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Nintendo says Wii U production will continue on

Nintendo says Wii U production will continue on

Yesterday, we heard rumors that Nintendo had plans to halt Wii U production at the end of this week. Given the Wii U's slow sales and the incoming launch of the Nintendo Switch, the rumors weren't that difficult to believe. It turns out, however, that reports of the Wii U's demise may have been a little premature.

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Nintendo reportedly calls quits on Wii U production

Nintendo reportedly calls quits on Wii U production

The days of the Wii U have been numbered ever since Nintendo announced the Switch, but the company may be looking to pull the plug long before the Switch hits the scene in March. Multiple sources have confirmed to Eurogamer that Nintendo will halt Wii U production at the end of this week. Given the console's slow sales, these reports aren't really all that shocking.

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Nintendo Switch won’t have 3DS or Wii U backward compatibility

Nintendo Switch won’t have 3DS or Wii U backward compatibility

There are still plenty of questions surrounding Nintendo's Switch, but one by one, Nintendo seems to be knocking them out. One major question centers around whether or not the console will be backward compatible. Nintendo consoles have generally been pretty good with backward compatibility, but that looks like it's all changing with the release of the Switch.

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Get an in-depth look at Zelda: Breath of the Wild in this 40-minute video

Get an in-depth look at Zelda: Breath of the Wild in this 40-minute video

Hot on the heels of the Switch reveal, Nintendo has shared more footage from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. We're getting a rather in-depth look here, as the video clocks in at more than 40 minutes long. However, don't expect to see it played on the Switch - this video deals exclusively in the Wii U version of the game.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage – three new trailers you want to see

Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage – three new trailers you want to see

Nintendo has delivered a whole slew of new The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage this morning. These new trailers, of which there are three in total, come just ahead of the company's planned NX debut. They're giving us our most extensive look at the game since it was announced at E3 earlier this year, so if you've been looking forward to Breath of the Wild, you'll definitely want to check them out.

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Battlefield 1, Call of Duty lead the way in Nielsen’s most anticipated games

Battlefield 1, Call of Duty lead the way in Nielsen’s most anticipated games

Nielsen Game Rank has released its list of the most anticipated games for the Holiday 2016 season, and it probably won't come as much of a surprise that Battlefield 1 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare are in a dead heat for the most anticipated multi-platform title. The survey gives both titles an overall anticipation rating of 96%, while Final Fantasy XV and Batman: Return to Arkham round out the top four most anticipated multi-platform games.

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It’s time for Nintendo to exit the console business

It’s time for Nintendo to exit the console business

It's time for Nintendo to leave consoles in the past. I've rewritten this opening paragraph multiple times trying to figure out the right way to say that. I've written that there are few surprising things in the gaming industry these days, save for Nintendo, which remains to be a wild card of poor marketing decisions, and that Nintendo's mistakes have proven that it's software, not hardware that people are interested in. Sometimes, though, it's best just to come out and get to the point: Nintendo needs to close the curtains on its hardware business and transition to being a purely software developer.

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword lands on Wii U as new amiibo are revealed

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword lands on Wii U as new amiibo are revealed

With the release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild incoming relatively soon (hopefully), Zelda fans have a lot to look forward to. Unfortunately, Breath of the Wild isn't scheduled to launch until next year, so if you want something to tide you over while you wait, you might want to check out The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, which is being re-released on the Wii U Virtual Console today.

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Super Mario Maker arrives on 3DS in December

Super Mario Maker arrives on 3DS in December

One of the more surprising announcements from today's Nintendo Direct broadcast centered around Super Mario Maker. Since most of the Nintendo Direct was focused on the 3DS, you can see where this is heading: Super Mario Maker will be launching on the 3DS later this year, albeit in a more limited form than its Wii U counterpart.

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Pokemon Snap lands on Wii U Virtual Console in Europe this week

Pokemon Snap lands on Wii U Virtual Console in Europe this week

If Pokemon GO or all of this news about Pokemon Sun and Moon has you feeling a little bit nostalgic, then here's a bit of good news: Pokemon Snap will be launching on the Wii U Virtual Console in Europe later this week. As announced by Nintendo of Europe on Twitter, Pokemon Snap will be arriving on Thursday, August 18, though details on pricing are still nowhere to be seen.

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Nintendo announces New 3DS bundle, adds eight titles to Selects lineup

Nintendo announces New 3DS bundle, adds eight titles to Selects lineup

If you've been thinking of picking up Nintendo's New 3DS, you may want to hold off just a little longer, as the company has announced a new bundle that features a pre-installed copy of Super Mario 3D Land. The bundle comes in at $150, which Nintendo says is the lowest price ever for one of these New 3DS bundles. As a particularly nice bonus, Super Mario 3D Land just so happens to be one of the best games on the 3DS, so starting off your collection with that gem isn't bad at all.

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Nintendo’s Q1 earnings report disappoints with Wii U and 3DS sales down

Nintendo’s Q1 earnings report disappoints with Wii U and 3DS sales down

Nintendo has been very hot and cold lately. From the launch of Pokemon GO, which is shaping up to be the most impressive mobile game launch ever and caused Nintendo's stock price to soar, to the inevitable tumble back to Earth as Nintendo tried to temper investor expectations concerning the amount of money it would pull in from the title, Nintendo has been on something of a rollercoaster the past few weeks. The ride isn't over yet, as Nintendo's newest earnings report has hit, and the results for quarter one are disappointing to say the least.

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