Entries in 'dsi' (119)

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
DSi sells 92,000 in two days

DSi sells 92,000 in two days

GfK-ChartTrack has confirmed to MCV that DSi sold 92,000 copies at UK retail over its opening weekend.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 7th 2009 at 11:57AM in News
DSi enjoys rampant demand in debut weekend

DSi enjoys rampant demand in debut weekend

Nintendo’s DSi became the fourth fastest-selling console in UK history over its opening weekend, according to GfK-ChartTrack data.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 6th 2009 at 4:28PM in News
DSi launches in Europe

DSi launches in Europe

Nintendo has launched its DSi console across Europe – and told MCV that the device’s new functions will “ensure that consumers see DS as exciting and innovative”.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 3rd 2009 at 11:47AM in News

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DSiWare launch line-up detailed

DSiWare launch line-up detailed

Nintendo has revealed the titles that will release alongside its launch of digital download portal DSiWare tomorrow in conjunction with the arrival of the DSi on UK soil.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2009 at 5:10PM in News
DSi midnight openings announced

DSi midnight openings announced

The launch of the DSi is fast approaching, and GAME has announced it will be opening stores from midnight in celebration.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2009 at 6:13PM in News
DSi trumps DS Light pre-orders

DSi trumps DS Light pre-orders

High Street giant GAME has revealed that DSi pre-orders are more than doubled that achieved by DS Lite.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 1st 2009 at 6:02PM in News
Exclusive Nintendo DSi preview

Exclusive Nintendo DSi preview

Nintendo is bringing the most anticipated hardware of the year to retail next week – and we’ve been given a sneak peek.

by Tim Ingham
on Mar 27th 2009 at 5:13PM in News

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Trade braced for DSi Easter domination

Trade braced for DSi Easter domination

The hardware launch of the year is just a week away, and the UK games industry expects Nintendo’s DSi to give retail a huge boost.

by Tim Ingham
on Mar 26th 2009 at 3:16PM in News
DSi Ware is for 'unique ideas overlooked at retail'

DSi Ware is for 'unique ideas overlooked at retail'

As Develop predicted last week, Nintendo has detailed its strategy for DSi Ware games at its GDC keynote, with Nintendo of America's Bill Trinen saying "DSi Ware offers digital distribution ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2009 at 5:51PM in News
Zelda: Spirit Tracks announced for DSi

Zelda: Spirit Tracks announced for DSi

The global president of Nintendo Saturo Iwata has headlined his keynote at GDC 09 by lifting the lid on a brand new Zelda game for the DSi entitled The Legend ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2009 at 5:21PM in News
RETAIL BIZ: News round-up

RETAIL BIZ: News round-up

This week in Retail Biz, Granger Games has opened the first of four new stores as GAME wins best specialist at the Oracle Retail Week Awards.

Elsewhere, the DSi ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 25th 2009 at 11:20AM in News

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JAPAN: DSi sales pass 2m

JAPAN: DSi sales pass 2m

Ahead of the release of the DSi in Europe and America early next month, Nintendo’s rejigged dual screen handheld has now passed the 2m unit sales barrier in its homeland ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2009 at 10:42AM in News
GameStop: DSi pre-orders double that of original DS

GameStop: DSi pre-orders double that of original DS

Ahead of the release of Nintendo’s third iteration of its popular dual screen handheld the DSi next month, GameStop’s senior VP of merchandising Bob McKenzie has said that the global ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2009 at 10:23AM in News
Nintendo planning 'major app strategy' for DSi

Nintendo planning 'major app strategy' for DSi

Nintendo may publicly claim that it doesn't consider the likes of Apple's App Store and iPhone, or even the Google G1 phone and Android Marketplace, as competitors - but MCV ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2009 at 2:40PM in News
Exclusive DSi preview

Exclusive DSi preview

MCV has been lucky enough to be given a ‘guided tour’ of Nintendo’s new DSi – and we’ve kindly printed it on MCVuk.com for your reading pleasure.

by Tim Ingham
on Mar 5th 2009 at 2:50PM in News

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Nintendo discusses DS Lite phase-out

Nintendo discusses DS Lite phase-out

Nintendo has told MCV that it will "let the market decide" whether or not to phase out the DS Lite following DSi's launch.

by Tim Ingham
on Mar 5th 2009 at 10:58AM in News
DSi region locking a response to age ratings

DSi region locking a response to age ratings

DSi software will be region locked because of the growing number of different age ratings and restrictions seen in the world’s varying games markets, Nintendo has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2009 at 12:23PM in News
Nintendo DSi: All the news in one place

Nintendo DSi: All the news in one place

It's been a busy morning for early risers - Nintendo UK has confirmed the European roll out of the DSi, and MCV has the scoop on all the latest info.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 19th 2009 at 8:20AM in News
Rockstar: DSi will boost GTA Chinatown Wars sales

Rockstar: DSi will boost GTA Chinatown Wars sales

Rockstar Games has told MCV that its upcoming Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is likely to see a significant boost when Nintendo launches the new DSi.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 19th 2009 at 5:01AM in News
Nintendo DSi is a 'step-change' for games market says UK GM

Nintendo DSi is a 'step-change' for games market says UK GM

Not content with having already seriously grown the games market globally in the past few years, Nintendo is confident its new DSi handheld will fuel even more industry expansion.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 19th 2009 at 5:01AM in News
No DSi stock shock, says Nintendo UK

No DSi stock shock, says Nintendo UK

Nintendo’s UK general manager David Yarnton told MCV that retailers can expect a ‘consistent and steady’ flow of DSi stock once the machine arrives in April.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 19th 2009 at 5:01AM in News
Nintendo DSi hits Europe on April 3rd, priced £149.99

Nintendo DSi hits Europe on April 3rd, priced £149.99

The next generation of the Nintendo DS, the upgraded DSi device, will hit the UK and Europe on April 3rd.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 19th 2009 at 5:00AM in News
DSi hits North America on April 5th

DSi hits North America on April 5th

The newest version of the Nintendo DS, the Nintendo DSi, will be released in North America on April 5th, priced US$169.99.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 18th 2009 at 3:02PM in News
Iwata: Expect a higher price point for DSi

Iwata: Expect a higher price point for DSi

Nintendo chief Satoru Iwata has confirmed that the DSi is still on course to launch in Europe and America in the next six months - but has added that the ...
Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 5th 2009 at 7:05PM in News