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New 3DS enjoys bumper sales day

New 3DS enjoys bumper sales day

Nintendo has hailed the launch of its New 3DS and the success of two of its games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 11:00AM in News
PS4 sales to outpace Xbox One by 40 per cent through 2018, analyst predicts

PS4 sales to outpace Xbox One by 40 per cent through 2018, analyst predicts

PlayStation 4 will beat out Xbox One over the first five years of the current console era, market research company Strategy Analytics has predicted.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 6:51PM in News
Nintendo says Wii U is first opportunity for a 'seamless' open-world Zelda title

Nintendo says Wii U is first opportunity for a 'seamless' open-world Zelda title

Zelda on Wii U will be as large a game as the console hardware will allow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 3:31PM in News
America's New 3DS snub was designed to make things 'clear for consumers'

America's New 3DS snub was designed to make things 'clear for consumers'

Nintendo of America’s senior marketing and licensing manager Damon Baker has explained the decision not to release the standard New 3DS in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 12:27PM in News

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At least one publisher still loves Metacritic (it's Nintendo)

At least one publisher still loves Metacritic (it's Nintendo)

Metacritic may be increasing falling out of favour, but Satoru Iwata is having none of it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
5.7m Amiibos have been shipped, with Link the most popular

5.7m Amiibos have been shipped, with Link the most popular

Nintendo has now shipped 5.7m of its Amiibo toys worldwide since their release last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
New 3DS sells 335k in US/Europe in week one

New 3DS sells 335k in US/Europe in week one

Nintendo has revealed that 335k units of the new 3DS and New 3DS XL were sold in the West in the week of release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
Accessories Update: Trust GXT 315 Headset and New Nintendo 3DS Coverplates

Accessories Update: Trust GXT 315 Headset and New Nintendo 3DS Coverplates

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we listen to Trust’s Extreme Sound headset and check out Nintendo’s New 3DS coverplates

on Feb 16th 2015 at 4:09PM in News

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Evolve debuts at No.1 as New 3DS boosts hardware sales 57%

Evolve debuts at No.1 as New 3DS boosts hardware sales 57%

2K Games’ new multiplayer shooter Evolve has entered the UKIE GfK All Formats Top 40 at No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
Nintendo abandons TVii plans for Wii U in Europe

Nintendo abandons TVii plans for Wii U in Europe

In news that will surprise very few, TVii will not be coming to Wii U in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 9:32AM in News
Interview: Nintendo's hopes for New 3DS

Interview: Nintendo's hopes for New 3DS

Nintendo has launched five (count them) Nintendo 3DS-related products today. Two consoles (or four, if you're counting special editions) and three games, including the highly anticipated The Legend of Zelda: ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:11PM in News
Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has maintained his staunch support for Wii U, arguing that the machine’s best days are ahead of it, particularly in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 10:51AM in News

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Nintendo 'still in denial about Wii U failure', analyst claims

Nintendo 'still in denial about Wii U failure', analyst claims

Analyst Michael Pachter has continued his long-running criticism of Nintendo with another scathing attack against the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
New 3DS XL save transfer system draws criticism

New 3DS XL save transfer system draws criticism

Nintendo has outlined the steps needed to transfer save data from an old 3DS to a new 3DS XL – and the press has not been especially forgiving about the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2015 at 12:19PM in News
Nintendo pitched for exclusive Harry Potter video game rights

Nintendo pitched for exclusive Harry Potter video game rights

In 1998 work on three titles was suddenly halted as Nintendo entered a furious race to secure the exclusive game rights to Harry Potter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 11:51AM in News
Live-action Zelda TV series in production at Netflix, report claims

Live-action Zelda TV series in production at Netflix, report claims

Nintendo is in the early stages of making a live-action The Legend of Zelda series that will be shown on Netflix, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 9:38AM in News

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Forget Mario on smartphones - Iwata wants smartphone games on Nintendo

Forget Mario on smartphones - Iwata wants smartphone games on Nintendo

The calls for Nintendo to release its games on smartphone may seem relentless, but it seems like the platform holder has other plans. Polar opposite plans, in fact.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 12:26PM in News
Gold and silver Mario Amiibos spotted on Nintendo website

Gold and silver Mario Amiibos spotted on Nintendo website

Nintendo looks to be taking a leaf out of its toys-to-life competitor’s books by releasing variants of its existing Amiibo figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2015 at 12:20PM in News
Nintendo: The time is now for Monster Hunter to crack the West

Nintendo: The time is now for Monster Hunter to crack the West

Nintendo says that the launch of Monster Hunter 4 could be the moment the Japanese smash hit franchise finally cracks the West.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 5th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Jo Bartlett

Top 100 Women in Games: Jo Bartlett

Before joining the games sector, Jo Bartlett worked in PR for galleries, film festivals and DVD releases.

on Feb 5th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Club Nintendo America bumps up catalogue in run-up to closure

Club Nintendo America bumps up catalogue in run-up to closure

As the end draws near for Club Nintendo, the American branch of the reward program has added a host of new options to its catalogue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 1:12PM in News
VIDEO: Live-action TV ad ready for Majora's Mask 3DS launch

VIDEO: Live-action TV ad ready for Majora's Mask 3DS launch

Nintendo has unleashed a live-action TV ready to maximise the nostalgia surrounding the upcoming release of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2015 at 3:02PM in News
PewDiePie and other YouTubers dismiss Nintendo's proposed revenue sharing plan

PewDiePie and other YouTubers dismiss Nintendo's proposed revenue sharing plan

Nintendo’s latest attempt to reach out to YouTubers has been ill received.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2015 at 1:21PM in News
Smash Bros creator says he might quit games

Smash Bros creator says he might quit games

The creator of Nintendo's Smash Bros series may abandon games development following the stress of producing the latest instalment for Wii U.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 29th 2015 at 3:25PM in News
Nintendo Creators Program wants to recruit YouTubers with new ad sharing offer

Nintendo Creators Program wants to recruit YouTubers with new ad sharing offer

Wii U and 3DS platform holder Nintendo is taking another step toward repairing relations with video creators by launching a new ad revenue sharing video model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2015 at 10:10AM in News