Category Archives: Nintendo
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 23:12 GMT
PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have launched in most territories now to varying levels of fanfare. VG247′s Dave Cook reflects on both launches and look forward to what next year might bring.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 20:56 GMT
Treasurenauts, the latest from Renegade Kid, will not make its planned December 2013 release, but will instead land on 3DS during Q1 2014.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 15:51 GMT
Animal Crossing: New Leaf players who use the SpotPass feature will receive a free Tree-Stump Chair for the game from now until December 31. To receive the gift, players will need to head to the in-game Post Office on Main Street and speak with either Pelly or Phyllis. The chair is only available until the end of the month, so if you want the spiffy chair, it’d probably be best to go ahead and download it. Thanks, Nintendo World Report.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 12:52 GMT
Nintendo is likely to miss out on its projected ¥100 billion profit projection for the financial year, according to analysts. In addition, Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter has stressed that he company “steadfastly refuse” to believe that the Wii U is in a tight spot.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 12:12 GMT
Kirby: Triple Deluxe has been featured in the Japanese gaming press this week, and as ever, several magazine scans have oozed out of the internet’s pipe. Observe them here.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 11:48 GMT
Epic Games vice-president Mark Rein has commented on the state of second-screen play found on Wii U and Xbox SmartGlass. He reckons the method’s killer app will come eventually, but it’s not quite there yet.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 04:20 GMT
Wii U won’t see another Christmas and that’s just fine, according to former Little Deviants developer Kenny Linder. He also reckons Nintendo dropped the ball on Super Mario 3D World advertising, to the point that “nobody gives a s**t.”
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 09:47 GMT
Persona Q: Shadow of Labyrinth has received a batch of 3DS screens and character artwork, courtesy of publisher Atlus.
Mon, Dec 02, 2013 | 10:50 GMT
Nintendo has published its weekly list of eShop downloads for 2DS, 3DS and Wii U. Square’s Bravely Default and Warner’s oft-delayed romp Scribblenauts Unlimited lead this week’s offering.
Mon, Dec 02, 2013 | 11:12 GMT
Killzone: Shadow Fall is the highest-charting PS4 exclusive of the week, entering the UK charts at fourth. Call of Duty: Ghosts has slide-tackled FIFA 14 off the top spot once again.
Mon, Dec 02, 2013 | 10:07 GMT
Former Naughty Dog and THQ boss Jason Rubin has branded Nintendo as “irrelevant” within the hardware space.
Mon, Dec 02, 2013 | 11:11 GMT
Xbox One is said to have outsold PS4 over the North America Black Friday sales. That’s the claim of analyst firm InfoScout, which reckons Microsoft console doubled its rivals market share in the US.
Sun, Dec 01, 2013 | 23:26 GMT
Xbox One and Xbox 360 reportedly accounted for 61% of all console purchases at target and Walmart over the Thanksgiving sales weekend.
Thu, Nov 28, 2013 | 09:05 GMT
Batman: Arkham Origins gets its first major post-launch DLC drop next month, with “a little bit of narrative”.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 19:50 GMT
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team looks to be getting a 3DS XL, if shot taken of the box by a Walmart employee and a leaked Target ad are any indication. According to both sources of information posted on GameTrailers, the bundle comes with the game pre-installed on the silver/platinum system featuring outlines of the plumbers, and will be released on December 2. The Target ad notes it will run $199.99 and will be available for “special purchase” come 8 AM on December 2.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 17:06 GMT
Nintendo has released an update for Miiverse which prepared for the launch of the social network on 3DS next month.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 16:55 GMT
Nintendo has announced that 3DS owners with broadband connection can visit the Nintendo eShop starting December 2 and download the Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre software.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 22:03 GMT
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 bests Super Mario 3D World by 177,494 units on Media Create charts
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 debuted in the top slot on the Media Create charts, moving 277,082 units in three days on PS3. The Square Enix title bested the debut of Super Mario 3D World by 177,494 units. Full report below.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 09:06 GMT
Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn, Final Fantasy 11 and Dragon Quest 10 will engage in a season of big cross-over events from December, right through to March Square-Enix has detailed the events and released a new batch of screens.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 08:35 GMT
Nintendo 3DS is getting a digital guide to the Louvre gallery in France. The company has posted a video of president Satoru Iwata and Shigeru Miyamoto walking around the gallery to try it out. It’s quite bizarre.