Entries in 'Wii U' (300)

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This week, the IGEA calls the sales reporting systems in Australia 'outdated', while banned games look for new avenues into the country.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

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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

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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

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Nintendo considered showing E3 Wii U Zelda in E3 Direct

Nintendo considered showing E3 Wii U Zelda in E3 Direct

The in-development Zelda title for Wii U was considered for inclusion in Nintendo’s E3 Direct presentation, it has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2013 at 1:14PM in News
Deus EX: Human Revolution Director's Cut ditches Wii U exclusivity

Deus EX: Human Revolution Director's Cut ditches Wii U exclusivity

Yet another game has decided to free itself of the sheckles of Wii U exclusivity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2013 at 10:15AM in News
NINTENDO: Monolith Soft continues Nintendo support with X

NINTENDO: Monolith Soft continues Nintendo support with X

Acclaimed Japanese developer Monolith Soft is working on new titles for Nintendo platforms, starting with a new RPG currently titled X.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 11th 2013 at 3:51PM in News
NINTENDO: Bayonetta 2 not out until 2014

NINTENDO: Bayonetta 2 not out until 2014

Wii U fans will have to wait until next year to get their hands on Platinum Games’ Bayonetta 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2013 at 3:34PM in News

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NINTENDO: Donkey Kong Country returns with Tropical Freeze

NINTENDO: Donkey Kong Country returns with Tropical Freeze

Following the success of Donkey Kong Country Returns, Nintendo is rolling out a new version for Wii U.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 11th 2013 at 3:30PM in News
NINTENDO: Mario Kart 8 announced for Wii U

NINTENDO: Mario Kart 8 announced for Wii U

The next entry in Mario Kart will be available for Wii U early next year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 11th 2013 at 3:13PM in News
NINTENDO: Super Mario 3D World revealed

NINTENDO: Super Mario 3D World revealed

A brand new entry in the Mario universe has been revealed – Super Mario 3D World for the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2013 at 3:09PM in News
Creutz: Wii U is struggling mightily, has abandoned the field to Microsoft and Sony

Creutz: Wii U is struggling mightily, has abandoned the field to Microsoft and Sony

Another US analyst has poured scorn on Nintendo’s Wii U and said that the opportunity for success will soon pass.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2013 at 4:05PM in News
Ubisoft dismisses Watch Dogs vs GTA V battle

Ubisoft dismisses Watch Dogs vs GTA V battle

Developer Ubisoft Montreal is confident Watch Dogs can stand-out from Grand Theft Auto V.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 6th 2013 at 3:34PM in News
Ubisoft: Don't write off Wii U yet

Ubisoft: Don't write off Wii U yet

Despite mixed support from third parties, Ubisoft still believes Wii U can find a place in the market.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 6th 2013 at 11:12AM in News
PlayStation, Nintendo and Xbox set for epic E3

PlayStation, Nintendo and Xbox set for epic E3

All three platform holders are ready for what they hope will be their biggest and most important E3s to-date.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 6th 2013 at 9:53AM in News
Conflicting reports about the fate of the Wii U 8GB Basic

Conflicting reports about the fate of the Wii U 8GB Basic

The future of the entry-level Wii U 8GB Basic SKU is shrouded in confusion this morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2013 at 9:16AM in News