Entries in 'Nintendo' (407)

Shelf space concerns as toy games go to war

Shelf space concerns as toy games go to war

Angry Birds and Pokémon are the latest big name franchise to take on Skylanders as the toy war heats up, but is there enough space to stock them all?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 26th 2013 at 10:33AM in News
Call of Duty leads Activision's six-strong Wii U line-up

Call of Duty leads Activision's six-strong Wii U line-up

Third party support for Nintendo's new console has been erratic at best, but Activision has confirmed it will support Wii U with six titles this autumn, including Call of Duty: ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 26th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
Find out why 3DS is the console of the year in the latest MCV

Find out why 3DS is the console of the year in the latest MCV

This week's issue of MCV is filled with great interviews and analysis, as we reveal why Nintendo 3DS is the console of the year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 25th 2013 at 5:43PM in News
Pikmin 3 download codes from GAME can be redeemed early

Pikmin 3 download codes from GAME can be redeemed early

Those who pick up an eShop download code for Pikmin 3 from retailer GAME can download the game right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2013 at 1:06PM in News

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Rumour: Black 3DS XL model lands at US and Canada retail this week

Rumour: Black 3DS XL model lands at US and Canada retail this week

A black model of Nintendo’s 3DS XL line looks to be on its way to shelves in North America, according to an ad promoting the hardware.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2013 at 6:35AM in News
Nintendo not accepting Wii U submissions from Japanese indie developers

Nintendo not accepting Wii U submissions from Japanese indie developers

Quick – there might be a new indie villain in town!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 11:02AM in News
3DS sales spike in the UK, pushes ahead of PS3 and 360

3DS sales spike in the UK, pushes ahead of PS3 and 360

3DS is now outselling PS3 and 360 week-by-week, Nintendo has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 19th 2013 at 11:16AM in News

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Nintendo to introduce 3DS StreetPass Relay in UK

Nintendo to introduce 3DS StreetPass Relay in UK

3DS owners will now be able to StreetPass users using Nintendo Zone hot spots across the UK.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 18th 2013 at 5:13PM in News
EarthBound debuts in Europe on Wii U

EarthBound debuts in Europe on Wii U

After a 19 year wait, European fans will finally get their hands on acclaimed RPG EarthBound.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 18th 2013 at 4:52PM in News
Pikmin 3 launch bookended by sampling events

Pikmin 3 launch bookended by sampling events

Nintendo is marking the launch of Pikmin 3 with several demo events to give consumers the chance to try out the Wii U strategy game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 17th 2013 at 1:36PM in News
Skylanders-style Pokémon Rumble U due next month, toy plans still being finalised

Skylanders-style Pokémon Rumble U due next month, toy plans still being finalised

Nintendo's own take on the Skylanders toy/game model will be released next month – but the toys might miss the launch.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 17th 2013 at 12:27PM in News

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Now Amazon cuts Wii U price

Now Amazon cuts Wii U price

Following Asda's aggressive price cut on Wii U last week, Amazon has followed suit.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 16th 2013 at 2:51PM in News
Wii U and 3DS samping tours kick off next week

Wii U and 3DS samping tours kick off next week

Nintendo will be showcasing both Wii U and 3DS around the UK this summer, visiting various festivals and air shows.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 16th 2013 at 10:13AM in News
UK games retail could make £1.28bn in six months

UK games retail could make £1.28bn in six months

UK games retailers will do battle over a possible £1.28bn over the next six months, MCV?can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 12th 2013 at 11:12AM in News
Miyamoto working on new IP for Wii U

Miyamoto working on new IP for Wii U

It's a complaint often levelled at Nintendo, but now even the father of Mario is calling for a brand new franchise.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 10th 2013 at 4:57PM in News

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Rising Star hires Nintendo's Mathers

Rising Star hires Nintendo's Mathers

UK publisher Rising Star Games has hired two industry veterans, including Nintendo of Europe’s Martin Mathers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 10th 2013 at 2:55PM in News
Iwata: "More third-party Wii U titles on the way"

Iwata: "More third-party Wii U titles on the way"

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has teased that unnanounced games from third-party publishers are in development for Wii U.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 8th 2013 at 10:24AM in News
Pachter: Nintendo is "in a world of trouble right now"

Pachter: Nintendo is "in a world of trouble right now"

The release of Wii U came two years too late to save Nintendo from a poor showing in the coming console battleground, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2013 at 10:56AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

This week, the IGEA calls the sales reporting systems in Australia 'outdated', while banned games look for new avenues into the country.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 5th 2013 at 7:37AM in News
UPDATED: GAME actively promoting Ouya's SNES emulation

UPDATED: GAME actively promoting Ouya's SNES emulation

Retailer GAME has chosen to highlight Ouya’s emulation functionality as part of its promotion for the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 12:35PM in News
Iwata says Nintendo must region lock due to "cultural acceptance and legal restrictions"

Iwata says Nintendo must region lock due to "cultural acceptance and legal restrictions"

Nintendo looks unlikely to respond to pressure to reverse its region-locking policy with Wii U and 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 9:15AM in News
EB Games Australia denies Wii U Basic recall

EB Games Australia denies Wii U Basic recall

The future of the Basic model of Wii U was further questioned when reports suggested Australian retailer EB Games would be recalling the SKU.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 11:02AM in News
Wii U karaoke download game coming this year

Wii U karaoke download game coming this year

No family console is complete without a karaoke game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 9:59AM in News
77PR wins Nintendo UK contract

77PR wins Nintendo UK contract

London based agency 77PR has been appointed to handle Nintendo UK’s consumer lifestyle PR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2013 at 9:23AM in News