Entries in 'Nintendo' (687)

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

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Nintendo wins lawsuit regarding handheld patent

Nintendo wins lawsuit regarding handheld patent

Nintendo has emerged victorious after a company claimed that the platform holder's handheld consoles infringed on its patent.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:27AM in News
Super Mario Maker bundle and Amiibos dated in the UK

Super Mario Maker bundle and Amiibos dated in the UK

Nintendo has revealed a Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle heading to UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 1:05PM in News
Takeda more likely to land Nintendo top job than Miyamoto, analysts believe

Takeda more likely to land Nintendo top job than Miyamoto, analysts believe

Analysts believe that Genyo Takeda is the man most likely to be named as the new president of Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 11:02AM in News
Devil's Third is getting a free-to-play PC release

Devil's Third is getting a free-to-play PC release

We’re already getting accustomed to Nintendo publishing on smartphones – now a Nintendo title is coming to PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2015 at 9:42AM in News

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Over 4,000 people attend Satoru Iwata's funeral

Over 4,000 people attend Satoru Iwata's funeral

The two-day funeral for former Nintendo president Satoru Iwata was attended by around 4,100 people.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:55AM in News
Itagaki blames Devil's Third previews on lack of player skill

Itagaki blames Devil's Third previews on lack of player skill

Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki has said Devil’s Third’s scathing previews are due to previewers not being sufficiently skilled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
Itagaki warns against playing Devil's Third with Wii U GamePad

Itagaki warns against playing Devil's Third with Wii U GamePad

The creator of upcoming Wii U title Devil’s Third has said that the game should not be played using the console’s standard controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 12:21PM in News
AMD tipped to manufacture Nintendo NX processor

AMD tipped to manufacture Nintendo NX processor

Just like the PS4, Xbox One and Wii U, Nintendo’s NX console could be powered by an AMD processor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:08AM in News

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How to make a $10bn mobile game

How to make a $10bn mobile game

It is inevitable that there will be a smartphone game that will generate $10bn in the West.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 14th 2015 at 4:40PM in News
VIDEO: Watch Iwata's famous 2005 GDC keynote

VIDEO: Watch Iwata's famous 2005 GDC keynote

“On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 12:25PM in News
Miyamoto tipped as possible Iwata successor

Miyamoto tipped as possible Iwata successor

The creator of Mario could be in line to become the next president of Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 10:57AM in News

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#RIPIwata: The games industry reacts to the passing of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata

#RIPIwata: The games industry reacts to the passing of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata

Players, developers and other games industry figures from around the world have shown an outpouring of grief, appreciation and remembrance following the death of Satoru Iwata.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 13th 2015 at 9:56AM in News
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has died at the age of 55

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has died at the age of 55

The games industry is today mourning the loss of one of its greatest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2015 at 9:03AM in News
"Video game music is the future of classical orchestras'

"Video game music is the future of classical orchestras'

Thousands upon thousands of young people – decked out in branded t-shirts – swarmed around a sold-out Wembley Arena in April this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 9th 2015 at 3:11PM in News
Fire Emblem clings on for a second top spot in Japan as Persona 4: Dancing All Night slips

Fire Emblem clings on for a second top spot in Japan as Persona 4: Dancing All Night slips

The latest Fire Emblem title for 3DS has remained at the number spot in Japan, with returning Top Ten entry Splatoon seeing resilient sales figures.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Nintendo executive set to compete in Super Smash Bros tournament at Evo 2015

Nintendo executive set to compete in Super Smash Bros tournament at Evo 2015

It seems that Nintendo’s hesitance over promoting Super Smash Bros as a competitive fighting series is coming to an end.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Club Nintendo discontinued in North America

Club Nintendo discontinued in North America

Club Nintendo has officially shut down in North America, with plans to discontinue Nintendo's rewards program later this year in Europe, Japan and Australia.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 6th 2015 at 5:31AM in News
Caught blue-handed: The Smurfs are coming to 3DS for the first time

Caught blue-handed: The Smurfs are coming to 3DS for the first time

Cerulean creatures The Smurfs are headed to Nintendo’s handheld in the form of a new mini-game collection.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 10:11AM in News
Iwata: Reaction to Nintendo's E3 activities was 'not that unfavourable'

Iwata: Reaction to Nintendo's E3 activities was 'not that unfavourable'

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has again acknowledged the angry reaction to the company’s E3 Digital Event, but has argued that the trade and media reaction has been more positive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 9:31AM in News
Iwata: 'We intend to offer NX through a Nintendo-like solution'

Iwata: 'We intend to offer NX through a Nintendo-like solution'

A cryptic translation of a Nintendo investor FAQ has suggested that Nintendo intends to take steps to mitigate a possible lack of third party support for its NX console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 3:49PM in News