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Nintendo discontinues the NES Mini

In a surprise move, Nintendo has announced that it has ended production of the popular NES Classic. Throughout April, NOA territories will receive the last shipments of Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition systems for this year,” the platform holder said. We encourage anyone interested in obtaining this system to …

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It appears the end is nigh for PlayStation TV

Sony has discontinued the PlayStation TV in Japan, a little over two years after the machine first debuted in the territory. Game Informer reports that the news was revealed on the device’s official Sony product page. The future of the console began looking especially bleak in November when it was …

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PS3 has been discontinued in New Zealand

Sony Computer Entertainment New Zealand has confirmed the discontinuation of the PS3 in the region. Videogamer reports that once the console’s current stocks are exhausted, there will be no more units making their way to the region. "SCENZ will not be shipping anymore PlayStation 3 consoles to its retailers," Sony …

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Nintendo discontinuing Super Nintendo releases on Virtual Console

Nintendo is no longer interested in bringing SNES games to Wii U, according to virtual console developer and publisher Natsume. Engadget reports on a pair of responses to fans from Natsume’s US community manager that more than suggest the discontinuation of Super Nintendo games for the digital platform. "At this …

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Sony removing PS Vita features

Sony will discontinue a few notable PlayStation Vita features in its upcoming series of system software updates. Games Industry reports on Sony’s updated customer support database, which details plans for the removal of YouTube and Maps apps as well as the pulling of some features from the Near social networking …

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It looks like some Amiibos may have been discontinued after all

Have they? Haven’t they? The mystery continues regarding Nintendo’s plans for the long-term future of some Amiibo figures. One retailer last week tweeted that the Marth, Wii Fit Trainer and Villager Amiibos had been discontinued, with the platform holder later confirming that other figures likely will not return to the …

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Nintendo has already discontinued some Amiibos

Some of the figures featured in Nintendo’s initial shipment of Amiibo figures will not be restocked, the platform holder has confirmed. We will aim for certain Amiibo to always be available,” the platform holder told Wired. These will be for our most popular characters like Mario and Link. Due to …

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Time also called on Wii in Europe

If you’re in the UK and in the market for a Wii, now is the time to act. Having confirmed that the machine is no longer being supplied to the Japanese market, Nintendo has now revealed that Europe too will not be receiving any further stock of the machine. Wii …

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Conflicting reports about the fate of the Wii U 8GB Basic

The future of the entry-level Wii U 8GB Basic SKU is shrouded in confusion this morning. Yesterday it was reported that the SKU was due to be pulled from US retailer GameStop, with stock being returned to Nintendo. However, Nintendo of America’s senior director of corporate communications Charlie Scibetta has …

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