Category Archives: Nintendo
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 15:38 BST
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D topped the Media Create charts in Japan with 104,569 units moved, and ultimately helped provide 3DS with a much needed surge after disappointed hardware sales over the last couple of weeks. Sales of 3DS LL hit 29,533 units over the prior week’s 27,172 units, while 3DS sales saw the biggest jump out of the two offerings. The system moved 17,602 compared to 12,700 the prior week.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 16:42 BST
Ubisoft game director Ashraf Ismail has said not to expect Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag on PC to launch alongside the console versions.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 14:16 BST
505 Games has announced a release date change for Ashes Cricket 2013. Originally slated for release on June 21, the sports title will now release in July.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 12:42 BST
Ecco the Dolphin will be splashing his cheeky little flippers on the Japanese 3DS eShop from June 26, Sega has confirmed.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 10:51 BST
Rayman Legends suffered a well-documented delay earlier this year, and Ubisoft has come forward to say that the Wii U build was postponed following poor sales projections of the title.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 09:18 BST
Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata may have just said that the company alone is to blame for poor Wii U sales, but Nintendo of America head Reggie Fils-Aime is towing an opposite line. He has stated that the company feels no pressure from Microsoft and Sony’s next-gen consoles, as Nintendo is targeting a different area of the market.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 11:22 BST
Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata says poor marketing and a lack of killer app are to blame for the Wii U’s less than stellar sales, both of which he freely admits are Nintendo’s own fault.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 02:30 BST
Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime has blamed North American retail practices for the relative lack of variety in 3DS and 3DS XL colours.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 02:18 BST
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 23:35 BST
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 22:44 BST
After much controversial discusson on just how long The Wonderful 101 will last, director Hideki Kamiya has said an average first play session could be about 20 hours.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 22:03 BST
Metal Max 4: Moonlight Diva has been announced for 3DS. The RPG, vehicle combat titles takes place in a post apocalyptic world with an open ended gameplay and combat dogs.The game was announced via Famitsu and will be released in Japan this fall. Kadokawa Games will publish the title, and its DLC. Thanks, Siliconera.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 20:07 BST
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 18:12 BST
Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto feels the firm could have “done more” with 1987′s Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 17:50 BST
European 3DS owners have reported crash issues with StreetPass after applying the latest firmware update. According to CVG, users are finding that when they purchase the new content available through the update, an error messages occurs causing them to be unable to download the titles. A Nintendo representative said the firm was aware of “the technical difficulties which are occurring,” and that it is “currently investigating the situation.” Thanks, CVG.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 17:00 BST
Teslagrad, the side-scrolling puzzler from Rain Games, has been announced for Wii U.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 15:34 BST
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment president Martin Tremblay has said the firm is still confident in Wii U, it’s just the console got off to a slow start.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 12:18 BST
Super Smash Bros’ new combatant Wii Fit Trainer has been showcased in a screen assault from Nintendo. Get all the images here.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 11:26 BST
Pikmin 3 will include all of the features Shigeru Miyamoto wasn’t able to get into the GameCube original due to technical limitations and because the man has a very massive imagination. Regardless, the Wii U romp will see all of those ideas brought back into one charming package of win.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 09:08 BST
Microsoft’s ecosystem across Windows and Xbox formats isn’t encouraging the influx of indie-to-small developments as it should, former Microsoft Game Studios exec Peter Molyneux has cautioned.