The latest Nintendo Direct has confirmed that a certain classic SNES title will finally be arriving on the Wii U Virtual Console service in North America. That game is “Earthbound,” and the news was announced on April...
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Perhaps poor marketing is holding back Wii U sales for Nintendo. AsSpike TV's GTTV host Geoff Keighley noted on Twitter, a new campaign from Nintendo is using flyers to show just how awesome the Wii U is. Except, instead of going after console rivals Nintendo decided to aim its attack at its own, older-generation console the Wii. To be fair, the Wii is probably the strongest...
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The history of Nintendo's key franchises is more complex than three seasons of Game of Thrones, run backwards, in French. Take Mario, (deep breath), whose recent Wii U outing was a home console remake of a retro-inspired but original 3DS handheld game, but whose upcoming 'true' 3D reboot is more inspired by the Gamecube's 'Super Mario Galaxy'. Or Zelda, who has both an...
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Nintendo has announced it will release a low-cost, miniature version of the original Wii console in the UK. The red and back Wii Mini console is tiny, and designed to appeal to Nintendo fans not prepared to hand over more than £200 for its more recent touchscreen Wii U system. It previously launched in Canada immediately prior to the launch of the Wii U. Needless to say,...
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Far be it from me to take Michael Patcher's word as gospel, but if his recent estimates are right, it's going to be a rather terrible March for Nintendo. The Wedbush analyst believes that Nintendo sold about 85,000 Wiis in March, and only 55,000 Wii Us. That would make the Wii sales down 51% from last year, and the Wii U drop 17% from last month. For comparison, he estimates...
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With core gamers focusing on Sony’s PlayStation 4 and the expected announced of a new Xbox from Microsoft, Nintendo Wii U hasn’t been receiving a lot of press. The console had a strong launch with sales paced ahead of the original Nintendo Wii, but while that console struck a chord with a mainstream audience, Wii U doesn’t seem to be following that same trajectory.
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EA Sports confirmed Wednesday what was already suspected, Madden NFL 25 will make an appearance on the PS3 and Xbox 360 this year but not the Wii U."We will not be releasing a Wii U version of...
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If you follow the gaming industry at all, you know that Nintendo has been struggling significantly over the last year or so. While the company rode high on the incredible popularity of the original Nintendo Wii years ago, it has been unable to replicate that success with its latest generation console. The Nintendo Wii U ...
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Software releases on Nintendo Wii U have been scarce since the system launched in Nov. 2012, but on Monday, March 18, Nintendo and TT Games launch one of the system’s most anticipated titles of early 2013 with Wii...
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Ubisoft has confirmed this morning, that Splinter Cell Blacklist is also in development for the Nintendo Wii U.This is great news for Wii U owners looking for more 3rd party titles this year, and should really come as no...
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