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PS4 still outselling Xbox One regardless of Microsoft price drop, but Nintendo is the winner in June

PS4 still outselling Xbox One regardless of Microsoft price drop, but Nintendo is the winner in June

By 18 July 2014

Microsoft is not having that good a time of late. Not only has it announced it needs to make 18,000 of its employees redundant globally and, in the process, shut down its Xbox Entertainment Studios and scrap plans for future video content, but it's... >>

Kids ditching Nintendo 3DS in favour of tablets as go-to gaming devices

Kids ditching Nintendo 3DS in favour of tablets as go-to gaming devices

By 27 June 2014

The children have spoken and it's a damning day for Nintendo as the majority prefer to game on tablets rather than on the dedicated 3DS. This is the first time tablets have overtaken Nintendo's 3DS as the most popular personal games unit owned by UK children.... >>

Super Smash Bros for Wii U preview: Want to fight as your Mii against Pac-Man? Now you can

Super Smash Bros for Wii U preview: Want to fight as your Mii against Pac-Man? Now you can

By 17 June 2014

There's a line in The Who's Won't Get Fooled Again that could apply to Super Smash Bros for the Wii U: "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss." Fans of the N64 original, plus Melee and Brawl, will find that they are on very familiar ground with the... >>

Splatoon preview: Going 4 v 4 in Nintendo's mad new multiplayer skirmish

Splatoon preview: Going 4 v 4 in Nintendo's mad new multiplayer skirmish

By 16 June 2014

You can trust Nintendo to pull some mad cap games out of the bag during E3 each more, perhaps more so than its major rivals. However, once we saw Sunset Overdrive on Xbox One we thought Insomniac and Microsoft had stolen the thunder on the bonkers front.... >>

Yoshi's Woolly World preview: The Wii U surprise hit of E3

Yoshi's Woolly World preview: The Wii U surprise hit of E3

By 16 June 2014

Much has been said and written about the struggles of Nintendo's Wii U console to sell in significant numbers, some, ourselves included, have even mulled over the possibility that the machine is in its death throes. Try telling that to Nintendo though,... >>

Mario Maker preview: Building our own Mario levels, every Nintendo fan's dream

Mario Maker preview: Building our own Mario levels, every Nintendo fan's dream

By 12 June 2014

One of the more quirky Wii U titles trailed during the E3 special edition of Nintendo Direct was Mario Maker. Not just a game, it allows you to build and then play your own Mario Bros levels and, presumably, then share them with a community of other gamers.... >>

Mario Maker revealed during Nintendo Direct, build your own Mario games on Wii U

Mario Maker revealed during Nintendo Direct, build your own Mario games on Wii U

By 10 June 2014

A rumour started to fly around those attending E3 yesterday that a new Mario game was to make its debut on the 3DS during the show. Now, thanks to a "first look" during Nintendo's annual online livestream event, Nintendo Direct, we know what it is. Mario... >>

Zelda Wii U gameplay unveiled, vast world and non-linear path promised - see the screens here

Zelda Wii U gameplay unveiled, vast world and non-linear path promised - see the screens here

By 10 June 2014

If Nintendo hadn't shown off Zelda for Wii U at this year's E3 expo in Los Angeles then not only would we have cried buckets, but it would have been the final nail in the coffin for Nintendo's console. But the Japanese company stepped up to the plate... >>

Amiibo for Wii U, Nintendo's answer to Disney Infinity, announced at E3 2014

Amiibo for Wii U, Nintendo's answer to Disney Infinity, announced at E3 2014

By 10 June 2014

Nintendo isn't just about new software at this year's E3. Using its Nintendo E3 live stream Reggie Fils-Aime, the USA CEO, also unveiled Amiibo - the company's answer to Disney Infinity. Amiibo are physical characters that can connect via the Wii U Gamepad... >>

Watch the E3 2014 Nintendo Digital Event: No Mario, but there is some Smash Bros

Watch the E3 2014 Nintendo Digital Event: No Mario, but there is some Smash Bros

By 10 June 2014

If you want to catch-up on everything that Nintendo has to talk about at E3, then we have the "live" feed for you right here.  It's actually a Digital Event - there's no real life press conference - but it's still worth tuning in to see what Nintendo... >>