Entries in 'Wii U' (282)

On-demand service planned for Wii U and 3DS

On-demand service planned for Wii U and 3DS

A follow-up report to Nintendo’s press briefing this morning has detailed plans for an on-demand service for Wii U and 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
Nintendo plans to break away from gaming; Wii U price cut "not an option"; Smartphone service revealed

Nintendo plans to break away from gaming; Wii U price cut "not an option"; Smartphone service revealed

You’ve likely read dozens of different editorials this past month predicting what the future might bring for Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 9:05AM in News
Wii U Virtual Console adding Nintendo DS titles

Wii U Virtual Console adding Nintendo DS titles

Wii U's Virtual Console library is set to grow a bit more robust, with Nintendo announcing plans to bring Nintendo DS games onto the service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 30th 2014 at 7:30AM in News
Mario Kart 8 heading to Wii U in May

Mario Kart 8 heading to Wii U in May

Mario Kart 8 will arrive for Wii U this May, according to Nintendo.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 30th 2014 at 6:31AM in News

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze shuns Wii U GamePad display

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze shuns Wii U GamePad display

Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U title Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze could be a sign of things to come on the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 3:08PM in News
Sony to acquire Nintendo's DRAM manufacturer - report

Sony to acquire Nintendo's DRAM manufacturer - report

A Japanese news channel is claiming that Sony is lining up a ¥7bn acquisition of a Renesas Electronics semiconductor plant.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
Nintendo prepping mobile demos for first party games - report

Nintendo prepping mobile demos for first party games - report

Nintendo is reportedly readying a push onto mobile devices, but it doesn't appear to be the full experience many are looking for.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 28th 2014 at 7:54AM in News
Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Worried about Wii U? Excited by Alien: Isolation? Want to find out how much you're worth? Then the latest edition of MCV is for you.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:11AM in News

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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
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
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