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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

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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

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Nintendo cuts Wii U price in North America, UK to follow?

Nintendo cuts Wii U price in North America, UK to follow?

The price of the Premium Wii U bundle has been slashed by $50 in the US and Canada.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 28th 2013 at 5:05PM in News
Nintendo announces new handheld: the 2DS

Nintendo announces new handheld: the 2DS

Nintendo has ditched 3D for its next games handheld.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 28th 2013 at 4:34PM in News
Nintendo projects 5m 3DS sales in Japan this year

Nintendo projects 5m 3DS sales in Japan this year

The dedicated handheld gaming market is more than fine, according to Nintendo president Satoru Iwata.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2013 at 9:21PM in News
N-Space forced to abandon Nintendo due to lack of publisher demand

N-Space forced to abandon Nintendo due to lack of publisher demand

The CEO of Skylanders: Giants and Swap Force co-developer N-Space has said that his studio currently has no Nintendo games in development for the first time in a decade.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2013 at 3:32PM in News

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Rumour: Nintendo readying Wii U Wind Waker bundle

Rumour: Nintendo readying Wii U Wind Waker bundle

A new Wii U bundle starring The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD appears to be on the way.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2013 at 6:20AM in News
GameStop charging $90 for pre-owned Xenoblade Chronicles in the US

GameStop charging $90 for pre-owned Xenoblade Chronicles in the US

The US arm of retailer GameStop has ramped up the price of hard-to-find Wii title Xenoblade Chronicles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2013 at 11:05AM in News
Nintendo targets new audiences with fresh IP

Nintendo targets new audiences with fresh IP

Platfrom holder Nintendo believes The Wonderful 101 can draw in new fans to Wii U.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 13th 2013 at 2:47PM in News
ANALYSIS: How one publisher is asking fans to fund the manufacture of a DS game

ANALYSIS: How one publisher is asking fans to fund the manufacture of a DS game

Earlier this month, Ghostlight launched an unusual appeal to help bring DS RPG Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner 2.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 13th 2013 at 11:00AM in News

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Nintendo of America begins selling refurb 3DS and DSi hardware

Nintendo of America begins selling refurb 3DS and DSi hardware

The American arm of Nintendo has introduced a new way for consumers to get their hands on a cut-price 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2013 at 10:58AM in News
Iwata dismisses Wii U price concerns, says software is the issue

Iwata dismisses Wii U price concerns, says software is the issue

The Wii U’s full retail price of between £250 and £300 is not the reason for its market struggles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 12:54PM in News
Mario and Luigi skins included in Rayman Legends on Wii U

Mario and Luigi skins included in Rayman Legends on Wii U

The Wii U version of Rayman Legends will offer an extra goodie for Nintendo fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 12:03PM in News
Iwata vows that Nintendo IP won't go multi-platform

Iwata vows that Nintendo IP won't go multi-platform

Don’t expect Mario, Zelda or Donkey Kong to appear on non-Nintendo platforms anytime soon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 10:33AM in News
Wii U still selling at a loss to Nintendo

Wii U still selling at a loss to Nintendo

An impending price drop for the Wii U appears to be out of the question, as Nintendo is still losing money on each console sold.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 8th 2013 at 4:25AM in News
Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright coming to Europe; Wind Waker HD and others dated

Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright coming to Europe; Wind Waker HD and others dated

Nintendo has at last confirmed a European release for Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright on 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 3:53PM in News
Platinum praises 'perfectionists' Nintendo over Bayonetta 2 partnership

Platinum praises 'perfectionists' Nintendo over Bayonetta 2 partnership

Nintendo has been praised by new partner Platinum games over its partnership to bring Bayonetta 2 to Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 12:58PM in News
Bethesda: Wii U not on our radar

Bethesda: Wii U not on our radar

Bethesda isn’t developing any of its upcoming games for Wii U and the console is not part of the company’s near-term focus, according to VP of PR and marketing Pete ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 7th 2013 at 7:50AM in News
Nintendo has sold 654.12 million consoles in the last 30 years

Nintendo has sold 654.12 million consoles in the last 30 years

654.12m. That amazingly high figure is the number of consoles that Nintendo has sold in the last 30 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 2:16PM in News