Entries in 'Nintendo' (322)

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sets US series record

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sets US series record

Nintendo has said that Switch title Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the fastest ever game in the series in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2017 at 9:57AM in News
Mario Dart 8 Deluxe claims Nintendo's first No.1 in six years

Mario Dart 8 Deluxe claims Nintendo's first No.1 in six years

Nintendo Switch title Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has raced to No.1 in the UK Top 40 on its first week of release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2017 at 9:28AM in News
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
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Nintendo Switch sales hit 2.74m worldwide

Nintendo sold over 2m Switch consoles worldwide in its first month on shelves, according to its latest fiscal year earnings report, hitting 2.74m units as of March 31st. That beats ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 10:02AM in News

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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
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
The Switch is Nintendo's fastest ever selling console in the US

The Switch is Nintendo's fastest ever selling console in the US

Nintendo has announced as part of the March NPD results that the Switch has become its fastest selling video game system ever in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 9:51AM in News

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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
Margin Makers: Guide to Mario Kart 8 merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Mario Kart 8 merchandise

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is launching on the Switch on April 28th, and while it’s essentially a revamped version of the 2014 Wii U title with all of its post-release ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 12th 2017 at 12:25PM in News
Nintendo will pay you to find Switch exploits

Nintendo will pay you to find Switch exploits

Hackers who can unearth Switch software vulnerabilities could land themselves a cash reward from Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 10:25AM in News
PETA again targets Nintendo, this time over 1-2 Switch milking game

PETA again targets Nintendo, this time over 1-2 Switch milking game

Animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has again targeted Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 11:19AM in News

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Monster Hunter XX tops Japanese charts again, Switch sales up 56 per cent

Monster Hunter XX tops Japanese charts again, Switch sales up 56 per cent

Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX has sold another 255,748 copies last week in Japan and topped Famitsu’s charts for the second consecutive week despite sales decreasing 74 per cent. Having shifted ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 30th 2017 at 2:27PM in News
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
UPDATE: No download required to play retail version of LEGO City Undercover

UPDATE: No download required to play retail version of LEGO City Undercover

UPDATE: Warner Bros has since contacted MCV with the following statement: "Players who purchase LEGO City Undercover on Nintendo Switch at retail do not need to download the game to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 9:36AM 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

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Super Mario Run did not hit Nintendo expectations

Super Mario Run did not hit Nintendo expectations

Nintendo has admitted that its first Mario smartphone game has fallen short of the mark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2017 at 10:20AM 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
Bloodstained cancelled on Wii U as Switch version is confirmed

Bloodstained cancelled on Wii U as Switch version is confirmed

Crowdfunding hit Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has scrapped its planned Wii U release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2017 at 9:57AM 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
Super Mario Run lands on Android this week

Super Mario Run lands on Android this week

Three months after its iOS debut, Nintendo’s Super Mario Run will make its debut on Android this Thursday (March 23rd).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2017 at 9:48AM 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
Switch prompts online traffic boost for US retailers

Switch prompts online traffic boost for US retailers

The launch of the Nintendo Switch earlier this month saw all major US retailers enjoy a boost to their online traffic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2017 at 10:49AM in News
Switch manufacturing costs could be to blame for software price disparity

Switch manufacturing costs could be to blame for software price disparity

The additional costs of manufacturing a Switch game cartridge over a PS4 or Xbox One disc could see multiplatform releases costing more on Nintendo’s machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2017 at 11:01AM in News