Entries in 'Wii U' (542)

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge abandons Wii U exclusivity

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge abandons Wii U exclusivity

Tecmo Koei has announced that Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge is coming to Xbox 360 and PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2013 at 1:54PM in News
Ubisoft dev boss says Wii U message is hard to convey to consumers

Ubisoft dev boss says Wii U message is hard to convey to consumers

The Wii U’s slow start on the market can be attributed to the difficulty of conveying its features to the public.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 3:28PM in News
Wii U "can rule out any next-gen pretentions"

Wii U "can rule out any next-gen pretentions"

A detailed look at the until now mysterious innards of the Wii U suggests that Nintendo’s machine will be eclipsed by the upcoming PS4 and Xbox 720.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 1:24PM in News
Sniper Elite V2 targeting Wii U release

Sniper Elite V2 targeting Wii U release

505 Games has confirmed that Sniper Elite V2 is to make an appearance on Wii U, with the release date set for spring.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 12:55PM in News

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Scribblenauts Unlimited suffers last minute delay on Wii U and 3DS

Scribblenauts Unlimited suffers last minute delay on Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo has announced a surprise delay to Scribblenauts Unlimited just three days before its planned UK release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2013 at 10:45AM in News
Iwata: Fires warning shot to staff, intends to "revive momentum of overseas operations"

Iwata: Fires warning shot to staff, intends to "revive momentum of overseas operations"

Nintendo boss Saturo Iwata appears to have issued a thinly veiled warning to the company’s international management teams.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2013 at 11:38AM in News
Nintendo rules out Wii U price cut despite "not delivering value proposition" to consumers

Nintendo rules out Wii U price cut despite "not delivering value proposition" to consumers

The price of the Wii U will not be cut by Nintendo in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2013 at 9:53AM in News
Nintendo cuts Wii U sales forecasts despite profits increase

Nintendo cuts Wii U sales forecasts despite profits increase

Nintendo now expects to sell 4m Wii U units by the end of the current financial year. That’s down from its previous 5.5m unit sales forecast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2013 at 9:13AM in News

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Wii U Virtual Console not compatible with older saves

Wii U Virtual Console not compatible with older saves

Save game data for games downloaded from the Wii’s Virtual Console will not be compatible with the upcoming Wii U versions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
Crystal Dynamics explains Tomb Raider Wii U no-show

Crystal Dynamics explains Tomb Raider Wii U no-show

There is no Wii U version of Tomb Raider because developer Crystal Dynamics didn’t feel able to service the console’s full potential.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2013 at 9:24AM in News
Wii U backs two key MCV Awards for retail

Wii U backs two key MCV Awards for retail

The first Retail Concept prize at the MCV Awards will be sponsored by Nintendo Wii U.

on Jan 24th 2013 at 9:30AM in News
Retro game catalogue Virtual Console coming to Wii U

Retro game catalogue Virtual Console coming to Wii U

Nintendo plans to introduce a massive catalogue of retro game downloads to the Wii U, starting with a special offer on cheap classic titles.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 4:21PM in News

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30p game offer leads Nintendo's retro download service campaign

30p game offer leads Nintendo's retro download service campaign

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the NES console, Nintendo will sell a bunch of games for 30p each starting this month.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 4:10PM in News
Smartphone link and user-generated content functions coming to Wii U Miiverse

Smartphone link and user-generated content functions coming to Wii U Miiverse

Nintendo plans to launch two big system updates for the Wii U and add a range of new features to Miiverse.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 3:53PM in News
Nintendo adding Twitter-style verified accounts to Wii U online service Miiverse

Nintendo adding Twitter-style verified accounts to Wii U online service Miiverse

Nintendo today announced it will add verified accounts to its online Miiverse service to help single out brands, Nintendo VIPs and celebrities.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 3:36PM in News
Nintendo apologises for lack of Wii U releases as it reveals two March release dates

Nintendo apologises for lack of Wii U releases as it reveals two March release dates

The January and February release slate for Nintendo's Wii U is pretty bare - but that changes in March.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 3:06PM in News

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Two Zelda games, 3D Mario and Mario Kart all due for Wii U

Two Zelda games, 3D Mario and Mario Kart all due for Wii U

Well, of course they were coming out - but Nintendo has name-checked the lot, and a few will be playable at E3.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 2:58PM in News
Resident Evil: Revelations revealed for PC and consoles

Resident Evil: Revelations revealed for PC and consoles

Capcom has confirmed reports that 3DS hit Resident Evil: Revelations will be making its way onto several major platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 7:22AM in News
Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Monster Hunter 3 dated for Wii U

Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Monster Hunter 3 dated for Wii U

Two key titles have been given UK release dates for Nintendo’s Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2013 at 3:12PM in News
One moaning git leads to Wii U TV ad ban

One moaning git leads to Wii U TV ad ban

A single, solitary and most likely lonely person has led to the banning of a Nintendo Wii U TV ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2013 at 9:55AM in News
Nintendo Japan shake-up merges handheld and console hardware teams

Nintendo Japan shake-up merges handheld and console hardware teams

3DS and Wii creator Nintendo will merge its handheld and console teams in Japan as part of what Japanese paper Nikkei calls major organisational changes. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 16th 2013 at 7:31AM in News
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 goes digital-only on Wii U in Europe

Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 goes digital-only on Wii U in Europe

Tecmo Koei has announced a change of plan for the release of Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2013 at 1:45PM in News
OPINION: Rumours of the games console's death greatly exaggerated - no thanks to Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony

OPINION: Rumours of the games console's death greatly exaggerated - no thanks to Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony

Speculation lately about the decline and ultimate death of the games console is rife these days.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 11th 2013 at 1:15PM in News
Wii U sells less, generates more dollars than original Wii launch

Wii U sells less, generates more dollars than original Wii launch

Nintendo's newest console is tracking behind its predecessor in terms of US launch sales, but is bringing in more dollars.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 11th 2013 at 10:19AM in News
Nintendo reveals Wii U H1 2013 release schedule

Nintendo reveals Wii U H1 2013 release schedule

Just 13 games boxed Wii U games are currently scheduled for release in the first half of 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2013 at 11:20AM in News