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Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Nintendo has revealed that, following their respective release, Wii U shooter Splatoon has consistently outsold Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2016 at 1:55PM in News
Nintendo officially scraps Quality of Life sleep device

Nintendo officially scraps Quality of Life sleep device

The future of Satoru Iwata’s Quality of Life initiative looks even more uncertain today after Nintendo admitted to officially abandoning its only product.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
Kimishima admits Nintendo could ditch Quality of Life initiative

Kimishima admits Nintendo could ditch Quality of Life initiative

Nintendo has for the first time admitted that it may abandon Satoru Iwata’s Quality of Life roadmap.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
Second Nintendo smartphone game will feature its big IP

Second Nintendo smartphone game will feature its big IP

Mario? Zelda? Metroid? Donkey Kong? One of Nintendo’s bigger brands has been teased as the lead for the company’s second smartphone release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 1:04PM in News

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Nintendo fans can pre-register for smartphone app Miitomo this month

Nintendo fans can pre-register for smartphone app Miitomo this month

Miitomo - the unusual smartphone app from Nintendo - will launch next month in 17 countries, and fans can pre-register for the game by February 17th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 9:46AM in News
Nintendo says it is 'looking' at virtual reality

Nintendo says it is 'looking' at virtual reality

Having previously dismissed the technology, Wii U and 3DS platform holder Nintendo has seemingly softened its stance toward VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Revenue and profit fall at Nintendo

Revenue and profit fall at Nintendo

Nintendo’s net profit for the nine months ending December 31st slumped 31.9 per cent year-on-year to ¥40.55bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 9:46AM in News
Pokemon is getting its first ever Super Bowl ad

Pokemon is getting its first ever Super Bowl ad

Viewers of this year’s Super Bowl will for the first time be greeted with a Pokemon ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 4:19PM in News

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Sega 3D Classics coming to retail, includes four new titles

Sega 3D Classics coming to retail, includes four new titles

Nine retro Sega titles are being bundled for a retail release on 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 1:18PM in News
Nintendo says Fire Emblem: Fates changes cater to local tastes

Nintendo says Fire Emblem: Fates changes cater to local tastes

The omission of a controversial plotline from 3DS title Fire Emblem: Fates was purely driven to standard localisation practices, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 10:37AM in News
Yo-Kai Watch TV series confirmed for UK

Yo-Kai Watch TV series confirmed for UK

The Yo-Kai Watch anime series will be broadcast in the UK this spring.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 2:54PM in News
Nintendo to launch a Zelda-themed New 3DS XL in March

Nintendo to launch a Zelda-themed New 3DS XL in March

Nintendo is releasing a special Zelda-themed New 3DS XL alongside the upcoming Hyrule Warriors: Legends. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 21st 2016 at 2:44PM in News

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Nintendo cuts controversial 'gay conversion' plot from Fire Emblem: Fates

Nintendo cuts controversial 'gay conversion' plot from Fire Emblem: Fates

A plotline that sees a lesbian drugged and tricked into falling in love with a man – yes, really – will not be included in the Western version of 3DS ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Nintendo says smartphone business will quadruple profits

Nintendo says smartphone business will quadruple profits

The long-awaited debut on Nintendo on smartphones will have a dramatic effect on Nintendo’s profit, president Tatsumi Kimishima has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2016 at 3:55PM in News
Wolf Link Amiibo will unlock new dungeon in Twilight Princess HD

Wolf Link Amiibo will unlock new dungeon in Twilight Princess HD

The Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD will feature additional content not found in the original title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 11:21AM in News
Special Edition Pokemon 2DS consoles heading to the UK

Special Edition Pokemon 2DS consoles heading to the UK

2016 is the 20th Anniversary of Pokemon, don’t you know? And part of the celebration sees three Special Edition 2DS making their way to the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2016 at 12:35PM in News

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Luckey: Nintendo Virtual Boy hurt VR

Luckey: Nintendo Virtual Boy hurt VR

The boss of virtual reality specialist Oculus has said that Nintendo’s failed Virtual Boy platform was harmful to the whole virtual reality movement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2016 at 10:41AM in News
Tetris and Donkey Kong composer Fuller has passed away

Tetris and Donkey Kong composer Fuller has passed away

Brad Fuller, who helped create the soundtracks to a number of classic 1980s video games, has died.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 5th 2016 at 1:51PM in News
Xenoblade voice actress doesn't think cuts constitute censorship

Xenoblade voice actress doesn't think cuts constitute censorship

The voice actress of Xenoblade Chronicles X character Lin has spoken out in favour of the alterations made to the game for its Western release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 12:38PM in News
Jo Bartlett has left Nintendo UK

Jo Bartlett has left Nintendo UK

Nintendo UK’s head of communications and partnerships Jo Bartlett has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2015 at 4:33PM in News
Pokken Tournament dated; Hardware bundle gets special controller

Pokken Tournament dated; Hardware bundle gets special controller

Pokemon and Tekken crossover Pokken Tournament now has a release date in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2015 at 3:30PM in News
Super Mario Galaxy rated for Wii U Virtual Console

Super Mario Galaxy rated for Wii U Virtual Console

A new ESRB listing indicates a Virtual Console release of the original Super Mario Galaxy is on the way.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 16th 2015 at 2:16AM in News
Fils-Aime says that Nintendo smartphone games will be 'different' to the norm

Fils-Aime says that Nintendo smartphone games will be 'different' to the norm

The boss of Nintendo America has said warned that gamers shouldn’t be expecting traditional experiences from the company’s firs smartphone titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Nintendo patent could be the NX controller

Nintendo patent could be the NX controller

Companies file all sorts of patents, so there’s every chance that this particular device will never see the light of day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 11:12AM in News
New round of Animal Crossing Amiibo to hit shelves in January

New round of Animal Crossing Amiibo to hit shelves in January

Nintendo has announced that the next wave of Animal Crossing Amiibo figures will be coming to stores in UK very early into 2016.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 10th 2015 at 2:25PM in News