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Nintendo fans vindicated: Company in profit again and Wii U officially back in the game

Nintendo fans vindicated: Company in profit again and Wii U officially back in the game

By 28 January 2015

Nintendo has posted its latest financial results and although it has halved its profits forecast for the financial year ending in March, the company is set to end in profit for the period. Basically, its strategies and dogged resilience over the Wii... >>

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker review: Toadally awesome
4 out of 5

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker review: Toadally awesome

By 2 January 2015

It's tricky to characterise the story the Nintendo Wii U as anything but a sad one, at least if you're a Nintendo fan. There's nothing wrong with the console per se, but it has taken an age for the Japanese company to provide it with a credible library... >>

9 games that will make you buy a Nintendo Wii U

9 games that will make you buy a Nintendo Wii U

By 31 December 2014

Nintendo had a rocky start to 2014 but an excellent rest of the year. While the 3DS and games for the handheld continued to perform well in sales terms, the Wii U was struggling, leading many - ourselves included - to proclaim it a flop. We were wrong.... >>

Slimmer and sexier Wii U GamePad spotted in official Nintendo video

Slimmer and sexier Wii U GamePad spotted in official Nintendo video

By 15 December 2014

Nintendo's Wii U console is going through somewhat of a resurgence, with sales in one week this November being the best its had in two years of life. Now there are signs that Nintendo plans to give the console a second major push with a Japanese Mario... >>

6 reasons why Nintendo's Wii U has risen from the dead

6 reasons why Nintendo's Wii U has risen from the dead

By 12 December 2014

Nintendo may have had some financial woes over the last year or so, but it has just announced that the week commencing 23 November was the best week for sales of the Wii U since the console's launch in November 2012. Remember, this is a console many... >>

Nintendo turns financial corner as strong Wii U games line-up breathes new life into console

Nintendo turns financial corner as strong Wii U games line-up breathes new life into console

By 29 October 2014

Nintendo had a great E3 trade show in Los Angeles this summer and that renewed enthusiasm in the industry for its flagging Wii U games console. Now the financial results for the six months ending September 2014 have confirmed that the company has officially... >>

Bayonetta 2 review: Raucous and racy, the best game you'll never play
4.5 out of 5

Bayonetta 2 review: Raucous and racy, the best game you'll never play

By 23 October 2014

Anyone who bemoans the alleged lack of strong lead female characters in games hasn't come across Bayonetta. Frankly, she makes Lara Croft look like a prissy little wuss. Bayonetta is a witch, for starters, has guns built into her high heels, can transmogrify... >>

Wii U not dead, console sales dramatically increase but Nintendo still hemorrhaging cash

Wii U not dead, console sales dramatically increase but Nintendo still hemorrhaging cash

By 30 July 2014

Just when we all thought the Wii U was on its way out, year on year sales of the console have more than tripled. Nintendo sold 510,000 units globally between April and June this year in comparison to just 160,000 in the same period in 2013. Admittedly,... >>

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... >>

Best games for 2014 and beyond: The 36 best PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U games

Best games for 2014 and beyond: The 36 best PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U games

By 23 June 2014

While last year's E3 videogames trade show mainly focused on the two new next-generation consoles, this year's event was the ultimate showcase for an amazing line-up of games. Most games publishers focused on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC next-generation titles,... >>