Entries in 'Wii U' (301)

Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Nintendo posts third year of losses as Wii U misses targets, expects machine to increase sales in year ahead

Wii U fell just short of Nintendo’s already reduced sales forecasts in Nintendo’s last financial year, leading to a third straight annual loss for the firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 9:31AM in News
Ubisoft 'fully focused' on Watch Dogs Wii U port

Ubisoft 'fully focused' on Watch Dogs Wii U port

With Watch Dogs ready to launch on all other platforms, Ubisoft Romania says it’s now shifting its focus on the Wii U edition of the game.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 2nd 2014 at 10:22AM in News
New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

New Nintendo hardware for E3, reports claim

(UPDATE: Nintendo has denied the reports to both CVG and Videogamer, with a rep telling the latter: "I can confirm Nintendo is not revealing any hardware at this year's ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2014 at 9:16AM in News

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Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

A Premium Wii U with two games for £200 is exactly what Nintendo should be talking about.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:37AM in News
Stealth Inc 2 dev: Iwata sets indie development milestones personally

Stealth Inc 2 dev: Iwata sets indie development milestones personally

(UPDATE: Curve has contacted MCV to say that while the quotes below are accurate they reference the Nintendo published Fluidity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 10:21AM in News
Wii U gets a new third party exclusive title

Wii U gets a new third party exclusive title

Well, this isn’t something that happens every day – Nintendo has signed an exclusive third party title for Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Free Wii U game offered with Mario Kart 8

Free Wii U game offered with Mario Kart 8

Nintendo is offering a free game from a selection of ten to anyone who buys and registers a copy of Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 1:09PM in News

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Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo’s marketing campaign for Mario Kart 8 will run until the end of the year, the firm says.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 25th 2014 at 1:34PM in News
Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Two additional Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles have been announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 2:17PM in News
Nintendo confirms Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle

Nintendo confirms Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle

The rumoured (and inevitable) Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle has been confirmed by Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 12:08PM in News
Lack of power behind 3DS no-show for NES Remix

Lack of power behind 3DS no-show for NES Remix

Raw processing power has been named as the reason why Nintendo decided against releasing NES Remix or NES Remix 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:21PM in News

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Vita back on top as Titanfall makes Famitsu's Japanese Top Ten

Vita back on top as Titanfall makes Famitsu's Japanese Top Ten

Sony’s PlayStation Vita was the best selling console in Japan last week according to the latest sales data from Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus arrives this month

Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus arrives this month

Nintendo has announced plans to release a new Princess Peach-themed Wii Remote later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 12:16AM in News
Super Smash Bros 3DS to arrive ahead of Wii U

Super Smash Bros 3DS to arrive ahead of Wii U

Super Smash Bros will launch this summer on 3DS and this winter on Wii U, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2014 at 5:42AM in News
Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

Super Smash Bros the lone focus of this week's Nintendo Direct

This week's Nintendo Direct event will focus entirely on detailing the upcoming Super Smash Bros title for Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 6th 2014 at 10:46PM in News

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Our 'interview' with Amazon and the true potential of Fire TV

Our 'interview' with Amazon and the true potential of Fire TV

In the wake of last night’s reveal of Amazon’s Fire TV, MCV got in touch with the retailer for an interview.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 11:12AM in News
EA apologies for 'unacceptable' and 'stupid' Frostbite Wii U jibes

EA apologies for 'unacceptable' and 'stupid' Frostbite Wii U jibes

Peter Moore has publicly apologised for April Fools tweets sent out by the official DICE Frostbite account that mocked the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 9:32AM in News
DICE Frostbite April Fool taunts Wii U

DICE Frostbite April Fool taunts Wii U

Developer DICE has in an almost cruel April Fool taunted Wii U owners with a mock announcement of support for the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 4:17PM in News
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate delayed on Wii U

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate delayed on Wii U

The Bat’s uneasy relationship with Nintendo’s home console continues.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 2:59PM in News
Animal Crossing could hit non-Nintendo platforms and future home console

Animal Crossing could hit non-Nintendo platforms and future home console

Animal Crossing could not only be making a console return, but also be branching out onto non-Nintendo hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 4:16PM in News
Game Boy Advance titles arriving on Wii U next week

Game Boy Advance titles arriving on Wii U next week

Nintendo has confirmed that it will begin offering Game Boy Advance titles on the Wii U eShop next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 1:47PM in News
Over 50 Unity games are on the way to Wii U, Nintendo claims

Over 50 Unity games are on the way to Wii U, Nintendo claims

Nintendo has attempted to assert that while mainstream publishers may be shunning Wii U, the indie community is not.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Never underestimate Nintendo, Molyneux warns

Never underestimate Nintendo, Molyneux warns

Peter Molyneux says Nintendo is one hardware release away from leading the way in games again.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 21st 2014 at 9:32AM in News
PS4 outsold Xbox One in US in February as Wii U hardware sales climb

PS4 outsold Xbox One in US in February as Wii U hardware sales climb

Sony continues to dominate the next-gen hardware market in America, NPD numbers show.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 12:05PM in News