Entries in 'Wii U' (465)

Nintendo cuts earnings guidance, lowers 3DS sales forecasts

Nintendo cuts earnings guidance, lowers 3DS sales forecasts

Revenues for fiscal 2016 are expected to be 12.3 per cent lower than originally predicted, Nintendo has told investors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2016 at 10:41AM in News
Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Nintendo has revealed that, following their respective release, Wii U shooter Splatoon has consistently outsold Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2016 at 1:55PM in News
Revenue and profit fall at Nintendo

Revenue and profit fall at Nintendo

Nintendo’s net profit for the nine months ending December 31st slumped 31.9 per cent year-on-year to ¥40.55bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 9:46AM in News
Minecraft: Story Mode is launching on Wii U this week

Minecraft: Story Mode is launching on Wii U this week

The Wii U edition of Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode is being released this coming Thursday.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 19th 2016 at 10:03AM in News

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Wolf Link Amiibo will unlock new dungeon in Twilight Princess HD

Wolf Link Amiibo will unlock new dungeon in Twilight Princess HD

The Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD will feature additional content not found in the original title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 11:21AM in News
Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

A major new update for Minecraft's console release has begun rolling out, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:13AM in News
Pokken Tournament dated; Hardware bundle gets special controller

Pokken Tournament dated; Hardware bundle gets special controller

Pokemon and Tekken crossover Pokken Tournament now has a release date in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2015 at 3:30PM in News
Super Mario Galaxy rated for Wii U Virtual Console

Super Mario Galaxy rated for Wii U Virtual Console

A new ESRB listing indicates a Virtual Console release of the original Super Mario Galaxy is on the way.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 16th 2015 at 2:16AM in News

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Record US sales for PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U in November - NPD

Record US sales for PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U in November - NPD

Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony all saw record revenue for their current-gen console hardware last month, NPD has reported.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 14th 2015 at 2:45AM in News
Minecraft finally coming to Wii U

Minecraft finally coming to Wii U

At long last, Mojang’s Minecraft is set to launch on Nintendo's Wii U.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 7th 2015 at 1:27PM in News
Shovel Knight Amiibo hitting Europe a month before US

Shovel Knight Amiibo hitting Europe a month before US

Developer Yacht Club Games has announced a December 11th release for the Shovel Knight figure in Europe. However, it won’t be hitting North America until January 8th. ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 3:53PM in News
NX is 'something unique and different' and 'not the next Wii or Wii U'

NX is 'something unique and different' and 'not the next Wii or Wii U'

Nintendo’s NX console will not follow the path laid out by either the Wii or the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 3:38PM in News

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III tops Black Friday in US - Infoscout

Call of Duty: Black Ops III tops Black Friday in US - Infoscout

Infoscout has released its list of most popular Black Friday games in terms of revenue, with Call of Duty: Black Ops III coming out on top.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2015 at 1:38AM in News
PS4, Xbox One and Wii U prices slashed to under £230 in Black Friday showdown

PS4, Xbox One and Wii U prices slashed to under £230 in Black Friday showdown

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo are going all-out in their approach to this year’s Black Friday.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 27th 2015 at 9:24AM in News
Nintendo now selling standalone Wii U Gamepads

Nintendo now selling standalone Wii U Gamepads

Wii U owners are finally able to buy the Wii U Gamepad separately from the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Pachter: Nintendo NX is 'doomed' without third-party backing

Pachter: Nintendo NX is 'doomed' without third-party backing

Games industry analyst Michael Pachter has said that third-party support is vital to the success of Nintendo’s next home console.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 17th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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Western Xenoblade Chronicles X does away with boob size adjustment slider

Western Xenoblade Chronicles X does away with boob size adjustment slider

Details of further edits to the European and American versions of Wii U RPG Xenoblade Chronicles X have provoked yet more bizarre censorship allegations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2015 at 2:04PM in News
New Zelda game still set for Wii U and 2016, Nintendo affirms

New Zelda game still set for Wii U and 2016, Nintendo affirms

If you thought the announcement of the NX would result in the new Zelda being pushed off of Wii U, there’s no need to worry.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 13th 2015 at 9:08AM in News
Zelda: Twilight Princess HD coming to Wii U in March

Zelda: Twilight Princess HD coming to Wii U in March

Twilight Princess is the next Zelda game to be remastered by Nintendo – and it will get a brand new Amiibo, too.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 13th 2015 at 8:39AM in News
VIDEO: Star Fox Zero launches in April

VIDEO: Star Fox Zero launches in April

Nintendo has revealed Star Fox Zero will launch on Wii U this April.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2015 at 8:22AM in News
Minecraft looks to be tunnelling its way to Wii U

Minecraft looks to be tunnelling its way to Wii U

It seems as if the long-awaited debut of Minecraft on Nintendo hardware is upon us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Sonic creator urges fans to play Wii version of Rodea the Sky Soldier

Sonic creator urges fans to play Wii version of Rodea the Sky Soldier

Rodea the Sky Soldier comes out on Wii U this Friday, but its maker has warned against playing it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2015 at 4:06PM in News
Nintendo covers up underage girls in Western version of Xenoblade Chronicles X

Nintendo covers up underage girls in Western version of Xenoblade Chronicles X

The Japanese version of Wii U title Xenoblade Chronicles X features a 13-year-old girl in some of skimpiest clothes you’ve ever seen. The Western release, fortunately, will not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 11:07AM in News
Mid-level checkpoint feature coming to Super Mario Maker this week

Mid-level checkpoint feature coming to Super Mario Maker this week

A new update is set to arrive for Super Mario Maker this week, bringing the ability to place mid-level checkpoints and a few other notable additions.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 1st 2015 at 10:49AM in News
Wii U sales slightly up as revenue increases

Wii U sales slightly up as revenue increases

Nintendo has said that it sold 1.19m Wii U consoles in the first half of its financial year ending September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2015 at 10:17AM in News