX development

Miyamoto 'not actively participating' in NX development

Nintendo development boss Shigeru Miyamoto is not leading development of the NX, it has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2015 at 10:35AM in News
Nintendo is looking into its own Early Access program

Nintendo is looking into its own Early Access program

Early Access games could become a reality on all three console platform following Nintendo’s confirmation of interest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2015 at 2:23PM in News
Former Nintendo lead Howard Phillips joins casual game studio Gameduell

Former Nintendo lead Howard Phillips joins casual game studio Gameduell

Industry veteran Howard Phillips has joined casual game company Gameduell as its head of game design and user experience.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:43AM in News

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GameStop online store now offers retro consoles and games

GameStop online store now offers retro consoles and games

GameStop now offers a selection of retro consoles and games for purchase online.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:32AM in News
Splatoon has sold 1m units worldwide

Splatoon has sold 1m units worldwide

Nintendo says that more than 1m copies of Splatoon has sold worldwide.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2015 at 9:45AM in News
Nintendo approached Burnout dev Criterion to make F-Zero game

Nintendo approached Burnout dev Criterion to make F-Zero game

The Wii U was meant to launch with a new F-Zero title when it came out in 2012.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 1:58PM in News
Price and tablets to blame for Wii U's struggles, Miyamoto claims

Price and tablets to blame for Wii U's struggles, Miyamoto claims

Nintendo design legend Shigeru Miyamoto has openly discussed the Wii U’s market struggles, blaming the machine’s high RRP and the rise of tablets for its inability to take off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 10:09AM in News

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Altus bringing 3DS JRPG The Legend of Legacy to North America

Altus bringing 3DS JRPG The Legend of Legacy to North America

Atlus is publishing a western release of Furyu's JRPG The Legend of Legacy, though the version appears to be limited to North America for the time being.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 6:05AM in News
Nintendo exec wants fans to 'take more risks on the eShop'

Nintendo exec wants fans to 'take more risks on the eShop'

The senior manager of marketing in Nintendo of America’s licensing department has urged the company’s fans to be a bit more adventurous with the digital content they buy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Fils-Aime: VR is not fun and not social

Fils-Aime: VR is not fun and not social

Nintendo was the first games company to do 3D and the first to do augmented reality, but it looks highly unlikely it will be joining the virtual reality party.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
Nintendo held back Zelda Wii U from E3 as it 'didn't want to frustrate' people

Nintendo held back Zelda Wii U from E3 as it 'didn't want to frustrate' people

The Legend of Zelda for Wii U was not shown at E3 this week as Nintendo didn’t want to frustrate people who hoped it might be released this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 1:27PM in News

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Fils-Aime: Iwata did not apologise for E3 show

Fils-Aime: Iwata did not apologise for E3 show

The boss of Nintendo America has said that CEO Satoru Iwata did not tweet an apology for fans following the reaction to the company’s E3 Digital Event on Tuesday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:17AM in News
Metroid Prime 4 will never be made for Wii U, could be an NX title

Metroid Prime 4 will never be made for Wii U, could be an NX title

If Samus Aran is to grace home consoles again, it’s not going to happen on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:09AM in News
Iwata apologises to raging fans over poor E3 showcase

Iwata apologises to raging fans over poor E3 showcase

Nintendo has promised to do “better” at E3 next year following the angry reaction from many fans to last night’s showing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2015 at 10:32AM in News
Platinum is helping develop Star Fox Zero

Platinum is helping develop Star Fox Zero

Nintendo is working alongside Platinum Games to make Star Fox Zero.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2015 at 10:12AM in News
NINTENDO E3 2015 Roundup: The quiet before the storm?

NINTENDO E3 2015 Roundup: The quiet before the storm?

This E3 has been an absolute belter, brimming with announcements, new games and surprises. But it seems Nintendo didn’t want in on that party.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 6:11PM in News
NINTENDO: Zelda is still coming to the Wii U

NINTENDO: Zelda is still coming to the Wii U

Following the announcement that the Wii U Legend of Zelda title had been pushed from 2015, many assumed that the title would not be appearing on that platform, but instead ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2015 at 6:00PM in News
NINTENDO: Mario and Luigi Paper Jam and Mario Tennis Ultra Smash announced

NINTENDO: Mario and Luigi Paper Jam and Mario Tennis Ultra Smash announced

Nintendo has announced two new Mario titles for release this year and the next.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 5:48PM in News
NINTENDO: Two new Animal Crossing games headed to 3DS and Wii U

NINTENDO: Two new Animal Crossing games headed to 3DS and Wii U

Tom Nook and his zoological buddies will be setting up home on 3DS and Wii U once again.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 16th 2015 at 5:38PM in News