Entries in 'Nintendo' (2038)

Wii U sales rebound in the UK

Wii U sales rebound in the UK

Wii U sales are up by almost 125 per cent last week, retail sources have told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 2nd 2013 at 10:11AM in News
Wii U Miiverse smartphone integration expected by May

Wii U Miiverse smartphone integration expected by May

Nintendo’s Miiverse web and smartphone app for Wii U is inching closer to arrival.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 29th 2013 at 7:35AM in News
DICE dismisses chance of a Wii U Battlefield 4 port

DICE dismisses chance of a Wii U Battlefield 4 port

The Frostbite game engine doesn’t support Wii U and studio DICE feel its resources are best employed elsewhere.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2013 at 2:05PM in News
FISH: Sure, you can have Fez on Wii U... if Nintendo pays for it

FISH: Sure, you can have Fez on Wii U... if Nintendo pays for it

A Wii U release for cult indie platformer Fez is not an impossibility… although comments from creator Phil Fish certainly render it an improbability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2013 at 2:16PM in News

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UBISOFT: Rayman Legends remains a Wii U system seller despite multiformat release

UBISOFT: Rayman Legends remains a Wii U system seller despite multiformat release

The release of Rayman Legends on Xbox 360 and PS3 has not stopped the game being a Wii U system seller, Ubisoft has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2013 at 1:30PM in News
SNES and NES emulators being readied for Ouya launch

SNES and NES emulators being readied for Ouya launch

Upcoming Android console Ouya will likely have SNES and NES emulators ready for day one, reports claim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2013 at 10:52AM in News
Retail reports low interest in Wii Mini

Retail reports low interest in Wii Mini

The Wii Mini has attracted little interest at UK retail, one site has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2013 at 9:11AM in News
UPDATED: HMV slashes Wii U Premium to just £199.99

UPDATED: HMV slashes Wii U Premium to just £199.99

Nintendo's Wii U is currently on sale for an all-time low price on the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 2:18PM in News

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Read the definitive guide to Q2 new releases in the latest MCV

Read the definitive guide to Q2 new releases in the latest MCV

This latest MCV – which is now available to view online – details all of the hottest releases coming in the next few months, including The Last of Us and Remember Me.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 12:41PM in News
OPINION: Can Nintendo stop history repeating itself?

OPINION: Can Nintendo stop history repeating itself?

Of course the sassy answer to any retailer telling you Wii U is ‘GameCube all over again’ is ‘What? Some of the most praised first-party games ever and the world’s ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 21st 2013 at 3:19PM in News
Nintendo moves to calm Wii U fears as unofficial UK price cuts fail

Nintendo moves to calm Wii U fears as unofficial UK price cuts fail

Nintendo UK has pledged to meet with retailers worried about the performance of its Wii U games console.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2013 at 3:10PM in News
Nintendo lifts 18+ eShop download restrictions

Nintendo lifts 18+ eShop download restrictions

The restriction that prevented Wii U owners from downloading 18+ content from the Nintendo eShop during daytime hours has been lifted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2013 at 2:55PM in News

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Nintendo signs up to Gadget Show Live Professional's Games Zone

Nintendo signs up to Gadget Show Live Professional's Games Zone

Gadget Show Live Professional has confirmed that Nintendo will have a presence at the show’s Games Zone next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 2:10PM in News
Two more core games skip Wii U release

Two more core games skip Wii U release

The self-perpetuating circle that is denting Wii U’s chances on the market has claimed two more victims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2013 at 10:28AM in News
Ubisoft's Wii U games discounted on eShop

Ubisoft's Wii U games discounted on eShop

A number of big releases will this week enjoy significant discounts on Nintendo’s Wii U eShop digital game store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2013 at 10:10AM in News
Pokemon Rumble U NFC confirmed, figures pictured

Pokemon Rumble U NFC confirmed, figures pictured

Nintendo’s Pokemon Rumble U will indeed use the Wii U GamePad’s in-built NFC technology.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2013 at 11:37AM in News

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Wii U suffers historically bad US sales performance

Wii U suffers historically bad US sales performance

Estimated sales of just 64,000 units in February have left Wii U facing up to the reality of being the worst selling new console in two generations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2013 at 10:45AM in News
GameStop: Post-Xmas Wii U sales slower than expected

GameStop: Post-Xmas Wii U sales slower than expected

Wii U’s poor performance in the February US market has been compounded by worrying noise from the country’s leading games retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
Miyamoto on Wii U sales: "I'm not at the point where I'm concerned yet"

Miyamoto on Wii U sales: "I'm not at the point where I'm concerned yet"

Nintendo’s design boss Shigeru Miyamoto insists that he remains confident about the Wii U’s long-term prospects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2013 at 10:48AM in News
New Wii U Pokemon title will include Skylanders-style figures, presumably use NFC

New Wii U Pokemon title will include Skylanders-style figures, presumably use NFC

It seems Nintendo has made good on its promise to utilise Wii U’s NFC tech by announcing a new Pokemon title that uses figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2013 at 10:05AM in News
Miyamoto: Pikmin 3 should have been a Wii U launch title

Miyamoto: Pikmin 3 should have been a Wii U launch title

Nintendo's creative mastermind Shigeru Miyamoto says Pikmin 3 ought to have been a Wii U launch title.\

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 11th 2013 at 12:20PM in News
Nintendo hasn't forgotten about Wii U's NFC tech; Twin GamePad titles incoming

Nintendo hasn't forgotten about Wii U's NFC tech; Twin GamePad titles incoming

Near Field Communication will feature in an upcoming Wii U product announcement from Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2013 at 2:53PM in News
Asda slashes £50 off Wii U

Asda slashes £50 off Wii U

Supermarket giant Asda has cut the price of Wii U, with the Premium Pack with Nintendo Land now on sale for just £249.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 4th 2013 at 12:20PM in News
Wii Mini has sold 35,700 units in Canada

Wii Mini has sold 35,700 units in Canada

Nintendo has revealed how well its Wii Mini has sold in the Canadian market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 10:39AM in News