Category Archives: Wii
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 12:07 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has addressed investors following release of the company’s financial report yesterday. He agrees that things aren’t looking good at the moment, but that the company will pick up real momentum across 3DS and Wii U this year, bolsteres by some strong IP on the horizon.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 05:09 BST
The Lost Reels is a remixed port of the original 2009 House of the Dead shooter and is set for release on iOS tonight. Broken into three “movies” or parts, the initial download offers the first movie, Papa’s Palace of Pain, and on playthrough will unlock the second movie, Ballistic Trauma. Naked Terror, the third part, must be purchased though. Each movie is made up of four levels and a boss battle.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 20:37 BST
Disney isn’t discounting the possibility of adding Marvel or Star Wars theme to its Infinity hybrid products.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 14:28 BST
Tomodachi Collection: New Life was the big seller in Japan the week of Apr 15 -21. It moved 404,858 for 3DS, while Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 debuted in second with 87,661 units sold on PS3. 3DS LL sales were up over the prior period by 28,950 units.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 18:11 BST
Nintendo has posted full-year profits of ¥7 billion for 2012, which is half of the company’s ¥14 billion projection. Regardless, this is an improvement over last year’s loss of ¥43.2 billion. The projection slump has been attributed to weak global sales of both Wii U and 3DS .
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 | 16:39 BST
Despite launching later in the month, BioShock Infinite was the best-selling game in the US in March.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 11:16 BST
Nintendo is closing several of the original Wii’s online channels and services in June.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 16:59 BST
Disney Infinity has a new video available after the break, showing off Toy Box Mode, which allows players to create their own adventures and worlds using the playsets for the game. Disney Infinity is due in August on 3DS, PS3, Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360 and will be supported by mobile apps. Thanks, AGB.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 12:01 BST
Disney’s Planes is a new trilogy of films set high above Pixar’s Cars universe. Naturally it’s getting the game treatment on every current Nintendo format under the sun.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 01:21 BST
Ubisoft will publish a game based on the The Smurfs 2, which hits cinemas and consoles in July. The action platformer is coming to PlayStation 3, Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360, and another title – a collection of mini-games and interactive stories – is on the way to DS. The core console version feature 30 levels including locations from the upcoming film, nine unique playable Smurf characters and co-op play for up to four players, or five on Wii U. A trailer is available through the break.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 13:08 BST
Nintendo has sold a lot of Wii consoles, and at no point did it see fit to release a bespoke charger – similar to Xbox 360 battery packs – meaning we were doomed to horde AA batteries and rechargables for ages. Now, finally, it seems like Nintendo is getting with the times.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 00:40 BST
Harmonix has warned that some downloadable tracks may disappear from the Rock Band store as long-standing license agreements expire, with some Metallica tracks already pulled.
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 22:17 BST
Toki Tori 2 is finally ready for your download through the eShop for Wii U. Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates of Inifinity also has new DLC available for those whow own a 3DS. There are other title available this week, and all are listed below. There’s also a sale on escapeVektor.
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 14:04 BST
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 19:42 BST
XSEED has announced a release date for Pandora’s Tower in North America. Originally just set for “April”, Wii users in the region will now be able to officially pick up the Ganbarion-developed title on April 16 for $39.99.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 15:36 BST
Luigi’s Mansion was still the number one title on the Media Create charts for the week, moving 111,000 units extra. Fate/Extra CCC debuted in second place for PSP, moving 73,000 units. On the hardware side of things, Wii and Wii U were the only offerings to show an increase over the prior week with 1,858 and 22,829 units moved, respectively. All other hardware units saw a decline in sales.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 23:05 BST
Don McLean’s American Pie has arrived in the Rock Band store, marking the end of an era – specifically, the era in which Harmonix released new content for its ground-breaking series of co-op music games.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | 17:41 GMT
For the fiscal year that for some strange reason ended on February 2, GameStop pulled in revenue adding up to $8.89 billion, which is a loss of $269.7 million, apparently. Also, that total is down seven percent year over year.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | 00:35 GMT
UK retailer ShopTo has dropped the price of the Wii U, but is still not seeing the kind of sales it would feel comfortable with.
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | 16:19 GMT
Wii Mini is of little interest to UK gamers, according to one of GAME’s flagship stores.