Entries in 'Wii U' (310)

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

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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

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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
VIDEO: Miyamoto shows off his new Wii U games

VIDEO: Miyamoto shows off his new Wii U games

Nintendo has revealed some more projects being worked on by development legend Shigeru Miyamoto.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 12th 2014 at 3:42PM in News
Wii U sales quadruple in US after Mario Kart 8 launch

Wii U sales quadruple in US after Mario Kart 8 launch

Mario Kart has repeated what it accomplished in both the UK and Japan by giving Wii U hardware sales a boost in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 8:30AM in News
Reggie Fils-Aime says third parties are 'very key part of our product pipeline'

Reggie Fils-Aime says third parties are 'very key part of our product pipeline'

Nintendo’s first party Wii U showing is improving all the time, but third parties continue to distance themselves from the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2014 at 3:42PM in News
3DS console sales up in Japan thanks to new releases

3DS console sales up in Japan thanks to new releases

Sales of the 3DS XL and 3DS rose this week thanks to a number of new releases, according to Japanese market data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 11th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Wii U GameCube controller adapter to launch alongside Super Smash Bros

Wii U GameCube controller adapter to launch alongside Super Smash Bros

Nintendo has revealed more details about its Wii U GameCube controller adapter.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 11th 2014 at 1:36PM in News
Devil's Third now a Wii U exclusive

Devil's Third now a Wii U exclusive

Hack and slash title Devil’s Third is going to be exclusive to Nintendo’s Wii U.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 11th 2014 at 1:09PM in News
No Bayonetta 1 for digital purchases of Bayonetta 2 on Wii U

No Bayonetta 1 for digital purchases of Bayonetta 2 on Wii U

Wii U owners who choose to buy Bayonetta 2 digitally will not receive the complimentary copy of the first game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
VIDEO: See Zelda Wii U in action

VIDEO: See Zelda Wii U in action

It may still not have a name, but there’s no holding back Zelda Wii U in the visuals department.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2014 at 6:14PM in News