Entries in 'Nintendo' (513)

Wireless receiver to solve NES Classic Mini's biggest problem

Wireless receiver to solve NES Classic Mini's biggest problem

Nintendo’s NES Classic Mini has been a big hit. Less well received, however, has been the length of the wires that connect to its controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 7.2m in first week

Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 7.2m in first week

Nintendo’s latest Pokemon game has broken an American sales record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2016 at 9:26AM in News
Pokémon Sun and Moon sold 1.5m units in first week in Europe

Pokémon Sun and Moon sold 1.5m units in first week in Europe

The latest entries in the Pokémon franchise have had big starts in Europe, with Nintendo saying they are its most successful launch in the region to date. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 30th 2016 at 4:10PM in News
Nintendo and Universal Studios announce three theme parks

Nintendo and Universal Studios announce three theme parks

Universal Studios in Hollywood (LA), Orlando (Florida) and Osaka (Japan) will soon play host to dedicated Nintendo areas – which will surely be called Super Mario World, right?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:01AM in News

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Nintendo Switch hands-on event planned for January

Nintendo Switch hands-on event planned for January

The press will get hands-on with Nintendo’s new Switch console at a New York event in January.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2016 at 9:49AM in News
Nintendo returns with new McDonalds Happy Meal tie-in

Nintendo returns with new McDonalds Happy Meal tie-in

Mario will once again be gracing the boxes of McDonalds Happy Meals in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2016 at 8:59AM in News
Pokemon Sun and Moon pre-orders set five-year high for GameStop

Pokemon Sun and Moon pre-orders set five-year high for GameStop

GameStop has said that Pokemon Sun and Moon has been its best performing game of 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 9:37AM in News
Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 1.9m copies in Japan

Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 1.9m copies in Japan

New 3DS titles Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon have failed to match the sales of the series’ 2013 releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 10:46AM in News

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Bethesda finally confirms Nintendo Switch support

Bethesda finally confirms Nintendo Switch support

Elder Scrolls publisher Bethesda has for the first time confirmed that it will be supporting the Nintendo Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 10:28AM in News
eBay promoting NES Classic scalping in the US

eBay promoting NES Classic scalping in the US

Online auction giant eBay is encouraging owners of Nintendo’s NES Classic to sell the machine on its site for a big profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Mario and Skyrim will be launch Switch games, reports claim

Mario and Skyrim will be launch Switch games, reports claim

Both the new 3D Mario adventure and Bethesda’s RPG Skyrim will launch alongside the Nintendo Switch in March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2016 at 9:55AM in News
Pirated Pokemon Sun and Moon players sees 3DS banned from Nintendo servers

Pirated Pokemon Sun and Moon players sees 3DS banned from Nintendo servers

Nintendo has handed out a severe punishment to those who have pirated Pokemon Sun and Moon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2016 at 9:28AM in News

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EA expresses uncertainty about Switch's market appeal

EA expresses uncertainty about Switch's market appeal

Publisher EA has spoken cautiously about the prospects for Nintendo’s new Switch console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2016 at 9:52AM in News
Updated: Super Mario Run launches December 15th

Updated: Super Mario Run launches December 15th

Update: Nintendo has now confirmed that unlocking all of Super Mario Run's content will set UK consumers back £7.99. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 15th 2016 at 2:20PM in News
Nvidia: Switch is unlike anything you've played before

Nvidia: Switch is unlike anything you've played before

Components manufacturer Nvidia has spoken in revolutionary terms about Nintendo’s in-development Switch console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2016 at 10:50AM in News
Zelda: Breath of the Wild to miss Switch launch, rumour claims

Zelda: Breath of the Wild to miss Switch launch, rumour claims

Nintendo Switch will launch without the help of popular adventurer Link.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2016 at 10:35AM in News

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Report points to £199.99 and £249.99 Nintendo Switch launch price

Report points to £199.99 and £249.99 Nintendo Switch launch price

The Nintendo Switch will be priced at £199.99 for the entry-level SKU in the UK, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
The NES Classic Mini is in short supply

The NES Classic Mini is in short supply

It’s not just the PS4 Pro that has had a storming week on the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Nintendo confirms that Wii U production IS ending

Nintendo confirms that Wii U production IS ending

Having denied it just days ago, Nintendo has now conceded that the end has come for Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2016 at 10:39AM in News
A NES Classic controller extension lead is in the works

A NES Classic controller extension lead is in the works

The NES Classic arrives in the UK tomorrow, but for some buyers one accessory is going to be an absolute must.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
Capcom uncertain about multiplatform Nintendo Switch ports

Capcom uncertain about multiplatform Nintendo Switch ports

Leading Japanese publisher Capcom has questioned the viability of companies bringing their PS4 and Xbox One releases to Nintendo’s new platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2016 at 10:44AM in News
Nintendo denies Wii U production halt

Nintendo denies Wii U production halt

The Wii U lives on, Nintendo has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 9:39AM in News
Report: Nintendo to end production of Wii U this week

Report: Nintendo to end production of Wii U this week

Platform holder Nintendo will reportedly cease production of its Wii U console by the end of this week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 1st 2016 at 4:19PM in News
Pokemon Go sends Super Mario Run expectations sky high

Pokemon Go sends Super Mario Run expectations sky high

The unimaginable success of Pokemon Go seems like an almost impossible target to aim for, but that’s exactly what Nintendo is doing with the release of Super Mario Run in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2016 at 10:57AM in News
VR push could yet lay ahead for Nintendo

VR push could yet lay ahead for Nintendo

Virtual reality could yet prove to be a feature of Nintendo’s future, but don’t expect anything in the short term.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2016 at 10:21AM in News