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…..
If E3 2013 taught me anything, it’s that not only are the doom and gloom scenarios for Nintendo wrong, but that the company has put itself into an incredible situation heading into the next generation. While Sony and Microsoft are bashing each others brains out…..
Retro Studios’ new game has been revealed as Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze for the Wii U. Just announced on this morning’s Nintendo Direct. This new Donkey title revolves around Vikings taking over Donkey Kong island. Tropical Freeze is being billed as the first HD…..
Nintendo has revealed their E3 2013 line-up in a very untraditional way. Skipping their yearly press conference, the company opted to deliver their message via Nintendo Direct. While live presentation is now over, you can find the archived version of the video, above. In it,…..
Masahiro Sakurai has confirmed that new Smash Bros Wii U details will arrive at E3 2013. More specifically, during next week’s Nintendo Direct broadcast on Tuesday June 11th. We’re not sure just how far along we’ll see the new game, or when it’s due to…..
Following rumors from Kotaku that Nintendo may be phasing out the 8GB Wii U Basic Set, Nintendo of America has confirmed that this is not the case. The company explained in a recent statement to Polygon that they are currently working with retailers to “re-balance…..
It appears that GameStop will not be carrying the Wii U Basic System for much longer. Following E3 2013, the retailer is releasing instructions to send back all new 8GB Wii U Basic models. According to an internal memo discovered by Kotaku, it seems that…..
Michael Pachter, an games industry analyst at Wedbush, believes that if Nintendo doesn’t get their act together the Wii U could be a first party only platform. What’s first party only mean? That only Nintendo would be making games for the new console. Should others…..
Bayonetta 2 will make an appearance at E3 2013. According to Platinum Games, the game will appear in the Nintendo Direct presentation ahead of the show. Details about the Wii U exclusive have been hushed over the past few months, with fans having yet to…..
Traditionally the games that are shown at Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) are usually playable only by the industry insiders who head out to the show. However, this year Nintendo is shaking things up a bit. Deciding to forgo their traditional press conference and bring games…..
“Let’s Play” videos have become quite popular over the last few years. For whatever reasons that push fans to YouTube to watch other people play games, the sheer number of views on popular “Let’s Play” channels is mind blowing. Recently, when Nintendo took aim at…..