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The Wii is dead, long live the... oh...

The Wii is dead, long live the... oh...

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Nintendo has officially ceased production of its Wii console in Japan, which effectively signals the end for the seven-year-old games machine as it's not manufactured anywhere else. Consumers will still be able to buy them until stock runs out globally,... >>

Nintendo E3 press conference cancelled, says no hardware to announce

Nintendo E3 press conference cancelled, says no hardware to announce

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Games conventions are normally about games companies holding conferences about their upcoming releases, but that's not going to be the case for Nintendo at this year's E3. The Japanese company has confirmed that it won't be holding any press events during... >>

Skylanders Swap Force: 16 new swappable characters to want and master

Skylanders Swap Force: 16 new swappable characters to want and master

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Activision has announced 16 new characters for its Skylanders game that are likely to have kids wanting to play the game even more than ever. The new characters, announced at the New York Toy Fair, now have swappable top and bottom halves, to give you... >>

Lovefilm comes to Wii, to hit Wii U soon

Lovefilm comes to Wii, to hit Wii U soon

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Lovefilm subscribers will now be able to watch streamed movies and TV shows on the Nintendo Wii as part of their package. However, although the Wii U launched with the Lovefilm app pre-installed, the service is yet to be activated on that platform. The... >>

Wii Mini official, but only in Canada for now

Wii Mini official, but only in Canada for now

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Following an earlier leak on the Canadian Best Buy home page, Nintendo has confirmed it is launching a smaller, slimmer version of the original Wii games console. Dubbed the Wii Mini, it will ditch internet access and GameCube compatibility, in order... >>

Nintendo Wii Mini console revealed on Best Buy site

Nintendo Wii Mini console revealed on Best Buy site

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Best Buy Canada has let slip that Nintendo plans to launch a smaller, sleeker version of its original Wii console in time for Christmas. Called the Wii Mini, it's coming on 7 December and, as yet, hasn't been officially announced. That hasn't stopped... >>

Wii U sells over 400k units in first week

Wii U sells over 400k units in first week

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Although many, including the godfather of videogaming Nolan Bushnell, have cast doubts over whether Nintendo will have success with its new console, the Wii U, its first week sales numbers are impressive enough to suggest there's still plenty of excitement... >>

Nintendo losing millions as gamers wait for Wii U

Nintendo losing millions as gamers wait for Wii U

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Nintendo is continuing to haemorrhage money despite an increase in Nintendo 3DS hardware and software sales.  The Japanese gaming giant has released its first-quarter financial results for the period ending June 30 2012. Though the number of Nintendo... >>

Nintendo Wii U release date: When is the Wii U coming out?

Nintendo Wii U release date: When is the Wii U coming out?

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Your Nintendo Wii is looking a bit dated, you want some new Nintendo excitement in your home - but when is the new Nintendo Wii U coming out and should you wait? Nintendo has confirmed the official launch date as Christmas 2012. Should you wait? If... >>

E3 2012: Show coverage starts here

E3 2012: Show coverage starts here

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We've touched down in Los Angeles, have picked up our press passes, and our knees are trembling at the thought of the swarm of top games titles we're about to play. Yep, it's E3 2012 time and Pocket-lint is ready to rock. Over the next five days, we'll... >>