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APPOINTMENTS: Fresh changes at Nintendo UK

APPOINTMENTS: Fresh changes at Nintendo UK

There have been a number of changes in Nintendo's UK team. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 11:46AM in News
Yokai Watch: Can Japan's biggest video game conquer the West?

Yokai Watch: Can Japan's biggest video game conquer the West?

Over 6m units of a game you’ve never heard of was sold in Japan last year. And now it’s coming to the rest of the world. What is it? Should ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 10:36AM in News
Declining nostalgia, not price, is Nintendo's biggest retro game problem, Adelman says

Declining nostalgia, not price, is Nintendo's biggest retro game problem, Adelman says

Few companies are as adept as Nintendo at selling you the same software over and over again, but Nintendo’s former indie boss has questioned how long this can continue for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 10:53AM in News
Adelman says most senior Nintendo execs 'don't really understand modern gaming'

Adelman says most senior Nintendo execs 'don't really understand modern gaming'

Nintendo’s former indie boss Dan Adelman has said that tradition and bureaucracy hinder the company’s ability to remain in touch with modern trends.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 10:50AM in News

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Club Nintendo is closing

Club Nintendo is closing

Wii U and 3DS platform holder Nintendo is scrapping its Club Nintendo loyalty program.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2015 at 9:40AM in News
Nintendo has sold around 2.5m Amiibos in the US alone

Nintendo has sold around 2.5m Amiibos in the US alone

Worldwide sales numbers for Amiibo remain unknown, but in the US at least the figures have sold in the millions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 12:10PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Mario merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Mario merchandise

Mario sidekick Captain Toad made his independent debut this month on Wii U. MCV takes a look at the best merchandise from the rest of the Mushroom Kingdom

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 16th 2015 at 9:15AM in News
Hard to find Amiibos back in stock at Nintendo as Majora's Mask 3DS arrives

Hard to find Amiibos back in stock at Nintendo as Majora's Mask 3DS arrives

The Majora’s Mask 3DS XL is at last available to buy in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 1:44PM in News

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Nintendo addresses decision to hold back New 3DS in North America

Nintendo addresses decision to hold back New 3DS in North America

There are currently no plans to release the standard New 3DS in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 10:16AM in News
Majora's Mask 3DS sells out in the US, but still can't be ordered in the UK

Majora's Mask 3DS sells out in the US, but still can't be ordered in the UK

Despite the excitement surrounding its launch yesterday, there’s still no way for UK gamers to pre-order the Majora’s Mask Limited Edition New 3DS XL in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
NINTENDO DIRECT: New 3DS dated, Majora's Mask hardware announced, digital Wii games coming to Wii U

NINTENDO DIRECT: New 3DS dated, Majora's Mask hardware announced, digital Wii games coming to Wii U

The rumours about New 3DS were correct – the machine will launch in the US and UK on February 13th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Retail leak suggests February launch for New 3DS in US

Retail leak suggests February launch for New 3DS in US

The New 3DS may be released in under a month, if leaked promotional material is correct.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2015 at 8:50AM in News

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Nintendo withdraws from Brazilian market

Nintendo withdraws from Brazilian market

The high taxation on imported video games goods has been blamed for Nintendo’s decision to quit the Brazilian market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
Third party Wii U GameCube controller adapter available online

Third party Wii U GameCube controller adapter available online

Wii U Smash Bros owners unwilling to pay the current high prices for the official GameCube adapter now have another option.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros Edition on the way to 3DS

Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros Edition on the way to 3DS

Forget Mario moving to smartphones – smartphone hit Puzzle & Dragons is making the move to 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2015 at 10:02AM in News
Majora's Mask Special Edition includes a figurine in the US

Majora's Mask Special Edition includes a figurine in the US

The Special Edition of Majora’s Mask 3D in North America will be very different to the one released in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 11:27AM in News

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Bayonetta 2 wins AbleGamers' 2014 accessibility award

Bayonetta 2 wins AbleGamers' 2014 accessibility award

Nintendo’s Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 has been named as the most accessible game of last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 10:12AM in News
New 3DS Ambassador Edition already being flogged on Ebay

New 3DS Ambassador Edition already being flogged on Ebay

Still not received your New 3DS Ambassador Edition invite from Nintendo? There may still be hope.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2015 at 2:02PM in News
Some Nintendo fans can buy the New 3DS right now... for £179.99

Some Nintendo fans can buy the New 3DS right now... for £179.99

It hasn’t yet got a release date in the UK, but the New 3DS is available to buy for some punters in the UK right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2015 at 11:14AM in News
Miyamoto talks about Wii U successor

Miyamoto talks about Wii U successor

Nintendo’s lead designer Shigeru Miyamoto has confirmed that Nintendo’s next home console is in development and even suggested that Mario’s next game may be a launch title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 10:57AM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Super Smash Bros

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Super Smash Bros

This is the big one for Nintendo this Christmas.

on Dec 21st 2014 at 12:00PM in News
GAME is selling Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker from Monday

GAME is selling Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker from Monday

UPDATE 1: A branch of GAME in the South East has just confirmed to MCV that the game will "soft launch" in stores on Monday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 2:58PM in News
One area in Zelda Wii U the same size as the entire Twilight Princess map

One area in Zelda Wii U the same size as the entire Twilight Princess map

Stepping up from the Wii to Wii U has allowed Nintendo to drastically increase the size of the gameworld in the upcoming Legend of Zelda game on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 11:19AM in News
Mega Man Zero re-release on Wii U highlights 'Mega Manniversary' sale

Mega Man Zero re-release on Wii U highlights 'Mega Manniversary' sale

Game Boy Advance release Mega Man Zero has arrived on the Wii U Virtual Console, with all currently available 3DS and Wii U Mega Man eShop titles on sale for ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2014 at 8:59AM in News
Sony in talks with Nintendo to make a Mario film

Sony in talks with Nintendo to make a Mario film

The latest news to stem from the ongoing storm surrounding the Sony Pictures hack involves a possible new Mario film – made by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 1:43PM in News