Nintendo has announced it will release a low-cost, miniature version of the original Wii console in the UK. The red and back Wii Mini console is tiny, and designed to appeal to Nintendo fans not prepared to hand over more than £200 for its more recent touchscreen Wii U system. It previously launched in Canada immediately prior to the launch of the Wii U. Needless to say,...
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Software releases on Nintendo Wii U have been scarce since the system launched in Nov. 2012, but on Monday, March 18, Nintendo and TT Games launch one of the system’s most anticipated titles of early 2013 with Wii...
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With core gamers focusing on Sony’s PlayStation 4 and the expected announced of a new Xbox from Microsoft, Nintendo Wii U hasn’t been receiving a lot of press. The console had a strong launch with sales paced ahead of the original Nintendo Wii, but while that console struck a chord with a mainstream audience, Wii U doesn’t seem to be following that same trajectory.
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Nintendo has released a critical update for its Wii U console which will improve loading times and bring a number of new features. Sluggish performance has been a constant issue since the innovative console's launch late last year. While noted for its innovative touchscreen controller and retro-inspired games, the console has suffered from reports of long loading times and a...
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Nintendo released the financial results Wednesday for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2013 and they paint a bleak picture for the Wii U. Sales of the recently released console fell off a cliff following its launch last November.The...
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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata spent the first half of this morning's Nintendo Direct live stream talking about the 3DS, but 17 minutes in the conversation swung around to the Wii U and the topic of the upcoming Wii U spring update finally came up.The Wii U spring update will arrive next week, Iwata revealed, bringing with it a laundry list of welcome changes to the...
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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata spent the first half of this morning's Nintendo Direct live stream talking about the 3DS, but 17 minutes in the conversation swung around to the Wii U and its eventual update.The Wii U spring update will arrive next week, Iwata revealed, bringing with it a laundry list of welcome changes to the hardware.Not least of those changes will be a...
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While having a somewhat decent launch initially, sales of the Wii U have been slowing for a few months now with no must-have games on the horizon. Slowing by a worrying amount, actually.
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Perhaps poor marketing is holding back Wii U sales for Nintendo. AsSpike TV's GTTV host Geoff Keighley noted on Twitter, a new campaign from Nintendo is using flyers to show just how awesome the Wii U is. Except, instead of going after console rivals Nintendo decided to aim its attack at its own, older-generation console the Wii. To be fair, the Wii is probably the strongest...
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The zombiepocalypse has long been fertile ground for video game developers and Ubisoft is keeping the undead-bashing good times rolling with ZombiU, a first-person survival horror launch title for the Wii U...
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