Entries in 'wiiware' (26)

WiiWare sales are "almost non-existent"

WiiWare sales are "almost non-existent"

Indie publisher Nicalis has said that WiiWare sales are in decline and have reached the stage of being “almost non-existent”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2012 at 2:33PM in News
Nnooo talks about developing for WiiWare

Nnooo talks about developing for WiiWare

escapeVektor: Chapter 1 has been given pricing and a release date by developer Nnooo today, who has spoken to MCV about releasing games for WiiWare.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 1:20AM in News
Iwata: WiiWare/DSiWare have been disappointing

Iwata: WiiWare/DSiWare have been disappointing

Satoru Iwata has admitted that Nintendo has been disappointed in the performance of its downloadable games services.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 2nd 2011 at 5:46PM in News
WiiWare demo service launches on Friday

WiiWare demo service launches on Friday

Wii owners will be able to download demos of key WiiWare titles through a new service that launches this week.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 2nd 2010 at 11:41AM in News

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WiiWare and DSiWare TV ads arrive

WiiWare and DSiWare TV ads arrive

Platform holder Nintendo has silenced any critics that have accused it of failing to back its new digital services to kicking off a huge three week TV advertising campaign in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2010 at 10:51AM in News
Nintendo plans big digital campaign

Nintendo plans big digital campaign

The DSi XL might have been grabbing all the headlines recently, but the start of 2010 has also seen Nintendo focussing on the online capabilities of the DS and Wii.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2010 at 12:30PM in News
Nintendo: WiiWare benefits retail

Nintendo: WiiWare benefits retail

Nintendo has denied suggestions that its push into the digital download market has a negative impact on physical retail.

by Rob Crossley
on Oct 14th 2009 at 6:59PM in News
WiiWare 'complements retail' says Nintendo

WiiWare 'complements retail' says Nintendo

Nintendo has taken the wraps off a host of new games and services for its WiiWare channel at an event in London today.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 16th 2009 at 11:43AM in News

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Earthworm Jim to make digital return

Earthworm Jim to make digital return

Gameloft has agreed a licensing deal with developer Interplay that will see the arrival of a new Earthworm Jim title – bringing an end to a decade of absence for ...

by Rob Crossley
on Aug 19th 2009 at 11:26AM in News
Plants vs. Zombies could be coming to consoles

Plants vs. Zombies could be coming to consoles

Ahead of the release of new casual games IP Plants vs. Zombies on May 5th, publisher PopCap has told CasualGaming.biz that the game could be set for an arrival on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2009 at 12:30PM in News
Nintendo: ‘No plans’ for UK Amazon WiiWare codes

Nintendo: ‘No plans’ for UK Amazon WiiWare codes

Amazon took its second big stride into the digital console content market earlier today with the introduction of WiiWare code sales through its US portal – but Nintendo has told ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2009 at 3:54PM in News
Now Amazon starts selling WiiWare codes

Now Amazon starts selling WiiWare codes

Not long after Amazon shook up the games retail world by introducing Xbox Live Arcade download codes through its North American portal, the retailer has now started selling WiiWare games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2009 at 1:15PM in News

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Nintendo names WiiWare and DSiWare Q2 releases

Nintendo names WiiWare and DSiWare Q2 releases

Wii and DS platform holder Nintendo has released a list of upcoming titles for its existing downloads portal WiiWare and its brand new service for the recently launched DSi handheld, ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2009 at 4:10PM in News
Square Enix “very interested” in XBLA, PSN and WiiWare

Square Enix “very interested” in XBLA, PSN and WiiWare

In an exclusive interview with MCV’s sister site CasualGaming.biz, Square Enix president and CEO John Yamamoto has said that online distribution channels such as Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and WiiWare ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2009 at 9:56AM in News
100 WiiWare titles in development

100 WiiWare titles in development

Nintendo's US senior director of product development Tom Prata has revealed there are “about 100” games in development for the firm’s WiiWare service.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 2nd 2008 at 3:01PM in News
WiiWare hits Europe

WiiWare hits Europe

Nintendo's WiiWare service has made its European debut – and, as promised, there are six downloadable titles available to consumers to choose from on launch day.

by Tim Ingham
on May 20th 2008 at 11:32AM in News

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WiiWare launching in Europe with eight titles

WiiWare launching in Europe with eight titles

After launching in the US yesterday, Nintendo has announced that eight WiiWare titles will become available to European consumers when the online service arrives in the territory next week.

by Tim Ingham
on May 13th 2008 at 3:10PM in News
WiiWare Europe launch dated

WiiWare Europe launch dated

Nintendo has finally confirmed a date for the roll out of WiiWare in Europe - with the download platform set for a May 20th launch in the territory.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 24th 2008 at 4:06PM in News
Nintendo's 2008 UK release schedule in full

Nintendo's 2008 UK release schedule in full

Nintendo has announced dates to some of its key summer titles for both Wii and DS.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 24th 2008 at 4:01PM in News
Japan: WiiWare launch arrives

Japan: WiiWare launch arrives

The latest chapter in Nintendo’s online revolution has arrived in Japan in the shape of WiiWare – an indie games service that operates alongside the existing Virtual Console service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2008 at 11:03AM in News
WiiWare hitting Japan on March 25th

WiiWare hitting Japan on March 25th

Nintendo of Japan has revealed the launch line-up for the country's introduction of WiiWare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2008 at 10:19AM in News
WiiWare dated for May 12th

WiiWare dated for May 12th

Nintendo's WiiWare platform will launch in North America on May 12th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2008 at 3:14PM in News
Creat Studios focusing on digital downloads

Creat Studios focusing on digital downloads

Creat Studios, the team behind PSP shooter Coded Arms: Contagion and the recent Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am, has been officially crowned as a PlayStation Network publisher and ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2007 at 10:47AM in News
WiiWare launches in US

WiiWare launches in US

Originally announced in June as an outlet for small-scale independent games, Nintendo’s promising WiiWare Channel has surprisingly arrived in the US today – albeit without any games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 10th 2007 at 4:20PM in News
WiiWare confirmed

WiiWare confirmed

MCV sister site Develop reports that Nintendo has confirmed reports that it will introduce a new game creation service that will let developers sell new games through the Nintendo Wii ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2007 at 3:20PM in News