The Legacy of the Wii U

We are only weeks away from the launch of the highly anticipated Nintendo Switch. As we bid farewell to the Wii U, let’s take a look at the legacy it leaves behind. Getting Off on the Wrong Foot Unfortunately, the Wii U seemed doomed from the get-go. With an underwhelming marketing campaign, Nintendo failed toContinue reading “The Legacy of the Wii U”

Wii U Production Officially Ended in Japan

With the Nintendo Switch just around the corner, the era of the Wii U had to come to an end some time. While it was known that production of the console was to end soon, today on the hardware section of Nintendo’s Japanese website, it was announced today that Wii U production has officially finished. The titleContinue reading “Wii U Production Officially Ended in Japan”

Nintendo Financial Results Show 3DS Sales Rising, While Wii U Sales Fall Sharply

The Nintendo financial results have been posted for the first nine months of the fiscal year. As well an overall increase in profit for the same nine-month period of the last year (see image below), the results show a 10% increase in 3DS hardware sales and 20% increase in 3DS software sales on a year-on-year basis. AContinue reading “Nintendo Financial Results Show 3DS Sales Rising, While Wii U Sales Fall Sharply”

New Breath of the Wild Footage to be Shown at Game Awards

During the Game Awards this Thursday, December 1st, new footage for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be revealed. Nintendo has been slowly rolling out sneak peaks of the highly-anticipated Wii U and Switch title throughout the year and every showcase has been very exciting thus far. A recent tweet by NintendoContinue reading “New Breath of the Wild Footage to be Shown at Game Awards”

Nintendo’s Switch Can Learn From Past Consoles

Like most people, I think the Switch looks quite interesting and unlike any other console we’ve seen before. I’ve always wanted a handheld with an adjustable screen size, and this is pretty close. Nintendo has certainly had some hits and misses from their past three console cycles, but they did a lot right. I think if theyContinue reading “Nintendo’s Switch Can Learn From Past Consoles”

Nintendo Releases New Breath of the Wild Footage

Nintendo has released a few videos showing gameplay footage of the upcoming Legend of Zelda, called Breath of the Wild. Originally uploaded on Nintendo Japan’s YouTube channel, the videos claim that the footage is taken from the game’s Wii U version. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be released on both Wii UContinue reading “Nintendo Releases New Breath of the Wild Footage”

Nintendo Switch Will Bring ‘Hardcore’ Crowd Back Into the Fold

If you’ve been absent from reality today, you may have somehow missed the preview trailer for the new Nintendo Switch console. The hype has been building around the reveal of this machine for weeks, even months. I have mostly ignored Nintendo for a long, long time, which is incredibly sad. The only occasions on which I’ve played aContinue reading “Nintendo Switch Will Bring ‘Hardcore’ Crowd Back Into the Fold”

Nintendo Unveils Temple of Time Scenery for Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Since its big showing at E3 this year, Nintendo fans have been clamouring for more footage of The Legend of Zelda’s newest installment, Breath of the Wild. Well, Nintendo has answered with a new clip featuring the Temple of Time. The 36-second clip shared on Nintendo’s Facebook page this morning gives excited fans a lookContinue reading “Nintendo Unveils Temple of Time Scenery for Zelda: Breath of the Wild”

Nintendo Adds Eight Titles to $20 Selects Catalog

The Nintendo Selects line will be introducing eight new titles, starting on August 26th. Similar to Xbox’s ‘Platinum Hits’ and Playstation’s ‘Greatest Hits’ line, Nintendo Selects offers their fan-favorite high quality games at a reasonable price of $20. The newly priced games are as follows: 3DS Animal Crossing: New Leaf Lego City Undercover: The ChaseContinue reading “Nintendo Adds Eight Titles to $20 Selects Catalog”

Nintendo Plans to have All Major IP on NX ASAP

Nintendo doesn’t plan on seeing the NX go the way of the Wii U, with reports from MCV stating that all three of Nintendo’s major IP will launch within six months of the NX’s March release. Meaning that in addition to the confirmed NX launch of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario and PokémonContinue reading “Nintendo Plans to have All Major IP on NX ASAP”

Darksiders Remastered Confirmed by Nordic Games

Earlier last year the publisher Nordic Games published the remastered version of Darksiders II, and now they have confirmed that they will publish the remastered version of the prequel Darksiders on October 25, and its price will be around 20$. As the Darksiders II remaster was called Deathinitive Edition, the Darksiders remaster will be called Warmastered Edition,Continue reading “Darksiders Remastered Confirmed by Nordic Games”

Smash’s Bayonetta Nerfed in Latest Patch

Yesterday, patch 1.1.6 dropped for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. The patch brought about a much anticipated nerf of DLC character Bayonetta, which effectively nullified her zero-to-death ladder combos. Since her release in February this year, Bayonetta has been considered a top-tier character, if not the top character. Players have been highlyContinue reading “Smash’s Bayonetta Nerfed in Latest Patch”