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Amiibo prices hiked as talk of supply problems emerges

Amiibo prices hiked as talk of supply problems emerges

It appears that supply problems are hitting a range of Nintendo products, with retailers being forced to cancel some pre-orders and others increasing their prices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2014 at 2:05PM in News
Pokemon Omega and Alpha ship 7.7m units worldwide

Pokemon Omega and Alpha ship 7.7m units worldwide

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire have moved more than 7.7m units internationally, The Pokémon Company has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 5th 2014 at 7:59AM in News
Legless Princess Peach Amiibo wants in on the Ebay auction action

Legless Princess Peach Amiibo wants in on the Ebay auction action

The rush to sell defective Amiibo figures for sky-high prices is on.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 4:35PM in News
Sakurai suggests there may never be another Smash Bros game

Sakurai suggests there may never be another Smash Bros game

Smash Bros creeator Masahiro Sakurai says that the recent Wii U game could be the final game to be released in the series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 2:57PM in News

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Nintendo investigating Wii U memory corruption error

Nintendo investigating Wii U memory corruption error

A ‘system memory’ error that has reportedly left some users with a bricked Wii U console is being investigated by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Zelda Symphony tour returns to London next year

Zelda Symphony tour returns to London next year

A third worldwide outing for The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses concert series has been announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 3:18PM in News
Nintendo and Philips settle legal dispute

Nintendo and Philips settle legal dispute

An ongoing legal disagreement between Nintendo and Philips has been brought to a close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Sonic Boom and Bayonetta 2 chart below FIFA 13 in the UK Wii U chart

Sonic Boom and Bayonetta 2 chart below FIFA 13 in the UK Wii U chart

Few documents make as interesting a read as the UK Wii U charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 12:35PM in News

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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
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
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