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Bayonetta 2 suffers low Japanese sales despite glowing reviews

Bayonetta 2 suffers low Japanese sales despite glowing reviews

Early signs suggest that while Bayonetta 2 will fare very well with critics, its commercial performance may be less impressive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2014 at 2:03PM in News
New 3DS and New 3DS XL get 2014 Australian launch

New 3DS and New 3DS XL get 2014 Australian launch

Nintendo’s New 3DS and New 3DS XL will arrive in Australia this side of Christmas but are still not due in Europe until 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 10:41AM in News
Destiny sales drop 78 per cent in second week, but holds No.1

Destiny sales drop 78 per cent in second week, but holds No.1

Activision Blizzard scores its second consecutive No.1 for Destiny this week, despite the game’s sales dropping by 78 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Super Smash Bros sells 1m in Japan as Wii U release date seemingly leaks

Super Smash Bros sells 1m in Japan as Wii U release date seemingly leaks

Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros has had a very strong debut in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2014 at 2:46PM in News

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Super Smash Bros offers extra functionality on New 3DS

Super Smash Bros offers extra functionality on New 3DS

Users wanting to run Miiverse while playing Super Smash Bros will need a New 3DS or New 3DS XL to do so.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 1:39PM in News
3DS can be used as a controller for Smash Bros on Wii U

3DS can be used as a controller for Smash Bros on Wii U

Those with early access to the 3DS build of Super Smash Bros have spotted some extra functionality not previously revealed by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 9:38AM in News
OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

New IP does not necessarily mean new ideas, argues MCV editor Christopher Dring

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:31AM in News
Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Another free game offer has been unveiled to try and tempt consumers into buying a 3DS system this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 2:01PM in News

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Shigeru Miyamoto to make film debut with 3D Pikmin short

Shigeru Miyamoto to make film debut with 3D Pikmin short

Having been one of gaming’s leading lights for decades, Nintendo’s design boss Shigeru Miyamoto is preparing to make his film debut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 1:18PM in News
Three themed 3DS XLs confirmed for US

Three themed 3DS XLs confirmed for US

With the New 3DS and New 3DS XL not due in the West until 2015, Nintendo has revealed three themed 3DS XL consoles due out next month in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 12:57PM in News
OPINION: Could the New 3DS solve Nintendo's software crisis?

OPINION: Could the New 3DS solve Nintendo's software crisis?

Nintendo 'New 3DS' announcement appears, at least on the surface, as a unneccessary and wasteful move from the platform holder.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 11th 2014 at 12:24PM in News
Watch Dogs Wii U dated for North America, Europe

Watch Dogs Wii U dated for North America, Europe

Ubisoft has at last pinned launch dates on the Wii U release of Watch Dogs in North America and Europe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 5:43PM in News

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Super Smash Bros works with New 3DS c-stick but not Circle Pad Pro

Super Smash Bros works with New 3DS c-stick but not Circle Pad Pro

Upcoming 3DS title Super Smash Bros will offer additional functionality on the ‘New 3DS’ and ‘New 3DS XL’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 9:40AM in News
Miyamoto wanted Hyrule Warriors to be less Zelda and more Dynasty Warriors

Miyamoto wanted Hyrule Warriors to be less Zelda and more Dynasty Warriors

Upcoming Wii U title was once a far more traditional Legend of Zelda experience.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 12:23PM in News
UPDATE: UK release date for Bayonetta 2 revealed

UPDATE: UK release date for Bayonetta 2 revealed

Nintendo has at last announced a UK release date for Wii U title Bayonetta 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 9:49AM in News
Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo is now taking pre-orders for its toys-to-life Amiibo figure range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 11:52AM in News

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Nintendo says New 3DS will also be region locked

Nintendo says New 3DS will also be region locked

Both the New 3DS and New 3DS XL will maintain Nintendo’s region locking policy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 9:00AM in News
Soundtrack reward for Super Smash Bros buyers

Soundtrack reward for Super Smash Bros buyers

Nintendo is offering a free CD soundtrack to those who buy Super Smash Bros.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Former Nintendo UK boss Yarnton joins Gfinity

Former Nintendo UK boss Yarnton joins Gfinity

David Yarnton has joined the board of eSports company Gfinity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 4:00PM in News
Nintendo Europe cuts 190 temporary QA staff

Nintendo Europe cuts 190 temporary QA staff

Nintendo of Europe has confirmed that 190 temporary employees are leaving the firm.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 29th 2014 at 5:19PM in News
Xenoblade Chronicles coming exclusively to the 'new 3DS'

Xenoblade Chronicles coming exclusively to the 'new 3DS'

Nintendo has just announced a game that will only work on the 'New 3DS'.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 29th 2014 at 1:45PM in News
Players to receive Smash Bros Soundtrack for registering the game

Players to receive Smash Bros Soundtrack for registering the game

Fans who register both the 3DS and Wii U versions of Super Smash Bros on Club Nintendo will be rewarded with the title’s soundtrack.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 29th 2014 at 1:06PM in News
Ultimate NES Remix coming to retail on November 7th

Ultimate NES Remix coming to retail on November 7th

Nintendo’s fast-paced retro throwback title Ultimate NES Remix is heading to UK stores on November 7th.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 12:58PM in News
Nintendo unveils new 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo unveils new 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo has revealed a new design for its handheld 3DS and 3DS XL consoles during its latest Nintendo Direct announcement.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 12:42PM in News
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire limited edition steelbook bundles coming to UK retail

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire limited edition steelbook bundles coming to UK retail

Fans awaiting the next two Pokémon games will be able to get their hands on the titles as part of limited edition steelbook bundles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 12:37PM in News