Entries in 'Wii U' (249)

Another opinion piece telling Nintendo what it should do

Another opinion piece telling Nintendo what it should do

A slew of analytical features and opinion pieces sprung up in the wake of Nintendo’s worrying profit warning last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
Wii U version of Watch Dogs has been cancelled - report

Wii U version of Watch Dogs has been cancelled - report

A European retailer is cancelling pre-orders for the Wii U version of Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2014 at 8:34AM in News
Time is running out for Nintendo Wii U

Time is running out for Nintendo Wii U

The UK games industry still has faith in Nintendo, but told MCV that drastic action is needed to save Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 1:11PM in News
'Nintendo was dead to EA very quickly' after Wii U launch, source claims

'Nintendo was dead to EA very quickly' after Wii U launch, source claims

An anonymous source has supposedly told one website that EA’s relationship with Nintendo was crippled shortly after the launch of Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 11:15AM in News

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Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

A second retailer has significantly cut its Wii U asking price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 11:30AM in News
Argos drops Wii U Premium to £180

Argos drops Wii U Premium to £180

Another console has seen its RRP significantly cut on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Iwata's Wii U and 3DS statement in full

Iwata's Wii U and 3DS statement in full

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has released a lengthy statement clarifying the events that led up today’s damaging sales forecast reductions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

The reality of the challenge confronting Wii U has finally struck Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 8:55AM in News

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Nintendo apologises for ongoing TVii no-show on Wii U

Nintendo apologises for ongoing TVii no-show on Wii U

As is now obviously apparent, Nintendo’s TVii service for Wii U owners did not hit its 2013 launch date for Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
Alien: Isolation joins the Wii U no-show list

Alien: Isolation joins the Wii U no-show list

Creative Assembly’s upcoming survival horror outing Alien: Isolation looks unlikely to be making the jump to Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 2:32PM in News
PES 2015 confirmed for PS4... but not Xbox One

PES 2015 confirmed for PS4... but not Xbox One

Konami has confirmed that PES 2015 will be released on PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 9:32AM in News
Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

It was certainly a Merry Christmas for Nintendo in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 1:33PM in News

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Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

Microsoft could reduce Xbox One price "faster than forecasted"

The Xbox One could see a reduction in RRP earlier than previously anticipated, according to one US analyst.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 2:52PM in News
Nintendo apologises for festive eShop outage

Nintendo apologises for festive eShop outage

New Wii U and 3DS owners were unable to purchase digital content for their new machines for much of the Christmas break.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 10:13AM in News
REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Wii U's tough year

REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Wii U's tough year

2013 has been a mixed year for Nintendo. On the one hand, 3DS has sold well and the platform holder has published some of the finest games in its history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 27th 2013 at 9:00AM in News
Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

Puzzle & Dragons enjoys strong console debut in Japan

GungHo’s console debut for its popular smartphone IP Puzzle & Dragons has enjoyed a tremendous first week in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 9:42AM in News

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VIDEO: Wii Sports Club adds golf minigame

VIDEO: Wii Sports Club adds golf minigame

Nintendo's Wii Sports Club will add golf to its roster at some point today, the firm has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2013 at 7:26PM in News
Incoming Nintendo Direct focused on spring 2014 lineup

Incoming Nintendo Direct focused on spring 2014 lineup

Nintendo has announced it will put on a new Nintendo Direct online presentation this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 6:42PM in News
Pachter: "I don't know why Iwata is still employed"

Pachter: "I don't know why Iwata is still employed"

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has stepped up his media onslaught on Nintendo by saying that president Satoru Iwata should be sacked.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 11:32AM in News
Play.com predicts Wii U dominance this Christmas

Play.com predicts Wii U dominance this Christmas

Play.com owner Rakuten has claimed that Nintendo’s Wii U has seen a 75 per cent sales spike in October.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 9:53AM in News
"Nintendo steadfastly refuses to consider that Wii U is not interesting to consumers"

"Nintendo steadfastly refuses to consider that Wii U is not interesting to consumers"

Wii U will fail to sell the 9m units Nintendo has predicted for the current financial year, analysts have said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 9:50AM in News
3DS, Wii U and Vita games better than
anything on PS4 or Xbox One, say critics

3DS, Wii U and Vita games better than anything on PS4 or Xbox One, say critics

The PS4 and Xbox One launch line-up has been overshadowed by games for Wii U, Vita and 3DS.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 29th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Xbox One sells 150k units in 48 hours in UK

Microsoft’s Xbox One sold around 150k units in its first 48 hours in the UK, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 11:16AM in News
DFC predicts GameCube-like sales for Wii U

DFC predicts GameCube-like sales for Wii U

Another analyst has issued a damning verdict on the future fortunes of Nintendo’s Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 3:58PM in News
Report: Next-gen Tomb Raider reboot reveal planned for next month

Report: Next-gen Tomb Raider reboot reveal planned for next month

Crystal Dynamics' well received Tomb Raider reboot hasn't officially been announced for next-gen consoles, but from the sound of things that fact may change in a matter of weeks.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 21st 2013 at 6:25AM in News