Entries in 'Wii U' (333)

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
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

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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

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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
Sonic Boom fails to sell 500k as Sega's sales and income fall

Sonic Boom fails to sell 500k as Sega's sales and income fall

Nintendo titles Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal have so far sold just 490k units between them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 12:32PM in News

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Nintendo 'still in denial about Wii U failure', analyst claims

Nintendo 'still in denial about Wii U failure', analyst claims

Analyst Michael Pachter has continued his long-running criticism of Nintendo with another scathing attack against the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Know Your Friends is Ubisoft's unreleased Wii U game, report claims

Know Your Friends is Ubisoft's unreleased Wii U game, report claims

The identity of Ubisoft’s completed but unreleased Wii U game has apparently been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
Apex 2015 Smash Bros tournament saved by Twitch, Red Bull

Apex 2015 Smash Bros tournament saved by Twitch, Red Bull

Apex 2015, the annual Smash Bros. community gathering, almost ended before it began last weekend after a series of ill-timed disasters left organisers shaken and without a venue.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 9:55AM in News
Pokemon, Smash Bros and Mario Kart fire Nintendo back to profit, but 3DS sales slow

Pokemon, Smash Bros and Mario Kart fire Nintendo back to profit, but 3DS sales slow

Nintendo posted a huge increase in profits and raised its earnings forecast, but cheap yen is masking weak sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2015 at 10:43AM in News

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Hyrule Warriors ships 1m units worldwide

Hyrule Warriors ships 1m units worldwide

Hyrule Warriors has shipped a million copies internationally since its launch last year, publisher Koei Tecmo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 27th 2015 at 11:15PM in News
Over 1-in-10 developers are working on an eSports title as boxed retail power loosens

Over 1-in-10 developers are working on an eSports title as boxed retail power loosens

12 per cent of developers who participated in GDC 2014’s State of the Industry Survey say they are working on a game they would classify as an eSports title. 79 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 11:08AM in News
Xbox One wins US December race, but PS4 wins 2014 and Wii U has best month

Xbox One wins US December race, but PS4 wins 2014 and Wii U has best month

Microsoft’s Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US throughout December 2014, the platform holder has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 9:04AM in News
Third party Wii U GameCube controller adapter available online

Third party Wii U GameCube controller adapter available online

Wii U Smash Bros owners unwilling to pay the current high prices for the official GameCube adapter now have another option.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
PornHub breaks down usage from console owners

PornHub breaks down usage from console owners

Pornhub has released a detailed 2014 report on the habits of its visitors, including a chart detailing which game consoles brought in the most traffic for the adult entertainment website.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 8th 2015 at 4:20AM in News
Bayonetta 2 wins AbleGamers' 2014 accessibility award

Bayonetta 2 wins AbleGamers' 2014 accessibility award

Nintendo’s Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 has been named as the most accessible game of last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 10:12AM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Super Smash Bros

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Super Smash Bros

This is the big one for Nintendo this Christmas.

on Dec 21st 2014 at 12:00PM in News
One area in Zelda Wii U the same size as the entire Twilight Princess map

One area in Zelda Wii U the same size as the entire Twilight Princess map

Stepping up from the Wii to Wii U has allowed Nintendo to drastically increase the size of the gameworld in the upcoming Legend of Zelda game on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 11:19AM in News
Mega Man Zero re-release on Wii U highlights 'Mega Manniversary' sale

Mega Man Zero re-release on Wii U highlights 'Mega Manniversary' sale

Game Boy Advance release Mega Man Zero has arrived on the Wii U Virtual Console, with all currently available 3DS and Wii U Mega Man eShop titles on sale for ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2014 at 8:59AM in News