Entries in 'Wii U' (310)

Next-gen console power consumption criticised by NRDC

Next-gen console power consumption criticised by NRDC

US pressure group Natural Resources Defense Council has urged both Sony and Microsoft to reduce the amount of power their consoles use in stand by.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 11:09AM 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

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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
Nintendo confirms it has 'clear ideas' for Wii U successor

Nintendo confirms it has 'clear ideas' for Wii U successor

Satoru Iwata has confirmed to investor that the company already knows what it has planned for its follow-up to the struggling Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 3:31PM in News
Retailers to Nintendo: Mario Kart 8 is great, but please cut the Wii U price

Retailers to Nintendo: Mario Kart 8 is great, but please cut the Wii U price

The UK High Street has called on Nintendo once again to lower the price of Wii U.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Bayonetta 2 still on track for 2014

Bayonetta 2 still on track for 2014

Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 is still due out in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 3:43PM in News

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Nintendo unveils NFP Platform for both Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo unveils NFP Platform for both Wii U and 3DS

A range of Mario-themed figures will use near field communication have been unveiled by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 8:37AM in News
Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Wii U fell just short of Nintendo’s already reduced sales forecasts in Nintendo’s last financial year, leading to a third straight annual loss for the firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 9:31AM in News
Ubisoft 'fully focused' on Watch Dogs Wii U port

Ubisoft 'fully focused' on Watch Dogs Wii U port

With Watch Dogs ready to launch on all other platforms, Ubisoft Romania says it’s now shifting its focus on the Wii U edition of the game.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 2nd 2014 at 10:22AM in News

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New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

(UPDATE: Nintendo has denied the reports to both CVG and Videogamer, with a rep telling the latter: "I can confirm Nintendo is not revealing any hardware at this year's ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2014 at 9:16AM in News
Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

A Premium Wii U with two games for £200 is exactly what Nintendo should be talking about.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:37AM in News
Stealth Inc 2 dev: Iwata sets indie development milestones personally

Stealth Inc 2 dev: Iwata sets indie development milestones personally

(UPDATE: Curve has contacted MCV to say that while the quotes below are accurate they reference the Nintendo published Fluidity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 10:21AM in News
Wii U gets a new third party exclusive title

Wii U gets a new third party exclusive title

Well, this isn’t something that happens every day – Nintendo has signed an exclusive third party title for Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 10:19AM in News

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Free Wii U game offered with Mario Kart 8

Free Wii U game offered with Mario Kart 8

Nintendo is offering a free game from a selection of ten to anyone who buys and registers a copy of Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 1:09PM in News
Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo’s marketing campaign for Mario Kart 8 will run until the end of the year, the firm says.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 25th 2014 at 1:34PM in News
Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Two additional Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles have been announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 2:17PM in News
Nintendo confirms Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle

Nintendo confirms Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle

The rumoured (and inevitable) Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle has been confirmed by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 12:08PM in News
Lack of power behind 3DS no-show for NES Remix

Lack of power behind 3DS no-show for NES Remix

Raw processing power has been named as the reason why Nintendo decided against releasing NES Remix or NES Remix 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:21PM in News
Vita back on top as Titanfall makes Famitsu's Japanese Top Ten

Vita back on top as Titanfall makes Famitsu's Japanese Top Ten

Sony’s PlayStation Vita was the best selling console in Japan last week according to the latest sales data from Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus arrives this month

Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus arrives this month

Nintendo has announced plans to release a new Princess Peach-themed Wii Remote later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 12:16AM in News
Super Smash Bros 3DS to arrive ahead of Wii U

Super Smash Bros 3DS to arrive ahead of Wii U

Super Smash Bros will launch this summer on 3DS and this winter on Wii U, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2014 at 5:42AM in News
Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

This week's Nintendo Direct event will focus entirely on detailing the upcoming Super Smash Bros title for Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 6th 2014 at 10:46PM in News