Entries in 'nintendo wii' (22)

OPINION: A Nintendo tablet? Is it now only a matter of when, not if?

OPINION: A Nintendo tablet? Is it now only a matter of when, not if?

Nintendo has an annoying habit of defying what many people expect them to do.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 29th 2013 at 4:39PM in News
Xbox 360 overtakes Wii as the UK's No.1 games console

Xbox 360 overtakes Wii as the UK's No.1 games console

Xbox 360 is this generation's best-selling home games console in the UK, says GfK Chart-Track.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2013 at 9:39AM in News
The Conduit HD revealed for Tegra-powered mobile devices

The Conduit HD revealed for Tegra-powered mobile devices

The Conduit, as in High Voltage’s 2009 Wii-exclusive, is getting an HD update launching soon for Tegra-powered mobile and tablet devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 3rd 2013 at 3:12PM in News
Nintendo plans continued support for Wii

Nintendo plans continued support for Wii

As Nintendo turns the page over to the Wii U, the company has offered explanation on what it has in mind for the Wii going forward.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 14th 2012 at 6:35AM in News

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Wii cut to £129

Wii cut to £129

Nintendo has effectively cut the price of its Wii console by £50 with the launch of a new bundle.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 4th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
Mario misses UK top spot

Mario misses UK top spot

Super Mario Galaxy 2 has fallen short of reaching Number One in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 by just 1,000 units.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 14th 2010 at 12:38PM in News
Argos sees Wii web hike

Argos sees Wii web hike

Argos has revealed that visits to its website made from Nintendo Wiis have doubled year-on-year, making it the third most popular web browsing device to the retailer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 7th 2010 at 6:26PM in News
Wii drops to £140 at Amazon

Wii drops to £140 at Amazon

Amazon.co.uk has slashed £60 off the price of the original Wii bundle today.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 9th 2009 at 2:48PM in News

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Wii slashed to £145 at Asda

Wii slashed to £145 at Asda

Supermarket behemoth Asda has cut the price of Nintendo’s Wii to £145.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 20th 2009 at 12:49PM in News
DS sales hit 1.5m in Oz

DS sales hit 1.5m in Oz

Nintendo has broken more records in Australia – as the DS reaches 1.5 million sales, with the Wii following on 750,000 units.

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 24th 2008 at 10:20AM in News
Nintendo enjoys Q2 profits jump

Nintendo enjoys Q2 profits jump

Nintendo posted a net profit of 144.8 billion yen ($1.5 billion) in the April-September quarter today, up 9.4 per cent from the previous year.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 30th 2008 at 3:09PM in News
Nintendo takes aim at South America

Nintendo takes aim at South America

Nintendo is plotting an aggressive Spanish marketing campaign in Latin America to boost sales of its hardware.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 15th 2008 at 3:41PM in News

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US Wii sales reach 9.5m

US Wii sales reach 9.5m

Nintendo’s Wii was the biggest selling console in the US last month, according to NPD Data – as the format hit 9.5 million lifetime sales in the territory.

by Tim Ingham
on May 16th 2008 at 10:40AM in News
No price cuts for Nintendo hardware in ‘08

No price cuts for Nintendo hardware in ‘08

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata has told Reuters that Nintendo is not planning on reducing the retail price of either Wii or DS this financial year.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 25th 2008 at 3:29PM in News
Fils-Aime on Nintendo’s ‘missed opportunities’

Fils-Aime on Nintendo’s ‘missed opportunities’

Nintendo of America’s president Reggie Fils-Aime has told Wired that his office is constantly hassling the firm’s Japanese HQ for more Wii stock – reminding them of “missed opportunities”.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 24th 2008 at 1:33PM in News
25m worldwide sales for Wii

25m worldwide sales for Wii

Nintendo’s Wii console has sold 24.45 million units worldwide since launch, the company has reported in its full year fiscal statement.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 24th 2008 at 11:57AM in News

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Nintendo operating profit doubles in record year

Nintendo operating profit doubles in record year

Nintendo has reported that its operating profit for FY 2007-2008 more than doubled on the previous year.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 24th 2008 at 11:23AM in News
US: Wii sells 721k units in March

US: Wii sells 721k units in March

NPD data shows that the US video games market was worth $1.7 billion in March – a jump of 57 per cent on February’s data.

The jump was thanks largely ...
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 18th 2008 at 9:27PM in News
Official PS3 BBC iPlayer on the way

Official PS3 BBC iPlayer on the way

Nintendo might have enjoyed fanfare this week as it unveiled the Wii’s new ability to handle BBC iPlayer, but it looks as though the application will soon be made ...
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 15th 2008 at 1:52PM in News
THQ announces cheerleading game

THQ announces cheerleading game

THQ has drawn back the curtains on its new Wii and DS gam: All Star Cheer Squad.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 7th 2008 at 10:56AM in News
Wii frenzy hits peak with £1000 sale

Wii frenzy hits peak with £1000 sale

This morning’s Metro reports that Wii bundles are being sold for a more than £1000 as Christmas looms and desperate parents continue to pay over the odds for the console.

by Neil Long
on Dec 10th 2007 at 10:06AM in News
Kaplan: Gamers were getting bored before Wii

Kaplan: Gamers were getting bored before Wii

Nintendo of America’s marketing executive Perrin Kaplan has said that consumers were getting bored of what the video games market was offering them until the arrival of the Wii, according ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2007 at 12:19PM in News