Entries in 'Wii U' (267)

Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

The reality of the challenge confronting Wii U has finally struck Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 8:55AM in News
Nintendo apologises for ongoing TVii no-show on Wii U

Nintendo apologises for ongoing TVii no-show on Wii U

As is now obviously apparent, Nintendo’s TVii service for Wii U owners did not hit its 2013 launch date for Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
Alien: Isolation joins the Wii U no-show list

Alien: Isolation joins the Wii U no-show list

Creative Assembly’s upcoming survival horror outing Alien: Isolation looks unlikely to be making the jump to Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 2:32PM in News
PES 2015 confirmed for PS4... but not Xbox One

PES 2015 confirmed for PS4... but not Xbox One

Konami has confirmed that PES 2015 will be released on PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 9:32AM in News

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Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

It was certainly a Merry Christmas for Nintendo in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 1:33PM in News
Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

The Xbox One could see a reduction in RRP earlier than previously anticipated, according to one US analyst.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 2:52PM in News
Nintendo apologises for festive eShop outage

Nintendo apologises for festive eShop outage

New Wii U and 3DS owners were unable to purchase digital content for their new machines for much of the Christmas break.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 10:13AM in News
REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Wii U's tough year

REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Wii U's tough year

2013 has been a mixed year for Nintendo. On the one hand, 3DS has sold well and the platform holder has published some of the finest games in its history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 27th 2013 at 9:00AM in News

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Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

GungHo’s console debut for its popular smartphone IP Puzzle & Dragons has enjoyed a tremendous first week in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 9:42AM in News
VIDEO: Wii Sports Club adds golf minigame

VIDEO: Wii Sports Club adds golf minigame

Nintendo's Wii Sports Club will add golf to its roster at some point today, the firm has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2013 at 7:26PM in News
Incoming Nintendo Direct focused on spring 2014 lineup

Incoming Nintendo Direct focused on spring 2014 lineup

Nintendo has announced it will put on a new Nintendo Direct online presentation this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 6:42PM in News
Pachter: "I don't know why Iwata is still employed"

Pachter: "I don't know why Iwata is still employed"

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has stepped up his media onslaught on Nintendo by saying that president Satoru Iwata should be sacked.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 11:32AM in News

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Play.com predicts Wii U dominance this Christmas

Play.com predicts Wii U dominance this Christmas

Play.com owner Rakuten has claimed that Nintendo’s Wii U has seen a 75 per cent sales spike in October.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 9:53AM in News
"Nintendo steadfastly refuses to consider that Wii U is not interesting to consumers"

"Nintendo steadfastly refuses to consider that Wii U is not interesting to consumers"

Wii U will fail to sell the 9m units Nintendo has predicted for the current financial year, analysts have said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 9:50AM in News
3DS, Wii U and Vita games better than
anything on PS4 or Xbox One, say critics

3DS, Wii U and Vita games better than anything on PS4 or Xbox One, say critics

The PS4 and Xbox One launch line-up has been overshadowed by games for Wii U, Vita and 3DS.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 29th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Microsoft’s Xbox One sold around 150k units in its first 48 hours in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 11:16AM in News

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DFC predicts GameCube-like sales for Wii U

DFC predicts GameCube-like sales for Wii U

Another analyst has issued a damning verdict on the future fortunes of Nintendo’s Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 3:58PM in News
Report: Next-gen Tomb Raider reboot reveal planned for next month

Report: Next-gen Tomb Raider reboot reveal planned for next month

Crystal Dynamics' well received Tomb Raider reboot hasn't officially been announced for next-gen consoles, but from the sound of things that fact may change in a matter of weeks.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 21st 2013 at 6:25AM in News
Nintendo 3DS December update adding Wii U Miiverse, YouTube

Nintendo 3DS December update adding Wii U Miiverse, YouTube

A major 3DS update with some significant feature additions is on the way, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2013 at 10:13PM in News
Yoshida says industry 'needs' Nintendo, should switch focus from core games market

Yoshida says industry 'needs' Nintendo, should switch focus from core games market

President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida has said that a healthy and successful Nintendo is vital to the overall video games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
Major TV campaign for Wii U Mario

Major TV campaign for Wii U Mario

Nintendo is backing its biggest Wii U game of the year with a major TV advertising campaign.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 7th 2013 at 5:18PM in News
Nintendo to add warnings to Wii Karaoke U due to foul-mouthed content

Nintendo to add warnings to Wii Karaoke U due to foul-mouthed content

A number of warnings are to be added to Wii Karaoke U after it was discovered that some of the songs it offers contain offensive language.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 3:08PM in News
Codemasters to release F1 Race Stars: Powered Up Edition digitally on Wii U

Codemasters to release F1 Race Stars: Powered Up Edition digitally on Wii U

A digital-only F1 game is on the way to Wii U from Codemasters.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 3:10PM in News
Wii U sold just 460k units in the last six months

Wii U sold just 460k units in the last six months

Nintendo’s latest financial report has revealed more disappointing sales for Nintendo’s Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 9:39AM in News
Nintendo confirms cross-platform play for third-party titles

Nintendo confirms cross-platform play for third-party titles

Nintendo has confirmed Wii U and 3DS titles will be able to offer cross-play support with other consoles, handhelds and mobile devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 7:55AM in News