Entries in 'Nintendo' (387)

3DS lifetime sales surpass Wii in Japan

3DS lifetime sales surpass Wii in Japan

Lifetime sales for Nintendo’s 3DS handheld have overtaken the company’s Wii console in Japan.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 26th 2013 at 7:00AM in News
Nintendo: Zelda Wii U is a system-seller

Nintendo: Zelda Wii U is a system-seller

Nintendo says its HD update of GameCube classic The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker will help shift Wii U consoles.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 24th 2013 at 1:34PM in News
Iwata: We will carry on Yamauchi's spirit

Iwata: We will carry on Yamauchi's spirit

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has paid tribute to his predecessor Hiroshi Yamauchi.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 9:49AM in News
Former Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi has passed away

Former Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi has passed away

The man who changed Nintendo from a simple toy company to the world’s leading video games provider has passed away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 11:06AM in News

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3DS 'celebration' events hit Manchester and London

3DS 'celebration' events hit Manchester and London

Nintendo will visit train stations in Waterloo, London and Manchester Piccadilly in a celebration of all things 3DS.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2013 at 5:08PM in News
Wii Sports in for HD Wii U re-release as Wii Fit U goes free

Wii Sports in for HD Wii U re-release as Wii Fit U goes free

Nintendo has announced a planned digital release for an HD Wii U version of Wii classic Wii Sports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 12:42PM in News
VIDEO: How does Wind Waker HD compare to the original?

VIDEO: How does Wind Waker HD compare to the original?

A new video has offered a direct comparison between the 1080p visuals offered by The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD and the GameCube original.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 10:04AM in News
Nintendo has received Wii U interest "from over 1,000 indie devs"

Nintendo has received Wii U interest "from over 1,000 indie devs"

If the numbers coming from Nintendo are to be believed, indie development interest in Wii U is at astronomic levels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2013 at 10:05AM in News

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Nintendo: DS/2DS/3DS is "quite a simple proposition"

Nintendo: DS/2DS/3DS is "quite a simple proposition"

When 3DS launched, MCV visited High Street stores to talk 3DS with store staff, and we were disappointed by the results.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2013 at 12:55PM in News
Nintendo suffers biggest share dip for two years; "Value of Nintendo franchises may be declining"

Nintendo suffers biggest share dip for two years; "Value of Nintendo franchises may be declining"

The markets have reacted negatively to Nintendo’s efforts to rejuvenate its hardware offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 11:23AM in News
Bushnell: Nintendo could be on a path to irrelevance

Bushnell: Nintendo could be on a path to irrelevance

One of gaming’s most legendary figures has questioned the long-term future of Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 10:02AM in News
Platinum interested in 3DS Bayonetta and Okami spin-offs

Platinum interested in 3DS Bayonetta and Okami spin-offs

With Bayonetta 2 currently in development for Wii U, developer Platinum Games has expressed interest creating in a 3DS instalment for the series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 2:37PM in News

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2DS will be Nintendo's biggest launch of the year

2DS will be Nintendo's biggest launch of the year

Forget PlayStation and Xbox. It’s Nintendo that is spending more money than anyone to win over a new generation of gamers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 6th 2013 at 10:48AM in News
2DS and Nintendo's bid to win over the next-generation in the latest MCV

2DS and Nintendo's bid to win over the next-generation in the latest MCV

This week's edition of MCV is rammed with 100 pages of insight on the games media, Nintendo 2DS and the world of Quality Assurance.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 6th 2013 at 10:47AM in News
Nintendo reveals subscription Pokemon Bank cloud service

Nintendo reveals subscription Pokemon Bank cloud service

An annual subscription is to be charged for a new Pokemon cloud storage service for 3DS owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 1:07PM in News
Hines: Nintendo has lost its chance with third parties and Wii U

Hines: Nintendo has lost its chance with third parties and Wii U

It may be too late to convince third parties to support Wii U, claims Bethesda’s VP of PR and marketing Pete Hines.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 3rd 2013 at 12:02PM in News

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Reggie affirms Nintendo's indie love

Reggie affirms Nintendo's indie love

Nintendo is working hard on building an infrastructure to support independent developers on its 3DS and Wii U platforms, says Reggie Fils-Aime.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 30th 2013 at 3:41PM in News
3DS and Vita have "fundamentally different" strategies

3DS and Vita have "fundamentally different" strategies

Sony and Nintendo have vastly differing handheld visions, as is demonstrated by the contrasting approaches of Vita and 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2013 at 11:46AM in News
Meet Charles 'The Voice of Mario' Martinet at John Lewis next week

Meet Charles 'The Voice of Mario' Martinet at John Lewis next week

The Oxford Street branch of John Lewis will next week offer a special opportunity for Nintendo fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2013 at 10:25AM in News
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
2DS' twin screens are actually a single screen

2DS' twin screens are actually a single screen

Nintendo twin-screen 2DS isn’t quite what it appears.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 29th 2013 at 2:11PM in News
Here's how the 2DS lines up against 3DS and 3DS XL

Here's how the 2DS lines up against 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo now has three options for those looking to buy into the 3DS family – and this chart explains it all very clearly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 29th 2013 at 1:03PM in News
How would Reggie Fils-Aime describe the PS4 and Xbox One launch line-ups? "Meh"

How would Reggie Fils-Aime describe the PS4 and Xbox One launch line-ups? "Meh"

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has delivered his verdict over the PS4 and Xbox One software launch line-ups.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 29th 2013 at 12:34PM in News
Nintendo cuts Wii U UK price by around £30, includes new free game

Nintendo cuts Wii U UK price by around £30, includes new free game

Nintendo has cut the trade price of Wii U, with retailers knocking around £30 off the RRP.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 29th 2013 at 12:30PM in News
UPDATED: Zelda: Wind Waker HD Wii U bundles confirmed, special edition announced

UPDATED: Zelda: Wind Waker HD Wii U bundles confirmed, special edition announced

As previously rumoured, Nintendo will be bundling its Wind Waker remake in with the Wii U this Christmas.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 28th 2013 at 5:42PM in News