Entries in 'Nintendo' (352)

VIDEO: No Nintendo E3 press conference, will air a Direct-style video instead

VIDEO: No Nintendo E3 press conference, will air a Direct-style video instead

Nintendo will for the second year running not hold a press conference at E3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
So why does Kirby always look angry in the West?

So why does Kirby always look angry in the West?

Ever noticed that Kirby is always the embodiment of happiness and light on Japanese artwork and a right grump on Western game boxes?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 11:32AM in News
Pokemon X & Y to star in US McDonald's Happy Meals

Pokemon X & Y to star in US McDonald's Happy Meals

Nintendo has signed another Happy Meal licensing deal, this time in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 3:42PM in News
Iwata: We shouldn't think entertainment = only video games

Iwata: We shouldn't think entertainment = only video games

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has stressed that Nintendo should no longer be thought of as just a video games company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 12:36PM in News

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Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo’s marketing campaign for Mario Kart 8 will run until the end of the year, the firm says.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 25th 2014 at 1:34PM in News
Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Two additional Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles have been announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 2:17PM in News
Nintendo announces its first season pass

Nintendo announces its first season pass

3DS title Mario Gold: World Tour will be the first Nintendo game to offer a season pass.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 12:16PM in News
Lack of power behind 3DS no-show for NES Remix

Lack of power behind 3DS no-show for NES Remix

Raw processing power has been named as the reason why Nintendo decided against releasing NES Remix or NES Remix 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:21PM in News

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Nintendo turned down Skylanders exclusivity opportunity

Nintendo turned down Skylanders exclusivity opportunity

Skylanders has been such a huge success it has made Activision the biggest seller of RFID tech in the world – but Nintendo refused a proposed partnership with the brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 1:46PM in News
Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus arrives this month

Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus arrives this month

Nintendo has announced plans to release a new Princess Peach-themed Wii Remote later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 12:16AM in News
Fanboys are in love with their consoles, science man says

Fanboys are in love with their consoles, science man says

The bond between a fanboy and his or her console can chemically be compared to love.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
Nintendo 3DS best-sellers receive price cuts next week

Nintendo 3DS best-sellers receive price cuts next week

Nintendo, in a rare move, has announced it will be cutting the price on five of its first-party 3DS hits – including Mario, Donkey Kong, and Animal Crossing titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 15th 2014 at 4:46AM in News

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VIDEO: Nintendo to give Tomodachi Life a shot in the West

VIDEO: Nintendo to give Tomodachi Life a shot in the West

Having gained a devoted following in Japan, Nintendo’s “new Animal Crossing” is going to be debuted on 3DS in Western markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 1:40PM in News
Super Smash Bros 3DS to arrive ahead of Wii U

Super Smash Bros 3DS to arrive ahead of Wii U

Super Smash Bros will launch this summer on 3DS and this winter on Wii U, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2014 at 5:42AM in News
Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

This week's Nintendo Direct event will focus entirely on detailing the upcoming Super Smash Bros title for Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 6th 2014 at 10:46PM in News
Pink 2DS arriving in UK next month

Pink 2DS arriving in UK next month

A pink version of Nintendo’s 2DS handheld will be released in the UK in May.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 12:12PM in News

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EA apologies for 'unacceptable' and 'stupid' Frostbite Wii U jibes

EA apologies for 'unacceptable' and 'stupid' Frostbite Wii U jibes

Peter Moore has publicly apologised for April Fools tweets sent out by the official DICE Frostbite account that mocked the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 9:32AM in News
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate delayed on Wii U

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate delayed on Wii U

The Bat’s uneasy relationship with Nintendo’s home console continues.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 2:59PM in News
Iwata's internal approval rating drops as signs of board unease emerge

Iwata's internal approval rating drops as signs of board unease emerge

A report from Japan seems to be suggesting that there’s a small risk Nintendo president Saturo Iwata could be voted off the company’s board.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 9:43AM in News
Never underestimate Nintendo, Molyneux warns

Never underestimate Nintendo, Molyneux warns

Peter Molyneux says Nintendo is one hardware release away from leading the way in games again.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 21st 2014 at 9:32AM in News
Pure Chess dated for Wii U and 3DS; Features smartphone cross-play

Pure Chess dated for Wii U and 3DS; Features smartphone cross-play

Ripstone has confirmed that Pure Chess will be available on the Nintendo eShop later this month.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 13th 2014 at 10:16AM in News
PICTURES: Nintendo confirms Happy Meal sponsorship in UK

PICTURES: Nintendo confirms Happy Meal sponsorship in UK

Mario will be adorning McDonalds’ Happy Meal boxes in the UK later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2014 at 11:14AM in News
Nintendo launches indie-centric eShop hub

Nintendo launches indie-centric eShop hub

The Nintendo website has been updated with a new section looking to emphasize the company’s indie credentials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Ward slams Nintendo and EA over Wii U's Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Ward slams Nintendo and EA over Wii U's Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Criterion founder Alex Ward has attacked both Nintendo and EA over their treatment of Need for Speed: Most Wanted on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2014 at 12:56PM in News