Everything we know about Hyrule Warriors so far

Hyrule Warriors Legends Limited Edition

Hyrule Warriors Legends is due out on the 25th March and with it being a collaboration between Nintendo and Koei Tecmo they have both been giving us information about the game, this is what we know so far. Hyrule Warriors Legends will have everything, I mean everything from the Wii U version of Hyrule Warriors … Continue reading

Nintendo Direct: Iwata Delves Into The Miiverse, Unboxes A Wii U And Has An Awkward Video Chat With Reggie

The Wii U is set to be released in North America in less than two weeks and surprisingly we’ve heard very little about one of the biggest features of the console, the Miiverse. Fortunately Nintendo have decided it’s a important aspect to their new console and this morning dedicated an entire Nintendo Direct presentation to it! Naturally President Satoru … Continue reading

Iwata: Backward Compatibility Is “A Very Important Element” But Still No GameCube Confirmation

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has reiterated his belief that backward compatibility is a very useful feature when releasing a new console. During a recent Q&A meeting with investors, Iwata said that backward compatibilty is useful as the gaming portfolio of a new console on launch is fairly limited. “With regard to the backward compatibility with Wii, we … Continue reading

Iwata: First Party Wii U Titles Are Being Delayed To Maintain Sales Momentum

During a recent Q&A session with investors, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata explained how the company will keep sales buoyant into the new year by learning from the mistakes made with other console launches, particularly the 3DS. Answering a question on how Nintendo plans to market the Wii U, Iwata said: “If you look at how … Continue reading

Iwata: Mobile Gaming Does Not Offer The “Unparalleled Fun” Of Dedicated Gaming Systems

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has spoken during a recent investor Q&A about the challenges Nintendo face with the emergence of mobile gaming. In the Q&A session, Iwata spoke about how dedicated gaming consoles offer “unparalleled fun” that mobile games cannot match. “Some say that they do not need dedicated gaming systems because they can play … Continue reading

Game Center CX vs. Iwata Asks Translation Reveals Iwata Is Keen To Get Coding Again

The Game Center CX special which aired after the Japanese Nintendo Direct, in which Satoru Iwata surprised host Arino ‘The Chief’ Shinya by being a special guest, has helpfully been given English subtitles revealing some interesting insight into the Nintendo President’s career. In the casual interview Arino asked Iwata whether or not he would like … Continue reading

Upcoming Nintendo Direct Will Detail The MiiVerse Before Wii U Launches

Nintendo have been so sheepishly quiet when it comes to information on their online network for the Wii U that they might as well be sat in a vacuum with a vice clamping down on their already tight lips. This has been worrying to say the very least considering the latest Nintendo home console launches … Continue reading

Iwata: Wii U Will Be Sold At A Loss

Nintendo President, Satoru Iwata, has confirmed during a briefing with investors that the Wii U will be initially sold at a loss. “The Wii U hardware will have a negative impact on Nintendo’s profits early after the launch because rather than determining a price based on its manufacturing cost, we selected one that consumers would … Continue reading

Wii U Nintendo Direct Summary. The Prices, The Dates, The Games.

Today was a massive day for Nintendo as they broadcasted their Nintendo Direct presentations across Japan, North America and Europe. First of all let’s cover the big news, the one we’ve all been waiting for: the release date! This morning Satoru Iwata revealed the Wii U would be released in Japan on December 8th; during … Continue reading

Wii U Pricing And Release Date In Japan Revealed

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has announced at this mornings Japanese Nintendo Direct that the Wii U will be released in Japan on the 8th December. The Black 32GB Wii U bundle will cost 31,500 Yen, whereas the White 8GB bundle will cost 26,250 Yen. The price of the Wii U GamePad when sold seperately is … Continue reading

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