Entries in 'Wii U' (288)

EarthBound debuts in Europe on Wii U

EarthBound debuts in Europe on Wii U

After a 19 year wait, European fans will finally get their hands on acclaimed RPG EarthBound.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 18th 2013 at 4:52PM in News
Angry Birds Star Wars will hit consoles November 1st

Angry Birds Star Wars will hit consoles November 1st

Rovio has confirmed Angry Birds Star Wars will debut on consoles this November.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 18th 2013 at 12:01PM in News
Current console model won't work moving forward, says Itagaki

Current console model won't work moving forward, says Itagaki

Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki believes consoles must be more innovative to survive as the industry continues its expansion and diversification.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2013 at 3:15AM in News
Pikmin 3 launch bookended by sampling events

Pikmin 3 launch bookended by sampling events

Nintendo is marking the launch of Pikmin 3 with several demo events to give consumers the chance to try out the Wii U strategy game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 17th 2013 at 1:36PM in News

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Now Amazon cuts Wii U price

Now Amazon cuts Wii U price

Following Asda's aggressive price cut on Wii U last week, Amazon has followed suit.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 16th 2013 at 2:51PM in News
Wii U and 3DS samping tours kick off next week

Wii U and 3DS samping tours kick off next week

Nintendo will be showcasing both Wii U and 3DS around the UK this summer, visiting various festivals and air shows.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 16th 2013 at 10:13AM in News
Asda cuts Wii U price by £100. Again.

Asda cuts Wii U price by £100. Again.

Asda has once again aggressively slashed the price of Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 12th 2013 at 1:11PM in News
UK games retail could make £1.28bn in six months

UK games retail could make £1.28bn in six months

UK games retailers will do battle over a possible £1.28bn over the next six months, MCV?can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 12th 2013 at 11:12AM in News

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Miyamoto working on new IP for Wii U

Miyamoto working on new IP for Wii U

It's a complaint often levelled at Nintendo, but now even the father of Mario is calling for a brand new franchise.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 10th 2013 at 4:57PM in News
Scribblenauts Unmasked swoops in this September

Scribblenauts Unmasked swoops in this September

The crossover between Warner Bros' popular Scribblenauts series and the DC Comics universe has been given a release date.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 10th 2013 at 9:55AM in News
ZombiU 2 ruled out after first game "not even close" to profit

ZombiU 2 ruled out after first game "not even close" to profit

One of the Wii U’s flagship launch titles has been deemed a failure by its publisher Ubisoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2013 at 9:29AM in News
Iwata: "More third-party Wii U titles on the way"

Iwata: "More third-party Wii U titles on the way"

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has teased that unnanounced games from third-party publishers are in development for Wii U.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 8th 2013 at 10:24AM in News

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Pachter: Nintendo is "in a world of trouble right now"

Pachter: Nintendo is "in a world of trouble right now"

The release of Wii U came two years too late to save Nintendo from a poor showing in the coming console battleground, it has been claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2013 at 10:56AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

This week, the IGEA calls the sales reporting systems in Australia 'outdated', while banned games look for new avenues into the country.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jul 5th 2013 at 7:37AM in News
Iwata says Nintendo must region lock due to "cultural acceptance and legal restrictions"

Iwata says Nintendo must region lock due to "cultural acceptance and legal restrictions"

Nintendo looks unlikely to respond to pressure to reverse its region-locking policy with Wii U and 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 9:15AM in News
EB Games Australia denies Wii U Basic recall

EB Games Australia denies Wii U Basic recall

The future of the Basic model of Wii U was further questioned when reports suggested Australian retailer EB Games would be recalling the SKU.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 11:02AM in News

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Wii U karaoke download game coming this year

Wii U karaoke download game coming this year

No family console is complete without a karaoke game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 9:59AM in News
EA Sports' Andrew Wilson on coming back to Wii U, giving up on Facebook and not 'messing up' PS4 or Xbox One

EA Sports' Andrew Wilson on coming back to Wii U, giving up on Facebook and not 'messing up' PS4 or Xbox One

It’s a cliché to liken EA Sports to a real sports team. But it’s easy to see why we do.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 9:10AM in News
Angry Birds Trilogy catapulting to Wii and Wii U

Angry Birds Trilogy catapulting to Wii and Wii U

Shock news – there are formats on which Angry Birds has not yet been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2013 at 3:42PM in News
Miyamoto rules out new F-Zero as he's all out of ideas

Miyamoto rules out new F-Zero as he's all out of ideas

We all thought the same thing when we saw the zero-gravity stuff in Mario Kart 8 – where’s the new F-Zero game from Nintendo?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2013 at 1:38PM in News
Iwata: Wii U price cut is not an easy option to take

Iwata: Wii U price cut is not an easy option to take

Hopes that Wii U might increase its competitive position via a price cut in the run-up to Christmas have seemingly been dashed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2013 at 11:24AM in News
Iwata accepts responsibility for Wii U struggles

Iwata accepts responsibility for Wii U struggles

"We are to blame.” That’s the message from Nintendo boss Saturo Iwata regarding the disappointing sales of the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2013 at 9:40AM in News
$400 PS4 "puts no pressure" on Wii U, Fils-Aime believes

$400 PS4 "puts no pressure" on Wii U, Fils-Aime believes

The impending arrival of the next generation of consoles poses not threat to Nintendo. Wii U, the company’s American boss has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2013 at 8:51AM in News
EA will return to Wii U if Nintendo "can sell more boxes"

EA will return to Wii U if Nintendo "can sell more boxes"

Nintendo has been told that it must sell more Wii U’s if it wishes to win back the affections of third party publisher EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2013 at 12:30PM in News
Call of Duty: Ghosts IS getting a Wii U release

Call of Duty: Ghosts IS getting a Wii U release

Despite not once naming the format in any of its press releases or marketing materials, Activision now says Call of Duty: Ghosts is getting a release on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2013 at 3:24PM in News