Entries in 'Nintendo' (421)

From the Archive: A Tale of Two E3s

From the Archive: A Tale of Two E3s

Two of the biggest names in entertainment went head-to-head at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 6th 2014 at 11:31AM in News
Iwata to skip E3 for health reasons

Iwata to skip E3 for health reasons

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata won't be attending next week's E3 2014 event in Los Angeles on the advice of his doctor.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 5th 2014 at 8:41PM in News
Meet the new-look MCV

Meet the new-look MCV

Regular readers of MCV magazine will notice a significant change from this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 5th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
DS game Brain Training arrives on Wii U

DS game Brain Training arrives on Wii U

Nintendo has released a DS game on the Wii U Virtual Console for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 2:33PM in News

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Wii U sales double in Japan as Mario Kart 8 sells 350k

Wii U sales double in Japan as Mario Kart 8 sells 350k

Mario Kart 8 has topped the weekly Japanese charts and boosted sales of the hardware in Nintendo's home country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
New Super Mario Bros 2DS bundle arriving next month

New Super Mario Bros 2DS bundle arriving next month

Nintendo will release a new 2DS hardware SKU in Europe next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 9:05AM in News
Mario Kart 8 sells 1.2m units worldwide

Mario Kart 8 sells 1.2m units worldwide

The latest entry in the Mario Kart series has already sold 1.2m units across the globe, says Nintendo.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 6:58PM in News
Wii U GameCube controller adapter revealed

Wii U GameCube controller adapter revealed

Nintendo has revealed an adapter that allows GameCube controllers to be used with the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 10:36AM in News

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Zelda Williams 'doing something extra special' at E3

Zelda Williams 'doing something extra special' at E3

Is Nintendo going to finally give us a ‘proper’ reveal of the new Legend of Zelda game on Wii U at E3 next month?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2014 at 12:37PM in News
YouTubers wary of further changes to Nintendo's video policy

YouTubers wary of further changes to Nintendo's video policy

Nintendo has announced a new affiliate program for YouTube streamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2014 at 10:31AM in News
Super Smash Bros Wii U to use NFC figures - report

Super Smash Bros Wii U to use NFC figures - report

Nintendo’s NFP model figure collection will apparently be a feature of the new Super Smash Bros.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 2:11PM in News
E4 agrees to screen some Mario Kart TV race highlights

E4 agrees to screen some Mario Kart TV race highlights

Channel 4’s E4 is to screen race uploads from upcoming Wii U racer Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 1:25PM in News

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Ubisoft won't be showing any Nintendo games at E3

Ubisoft won't be showing any Nintendo games at E3

There will be at least five games from Ubisoft at E3 next month – but none of them will be for Nintendo platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 1:09PM in News
Wii U Music looks like it might be on the way

Wii U Music looks like it might be on the way

One of Nintendo’s less successful IPs could very well be on track for a Wii U resurrection.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 10:56AM in News
Tomodachi Life to include two extra trial codes

Tomodachi Life to include two extra trial codes

Nintendo has hatched a plan that it hopes will stimulate Tomodachi Life’s player base.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2014 at 1:47PM in News
Game over for online play on Wii and DS

Game over for online play on Wii and DS

Owners of both Wii and DS will no longer be able to play their titles online from today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2014 at 4:07PM in News

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Buyers of John Lewis £112 Wii U bundle miss out

Buyers of John Lewis £112 Wii U bundle miss out

The internet was last week set alight for a few brief moment as John Lewis offered an unbelievable discount on Wii U hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2014 at 3:41PM in News
Nintendo wins DS patent challenge

Nintendo wins DS patent challenge

An attempt by a Texas company to sting Nintendo for an alleged patent infringement with its DS design has been dismissed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
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
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