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…..
A small sign at a recent toy convention in Germany seems to indicate that a currently unannounced Sonic game will arrive in 2015 on PS4, Xbox One and Wii U. The image (which can be seen below) was taken at Nuremberg International Toy Fair and…..
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…..
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…..
Dr Luigi, a throwback to the old Dr. Mario game on the NES, has been released in North America and a couple of trailers for the Wii U exclusive have surfaced. The one embedded above is courtesy of IGN, while a similar trailer had the…..
Check out the latest trailer from Nintendo for Mario Kart 8, set to arrive on Wii U in Spring, 2014
Nintendo’s Wii U won’t be seeing the Call of Duty: Ghosts micro-transactions that players on the PlayStation, Xbox, and PC are. In a recent update from Activision, they explained some of the recently released content, like the Wolf DLC and Festive Holiday Skin pack, and…..
NPD reports this month will be the first to include the new PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hardware in their data. Wedbush analyst, Michael Pachter, has issued his forecast for the data. The analyst believes that the PlayStation 4 will see higher sales than the…..
Reviews for Super Mario 3D World have begun to arrive. What are critics saying about Nintendo EAD Tokyo’s latest? Find out below as critics weigh in with reviews for the game.
Need for Speed: Rivals, the newest installment on the Need for Speed franchise, will not be on the Wii U and the PlayStation Vita due to weak sales of Need for Speed: Most Wanted on the platforms, according to creative director Craig Sullivan. When asked by…..
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…..
Maybe it really is all about the games for the Wii U. Upon release of the newly remastered The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, Wii U sales have jumped nearly 700% in the UK. Nintendo recently commented on the sales boost saying “We…..
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…..
Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze may have been delayed until 2014, but this new trailer shows off Dixie Kong — one of the friends that Donkey Kong can team up with to tackle the many themed islands of Tropical Freeze.
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…..
Nintendo has unsurprisingly dropped another Direct video — this time detailing everyone’s favorite bathroom scale, the Wii Fit. This is really the first time we’ve head anything of Wii Fit U since E3 last year. Ultimately, it looks like more Wii Fit — which isn’t…..
Nintendo made a couple of moves to bolster the bottom line earlier this week. The company announced that they would finally be phasing out the Wii U Basic Edition, and the Wii U Deluxe Package would be getting a price cut of $50. Alongside the…..
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…..
Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has spoken out about the launch line-ups for the next generation platforms, PS4 and Xbox One – and he’s unimpressed. In an interview with IGN on the struggling Wii U’s recent US price cut, he insisted that the software…..
Nintendo has just announced an official $50 price cut for the Wii U Premium Bundle, coming with the announcement of the phasing out of the Basic Model, which until today, was the cheapest model available. In more bundle-related news, the big N will also be…..
Looks like the Wii U is fast becoming the system-to-be for indie games as 18 of them are coming to the Nintendo eShop in the near future. Nintendo announced this via a slick video montage of games being released by European and Australian developers. Now…..
Given the success of Animal Crossing on the Nintendo 3DS, it would be natural for Nintendo to pursue some kind of cross-over action to their struggling Wii U. And while fans won’t be getting a full-fledged game, they are getting the Animal Crossing Plaza for…..
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…..
Call of Duty: Ghosts will arrive on the Wii U this November, despite speculation that Activision would pass on this year’s offering due to sluggish sales of the new console in 2013. If their first offering on the Wii U, Call of Duty: Black Ops…..
Bethesda doesn’t have any immediate plans to bring their games to the Wii U. The Fallout 4 and Elder Scrolls VI studio has recently confirmed that they have zero games in the works for Nintendo’s fledgling console. According to Pete Hines, this is due…..
The WiiU has been going through some tough times. After selling out its launch window, it has been suffering abysmal sales, with people like Peter Molyneux claiming Nintendo should go software-only. And now it appears that Nintendo has lost the support of third party developers,…..
Nintendo has released another iteration of Wii U software. The latest update features a number of stability features and fixes that improve the performance of the Wii U user interface. It seems that the major improvement in system update 3.1.0 allows the Wii U to…..
Shigeru Miyamoto might be the most prolific game developer of our time. The franchises he touches for Nintendo often turn to gold, he’s the man behUind Mario and its numerous incarnations, as well as other popular mainstay franchises for the company. In a recent Famitsu…..
Region locking has been hot topic among Nintendo fans in recent memory. While Sony and Microsoft have ditched region locking on the Xbox and PS4, Nintendo is holding steady with their practices. Following E3 2013, fans have organized a number of petitions urging Nintendo to…..