Entries in 'Nintendo' (596)

Nintendo has sold 1.5m NES Classics

Nintendo has sold 1.5m NES Classics

We now have an idea of how well Nintendo’s much sought-after NES Classic Mini has performed.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 1st 2017 at 11:11AM in News
Wii U reaches 13.56m units, 3DS hardware up 9.7% year-on-year

Wii U reaches 13.56m units, 3DS hardware up 9.7% year-on-year

Nintendo’s latest financial report, for the nine months ending December 2016, show the firm’s net sales dipping, while its profits soar.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 31st 2017 at 10:46AM in News
REPORT: Super Mario Run hits 78m downloads

REPORT: Super Mario Run hits 78m downloads

Nintendo released its financial report for the nine months ending December 2016 earlier today, and confirmed that Super Mario Run has been downloaded over 40m times in just four days ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 31st 2017 at 10:30AM in News
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Nintendo Switch pre-orders already account for 80% of the console's shipment in Japan

Data firm Media Create has revealed pre-order figures for the Nintendo Switch in Japan, so players who haven’t secured Nintendo’s new console yet should do it quickly if they want ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 30th 2017 at 10:20AM in News

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LEGO Worlds is coming to the Nintendo Switch

The list of confirmed Switch games is getting bigger, as Traveller’s Tale has announced that LEGO Worlds will be releasing on Nintendo’s new console. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 24th 2017 at 10:55AM in News
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Nintendo Switch UI revealed, along with previously unannounced indie titles

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth publisher Nicalis has tweeted a picture giving us a sneak peek of the Switch’s user interface as well as some previously unannounced indie games coming ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 20th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Super Mario Run coming to Android in March

Super Mario Run coming to Android in March

After launching on iOS on December 15th, Super Mario Run will be trotting onto Android devices this March. Nintendo confirmed the news via Twitter (below) earlier today. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 19th 2017 at 2:20PM in News
Nintendo hints at another Switch Zelda game after Breath of the Wild

Nintendo hints at another Switch Zelda game after Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hasn't even launched yet, but franchise producer Eiji Aonuma is already teasing a new instalment in the series for the Nintendo Switch.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 18th 2017 at 3:30PM in News

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Pachter: Nintendo Switch price is 'problematic' and launch line-up is 'underwhelming'

Pachter: Nintendo Switch price is 'problematic' and launch line-up is 'underwhelming'

Video games analyst Michael Pachter echoes the industry’s reaction to the Nintendo Switch, with concerns regarding its price point and launch line-up.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 17th 2017 at 3:00PM in News
Borderlands 3 won't be coming to Nintendo Switch

Borderlands 3 won't be coming to Nintendo Switch

Developer Gearbox Software has revealed that it was in talks with Nintendo to bring the next instalment in the Borderlands franchise to Switch, but the platform’s holder didn’t carry on ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 17th 2017 at 10:45AM in News
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Nintendo Switch already sold out on Amazon and GameStop

It only took a couple of days, but the first Nintendo Switch allocation has already dried out at some retailers. Both Amazon UK and US websites had sold out as ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 16th 2017 at 10:55AM in News
Every accessory and peripheral for the Nintendo Switch priced for the UK

Every accessory and peripheral for the Nintendo Switch priced for the UK

Details on the Switch keep coming after Nintendo’s big reveal last night. We now have prices for each peripheral and accessory releasing alongside the console, starting with the already ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 13th 2017 at 12:40PM in News

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Super Mario Run hits 50m downloads

Super Mario Run hits 50m downloads

Nintendo has announced that iOS platformer Super Mario Run has now been downloaded 50m times.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2016 at 11:09AM in News
Nintendo wins triple the search volume of PlayStation and Xbox

Nintendo wins triple the search volume of PlayStation and Xbox

Three times as many internet searches were made for Nintendo-related terms than were for either PlayStation or Xbox in the US through 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Another Pokemon fan project is forced to shut

Another Pokemon fan project is forced to shut

Just four days ahead of its long-awaited release, Nintendo has seemingly moved to shut down yet another Pokemon fan project.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2016 at 11:47AM in News
Splatoon art book confirmed for the US

Splatoon art book confirmed for the US

Nintendo hardback The Art of Splatoon has confirmed for a 2017 release in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2016 at 11:12AM in News

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Super Mario Run clocks up between 25m-37m downloads

Super Mario Run clocks up between 25m-37m downloads

There is some conflicting data floating around regarding the early success of Super Mario Run.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 20th 2016 at 9:38AM in News
Day one Super Mario Run downloads hit 10m, but shares now down 11 per cent

Day one Super Mario Run downloads hit 10m, but shares now down 11 per cent

One analyst has predicted that Nintendo’s Super Mario Run reached as many as 10m downloads on its day of release last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2016 at 9:38AM in News
Nintendo patent hints at Switch VR

Nintendo patent hints at Switch VR

Platform holder Nintendo has constantly dampened hopes of a move into VR, but a new patent could perhaps hint at a change of strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2016 at 9:44AM in News
Super Mario Run storms to the top of the Apple charts

Super Mario Run storms to the top of the Apple charts

Nintendo’s long-awaited smartphone debut, Super Mario Run, is topping the charts in a large number of countries following its release yesterday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2016 at 9:16AM in News
Pokemon Go was Google's most searched term in 2016

Pokemon Go was Google's most searched term in 2016

It was the year of Donald Trump and Brexit and Bowie and Prince and political lies and mainstream racism, but it was Pokemon Go that got internet users hottest under ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2016 at 11:01AM in News
Nintendo Switch won't be as powerful as the PS4, report claims

Nintendo Switch won't be as powerful as the PS4, report claims

The graphics on Nintendo’s Switch won’t be as good as even those found on the now three-year-old PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 13th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch UK livestream dated for 4am January 13th

Nintendo has finally set a date and time for its upcoming Nintendo Switch presentation in the UK. The press will be going hands-on with Nintendo’s new Switch console on January ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Dec 13th 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Yooka-Laylee gets release date, is scrapped on Wii U

Yooka-Laylee gets release date, is scrapped on Wii U

Playtonic’s crowdfunded platformer Yooka-Laylee has got a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2016 at 10:01AM in News