Entries in 'Nintendo' (581)

Amiibos will unlock costumes in Mario Kart 8

Amiibos will unlock costumes in Mario Kart 8

Now-removed information on the Mario Kart 8 website has revealed exactly what Nintendo’s Amiibo figure will unlock in Wii U racer Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Super Smash Bros 3DS players hit with 136-year online ban

Super Smash Bros 3DS players hit with 136-year online ban

71,582,030 minutes – that’s the length of an online ban being sent out to some players of Super Smash Bros on 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 11:45AM in News
Iwata says Nintendo would consider ditching region locking

Iwata says Nintendo would consider ditching region locking

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has indicated that Nintendo could be willing to reverse its long-term opposition to region locking.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 10:47AM in News
Nintendo announces Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire bundle

Nintendo announces Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire bundle

Nintendo has announced a special dual pack for upcoming Pokemon titles Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 2nd 2014 at 7:08PM in News

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Super Smash Bros arriving a week earlier on Wii U in the UK

Super Smash Bros arriving a week earlier on Wii U in the UK

Nintendo has edged forward the release of Super Smash Bros in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 10:39AM in News
No New 3DS in the West this year as 3DS has not yet reached its potential, Nintendo argues

No New 3DS in the West this year as 3DS has not yet reached its potential, Nintendo argues

Nintendo has offered an explanation for its decision to withhold the New 3DS and New 3DS XL from Western markets this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 2:02PM in News
Nintendo introducing pre-loads with Super Smash Bros on Wii U

Nintendo introducing pre-loads with Super Smash Bros on Wii U

Super Smash Bros will be the first game that can be pre-loaded onto a Wii U prior to its release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 1:37PM in News
Iwata reveals Nintendo's first Quality of Life product

Iwata reveals Nintendo's first Quality of Life product

Nintendo’s debut foray into what it describes as the Quality of Life sector is a sleep sensor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 10:51AM in News

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Iwata makes first presentation since undergoing surgery

Iwata makes first presentation since undergoing surgery

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has recovered from surgery on a growth in his bile duct and has returned to work.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 3:14PM in News
UPDATED: Wii U sales double year-on-year

UPDATED: Wii U sales double year-on-year

Sales of the Wii U in the half year ending September hit 1.12m – over double the 460k sold in the same period the year before.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 9:36AM in News
Nintendo steps up hunt for 'future platforms' hardware architect

Nintendo steps up hunt for 'future platforms' hardware architect

“Devising strategies for future Nintendo gaming platforms” is a key requirement in a new graphics architect vacancy posted by the Wii U platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Amiibo support being added to Hyrule Warriors

Amiibo support being added to Hyrule Warriors

Nintendo has revealed that existing Wii U title Hyrule Warriors will support its Amiibo figure range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 12:26PM in News

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Another Pokemon game releases on iOS

Another Pokemon game releases on iOS

The Pokémon Company has released yet another title on Apple platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Has Nintendo's Wii U turned a corner?

Has Nintendo's Wii U turned a corner?

“Wii U has had quite a good year so far,” said Nintendo’s UK marketing boss Shelly Pearce when MCV came to visit the company in Windsor this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2014 at 2:41PM in News
Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Digital Wii U and 3DS games can now be purchased on the Nintendo web store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
New 3DS sales hit 230k in Japan in first week

New 3DS sales hit 230k in Japan in first week

It looks like Nintendo’s latest handheld has got off to a strong start in its traditional heartland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 11:41AM in News

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Off-screen play confirmed for Watch Dogs Wii U

Off-screen play confirmed for Watch Dogs Wii U

Ubisoft has explained how Wii U owners will be able to use their GamePad when playing upcoming release Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2014 at 12:46PM in News
Nintendo bringing 15 games to IndieCade 2014

Nintendo bringing 15 games to IndieCade 2014

Nintendo has announced it will be in official attendance at IndieCade's annual festival this weekend, showing off a batch of Wii U and 3DS indie games the company has dubbed ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:38AM in News
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Upcoming Wii U release Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will launch in North America on December 5th, Nintendo of America has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:43PM in News
Super Smash Bros Wii U and Amiibo dated for UK, six new figures announced

Super Smash Bros Wii U and Amiibo dated for UK, six new figures announced

Nintendo has announced a UK release date for both the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros and its toys-to-life Amiibo figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 12:14PM in News
Future is closing Official Nintendo Magazine

Future is closing Official Nintendo Magazine

Nintendo and Future have announced the closure of Official Nintendo Magazine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 11:07AM in News
Wii U not powerful enough for Assassin's Creed: Unity port

Wii U not powerful enough for Assassin's Creed: Unity port

Ubisoft has said that the Wii U’s lack of processing power is the reason why it decided against porting Assassin’s Creed: Unity to Nintendo’s machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 9:53AM in News
Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

2002 Game Boy Advance release Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance will land on Wii U's Virtual Console later this month, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:17PM in News
Nintendo launches Frubes marketing campaign

Nintendo launches Frubes marketing campaign

Nintendo characters are to start appearing on the packing of kids’ yoghurt snack Frubes as part of a new promotion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 2:41PM in News
Latest Wii U update adds menu folders, other interface improvements

Latest Wii U update adds menu folders, other interface improvements

Nintendo has rolled out a new firmware update for Wii U, adding an oft-requested organization feature on the console’s dashboard among other improvements.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:01PM in News