Entries in 'Wii U' (249)

Nintendo 3DS December update adding Wii U Miiverse, YouTube

Nintendo 3DS December update adding Wii U Miiverse, YouTube

A major 3DS update with some significant feature additions is on the way, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2013 at 10:13PM in News
Yoshida says industry 'needs' Nintendo, should switch focus from core games market

Yoshida says industry 'needs' Nintendo, should switch focus from core games market

President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida has said that a healthy and successful Nintendo is vital to the overall video games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
Major TV campaign for Wii U Mario

Major TV campaign for Wii U Mario

Nintendo is backing its biggest Wii U game of the year with a major TV advertising campaign.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 7th 2013 at 5:18PM in News
Nintendo to add warnings to Wii Karaoke U due to foul-mouthed content

Nintendo to add warnings to Wii Karaoke U due to foul-mouthed content

A number of warnings are to be added to Wii Karaoke U after it was discovered that some of the songs it offers contain offensive language.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 3:08PM in News

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Codemasters to release F1 Race Stars: Powered Up Edition digitally on Wii U

Codemasters to release F1 Race Stars: Powered Up Edition digitally on Wii U

A digital-only F1 game is on the way to Wii U from Codemasters.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 3:10PM in News
Wii U sold just 460k units in the last six months

Wii U sold just 460k units in the last six months

Nintendo’s latest financial report has revealed more disappointing sales for Nintendo’s Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 9:39AM in News
Nintendo confirms cross-platform play for third-party titles

Nintendo confirms cross-platform play for third-party titles

Nintendo has confirmed Wii U and 3DS titles will be able to offer cross-play support with other consoles, handhelds and mobile devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 7:55AM in News
Poor Wii U sales behind reason not to bring Need for Speed Rivals to console

Poor Wii U sales behind reason not to bring Need for Speed Rivals to console

Need for Speed: Most Wanted did not put in the commercial performance on Wii U that EA was hoping for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2013 at 2:03PM in News

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Batman: Arkham Origins delayed on Wii U, 3DS and PC

Batman: Arkham Origins delayed on Wii U, 3DS and PC

Warner Bros has revealed that three versions of Batman: Arkham Origins will not be released on October 25th as planned in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 2:32PM in News
NPD September: Wii U sales up, 3DS tops hardware charts

NPD September: Wii U sales up, 3DS tops hardware charts

Nintendo has announced strong sales results in September for both Wii U and 3DS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 18th 2013 at 4:32AM in News
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag release date brought forward

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag release date brought forward

Ubisoft has unexpectedly moved the release date for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag forward on current-gen machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 9:34AM in News
Report: Nintendo permitting cross-platform multiplayer

Report: Nintendo permitting cross-platform multiplayer

Nintendo will allow Wii U and 3DS developers to implement cross-platform multiplayer with other consoles and devices, according to indie developer Ripstone.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2013 at 2:05AM in News

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Wii U UK sales spike 685% on Zelda launch

Wii U UK sales spike 685% on Zelda launch

Wii U UK sales rose by more than 685 per cent last week, Nintendo has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 11th 2013 at 12:46PM in News
Toki Tori 2 Wii U level editor scrapped after poor sales

Toki Tori 2 Wii U level editor scrapped after poor sales

Developer Two Tribes has abandoned its expansion plans for Toki Tori 2 on the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2013 at 9:47AM in News
No DLC for Assassin's Creed IV on Wii U

No DLC for Assassin's Creed IV on Wii U

Ubisoft has revealed a Season pass and range of DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – none of which will be made available on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2013 at 12:05PM in News
Watch Dogs will look better on Wii U than it does on PS3 or Xbox 360

Watch Dogs will look better on Wii U than it does on PS3 or Xbox 360

The creative director of Ubisoft’s upcoming Watch Dogs reckons the Wii U version will be graphically superior to its current-gen counterparts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2013 at 9:57AM in News

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Injustice: Gods Among Us heading to PS4... but not Xbox One

Injustice: Gods Among Us heading to PS4... but not Xbox One

Warner has announced Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition for a number of formats.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 2:48PM in News
'Price is not the problem' - The Wii U rescue plan

'Price is not the problem' - The Wii U rescue plan

The Wii U state of emergency was declared a long time ago.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 2:36PM in News
Mario and Luigi Wii Remote Plus peripherals arrive next month

Mario and Luigi Wii Remote Plus peripherals arrive next month

Mario and Luigi-branded Wii Remote Plus controllers will launch next month in North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 3:20AM in News
PC release date confirmed for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

PC release date confirmed for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Ubisoft has announced that the PC version of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag won’t release alongside the Xbox 360 and PS3 SKUs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 10:29AM in News
You can now play Wii games on the Wii U GamePad... with a catch

You can now play Wii games on the Wii U GamePad... with a catch

Nintendo has released a 700MB firmware patch for Wii U that introduces a particularly interesting bit of functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 10:09AM in News
Batman: Arkham Origins gets discount on Wii U

Batman: Arkham Origins gets discount on Wii U

Warner Bros has confirmed that the Wii U versions of Batman: Arkham Origins will retail for less than it does on other consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 10:27AM in News
Nintendo teams up with Tesco for Wii U fight back

Nintendo teams up with Tesco for Wii U fight back

Nintendo UK has set itself ambitious targets in its bid to rescue the ailing Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2013 at 11:54AM in News
Read our exclusive interview with Warner Bros' Olivier Wolff in the latest MCV

Read our exclusive interview with Warner Bros' Olivier Wolff in the latest MCV

Warner Bros' Olivier Wolff talks exclusively to MCV about Batman, profitibility and becoming a games industry super-power in the latest edition of MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 26th 2013 at 9:50AM in News