Tag Archive: wii u

Nintendo reveals online network plans

Nintendo might have a stable of terrific game franchises and groundbreaking systems, but when it comes to online gaming, the company is woefully behind. It’s hoping to change that with its next-generation system,… Continue reading

Opinion: How NFC tech could be Wii U’s saving grace

From new ways to play Pokemon to new ways to pay for Pokemon, the Wii U’s newly-revealed NFC feature lays the groundwork for new business and gamplay opportunities for Nintendo and its partners.… Continue reading

Nintendo predicts first annual loss, lowers earnings forecast

Once the most profitable company in the video game world, Nintendo is now swimming in a sea of red ink. On Thursday, the company announced a loss of $623 million in the nine… Continue reading

Nintendo braces for first corporate loss, Wii-U confirmed for this year

Nintendo’s financial year won’t end until the end of March, but the company is bracing investors for its first-ever financial loss – and it’s going to be a massive one. By the time… Continue reading

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata’s Job At Risk?

The news that Nintendo will lose money this fiscal year for the first time in its history as a publicly traded company wasn’t entirely unexpected, but that didn’t make it any less shocking.… Continue reading

Nintendo Wii U: 5 Major Challenges to Overcome

There’s a hard and fast rule in the gaming world: Never bet against Nintendo. That’s still true, despite the Wii’s ugly tumble from the top and the underwhelming rollout of the 3DS –… Continue reading

Wii gets a new look

With the Wii U releasing sometime next year, Nintendo’s hoping to give its predecessor one last big push. For the first time since its introduction in 2006, the Wii has gotten a facelift.… Continue reading

Interview: Ubisoft’s Guillemot Talks Early Adoption Of Wii U

Ubisoft’s chairman and CEO Yves Guillemot talks to Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris about his company’s early adoption of the upcoming Nintendo Wii U, and about how the new transition means that Sony and… Continue reading

Iwata: Wii U Planning Started Immediately After Wii Release

[In an interview with Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris, Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata says his company began thinking about the Wii U right after the Wii’s launch, and outlines the firm’s home console and software… Continue reading

Nintendo facing Wii U backlash

Nintendo’s Wii U saw plenty of excitement at E3. Lines at the company’s booth for a few moments of hand-on time were five hours long, as people jockeyed to be among the first to tinker with… Continue reading