Entries in 'Nintendo' (427)

A beginner's guide to Iwata's plans to save Nintendo

A beginner's guide to Iwata's plans to save Nintendo

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata this morning outlined his vision for the saving of Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
On-demand service planned for Wii U and 3DS

On-demand service planned for Wii U and 3DS

A follow-up report to Nintendo’s press briefing this morning has detailed plans for an on-demand service for Wii U and 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
Nintendo plans to break away from gaming; Wii U price cut "not an option"; Smartphone service revealed

Nintendo plans to break away from gaming; Wii U price cut "not an option"; Smartphone service revealed

You’ve likely read dozens of different editorials this past month predicting what the future might bring for Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 9:05AM in News
Wii U Virtual Console adding Nintendo DS titles

Wii U Virtual Console adding Nintendo DS titles

Wii U's Virtual Console library is set to grow a bit more robust, with Nintendo announcing plans to bring Nintendo DS games onto the service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 30th 2014 at 7:30AM in News

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Mario Kart 8 heading to Wii U in May

Mario Kart 8 heading to Wii U in May

Mario Kart 8 will arrive for Wii U this May, according to Nintendo.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 30th 2014 at 6:31AM in News
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze shuns Wii U GamePad display

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze shuns Wii U GamePad display

Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U title Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze could be a sign of things to come on the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 3:08PM in News
Smartphone switch would net Nintendo $2.7bn over next-gen lifecycle, analyst claims

Smartphone switch would net Nintendo $2.7bn over next-gen lifecycle, analyst claims

Nintendo is snubbing the chance to earn nearly $3bn in the next seven years by not bringing its IP to smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 2:12PM in News
Iwata takes 50% pay cut after 30% profit dip; Wind Waker HD and Mario World sell 1m+ units

Iwata takes 50% pay cut after 30% profit dip; Wind Waker HD and Mario World sell 1m+ units

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata is to take a 50 per cent cut in wages following the company’s predicted net loss in its latest set of financials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 9:23AM in News

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Nintendo refutes smartphone game claims

Nintendo refutes smartphone game claims

Mario and friends will not be appearing on smartphones in the foreseeable future, despite recent reports to the contrary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 4:12PM in News
Sony to acquire Nintendo's DRAM manufacturer - report

Sony to acquire Nintendo's DRAM manufacturer - report

A Japanese news channel is claiming that Sony is lining up a ¥7bn acquisition of a Renesas Electronics semiconductor plant.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
Nintendo prepping mobile demos for first party games - report

Nintendo prepping mobile demos for first party games - report

Nintendo is reportedly readying a push onto mobile devices, but it doesn't appear to be the full experience many are looking for.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 28th 2014 at 7:54AM in News
Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Worried about Wii U? Excited by Alien: Isolation? Want to find out how much you're worth? Then the latest edition of MCV is for you.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:11AM in News

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Another opinion piece telling Nintendo what it should do

Another opinion piece telling Nintendo what it should do

A slew of analytical features and opinion pieces sprung up in the wake of Nintendo’s worrying profit warning last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
Non-disclosed YouTube payments unlikely to fall foul of US law

Non-disclosed YouTube payments unlikely to fall foul of US law

The ambiguity surrounding the frankness of YouTube payment disclosures means that this week’s scandal is unlikely to result in any legal action in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 2:51PM in News
European release date confirmed for Yoshi's New Island

European release date confirmed for Yoshi's New Island

Nintendo has confirmed the launch details for 3DS title Yoshi’s New Island on 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 2:30PM in News
Time is running out for Nintendo Wii U

Time is running out for Nintendo Wii U

The UK games industry still has faith in Nintendo, but told MCV that drastic action is needed to save Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 1:11PM in News

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'Nintendo was dead to EA very quickly' after Wii U launch, source claims

'Nintendo was dead to EA very quickly' after Wii U launch, source claims

An anonymous source has supposedly told one website that EA’s relationship with Nintendo was crippled shortly after the launch of Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 11:15AM in News
Pokemon Bank launches in some Asian markets

Pokemon Bank launches in some Asian markets

Nintendo has confirmed that the delayed Pokemon Bank service has been officially launched in some regions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 10:35AM in News
Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

A second retailer has significantly cut its Wii U asking price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 11:30AM in News
Nintendo's share price tumbles; Down 83% compared to 2007 peak

Nintendo's share price tumbles; Down 83% compared to 2007 peak

18 per cent was wiped off the value of Nintendo o the Tokyo Stock Exchange following last week’s turbulence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
Iwata: "It's not as simple as moving Mario onto smartphones"

Iwata: "It's not as simple as moving Mario onto smartphones"

Becoming a third party publisher is not the easy answer to reversing Nintendo’s ongoing problems, president Satoru Iwata has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 3:30PM in News
Pachter calls for Nintendo to go third party

Pachter calls for Nintendo to go third party

Nintendo needs to bring its rich slate of IP to rival platforms, US analyst Michael Pachter has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
I will not resign, pledges Iwata

I will not resign, pledges Iwata

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has pledged to fight on in his battle to return Nintendo to profitability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 10:51AM in News
Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

The reality of the challenge confronting Wii U has finally struck Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 8:55AM in News
UPDATE: Nintendo slashes digital price of key Wii U and 3DS games

UPDATE: Nintendo slashes digital price of key Wii U and 3DS games

An error or a wonderfully generous sale? Either way, a host of top Nintendo IP can be had for pennies on the Nintendo Store right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 1:17PM in News