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GameStop: Wii U was disappointing to everyone

GameStop: Wii U was disappointing to everyone

The boss of GameStop has admitted that Wii U has fallen short of both its own expectations and those of its creator Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 1:25PM in News
VVVVVV pulled from Nintendo eShop over 3DS hack exploit

VVVVVV pulled from Nintendo eShop over 3DS hack exploit

Terry Cavanagh’s popular indie platformer VVVVVV has been removed from the Nintendo eShop amid accusations that it can enable the use of homebrew software on the handheld.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 4:17PM in News
Nintendo: NX will not be sold at a loss

Nintendo: NX will not be sold at a loss

Nintendo has reiterated that it will make money on each NX unit sold.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 2nd 2016 at 10:45PM in News
NX will release in Japan before Europe and US, analyst predicts

NX will release in Japan before Europe and US, analyst predicts

Nintendo will shun a global rollout in favour of releasing the NX in its home country of Japan first, DFC Intelligence expects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 1:43PM in News

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Nintendo selling stake in Seattle Mariners baseball team

Nintendo selling stake in Seattle Mariners baseball team

The American branch of platform holder Nintendo is to sell its majority stake in Seattle baseball team the Mariners.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2016 at 9:45AM in News
Nintendo says it could continue manufacturing Wii U for another two years

Nintendo says it could continue manufacturing Wii U for another two years

It has slashed its sales estimates and has virtually nothing on its release schedule, but Nintendo reckons Wii U manufacturing could continue for another two years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 3:22PM in News
Earnings down 61% at Nintendo

Earnings down 61% at Nintendo

With what appears to be a tough year ahead, Nintendo’s financial performance for the year just ended may worry investors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 12:58PM in News
Miitomo smashes 10m downloads globally

Miitomo smashes 10m downloads globally

More than 10m people worldwide have signed up to Miitomo, Nintendo’s first foray into the mobile games space.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 27th 2016 at 10:08AM in News

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Nintendo estimates only 800k Wii U sales this year

Nintendo estimates only 800k Wii U sales this year

Internal forecasts for the Wii U in Nintendo’s current financial year point to a possible cancellation for the hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing smartphone games confirmed by Nintendo

Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing smartphone games confirmed by Nintendo

Nintendo’s next two smartphone titles will, as promised, be based on two of its more recognisable IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:30AM in News
New Zelda in development for NX and Wii U

New Zelda in development for NX and Wii U

The longstanding rumour has been confirmed – Nintendo’s next Zelda game is in development for both the Wii U and the NX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:06AM in News
NX launch date set for March 2017; No E3 showing for console

NX launch date set for March 2017; No E3 showing for console

Nintendo has confirmed a launch date for the NX – and it’s nearly a year away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:00AM in News

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Thieves hijack lorry full of Nintendo stock

Thieves hijack lorry full of Nintendo stock

The Northamptonshire police department revealed earlier today that a stock of Nintendo games was stolen last week. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 5:07PM in News
AMD again hints at three upcoming new console launches

AMD again hints at three upcoming new console launches

PS4 Neo? Check. Nintendo NX? Check. Xbox Two? Maybe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Star Fox cartoon launching later this week

Star Fox cartoon launching later this week

Nintendo has announced the release of an animated short based on the Star Fox franchise to celebrate the upcoming launch of Star Fox Zero on Wii U.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 18th 2016 at 4:35PM in News
Eyebrows raised as US gun manufacturer makes Nintendo Zapper Glock

Eyebrows raised as US gun manufacturer makes Nintendo Zapper Glock

Toys that resemble real-world hand guns are banned in most markets, but what of the other way around?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2016 at 3:15PM in News

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Nintendo orders removal of 3D Zelda tribute

Nintendo orders removal of 3D Zelda tribute

A fan-made 3D Zelda game designed as a tribute to the RPG series has unsurprisingly been taken offline at Nintendo’s request.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2016 at 11:54AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

Luke Hebblethwaite replaces Renevey, GMG hires new EVP of marketing and Nintendo boosts PR and marketing team.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
IGDA: Nintendo is oblivious to consequences of Rapp sacking

IGDA: Nintendo is oblivious to consequences of Rapp sacking

The International Game Developers Association has criticised Nintendo for the timing of its sacking of Alison Rapp.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2016 at 11:07AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One component supplier says new products on the way this year

PS4 and Xbox One component supplier says new products on the way this year

Chip manufacturer AMD has said that its Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom Business group, which supplies parts for PS4 and Xbox One, is preparing for the launch of new products in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2016 at 11:14AM in News
Nintendo launches #3DSAdventures marketing push

Nintendo launches #3DSAdventures marketing push

This year the 3DS is all about adventure games, Nintendo says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 4th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Miitomo has been downloaded 3m times

Miitomo has been downloaded 3m times

Nintendo has revealed just how well its first foray into the mobile gaming space is doing.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 11:01AM in News
Developer cancels Wii U game after Nintendo fires employee in online abuse row

Developer cancels Wii U game after Nintendo fires employee in online abuse row

Necrosoft Games has cancelled a planned Wii U title after Nintendo fired marketing employee Alison Rapp.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 31st 2016 at 8:22AM in News
Nintendo UK boosts PR and marketing teams following senior departures

Nintendo UK boosts PR and marketing teams following senior departures

Nintendo has made two major hires to its UK team, following the departures of senior marketing and PR executives last year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 30th 2016 at 10:55AM in News
Miitomo arrives in the UK this week

Miitomo arrives in the UK this week

Nintendo’s first foray into the world of smartphone gaming will be available in the UK this Thursday (March 31st).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2016 at 3:47PM in News