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Nintendo to end Wii U production in Japan this month

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Nintendo can be a funny company at times. We have known about Nintendo’s plans to release a new home console for quite some time now, which has periodically prompted rumours of the Wii U ceasing production. In fact, just last week Nintendo denied reports that Wii U production would be …

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Nintendo promises to do better with launch of NX console

Although the Wii u did manage to gain some traction at various points over the past few years, it never garnered the mainstream attention afforded to the PS4 and Xbox One. That’s something Nintendo wants to change with its next-generation system, the NX, expected to launch in March 2017. “One …

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Nintendo denies that Wii U production is ending this year

Last night, a rumour began circulating that Nintendo could be planning to cease production on the Wii U console later this year, presumably in order to make way for the upcoming Nintendo NX console which is set to be announced later this year. While the company rarely responds to these …

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Nintendo may cease Wii U production this year

Update: Nintendo has released a statement denying these reports. You can find all of that information, HERE.  Original Story: It looks like Nintendo might be ready to move on from the Wii U completely by the end of the year as a new report is claiming that the company has …

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Nintendo’s next system may ditch the disc-drive

Earlier this year, Nintendo revealed that it is already planning its follow-up to the Wii U, currently known as the Nintendo NX. While the company isn’t ready to publicly say more about its future console until next year, this recently filed patent may give us a peek at its plans. …

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Wii U sales finally crest 10 million

Nintendo’s latest console hasn’t been the strong player that it hoped it would be earlier in its life cycle. Released almost a year ahead of its main competitors, the PS4 and Xbox One, with a unique second screen mechanic, it was supposed to capture the old Wii audience, whilst siphoning …

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Nintendo announces end of TVii service

Less than six months on from the announcement that Nintendo’s TVii service was not going to be localised for European audiences, the Japanese game maker has now let us know that it will be closing the service down entirely. Designed to make TV watching more of a communal experience, with …

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Nintendo announces first annual profit in four years

It looks like Nintendo is finally making money again, after four long years of financial losses. The company has managed to turn things around, this time last year, Nintendo reported a £126 million loss, while this fiscal year, it has managed to generate £226 million profit. Over the last 12 months, …

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Eiji Aonuma on Zelda pushing Wii U to its limits

Eiji Aonuma, the man behind almost every Zelda game since Ocarina of Time, has been talking up the latest entry in the series, set to release sometime this year on the Wii U. He previously stated that the game would feature revamped puzzle solving and exploration mechanics, utilising a more …

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