Entries in 'Hardware' (86)

Pokemon New 2DS XL will launch on same day as Ultra Sun and Moon

Pokemon New 2DS XL will launch on same day as Ultra Sun and Moon

The Switch may have been the main star of last night's Nintendo Direct broadcast, but the 3DS wasn't to be overlooked, as Nintendo announced yet another special edition hardware bundle ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 14th 2017 at 11:12AM in News
Nintendo unveils Mario Switch bundle, plus Doom and Wolfenstein II

Nintendo unveils Mario Switch bundle, plus Doom and Wolfenstein II

Nintendo unveiled a swathe of new Switch and 3DS titles last night, including a brand new Super Mario Odyssey-themed Switch hardware bundle and the news that Bethesda's critically acclaimed Doom ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 14th 2017 at 9:53AM in News
Classic Mini NES

Classic Mini NES going back into production, Nintendo confirms

UPDATED: Nintendo of Europe has since confirmed on Twitter that the Classic Mini: NES will also be returning to Europe next summer in addition to the US.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 12th 2017 at 10:37AM in News
Nintendo insists Switch shortages are not strategic

Nintendo insists Switch shortages are not strategic

The accusation that Nintendo deliberately undersupplies its products is one the company has faced for years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2017 at 9:22AM in News

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Sony confirms 60.4m PS4 sales

Sony confirms 60.4m PS4 sales

Total global sales of the PS4 console have now reached “more than 60.4m units”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2017 at 10:31AM in News
Gold and Silver PS4s confirmed for the UK

Gold and Silver PS4s confirmed for the UK

Two new PS4 hardware colour options have been confirmed by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2017 at 11:17AM in News
Microsoft reveals Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers

Microsoft reveals Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers

Microsoft's push into the worlds of VR and AR is really gathering pace with the announcement of a new dedicated controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2017 at 10:17AM in News
PS4 has best ever year, continues to outpace the PS2

PS4 has best ever year, continues to outpace the PS2

Switch’s early success may continue to grab the headlines, but the enduring success of the PS4 continues to be the console sector’s crowning jewel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2017 at 9:57AM in News

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Nintendo announces the New 2DS XL

Nintendo announces the New 2DS XL

The 3DS is getting one last hurrah thanks to the surprise announcement of a new redesign for the handheld. Nintendo has announced the New 2DS XL, which returns to the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2017 at 9:34AM in News
SNES Mini is in the pipeline, report claims

SNES Mini is in the pipeline, report claims

The recently discontinued NES Mini will be followed by the release of a SNES Mini.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2017 at 9:23AM in News
Analyst predicts that a Switch Mini is on the cards

Analyst predicts that a Switch Mini is on the cards

The Nintendo Switch has only been out for a little over a month, but already one analyst has said that it believes a new iteration could be in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2017 at 10:27AM in News
1TB PS4 Slim finally arrives in the US

1TB PS4 Slim finally arrives in the US

US gamers are finally able to buy the PS4 Slim with 1TB of internal storage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2017 at 10:12AM in News

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Nintendo discontinues the NES Mini

Nintendo discontinues the NES Mini

In a surprise move, Nintendo has announced that it has ended production of the popular NES Classic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Switch games dated, new Joy Con and battery pack revealed

Switch games dated, new Joy Con and battery pack revealed

Last night’s Nintendo Direct announced a number of new Switch and 3DS release dates, and also revealed two new bits of Switch hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2017 at 11:59AM in News
Nvidia ups the game once again with new GTX Titan XP

Nvidia ups the game once again with new GTX Titan XP

Just over a month after lifting the lid on the GTX 1080 Ti PC graphics card, Nvidia has already toppled it from the top of the pack with an even ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2017 at 10:47AM in News
Scorpio could see Xbox push ahead of PlayStation in 2017

Scorpio could see Xbox push ahead of PlayStation in 2017

The launch of what will be the world’s most powerful ever console later this year could be enough to hand sector momentum back to Xbox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2017 at 9:34AM in News

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Switch sales hit 500k in Japan

Switch sales hit 500k in Japan

The latest figures from Media Create show that Nintendo’s new Switch console has hit an important milestone in the company’s homeland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:17AM in News
GameStop predicts Switch stock shortages throughout 2017

GameStop predicts Switch stock shortages throughout 2017

It might continue to be hard to find Switch consoles on the High Street for the rest of the year, retailer GameStop has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2017 at 10:58AM in News
Hardware teardown offers insight into Joy Con fix

Hardware teardown offers insight into Joy Con fix

A Switch Joy Con returned by Nintendo after a repair has hinted at how Nintendo intends to fix its left controller problem.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2017 at 9:50AM in News
Nintendo blames Joy Con issues on 'manufacturing variation'

Nintendo blames Joy Con issues on 'manufacturing variation'

Platform holder Nintendo has insisted that there are not inherent hardware problems with the Switch, but has admitted that it has changed how it manufactures the left Joy Con.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2017 at 9:29AM in News
GameStop: Switch could eclipse the Wii

GameStop: Switch could eclipse the Wii

The senior director of merchandising at retailer GameSpot has predicted an extremely bright future for Nintendo Switch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2017 at 10:57AM in News
The PS3 is nearing its end as Japanese production stops

The PS3 is nearing its end as Japanese production stops

Sony is on the verge of halting PS3 production in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2017 at 9:44AM in News
Nintendo has reportedly doubled Switch production plans

Nintendo has reportedly doubled Switch production plans

Production targets for the Switch have reportedly been doubled thanks to strong demand for the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2017 at 9:14AM in News
Spectrum ZX Vega+ delayed once more after alleged new technical setback

Spectrum ZX Vega+ delayed once more after alleged new technical setback

The saga of the Spectrum ZX Vega+ continues this week with news of a fresh delay to the hardware and another personal attack from the company behind it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2017 at 9:44AM in News
Nintendo: 'There are no widespread technical problems' with Switch

Nintendo: 'There are no widespread technical problems' with Switch

Joy Con syncing and screen scratching problems reported online are not symptomatic of problems with the Switch hardware, Nintendo has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2017 at 9:26AM in News