Tag Archive: wii u

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

Mario Kart 8 gives Wii U a huge sales boost

Mario Kart 8 is proving to be quite the power-up for Nintendo’s Wii U. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime told Yahoo Games that the kart racer has resulted in a significant bump… Continue reading

Your next-gen console is a big time power hog

That powerful console in your living room could be driving up your electric bill. A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council specifically calls out the PS4, Xbox One and Wii U as huge… Continue reading

Nintendo to introduce Skylanders-like action figures for Wii U

Mario is following in the footsteps of Skylanders. Nintendo has announced plans to introduce real-world toy figurines that could be used (and seemingly imported) into multiple games. Read more at Yahoo! Games

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

Nintendo to offer pricier Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle

Nintendo’s counting on its biggest game of the year to spur people to buy a Wii U. The company, somewhat predictably, plans to bundle Mario Kart 8 with its console system, throwing in… Continue reading

Here’s your chance to play one of the rarest games ever

Some collectors have paid more than $10,000 to be able to play Nintendo World Championships. Now you can do it for next to nothing. Sort of. What’s considered one of the rarest game… Continue reading

Is the Xbox One in trouble?

Roughly three months after the Xbox One hit stores, its price was cut. On February 24, Microsoft lowered the retail price of its next generation console in the UK from £429.99 to £399.99, the equivalent… Continue reading

Nintendo hints at mystery device to turn around its fortunes

Will an as yet unrevealed mystery device be the key to Nintendo turning around its sinking fortunes? After saying in January that it would report its third consecutive annual operating loss, the company surprised analysts… 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