Entries in 'Nintendo' (708)

Shovel Knight becomes the first indie game Amiibo

Shovel Knight becomes the first indie game Amiibo

Nintendo’s increased fraternising with the indie community has been stepped up with confirmation of the first Amiibo based on an indie title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2015 at 11:20AM in News
Walmart's Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle available for pre-order

Walmart's Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle available for pre-order

Walmart’s exclusive Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle is now available for pre-order.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2015 at 4:19AM in News
Walmart-exclusive Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle arrives next month

Walmart-exclusive Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle arrives next month

Nintendo has announced a Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle will be made available exclusively at Walmart to coincide with the game's launch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 25th 2015 at 5:56AM in News
Miyamoto suggests Nintendo movie licensing may be back on the cards

Miyamoto suggests Nintendo movie licensing may be back on the cards

Movies based on brands such as Zelda and Mario could become a reality in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2015 at 4:07PM in News

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Star Fox Zero and Xenoblade Chronicles X dated for the UK

Star Fox Zero and Xenoblade Chronicles X dated for the UK

Nintendo has today dated its upcoming releases for the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2015 at 1:50PM in News
Nintendo patent suggests no optical disc drive and controller screen for NX

Nintendo patent suggests no optical disc drive and controller screen for NX

A patent application filed by Nintendo in February could point to some of the fundamental design decisions that will shape the NX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2015 at 9:54AM in News
Police thwart potential gun massacre at Pokemon World Championship

Police thwart potential gun massacre at Pokemon World Championship

Two men who seemed intent on a shooting spree at the 12th Pokemon World Championships in Boston have been arrested.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2015 at 9:44PM in News
Pokémon fighting game Pokkén Tournament is coming to Wii U next Spring

Pokémon fighting game Pokkén Tournament is coming to Wii U next Spring

It’s happening: Pokkén Tournament is headed to home consoles around the world in early 2016.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 21st 2015 at 3:27PM in News

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$1m Splatoon eSports tournament announced for Japan

$1m Splatoon eSports tournament announced for Japan

Nintendo’s latest IP is preparing to burst onto the eSports scene in a big way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Nintendo's Quality of Life plans under threat, report claims

Nintendo's Quality of Life plans under threat, report claims

It had been sold as one of Nintendo’s major business pillars for the future, but could Nintendo’s Quality of Life adventure be over before it has begun?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 4:05PM in News
Nintendo cuts 2DS price in US

Nintendo cuts 2DS price in US

The 3DS is now $30 cheaper in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 2:30PM in News
Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Zoological lifestyle simulator Animal Crossing has held strong at the top of the Japanese charts in a week dominated by Nintendo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 19th 2015 at 2:00PM in News

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Mario Happy Meal toy embroiled in wanking kerfuffle

Mario Happy Meal toy embroiled in wanking kerfuffle

Well here’s a story we didn’t expect to be bashing out on a mid-week summer holiday morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Amiiqo allows for Amiibo data piracy (for want of a better description)

Amiiqo allows for Amiibo data piracy (for want of a better description)

A new device shipping later this week will allow Amiibo owners to upload character data from other users onto their figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 10:43AM in News
'Working for Nintendo was my dream': James Honeywell on landing his ultimate job

'Working for Nintendo was my dream': James Honeywell on landing his ultimate job

Nintendo UK head of consumer marketing James Honeywell is a true industry veteran, with a career stretching back two decades. MCV talks to this year’s MCV Awards Unsung Hero about ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 14th 2015 at 11:37AM in News

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The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes launches on 3DS in October

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes launches on 3DS in October

Nintendo has announced The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes will launch on 3DS devices this October.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2015 at 1:15AM in News
There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

Here’s an interesting observation – Xbox One owners can as of this week play more N64 games on their system than Wii U owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 3:03PM in News
Terraria heading to 3DS, Wii U in early 2016

Terraria heading to 3DS, Wii U in early 2016

505 Games and Re-Logic have confirmed 3DS and Wii U versions of Terraria are in the works for release in early 2016.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 4th 2015 at 8:55PM in News
Smash Evo champ ZeRo confirms move to join Team SoloMid

Smash Evo champ ZeRo confirms move to join Team SoloMid

Unbeatable Smash 4 champ Gonzalo "ZeRo" Barrios has been signed to eSports organisation Team SoloMid, the player confirmed to eSports Pro today.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jul 30th 2015 at 4:30PM in News
Nintendo set to offer 'Loot Crate' subscription box rival

Nintendo set to offer 'Loot Crate' subscription box rival

The online Nintendo store will shortly offer a new subscription box service, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 30th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
3DS Amiibo Reader/Writer arriving in Europe in October

3DS Amiibo Reader/Writer arriving in Europe in October

Owners of older versions of the 3DS will be able to use Amiibos with their systems this autumn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2015 at 11:08AM in News
Nintendo enjoys best Q1 since 2012 as Wii U finally hits 10m units

Nintendo enjoys best Q1 since 2012 as Wii U finally hits 10m units

Profit is back on the cards at Nintendo after the company reported an upturn in fortunes for the quarter ending June 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2015 at 9:51AM in News
Analyst speculates that Nintendo NX could be the first 'social VR' platform

Analyst speculates that Nintendo NX could be the first 'social VR' platform

Nintendo has not been shy in downplaying virtual reality’s social credentials – but perhaps this is exactly the reason why its new NX console WILL be a VR machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2015 at 10:40AM in News
Nintendo to host Super Mario Maker 'hackathon' at Facebook HQ

Nintendo to host Super Mario Maker 'hackathon' at Facebook HQ

The world’s biggest social network is to play host to the world’s most popular Italian plumber.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 24th 2015 at 9:33AM in News