Entries in 'Wii U' (162)

Stardew Valley coming to consoles, swaps Wii U for Switch

Stardew Valley coming to consoles, swaps Wii U for Switch

Developer Eric Barone has confirmed that his indie hit Stardew Valley will make its long-awaited console debut before the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:44AM in News
Nintendo confirms that Wii U production IS ending

Nintendo confirms that Wii U production IS ending

Having denied it just days ago, Nintendo has now conceded that the end has come for Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2016 at 10:39AM in News
Nintendo denies Wii U production halt

Nintendo denies Wii U production halt

The Wii U lives on, Nintendo has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 9:39AM in News
Report: Nintendo to end production of Wii U this week

Report: Nintendo to end production of Wii U this week

Platform holder Nintendo will reportedly cease production of its Wii U console by the end of this week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 1st 2016 at 4:19PM in News

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You can play Xbox One or Wii U games in PSVR

PlayStation VR users have discovered that you can play Xbox One and Wii U games while using the headset.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 14th 2016 at 1:50PM in News
Sub-£200 price is crucial to NX success, says UK retail

Sub-£200 price is crucial to NX success, says UK retail

UK retail buyers have told MCV that they have ‘high hopes’ for Nintendo’s new console, but only if it’s affordable.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:37AM in News
Wii U sales stumble as Nintendo losses increase

Wii U sales stumble as Nintendo losses increase

Nintendo’s latest quarterly reports have shown a $233m loss, with the bottom finally dropping out of the Wii U market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2016 at 11:34AM in News

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Someone at Nintendo predicted 100m unit sales for Wii U

Someone at Nintendo predicted 100m unit sales for Wii U

To date Nintendo’s Wii U has sold 12.8m units since its release in 2012. It turns out that’s way, way less than at least one Nintendo executive predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Miyamoto thinks Starfox is Wii U's most underrated game

Miyamoto thinks Starfox is Wii U's most underrated game

This year’s Star Fox Zero has been named as the Wii U’s most underrated game by legendary Nintendo developer Shigeru Miyamoto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2016 at 11:21AM in News
Devil's Third multiplayer is being shut down

Devil's Third multiplayer is being shut down

The online component of Tomonobu Itagaki’s Devil’s Third for Wii U will be shut down in December.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 11:07AM in News
Nicolas Wegnez named new Nintendo UK boss

Nicolas Wegnez named new Nintendo UK boss

Nicolas Wegnez has been named the new general manager at Nintendo UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 20th 2016 at 2:05PM in News

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The £2.1m question: Is Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee any good?

The £2.1m question: Is Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee any good?

Industry commentators have taken to calling Playtonic ‘the new Rare’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 16th 2016 at 12:26PM in News
New Zelda rejected Wii U GamePad because it 'disrupts gameplay'

New Zelda rejected Wii U GamePad because it 'disrupts gameplay'

The producer of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has admitted that having experimented with it, his team rejected the idea of incorporating Wii U GamePad functionality into the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:04AM in News
Yooka-Laylee delayed to 2017; Playtonic internally handling Wii U and PC versions

Yooka-Laylee delayed to 2017; Playtonic internally handling Wii U and PC versions

Fans of 1990s hit Banjo-Kazooie will have to wait a little bit longer for its spiritual sequel.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 6th 2016 at 2:56PM in News
'Nintendo just switched off Wii U's life support'

'Nintendo just switched off Wii U's life support'

The Wii U is finished, say leading games retailers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 6th 2016 at 10:10AM in News

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GameStop: Wii U was disappointing to everyone

GameStop: Wii U was disappointing to everyone

The boss of GameStop has admitted that Wii U has fallen short of both its own expectations and those of its creator Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 1:25PM in News
Nintendo: NX will not be sold at a loss

Nintendo: NX will not be sold at a loss

Nintendo has reiterated that it will make money on each NX unit sold.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 2nd 2016 at 10:45PM in News
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
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
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
Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Console players are always keen on enhancing their gaming experience with the latest controller or the newest headset – and then brag about it on Reddit in an attempt to ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 7th 2016 at 11:10AM in News
Nintendo UK veteran James Honeywell departs after 21 years

Nintendo UK veteran James Honeywell departs after 21 years

Popular Nintendo UK marketing boss James Honeywell has left Nintendo after more than two decades at the platform holder.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 31st 2016 at 11:39AM 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
Wii U hardware sales up 151 per cent as Pokkén Tournament debuts in Japan

Wii U hardware sales up 151 per cent as Pokkén Tournament debuts in Japan

Pokémon Tekken fighting game crossover title Pokkén Tournament has shot straight to No.1 in Japan according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 1:00PM in News