Entries in 'Nintendo' (334)

Retailers: Third party Switch support impresses, but what about the price?

Retailers: Third party Switch support impresses, but what about the price?

An interesting design and seemingly extensive third party support has got retail excited about the Nintendo Switch, but big questions remain after the platform holder’s initial reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
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Nintendo cuts profit forecasts after $50m loss last quarter

Nintendo has cut its profit forecasts for the financial year after its second quarter earnings release showed that the company lost around $50 million over the last few months.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 26th 2016 at 1:23PM in News
Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go's Halloween event will give you more Drowzees

Pokémon Go is getting its first seasonal event, in the form of the Halloween update that will increase the spawn rates of spooky critters.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 25th 2016 at 10:39AM in News
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Nintendo patents may reveal new Switch features

A series of patents filed by Nintendo may offer up a look at some unannounced features for the Switch.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 25th 2016 at 10:15AM in News

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Switch eSports

Nintendo puts a large focus on eSports in Switch reveal

Yesterday Nintendo showed off the Switch for the first time, and had a large portion of the reveal video focus on eSports.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 1:57PM in News
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Nintendo announces loads of partners for the Switch but no games

After the reveal of the Switch yesterday Nintendo showed off a massive list of development partners including some big third parties.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 12:20PM in News
Skyrim

Skyrim may not make it to the Nintendo Switch after all

Despite being featured in the reveal for Nintendo’s Switch, Skyrim may not be coming to the new console.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 11:59AM in News
Nintendo Switch: The Known Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

Nintendo Switch: The Known Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

There is nothing in this industry that stimulates as many opinionated hot takes as Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2016 at 10:58AM in News

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The Nintendo NX

Nintendo reveals the Switch

After months of waiting and rumours Nintendo has finally revealed the NX, which is now known as the Nintendo Switch.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 20th 2016 at 3:00PM in News
Nintendo will reveal the NX today

Nintendo will reveal the NX today

Over a year and a half after it was first announced, Nintendo will today finally give us the first look at the NX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2016 at 9:09AM in News
DeNA withdraws from western markets

DeNA withdraws from western markets

Japanese mobile publisher DeNA has dissolved DeNA Global and ngmoco LLC in a filing with the Tokyo Stock Exchange, informally announcing their retreat from western markets,

by Jake Tucker
on Oct 19th 2016 at 2:30PM in News
Japan gets its own version of the NES Mini

Japan gets its own version of the NES Mini

A Famicom-themed version of the NES Mini has been announced for Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2016 at 1:27PM in News

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Amazon: 'It's hugely important to expand PS4 and Xbox One user bases'

Amazon: 'It's hugely important to expand PS4 and Xbox One user bases'

Amazon's UK games boss Russell Jones has said that the industry needs to work hard to upgrade PS3 and Xbox 360 gamers to Sony and Microsoft’s new machines. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 29th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
An N64 emulator made it onto Xbox One

An N64 emulator made it onto Xbox One

It’s starting to look as if Xbox One has an emulator problem.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2016 at 2:25PM in News
Ubisoft on NX: Nintendo has learned from the Wii U

Ubisoft on NX: Nintendo has learned from the Wii U

The boss of Ubisoft has dropped further hints about Nintendo’s NX strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 9:44AM in News
Pokemon Co confirms NX hybrid design; Ubisoft enthusiastic about console

Pokemon Co confirms NX hybrid design; Ubisoft enthusiastic about console

The chief executive of the Pokemon Company has become the first senior industry figure to openly discuss the hybrid design of Nintendo NX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 11:06AM in News

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3DS sales rocket in the US

3DS sales rocket in the US

Nintendo has said that "excitement for the Pokemon brand" is behind an ongoing resurgence in 3DS hardware sales in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2016 at 3:00PM in News
Pokemon Go update locks out rooted and jailbroken smartphones

Pokemon Go update locks out rooted and jailbroken smartphones

Many players who had invested cash into Pokemon Go have suddenly found themselves locked out of the game after its latest update.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2016 at 1:40PM in News
Pokemon Go's US paying users have dropped 79% since peak

Pokemon Go's US paying users have dropped 79% since peak

Two months on from its launch, Pokemon Go’s US revenue is down to a fraction of what it was at its peak.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2016 at 4:09PM in News
Miyamoto talks down Mario on VR

Miyamoto talks down Mario on VR

Shigeru Miyamoto has said we shouldn’t expect to see a VR Mario title any time soon.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 12th 2016 at 2:21PM in News
Pokemon Go Plus arrives next week, is also heading to Apple Watch

Pokemon Go Plus arrives next week, is also heading to Apple Watch

The delayed Pokemon Go Plus Bluetooth accessory will be released next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 2:18PM in News
Pokémon Go passes 500m downloads

Pokémon Go passes 500m downloads

Its community of active players may be dropping, but that’s not stopping Pokémon Go from reaching new milestones.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 8th 2016 at 12:55PM in News
Miyamoto reveals Super Mario Run at Apple iPhone 7 event

Miyamoto reveals Super Mario Run at Apple iPhone 7 event

Is there a more telling sign of the times than Shigeru Miyamoto taking to the stage at an Apple event to announce a new Mario platform game for smartphones?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 9:06AM in News
Niantic's next mobile game will be similar to Pokemon Go

Niantic's next mobile game will be similar to Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go developer Niantic has admitted that part of its strategy in creating the successful game was building a foundation from which similar titles can be launched.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2016 at 3:45PM in News