Entries in 'Nintendo' (914)

Wii U sales slightly up as revenue increases

Wii U sales slightly up as revenue increases

Nintendo has said that it sold 1.19m Wii U consoles in the first half of its financial year ending September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2015 at 10:17AM in News
Nintendo's first smartphone game to be announced tomorrow, analyst says

Nintendo's first smartphone game to be announced tomorrow, analyst says

It seems that Nintendo could well announce its first smartphone game tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2015 at 4:18PM in News
Miyamoto wanted the killing removed from N64's Goldeneye

Miyamoto wanted the killing removed from N64's Goldeneye

If Nintendo had had its way, James Bond would have killed none of his enemies in the hugely successful Goldeneye on N64.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2015 at 10:55AM in News
Some US Wii U owners left stumped by Project Zero

Some US Wii U owners left stumped by Project Zero

The digital-only release of Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water (known as Project Zero in the UK) in the US has left some unable to play the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 11:54AM in News

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Nintendo reveals Yo-Kai Watch 2DS bundle

Nintendo reveals Yo-Kai Watch 2DS bundle

Nintendo has revealed a new Yo-Kai Watch-themed 2DS bundle set to arrive in North America next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 6:38AM in News
Soon you'll be able to stuff a Pikachu at Build-A-Bear stores

Soon you'll be able to stuff a Pikachu at Build-A-Bear stores

The Pokemon Company has announced that its mascot Pikachu will be added to the licensed collection of toys available at Build-A-bear Workshop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2015 at 12:25PM in News
Project Zero Wii U's skimpy costumes are gone for its Western release

Project Zero Wii U's skimpy costumes are gone for its Western release

The European and American versions of Wii U horror game Project Zero: Maiden of Black Water will have a big visual difference compared to the original Japanese release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2015 at 1:16PM in News
Nintendo begins sending NX development kit to devs

Nintendo begins sending NX development kit to devs

The first software development kits for Nintendo’s new NX console have been sent out to development partners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2015 at 2:25PM in News

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Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam Bros joins Nintendo's 3DS line-up for December 2015

Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam Bros joins Nintendo's 3DS line-up for December 2015

The fifth Mario role-playing game is coming to the UK earlier than you might have expected.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 16th 2015 at 9:08AM in News
Nintendo, Pokemon Company and Google invest in Niantic Labs

Nintendo, Pokemon Company and Google invest in Niantic Labs

Pokemon Go developer Niantic Labs has received investment from a trio of companies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2015 at 2:48PM in News
Nintendo's mobile plans to be announced 'soon'

Nintendo's mobile plans to be announced 'soon'

It looks like Nintendo’s long-awaited foray into the mobile sector is still on track for the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2015 at 11:58AM in News
Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD remaster uncovered on Wii U

Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD remaster uncovered on Wii U

Following in the footsteps of Ocarina of Time, Majora’s Mask and Wind Waker, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess could be set for a revamp.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 14th 2015 at 9:46AM in News

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Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash hits Wii U this November

Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash hits Wii U this November

Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash will launch next month for Wii U, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2015 at 5:50PM in News
Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon Wii U Premium bundle due out this month, costs £240

Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon Wii U Premium bundle due out this month, costs £240

A new Wii U SKU will include two of the platform’s most popular multiplayer games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 7th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
Super Mario Maker sells over 1m copies worldwide

Super Mario Maker sells over 1m copies worldwide

Super Mario Maker has sold more than 1m units worldwide in its first three weeks available, Nintendo has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2015 at 8:04PM in News
3DS gets a budget Nintendo Selects range

3DS gets a budget Nintendo Selects range

Six games are to receive a discounted re-release on 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2015 at 10:13AM in News

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Green Man Gaming now sells digital Wii U and 3DS games

Green Man Gaming now sells digital Wii U and 3DS games

Green Man Gaming and Nintendo have teamed up to offer digital Wii U and 3DS titles through the retailer's online store for the first time.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 11:53AM in News
Hyrule Warriors Legends has 3D disabled on older machines

Hyrule Warriors Legends has 3D disabled on older machines

Owners of older versions of Nintendo’s 3DS won’t be able to play one of its upcoming titles in 3D.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2015 at 1:14PM in News
Kimishima predicted Wii U failure, will not change Iwata plans

Kimishima predicted Wii U failure, will not change Iwata plans

The new president of Nintendo expected the Wii U to fail – that’s one of many claims to be made in the Japanese press in the aftermath of the appointment ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2015 at 3:18PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Mario merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Mario merchandise

As Mario celebrates his 30th birthday and with Super Mario Maker now on shelves, MCV thought this would be a prime opportunity to look back at the classic franchise

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 14th 2015 at 2:38PM in News
Tatsumi Kimishima named as new Nintendo president

Tatsumi Kimishima named as new Nintendo president

Nintendo has finally named its successor to the late Satoru Iwata.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2015 at 9:27AM in News
Miyamoto confirms years-old Super Mario 3 rumour

Miyamoto confirms years-old Super Mario 3 rumour

There’s been a fan rumour doing the rounds for several years that claimed the events depicted in NES title Super Mario Bros 3 took place on a theatre stage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2015 at 4:16PM in News
Nintendo plans Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon-level marketing push for Super Mario Maker

Nintendo plans Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon-level marketing push for Super Mario Maker

Nintendo is going all-out to support, Super Mario Maker, which launches tomorrow (September 11th). 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 10th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Mobile game Pokémon Go to bring pocket monsters into the real world via GPS

Mobile game Pokémon Go to bring pocket monsters into the real world via GPS

A new app claims to finally achieve the dream of every child of the 1990s: make the world of Pokémon a reality.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:21AM in News
GAME Super Mario Maker refunds promised 'over next couple of days'

GAME Super Mario Maker refunds promised 'over next couple of days'

Gamers who were left out of pocket by GAME’s Super Mario Maker mistake have been told to expect a refund shortly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2015 at 1:29PM in News