According to the Australian Nintendo site, the company will be eliminating its wi-fi connection services for the DS/DSi and Wii. In the statement, it was made clear that come late May a number of games will lose their multiplayer functionality – ‘As of May 20th, 2014,…..
Longtime collaborators Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are making a film that covers the 90s console wars between Sega and Nintendo. The pair that produced This Is The End, Pineapple Express and Superbad will base their newest project on Blake J. Harris’ book Console Wars:…..
Nintendo made a few big announcements in today’s Nintendo Direct for the Wii U and 3DS. The company revealed a handful of details about upcoming games, like a new character for Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart 8′s release date, and some new games coming to…..
An upcoming Nintendo Direct this evening is scheduled to showcase upcoming Wii U and 3DS titles that will arrive towards the end of Spring. Announced on the Nintendo website, the video will arrive on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. In the past, the…..
Nintendo’s problems aren’t just a problem for Nintendo, according to Sony executive Fergal Gara. The industry at large could see a ripple effect from the company’s recent poor financial performance. “We need to bring maybe more family-friendly, more casual experiences into the market,” said Gara…..
It has been confirmed that the next Mario Kart game will arrive on the Wii U in May. The announcement was made by Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata at an investor meeting where the company discussed their latest financials. The game had been previously slated for…..
Reliable Japanese newspaper ‘Nikkei’ has reported that Nintendo plan to create a range of ‘free mini-games’ for smart phone devices in an attempt to broaden their horizons. According to Kotaku, the newspaper has been pretty accurate in the past; successfully predicting the recent sales downfall they…..
Nintendo warned investors today that they would not be making their targeted sales figures for the Wii U. The company slashed their outlook for the year by nearly 70%, and the company has been getting plenty of advice from the internet as to which path…..
Despite Nintendo recently coming out and slashing their forecasts for the troubled Wii U console, company head Satoru Iwata says that he will not be resigning from Nintendo. It’s not as simple as enabling Mario on Smartphones, says Iwata There will be a “major management…..
Apparently the Wii U has been a misfire by Nintendo on a massive scale. Consumers just aren’t buying the console, and today, Nintendo has slashed the sales outlook for the console by 70%. Originally forecast to sell 9 million units in the fiscal year, Nintendo…..
The famous green-skinned dinosaur who needs no introduction, Yoshi, is all ready and set to return in a sequel to the critically acclaimed Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island, Yoshi’s New Island. The sequel is being spearheaded by Takashi Tezuka, who fans may recognize as…..
Check out the latest trailer from Nintendo for Mario Kart 8, set to arrive on Wii U in Spring, 2014
Also announced during today’s Nintendo Direct stream is the addition of golf to Wii Sports Club, available starting today on Nintendo’s eShop. Just like the other sports the Club currently offers — tennis and bowling — Golf supports Motion Plus. Furthermore, you can place your…..
Kirby Triple Deluxe, the latest entry in the franchise of the iconic glutton, was both announced and dated today during today’s Nintendo Direct stream. The titular pink-skinned critter’s return is set for 2014 on the 3DS. Among the most notable features of the upcoming platformer…..
Nintendo have unveiled a trailer for the free demo of Bravely Default, the 3DS-exclusive spiritual successor to The 4 Heroes of Light. Although the game is already available elsewhere, North American fans will have to wait until February 7 next year.
Let’s Play Videos and gaming related content on YouTube have always resided in a grey area. The personalities on the popular video sharing site don’t own the content from which they are profiting from, and it appears that Google is finally cracking down with a…..
Despite Nintendo’s insistence on improving their online infrastructure for the WiiU and 3DS, one thing games have noticed is that many traditional Nintendo games do not have online components, but local multiplayer. As an example, the released Pikmin 3 did not have internet due to…..
Nintendo has just released some of their most recent sales data for the 3DS and Wii U. The company’s 3DS handheld finished last month as the top selling hardware in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive month. Furthermore, the September 20th price cut of the…..
Erik Johnson of MCVUK has reported that Nintendo are allowing Ripstone, developers of Pure Chess to implement cross-platform multiplayer on their upcoming Nintendo platform releases. Historically console gatekeepers like Nintendo, Sony & Microsoft have frowned on such moves unless it is within their own carefully…..
The Wii U has seen its fair share of struggles, especially with third parties. Concerned over the install base and profitability, many third parties have stepped away from supporting the Wii U until the base increases, such as EA, Activision and Ubisoft. This has not…..
Sure, the Wii U has seen its share of problems since last year’s launch, but Nintendo is working on a solution. That solution is games, and the company is throwing a ton of software at the problem. It’s a been long year for Wii U…..
China has had a ban on video game consoles for a very long time, but it has recently been announced that the country will lift that ban in the Shanghai free trade zone. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that foreign companies will be able…..
The ever changing games industry may be forcing Nintendo on a “path to irrelevance,” according to Atari founder and industry legend Nolan Bushnell. Speaking to the BBC in a recent interview, Bushnell said that due to Nintendo’s reliability on handheld consoles, and the fact that…..
Understandably, Nintendo is in a tight situation. The Wii U has not been the success they hoped it would be, with it selling roughly half as much as the Wii during the same time frame. They recently had to announce a price cut due to…..
There has been some speculation that part of the Wii U’s problem is that its name does not do a good job to differentiate itself as a new console instead of a peripheral. This was most evident on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon when he mistakenly…..
Yes, you read that correctly. The Nintendo 2DS. Nintendo will introduce the new console on October 12th, the same day that Pokémon X and Pokémon Y launch, for a retail price of $129.99. The aim of the console is that it’ll be capable of playing ALL standard 3DS game…..
Some analysts have insisted that the pricing of the Wii U is what is hindering Wii U sales, and that a price cut should bring about more sales. Satoru Iwata, CEO of Nintendo, disagrees. In an interview with CVG, Iwata insists that, “If the price…..
Much has been made about this “Golden Age of Indies”, with games like Braid, Fez, Journey and Super Meat Boy earning wide-spread praise and having some wonder if the days of publishers are numbered. Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo have also taken notice of this and,…..
Sonic Lost World is an action-adventure platformer that is currently being developed for both the 3DS and the WiiU. It will be published by Sega and developed by Sonic Team. Release Date: October 22, 2013. It currently allows both the Nintendo 3DS and the WiiU versions to…..
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. So goes the story for Nintendo, which just recently revealed their Q1 earnings. First, the good news. The 3DS sold 1.4 million units globally between April and June, with roughly one million being the…..
ASDA, the second largest supermarket chain in Britain and part of the Walmart chain of stores, has confirmed that they will no longer be stocking Wii U consoles, games or accessories in any of their 550 brick and mortar stores. “ASDA continues to offer customers…..