Entries in 'Nintendo' (336)

Crash Bandicoot tops UK monthly charts, Splatoon 2 settles for No.2

Crash Bandicoot tops UK monthly charts, Splatoon 2 settles for No.2

Summer goes by and charts remain the same. For its second month on shelves, the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy has taken the top spot in the monthly UK ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 7th 2017 at 11:00AM in News
Nintendo Switch hits 4.7m units worldwide

Nintendo Switch hits 4.7m units worldwide

Nintendo has released its three-months earnings report for the period ending June 30th 2017, and we now know the Switch has sold 4.7m units worldwide to date. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 26th 2017 at 10:16AM in News
New 3DS

UPDATE: Nintendo ends New 3DS production worldwide

Update: After halting production of the New 3DS in Japan, Nintendo has now confirmed that it has also ended production in North America and Europe. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 17th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Bootleg NES Classics start to appear online

Bootleg NES Classics start to appear online

Chinese manufacturers have moved to address the demand left by Nintendo’s decision to stop producing the NES Classic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2017 at 10:53AM in News

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NBA Playgrounds finally gets online play on Switch

NBA Playgrounds finally gets online play on Switch

A patch has finally introduced online play to the Switch version of NBA Playgrounds, some two months after the game was first released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2017 at 9:42AM in News
WWE returns to Nintendo consoles

WWE returns to Nintendo consoles

2K has announced that its licensed WWE series will be making an appearance on Switch later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2017 at 9:20AM in News
THQ Nordic 'sad' the Switch does not have more power

THQ Nordic 'sad' the Switch does not have more power

Another company has gone on record to say that it having trouble getting some of its title up and running on Nintendo Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2017 at 9:36AM in News
Nintendo will not follow rivals onto PC

Nintendo will not follow rivals onto PC

Platform holder Nintendo has said it will again buck the trend by not increasing its focus on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2017 at 10:17AM in News

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A Plague Tale dev blames spec deficit for lack of Switch port

A Plague Tale dev blames spec deficit for lack of Switch port

The Nintendo Switch’s comparative technical weakness compared to its competitors is to blame for the fact that indie title A Plague Tale: Innocence will not be appearing on the system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Amazon clamps down on SNES Mini bulk buyers

Amazon clamps down on SNES Mini bulk buyers

People hoping to make financial gain from the expected scarcity of Nintendo's upcoming SNES Mini have been dealt a blow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2017 at 9:57AM in News
The SNES Classic Mini pre-orders have run dry

The SNES Classic Mini pre-orders have run dry

Gamers are facing a bit of a struggle to secure pre-orders for Nintendo's recently announced SNES Classic Mini.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2017 at 9:58AM in News
Nintendo promises improved SNES Mini stock situation

Nintendo promises improved SNES Mini stock situation

Will the SNES Mini be as hard to find as its predecessor the NES Mini? That's the burning question following yesterday's announcement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2017 at 9:05AM in News

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Classic Mini SNES

Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES release date confirmed for September 29th

After months of rumours, Nintendo has confirmed that a SNES version of its Nintendo Classic Mini console will be arriving this autumn on September 29th. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 26th 2017 at 5:14PM in News
Nintendo insists Switch shortages are not strategic

Nintendo insists Switch shortages are not strategic

The accusation that Nintendo deliberately undersupplies its products is one the company has faced for years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2017 at 9:22AM in News
Nintendo 'trying to be flexible' on crossplatform multiplayer

Nintendo 'trying to be flexible' on crossplatform multiplayer

One of the more surprising things to emerge from E3 was Nintendo's inclusion in a new drive towards crossplatform multiplayer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2017 at 10:29AM in News
Fuze is bringing programming tool Code Studio to Switch

Fuze is bringing programming tool Code Studio to Switch

A lot of effort has been put into encouraging kids to code, and utilising the Nintendo Switch for the job seems like a very smart move.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2017 at 10:58AM in News

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Horizon Zero Dawn resurges to deny Arms a UK No.1

Horizon Zero Dawn resurges to deny Arms a UK No.1

Nintendo's new Switch title Arms has fallen short of the top of the charts thanks to a resurgence from one of 2017's mainstays.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2017 at 9:59AM in News
Fallout 4 VR

Doom, Fallout 4 and Skyrim VR will drive awareness, but Ubisoft still 'go-to VR publisher' - SuperData

Virtual reality was a major theme of Bethesda's E3 announcements this year, with titles such as Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4 all receiving the VR treatment by the end of ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 2:36PM in News
Miyamoto and Yves

Rabbid fanbase - how Nintendo and Ubisoft's Mario partnership gives Switch a tactical edge

We knew it was coming, but somehow Ubisoft still managed to surprise us. No, we're not talking about Beyond Good and Evil 2 (although let's just pause for a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Yes, there's a Mario Kart VR game for HTC Vive

Yes, there's a Mario Kart VR game for HTC Vive

Bet this wasn't an announcement you were expecting this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Metroid

Metroid and Mario & Luigi return in new 3DS titles

Nintendo's E3 Spotlight might have been all about new titles for Switch, but those tuning in to Nintendo's Treehouse stream will have seen a handful of new 3DS titles as ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 9:06PM in News
Zelda DLC

First Zelda: Breath of the Wild Expansion Pass DLC dated for June 30th

As well as announcing a slew of new titles for the Nintendo Switch today, Nintendo also announced when players will be able to get their hands on the first DLC ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 8:32PM in News
Reggie

Nintendo surprises with Metroid Prime 4, Rocket League and new Yoshi and Kirby titles on Switch

Nintendo kicked off its E3 Spotlight with a slew of announcements, confirming release dates for a number of titles announced earlier in the year, as well as confirmation of a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 13th 2017 at 4:54PM in News
E3 of the Dead: our pre-show analysis

E3 of the Dead: our pre-show analysis

The Los Angeles Convention Centre has always been a place of peril as well as profit. Attending is something of a survival course: high-pressure meetings, late-late-late-night networking, cross-floor appointment dashes ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 7th 2017 at 11:28AM in News
Pokemon Ultra logos

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon release date confirmed for November 17th

It might not be the Pokemon Stars title for Switch fans were hoping for, but Nintendo confirmed today that two new Pokemon titles are heading to 3DS this November. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 6th 2017 at 3:55PM in News