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Splatoon review: Ink-redible multiplayer for just a few squids
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Splatoon review: Ink-redible multiplayer for just a few squids

By 16 hours ago

It is with great pleasure that we no longer talk about the Wii U as Nintendo's big mistake. Instead, it is now firmly ensconced as everybody's favourite second console, even some gamers' first. And titles like Splatoon are prime examples as to why. Conversations... >>

How to upgrade your Wii U storage by 1TB or more: That's enough for more than 150 games

How to upgrade your Wii U storage by 1TB or more: That's enough for more than 150 games

By 18 May 2015

Although digital versions of Wii U games are nowhere near as large in file size as those available for Xbox One or PS4, nor do you require to install disc-based titles, you will still more than likely find yourself running out of storage space on your... >>

You'll never guess how much this silver Mario Amiibo costs

You'll never guess how much this silver Mario Amiibo costs

By 14 May 2015

Nintendo has confirmed earlier rumours that it will be releasing a special edition silver Mario Amiibo in the US, to follow the gold edition that sold out almost as quickly as it went onto Wallmart shelves back in March. Amiibos have not just been popular... >>

Nintendo will release 5 iPhone and Android games but not until 2017

Nintendo will release 5 iPhone and Android games but not until 2017

By 8 May 2015

After releasing better than expected financial results yesterday, Nintendo has outlined its plans to move into the smartphone game, er, game. It had previously revealed that it would look to bring some of its famous properties, including Mario, to the... >>

If you need further proof as to why Splatoon on Wii U will be awesome, check these out

If you need further proof as to why Splatoon on Wii U will be awesome, check these out

By 7 May 2015

When we played several of the key game modes in Nintendo's forthcoming multiplayer shooter Splatoon in March, we said that the Japanese gaming giant had come up with a sure fire hit. Even as the day was winding up, we didn't want to leave the third-person... >>

Some new Nintendo Amiibos will come in card form, normal 3DS to get NFC reader too

Some new Nintendo Amiibos will come in card form, normal 3DS to get NFC reader too

By 2 April 2015

During Nintendo's Direct broadcast yesterday the company revealed that Amiibos in future won't just come in toy figure form. Some Amiibos, such as characters for a forthcoming Animal Crossing game, will also come on "more portable" cards. In all likelihood... >>

Nintendo is adding classic N64 and DS games to its Wii U virtual console

Nintendo is adding classic N64 and DS games to its Wii U virtual console

By 2 April 2015

As part of Nintendo's regular Nintendo Direct series, the Japanese company has revealed it will bring retro Nintendo 64 and Nintendo DS games to the Wii U virtual console service. Your TV monitor and Wii U gamepad will provide multiple, duo-screen layout... >>

Legend of Zelda for Nintendo Wii U delayed until 2016, but that may be good

Legend of Zelda for Nintendo Wii U delayed until 2016, but that may be good

By 30 March 2015

Nintendo has announced that the upcoming Legend of Zelda on the Wii U will be delayed until next year. Legend of Zelda was expected to be released by the end of 2015 after being shown off at E3 in June. Now it will not only be missing from E3 but won't... >>

10 great games that will make you buy a Nintendo Wii U

10 great games that will make you buy a Nintendo Wii U

By 24 March 2015

Nintendo had a rocky start to 2014 but an excellent rest of the year which has lead into a strong early 2015. While the 3DS and games for the handheld continued to perform well in sales terms, the Wii U was struggling, leading many - ourselves included... >>

Splatoon in-depth preview: By jove Nintendo, you've only gone and done it again

Splatoon in-depth preview: By jove Nintendo, you've only gone and done it again

By 23 March 2015

No sooner had Nintendo announced both a new console and plans to extend its own gaming franchises to mobile devices than everybody was queuing to write off the Wii U again. However, recent hardware sales figures and critical acclaim for the titles that... >>