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Zelda: Breath of the Wild UK release date confirmed for March 3rd

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be arriving in the UK on March 3rd 2017. Nintendo confirmed the game’s release date in its worldwide Switch Presentation event this morning, cementing its place as one of the shining stars of the Switch launch line-up. It will also join …

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OPINION: A Nintendo tablet? Is it now only a matter of when, not if?

Nintendo has an annoying habit of defying what many people expect them to do. After conditioning the games press into expecting precise and targeted Nintendo Direct messaging, yesterday’s 2DS announcement was a bit of a ham-fisted mess. While lots of people will peer at the peculiar 2DS and wonder what …

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New Super Luigi DLC gets standalone retail release

Nintendo’s first major console downloadable content pack is getting a boxed release. New Super Luigi U, the updated levels and additional content for Wii U launch title New Super Mario Bros U, will be released as a limited edition standalone game on July 26th. The surprise SKU was announced by …

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Nintendo promises more stock of sell-out Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

The newest Monster Hunter has been a much-needed success story for Wii U – so much so that the game is selling out. Fortunately, Nintendo of Europe has pledged to resupply retailers with fresh stock of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for both Wii U and 3DS within weeks. "I’d like …

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Wii U sales rebound in the UK

Wii U sales are up by almost 125 per cent last week, retail sources have told MCV. The rise in sales was due to the launch of Monster Hunter 3: Ultimate, plus HMV cutting the price of the Premium console by 140. Monster Hunter accounted for almost half of the …

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Miyamoto: Pikmin 3 should have been a Wii U launch title

Nintendo’s creative mastermind Shigeru Miyamoto says Pikmin 3 ought to have been a Wii U launch title. He told Time Magazine, that the line-up was not ‘as robust’ as he’d have liked, and a triple-A, high quality game like Pikmin would have helped He said: "If you look back at …

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Asda slashes £50 off Wii U

Supermarket giant Asda has cut the price of Wii U, with the Premium Pack with Nintendo Land now on sale for just 249. The supermarket chain has also cut the 8GB Basic set to 199, with ShopTo also going below the 200 mark to 190. Both retailers hope the reductions …

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Wii U backs two key MCV Awards for retail

The first Retail Concept prize at the MCV Awards will be sponsored by Nintendo Wii U. The new category was added this year to reward retailers that have explored new ways to showcase and promote video games. Nintendo Wii U is also sponsoring the 2013 award for Mainstream Retailer. This …

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Retro game catalogue Virtual Console coming to Wii U

Nintendo plans to introduce a massive catalogue of retro game downloads to the Wii U, starting with a special offer on cheap classic titles. The spring software update for the Wii U will add Virtual Console software to Nintendo eShop, with a selection of NES and Super NES games, with …

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30p game offer leads Nintendo’s retro download service campaign

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the NES console, Nintendo will sell a bunch of games for 30p each starting this month. Although the anniversary promo is designed to acknowledge the firm’s 30 years of hardware heritage, the low cost will help attract more to Nintendo’s sometimes nascent download offer. …

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