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Nintendo doesn't want to make mobile games, but it will do a Mii app for smartphones

Nintendo doesn't want to make mobile games, but it will do a Mii app for smartphones

By 14 February 2015

Nintendo has announced it is finally making a mobile device app: a Mii app, actually, for phones. While speaking to Japan's Nikkei business daily, Satoru Iwata, Nintendo's president, admitted he's opposed to developing phone and tablet versions of Nintendo... >>

New Nintendo 3DS XL review: Handheld gaming has never been so good
5 out of 5

New Nintendo 3DS XL review: Handheld gaming has never been so good

By 13 February 2015

When Nintendo first announced its new versions of the 3DS and 3DS XL handhelds there were more than a few eyebrows raised. Yes, the 3D functionality of its handheld games consoles could be improved but surely we're at the end of the portable gaming boom?... >>

Netflix has a Legend of Zelda live-action TV series in the works

Netflix has a Legend of Zelda live-action TV series in the works

By 6 February 2015

Netflix and Nintendo are turning The Legend of Zelda video game into a television series. Netflix has a few major hits under its belt, including House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, but that doesn't mean it's slowing down anytime soon. The streaming... >>

Nintendo fans vindicated: Company in profit again and Wii U officially back in the game

Nintendo fans vindicated: Company in profit again and Wii U officially back in the game

By 28 January 2015

Nintendo has posted its latest financial results and although it has halved its profits forecast for the financial year ending in March, the company is set to end in profit for the period. Basically, its strategies and dogged resilience over the Wii... >>

New Nintendo 3DS XL hands-on: Finally glasses-free 3D that works

New Nintendo 3DS XL hands-on: Finally glasses-free 3D that works

By 23 January 2015

Nintendo is almost ready to bring its new 3DS and 3DS XL handheld consoles to the UK, having announced a release date of 13 February during a recent Nintendo Direct broadcast for Europe. They both, among other features, offer greatly improved glasses-free... >>

Nintendo Wii U owners finally get Wii games to download, including Super Mario Galaxy 2

Nintendo Wii U owners finally get Wii games to download, including Super Mario Galaxy 2

By 14 January 2015

Unlike Sony and Microsoft, Nintendo has always been strong on backwards compatibility for its consoles. The Nintendo Wii U is fully compatible with original Wii games, but until now that has only been through hardware emulation and using Wii discs. The... >>

Nintendo bringing New 3DS and New 3DS XL handhelds to UK and Europe 13 February

Nintendo bringing New 3DS and New 3DS XL handhelds to UK and Europe 13 February

By 14 January 2015

Nintendo has announced that it will be selling its new versions of the 3DS and 3DS XL handheld consoles in the UK and Europe from 13 February. Having already launched in Japan, prior to Christmas, the two consoles feature a number of significant upgrades... >>

New Nintendo 3DS available to UK gamers… sort of

New Nintendo 3DS available to UK gamers… sort of

By 6 January 2015

Nintendo has finally put its New Nintendo 3DS handheld console on sale in the UK, but it's unlikely you'll be able to get your hands on one. The Japanese gaming giant is offering select Club Nintendo members the chance to buy one for £179.99 ahead of... >>

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker review: Toadally awesome
4 out of 5

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker review: Toadally awesome

By 2 January 2015

It's tricky to characterise the story the Nintendo Wii U as anything but a sad one, at least if you're a Nintendo fan. There's nothing wrong with the console per se, but it has taken an age for the Japanese company to provide it with a credible library... >>

9 games that will make you buy a Nintendo Wii U

9 games that will make you buy a Nintendo Wii U

By 31 December 2014

Nintendo had a rocky start to 2014 but an excellent rest of the year. While the 3DS and games for the handheld continued to perform well in sales terms, the Wii U was struggling, leading many - ourselves included - to proclaim it a flop. We were wrong.... >>