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Nintendo cuts 2DS price in US

Nintendo cuts 2DS price in US

The 3DS is now $30 cheaper in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 2:30PM in News
Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Animal Crossing stays strong at top of Japanese charts, sells over 170,000 units in third week

Zoological lifestyle simulator Animal Crossing has held strong at the top of the Japanese charts in a week dominated by Nintendo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 19th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Mario Happy Meal toy embroiled in wanking kerfuffle

Mario Happy Meal toy embroiled in wanking kerfuffle

Well here’s a story we didn’t expect to be bashing out on a mid-week summer holiday morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Amiiqo allows for Amiibo data piracy (for want of a better description)

Amiiqo allows for Amiibo data piracy (for want of a better description)

A new device shipping later this week will allow Amiibo owners to upload character data from other users onto their figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 10:43AM in News

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'Working for Nintendo was my dream': James Honeywell on landing his ultimate job

'Working for Nintendo was my dream': James Honeywell on landing his ultimate job

Nintendo UK head of consumer marketing James Honeywell is a true industry veteran, with a career stretching back two decades. MCV talks to this year’s MCV Awards Unsung Hero about ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 14th 2015 at 11:37AM in News
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes launches on 3DS in October

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes launches on 3DS in October

Nintendo has announced The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes will launch on 3DS devices this October.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2015 at 1:15AM in News
There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

Here’s an interesting observation – Xbox One owners can as of this week play more N64 games on their system than Wii U owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 3:03PM in News

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Terraria heading to 3DS, Wii U in early 2016

Terraria heading to 3DS, Wii U in early 2016

505 Games and Re-Logic have confirmed 3DS and Wii U versions of Terraria are in the works for release in early 2016.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 4th 2015 at 8:55PM in News
Smash Evo champ ZeRo confirms move to join Team SoloMid

Smash Evo champ ZeRo confirms move to join Team SoloMid

Unbeatable Smash 4 champ Gonzalo "ZeRo" Barrios has been signed to eSports organisation Team SoloMid, the player confirmed to eSports Pro today.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jul 30th 2015 at 4:30PM in News
Nintendo set to offer 'Loot Crate' subscription box rival

Nintendo set to offer 'Loot Crate' subscription box rival

The online Nintendo store will shortly offer a new subscription box service, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 30th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
3DS Amiibo Reader/Writer arriving in Europe in October

3DS Amiibo Reader/Writer arriving in Europe in October

Owners of older versions of the 3DS will be able to use Amiibos with their systems this autumn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2015 at 11:08AM in News

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Nintendo enjoys best Q1 since 2012 as Wii U finally hits 10m units

Nintendo enjoys best Q1 since 2012 as Wii U finally hits 10m units

Profit is back on the cards at Nintendo after the company reported an upturn in fortunes for the quarter ending June 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2015 at 9:51AM in News
Analyst speculates that Nintendo NX could be the first 'social VR' platform

Analyst speculates that Nintendo NX could be the first 'social VR' platform

Nintendo has not been shy in downplaying virtual reality’s social credentials – but perhaps this is exactly the reason why its new NX console WILL be a VR machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2015 at 10:40AM in News
Nintendo to host Super Mario Maker 'hackathon' at Facebook HQ

Nintendo to host Super Mario Maker 'hackathon' at Facebook HQ

The world’s biggest social network is to play host to the world’s most popular Italian plumber.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 24th 2015 at 9:33AM in News
Nintendo wins lawsuit regarding handheld patent

Nintendo wins lawsuit regarding handheld patent

Nintendo has emerged victorious after a company claimed that the platform holder's handheld consoles infringed on its patent.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:27AM in News

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Super Mario Maker bundle and Amiibos dated in the UK

Super Mario Maker bundle and Amiibos dated in the UK

Nintendo has revealed a Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle heading to UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 1:05PM in News
Takeda more likely to land Nintendo top job than Miyamoto, analysts believe

Takeda more likely to land Nintendo top job than Miyamoto, analysts believe

Analysts believe that Genyo Takeda is the man most likely to be named as the new president of Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 11:02AM in News
Devil's Third is getting a free-to-play PC release

Devil's Third is getting a free-to-play PC release

We’re already getting accustomed to Nintendo publishing on smartphones – now a Nintendo title is coming to PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2015 at 9:42AM in News
Over 4,000 people attend Satoru Iwata's funeral

Over 4,000 people attend Satoru Iwata's funeral

The two-day funeral for former Nintendo president Satoru Iwata was attended by around 4,100 people.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:55AM in News
Itagaki blames Devil's Third previews on lack of player skill

Itagaki blames Devil's Third previews on lack of player skill

Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki has said Devil’s Third’s scathing previews are due to previewers not being sufficiently skilled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
Itagaki warns against playing Devil's Third with Wii U GamePad

Itagaki warns against playing Devil's Third with Wii U GamePad

The creator of upcoming Wii U title Devil’s Third has said that the game should not be played using the console’s standard controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 12:21PM in News
AMD tipped to manufacture Nintendo NX processor

AMD tipped to manufacture Nintendo NX processor

Just like the PS4, Xbox One and Wii U, Nintendo’s NX console could be powered by an AMD processor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
How to make a $10bn mobile game

How to make a $10bn mobile game

It is inevitable that there will be a smartphone game that will generate $10bn in the West.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 14th 2015 at 4:40PM in News