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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... >>

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze review
5 out of 5

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze review

By 21 February 2014

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is proof positive that 2D platformers still have a place in modern gaming. It is, quite simply, a superb platform title and a much needed one for the Wii U. The return of Donkey Kong might not necessarily reinvigorate... >>

Nintendo launching Mario Kart 8 on 30 May for Wii U

Nintendo launching Mario Kart 8 on 30 May for Wii U

By 13 February 2014

Mario Kart 8 will launch on 30 May for the Wii U, Nintendo announced during its Direct event on Thursday. The new Mario Kart title will bring drivers karts that can turn into hovercraft, submarines and gliders, alongside anti-gravity features, like... >>

Nintendo dramatically lowers Wii U sales targets, from 9 million to 2.8, expects to post massive loss

Nintendo dramatically lowers Wii U sales targets, from 9 million to 2.8, expects to post massive loss

By 17 January 2014

It's been know for a while that Nintendo was not going to match its yearly forecast for sales of its Wii U console. The company predicted that it would sell nine million units in the financial year ending March 2014, to add to the 3.45 million sold globally... >>

Nintendo assures Europe the Wii U TVii feature is coming

Nintendo assures Europe the Wii U TVii feature is coming

By 14 January 2014

It's been a year since the Nintendo Wii U launched. That's one year without the Wii U TVii service that Nintendo promised Europe it would have. Now Ninty has apologised, assuring European residents the electronic programme guide and control system TVii... >>

Nintendo Wii Fit actually helps control diabetes

Nintendo Wii Fit actually helps control diabetes

By 10 December 2013

Nintendo makes you better, fitter, stronger. Like the Sixty Million Dollar Man, machines are helping man become more, but surprisingly it’s a console that’s doing it. According to research conducted on 220 diabetic patients, playing Nintendo’s Wii... >>

Nintendo 3DS update: YouTube, Miiverse and unified accounts coming soon

Nintendo 3DS update: YouTube, Miiverse and unified accounts coming soon

By 13 November 2013

Nintendo has announced an update for its portable gaming console Nintendo 3DS, which includes news that YouTube, Miiverse and unified accounts are all in the works. The company revealed that a YouTube app is coming, giving gamers the ability to search,... >>

Nintendo: Wii U hardware still has a negative impact on Nintendo's profits

Nintendo: Wii U hardware still has a negative impact on Nintendo's profits

By 30 October 2013

Nintendo's "Wii U hardware still has a negative impact on Nintendo's profits", that's the bottom line from Nintendo even though sales are up, according to the Japanese gaming giant. In the company's latest earnings report, Nintendo said it had sold 300,000... >>

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

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

By 22 October 2013

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,... >>

Bethesda abandons Wii U

Bethesda abandons Wii U

By 7 August 2013

More bad news for Nintendo and the Wii U as yet another developer has confirmed that it isn't developing for the games console. Bethesda, famous for games like The Elder Scrolls, has reportedly said in a recent interview that it isn't developing any of... >>