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Nintendo Wii U cost isn’t the reason for poor sales, says Iwata

Nintendo Wii U cost isn’t the reason for poor sales, says Iwata

It's no secret that Wii U sales are going downhill, and many critics are suggesting that a price drop of the console will boost the number of units that the company sells. However, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata says that the pricing model of the Wii U isn't the issue, but rather the relatively low number of quality games.

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Nintendo Wii U and 3DS game gush starts with Animal Crossing Plaza

Nintendo Wii U and 3DS game gush starts with Animal Crossing Plaza

This morning the folks at Nintendo have released a new collection of games for their two premiere gaming systems: the Nintendo Wii U and the handheld Nintendo 3DS. What constitutes as a second-half push for 2013 begins with the Wii U's iteration of Animal Crossing Plaza. This game will continue the Animal Crossing saga with cross-device compatibility and QR-code fun.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Wii U version officially confirmed

Call of Duty: Ghosts Wii U version officially confirmed

It's been up in the air for a while whether or not we'd see Call of Duty: Ghosts make its way to the Wii U. Activision didn't initially announce Wii U support when it first made the game official, and executive producer Mark Rubin pretty much hinted to the fact that we would see a Wii U version, but now it's official.

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Angry Birds Trilogy for Wii and Wii U coming in August

Angry Birds Trilogy for Wii and Wii U coming in August

If it seemed like Rovio's ever-popular bird-flinging game Angry Birds was on every platform imaginable, be prepared to be extremely wrong. It has yet to land on the Wii series of gaming consoles, but it's finally arriving. Come August 13, Rovio will be releasing Angry Birds Trilogy on both Wii consoles in retail stores.

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Nintendo: Xbox One and PS4 don’t frighten us

Nintendo: Xbox One and PS4 don’t frighten us

Nintendo jumped the gun on the next-generation console race by releasing the Wii U much farther in advance than the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. In fact, by the time these two consoles release, the Wii U would have already been on the market for an entire year. However, Nintendo isn't worried about being run over by Microsoft or Sony.

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Nintendo US boss: making great games will cut down on used game sales

Nintendo US boss: making great games will cut down on used game sales

There's been a lot of talk about used games recently, mostly due to the fact that Microsoft officially complicated the process of used games sales. This was the first time in gaming console history that used games received an ever-so-slight denial in the gaming industry. However, Nintendo doesn't really see what the problem is, as long as developers are making good games.

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Ubisoft not developing Wii U exclusives until console sales rise

Ubisoft not developing Wii U exclusives until console sales rise

Nintendo is hurting for third-party exclusive titles for their Wii U console, but very few big development studios are willing to only focus on the Wii U for games since the console isn't doing so well. To add salt to the wound, Ubisoft has said that it won't be developing exclusive games for the Wii U until the console sees higher sales.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts coming to Wii U, according to Infinity Ward producer

Call of Duty: Ghosts coming to Wii U, according to Infinity Ward producer

The latest installment in the Call of Duty series has been the talk of the town for the last several weeks, but perhaps an even bigger subject is the fact that the game hasn't been officially announced for the Wii U. However, Infinity Ward's executive producer, Mark Rubin, hinted to a Wii U release, saying that the company "isn't talking about Wii U yet," with a big emphasize on the "yet."

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Nintendo E3 2013 keynote presentation recounted: franchise after franchise

Nintendo E3 2013 keynote presentation recounted: franchise after franchise

As titans like Microsoft and Sony brought forth new waves of games for their next-generation consoles coming later this year, Nintendo brought on an E3 2013 presentation with franchise continuations for the console they'd already had on the market for months: Wii U. Showing up via live video feed from Nintendo headquarters in Kyoto, President and CEO of Nintendo Satoru Iwata spoke on the future of the Nintendo Wii U, 3DS, and all games in-between. Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, and Monolith Soft bring the power to this conference.

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Smash Brothers Wii U gameplay videos hit E3 with Nintendo’s 2014 blessing

Smash Brothers Wii U gameplay videos hit E3 with Nintendo’s 2014 blessing

One of the key game franchises for the Nintendo-centric universe has been shown at E3 for the Wii U: Super Smash Brothers. This game takes characters from multiple gaming titles and jams them all into one big multi-player brawl, continuing this fun-filled legacy with the addition of a few new characters here in 2013. This game was one of the most infamous for the original Wii and Nintendo 64.

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Wii U Mario Kart 8 official: underwater, anti-gravity, Miiverse online

Wii U Mario Kart 8 official: underwater, anti-gravity, Miiverse online

This week the folks at Nintendo have revealed the first Mario Kart game for the Wii U, bringing on a new collection of abilities for a new generation as well as pushing together a set of the best hits from past iterations. This game will be known as Mario Kart 8, and will be released in the Spring of 2014 - not nearly soon enough!

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Nintendo Wii U “Basic Recall” sets stage for E3 reboot

Nintendo Wii U “Basic Recall” sets stage for E3 reboot

It's apparent this afternoon that Gamestop is seeing the first of a line of Nintendo-send "Basic Recall" notes for the Wii U basic 8GB model. This model is the smallest and least expensive of the Wii U units out on the market today, this suggesting that the machine is not being called back by Nintendo because of any defect, instead only moving to usher in a new wave of lowered prices and higher capacities.

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