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Wii Remote Plus confirmed

Wii Remote Plus confirmed

Nintendo has confirmed the existence of the Wii remote Plus – a new version of the standard Wii controller that integrates that Motion Plus enhancement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2010 at 3:16PM in News
UK Wii revenues decline 40%

UK Wii revenues decline 40%

Following dips in both sales and revenue at leading UK games retailer GAME, the chain has pegged Nintendo’s hardware duo of Wii and DS as one of the main ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2010 at 9:18AM in News
Move can capture Wii audience, EA says

Move can capture Wii audience, EA says

Having worked wonders in bringing video games to a whole new audience with the Wii, EA hopes that Sony can carry on where Nintendo left off and take the Wii ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2010 at 8:30AM in News
Wii ‘can still hold its own’

Wii ‘can still hold its own’

Unless Microsoft and Sony move to lower the RRPs of Xbox 360 and PS3 the Wii should still be able to maintain its position in the video games market well ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2010 at 4:51PM in News

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JAPAN: PS3 overtakes Wii in 2010

JAPAN: PS3 overtakes Wii in 2010

Sony’s PlayStation 3 has now overtaken Wii to become the best selling home console of 2010 in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2010 at 7:22PM in News
THQ still sees opportunities on Wii

THQ still sees opportunities on Wii

Third publishers who continue to treat Wii with scepticism may be letting opportunities slip them by, THQ CEO Brian Farrell told MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2010 at 4:21PM in News
Epic Mickey arriving November 26th

Epic Mickey arriving November 26th

Epic Mickey will be released in the UK on November 26th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 16th 2010 at 11:42AM in News
Activision gives away DJ Hero

Activision gives away DJ Hero

Buyers of the DJ Hero 2 game and deck bundles will get a copy of the original DJ Hero included in the box.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 15th 2010 at 7:25PM in News

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Doctor Who 'perfect for Wii and DS’

Doctor Who 'perfect for Wii and DS’

Developer Asylum says only Nintendo’s platforms can help its Doctor Who games reach a family audience.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2010 at 3:25PM in News
Sonic creator heads to LGF

Sonic creator heads to LGF

The co-creator of Sega’s popular Sonic the Hedgehog franchise will make an appearance at this year’s London Games Festival.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 15th 2010 at 10:57AM in News
Michael Jackson game due November

Michael Jackson game due November

Michael Jackson: The Experience will hit shelves on November 26th for Wii, DS and PSP, Ubisoft has announced.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 14th 2010 at 6:12PM in News
Wii SNES pad arrives to UK

Wii SNES pad arrives to UK

Keen Nintendo enthusiasts will be pleased with the latest addition to the UK arm of the Club Nintendo store – a Wii compatible version of the SNES joypad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2010 at 2:47PM in News

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OPINION: The format wars return

OPINION: The format wars return

The trade will be treated to a good old fashioned format war next week when Sony steps into the motion controller ring – toe-to-toe with Nintendo, and two months before ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2010 at 12:00PM in News
Nintendo upgrades Wii, DSi piracy protection

Nintendo upgrades Wii, DSi piracy protection

Nintendo has improved its protection against piracy on Wii and DS with new firmware updates.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 9th 2010 at 10:55AM in News
2K serves up Top Spin 4

2K serves up Top Spin 4

With Andy Murray imploding on the courts of Flushing Meadows earlier this week, it has been left to publisher 2K Sports to bring a bit of cheer back to British ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2010 at 2:51PM in News
X Factor game gets release date

X Factor game gets release date

Koch Media’s Deep Silver label has confirmed that The X Factor, a karaoke title based on the successful ITV franchise, will be released on Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2010 at 5:24PM in News

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Doctor Who accessories materialise

Doctor Who accessories materialise

Doctor Who-branded Wii and DS accessories will land on shelves this October.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 6th 2010 at 11:00AM in News
GAME cuts Wii to £129.98

GAME cuts Wii to £129.98

UK retailer GAME is offering both the black and white versions of the latest Nintendo Wii bundle for just £129.98 this bank holiday weekend – that’s £50 less than the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2010 at 2:27PM in News
Move/Kinect ‘won’t extend console cycle’

Move/Kinect ‘won’t extend console cycle’

The arrival of Kinect and Move this year does not mark the end of the traditional console hardware cycle, according to Ubisoft’s European MD Alain Corre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2010 at 5:31PM in News
Doctor Who revealed for Wii/DS

Doctor Who revealed for Wii/DS

As exclusively revealed by MCV in March, Koch is the distributor behind the arrival of Doctor Who on both Wii and DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2010 at 3:42PM in News
Online games dominate UK media usage

Online games dominate UK media usage

39 per cent of UK internet users now play online games, making it the most popular form of media consumption in the country, according to a new Ofcom report entitled ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2010 at 5:09PM in News
Dinosaurs Strike announced for Wii

Dinosaurs Strike announced for Wii

Combat of Giants will make its Wii debut this November with Dinosaurs Strike, Ubisoft announced at Gamescom today.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2010 at 4:10PM in News
NPD: July down one per cent

NPD: July down one per cent

The US video games market suffered a slight one per cent year-on-year decrease in July, with a total value reaching $846.5m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2010 at 10:56AM in News
Activision offers gold Wii controller

Activision offers gold Wii controller

Buyers of Activision’s Wii remake of Goldeneye 007 will have the chance to grab a golden joystick of their own when it hits shelves later this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 11th 2010 at 3:48PM in News
US: Wii sales pass 30m

US: Wii sales pass 30m

Nintendo has revealed that total unit sales of the Wii console have now passed 30m in the US in the 45 months that the machine has been on the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2010 at 10:32AM in News