Entries in 'Wii U' (458)

'Nintendo just switched off Wii U's life support'

'Nintendo just switched off Wii U's life support'

The Wii U is finished, say leading games retailers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 6th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
GameStop: Wii U was disappointing to everyone

GameStop: Wii U was disappointing to everyone

The boss of GameStop has admitted that Wii U has fallen short of both its own expectations and those of its creator Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 1:25PM in News
Nintendo: NX will not be sold at a loss

Nintendo: NX will not be sold at a loss

Nintendo has reiterated that it will make money on each NX unit sold.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 2nd 2016 at 10:45PM in News
Nintendo says it could continue manufacturing Wii U for another two years

Nintendo says it could continue manufacturing Wii U for another two years

It has slashed its sales estimates and has virtually nothing on its release schedule, but Nintendo reckons Wii U manufacturing could continue for another two years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 3:22PM in News

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Nintendo estimates only 800k Wii U sales this year

Nintendo estimates only 800k Wii U sales this year

Internal forecasts for the Wii U in Nintendo’s current financial year point to a possible cancellation for the hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
New Zelda in development for NX and Wii U

New Zelda in development for NX and Wii U

The longstanding rumour has been confirmed – Nintendo’s next Zelda game is in development for both the Wii U and the NX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:06AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Console players are always keen on enhancing their gaming experience with the latest controller or the newest headset – and then brag about it on Reddit in an attempt to ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 7th 2016 at 11:10AM in News
Nintendo UK veteran James Honeywell departs after 21 years

Nintendo UK veteran James Honeywell departs after 21 years

Popular Nintendo UK marketing boss James Honeywell has left Nintendo after more than two decades at the platform holder.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 31st 2016 at 11:39AM in News

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Developer cancels Wii U game after Nintendo fires employee in online abuse row

Developer cancels Wii U game after Nintendo fires employee in online abuse row

Necrosoft Games has cancelled a planned Wii U title after Nintendo fired marketing employee Alison Rapp.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 31st 2016 at 8:22AM in News
Wii U hardware sales up 151 per cent as Pokkén Tournament debuts in Japan

Wii U hardware sales up 151 per cent as Pokkén Tournament debuts in Japan

Pokémon Tekken fighting game crossover title Pokkén Tournament has shot straight to No.1 in Japan according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Nintendo denies it is cancelling Wii U production

Nintendo denies it is cancelling Wii U production

Nintendo has played down rumours suggesting it is ceasing production of the Wii U.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 11:11AM in News

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Star Fox Zero adds invincible mode for youngsters

Star Fox Zero adds invincible mode for youngsters

Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U title Star Fox Zero will work hard to ensure that it is accessible to as wide an audience as possible.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2016 at 11:20AM in News
Next console Zelda will be 'something new'

Next console Zelda will be 'something new'

Nintendo’s in-development console Zelda title will reinvent the series in much the same way Ocarina of Time did.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2016 at 12:57PM in News
Project Guard gets a Star Fox makeover and is out next month

Project Guard gets a Star Fox makeover and is out next month

Shigeru Miyamoto’s Wii U game Project Guard will launch next month, only with a new name.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 4th 2016 at 2:30PM in News

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New Paper Mario for Wii U and Kirby for 3DS

New Paper Mario for Wii U and Kirby for 3DS

The NX may hopefully only be a few months away, but Nintendo hasn’t stopped announcing new titles for the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2016 at 9:23AM in News
Next Zelda coming to NX rumour gains weight

Next Zelda coming to NX rumour gains weight

The in-development Zelda title for Wii U will also be released on NX, according to rumours online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 29th 2016 at 11:27AM in News
Nintendo cuts earnings guidance, lowers 3DS sales forecasts

Nintendo cuts earnings guidance, lowers 3DS sales forecasts

Revenues for fiscal 2016 are expected to be 12.3 per cent lower than originally predicted, Nintendo has told investors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2016 at 10:41AM in News
Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Splatoon sales have consistently tracked ahead of Mario Kart 8

Nintendo has revealed that, following their respective release, Wii U shooter Splatoon has consistently outsold Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2016 at 1:55PM in News
Revenue and profit fall at Nintendo

Revenue and profit fall at Nintendo

Nintendo’s net profit for the nine months ending December 31st slumped 31.9 per cent year-on-year to ¥40.55bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 9:46AM in News
Minecraft: Story Mode is launching on Wii U this week

Minecraft: Story Mode is launching on Wii U this week

The Wii U edition of Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode is being released this coming Thursday.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 19th 2016 at 10:03AM 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
Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

A major new update for Minecraft's console release has begun rolling out, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:13AM 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