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Club Nintendo discontinued in North America

Club Nintendo discontinued in North America

Club Nintendo has officially shut down in North America, with plans to discontinue Nintendo's rewards program later this year in Europe, Japan and Australia.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 6th 2015 at 5:31AM in News
Caught blue-handed: The Smurfs are coming to 3DS for the first time

Caught blue-handed: The Smurfs are coming to 3DS for the first time

Cerulean creatures The Smurfs are headed to Nintendo’s handheld in the form of a new mini-game collection.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 10:11AM in News
Iwata: Reaction to Nintendo's E3 activities was 'not that unfavourable'

Iwata: Reaction to Nintendo's E3 activities was 'not that unfavourable'

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has again acknowledged the angry reaction to the company’s E3 Digital Event, but has argued that the trade and media reaction has been more positive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 9:31AM in News
Iwata: 'We intend to offer NX through a Nintendo-like solution'

Iwata: 'We intend to offer NX through a Nintendo-like solution'

A cryptic translation of a Nintendo investor FAQ has suggested that Nintendo intends to take steps to mitigate a possible lack of third party support for its NX console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 3:49PM in News

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Report: Nintendo NX release planned for July 2016

Report: Nintendo NX release planned for July 2016

Nintendo’s next home console is currently pencilled in for a release in July 2016, an Asian news report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 11:55AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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