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Nintendo says it could continue manufacturing Wii U for another two years

Nintendo says it could continue manufacturing Wii U for another two years

It has slashed its sales estimates and has virtually nothing on its release schedule, but Nintendo reckons Wii U manufacturing could continue for another two years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 3:22PM in News
Earnings down 61% at Nintendo

Earnings down 61% at Nintendo

With what appears to be a tough year ahead, Nintendo’s financial performance for the year just ended may worry investors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 12:58PM in News
Miitomo smashes 10m downloads globally

Miitomo smashes 10m downloads globally

More than 10m people worldwide have signed up to Miitomo, Nintendo’s first foray into the mobile games space.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 27th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
Nintendo estimates only 800k Wii U sales this year

Nintendo estimates only 800k Wii U sales this year

Internal forecasts for the Wii U in Nintendo’s current financial year point to a possible cancellation for the hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:58AM in News

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Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing smartphone games confirmed by Nintendo

Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing smartphone games confirmed by Nintendo

Nintendo’s next two smartphone titles will, as promised, be based on two of its more recognisable IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:30AM in News
New Zelda in development for NX and Wii U

New Zelda in development for NX and Wii U

The longstanding rumour has been confirmed – Nintendo’s next Zelda game is in development for both the Wii U and the NX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:06AM in News
NX launch date set for March 2017; No E3 showing for console

NX launch date set for March 2017; No E3 showing for console

Nintendo has confirmed a launch date for the NX – and it’s nearly a year away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
Thieves hijack lorry full of Nintendo stock

Thieves hijack lorry full of Nintendo stock

The Northamptonshire police department revealed earlier today that a stock of Nintendo games was stolen last week. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 5:07PM in News

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AMD again hints at three upcoming new console launches

AMD again hints at three upcoming new console launches

PS4 Neo? Check. Nintendo NX? Check. Xbox Two? Maybe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Star Fox cartoon launching later this week

Star Fox cartoon launching later this week

Nintendo has announced the release of an animated short based on the Star Fox franchise to celebrate the upcoming launch of Star Fox Zero on Wii U.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 18th 2016 at 4:35PM in News
Eyebrows raised as US gun manufacturer makes Nintendo Zapper Glock

Eyebrows raised as US gun manufacturer makes Nintendo Zapper Glock

Toys that resemble real-world hand guns are banned in most markets, but what of the other way around?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Nintendo orders removal of 3D Zelda tribute

Nintendo orders removal of 3D Zelda tribute

A fan-made 3D Zelda game designed as a tribute to the RPG series has unsurprisingly been taken offline at Nintendo’s request.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 11:54AM in News

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MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

Luke Hebblethwaite replaces Renevey, GMG hires new EVP of marketing and Nintendo boosts PR and marketing team.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
IGDA: Nintendo is oblivious to consequences of Rapp sacking

IGDA: Nintendo is oblivious to consequences of Rapp sacking

The International Game Developers Association has criticised Nintendo for the timing of its sacking of Alison Rapp.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 11:07AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One component supplier says new products on the way this year

PS4 and Xbox One component supplier says new products on the way this year

Chip manufacturer AMD has said that its Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom Business group, which supplies parts for PS4 and Xbox One, is preparing for the launch of new products in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2016 at 11:14AM in News
Nintendo launches #3DSAdventures marketing push

Nintendo launches #3DSAdventures marketing push

This year the 3DS is all about adventure games, Nintendo says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 4th 2016 at 3:15PM in News

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Miitomo has been downloaded 3m times

Miitomo has been downloaded 3m times

Nintendo has revealed just how well its first foray into the mobile gaming space is doing.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 11:01AM in News
Developer cancels Wii U game after Nintendo fires employee in online abuse row

Developer cancels Wii U game after Nintendo fires employee in online abuse row

Necrosoft Games has cancelled a planned Wii U title after Nintendo fired marketing employee Alison Rapp.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 31st 2016 at 8:22AM in News
Nintendo UK boosts PR and marketing teams following senior departures

Nintendo UK boosts PR and marketing teams following senior departures

Nintendo has made two major hires to its UK team, following the departures of senior marketing and PR executives last year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 30th 2016 at 10:55AM in News
Miitomo arrives in the UK this week

Miitomo arrives in the UK this week

Nintendo’s first foray into the world of smartphone gaming will be available in the UK this Thursday (March 31st).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2016 at 3:47PM in News
UPDATED: Are these leaked images of the NX controller?

UPDATED: Are these leaked images of the NX controller?

ORIGINAL STORY 18/03/16: A snapshot has appeared online that claims to give us our first glimpse of the Nintendo NX controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 5:00PM in News
Miitomo passes 1m downloads

Miitomo passes 1m downloads

Nintendo’s first foray into the world of smartphone gaming is off to a decent start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 12:40PM in News
Nintendo denies it is cancelling Wii U production

Nintendo denies it is cancelling Wii U production

Nintendo has played down rumours suggesting it is ceasing production of the Wii U.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Popular speedrunner has Mario Maker levels wiped by Nintendo

Popular speedrunner has Mario Maker levels wiped by Nintendo

Nintendo’s turbulent relationship with the online games community continues to fumble along.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 10:44AM in News
Bigger than Star Wars: Is Yo-kai Watch about to conquer Europe?

Bigger than Star Wars: Is Yo-kai Watch about to conquer Europe?

Forget NX and smartphone games – the product that might just come to define Nintendo’s 2016 is a 3DS title.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 18th 2016 at 12:11PM in News