Entries in 'Nintendo' (513)

Pokemon is getting its first ever Super Bowl ad

Pokemon is getting its first ever Super Bowl ad

Viewers of this year’s Super Bowl will for the first time be greeted with a Pokemon ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 4:19PM in News
Sega 3D Classics coming to retail, includes four new titles

Sega 3D Classics coming to retail, includes four new titles

Nine retro Sega titles are being bundled for a retail release on 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 1:18PM in News
Nintendo says Fire Emblem: Fates changes cater to local tastes

Nintendo says Fire Emblem: Fates changes cater to local tastes

The omission of a controversial plotline from 3DS title Fire Emblem: Fates was purely driven to standard localisation practices, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 10:37AM in News
Yo-Kai Watch TV series confirmed for UK

Yo-Kai Watch TV series confirmed for UK

The Yo-Kai Watch anime series will be broadcast in the UK this spring.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 2:54PM in News

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Nintendo to launch a Zelda-themed New 3DS XL in March

Nintendo to launch a Zelda-themed New 3DS XL in March

Nintendo is releasing a special Zelda-themed New 3DS XL alongside the upcoming Hyrule Warriors: Legends. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 21st 2016 at 2:44PM in News
Nintendo cuts controversial 'gay conversion' plot from Fire Emblem: Fates

Nintendo cuts controversial 'gay conversion' plot from Fire Emblem: Fates

A plotline that sees a lesbian drugged and tricked into falling in love with a man – yes, really – will not be included in the Western version of 3DS ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Nintendo says smartphone business will quadruple profits

Nintendo says smartphone business will quadruple profits

The long-awaited debut on Nintendo on smartphones will have a dramatic effect on Nintendo’s profit, president Tatsumi Kimishima has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2016 at 3:55PM in News
Wolf Link Amiibo will unlock new dungeon in Twilight Princess HD

Wolf Link Amiibo will unlock new dungeon in Twilight Princess HD

The Wii U version of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD will feature additional content not found in the original title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 11:21AM in News

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Special Edition Pokemon 2DS consoles heading to the UK

Special Edition Pokemon 2DS consoles heading to the UK

2016 is the 20th Anniversary of Pokemon, don’t you know? And part of the celebration sees three Special Edition 2DS making their way to the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2016 at 12:35PM in News
Luckey: Nintendo Virtual Boy hurt VR

Luckey: Nintendo Virtual Boy hurt VR

The boss of virtual reality specialist Oculus has said that Nintendo’s failed Virtual Boy platform was harmful to the whole virtual reality movement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2016 at 10:41AM in News
Tetris and Donkey Kong composer Fuller has passed away

Tetris and Donkey Kong composer Fuller has passed away

Brad Fuller, who helped create the soundtracks to a number of classic 1980s video games, has died.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 5th 2016 at 1:51PM in News
Xenoblade voice actress doesn't think cuts constitute censorship

Xenoblade voice actress doesn't think cuts constitute censorship

The voice actress of Xenoblade Chronicles X character Lin has spoken out in favour of the alterations made to the game for its Western release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 12:38PM in News

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Jo Bartlett has left Nintendo UK

Jo Bartlett has left Nintendo UK

Nintendo UK’s head of communications and partnerships Jo Bartlett has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2015 at 4:33PM in News
Pokken Tournament dated; Hardware bundle gets special controller

Pokken Tournament dated; Hardware bundle gets special controller

Pokemon and Tekken crossover Pokken Tournament now has a release date in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2015 at 3:30PM in News
Super Mario Galaxy rated for Wii U Virtual Console

Super Mario Galaxy rated for Wii U Virtual Console

A new ESRB listing indicates a Virtual Console release of the original Super Mario Galaxy is on the way.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 16th 2015 at 2:16AM in News
Fils-Aime says that Nintendo smartphone games will be 'different' to the norm

Fils-Aime says that Nintendo smartphone games will be 'different' to the norm

The boss of Nintendo America has said warned that gamers shouldn’t be expecting traditional experiences from the company’s firs smartphone titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 4:00PM in News

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Nintendo patent could be the NX controller

Nintendo patent could be the NX controller

Companies file all sorts of patents, so there’s every chance that this particular device will never see the light of day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 11:12AM in News
New round of Animal Crossing Amiibo to hit shelves in January

New round of Animal Crossing Amiibo to hit shelves in January

Nintendo has announced that the next wave of Animal Crossing Amiibo figures will be coming to stores in UK very early into 2016.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 10th 2015 at 2:25PM in News
Super Mario Maker is getting a promotional Mercedes-Benz level

Super Mario Maker is getting a promotional Mercedes-Benz level

Mercedes Benz is to release a promotional piece of free level DLC for Super Mario Maker.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2015 at 4:08PM in News
Patent suggests Nintendo NX could be cloud-based and upgradable

Patent suggests Nintendo NX could be cloud-based and upgradable

A new US patent from Nintendo seems to suggest that a new system from the company – presumably the NX – can draw on other computing devices for additional processing ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2015 at 12:32PM in News
Shovel Knight Amiibo hitting Europe a month before US

Shovel Knight Amiibo hitting Europe a month before US

Developer Yacht Club Games has announced a December 11th release for the Shovel Knight figure in Europe. However, it won’t be hitting North America until January 8th. ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 3:53PM in News
VIDEO: Reggie Fils-Aime pays tribute to Satoru Iwata

VIDEO: Reggie Fils-Aime pays tribute to Satoru Iwata

Last night’s The Game Awards saw Nintendo’s American boss Reggie Fils-Aime deliver a touching tribute to the company’s late boss Satoru Iwata.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 1:04PM in News
Nintendo says Quality of Life lives on, consumers aren't using Amiibo as intended

Nintendo says Quality of Life lives on, consumers aren't using Amiibo as intended

The Quality of Life aspirations of the late Satoru Iwata remain in development at Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 3:53PM in News
NX is 'something unique and different' and 'not the next Wii or Wii U'

NX is 'something unique and different' and 'not the next Wii or Wii U'

Nintendo’s NX console will not follow the path laid out by either the Wii or the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 3:38PM in News
Boxed release planned for Pokemon Rumble World

Boxed release planned for Pokemon Rumble World

Nintendo’s free-to-play 3DS outing Pokémon Rumble World is to receive a microtransaction-free digital release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 11:50AM in News