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Wii dominates the living room

Wii dominates the living room

More than half of US Wii owners keep their console in the living room.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 24th 2011 at 11:19AM in News
Could 3DS sell 150k on day one?

Could 3DS sell 150k on day one?

With its UK launch nearly upon us, Nintendo has said that pre-orders for the 3DS are running at double the rate experienced with Wii back in 2006.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2011 at 4:00PM in News
EA: Wii is a legacy platform

EA: Wii is a legacy platform

A major exec from publisher EA has both described Wii as a last-gen platform and hinted that Nintendo is already well on the road to announcing a successor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2011 at 8:24AM in News
Xbox 360 poised to overtake Wii

Xbox 360 poised to overtake Wii

Back in September 2010 Microsoft made the bold claim that "there's been a mid-generation leadership change" in the hardware market. Now it looks like it might just have been right.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 3:41PM in News

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OPINION: Who Dares... loses

OPINION: Who Dares... loses

The new wave of motion-controlled games are characterised by very basic, human things. Dynamism and movement. Physicality. Whisper it: Sensuality. Or, more basically: Movement. Clapping. Applause.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 10th 2011 at 3:00PM in News
No UK release for We Dare

No UK release for We Dare

'Controversial' Wii and PS3 title We Dare will not be released in the UK.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 9th 2011 at 8:01PM in News
GDC: Netflix links 3DS and Wii

GDC: Netflix links 3DS and Wii

Nintendo has announced that the 3DS’ digital Netflix service will integrate with the Wii in the US.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 3rd 2011 at 10:13AM in News
EA kicks off ad push for Rango

EA kicks off ad push for Rango

The game adaptation of kids’ movie Rango is getting a huge ad campaign courtesy of EA.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 1st 2011 at 9:48AM in News

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The Sun creates We Dare controversy

The Sun creates We Dare controversy

UK newspaper The Sun is trying to stir up trouble for Ubisoft's upcoming Wii and PS3 game We Dare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2011 at 10:26AM in News
OPINION: Do We Dare?

OPINION: Do We Dare?

What's most interesting to me is that for the second time in as many weeks its the reaction of my peers in the games industry on Twitter that has moved ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2011 at 9:12AM in News
Wii gamer hacker arrested in Spain

Wii gamer hacker arrested in Spain

A man was arrested in Spain for allegedly stealing details from thousands of Wii owners.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 15th 2011 at 3:59PM in News
Tesco launches 'VAT free' sale

Tesco launches 'VAT free' sale

Online retailer Tesco Direct has launched what it describes as a 'VAT free' 20 per cent off sale that offers some significant savings on a range of gaming hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2011 at 11:01AM in News

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Wii Pokémon RPG ruled out

Wii Pokémon RPG ruled out

The Nintendo Wii will not be home to a traditional Pokémon RPG game any time soon.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 15th 2011 at 10:36AM in News
New Transformers game breaks cover

New Transformers game breaks cover

Publisher Activision has officially announced its licensed video game counterpart to Paramount's upcoming summer movie release Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2011 at 2:05PM in News
Nintendo outlines Q1 Wii, DS releases

Nintendo outlines Q1 Wii, DS releases

3DS may be mere weeks away, but Nintendo certainly hasn’t forgotten its established formats.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 11th 2011 at 10:59AM in News
uDraw launching March 4th

uDraw launching March 4th

The Wii uDraw tablet accessory will hit shelves in the UK on March 4th.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 8th 2011 at 4:19PM in News

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Angry Birds flying to 3DS

Angry Birds flying to 3DS

Nintendo 3DS owners will be able to download a digital version of Angry Birds later this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 7th 2011 at 2:21PM in News
Funbox and Imp join forces for Wii bundles

Funbox and Imp join forces for Wii bundles

UK publisher Funbox Media has teamed up with accessories firm Imp Gaming to produce Combo Packs for Wii.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2011 at 2:55PM in News
DK Country Returns tops 4m sales

DK Country Returns tops 4m sales

Donkey Kong Country Returns has sold 4.21m units worldwide since it went on sale last month.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 31st 2011 at 11:48AM in News
Nintendo sees hardware sales spike

Nintendo sees hardware sales spike

The Red Wii helped Nintendo hardware sales boom during the Christmas period, despite a year-on-year drop in profit.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 31st 2011 at 11:04AM in News
Nintendo profits fall 46%

Nintendo profits fall 46%

Nintendo has reported a 46 per cent drop in profits since its previous financial quarter.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 27th 2011 at 10:31AM in News
Nintendo rules out Achievements

Nintendo rules out Achievements

3DS platform holder Nintendo has seemingly ruled out the implementation of a Achievement-like system in its future systems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2011 at 9:16AM in News
Namco reveals ExerBeat for Wii

Namco reveals ExerBeat for Wii

ExerBeat has been announced by Namco Bandai which focuses on lots of fun activities rather than few heavy workouts.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 21st 2011 at 11:03AM in News
The Conduit II dated

The Conduit II dated

The Conduit II will be released on March 18th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 18th 2011 at 5:38PM in News
Top Spin 4 arrives in March

Top Spin 4 arrives in March

Top Spin 4 will hit UK shelves on March 18th for Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 18th 2011 at 4:05PM in News