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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... >>

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

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker review: Toadally awesome

By 12 December 2014

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... >>

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,... >>

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.... >>


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