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Rumours suggest Nintendo NX will use Android OS

Rumours suggest Nintendo NX will use Android OS

Google Android could be the operating system that Nintendo chooses to power its in-development NX console, reports from Japan suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2015 at 9:43AM in News
BBC iPlayer is now available on Wii U

BBC iPlayer is now available on Wii U

Wii U owners can now stream and catch up with their favourite BBC shows on their console.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 28th 2015 at 4:28PM in News
Nintendo strove for global Humble Bundle, says NoA

Nintendo strove for global Humble Bundle, says NoA

The unfortunate region lock situation surrounding Nintendo's Humble Nindie Bundle promotion is something the company hopes to change, a Nintendo of America rep claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 28th 2015 at 1:42AM in News
Lorry transporting Splatoon stock has been hijacked

Lorry transporting Splatoon stock has been hijacked

A lorry transporting Splatoon stock from Nintendo’s warehouse to GAME has been stolen,

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 27th 2015 at 3:52PM in News

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UPDATE: Nintendo and Humble team up for Humble Nindie Bundle

UPDATE: Nintendo and Humble team up for Humble Nindie Bundle

Nintendo has partnered with Humble for its first ever Humble Bundle promotion to feature Wii U and 3DS titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 27th 2015 at 7:42AM in News
Fire Emblem: Awakening nearing 2m sales

Fire Emblem: Awakening nearing 2m sales

Fire Emblem: Awakening is nearing – and possibly already surpassed – 2m sales, according to developer Intelligent Systems.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 26th 2015 at 3:58AM in News
Nintendo plans Mario Kart 8-level marketing push for its new shooter IP Splatoon

Nintendo plans Mario Kart 8-level marketing push for its new shooter IP Splatoon

Nintendo is preparing a marketing campaign for new IP Splatoon that will rival last year’s Mario Kart 8. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 22nd 2015 at 9:58AM in News
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon coming to 3DS in 2016

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon coming to 3DS in 2016

The next instalment in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series has been announced by Nintendo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 3:47PM in News

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New Wii U Art Academy game pencilled in for June release

New Wii U Art Academy game pencilled in for June release

After a two year wait, the first fully-fledged Art Academy title has been revealed for Wii U.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 9:54AM in News
8GB Wii U Basic to be discontinued in Japan

8GB Wii U Basic to be discontinued in Japan

Nintendo’s lowest-tier Wii U offering is to be halted in Japan.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 9:07AM in News
Former EA executive Doug Bowser joins Nintendo

Former EA executive Doug Bowser joins Nintendo

Nintendo has announced the hire of ex-EA exec Doug Bowser, which at least superficially appears to be a match made in heaven.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2015 at 7:16AM in News
Nintendo showing off Splatoon at MCM London Comic Con

Nintendo showing off Splatoon at MCM London Comic Con

Nintendo is planning on showcasing its new colourful multiplayer shooter Splatoon at this year’s MCM Comic Con. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 20th 2015 at 10:37AM in News

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Nintendo World Championships US regional qualifiers detailed

Nintendo World Championships US regional qualifiers detailed

Nintendo has revealed US qualifiers for the company's recently announced Nintendo World Championships revival will take place later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 19th 2015 at 7:47PM in News
Square Enix reschedules E3 press conference after Nintendo clash

Square Enix reschedules E3 press conference after Nintendo clash

Square Enix’s E3 press conference will now take place at 6pm UK time (10am LA time) to avoid a clash with Nintendo.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 18th 2015 at 10:31AM in News
Iwata: NX is not a replacement for Wii U or 3DS

Iwata: NX is not a replacement for Wii U or 3DS

Although details about the system remains sparse, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has stated that the new NX should not simply be considered as a replacement for its current machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2015 at 11:57AM in News
Interface: Indie experts share their advice for aspiring studios

Interface: Indie experts share their advice for aspiring studios

Attendees at yesterday's inaugural Interface event were treated to a full day of insightful talks and panel sessions designed to help developers get their games out there.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 15th 2015 at 10:42AM in News

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Nintendo World Championships return for E3 2015

Nintendo World Championships return for E3 2015

The Nintendo World Championships – last held in 1990 – will be making a comeback at E3 2015, Nintendo of America has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 14th 2015 at 3:42AM in News
Dragon Quest VIII is being ported to 3DS

Dragon Quest VIII is being ported to 3DS

Square Enix is bringing one of its RPG cult classics to Nintendo’s current handheld.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2015 at 2:45PM in News
New 3DS Pullbox game is free to download in Japan

New 3DS Pullbox game is free to download in Japan

It probably doesn’t qualify as free-to-play, but Nintendo is again tinkering with payment models, this time with the release of a new Pullblox game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2015 at 1:17PM in News
Iwata reiterates Nintendo NX no-show at E3

Iwata reiterates Nintendo NX no-show at E3

Nintendo remains adamant that it will not be announcing any news about the in-development NX console at E3 next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Nintendo abandons plans to release consoles in China, report claims

Nintendo abandons plans to release consoles in China, report claims

Wii U and 3DS platform holder Nintendo will not follow Sony and Microsoft into the Chinese market, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 1:54PM in News
Iwata 'optimistic' that Nintendo NX will be region free

Iwata 'optimistic' that Nintendo NX will be region free

The still mysterious Nintendo NX could be the first home console from the company to be region free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 12:22PM in News
Mario Kart producer in charge of Nintendo's mobile games

Mario Kart producer in charge of Nintendo's mobile games

High-profile Nintendo developer Hideki Konno has been put in charge of Nintendo’s smartphone game development, reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 3:20PM in News
This is how Nintendo hopes to grow 3DS and Wii U sales

This is how Nintendo hopes to grow 3DS and Wii U sales

While Nintendo’s return to profit this week was welcome, the fact that both 3DS and Wii U missed sales targets was most certainly not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 2:43PM in News
Zelda on Wii U now has 'TBD' release date

Zelda on Wii U now has 'TBD' release date

Nintendo’s forward release schedule no longer lists a release window for the Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 12:03PM in News