Category Archives: Wii
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 14:05 BST
XSEED Games has announced its lineup for E3 next month. Grasshopper Manufacture’s Killer is Dead and GungHo Online’s Ragnarok Odyssey Ace are included in the publishers list.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 15:22 BST
Summon Night 5 debuted on the Media Create charts at number one in Japan, knocking Tomodachi Collection: New Life off it’s cushy spot for the time being. The Namco title moved 105,511 units on PSP. Hardware was down again this week. You can get both charts below.
Sat, May 18, 2013 | 18:41 BST
Nintendo Direct sessions for North America and Europe contained quite a bit of interesting information on the firm’s upcoming Wii U and 3DS titles for summer. During the event, the biggest take away was when Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced that the next three Sonic titles to be released from SEGA will be exclusive to Nintendo systems.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 09:29 BST
NetherRealm’s first non-Mortal Kombat game performed well at retail in the US during April, topping the charts as the best-selling title in an otherwise lacklustre month.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 15:57 BST
Nintendo has updated the North American end of its eShop and Virtual Console offerings with all sorts of goodies. Get updated below.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 06:48 BST
While generously not slapping Let’s Play creators with takedowns, Nintendo has put in ID claims on clips of its games beyond a certain length – bracketing them with adds and pocketing the revenue.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 15:05 BST
There’s seems to be no stopping the beast that is Tomodachi Collection: New Life on the Media Create charts. Once again, the title was the number one seller in Japan for the week ending May 12. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon and Animal Crossing: New Leaf continued to be great sellers as well, the former earning life-to-date sales of 691,921 and the later now pushing
over 3.2 million copies across the region.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 14:56 BST
Disney Infinity shots have been released showing off the Pirates of the Caribbean playset. A look at the the figurines is also below, each showing off a cartoonish version of Jack Sparrow. The Gobo developed playset comes with ready-made adventures and the assets can be used to create your own adventures in Toy Box mode. Disney Infinity is due in August on 3DS, PS3, Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360. A trailer for it can be watched here.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 02:44 BST
Motiva has been unsuccessful in its bid to overturn a January decision ruling in Nintendo’s favour over contested Wiimote patents.
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 00:53 BST
Pirates of the Caribbean is one of the first playsets for Disney Infinity, and is available along with The Incredibles and Monsters University in the Starter Pack set. See how Jack Sparrow translates into the expandable sandbox in the trailer through the break.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 15:10 BST
Tomodachi Collection: New Life was once again the top earner in Japan for the week ending May 5. Last weeks’ number one, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen fell to fourth place. Interestingly enough, there were no new releases for the period, yet sales of all hardware offerings were up over last week. Some not by much, but growth is growth.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 10:45 BST
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars is one of four new Club Nintendo rewards hitting North America this month.
Sat, May 04, 2013 | 14:59 BST
Don’t expect Wii title Tatsunoko vs Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars to land on the eShop for Wii U any time soon, according to Capcom.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 20:36 BST
Disney Infinity has a new developer diary available in which Avalanche Software talks about the game’s Toy Box Mode and the inspirations behind it. It allows users to use the VR toys to create their own setting and story using the character toys they have purchased. It sounds really fun. Disney Infinity is due in August on 3DS, PS3, Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 12:55 BST
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 09:07 BST
Nintendo has sent messages to owners of the original Wii, stating that the Wii U is not just an upgraded edition of the console, and that the new rig will “Change the way you and your family experience games and entertainment.”
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 14:52 BST
Tomodachi Collection: New Life continued its dominance of the Media Create charts this week, moving another 144,903 units. Combined with last week when it moved 404,858 units during its debut, the title has moved 549,761 physical units in Japan.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 20:01 BST
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes has a sneak peek video available, which shows a few comic heroes ready to face off against some rather adorable Marvel villains. The game is now available for pre-order, and a list of goodies along with the video are below.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 14:29 BST
The Monster Hunter Tri servers on Wii will be shut down today. The closure was announced in January, so if you want to get in a quick multiplayer match you best be quick about it. The closure is in order to shift focus and resources over to Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, which launched on Wii U earlier this year. Thanks, Nintendo Life.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 14:30 BST
Offerings through Nintendo’s North American eShop this week are a bit slim, so we’ll just get right to it. The promised Challenges mode is available for Rayman Legends on Wii U; Mega Man 4 us available through 3DS Virtual Console; SENGOKU has hit Virtual Console on Wii, Crazy Construction is available for 3DS, and Color Commando can be yours on both DSi through DSiWare and on 3DS.