Nintendo has seen better times. Back in June, the company announced a quarterly loss despite tripling sales of its flagship console, the Wii U. The numbers were bad, but look even worse when looking back with context: if Nintendo sold the Wii U at the same rate as the previous quarter for a year, it would only sell about 2 million units. Read More
Nintendo’s quarterly results are out (via WSJ), and the company saw disappointing sales of both its hardware platforms, with the Wii U managing to triple sales but still only achieving 510,000 units shipped overall, and the Nintendo 3DS dropping below a million units moved with a 41 percent decline in sales year-over-year.
The release of Mario Kart 8 still managed to buoy the… Re
The DSi XL is the supersized hand-held gaming device from Nintendo. Launching next month Nintendo are hoping to grab a whole new demographic under their influence. Today Nintendo Australia announced the DSi XL pricing.
Written by: Mike Bantick | Published in: EntertainmentOvernight Nintendo confirmed the European, and therefore Australian and New Zealand Wii U launch details. Nintendo’s high definition gaming console will hit Antipodean shores in two forms this November.
The PlayStation 4 took home the record for sales of a launch console this weekend in the UK, topping 250,000 units sold in 48 hours, which tallies up to around $1.4 billion U.S. in sales, according to The Telegraph.
Perhaps poor marketing is holding back Wii U sales for Nintendo. As Spike TV’s GTTV host Geoff Keighley noted on Twitter, a new campaign from Nintendo is using flyers to show just how awesome the Wii U is.
Except, instead of going after console rivals Nintendo decided to aim its attack at its own, older-generation console the Wii.
Nintendo are taking the new hand-held 3DS, the glasses-free 3D gaming device, on a tour around Australia (well most of it anyway). This will give people a chance to try out the magical 3D effect, and start saving their cash for the March 31st release date.