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Nintendo reveals Mario Kart 8 web app

Nintendo reveals Mario Kart 8 web app

OK, it's not quite the smartphone app we may have expected but a new Mario Kart 8 web service seems to be a step in the right direction for Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
Nintendo unveils NFP Platform for both Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo unveils NFP Platform for both Wii U and 3DS

A range of Mario-themed figures will use near field communication have been unveiled by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 8:37AM in News
Nintendo refuses to add gay marriage option to Tomodachi Life

Nintendo refuses to add gay marriage option to Tomodachi Life

Upcoming 3DS title Tomodachi life will not allow gamers to marry others of the same sex.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 4:28PM in News
3DS Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire remakes out this year

3DS Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire remakes out this year

Nintendo and The Pokémon Company have announced two new Pokémon games will launch this Christmas.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 7th 2014 at 3:11PM in News

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Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Wii U fell just short of Nintendo’s already reduced sales forecasts in Nintendo’s last financial year, leading to a third straight annual loss for the firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 9:31AM in News
Ubisoft 'fully focused' on Watch Dogs Wii U port

Ubisoft 'fully focused' on Watch Dogs Wii U port

With Watch Dogs ready to launch on all other platforms, Ubisoft Romania says it’s now shifting its focus on the Wii U edition of the game.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 2nd 2014 at 10:22AM in News
New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

(UPDATE: Nintendo has denied the reports to both CVG and Videogamer, with a rep telling the latter: "I can confirm Nintendo is not revealing any hardware at this year's ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2014 at 9:16AM in News
Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

A Premium Wii U with two games for £200 is exactly what Nintendo should be talking about.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:37AM in News

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Stealth Inc 2 dev: Iwata sets indie development milestones personally

Stealth Inc 2 dev: Iwata sets indie development milestones personally

(UPDATE: Curve has contacted MCV to say that while the quotes below are accurate they reference the Nintendo published Fluidity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 10:21AM in News
Free Wii U game offered with Mario Kart 8

Free Wii U game offered with Mario Kart 8

Nintendo is offering a free game from a selection of ten to anyone who buys and registers a copy of Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 1:09PM in News
VIDEO: No Nintendo E3 press conference, will air a Direct-style video instead

VIDEO: No Nintendo E3 press conference, will air a Direct-style video instead

Nintendo will for the second year running not hold a press conference at E3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
So why does Kirby always look angry in the West?

So why does Kirby always look angry in the West?

Ever noticed that Kirby is always the embodiment of happiness and light on Japanese artwork and a right grump on Western game boxes?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 11:32AM in News

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Pokemon X & Y to star in US McDonald's Happy Meals

Pokemon X & Y to star in US McDonald's Happy Meals

Nintendo has signed another Happy Meal licensing deal, this time in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 3:42PM in News
Iwata: We shouldn't think entertainment = only video games

Iwata: We shouldn't think entertainment = only video games

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has stressed that Nintendo should no longer be thought of as just a video games company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 12:36PM in News
Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo’s marketing campaign for Mario Kart 8 will run until the end of the year, the firm says.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 25th 2014 at 1:34PM in News
Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Two additional Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles have been announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 2:17PM in News

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Nintendo announces its first season pass

Nintendo announces its first season pass

3DS title Mario Gold: World Tour will be the first Nintendo game to offer a season pass.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 12:16PM in News
Lack of power behind 3DS no-show for NES Remix

Lack of power behind 3DS no-show for NES Remix

Raw processing power has been named as the reason why Nintendo decided against releasing NES Remix or NES Remix 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:21PM in News
Nintendo turned down Skylanders exclusivity opportunity

Nintendo turned down Skylanders exclusivity opportunity

Skylanders has been such a huge success it has made Activision the biggest seller of RFID tech in the world – but Nintendo refused a proposed partnership with the brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 1:46PM in News
Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus arrives this month

Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus arrives this month

Nintendo has announced plans to release a new Princess Peach-themed Wii Remote later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 12:16AM in News
Fanboys are in love with their consoles, science man says

Fanboys are in love with their consoles, science man says

The bond between a fanboy and his or her console can chemically be compared to love.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
Nintendo 3DS best-sellers receive price cuts next week

Nintendo 3DS best-sellers receive price cuts next week

Nintendo, in a rare move, has announced it will be cutting the price on five of its first-party 3DS hits – including Mario, Donkey Kong, and Animal Crossing titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 15th 2014 at 4:46AM in News
VIDEO: Nintendo to give Tomodachi Life a shot in the West

VIDEO: Nintendo to give Tomodachi Life a shot in the West

Having gained a devoted following in Japan, Nintendo’s “new Animal Crossing” is going to be debuted on 3DS in Western markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 1:40PM in News
Super Smash Bros 3DS to arrive ahead of Wii U

Super Smash Bros 3DS to arrive ahead of Wii U

Super Smash Bros will launch this summer on 3DS and this winter on Wii U, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2014 at 5:42AM in News
Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

This week's Nintendo Direct event will focus entirely on detailing the upcoming Super Smash Bros title for Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 6th 2014 at 10:46PM in News