Entries in 'Wii U' (347)

Nintendo discontinuing Super Nintendo releases on Virtual Console

Nintendo discontinuing Super Nintendo releases on Virtual Console

Nintendo is no longer interested in bringing SNES games to Wii U, according to virtual console developer and publisher Natsume.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 25th 2015 at 7:21PM in News
Wii U game Rodea the Sky Soldier includes a boxed Wii copy as a bonus

Wii U game Rodea the Sky Soldier includes a boxed Wii copy as a bonus

The first run of a recently released Wii U game in Japan has included an unusual extra – boxed copy of the same game for the Wii.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2015 at 2:56PM in News
Don't Starve: Giant Edition hits Wii U in May

Don't Starve: Giant Edition hits Wii U in May

A special edition of Klei Entertainment's popular survival game Don't Starve is heading to Wii U next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 4:42AM 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

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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
PS4, Battlefield: Hardline top US retail in March

PS4, Battlefield: Hardline top US retail in March

NPD's March 2015 report shows PlayStation 4 on top in a down period for hardware at US retail, while Battlefield: Hardline and Bloodborne duked it out for the top spot ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:42AM in News
Splatoon director says voice chat omission was a design choice

Splatoon director says voice chat omission was a design choice

Upcoming Wii U multiplayer shooter Splatoon is missing a key feature common the genre deliberately, its co-director has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:01AM in News
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth coming "soon" to Xbox One, Wii U and New 3DS

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth coming "soon" to Xbox One, Wii U and New 3DS

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is heading to Nintendo and Xbox hardware, developer Edmund McMillen has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2015 at 6:41AM in News

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Amiibo exclusives listed by North American retailers

Amiibo exclusives listed by North American retailers

On the heels of yesterday’s new amiibo reveals by Nintendo, North American retailers have listed which will be exclusive offerings.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 3rd 2015 at 6:27AM in News
Nintendo dates Splatoon, Fatal Frame and Fire Emblem

Nintendo dates Splatoon, Fatal Frame and Fire Emblem

Three of Nintendo’s upcoming titles have been given release dates – varying from the firm to the vague.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:31PM in News
Nintendo 64 and DS titles hit Wii U Virtual Console this month

Nintendo 64 and DS titles hit Wii U Virtual Console this month

Nintendo has begun rolling out Nintendo DS and Nintendo 64 titles on the Wii U Virtual Console, with the company announcing new arrivals throughout the month of April.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:44AM in News
Mario Maker arrives in September

Mario Maker arrives in September

Nintendo’s DIY Mario level creation title Mario Maker will launch this September on Wii U.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:35AM in News

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Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits announced for Wii U

Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits announced for Wii U

Amiibo-based Wii U app Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Bits will launch later this spring, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:23AM in News
The Legend of Zelda Wii U to miss 2015

The Legend of Zelda Wii U to miss 2015

UPDATE: The Legend of Zelda for Wii U will not arrive this year as planned, Nintendo has said, and it won't be shown at E3 either.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 27th 2015 at 10:07PM in News
Iwata on Wii U price, free-to-play and that Zelda TV series on Netflix

Iwata on Wii U price, free-to-play and that Zelda TV series on Netflix

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has admitted that price has played a big factor in Wii U’s failure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 3:27PM in News
Octodad: Dadliest Catch heading to Wii U, Xbox One

Octodad: Dadliest Catch heading to Wii U, Xbox One

Indie hit Octodad: Dadliest Catch will expand its platform stable later this year, as developer Young Horses have announced Wii U and Xbox One editions are in the works.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2015 at 1:06AM in News

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Nintendo's new cross-buy appears to be freely dishing out copies of OlliOlli on 3DS

Nintendo's new cross-buy appears to be freely dishing out copies of OlliOlli on 3DS

The new cross-buy offer that accompanied the launch of OlliOlli on Wii U and 3DS last week appears to be far more generous than anyone would have expected.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 1:34PM in News
Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush gets Wii U release date

Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush gets Wii U release date

Nintendo has confirmed the European release date for Wii U exclusive Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 12:37PM in News
Gone Home console ports cancelled

Gone Home console ports cancelled

Award-winning PC indie game Gone Home is no longer in development for consoles, developer Fullbright has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2015 at 4:24AM in News
OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood lands on PS4 and Vita next week

OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood lands on PS4 and Vita next week

OlliOlli 2 will launch on PS4 and PS Vita next week in North America and Europe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 9:56PM in News
Iwata: Wii U could be just one game away from reversing fortunes

Iwata: Wii U could be just one game away from reversing fortunes

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has said that one big hit could still be enough to cause Wii U sales to rocket.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2015 at 10:16AM in News
PS4 sales to outpace Xbox One by 40 per cent through 2018, analyst predicts

PS4 sales to outpace Xbox One by 40 per cent through 2018, analyst predicts

PlayStation 4 will beat out Xbox One over the first five years of the current console era, market research company Strategy Analytics has predicted.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2015 at 6:51PM in News
Nintendo says Wii U is first opportunity for a 'seamless' open-world Zelda title

Nintendo says Wii U is first opportunity for a 'seamless' open-world Zelda title

Zelda on Wii U will be as large a game as the console hardware will allow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2015 at 3:31PM in News
Nintendo abandons TVii plans for Wii U in Europe

Nintendo abandons TVii plans for Wii U in Europe

In news that will surprise very few, TVii will not be coming to Wii U in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 9:32AM in News
Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Iwata: Wii U still has considerable room for growth, teases Mii smartphone app

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has maintained his staunch support for Wii U, arguing that the machine’s best days are ahead of it, particularly in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 10:51AM in News