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360 overtakes Wii in UK software sales

360 overtakes Wii in UK software sales

Sales of Xbox 360 overtook those of Wii in the UK last year, making Microsoft’s console the top grossing format in software terms in the UK in 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2010 at 5:11PM in News
Now Capcom questions Wii viability

Now Capcom questions Wii viability

Japanese publisher Capcom believes that future growth in the current generation of consoles will be focused on the Xbox 360 and PS3, stating that it intends to pump fewer resources ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2010 at 1:04PM in News
Capcom: Resi Darkside Chronicles “a disappointment”

Capcom: Resi Darkside Chronicles “a disappointment”

Capcom France’s Antoine Seux has declared Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles to be “a disappointment” after it failed to meet sales expectations.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 6th 2010 at 10:09AM in News
New Zelda due this year

New Zelda due this year

Obviously cheery after the Wii’s impressive December performance across the globe, Satoru Iwata has kicked off the New Year by stating that the new Zelda game on Wii will be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2010 at 9:25AM in News

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EA to grab NBA Jam licence?

EA to grab NBA Jam licence?

American sports broadcaster ESPN is reporting that EA is preparing to announce its capture of cherished retro games franchise NBA Jam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2010 at 5:41PM in News
DS and Wii shatter Euro records

DS and Wii shatter Euro records

Nintendo has ushered in the new decade by clinching two hardware sales records – the best ever selling machine in Europe and the fastest console to 20m sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2010 at 2:30PM in News
Nintendo to distribute Monster Hunter Tri in Europe

Nintendo to distribute Monster Hunter Tri in Europe

Monster Hunter Tri for Wii will be distributed in Europe and Australia by Nintendo.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 5th 2010 at 1:01PM in News
JAPAN: Wii pips PS3 in annual sales race

JAPAN: Wii pips PS3 in annual sales race

Having been neck and neck through much of the year in the Japanese video games market, hardware sales figures from Enterbrain suggest that Nintendo’s Wii managed to lurch ahead in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2010 at 12:20PM in News

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JAPAN: Wii takes festive lead

JAPAN: Wii takes festive lead

The Wii returned to the top of the Japanese hardware sales chart in the final week of 2009, selling more than 215,000 units.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 5th 2010 at 10:58AM in News
MW2 triumphs in UK Amazon charts

MW2 triumphs in UK Amazon charts

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has topped the 2009 list of best-selling items in Amazon’s video game category.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 4th 2010 at 6:04PM in News
Broadmoor issues Wiis to inmates

Broadmoor issues Wiis to inmates

High-security hospital Broadmoor – which is home to some of the UK’s most notorious killers – has issued 22 Nintendo Wiis to inmates in an effort to help keep them ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2010 at 3:59PM in News
Sega done with mature Wii titles

Sega done with mature Wii titles

Sega will reduce the number of mature Wii games it publishes and develops, a company executive has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2010 at 10:45AM in News

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US: Wii dominates Amazon’s bestseller list

US: Wii dominates Amazon’s bestseller list

The Wii dominated the top-selling list of Amazon’s video game category, accounting for nine of the Top 10 items.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 4th 2010 at 10:30AM in News
Wii-wheel bundle set for Sega All-Stars Racing

Wii-wheel bundle set for Sega All-Stars Racing

Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing on Wii comes with an exclusive steering wheel peripheral.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 4th 2010 at 9:38AM in News
We Sing on celebrity Christmas gift lists

We Sing on celebrity Christmas gift lists

Several A-list celebrities will be getting an extra Christmas present this year, courtesy of Nordic Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2009 at 11:30AM in News
Sony: Natal can’t match PS3 wand

Sony: Natal can’t match PS3 wand

Ahead of the year that will see all three platform holders take to the motion-control battleground, Sony America’s head of PlayStation marketing John Koller has boldly predicted that neither Nintendo’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2009 at 11:35AM in News

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JAPAN: PS3 passes 4m sales

JAPAN: PS3 passes 4m sales

Numbers from Enterbrain, the publisher of weekly games magazine Famitsu, show that Sony’s PS3 has now sold over 4m units in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2009 at 10:10AM in News
US: Valentine WiiMotes revealed

US: Valentine WiiMotes revealed

Nintendo has announced that it will launch blue and pink, or his ‘n’ hers, coloured Wii motes in North America on February 14th – which for those of you who ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2009 at 4:58PM in News
EA urges Wii price drop

EA urges Wii price drop

He’s at it again – seemingly miffed by being out of the headlines for the best part of 12 hours, EA boss John Riccitiello has openly encouraged Nintendo to slash ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2009 at 11:13AM in News
DS breaks UK games console sales record

DS breaks UK games console sales record

Nintendo DS has become the biggest-selling games hardware in UK chart history, surpassing 10 million units sold, MCV can reveal.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 10th 2009 at 8:00AM in News
Retailers praise U-Sing boom

Retailers praise U-Sing boom

U-Sing has become a big hit on the High Street, as supermarkets and specialist retailers give special support to Wii’s first karaoke game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2009 at 11:04AM in News
JAPAN: NSMB smashes Wii record

JAPAN: NSMB smashes Wii record

Just this morning MCV reported that New Super Mario Bros Wii had shifted an impressive 422k units in Nintendo’s homeland of Japan in its first 24 hours on the shelves ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2009 at 3:36PM in News
JAPAN: New Mario sells 422k

JAPAN: New Mario sells 422k

Nintendo may have weathered a mixed 2009 – particularly in Japan – but new sales numbers from Japan suggest that its iconic mascot Mario remains as popular today as he ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2009 at 11:04AM in News
Wii hits six million in the UK

Wii hits six million in the UK

Nintendo’s Wii has become the fastest-selling home console in the history of the UK, surpassing six million sales after just three years on the market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2009 at 9:37AM in News
Nintendo cuts Wii manufacturing

Nintendo cuts Wii manufacturing

Though it remains the daddy of the current console market, sales of Nintendo’s Wii are showing year-on-year declines across the board – and the company’s manufacturing partners are now feeling ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2009 at 3:12PM in News