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OPINION: Where now for Nintendo?

OPINION: Where now for Nintendo?

As if the varied reporting on Nintendo’s financials this morning is not confusing enough, the disparity of the analysis could well baffle many readers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2013 at 11:06AM in News
Nintendo misses income target by half, posts second successive annual loss; Wii U sells 3.45m units

Nintendo misses income target by half, posts second successive annual loss; Wii U sells 3.45m units

As predicted by analysts, Nintendo has failed to return to profitability and posted its second successive annual loss.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2013 at 9:03AM in News
Zelda: Link to the Past 2 leads string of Nintendo 3DS announcements

Zelda: Link to the Past 2 leads string of Nintendo 3DS announcements

Nintendo continues to please its committed fans with a host of IP revivals for its 3DS handheld.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2013 at 4:07PM in News
Injustice: Gods Among Us delayed on Wii U

Injustice: Gods Among Us delayed on Wii U

Wii U owners will have to wait a tiny bit longer to get their hands on Warner’s Injustice: Gods Among Us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2013 at 12:00PM in News

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Splinter Cell: Blacklist officially confirmed for Wii U

Splinter Cell: Blacklist officially confirmed for Wii U

Nintendo has confirmed that the long-rumoured Wii U version of Splinter Cell: Blacklist is very much real.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2013 at 3:17PM in News
Prequel Batman Arkham Origins coming to current-gen, Wii U

Prequel Batman Arkham Origins coming to current-gen, Wii U

Warner has apparently announced Batman Arkham Origins.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2013 at 3:58PM in News
Miyamoto: Wii U's rivals will feel limited over time

Miyamoto: Wii U's rivals will feel limited over time

The Wii U’s use of an integrated second screen poses a notable threat to Microsoft and Sony’s rival machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2013 at 11:36AM in News
Nintendo promises more stock of sell-out Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Nintendo promises more stock of sell-out Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

The newest Monster Hunter has been a much-needed success story for Wii U - so much so that the game is selling out.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 5th 2013 at 9:55AM in News

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DICE dismisses chance of a Wii U Battlefield 4 port

DICE dismisses chance of a Wii U Battlefield 4 port

The Frostbite game engine doesn’t support Wii U and studio DICE feel its resources are best employed elsewhere.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2013 at 2:05PM in News
FISH: Sure, you can have Fez on Wii U... if Nintendo pays for it

FISH: Sure, you can have Fez on Wii U... if Nintendo pays for it

A Wii U release for cult indie platformer Fez is not an impossibility… although comments from creator Phil Fish certainly render it an improbability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2013 at 2:16PM in News
UBISOFT: Rayman Legends remains a Wii U system seller despite multiformat release

UBISOFT: Rayman Legends remains a Wii U system seller despite multiformat release

The release of Rayman Legends on Xbox 360 and PS3 has not stopped the game being a Wii U system seller, Ubisoft has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2013 at 1:30PM in News
UPDATED: HMV slashes Wii U Premium to just £199.99

UPDATED: HMV slashes Wii U Premium to just £199.99

Nintendo's Wii U is currently on sale for an all-time low price on the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 2:18PM in News

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Read the definitive guide to Q2 new releases in the latest MCV

Read the definitive guide to Q2 new releases in the latest MCV

This latest MCV – which is now available to view online – details all of the hottest releases coming in the next few months, including The Last of Us and Remember Me.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 12:41PM in News
OPINION: Can Nintendo stop history repeating itself?

OPINION: Can Nintendo stop history repeating itself?

Of course the sassy answer to any retailer telling you Wii U is ‘GameCube all over again’ is ‘What? Some of the most praised first-party games ever and the world’s ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 21st 2013 at 3:19PM in News
Nintendo moves to calm Wii U fears as unofficial UK price cuts fail

Nintendo moves to calm Wii U fears as unofficial UK price cuts fail

Nintendo UK has pledged to meet with retailers worried about the performance of its Wii U games console.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2013 at 3:10PM in News
Nintendo lifts 18+ eShop download restrictions

Nintendo lifts 18+ eShop download restrictions

The restriction that prevented Wii U owners from downloading 18+ content from the Nintendo eShop during daytime hours has been lifted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2013 at 2:55PM in News

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GameStop extends Wii U sale "while stocks last"

GameStop extends Wii U sale "while stocks last"

A recent retail promotion that saw Wii U drop to an all-new low price has been extended.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2013 at 2:23PM in News
Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut for Wii U is official, offers "striking visual improvements"

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut for Wii U is official, offers "striking visual improvements"

Square Enix has officially confirmed Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut for Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2013 at 1:09PM in News
Amazon lists Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut for Wii U

Amazon lists Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut for Wii U

Rumours of a Wii U release for Deus Ex: Human Revolution have more or less been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 10:39AM in News
Two more core games skip Wii U release

Two more core games skip Wii U release

The self-perpetuating circle that is denting Wii U’s chances on the market has claimed two more victims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2013 at 10:28AM in News
Ubisoft's Wii U games discounted on eShop

Ubisoft's Wii U games discounted on eShop

A number of big releases will this week enjoy significant discounts on Nintendo’s Wii U eShop digital game store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2013 at 10:10AM in News
Wii U discounting continues - Premium now available for £244.97

Wii U discounting continues - Premium now available for £244.97

Retail has dropped Nintendo’s Wii U to an all-time low in an effort to inject some momentum into the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2013 at 3:05PM in News
Wii U suffers historically bad US sales performance

Wii U suffers historically bad US sales performance

Estimated sales of just 64,000 units in February have left Wii U facing up to the reality of being the worst selling new console in two generations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2013 at 10:45AM in News
GameStop: Post-Xmas Wii U sales slower than expected

GameStop: Post-Xmas Wii U sales slower than expected

Wii U’s poor performance in the February US market has been compounded by worrying noise from the country’s leading games retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2013 at 9:21AM in News