Entries in 'Wii U' (268)

Wii U purchase intent jumps 50% as PS4 falls post-E3

Wii U purchase intent jumps 50% as PS4 falls post-E3

The number of consumers who say they plan on buying a Wii U doubled after E3 in June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 2:04PM in News
Wii U version of Project Cars not due until 2015

Wii U version of Project Cars not due until 2015

Project Cars will not race onto Nintendo's machine until after it has arrived on consoles and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
PS4 slips behind PS3 in Japan

PS4 slips behind PS3 in Japan

The PlayStation 3 trumped the PS4 this week in Japan according weekly chart data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 10th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Modders demonstrate successful Wii U Mario Kart 8 hack

Modders demonstrate successful Wii U Mario Kart 8 hack

The security of Nintendo’s Wii U appears to have been compromised.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:01PM in News

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Miyamoto doesn't like describing Zelda Wii U as 'open world'

Miyamoto doesn't like describing Zelda Wii U as 'open world'

Will Zelda for Wii U be an open world game? Perhaps not in the traditional sense.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 3:10PM in News
Watch Dogs debuts at No.2 in Japan; Wii U maintains PS4 lead

Watch Dogs debuts at No.2 in Japan; Wii U maintains PS4 lead

Ubisoft has secured a very respectable No.2 in the Japanese charts with the PS4 version of Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Nintendo (sort of) ushers in first Wii U/3DS cross-buy title

Nintendo (sort of) ushers in first Wii U/3DS cross-buy title

Sony’s popular cross-buy initiative has enjoyed a tentative debut on Nintendo platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 2:38PM in News
Iwata re-elected as Nintendo president

Iwata re-elected as Nintendo president

Poorly Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has retained his role as president, IGN reports.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2014 at 11:49AM in News

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Mario Kart 8 shifts 2m copies

Mario Kart 8 shifts 2m copies

Nintendo has shifted 2m copies of Mario Kart 8, according to a shareholder that had attended the company's annual general meeting.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Wii U sales back to pre-Mario Kart 8 levels in Japan

Wii U sales back to pre-Mario Kart 8 levels in Japan

The Mario Kart 8 effect on Wii U sales appears to be over in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Platinum would love to make Bayonetta 3 with Nintendo

Platinum would love to make Bayonetta 3 with Nintendo

Bayonetta 2 developer Platinum Games has once again waxed lyrical about its partnership with Nintendo and said that it would love to extend it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 9:17AM in News
Amiibo pre-orders available at £12.85 each

Amiibo pre-orders available at £12.85 each

Retailer ShopTo has started taking pre-orders for Nintendo’s Amiibo figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 1:17PM in News

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Itagaki: Things are getting interesting for Nintendo

Itagaki: Things are getting interesting for Nintendo

The market has yet to decide the ultimate fate of Wii U, Japanese developer Tomonobu Itagaki has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 9:48AM in News
Reggie: Wii U isn't struggling, has long life ahead of it

Reggie: Wii U isn't struggling, has long life ahead of it

Nintendo has pledged to support Wii U for the long term and and disputed the belief that the console is struggling.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Reggie: Amiibo can have 'significant impact' on Wii U sales

Reggie: Amiibo can have 'significant impact' on Wii U sales

Upcoming toys-to-life range Amiibo can give Wii U hardware the sales boost it so definitely needs, Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-AIme has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2014 at 8:59AM in News
Guacamelee heading to PS4, Wii U, Xbox consoles next month

Guacamelee heading to PS4, Wii U, Xbox consoles next month

Indie developer Drinkbox Studios has announced a new version of its platformer Guacamelee is heading to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Wii U next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 20th 2014 at 6:20AM in News

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Dual-GamePad gameplay looking unlikely for Wii U

Dual-GamePad gameplay looking unlikely for Wii U

Nintendo has backtracked on previous plans to introduce dual-GamePad support for Wii U titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 2:54PM in News
Wii U sales fall in Japan as Vita sales creep back up

Wii U sales fall in Japan as Vita sales creep back up

The PlayStation Vita has crept ahead of Wii U in Japan as the momentum gained from the release of Mario Kart 8 has started to wear off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Wii U wasn't the only console to gain US sales last month as Vita sales rocket

Wii U wasn't the only console to gain US sales last month as Vita sales rocket

Both Nintendo’s Wii U and Sony’s PlayStation Vita boasted impressive sales gains in the US last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
Ubisoft: Wii U still has a chance if Nintendo cuts the price

Ubisoft: Wii U still has a chance if Nintendo cuts the price

Nintendo may have had a decent E3, but it’s hard to argue that the odds remain stacked against Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 9:44AM in News
Nintendo's Amiibo 'offers a completely different experience' to Skylanders and Disney Infinity

Nintendo's Amiibo 'offers a completely different experience' to Skylanders and Disney Infinity

American Nintendo boss Reggie Fils-AIme has insisted that upcoming toy line Amiibo will not compete with Skylanders and Disney Infinity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 1:22PM in News
FIFA 15 finally drops PS2 after 13 years (there's no Wii U version either)

FIFA 15 finally drops PS2 after 13 years (there's no Wii U version either)

For the first time since the year 2000 there will be no new FIFA game on PS2 this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 12:37PM in News
Reggie: Wii U beating Xbox One in three-horse next-gen console race

Reggie: Wii U beating Xbox One in three-horse next-gen console race

Wii U is currently battling it out for first place in the next-gen console war, according to Nintendo America boss Reggie Fils-Aime.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
PICTURES: Nintendo's Amiibo toy range

PICTURES: Nintendo's Amiibo toy range

Nintendo’s answer to Skylanders and Disney Infinity has been pictured in greater detail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2014 at 2:57PM in News
Reggie: No Twitch streaming for Wii U as streaming gameplay 'isn't fun'

Reggie: No Twitch streaming for Wii U as streaming gameplay 'isn't fun'

After a week of what has been the best PR it has received in years, Nintendo has closed E3 with a bit of a howler.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2014 at 10:04AM in News