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Nintendo Wii U sales decline over last three months

Nintendo Wii U sales decline over last three months

Sales figures for the Wii U over the last three months do not make good reading for Nintendo with only 160,000 SKUs recorded to be sold in territories including Europe, North America and Japan. In relation, units sold in in Europe and Australia consist of a mere 10,000 SKUs, while 60,000 and 90,000 have been reported in Japan and the U.S. respectively. Prior to this, the three months before we saw... »

PS3 and Wii U versions of Monster Hunter Frontier G on the cards

PS3 and Wii U versions of Monster Hunter Frontier G on the cards

Fans of the Monster Hunter games will be pleased to know that versions of Monster Hunter Frontier G are in development for the Nintendo Wii U and PS3 consoles with talk about the PlayStation 3 version releasing on the 20th November, along with the Wii U edition on the 11th December. The game originally came out in Japan on the Xbox 360 and PC earlier in the year and the content involved is said to... »

Next generation systems could kill off struggling Wii U console

Next generation systems could kill off struggling Wii U console

After last week’s PlayStation meeting informed us of many new features for the upcoming PS4, the focus will now be one how Microsoft retaliates, but there has not been much concern as to how this will affect Nintendo’s Wii U console. According to reports the Wii U system is struggling at the moment with the company themselves acknowledging low sales figures, so how will Nintendo’s new consol... »

Wii U games and console sales looking bleak

Wii U games and console sales looking bleak

When we first heard about the Nintendo Wii U games console there was plenty of interest surrounding the new features and the innovative Gamepad controller. Once it finally launched reflected sales were fair but not overly impressive, although many thought it would take some time to become an established product. It’s worth pointing out that the Wii U system has not been as widely advertised as we ... »

Wii U considered a fail compared to predecessor

Wii U considered a fail compared to predecessor

With Nintendo’s latest console not managing to outsell its predecessor within its first full sales month in the States, figures from sales monitor NPD suggest the Wii U to be regarded as a fail in comparison to the previous Wii console. Predictions that the new Wii U system would sell more than it has, amounts to questions being asked how well this console has been received. The Wii U shifted abou... »

Wii U Ninja Gaiden follow up in the works

Wii U Ninja Gaiden follow up in the works

Nintendo Wii U owners who are fans of the Ninja Gaiden series will be pleased to know that Team Ninja are entertaining the idea of more Wii U games in the future, and next weeks UK release of Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge looks set to spur the team behind it to continue their good work. It seems as if this console is starting to accumulate plenty of attention with some developers getting the ... »

2013 Wii U support wanes with Crysis 3 blow

2013 Wii U support wanes with Crysis 3 blow

Nintendo Wii U owners expecting Crysis 3 to make an appearance on this new console this year will be upset to know that this game will not be making its way to the Wii U anytime soon according to Cevat Yerli the CEO and founder of Crytek. The lack of support for this console has been noted and no Wii U version will be coming because there is not enough business drive in it. This is what Cevat Yerl... »

Hacking the Wii U is not all about pirate games

Hacking the Wii U is not all about pirate games

Recent reports on how the Nintendo Wii U is on the verge of being hacked are being discussed as this may see a rise in the amount of pirated games, but this also includes homebrew applications, which may be of interest to many. While we inform our readers that hacking your device will affect your warranty, we also understand that not all the people who use homebrew are pirates. A hacker group know... »

Abundant Wii U supplies post-Christmas 2013

Abundant Wii U supplies post-Christmas 2013

We initially thought the UK was going to encounter problems with the new Wii U stocks in short supply, and by the sounds of it, the console is not only selling out, but more follow up stock is expected within the new year. Therefore, we get the impression the Wii U console is getting a better reception in the UK than we first imagined. According to Nintendo, about 40,000 Wii U units have been sold... »

Wii U CPU / GPU specs vs PS3 and Xbox 360

Wii U CPU / GPU specs vs PS3 and Xbox 360

The specs involved with Nintendo’s new Wii U have been a closely guarded secret up until now, but a hardware hacker has recently published what seems to be the processor and graphics card specs. This gives us the chance to compare the new system with the older Sony and Microsoft consoles, and get an insight into the main differences. From what has been reported the Wii U is believed to run at less... »

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