Entries in 'Wii U' (311)

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Super Smash Bros

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Super Smash Bros

This is the big one for Nintendo this Christmas.

on Dec 21st 2014 at 12:00PM in News
One area in Zelda Wii U the same size as the entire Twilight Princess map

One area in Zelda Wii U the same size as the entire Twilight Princess map

Stepping up from the Wii to Wii U has allowed Nintendo to drastically increase the size of the gameworld in the upcoming Legend of Zelda game on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 11:19AM in News
Mega Man Zero re-release on Wii U highlights 'Mega Manniversary' sale

Mega Man Zero re-release on Wii U highlights 'Mega Manniversary' sale

Game Boy Advance release Mega Man Zero has arrived on the Wii U Virtual Console, with all currently available 3DS and Wii U Mega Man eShop titles on sale for ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2014 at 8:59AM in News
Nintendo unveils new Mario Maker features

Nintendo unveils new Mario Maker features

Nintendo has revealed some new additions to its upcoming Wii U game Mario Maker, including Super Mario Bros 3 and Super Mario World themes.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2014 at 12:38AM in News

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Super Smash Bros doubles weekly Wii U sales in Japan; console outsells New Nintendo 3DS

Super Smash Bros doubles weekly Wii U sales in Japan; console outsells New Nintendo 3DS

The Wii U release of Super Smash Bros has sent Nintendo’s console back up the Japanese hardware charts, according to the latest data from Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 10th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
VIDEO: Nintendo shows new The Legend of Zelda Wii U gameplay

VIDEO: Nintendo shows new The Legend of Zelda Wii U gameplay

Nintendo showed gameplay for its 2015 blockbuster The Legend of Zelda for Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 8th 2014 at 9:43AM in News
Nintendo investigating Wii U memory corruption error

Nintendo investigating Wii U memory corruption error

A ‘system memory’ error that has reportedly left some users with a bricked Wii U console is being investigated by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
OlliOlli heading to Xbox One, Wii U and 3DS next year

OlliOlli heading to Xbox One, Wii U and 3DS next year

Hit skateboarding game OlliOlli will make its way to a trio of new platforms sometime early next year, developer Roll 7 has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 4th 2014 at 6:12AM in News

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Sonic Boom and Bayonetta 2 chart below FIFA 13 in the UK Wii U chart

Sonic Boom and Bayonetta 2 chart below FIFA 13 in the UK Wii U chart

Few documents make as interesting a read as the UK Wii U charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 12:35PM in News
The Wii U Basic has had a price cut in the UK

The Wii U Basic has had a price cut in the UK

The trade price of the Wii U 8GB Basic console has been significantly cut in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 1:50PM in News
GAME announces £199.99 Wii U Black Friday bundle

GAME announces £199.99 Wii U Black Friday bundle

The hat-trick of Black Friday hardware bundles at GAME has been completed with a Wii U deal that will be available from midnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 4:12PM in News
Super Smash Bros on Wii U has sold nearly half a million copies in the US

Super Smash Bros on Wii U has sold nearly half a million copies in the US

The Wii U version of Super Smash Bros has got off to an excellent start in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2014 at 1:52PM in News

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Watch Dogs on Wii U will get some DLC after all

Watch Dogs on Wii U will get some DLC after all

Ubisoft is going to release some DLC for the Wii U version of Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2014 at 12:30PM in News
Reggie Fils-Aime: Wii U is better value than PS4 or Xbox One

Reggie Fils-Aime: Wii U is better value than PS4 or Xbox One

The boss of Nintendo America has said that customers get more for their money with Wii U than they do with PS4 or Xbox One

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2014 at 8:39AM in News
Super Smash Bros pre-orders ahead of Mario Kart 8

Super Smash Bros pre-orders ahead of Mario Kart 8

Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has said that pre-orders for the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros have passed those received for Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 10:31AM in News
Amiibo figures can only hold info for one game at a time

Amiibo figures can only hold info for one game at a time

Nintendo has confirmed that its Amiibo toys-to-life figures are only able to store information for one game at a time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 9:01AM in News

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Wii U's Captain Toad release date pulled forward

Wii U's Captain Toad release date pulled forward

Nintendo has moved forward the release date of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker a whole week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Splatoon due Q2 2015 while Kirby's Wii U game gets a new name

Splatoon due Q2 2015 while Kirby's Wii U game gets a new name

Nintendo has issued a slightly more definitive release date for one Wii U game and confirmed a new title for another.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 3:05PM in News
Duck Hunt aims sights on Wii U Virtual Console

Duck Hunt aims sights on Wii U Virtual Console

Nintendo has announced that NES light gun classic Duck Hunt is heading to Wii U’s Virtual Console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
Nintendo touts indie release schedule for Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo touts indie release schedule for Wii U and 3DS

PC and PlayStation may be seen as the current darlings of the indie gaming scene, but Nintendo wants to prove that it hasn’t been left out in the dark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
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 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
Watch Dogs ships 9m copies

Watch Dogs ships 9m copies

Ubisoft's open-world action adventure game Watch Dogs has shipped 9m units, the company's latest financial report reveals.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2014 at 8:37PM 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
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