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Nintendo launching Mario Kart 8 on 30 May for Wii U

Nintendo launching Mario Kart 8 on 30 May for Wii U

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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,... >>

Bethesda abandons Wii U

Bethesda abandons Wii U

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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... >>

New Super Luigi U preview: First play

New Super Luigi U preview: First play

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There's something fundamentally familiar about New Super Luigi U. And that's no accident: the side-scrolling platform game ultimately is - to give it its music biz terminology - a remix of New Super Mario Bros U. Pocket-lint got to play Luigi U at the... >>

Bayonetta 2 preview: First play of Wii U exclusive

Bayonetta 2 preview: First play of Wii U exclusive

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Bayonetta 2 is one of those fast-paced arcade games that's borderline bonkers. The now Nintendo-only sequel to the original arcade smasher is set for launch on Wii U in 2014. Good job, as Ninty needs some of those grittier titles to grace its flagging... >>