Entries in 'Nintendo' (458)

Pokemon Go arrives in Japan, ushers in global server meltdown

Pokemon Go arrives in Japan, ushers in global server meltdown

At long last Japanese players are finally able to download Pokemon Go. Whether they can play it is another question entirely, however.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2016 at 10:04AM in News
OPINION: Pokémon Go is no Nintendo game, but it proves its smartphone strategy right

OPINION: Pokémon Go is no Nintendo game, but it proves its smartphone strategy right

It’s actually a little unfair to discuss Pokémon in relation to Nintendo’s fortunes.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 21st 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Legendary signs live-action Detective Pikachu rights

Legendary signs live-action Detective Pikachu rights

That didn’t take long – the rumoured deal between filmmaker Legendary and The Pokemon Company has been confirmed, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2016 at 10:31AM in News
McDonalds leak delays Pokemon Go's Japanese launch, report claims

McDonalds leak delays Pokemon Go's Japanese launch, report claims

Yesterday it was reported that Pokemon Go would arrive in Japan today. Today the reports suggest that is no longer the case.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2016 at 12:37PM in News

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Ubisoft: NX will bring casual players back to the industry

Ubisoft: NX will bring casual players back to the industry

What will the NX be? We don’t know, but it doesn’t sound like it’s going to be a direct rival for the PS4 or Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2016 at 12:22PM in News
Pokemon Go hits Japan tomorrow, along with McDonalds partnership - report

Pokemon Go hits Japan tomorrow, along with McDonalds partnership - report

The wait for the Japanese launch of Pokemon Go is going to be a lot shorter than feared, if new reports are correct.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2016 at 11:58AM in News
Pokemon Go sets Tokyo stock record, gobbles up mobile revenue share

Pokemon Go sets Tokyo stock record, gobbles up mobile revenue share

The unexpected scale of the success of Pokemon Go has claimed another record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2016 at 11:34AM in News
Server issues hold off Pokemon Go's Japanese launch

Server issues hold off Pokemon Go's Japanese launch

The birthplace of Pokemon is still waiting for the biggest release in the series to arrive at its homeland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2016 at 2:06PM in News

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Pokémon Go boosts Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire sales

Pokémon Go boosts Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire sales

The massive success of Pokémon Go has caused the sales of two older Pokémon games to rise by over 140 per cent.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 18th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Hackers claim they took down Pokemon Go servers

Hackers claim they took down Pokemon Go servers

Did you have trouble trying to get Pokemon Go to work over the blistering hot UK weekend? You weren’t alone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2016 at 10:38AM in News
NES Classic Mini will only ever have 30 games

NES Classic Mini will only ever have 30 games

Owners of Nintendo’s upcoming NES Classic Mini won’t be able to add new games to its library.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2016 at 1:04PM in News
Pokemon Go targeting global rollout 'soon' as Nintendo shares skyrocket

Pokemon Go targeting global rollout 'soon' as Nintendo shares skyrocket

You think Pokemon Go is big now? You wait until it’s available in every country on the planet. And that might not be that far out.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2016 at 9:12AM in News

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Pokemon Go is already the biggest mobile game in US history, report says

Pokemon Go is already the biggest mobile game in US history, report says

After less then a week of availability, Pokemon Go has made it right to the very top of the all-time US mobile market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 3:12PM in News
Nintendo is releasing a new NES

Nintendo is releasing a new NES

A baby version of the console that changed it all has been confirmed for America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 1:12PM in News
You can own that fake NX controller for between $4k-$10k

You can own that fake NX controller for between $4k-$10k

Remember that time it looked as if we might just have caught glimpse of Nintendo’s still highly secretive NX controller?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 3:09PM in News
Washington's Holocaust Museum seeking Pokestop delisting

Washington's Holocaust Museum seeking Pokestop delisting

Of all the suitable places to go Pokemon hunting, The Holocaust Museum in Washingston DC is probably right near the bottom of the list.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 11:36AM in News

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Movie makers suddenly want back on the Pokemon train

Movie makers suddenly want back on the Pokemon train

Pokemon has within the space of a week become one of the hottest properties on the planet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 10:37AM in News
You can hire people to play Pokemon Go for you

You can hire people to play Pokemon Go for you

Pokemon Go is so good that you’d be willing to pay someone to play it for you, right? Oh no wait that’s mental.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2016 at 2:19PM in News
Niantic calms Pokemon Go data access fears

Niantic calms Pokemon Go data access fears

Pokemon Go co-creator Niantic has said that it is not accessing iOS users’ entire Google accounts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Pokemon Go UK release 'within a few days'

Pokemon Go UK release 'within a few days'

UK gamers may not have long to wait to get their hands on the official release of Pokemon Go.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2016 at 3:35PM in News
UK made to wait for Pokemon Go as launch proves a massive US success

UK made to wait for Pokemon Go as launch proves a massive US success

The international rollout of Pokemon Go has been ‘paused’ while co-creator Niantic works on its server performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2016 at 11:08AM in News
Nintendo is trying to solve VR's problems

Nintendo is trying to solve VR's problems

VR appears to very much be an area of interest at Nintendo, but the company is some way off taking the plunge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Someone at Nintendo predicted 100m unit sales for Wii U

Someone at Nintendo predicted 100m unit sales for Wii U

To date Nintendo’s Wii U has sold 12.8m units since its release in 2012. It turns out that’s way, way less than at least one Nintendo executive predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Nintendo says Brexit could force UK rethink

Nintendo says Brexit could force UK rethink

Will the UK ever actually leave the EU? Who knows, but what is certain is that the Leave vote continues to cause ripples throughout all markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Miyamoto thinks Starfox is Wii U's most underrated game

Miyamoto thinks Starfox is Wii U's most underrated game

This year’s Star Fox Zero has been named as the Wii U’s most underrated game by legendary Nintendo developer Shigeru Miyamoto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2016 at 11:21AM in News