Entries in 'Wii U' (282)

Has Nintendo's Wii U turned a corner?

Has Nintendo's Wii U turned a corner?

“Wii U has had quite a good year so far,” said Nintendo’s UK marketing boss Shelly Pearce when MCV came to visit the company in Windsor this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2014 at 2:41PM in News
Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Digital Wii U and 3DS games can now be purchased on the Nintendo web store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Shovel Knight digging up Wii U and 3DS European release next month

Shovel Knight digging up Wii U and 3DS European release next month

Yacht Club games has announced that Shovel Knight will hit Nintendo platforms in the UK in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 3:51PM in News
Off-screen play confirmed for Watch Dogs Wii U

Off-screen play confirmed for Watch Dogs Wii U

Ubisoft has explained how Wii U owners will be able to use their GamePad when playing upcoming release Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2014 at 12:46PM in News

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker unearths a UK release date

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker unearths a UK release date

Wii U title Captain Toad’s: Treasure Tracker won’t arrive in the UK in time for Christmas, Nintendo has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2014 at 12:28PM in News
Nintendo bringing 15 games to IndieCade 2014

Nintendo bringing 15 games to IndieCade 2014

Nintendo has announced it will be in official attendance at IndieCade's annual festival this weekend, showing off a batch of Wii U and 3DS indie games the company has dubbed ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:38AM in News
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker lands on Wii U in December

Upcoming Wii U release Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will launch in North America on December 5th, Nintendo of America has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 6:43PM in News
Super Smash Bros Wii U and Amiibo dated for UK, six new figures announced

Super Smash Bros Wii U and Amiibo dated for UK, six new figures announced

Nintendo has announced a UK release date for both the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros and its toys-to-life Amiibo figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 12:14PM in News

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Wii U not powerful enough for Assassin's Creed: Unity port

Wii U not powerful enough for Assassin's Creed: Unity port

Ubisoft has said that the Wii U’s lack of processing power is the reason why it decided against porting Assassin’s Creed: Unity to Nintendo’s machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2014 at 9:53AM in News
Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

2002 Game Boy Advance release Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance will land on Wii U's Virtual Console later this month, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:17PM in News
VIDEO: Thomas Was Alone also jumping to Xbox One and Wii U

VIDEO: Thomas Was Alone also jumping to Xbox One and Wii U

Mike Bithell’s Thomas Was Alone is to add two additional formats to its stable of platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2014 at 2:31PM in News
Latest Wii U update adds menu folders, other interface improvements

Latest Wii U update adds menu folders, other interface improvements

Nintendo has rolled out a new firmware update for Wii U, adding an oft-requested organization feature on the console’s dashboard among other improvements.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:01PM in News

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Bayonetta 2 suffers low Japanese sales despite glowing reviews

Bayonetta 2 suffers low Japanese sales despite glowing reviews

Early signs suggest that while Bayonetta 2 will fare very well with critics, its commercial performance may be less impressive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2014 at 2:03PM in News
FIFA 15 demo sets EA Sports record

FIFA 15 demo sets EA Sports record

5.5m individuals tried out the demo offering of FIFA 15, EA Sports has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 6:19PM in News
Super Smash Bros sells 1m in Japan as Wii U release date seemingly leaks

Super Smash Bros sells 1m in Japan as Wii U release date seemingly leaks

Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros has had a very strong debut in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2014 at 2:46PM in News
3DS can be used as a controller for Smash Bros on Wii U

3DS can be used as a controller for Smash Bros on Wii U

Those with early access to the 3DS build of Super Smash Bros have spotted some extra functionality not previously revealed by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 9:38AM in News

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Activision announces The Voice karaoke game

Activision announces The Voice karaoke game

Music show The Voice is to feature in a new karaoke title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Watch Dogs Wii U dated for North America, Europe

Watch Dogs Wii U dated for North America, Europe

Ubisoft has at last pinned launch dates on the Wii U release of Watch Dogs in North America and Europe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2014 at 5:43PM in News
UPDATE: UK release date for Bayonetta 2 revealed

UPDATE: UK release date for Bayonetta 2 revealed

Nintendo has at last announced a UK release date for Wii U title Bayonetta 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 9:49AM in News
Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo's Amiibo figures priced in the UK

Nintendo is now taking pre-orders for its toys-to-life Amiibo figure range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
Soundtrack reward for Super Smash Bros buyers

Soundtrack reward for Super Smash Bros buyers

Nintendo is offering a free CD soundtrack to those who buy Super Smash Bros.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Nintendo US giving Disney Infinity away for free

Nintendo US giving Disney Infinity away for free

Nintendo has mailed out its latest list of eShop updates for the US…. and it's giving Disney Infinity away for nothing.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2014 at 3:02PM in News
UPDATED: Wii U pre-orders increase the most after Gamescom, says Amazon

UPDATED: Wii U pre-orders increase the most after Gamescom, says Amazon

UPDATED: It turns out Call of Duty was accidentally left off the list. And it's made us question all the below information. For an update, click here.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2014 at 11:54AM in News
As Call of Duty joins list of Wii U absentees, what now for Nintendo's core gaming bid?

As Call of Duty joins list of Wii U absentees, what now for Nintendo's core gaming bid?

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the latest major triple-A franchise to abandon Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2014 at 9:44AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Wii U release shot down by Activision

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Wii U release shot down by Activision

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will not be making an appearance on Wii U, developer Sledeghammer Gamers has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2014 at 1:46AM in News