Entries in 'Nintendo' (618)

Professor Layton 7 and Fantasy Life 2 ditch 3DS, head to smartphone

Professor Layton 7 and Fantasy Life 2 ditch 3DS, head to smartphone

Level-5 has announced that two of its big upcoming titles will be heading to smartphones instead of portable consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2015 at 12:12PM in News
Yokai Watch gains a hyphen, makes the trip to Europe

Yokai Watch gains a hyphen, makes the trip to Europe

Nintendo has confirmed plans to release the Yokai Watch series for 3DS in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2015 at 1:39PM in News
YouTuber Angry Joe lashes out at Nintendo over video copyright claim

YouTuber Angry Joe lashes out at Nintendo over video copyright claim

Another video games YouTuber has criticised Nintendo for its copyright claiming strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2015 at 12:34PM in News
Amiibo exclusives listed by North American retailers

Amiibo exclusives listed by North American retailers

On the heels of yesterday’s new amiibo reveals by Nintendo, North American retailers have listed which will be exclusive offerings.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2015 at 6:27AM in News

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Nintendo dates Splatoon, Fatal Frame and Fire Emblem

Nintendo dates Splatoon, Fatal Frame and Fire Emblem

Three of Nintendo’s upcoming titles have been given release dates – varying from the firm to the vague.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:31PM in News
There's a new Animal Crossing coming, complete with Amiibo Cards

There's a new Animal Crossing coming, complete with Amiibo Cards

Among Nintendo’s numerous announcements last night was also confirmation of a brand new Animal Crossing spin-off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 1:07PM in News
Yarn-made Yoshi among new range of Amiibos

Yarn-made Yoshi among new range of Amiibos

Upcoming Wii U title Yoshi’s Woolly World will bring with it a special Yoshi Amiibo made of yarn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 11:40AM in News
There's another free-to-play Pokemon game on the way

There's another free-to-play Pokemon game on the way

Nintendo has announced a second F2P Pokemon title – Pokemon Rumble World.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 11:16AM in News

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Nintendo 64 and DS titles hit Wii U Virtual Console this month

Nintendo 64 and DS titles hit Wii U Virtual Console this month

Nintendo has begun rolling out Nintendo DS and Nintendo 64 titles on the Wii U Virtual Console, with the company announcing new arrivals throughout the month of April.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:44AM in News
Mario Maker arrives in September

Mario Maker arrives in September

Nintendo’s DIY Mario level creation title Mario Maker will launch this September on Wii U.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:35AM in News
Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits announced for Wii U

Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits announced for Wii U

Amiibo-based Wii U app Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits will launch later this spring, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:23AM in News
Nintendo mobile games could make $25m per month, DeNA hopes

Nintendo mobile games could make $25m per month, DeNA hopes

Mobile games firm DeNA wants its partnership with Nintendo to rake in more than $25m a month, the firm’s CEO has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 1st 2015 at 2:53PM in News

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Nintendo issues takedown demand for student Super Mario 64 HD project

Nintendo issues takedown demand for student Super Mario 64 HD project

A recreation of the first level from Super Mario 64 made with the Unity engine must be removed from the internet, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 1:03PM in News
Yo-Kai Watch series surpasses 7m sales

Yo-Kai Watch series surpasses 7m sales

Yo-Kai Watch developer Level-5 has revealed its RPG franchise has combined to sell in excess of 7m units on Nintendo 3DS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 29th 2015 at 8:40PM in News
The Legend of Zelda Wii U to miss 2015

The Legend of Zelda Wii U to miss 2015

UPDATE: The Legend of Zelda for Wii U will not arrive this year as planned, Nintendo has said, and it won't be shown at E3 either.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 27th 2015 at 10:07PM in News
Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

Who is Nintendo's saviour DeNA?

On Tuesday March 17th, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata surprised a gathering of press with a major announcement about the future of its business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:30PM in News

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Read our interview with DeNA in the Easter issue of MCV

Read our interview with DeNA in the Easter issue of MCV

Find out who Nintendo's new partner DeNA is in this week's double issue of MCV. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Iwata: Nintendo was not cornered into smartphone backtrack

Iwata: Nintendo was not cornered into smartphone backtrack

Nintendo’s change of mind in deciding to bring its titles to smartphones did not come about because the company believed it had run out of options.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Nintendo UK seeks new consumer PR agency

Nintendo UK seeks new consumer PR agency

Nintendo UK is in the final stages of selecting a new consumer PR agency, the firm says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 25th 2015 at 10:05AM in News
Iwata on Wii U price, free-to-play and that Zelda TV series on Netflix

Iwata on Wii U price, free-to-play and that Zelda TV series on Netflix

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has admitted that price has played a big factor in Wii U’s failure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 3:27PM in News
Pokemon Shuffle reaches 2.5m downloads

Pokemon Shuffle reaches 2.5m downloads

Free-to-play 3DS game Pokémon Shuffle has been downloaded more than 2.5m times since launching just over a month ago.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 11:34AM in News
Digital version of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D won't fit onto the standard 3DS memory card

Digital version of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D won't fit onto the standard 3DS memory card

There will be an added hurdle for New 3DS owners to navigate if they want to purchase the digital version of Xenoblade Chronicles 3D.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Over 60 games added to Nintendo's European Stars Catalogue

Over 60 games added to Nintendo's European Stars Catalogue

UK and European Nintendo owners are now able to redeem their ill-fated Stars to claim free games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 11:34AM in News
I never intended to dismiss smartphone games, Iwata says

I never intended to dismiss smartphone games, Iwata says

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said that he’s never dismissed smartphone gaming as a genre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:46AM in News
Iwata: Free-to-start mobile games are an option for us

Iwata: Free-to-start mobile games are an option for us

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said that Nintendo’s smartphone games may well be free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:20AM in News