Entries in 'Nintendo' (583)

Defective Samus Aran Amiibo sells for $2,500 on Ebay

Defective Samus Aran Amiibo sells for $2,500 on Ebay

A defective version of Nintendo’s Samus Aran Amiibo figure has sold for an incredible amount on auction site Ebay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 10:48AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Pokémon merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Pokémon merchandise

It’s one of the biggest kids’ media franchises in the world, and the second-largest video game IP of all time. MCV catches up with the best pocket monster merch

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 9:52AM in News
Mario embroiled in Balotelli Twitter racism row

Mario embroiled in Balotelli Twitter racism row

Nintendo’s Super Mario has been dragged into a bit of row started by Liverpool’s Super Mario.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 9:45AM in News
The Wii U Basic has had a price cut in the UK

The Wii U Basic has had a price cut in the UK

The trade price of the Wii U 8GB Basic console has been significantly cut in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 1:50PM in News

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Nintendo is withdrawing the 3DS XL from the Japanese market

Nintendo is withdrawing the 3DS XL from the Japanese market

The 3DS XL is being dropped in Japan before its successor has even been released in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:38AM in News
GAME announces £199.99 Wii U Black Friday bundle

GAME announces £199.99 Wii U Black Friday bundle

The hat-trick of Black Friday hardware bundles at GAME has been completed with a Wii U deal that will be available from midnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 4:12PM in News
French health agency says children shouldn't view 3D games or video

French health agency says children shouldn't view 3D games or video

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) has issued a worrying warning for parents concerning the use of 3D screens.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
GameStop hikes price of 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja in US

GameStop hikes price of 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja in US

US retailer has responded to the increased demand for 3DS title Cubic Ninja by ramping up the game’s price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 3:03PM in News

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Super Smash Bros on Wii U has sold nearly half a million copies in the US

Super Smash Bros on Wii U has sold nearly half a million copies in the US

The Wii U version of Super Smash Bros has got off to an excellent start in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2014 at 1:52PM in News
Warehouse fire hits Nintendo's UK customer repair company

Warehouse fire hits Nintendo's UK customer repair company

A fire at the warehouse used by Nintendo UK’s customer repair partner has affected a number of gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Nintendo exhibiting 'must-have' Wii U, 3DS games at select US malls

Nintendo exhibiting 'must-have' Wii U, 3DS games at select US malls

Nintendo is readying playable displays of several popular Wii U and 3DS games at multiple US malls this holiday season.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 24th 2014 at 6:09AM in News
3DS hacker insists he wants no part in piracy as Cubic Ninja prices rocket

3DS hacker insists he wants no part in piracy as Cubic Ninja prices rocket

The man at the centre of a new 3DS exploit has said that he doesn’t want the method to open the door to new piracy on the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2014 at 2:20PM in News

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Watch Dogs on Wii U will get some DLC after all

Watch Dogs on Wii U will get some DLC after all

Ubisoft is going to release some DLC for the Wii U version of Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2014 at 12:30PM in News
Reggie Fils-Aime: Wii U is better value than PS4 or Xbox One

Reggie Fils-Aime: Wii U is better value than PS4 or Xbox One

The boss of Nintendo America has said that customers get more for their money with Wii U than they do with PS4 or Xbox One

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2014 at 8:39AM in News
Miyamoto: Non-Nintendo games are boring

Miyamoto: Non-Nintendo games are boring

Nintendo’s famed designer Shigeru Miyamoto has lashed out at the company’s rivals for what he sees as a slew of me-too products.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Nintendo launches its own digital magazine Nintendo Extra

Nintendo launches its own digital magazine Nintendo Extra

A month after the final issue of Official Nintendo Magazine hit shelves, Nintendo has launched its own digital magazine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 2:18PM in News

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Super Smash Bros pre-orders ahead of Mario Kart 8

Super Smash Bros pre-orders ahead of Mario Kart 8

Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has said that pre-orders for the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros have passed those received for Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 10:31AM in News
Amiibo figures can only hold info for one game at a time

Amiibo figures can only hold info for one game at a time

Nintendo has confirmed that its Amiibo toys-to-life figures are only able to store information for one game at a time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 9:01AM in News
Crystal Red and Blue Nintendo 2DS confirmed for North America

Crystal Red and Blue Nintendo 2DS confirmed for North America

The Crystal Red and Blue 2DS models that arrived at European retail last week are scheduled to launch in North America later this month, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 12th 2014 at 1:48AM in News
Sonic, Bowser and Mega Man among new wave of confirmed Amiibo figures

Sonic, Bowser and Mega Man among new wave of confirmed Amiibo figures

Nintendo has named and pictured the characters that will feature in its third and fourth wave of Amiibo releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:59AM in News
Nintendo developing Amiibo NFC cards and cheaper figures

Nintendo developing Amiibo NFC cards and cheaper figures

Shigeru Miyamoto has outlined plans for future Amiibo products.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 7th 2014 at 11:01AM in News
Wii U's Captain Toad release date pulled forward

Wii U's Captain Toad release date pulled forward

Nintendo has moved forward the release date of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker a whole week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Nintendo delays Mii App for smart devices into 2015

Nintendo delays Mii App for smart devices into 2015

Nintendo's Mii App for smart devices has been pushed back into 2015, company president Satoru Iwata has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 7th 2014 at 12:48AM in News
Splatoon due Q2 2015 while Kirby's Wii U game gets a new name

Splatoon due Q2 2015 while Kirby's Wii U game gets a new name

Nintendo has issued a slightly more definitive release date for one Wii U game and confirmed a new title for another.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 3:05PM in News
Duck Hunt aims sights on Wii U Virtual Console

Duck Hunt aims sights on Wii U Virtual Console

Nintendo has announced that NES light gun classic Duck Hunt is heading to Wii U’s Virtual Console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 11:52AM in News