How to Watch Nintendo at E3 2015

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The Electronic Entertainment Expo always seems pretty high-stakes when you’re talking about Nintendo. Nintendo straddles two horses in the entertainment industry. As the makers of the Wii U, they’re comfortably in third place behind the Xbox One and PS4. Splatoon did wonders for the console this past May and whatever the company shows at E3 […]

5 Wii U Games We Expect to See at E3 2015

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Every year millions of gamers around the world stop what they’re doing. They clear their schedules of any distractions and work hard to make sure that they don’t have any errands during launch time. These gamers find the nearest television set or internet-equipped device and settle in for all the biggest video game announcements coming […]

Suprise Splatoon Wii U Bundle Release Details Arrive  

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With the launch of Splatoon just weeks away, Nintendo is making it easier than ever for gamers to get their hands on everything they need to get going. This morning Nintendo revealed the Splatoon Wii U Bundle, an all-in-one package for anyone looking to pick up the game on May 29th. Announced officially in a […]

New Amiibo Pre-Order Frustrate Buyers as Big Sales Arrive

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It’s only been two days since Nintendo, makers of the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS, announced a wave of new Amiibo figures for use in their latest games, but already excitement is high. Video games and children’s retailer Toys R Us is now taking new Amiibo pre-orders and slashing prices on the Amiibo figures […]

Nintendo NX is the New PS4 & Xbox One Rival

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Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PS4 video game consoles aren’t yet feeling the heat from sales of Nintendo’s consoles and games, but that could change after next year. This morning the Japanese video game giant announced the Nintendo NX, a next generation video game console that it plans to launch in the not too distant […]

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Release Date Arrives

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Nintendo, makers of the Wii U gaming console, have revealed that Super Smash Bros. Wii U’s final release date in North America and around the world – and that’s only the beginning. Super Smash Bros. Wii U’s release date in the United States is November 21st. Nintendo announced that release date along with a slew […]

GameStop Preps for Holiday 2014 Deals

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America’s largest gaming retailer isn’t wasting time as it prepares for the holiday shopping season and beyond. GameStop is seeking to build a bit of momentum for the Holiday 2014 shopping  season with a deal that gets users extra games and accessories at absolutely no additional charge – provided they’re members of its Power Up Rewards […]

Is the Wii U Worth Buying in 2014? 5 Games that Seal the Deal

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When it debuted in 2012, Nintendo’s Wii U gaming console was laughed at. While Nintendo may have snatched an early lead with the Wii , it failed to capitalize on that lead by delivering a ton of third-party games. To make matters worse, the Wii didn’t even have hardware capable of going toe-to-toe with the […]

Star Fox for Wii U is on Its Way

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Nintendo is about to pull out one of the biggest cult hits of all to bolster sales for the Wii U: Star Fox. A new story filed earlier this week and mistakenly posted by Time just before Nintendo’s video press conference reveals the full story behind Star Fox for Wii U. Instead of using the […]

Nintendo Bets on Live Video and Super Smash Bros. Wii U for E3 2014

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Those looking for Nintendo to make an on-stage spectacle about upcoming games for the Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo or E3 2014 are out of luck. Instead, the Japanese maker of Mario, Metroid and more will hold three events designed to get buyers off the couch and playing […]

Mario and Luigi Arrival Gives Gamers New Reason to Get the Wii U

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Nintendo Wii U buyers can now download GameBoy Advanced games like Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga to play on their console, fulfilling a promise Nintendo made to users to bring even more games they love to the troubled console. Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga arrived in the Nintendo eShop earlier today, where Wii U owners […]

Mario Kart 8 Video Shows New Look, Old Favorite

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Nintendo could be on the cusp of successfully mixing some older game play elements, with the new graphics and updated controls that modern users expect, based on a new video trailer of Mario Kart 8 released today. The trailer surfaced on Nintendo’s YouTube page for the Wii U today. It showcases some of the new […]

DS Games Coming To The Wii U As Nintendo Looks To Make A Comeback

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Sales of Nintendo’s Wii U gaming console and the games that users purchase for it aren’t exactly running off the shelves. Just days after finally admitting that the console and the ecosystem that’s intended to support it aren’t taking off, Nintendo says it hopes to turn around the Wii U with a mix of user […]

Wii U Sales Suffer as PS4, Xbox One Dominate

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Nintendo has released its sales numbers for its various consoles, and the Wii U — as expected — is not doing well at all. The company announced that it has sold just 5.86 million Wii Us since the console’s launch in 2012, with 2.8 million of those selling in 2013 alone. Comparatively, Microsoft recently announced […]

Are Nintendo Games for iPhone and Android in The Works?

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If Nintendo had hoped that launching its Wii U gaming console a year earlier than rivals and integrating a touchscreen controller would boost sales, it was wrong. The past week the company announced that it expected to lose millions thanks to the console. Now Nintendo’s leaders say that they’re finally ready to take a look […]

Wii U Update Adds Original Wii Game Support to GamePad

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Nintendo has pushed out a new firmware update for its Wii U gaming console that adds the ability to play original Wii titles right on the Wii U’s GamePad. This new feature allows gamers to turn off their TV entirely and continue playing an original Wii game exclusively on the Wii U’s GamePad. The only downside […]

Nintendo in Trouble as Gamers Look to PS4, Xbox One, iPhone & iPad

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It wasn’t all that long ago that gaming industry watchers marveled at Nintendo. Collectively they wondered how this old gaming company had managed to create a gaming console with a motion controller that dominated more technologically impressive consoles from both Sony and Microsoft. Unfortunately for Nintendo, it’s no longer 2006. Playing games on a tablet […]

Nintendo Refuses To Cut Wii U Price

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Last week at E3, Nintendo showed off a number of new games for the Wii U, but one announcement was sorely missing from the show: a Wii U price cut. In an interview with VentureBeat Nintendo marketing executive Scott Moffit said the company has no plans to cut the price of the Wii U at […]

GameStop May Recall Wii U Basic Shortly After E3

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A report from Kotaku claims that GameStop may stop carrying the 8GB Wii U Basic on June 18, a week after the start of E3. The report comes from a leaked message sent to GameStop stores giving all stores two weeks to prepare for a recall of the $300 version of Nintendo’s latest home console. […]

Where to Play Nintendo Wii U E3 Demos at Best Buy

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This year at E3 Nintendo won’t hold a typical big press conference, though it will do its best to bring E3 to the public via a partnership with Best Buy. During E3 100 Best Buy stores across the U.S. and Canada will have Nintendo’s E3 demos on display. Today the company announced the 89 stores […]