Entries in 'Nintendo' (2039)

Iwata takes 50% pay cut after 30% profit dip; Wind Waker HD and Mario World sell 1m+ units

Iwata takes 50% pay cut after 30% profit dip; Wind Waker HD and Mario World sell 1m+ units

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata is to take a 50 per cent cut in wages following the company’s predicted net loss in its latest set of financials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 9:23AM in News
Nintendo refutes smartphone game claims

Nintendo refutes smartphone game claims

Mario and friends will not be appearing on smartphones in the foreseeable future, despite recent reports to the contrary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 4:12PM in News
Sony to acquire Nintendo's DRAM manufacturer - report

Sony to acquire Nintendo's DRAM manufacturer - report

A Japanese news channel is claiming that Sony is lining up a ¥7bn acquisition of a Renesas Electronics semiconductor plant.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
Nintendo prepping mobile demos for first party games - report

Nintendo prepping mobile demos for first party games - report

Nintendo is reportedly readying a push onto mobile devices, but it doesn't appear to be the full experience many are looking for.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 28th 2014 at 7:54AM in News

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Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Worried about Wii U? Excited by Alien: Isolation? Want to find out how much you're worth? Then the latest edition of MCV is for you.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:11AM in News
Another opinion piece telling Nintendo what it should do

Another opinion piece telling Nintendo what it should do

A slew of analytical features and opinion pieces sprung up in the wake of Nintendo’s worrying profit warning last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
Non-disclosed YouTube payments unlikely to fall foul of US law

Non-disclosed YouTube payments unlikely to fall foul of US law

The ambiguity surrounding the frankness of YouTube payment disclosures means that this week’s scandal is unlikely to result in any legal action in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 2:51PM in News
European release date confirmed for Yoshi's New Island

European release date confirmed for Yoshi's New Island

Nintendo has confirmed the launch details for 3DS title Yoshi’s New Island on 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 2:30PM in News

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Time is running out for Nintendo Wii U

Time is running out for Nintendo Wii U

The UK games industry still has faith in Nintendo, but told MCV that drastic action is needed to save Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 1:11PM in News
'Nintendo was dead to EA very quickly' after Wii U launch, source claims

'Nintendo was dead to EA very quickly' after Wii U launch, source claims

An anonymous source has supposedly told one website that EA’s relationship with Nintendo was crippled shortly after the launch of Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 11:15AM in News
Pokemon Bank launches in some Asian markets

Pokemon Bank launches in some Asian markets

Nintendo has confirmed that the delayed Pokemon Bank service has been officially launched in some regions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 10:35AM in News
Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

A second retailer has significantly cut its Wii U asking price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 11:30AM in News

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Nintendo's share price tumbles; Down 83% compared to 2007 peak

Nintendo's share price tumbles; Down 83% compared to 2007 peak

18 per cent was wiped off the value of Nintendo o the Tokyo Stock Exchange following last week’s turbulence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
Iwata: "It's not as simple as moving Mario onto smartphones"

Iwata: "It's not as simple as moving Mario onto smartphones"

Becoming a third party publisher is not the easy answer to reversing Nintendo’s ongoing problems, president Satoru Iwata has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 3:30PM in News
Pachter calls for Nintendo to go third party

Pachter calls for Nintendo to go third party

Nintendo needs to bring its rich slate of IP to rival platforms, US analyst Michael Pachter has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
I will not resign, pledges Iwata

I will not resign, pledges Iwata

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has pledged to fight on in his battle to return Nintendo to profitability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 10:51AM in News

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Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

Nintendo slashes Wii U sales forecast from 9m to 2.8m

The reality of the challenge confronting Wii U has finally struck Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 8:55AM in News
UPDATE: Nintendo slashes digital price of key Wii U and 3DS games

UPDATE: Nintendo slashes digital price of key Wii U and 3DS games

An error or a wonderfully generous sale? Either way, a host of top Nintendo IP can be had for pennies on the Nintendo Store right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 1:17PM in News
Nintendo apologises for ongoing TVii no-show on Wii U

Nintendo apologises for ongoing TVii no-show on Wii U

As is now obviously apparent, Nintendo’s TVii service for Wii U owners did not hit its 2013 launch date for Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
Nintendo snaps up patents from failed legal opponent

Nintendo snaps up patents from failed legal opponent

IA Labs once tried to sue Nintendo over Wii Fit patents – patents which are now the proud property of Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 2:57PM in News
Next Level Games 'super happy' with Nintendo relationship

Next Level Games 'super happy' with Nintendo relationship

Luigi’s Mansion: 2 developer Next Level Games is more than happy pinning its flag to the Nintendo mast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 1:34PM in News
China selling consoles boosts Sony and Nintendo

China selling consoles boosts Sony and Nintendo

PlayStation boss Andrew House says that China allowing the sale of game consoles will be a huge boost to PS4.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 8th 2014 at 11:18AM in News
Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

Nintendo dominates Japan's Christmas software sales

It was certainly a Merry Christmas for Nintendo in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 1:33PM in News
Nintendo scraps NES Remix contest

Nintendo scraps NES Remix contest

A proposed online contest for players of recent digital Wii U titles NES Remix has been scrapped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 12:17PM in News
Sega planning more 3DS free-to-play games beyond Initial D

Sega planning more 3DS free-to-play games beyond Initial D

Sega is keen on bringing additional free-to-play titles onto the 3DS beyond its upcoming microtransaction-fueled racing game, Initial D: Perfect Shift Online.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 7:36AM in News