Entries in 'Nintendo' (552)

Super Mario Run storms to the top of the Apple charts

Super Mario Run storms to the top of the Apple charts

Nintendo’s long-awaited smartphone debut, Super Mario Run, is topping the charts in a large number of countries following its release yesterday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2016 at 9:16AM in News
Pokemon Go was Google's most searched term in 2016

Pokemon Go was Google's most searched term in 2016

It was the year of Donald Trump and Brexit and Bowie and Prince and political lies and mainstream racism, but it was Pokemon Go that got internet users hottest under ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2016 at 11:01AM in News
Nintendo Switch won't be as powerful as the PS4, report claims

Nintendo Switch won't be as powerful as the PS4, report claims

The graphics on Nintendo’s Switch won’t be as good as even those found on the now three-year-old PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 1: Hardware of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 13th 2016 at 12:00PM in News

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Nintendo Switch UK livestream dated for 4am January 13th

Nintendo has finally set a date and time for its upcoming Nintendo Switch presentation in the UK. The press will be going hands-on with Nintendo’s new Switch console on January ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Dec 13th 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Yooka-Laylee gets release date, is scrapped on Wii U

Yooka-Laylee gets release date, is scrapped on Wii U

Playtonic’s crowdfunded platformer Yooka-Laylee has got a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Nintendo theme park will be called Super Nintendo World

Nintendo theme park will be called Super Nintendo World

The Japanese version of Universal Studios’ new Nintendo attraction will be Super Nintendo World.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2016 at 10:58AM in News
Super Mario Run requires a constant internet connection

Super Mario Run requires a constant internet connection

Nintendo’s upcoming smartphone platformer Super Mario Run will only work if the player is connected to the internet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2016 at 10:05AM in News

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Reports point to GameCube Virtual Console titles on Switch

Reports point to GameCube Virtual Console titles on Switch

Nintendo fans will be given the opportunity to re-buy their GameCube catalogue for the first time with Virtual Console emulation of the system on Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2016 at 9:39AM in News
VIDEO: Switch gets first public demo on Jimmy Fallon Show

VIDEO: Switch gets first public demo on Jimmy Fallon Show

Nintendo thrust the Switch into the limelight last night by presenting the console’s first public gameplay demonstration on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2016 at 9:26AM in News
Switch dock increases console performance, report claims

Switch dock increases console performance, report claims

The Nintendo Switch will offer increased gaming performance when docked at home compared to when it is being played portably.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2016 at 10:47AM in News
Dark Souls trilogy could be released on Nintendo Switch

Dark Souls trilogy could be released on Nintendo Switch

A report has claimed that From Software’s interest in Nintendo Switch could very much revolve around the Dark Souls series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2016 at 10:11AM in News

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First Nintendo Switch accessories appear online

First Nintendo Switch accessories appear online

The website for EB Games Australia has offered our first glimpse at Nintendo Switch accessories.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Ubisoft thinks Switch could bring audiences together

Ubisoft thinks Switch could bring audiences together

Nintendo’s Switch could be the machine to unite the worlds of casual mobile gaming and more dedicated console gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2016 at 10:59AM in News
THQ Nordic makes further acquisitions with Nintendo Switch in mind

THQ Nordic makes further acquisitions with Nintendo Switch in mind

Publisher THQ Nordic has said that it has three projects in development for Nintendo Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2016 at 9:47AM in News
Wireless receiver to solve NES Classic Mini's biggest problem

Wireless receiver to solve NES Classic Mini's biggest problem

Nintendo’s NES Classic Mini has been a big hit. Less well received, however, has been the length of the wires that connect to its controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2016 at 10:15AM in News

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Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 7.2m in first week

Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 7.2m in first week

Nintendo’s latest Pokemon game has broken an American sales record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2016 at 9:26AM in News
Pokémon Sun and Moon sold 1.5m units in first week in Europe

Pokémon Sun and Moon sold 1.5m units in first week in Europe

The latest entries in the Pokémon franchise have had big starts in Europe, with Nintendo saying they are its most successful launch in the region to date. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 30th 2016 at 4:10PM in News
Nintendo and Universal Studios announce three theme parks

Nintendo and Universal Studios announce three theme parks

Universal Studios in Hollywood (LA), Orlando (Florida) and Osaka (Japan) will soon play host to dedicated Nintendo areas – which will surely be called Super Mario World, right?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Nintendo returns with new McDonalds Happy Meal tie-in

Nintendo returns with new McDonalds Happy Meal tie-in

Mario will once again be gracing the boxes of McDonalds Happy Meals in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2016 at 8:59AM in News
Pokemon Sun and Moon pre-orders set five-year high for GameStop

Pokemon Sun and Moon pre-orders set five-year high for GameStop

GameStop has said that Pokemon Sun and Moon has been its best performing game of 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 9:37AM in News
Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 1.9m copies in Japan

Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 1.9m copies in Japan

New 3DS titles Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon have failed to match the sales of the series’ 2013 releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 10:46AM in News
Bethesda finally confirms Nintendo Switch support

Bethesda finally confirms Nintendo Switch support

Elder Scrolls publisher Bethesda has for the first time confirmed that it will be supporting the Nintendo Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 10:28AM in News
eBay promoting NES Classic scalping in the US

eBay promoting NES Classic scalping in the US

Online auction giant eBay is encouraging owners of Nintendo’s NES Classic to sell the machine on its site for a big profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Mario and Skyrim will be launch Switch games, reports claim

Mario and Skyrim will be launch Switch games, reports claim

Both the new 3D Mario adventure and Bethesda’s RPG Skyrim will launch alongside the Nintendo Switch in March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2016 at 9:55AM in News