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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Nintendo have released a new system update for the Nintendo Wii U on April 25. This is update brings a number of new features to the Nintendo Wii U – most notable being Virtual Console games to the Nintendo eShop...
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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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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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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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According to a report by JapanTimes on May 6, Nintendo is actively pursuing means to allow customers to use smartphone apps and software on the newly released Nintendo Wii U game console.Sources tell JapanTimes that Nintendo is offering...
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Nintendo kicked off the new generation of console hardware last fall with the introduction of the Wii U but will it be able to survive the rise of new consoles by Sony and Microsoft and how will it evolve? The death of the console Innovation in controllers has been a mainstay of recent Nintendo offerings. It was the first company to provide a motion-activated approach to...
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Satoru Iwata has provided some commentary in regards to the graphics capabilities of the Nintendo Wii U system. According to a report by My Nintendo News on April 27, the CEO of Nintendo (the company behind the upcoming “Super...
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Nintendo of America have announced on April 23 that the Nintendo Wii U’s Virtual Console will launch with 8 classic Nintendo titles when the service launches later this week.Included in the 8 titles are the four previously...
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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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