Tagged with: Wii U

The Best Video Games That E3 2014 Had to Offer

The Best Video Games That E3 2014 Had to Offer

Another round of E3 keynotes have come and gone, leaving video game fans waiting months (or more) to get their hands on the games they’ve drooled over this week. While I haven't spent much time playing video games lately – I spent more time watching all five major addresses (Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Sony and Nintendo) ...

Nintendo at E3 2014: Zelda, Smash Bros., Captain Toad and More

Nintendo at E3 2014: Zelda, Smash Bros., Captain Toad and More

Nintendo held its special ‘Digital Event’ for E3 2014 on Tuesday – forgoing a traditional press conference again in favor of a pre-recorded video. The segment was packed full of new video games, details and announcements, so if you happened to miss all the excitement – here’s a breakdown of everything the iconic ...

Nintendo Posts Third Straight Year of Financial Loss

Nintendo Posts Third Straight Year of Financial Loss

Nintendo's reported a staggering loss of $456 million for the past financial year. The blame is being laid squarely at its relatively young console, the Wii U. Sales have slowed significantly: Nintendo sold 2.72 million Wii Us in the last twelve months. (Running totals for the Xbox One and PS4: five and seven million, ...

Nintendo is Planning a ‘Quality of Life’-Based Console for 2015-16 Launch

Nintendo is Planning a ‘Quality of Life’-Based Console for 2015-16 Launch

Paging Dr. Mario. Nintendo’s big plan for the future isn’t mobile games — it’s boosting your “quality of life.” At a briefing for investors and the media held on Thursday morning, Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata outlined the company’s plan to create a third platform to sit alongside its Wii U and Nintendo 3DS ...

Report: Nintendo is Already Working on the Wii U’s Successor, ‘Fusion’

Report: Nintendo is Already Working on the Wii U’s Successor, ‘Fusion’

We have just received an anonymous tip from one of our very reputable sources regarding possible information related to Nintendo’s next-generation hardware; for both its home and portable consoles. Perhaps the most important question is, “what is Nintendo working on”? As many may already be aware, Nintendo is already ...

Wii U in Major Trouble: Nintendo Slashes 2014 Sales Projections By Two-Thirds

Wii U in Major Trouble: Nintendo Slashes 2014 Sales Projections By Two-Thirds

It's not even financials season yet, but Nintendo is trying to lower expectations in advance. In a statement on Friday, it's announced that it's reassessed unit sales for its flagship Wii U console, hacking it down from 9 million for April 2013 - March 2014 to just 2.8 million -- less than a third of the original estimate. ...

Nintendo Wii U Retro Review: Is it Worth the Money This Year?

Nintendo Wii U Retro Review: Is it Worth the Money This Year?

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 may be making the biggest splashes this holiday season, but for the newest console with the deepest roster of games, you need to look at … the Wii U? Yeah, I think that’s probably true, even though I’m not sure I fully believe it myself. I’ve had my Wii U for just over a year now, ...

Game Over: The Wii U is a Joke and It’s All Nintendo’s Fault

Game Over: The Wii U is a Joke and It’s All Nintendo’s Fault

Last week, amidst all the “WHO WON E3?!?” talk, all eyes were on Sony and Microsoft. Whether you think that Sony won the next-gen console war already or that Microsoft will be victorious in the end, chances are good you probably weren’t thinking about Nintendo. The big N decided NOT to have an official E3 ...

Nintendo Should Abandon Miiverse, Add in Facebook, Twitter and Vine

Nintendo Should Abandon Miiverse, Add in Facebook, Twitter and Vine

Nintendo is struggling to show consumers why they should be interested in its new Wii U video game console. There is nothing drastically wrong with the hardware; it combines high-definition graphics with an intriguing tablet controller for what should be original and compelling gameplay experiences. It’s not the most ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 17, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 17, 2013

If you haven’t noticed, Nintendo and Amazon don’t play well together. When Nintendo’s newest console, the Wii U, could first be pre-ordered last fall, stores like GameStop and Best Buy jumped at the opportunity to make a quick buck from gamers eager for the first new console in years. But Amazon didn’t, and to this ...