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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 on Wii U is cheaper if you download it

The Wii U edition of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be released digitally at the same time it hits retail.

By John Robertson | 26 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Tekken Tag Tournament 2 on Wii U is cheaper if you download it

Nintendo to sell Wii U at loss on launch

Nintendo has revealed that they will be selling the Wii U at a loss when in next month.

By John Robertson | 25 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Nintendo to sell Wii U at loss on launch

Underage children involved in the production of Nintendo hardware at Foxconn facilities

Nintendo has admitted that underage child workers have likely worked on Wii U production lines.

By John Robertson | 24 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Underage children involved in the production of Nintendo hardware at Foxconn facilities

Nintendo posts loss of $350 million for six months ending September

For the six months ending 30 September 2012 Nintendo has recorded a net loss of $350 million.

By John Robertson | 24 Oct 2012 | 1

Epic Mickey 2 confirmed as a Wii U launch title

Disney has announced that Epic Mickey 2 on Wii U will be released on 30 November in the UK, the same day as the console itself hits retail.

By John Robertson | 4 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Epic Mickey 2 confirmed as a Wii U launch title

Full list of unveiled Wii U launch window titles

As well as letting the Wii U launch dates out of the bag today, Nintendo reeled off a fairly hefty list of titles that will be released within the initial launch window for the console.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Full list of unveiled Wii U launch window titles

ZombiU trailer goes two layers deep [Video]

ZombiU is a game that encompasses all the U’s. There’s the name of the course, and the fact that it’s coming to the Wii U, plus the publisher; Ubisoft.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on ZombiU trailer goes two layers deep [Video]

Capcom reveals Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U and 3DS [Video]

Another sizeable Nintendo-related announcement to emerge from today’s press event is Capcom’s reveal of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Wii U and 3Ds platforms.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Capcom reveals Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U and 3DS [Video]

Bayonetta 2 announced as Wii U exclusive [Video]

In something of a surprise twist, Bayonetta is getting a sequel.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Sep 2012 | 1

Wii U launching in Europe on 30 November, in US on 18 November

Following the announcement of the Japanese Wii U launch date earlier today, Nintendo has confirmed the dates for the console’s European and North American releases.

By John Robertson | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Wii U launching in Europe on 30 November, in US on 18 November

What is Nintendo Network Premium?

As part of the conference during which they confirmed the Japanese Wii U release date, Nintendo also unveiled Nintendo Network Premium.

By John Robertson | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on What is Nintendo Network Premium?

Wii U release date is 8 December in Japan and it’s not cheap

 
Nintendo has finally provided a Japanese release date for the Wii U.

By John Robertson | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Wii U release date is 8 December in Japan and it’s not cheap

Wii U’s European & N. American release date will be confirmed this Thursday

 

Nintendo has promised to confirm the European release date of the Wii U later this week, on Thursday 13 September at 3pm British time.

By John Robertson | 11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Wii U’s European & N. American release date will be confirmed this Thursday

No 1080p for Mass Effect 3 on Wii U

New generation, no HD support as standard. At least as far as Nintendo is concerned.

By John Robertson | 3 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on No 1080p for Mass Effect 3 on Wii U

BioWare joining up with second studio to produce Mass Effect 3 on Wii U

BioWare are handling the Wii U port of Mass Effect 3 alone.

By John Robertson | 29 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on BioWare joining up with second studio to produce Mass Effect 3 on Wii U

Nintendo 3DS XL Review – Bigger is better

The 3DS XL comes little over a year after the release of the original 3DS, making it a rather contentious and potentially irritating piece of kit for anyone who plumped for the first model.

By John Robertson | 9 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Nintendo 3DS XL Review – Bigger is better

Nintendo’s handheld division “will fall apart”

Nintendo are being well and truly beaten by the likes of Apple and Android in the handheld market.

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | 5

Nintendo will not bid for Wii U exclusivity with third-parties

Nintendo has stated that it will not be paying third-party developers to set up deals for titles exclusive to the Wii U.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Nintendo will not bid for Wii U exclusivity with third-parties