Entries in 'Nintendo' (513)

Pokémon Go passes 500m downloads

Pokémon Go passes 500m downloads

Its community of active players may be dropping, but that’s not stopping Pokémon Go from reaching new milestones.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 8th 2016 at 12:55PM in News
Miyamoto reveals Super Mario Run at Apple iPhone 7 event

Miyamoto reveals Super Mario Run at Apple iPhone 7 event

Is there a more telling sign of the times than Shigeru Miyamoto taking to the stage at an Apple event to announce a new Mario platform game for smartphones?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 9:06AM in News
Niantic's next mobile game will be similar to Pokemon Go

Niantic's next mobile game will be similar to Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go developer Niantic has admitted that part of its strategy in creating the successful game was building a foundation from which similar titles can be launched.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2016 at 3:45PM in News
Mario Maker, Pikmin and Yoshi's Woolly World are 3DS bound

Mario Maker, Pikmin and Yoshi's Woolly World are 3DS bound

The NX may be as much portable as it is home console, but that isn’t stopping Nintendo’s support of its existing handheld.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 2:21PM in News

Advertisement

Nintendo and Mattel partner for Mario Hot Wheels

Nintendo and Mattel partner for Mario Hot Wheels

Six of Nintendo’s most recognisable characters have been adapted for a range of toy cars courtesy of Hot Wheels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2016 at 3:26PM in News
Nintendo buys distribution network JESNET ahead of NX launch

Nintendo buys distribution network JESNET ahead of NX launch

Platform holder Nintendo announced yesterday that it has purchased a 70 per cent share in Japan Entertainment Software Sales Network for $46.5m (£35.2m).

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 26th 2016 at 1:15PM in News
Pokemon Go has lost around 15m daily users

Pokemon Go has lost around 15m daily users

The number of people playing Pokemon Go every day has dropped by around 35 per cent from the game’s peak.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2016 at 11:46AM in News
Nintendo is no longer the majority owner of the Seattle Mariners

Nintendo is no longer the majority owner of the Seattle Mariners

Major League Baseball team the Seattle Mariners is no longer owned by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 3:23PM in News

Advertisement

3DS gets three new UK colours

3DS gets three new UK colours

Nintendo has announced three new colour variations for its 3DS handheld in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 3:59PM in News
Unofficial Pokémon Uranium pulled by creators

Unofficial Pokémon Uranium pulled by creators

It took almost a decade to develop and was only available for just a few days: fan project Pokémon Uranium is no longer available to download.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 15th 2016 at 11:57AM in News
Nintendo takes down Metroid 2 remake

Nintendo takes down Metroid 2 remake

Shock! A fan remake of 1991 Game Boy outing Metroid 2 has been forced offline by rights holder Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2016 at 4:07PM in News
Pokemon Go makes $200m in first month

Pokemon Go makes $200m in first month

Niantic’s Pokemon Go has completely blown away the month one performances of mobile’s former giants.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2016 at 11:27AM in News

Advertisement

Pokemon Go has been banned in Iran

Pokemon Go has been banned in Iran

Iran has become the first country to issue a nation-wide ban on Pokémon Go, after it was ruled that the popular app presents a ‘security’ risk.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 9th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
Tracking sites were hurting Pokemon Go service, Niantic explains

Tracking sites were hurting Pokemon Go service, Niantic explains

Developer Niantic has delved deeper into the reasons behind its decision to put a block on third party Pokemon tracking sites.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 9:23AM in News
3DS sales up over 200 per cent as Pokémon Go phenomenon carries on

3DS sales up over 200 per cent as Pokémon Go phenomenon carries on

In what is becoming a now weekly MCV story, UK sales of 3DS consoles and 3DS Pokémon games continue to rise as the Pokémon Go obsession continues.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 4th 2016 at 11:36AM in News
Sub-£200 price is crucial to NX success, says UK retail

Sub-£200 price is crucial to NX success, says UK retail

UK retail buyers have told MCV that they have ‘high hopes’ for Nintendo’s new console, but only if it’s affordable.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:37AM in News

Advertisement

Pokémon, Mario and Zelda headline NX 'dream' line-up

Pokémon, Mario and Zelda headline NX 'dream' line-up

Nintendo is putting together a triple-A software line-up, to ensure NX flies out of the gate next year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
Worldwide Pokemon Go revenue passes $160m, report claims

Worldwide Pokemon Go revenue passes $160m, report claims

Niantic’s Pokemon Go has, in less than a month, surpassed $160m in global App Store and Google Play revenue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 3:23PM in News
Pokevision creator appeals to Niantic to reverse tracking ban

Pokevision creator appeals to Niantic to reverse tracking ban

The man behind Pokevision has, via an emotional open letter, urged Niantic to open the service back up to trackers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 12:45PM in News
Niantic assures Pokemon Go fans that it is listening to complaints

Niantic assures Pokemon Go fans that it is listening to complaints

Pokemon Go developer Niantic has finally broken its silence and begun to engage with fans over complaints about recent changes to the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2016 at 10:25AM in News
Niantic puts an end to Pokemon Go tracking sites

Niantic puts an end to Pokemon Go tracking sites

Pokevision, and other sites that allow users to track the position of Pokemon Go creatures from the internet, have been ordered to deactivate their services.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2016 at 3:23PM in News
NX will be compatible with Nintendo smartphone games, report claims

NX will be compatible with Nintendo smartphone games, report claims

Nintendo’s smartphone aspirations will in future be tied into its new console ecosystem.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2016 at 12:46PM in News
Pokemon Go Plus delayed by two months

Pokemon Go Plus delayed by two months

Nintendo’s Pokemon Go Plus accessory won’t meet its July launch date, the company has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2016 at 3:42PM in News
Wii U sales stumble as Nintendo losses increase

Wii U sales stumble as Nintendo losses increase

Nintendo’s latest quarterly reports have shown a $233m loss, with the bottom finally dropping out of the Wii U market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2016 at 11:34AM in News