Entries in 'Nintendo' (2037)

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up: Wii U Edition

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up: Wii U Edition

Well, we're all a good few hours into playing our Wii U's now, and sales charts for Q3 this year have come in.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Nov 30th 2012 at 5:11AM in News
The Wii U is just hours away - but it's been a long wait for these four lads and their tent

The Wii U is just hours away - but it's been a long wait for these four lads and their tent

Five days. In a tent. On the street. For a games console. Hurrah?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2012 at 3:09PM in News
Ubisoft: Wii believe in U

Ubisoft: Wii believe in U

Third party support is crucial to any console launch, and Nintendo has done a sterling job of rallying publishers behind Wii U.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 29th 2012 at 11:07AM in News
Iwata apologises for day one Wii U update

Iwata apologises for day one Wii U update

Punters who buy a Wii U this weekend face a sizable day one patch if they want full functionality – a fact Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has apologised for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2012 at 9:32AM in News

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Xbox 360 almost doubles Wii U unit sales in console's first week

Xbox 360 almost doubles Wii U unit sales in console's first week

The numbers don’t lie, but sometimes they do need to be considered in a wider context.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2012 at 11:37AM in News
EA: Mass Effect and FIFA will be forefront of Wii U launch

EA: Mass Effect and FIFA will be forefront of Wii U launch

EA expects its Wii U launch titles to get plenty of attention next week.

on Nov 27th 2012 at 1:29PM in News
The Wii Mini IS real - first picture revealed

The Wii Mini IS real - first picture revealed

Unsubstantiated rumours from little known websites are never correct, right?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2012 at 10:56AM in News

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Ed Fries: Platform holders must adapt to Apple's business model

Ed Fries: Platform holders must adapt to Apple's business model

The next generation of consoles will struggle to prosper unless Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo adapt their way of business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2012 at 9:48AM in News
Is a Wii Mini on the way?

Is a Wii Mini on the way?

An unsubstantiated rumour has suggested Nintendo will unveil a second new console before Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2012 at 1:46PM in News
Wii U's TVii service confirmed for Europe

Wii U's TVii service confirmed for Europe

Nintendo’s impressive TVii service has been confirmed for Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2012 at 10:56AM in News
Reggie: Call of Duty looks "dramatically better" on Wii U

Reggie: Call of Duty looks "dramatically better" on Wii U

Opinion remains divided on whether Wii U is able to match the visuals of the Xbox 360 and PS3 – unless you’re Reggie Fils-Aime, of course.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2012 at 10:10AM in News

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Veteran Bushnell "baffled" by Wii U, says this is the end of an era

Veteran Bushnell "baffled" by Wii U, says this is the end of an era

Atari founder and games industry veteran Nolan Bushnell has predicted bad things for both Wii U and the wider console games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2012 at 9:16AM in News
UK retail reports Wii U sell-out

UK retail reports Wii U sell-out

Wii U has already sold out, retailers have told MCV.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 23rd 2012 at 5:00PM in News
HMV to host official Wii U midnight launch

HMV to host official Wii U midnight launch

The official midnight opening for next week's Wii U launch will be held at the flagship Oxford Street store of entertainment retailer HMV.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 23rd 2012 at 9:38AM in News
Metro: Last Light dev says Wii U has "a horrible, slow CPU"

Metro: Last Light dev says Wii U has "a horrible, slow CPU"

The developer of Metro: Last Light has lashed out at the technical innards of Nintendo’s Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2012 at 3:37PM in News

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Wii U hardware is profitable for Nintendo after one game purchase

Wii U hardware is profitable for Nintendo after one game purchase

Nintendo might be selling Wii U hardware at a loss, but each sale should still result in a profit for the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2012 at 11:48AM in News
iPad tops US kids' Christmas wishlists

iPad tops US kids' Christmas wishlists

Apple’s range of iDevices dominate the Christmas lists of kids aged 6-12 in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2012 at 10:11AM in News
Wii U demo pods installed in GAME stores

Wii U demo pods installed in GAME stores

Over a hundred GAME stores have had Wii U demo pods installed for the public.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2012 at 9:33AM in News
New Nintendo UK boss named - meet Simon Kemp

New Nintendo UK boss named - meet Simon Kemp

Nintendo has this afternoon named the new general manager of its UK operation: Simon Kemp.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 19th 2012 at 4:22PM in News
Wii U loophole granted forumite access to debug menu

Wii U loophole granted forumite access to debug menu

A member of video games forum NeoGaf appears to have found an OS loophole that grants access to Wii U’s debug menu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2012 at 11:33AM in News
Wii U console prices soar on eBay as shortages grip High Street

Wii U console prices soar on eBay as shortages grip High Street

In case you hadn’t noticed, the Wii U was released in America yesterday and supply shortages are leading to sky-high prices online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2012 at 10:00AM in News
Nintendo releases second Pokemon iOS app

Nintendo releases second Pokemon iOS app

An interactive Pokemon encyclopaedia called Pokemon Zukan has been launched on the Japanese Apple App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 11:06AM in News
GameStop pre-orders point to great Wii U software tie ratio

GameStop pre-orders point to great Wii U software tie ratio

You can sell all the consoles you want, but unless you can convince the people that own them to buy software you’re still screwed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 8:53AM in News