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Nintendo World Championships return for E3 2015

Nintendo World Championships return for E3 2015

The Nintendo World Championships – last held in 1990 – will be making a comeback at E3 2015, Nintendo of America has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 14th 2015 at 3:42AM in News
Dragon Quest VIII is being ported to 3DS

Dragon Quest VIII is being ported to 3DS

Square Enix is bringing one of its RPG cult classics to Nintendo’s current handheld.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2015 at 2:45PM in News
New 3DS Pullbox game is free to download in Japan

New 3DS Pullbox game is free to download in Japan

It probably doesn’t qualify as free-to-play, but Nintendo is again tinkering with payment models, this time with the release of a new Pullblox game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2015 at 1:17PM in News
Iwata reiterates Nintendo NX no-show at E3

Iwata reiterates Nintendo NX no-show at E3

Nintendo remains adamant that it will not be announcing any news about the in-development NX console at E3 next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 4:00PM in News

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Nintendo abandons plans to release consoles in China, report claims

Nintendo abandons plans to release consoles in China, report claims

Wii U and 3DS platform holder Nintendo will not follow Sony and Microsoft into the Chinese market, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 1:54PM in News
Iwata 'optimistic' that Nintendo NX will be region free

Iwata 'optimistic' that Nintendo NX will be region free

The still mysterious Nintendo NX could be the first home console from the company to be region free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2015 at 12:22PM in News
Mario Kart producer in charge of Nintendo's mobile games

Mario Kart producer in charge of Nintendo's mobile games

High-profile Nintendo developer Hideki Konno has been put in charge of Nintendo’s smartphone game development, reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 3:20PM in News
This is how Nintendo hopes to grow 3DS and Wii U sales

This is how Nintendo hopes to grow 3DS and Wii U sales

While Nintendo’s return to profit this week was welcome, the fact that both 3DS and Wii U missed sales targets was most certainly not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 2:43PM in News

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Zelda on Wii U now has 'TBD' release date

Zelda on Wii U now has 'TBD' release date

Nintendo’s forward release schedule no longer lists a release window for the Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 12:03PM in News
Nintendo will release five mobile games in the next two years

Nintendo will release five mobile games in the next two years

It looks as if Nintendo’s foray into smartphone gaming will be slow to bed in.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 10:56AM in News
Nintendo has now shipped 10.5m Amiibos

Nintendo has now shipped 10.5m Amiibos

Whatever you think the future holds for the increasingly busy toys-to-life category, Amiibo continues to be a big success for Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 8:22AM in News
Download the Splatoon demo and get a 10% discount on the game

Download the Splatoon demo and get a 10% discount on the game

There’s a Splatoon demo hitting Wii U this weekend, and downloading it will net a financial reward.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 4:14PM in News

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Nintendo rides are coming to Universal theme parks

Nintendo rides are coming to Universal theme parks

Universal theme parks could soon be home to a number of rides based on Nintendo’s assorted catalogue of characters and IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 1:17PM in News
Nintendo reverses three years of losses to get back in the black

Nintendo reverses three years of losses to get back in the black

A fourth year of losses has been avoided at Nintendo, despite the Wii U and 3DS failing to meet sales expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Find out how to get your games on Nintendo eShop at Interface

Find out how to get your games on Nintendo eShop at Interface

Indies questioning whether or not to release their games on Nintendo’s platforms would do well to attend next week’s Interface, thanks to the latest session confirmed for our live stage.

on May 6th 2015 at 3:01PM in News
Nintendo 3DS region free exploit available to Cubic Ninja owners

Nintendo 3DS region free exploit available to Cubic Ninja owners

Ubisoft platformer Cubic Ninja has again found itself at the centre of a 3DS hacking controversy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2015 at 11:20AM in News

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Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, promises to make it right

Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, promises to make it right

Some of the harder to find Amiibo figures may soon be resupplied to shops following a promise from Nintendo to fix the stock situation that has been troubling fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2015 at 10:28AM in News
Nintendo pledges more stock after 
Amiibo 'smashes' expectations

Nintendo pledges more stock after Amiibo 'smashes' expectations

Nintendo has admitted that the popularity of its Amiibo range took the platform holder by surprise.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:23AM in News
Splatoon Wii U bundle confirmed for Europe

Splatoon Wii U bundle confirmed for Europe

Nintendo has confirmed that there will be a Splatoon and Wii U hardware bundle in the PAL regions.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 9:42AM in News
US gets Splatoon Wii U bundle, exclusive to Best Buy

US gets Splatoon Wii U bundle, exclusive to Best Buy

Nintendo of America has revealed a Wii U hardware bundle for upcoming shooter Splatoon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 2:30PM in News
American televangelist says Pokemon 'is origin of teen homosexuality'

American televangelist says Pokemon 'is origin of teen homosexuality'

Pastor Creflo Dollar, an American TV religious evangelist, has accused Pokemon of encouraging children to become gay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 12:17PM in News
MCV Awards 2015: Nintendo UK's James Honeywell takes away Unsung Hero prize

MCV Awards 2015: Nintendo UK's James Honeywell takes away Unsung Hero prize

Nintendo UK veteran James Honeywell was declared the Unsung Hero at this year's MCV Awards. 

on Apr 20th 2015 at 12:52PM in News
Sony had plans for Super Smash Bros, Uncharted, Metal Gear and BioShock films

Sony had plans for Super Smash Bros, Uncharted, Metal Gear and BioShock films

A fresh bout of documents obtained from the 2014 Sony Pictures hack have been released by WikiLeaks, bringing with it fresh details about Sony Pictures’ gaming movie aspirations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2015 at 11:18AM in News
Nintendo hardware up year-on-year in the US

Nintendo hardware up year-on-year in the US

Both the 3DS and the Wii U have sold more so far in the US throughout 2015 than they had at this stage in 2014, the platform holder has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 2:43PM in News
Nintendo names PrettyGreen as its new UK PR agency

Nintendo names PrettyGreen as its new UK PR agency

Brand communications agency PrettyGreen is the new retained PR agency of Nintendo UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 9:51AM in News