Entries in 'Wii U' (167)

Kimishima predicted Wii U failure, will not change Iwata plans

Kimishima predicted Wii U failure, will not change Iwata plans

The new president of Nintendo expected the Wii U to fail – that’s one of many claims to be made in the Japanese press in the aftermath of the appointment ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2015 at 3:18PM in News
GAME customers charged £235 for Super Mario Maker in payment gaffe

GAME customers charged £235 for Super Mario Maker in payment gaffe

GAME has apologised after some customers were overcharged by up to five times for Wii U title Super Mario Maker.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Nintendo launches digital store on Amazon for Wii U, 3DS games

Nintendo launches digital store on Amazon for Wii U, 3DS games

Amazon users in the US now have the option to purchase Wii U and 3DS digital downloads, thanks to Nintendo's new space on the online retailer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 2nd 2015 at 6:24AM in News
Walmart's Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle available for pre-order

Walmart's Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle available for pre-order

Walmart’s exclusive Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle is now available for pre-order.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2015 at 4:19AM in News

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Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode is coming to Wii U

Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode is coming to Wii U

Minecraft is finally coming to a Nintendo console. Sort of.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2015 at 10:07AM in News
Walmart-exclusive Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle arrives next month

Walmart-exclusive Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle arrives next month

Nintendo has announced a Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle will be made available exclusively at Walmart to coincide with the game's launch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 25th 2015 at 5:56AM in News
Bandai Namco is releasing a lumberjack simulator on PS4 and Xbox One

Bandai Namco is releasing a lumberjack simulator on PS4 and Xbox One

There’s a game called Professional Lumberjack 2016. And it’s going to be released on next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2015 at 3:38PM in News
Pokémon fighting game Pokkén Tournament is coming to Wii U next Spring

Pokémon fighting game Pokkén Tournament is coming to Wii U next Spring

It’s happening: Pokkén Tournament is headed to home consoles around the world in early 2016.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 21st 2015 at 3:27PM in News

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Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Zoological lifestyle simulator Animal Crossing has held strong at the top of the Japanese charts in a week dominated by Nintendo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 19th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Amiiqo allows for Amiibo data piracy (for want of a better description)

Amiiqo allows for Amiibo data piracy (for want of a better description)

A new device shipping later this week will allow Amiibo owners to upload character data from other users onto their figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 10:43AM in News
There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

Here’s an interesting observation – Xbox One owners can as of this week play more N64 games on their system than Wii U owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 3:03PM in News
Terraria heading to 3DS, Wii U in early 2016

Terraria heading to 3DS, Wii U in early 2016

505 Games and Re-Logic have confirmed 3DS and Wii U versions of Terraria are in the works for release in early 2016.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 4th 2015 at 8:55PM in News

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Nintendo enjoys best Q1 since 2012 as Wii U finally hits 10m units

Nintendo enjoys best Q1 since 2012 as Wii U finally hits 10m units

Profit is back on the cards at Nintendo after the company reported an upturn in fortunes for the quarter ending June 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2015 at 9:51AM in News
Itagaki: Devil's Third 'is going to be a breakthrough for the industry'

Itagaki: Devil's Third 'is going to be a breakthrough for the industry'

Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki has claimed that Devil’s Third is so good it will mark a watershed moment in the action game genre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2015 at 12:42PM in News
Super Mario Maker bundle and Amiibos dated in the UK

Super Mario Maker bundle and Amiibos dated in the UK

Nintendo has revealed a Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle heading to UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 1:05PM in News
Project CARS Wii U cancelled

Project CARS Wii U cancelled

The troubled Wii U edition of Slightly Mad Studios’ Project CARS has been axed.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 21st 2015 at 2:28PM in News

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Devil's Third is getting a free-to-play PC release

Devil's Third is getting a free-to-play PC release

We’re already getting accustomed to Nintendo publishing on smartphones – now a Nintendo title is coming to PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2015 at 9:42AM in News
Itagaki blames Devil's Third previews on lack of player skill

Itagaki blames Devil's Third previews on lack of player skill

Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki has said Devil’s Third’s scathing previews are due to previewers not being sufficiently skilled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
Itagaki warns against playing Devil's Third with Wii U GamePad

Itagaki warns against playing Devil's Third with Wii U GamePad

The creator of upcoming Wii U title Devil’s Third has said that the game should not be played using the console’s standard controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 12:21PM in News
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth hits Xbox One, Wii U and New 3DS this month

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth hits Xbox One, Wii U and New 3DS this month

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth will arrive on Xbox One, Wii U and New 3DS later this month, developer Edmund McMillen has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2015 at 3:02AM in News
ZombiU heading to PS4 and Xbox One as Zombi - report

ZombiU heading to PS4 and Xbox One as Zombi - report

Wii U launch title ZombiU looks to be in the works for a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One release, according to multiple ratings board listings.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2015 at 6:11AM in News
Nintendo executive set to compete in Super Smash Bros tournament at Evo 2015

Nintendo executive set to compete in Super Smash Bros tournament at Evo 2015

It seems that Nintendo’s hesitance over promoting Super Smash Bros as a competitive fighting series is coming to an end.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 8th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Shovel Knight receiving physical release in October

Shovel Knight receiving physical release in October

Shovel Knight is heading to retail in North America and Europe this October, developer Yacht Club Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 1st 2015 at 6:06AM in News
Miyamoto: 'Star Fox Zero is not so far from a VR experience'

Miyamoto: 'Star Fox Zero is not so far from a VR experience'

Despite previously dimissing the potential for virtual reality, Nintendo exec Shigeru Miyamoto has hinted that one of the firm's upcoming titles would work well with the technology.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Wii U and 3DS software support will continue, Nintendo vows

Wii U and 3DS software support will continue, Nintendo vows

Fans left disappointed by Nintendo’s anaemic E3 showing should not worry about ongoing software support for their current systems, the platform holder says.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2015 at 11:47AM in News