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Nintendo UK launches online store

Nintendo UK has launched an online store where you can purchase a variety of games, consoles and other merchandise. At present, the items available are almost elusively first-party releases, but as Nintendo Life notes, there’s a few third-party offerings in the mix. Pricing seems to be comparable to the unusual suggested retail price and is […]

6 years ago

Nintendo Uk headlines

  • Nintendo UK admits people don't realise Wii U is new console, plans ambitious fight back

    Nintendo UK has admitted to MCV that most people simply do not realise that Wii U is a brand new console. Now the company is launching ambitious plans to increase awareness and hardware sales, including a partnership with Tesco.

    6 years ago
  • Wii U: UK midnight launch in pictures

    Wii U launched today across the UK and Europe. Nintendo has released shots of the console’s midnight launch this morning at HMV Oxford Street in London. Get the pics of the first buyers below.

    7 years ago
  • Wii U launch: Nintendo UK promises replacement stock for eventual sell-out

    Wii U has launched today in the UK, and Nintendo UK’s head of consumer marketing James Honeywell is hopeful that the console will live up to the launch of the original Wii, and assured buyers that replacement stock is on standby for when it eventually sells out.

    7 years ago
  • Dawn Paine to leave Nintendo UK

    MCV‘s reporting this morning that Nintendo UK marketing boss Dawn Paine is to leave the company.

    8 years ago
  • Nintendo UK appoints new head of communications

    Nintendo’s announced that Jo Bartlett will become its new head of communications in the UK. Bartlett, who’s previously done PR for PlayStation and Warner Bros., replaces Rob Saunders, who left the company back in April this year for Apple. Until now, his role had been left vacant. More details are on MCV.

    8 years ago
  • Nintendo UK PR boss Saunders to leave

    Nintendo’s just announced that UK head of communications Rob Saunders is leaving the company.

    9 years ago
  • Nintendo UK warns of 3DS price-rise, but no stock shortage this weekend

    Nintendo UK marketing manager James Honeywell has said that, regardless of whether you pre-ordered or not, there’ll be enough UK 3DS units for everyone to buy from today, this weekend and beyond – but he’s warned that the price could go up.

    9 years ago
  • Nintendo: 3DS is "indispensable", will "surprise" you

    Speaking on the many and varied qualities of 3DS, Nintendo UK gneral manager David Yarnton and marketing manager James Honeywell have said that StreetPass is an integral part of the portable’s appeal, turning it into “indispensable” kit sure to “surprise” you.

    9 years ago
  • Yarnton: 500,000 Brits will physically sample 3DS by April

    Nintendo UK general manager David Yarnton has told VG247 that the company plans to have over 500,000 people in the UK sample 3DS play before April 2011, describing the release of the machine as “our biggest launch yet”.

    9 years ago
  • Yarnton: No official 3DS bundles planned for launch, price won't stop "biggest" hardware launch ever

    Nintendo UK boss David Yarnton has confirmed to GI.biz tonight that the company does not plan to have any official 3DS hardware bundles for its launch on March 25.

    9 years ago
  • Nintendo boss: MS and Sony have brought "powerful" products to gaming

    Speaking at a Learning Without Frontiers event in London, Nintendo UK boss David Yarnton has praised the arrival of Microsoft and Sony in the games industry, saying the two have brought “powerful” products to market.

    9 years ago
  • Nintendo UK launches 3DS portal, implores you to "see it"

    Nintendo’s opened up a UK portal website for 3DS ahead of a European press event next week in Holland.

    9 years ago
  • Nintendo UK confirms entire year-end line-up

    Nintendo UK just sent out a huge release schedule for Wii and DS running from now until the end of the year. The company also confirmed this morning a December 11 date for The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. Get the entire line-up after the break.

    10 years ago
  • European DSi date? No comment, says Nintendo

    Nintendo’s just refused to comment on when we can expect a European date for DSi. “No comment on this one,” said a UK rep. Nintendo of America just confirmed the machine will release in the US on April 5, price $170. Rumour recently pointed to a Australian DSi release in July, logically leading to a […]

    11 years ago
  • Nintendo UK: Where people don't play games, we have work to do

    Speaking to MCV magazine, Nintendo UK boss David Yarnton has said that he won’t rest until everyone in the entire world is playing videogames. He sort of said that, anyway. “We really have only scratched the surface in terms of the number of potential users still out there,” he said. “As long as there are […]

    11 years ago
  • Nintendo UK boss: "We have never neglected core gamers"

    Nintendo UK head David Yarnton has denied that Nintendo ever turned its back on the hardcore, and has reiterated that new versions of “popular core gaming franchises” are on the way for Wii. “It’s simply not true, Nintendo has never lost its passion for core gamers,” he told MCV. “Nintendo would like to bring smiles […]

    11 years ago
  • "No plans" for more Brain Training, says Nintendo

    Speaking to MCV, Nintendo UK marketing boss Dawn Paine has admitted there are currently no plans for any more Brain Training games from Nintendo. “The idea behind More Brain Training is that people can move across to it once they have played the first one, and vice versa, and are looking for new challenges and […]

    11 years ago
  • WiiWare confirmed for May 20 launch in Europe

    Nintendo UK has confirmed that a schedule listing WiiWare for a May 20 launch in Europe is official and correct. WiiWare, a channel dedicated to providing downloadable games in a similar way to Xbox Live Arcade, launches in the US on May 12.

    12 years ago

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