Tag Archive: 3ds

Nintendo losses continue, despite Mario Kart 8

Nintendo, earlier this year, said it was hoping games like Mario Kart 8 would spur people to buy the Wii U – and help it return to profitability. Unfortunately, that doesn’t appear to… Continue reading

Nintendo earnings tank as Wii U continues to struggle

The bad times are getting worse at Nintendo. The company posted a $228 million net loss for its fiscal 2014 year (which ended on March 31). That reverses 2013’s profit of $71 million.… Continue reading

Yoshi-themed 3DS on the way

With the year of Luigi drawing to a close, is Nintendo’s favorite dinosaur about to get his time in the spotlight? Nintendo has announced a Yoshi-themed 3DS will go on sale March 14… Continue reading

Nintendo slashes fiscal forecast on lousy Wii U sales

Stung by a rough holiday season and consumer apathy towards its latest console, Nintendo has slashed its financial forecast for the fiscal year ending March 2014 and cut its Wii U sales estimate… Continue reading

Nintendo 3DS sales continue to climb

Nintendo doesn’t have a lot to say about the Wii U these days, but the 3DS? It’s happy to talk about that, and for good reason. Life-to-date sales of the 3DS and 2DS… Continue reading

Nintendo ordered to pay portion of every 3DS sold to another company

The 3DS, currently Nintendo’s best-selling piece of hardware, is about to be a bit less profitable. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff has ordered the company to pay 1.82 percent of the wholesale price… Continue reading

Online problems plague holiday gamers

“Ho Ho Ho!” turned into “No No No!” for tons of gamers over the Christmas holiday. Several major online game networks experienced notable performance issues — and outright crashes — as a new… Continue reading

Nintendo details 2014 games, announces odd new Zelda

The Wii U may not be getting tons of attention this holiday season, but that’s not stopping Nintendo from playing Santa Claus. In a Nintendo Direct broadcast Wednesday, company president Satoru Iwata and Nintendo of… Continue reading

Nintendo suspends 3DS messaging service due to ‘offensive material’

Nintendo prides itself on being a family-friendly company, but it seems to have underestimated the libido of some of its customers. The gamemaker has suspended Swapnote, the messaging app available for its 3DS… Continue reading

Dismal Wii U sales continue to dog Nintendo

How bad are things for the Wii U? Between the end of March and the end of September this year, Nintendo sold just 460,000 units of the system, the company confirmed in their latest… Continue reading