Entries in 'Nintendo' (353)

Tecmo Koei says Wii U's Hyrule Warriors will sell a million copies

Tecmo Koei says Wii U's Hyrule Warriors will sell a million copies

One million sales and beyond – that’s the expectation Tecmo Koei has for its in-development Wii U exclusive Hyrule Warriors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
Can Mario Kart 8 save the Wii U?

Can Mario Kart 8 save the Wii U?

Did you know the blue ‘spiny’ shell in Mario Kart can now be stopped?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 19th 2014 at 10:15AM in News
Philips is trying to halt Wii U and Wii sales in the US

Philips is trying to halt Wii U and Wii sales in the US

Electronics firm Philips has asked the Delaware courts to force Nintendo to stop selling Wii U in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Nintendo hosting pop-up shop at MCM Comic Con

Nintendo hosting pop-up shop at MCM Comic Con

MCM Comic Con has been named as the host of Nintendo's first ever pop-up shop.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 15th 2014 at 11:03AM in News

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Nintendo turns back to toys to fix its broken business

Nintendo turns back to toys to fix its broken business

There seems to have been two main reactions to Nintendo’s recent annual loss of $456m. The most prominent is that these huge losses suggest Nintendo’s time is up.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 15th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
McDonalds: Our Super Mario Happy Meal 
promotion was about getting kids active

McDonalds: Our Super Mario Happy Meal promotion was about getting kids active

Fast food giant McDonalds says its latest Happy Meal campaign is using Super Mario to help kids keep fit.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 14th 2014 at 2:25PM in News
Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros WILL save Wii U, Iwata insists

Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros WILL save Wii U, Iwata insists

This year’s release of Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros will sell Wii U hardware and help the machine hit its 3.6m unit sales target.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 4:16PM in News
Nintendo confirms it has 'clear ideas' for Wii U successor

Nintendo confirms it has 'clear ideas' for Wii U successor

Satoru Iwata has confirmed to investor that the company already knows what it has planned for its follow-up to the struggling Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 3:31PM in News

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Nintendo apologises for Tomodachi Life controversy but insists it cannot patch game

Nintendo apologises for Tomodachi Life controversy but insists it cannot patch game

After two days of intense criticism from social media and the press, Nintendo has finally offered an official apology for the heterosexual marriage requirement in 3DS title Tomodachi Life.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 11:27PM in News
Console games market rushes to capitalise on £8bn Chinese goldmine

Console games market rushes to capitalise on £8bn Chinese goldmine

Publishers and platform holders no longer have to ignore one of the world’s biggest video games markets. China is open for business.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 9th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
Retailers to Nintendo: Mario Kart 8 is great, but please cut the Wii U price

Retailers to Nintendo: Mario Kart 8 is great, but please cut the Wii U price

The UK High Street has called on Nintendo once again to lower the price of Wii U.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Nintendo's Tomodachi Life gay marriage stance draws widespread criticism

Nintendo's Tomodachi Life gay marriage stance draws widespread criticism

Nintendo's refusal to revisit the heterosexual marriage requirement in 3DS game Tomodachi Life has caused an eruption of criticism across the internet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 9:55AM in News

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Bayonetta 2 still on track for 2014

Bayonetta 2 still on track for 2014

Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 is still due out in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 3:43PM in News
3DS sales spike on Mario Golf launch in Japan

3DS sales spike on Mario Golf launch in Japan

3DS sales leapt up last week in Japan on the back of Mario Golf: World Tour.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 8th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Iwata: A fourth year of losses would be 'unacceptable'

Iwata: A fourth year of losses would be 'unacceptable'

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has vowed to prevent Nintendo suffering another year of losses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 11:35AM in News
New Nintendo hardware in development for emerging markets

New Nintendo hardware in development for emerging markets

Nintendo is to develop a completely new console designed specifically to target China and other emerging economies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 11:17AM in News

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Nintendo reveals Mario Kart 8 web app

Nintendo reveals Mario Kart 8 web app

OK, it's not quite the smartphone app we may have expected but a new Mario Kart 8 web service seems to be a step in the right direction for Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
Nintendo unveils NFP Platform for both Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo unveils NFP Platform for both Wii U and 3DS

A range of Mario-themed figures will use near field communication have been unveiled by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 8:37AM in News
Nintendo refuses to add gay marriage option to Tomodachi Life

Nintendo refuses to add gay marriage option to Tomodachi Life

Upcoming 3DS title Tomodachi life will not allow gamers to marry others of the same sex.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 4:28PM in News
3DS Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire remakes out this year

3DS Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire remakes out this year

Nintendo and The Pokémon Company have announced two new Pokémon games will launch this Christmas.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 7th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Wii U fell just short of Nintendo’s already reduced sales forecasts in Nintendo’s last financial year, leading to a third straight annual loss for the firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 9:31AM in News
Ubisoft 'fully focused' on Watch Dogs Wii U port

Ubisoft 'fully focused' on Watch Dogs Wii U port

With Watch Dogs ready to launch on all other platforms, Ubisoft Romania says it’s now shifting its focus on the Wii U edition of the game.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 2nd 2014 at 10:22AM in News
New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

(UPDATE: Nintendo has denied the reports to both CVG and Videogamer, with a rep telling the latter: "I can confirm Nintendo is not revealing any hardware at this year's ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2014 at 9:16AM in News
Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

A Premium Wii U with two games for £200 is exactly what Nintendo should be talking about.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:37AM in News
Stealth Inc 2 dev: Iwata sets indie development milestones personally

Stealth Inc 2 dev: Iwata sets indie development milestones personally

(UPDATE: Curve has contacted MCV to say that while the quotes below are accurate they reference the Nintendo published Fluidity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 10:21AM in News