Entries in 'Wii U' (400)

Price and tablets to blame for Wii U's struggles, Miyamoto claims

Price and tablets to blame for Wii U's struggles, Miyamoto claims

Nintendo design legend Shigeru Miyamoto has openly discussed the Wii U’s market struggles, blaming the machine’s high RRP and the rise of tablets for its inability to take off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 10:09AM in News
Nintendo held back Zelda Wii U from E3 as it 'didn't want to frustrate' people

Nintendo held back Zelda Wii U from E3 as it 'didn't want to frustrate' people

The Legend of Zelda for Wii U was not shown at E3 this week as Nintendo didn’t want to frustrate people who hoped it might be released this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 1:27PM in News
Metroid Prime 4 will never be made for Wii U, could be an NX title

Metroid Prime 4 will never be made for Wii U, could be an NX title

If Samus Aran is to grace home consoles again, it’s not going to happen on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:09AM in News
Platinum is helping develop Star Fox Zero

Platinum is helping develop Star Fox Zero

Nintendo is working alongside Platinum Games to make Star Fox Zero.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2015 at 10:12AM in News

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NINTENDO E3 2015 Roundup: The quiet before the storm?

NINTENDO E3 2015 Roundup: The quiet before the storm?

This E3 has been an absolute belter, brimming with announcements, new games and surprises. But it seems Nintendo didn’t want in on that party.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 6:11PM in News
NINTENDO: Mario and Luigi Paper Jam and Mario Tennis Ultra Smash announced

NINTENDO: Mario and Luigi Paper Jam and Mario Tennis Ultra Smash announced

Nintendo has announced two new Mario titles for release this year and the next.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 5:48PM in News
Nintendo offering indie game discounts and demos during E3 week

Nintendo offering indie game discounts and demos during E3 week

Nintendo is embracing independent developers for this year’s E3.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
Mother released on Virtual Console in the West

Mother released on Virtual Console in the West

The original game in the EarthBound series has been released digitally on the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2015 at 12:22PM in News

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Wii U-exclusive Devil's Third set for August release

Wii U-exclusive Devil's Third set for August release

Hack and slash title Devil’s Third is coming to the UK at the end of August.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:39AM in News
Splatoon holds on for a second week in Japanese charts as Wii U sales rise

Splatoon holds on for a second week in Japanese charts as Wii U sales rise

It seems that Nintendo’s latest shooter still has legs (tentacles?) in Japan, as it outdoes a slew of new releases to remain top of the retail charts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
ZombiU port in development for PS4 and Xbox One, report claims

ZombiU port in development for PS4 and Xbox One, report claims

Ubisoft’s ZombiU might be returning from the grave.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2015 at 10:53AM in News

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Bloodstained Vita port confirmed as Kickstarter campaign nears end

Bloodstained Vita port confirmed as Kickstarter campaign nears end

Koji Igarashi's Kickstarter sensation Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has met a stretch goal promising a PS Vita port for the upcoming title.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 9th 2015 at 7:45AM in News
Nintendo UK marketing boss Shelly Pearce joins Anki

Nintendo UK marketing boss Shelly Pearce joins Anki

Nintendo’s UK marketing and PR director Shelly Pearce has left the platform holder after 17 years with the business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 5th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Splatoon mania in Japan pulls Wii U back to top of hardware charts

Splatoon mania in Japan pulls Wii U back to top of hardware charts

Nintendo’s inky shooter has topped the software charts in Japan, helping Wii U become the best-selling console in the country.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games races into view

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games races into view

Nintendo has announced a Wii U and 3DS release for Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 9:40AM in News

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No FIFA game for handheld or Nintendo this year

No FIFA game for handheld or Nintendo this year

EA will not release this year’s FIFA 16 on handheld or Nintendo systems, it seems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2015 at 2:05PM in News
BBC iPlayer is now available on Wii U

BBC iPlayer is now available on Wii U

Wii U owners can now stream and catch up with their favourite BBC shows on their console.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 28th 2015 at 4:28PM in News
UPDATE: Nintendo and Humble team up for Humble Nindie Bundle

UPDATE: Nintendo and Humble team up for Humble Nindie Bundle

Nintendo has partnered with Humble for its first ever Humble Bundle promotion to feature Wii U and 3DS titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 27th 2015 at 7:42AM in News
Project CARS Wii U release looking unlikely

Project CARS Wii U release looking unlikely

It’s starting to look unlikely that the Wii U version of Project CARS will ever be released.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2015 at 4:14PM in News
New Wii U Art Academy game pencilled in for June release

New Wii U Art Academy game pencilled in for June release

After a two year wait, the first fully-fledged Art Academy title has been revealed for Wii U.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 9:54AM in News
8GB Wii U Basic to be discontinued in Japan

8GB Wii U Basic to be discontinued in Japan

Nintendo’s lowest-tier Wii U offering is to be halted in Japan.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 9:07AM in News
Nintendo abandons plans to release consoles in China, report claims

Nintendo abandons plans to release consoles in China, report claims

Wii U and 3DS platform holder Nintendo will not follow Sony and Microsoft into the Chinese market, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 1:54PM in News
This is how Nintendo hopes to grow 3DS and Wii U sales

This is how Nintendo hopes to grow 3DS and Wii U sales

While Nintendo’s return to profit this week was welcome, the fact that both 3DS and Wii U missed sales targets was most certainly not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 2:43PM in News
Zelda on Wii U now has 'TBD' release date

Zelda on Wii U now has 'TBD' release date

Nintendo’s forward release schedule no longer lists a release window for the Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 12:03PM in News