Wii U Newswire

Wii U Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wii U.

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  1. UPDATE 1-Nintendo swings to Q1 op profit on strong figurine sales, weak yenRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition". It said it sold 1.62 million copies of new shooting game Splatoon for the Wii U console. The results come a little over two weeks since Chief Executive Satoru Iwata died of cancer. Just months earlier, Iwata ...

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  2. Nintendo reports profit but no word on new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Republic

    ... team along with Genyo Takeda. It is unclear whether one of them would be the next president. The manufacturer of the Wii U home console left its annual profit forecast unchanged at 35 billion yen ($283 million). Nintendo sold 470,000 Wii U machines ...

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  3. Nintendo swings to first-quarter operating profit on strong figurine sales, weak yenRead the original story

    20 min ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition". It said it sold 1.62 million copies of new shooting game Splatoon for the Wii U console. The results come a little over two weeks since Chief Executive Satoru Iwata died of cancer. Just months earlier, Iwata ...

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  4. Nintendo Flips to Profit on Hit Game Splatoon, Weaker YenRead the original story

    32 min ago | Bloomberg

    ... average profit of five analysts' estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Nintendo is trying to spark demand for the Wii U console with Amiibo interactive figurines and Splatoon while also working with DeNA Co. on its first game for smartphones to win back ...

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  5. Wii U lifetime sales pass 10 million, Splatoon sells 1.62mRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Eurogamer

    ... Splatoon sales and amiibo sales. Splatoon has sold 1.62m units since its release at the end of May. Considering it is Wii U exclusive, and the Wii U has an (updated) installed base of 10.01m, then that's a pretty good return on two full months in ...

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  6. Black Friday 2015 is in 120 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | I4U Future Technology News

    ... are no new video game consoles coming this fall. The expectation is that there will be incredible Xbox One, PS4 and Wii U Black Friday deals. I4U News will again offer in-depth coverage of Black Friday including rumors, ads, schedules, insider tips ...

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  7. Nintendo reverses into quarterly profit on yen, sales growthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    ... after its president Satoru Iwata died earlier this month. No successor has been announced. The manufacturer of the Wii U home console left its annual profit forecast unchanged at 35 billion yen ($283 million). Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; ...

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  8. Cheap yen, better sales lift Nintendo to quarterly profit in reversal from red ink last yearRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Canadian Business Magazine

    ... any after its president Satoru Iwata died earlier this month. No successor has been announced. The manufacturer of the Wii U home console left its annual profit forecast unchanged at 35 billion yen ($283 million).

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  9. Splatoon helps Nintendo return to profit in Satoru Iwata's final quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | VentureBeat

    ... that Iwata left at the Kyoto-based company. Coming up with a profit isn't an easy thing for Nintendo, since its Wii U console has been beaten by the latest consoles from Sony and Microsoft. Nintendo is planning to scrap the Wii U and launch a new ...

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  10. Nintendo's Sleep Monitor Is More Than a DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | TechNewsWorld

    ... power draw as it keeps watch over users for hours on end. Nintendo earlier this year confirmed the existence of the Wii U's successor. The new console, codenamed "NX," apparently will represent a marked departure from the company's current and past ...

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  11. Nintendo pulling the plug on TViiRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Gaming Nexus

    Nintendo TVii, one of the key features touted with the launch of the Wii U , is coming to an end in a few, short weeks. Nintendo made the announcement in a Miiverse posting this past weekend and announced the feature is going offline on August 11. All of the TVii features are going to be removed from the Wii U system menu via an upcoming system update.

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  12. Could Social AR/VR Be Nintendo's Next 'Blue Ocean'?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... and winning back market leadership multiple times in the Nintendo way. But where is Nintendo's Blue Ocean today? The Wii U didn't scale, and the DeNA mobile partnership appears to take Nintendo into a hyper-competitive red ocean even if it does ...

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  13. Mekazoo Video and ScreensRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | GamersHell.com

    ... agging characters in and out. Mekazoo is being developed by The Good Mood Creators for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Wii U - eight visuals and a trailer are available.

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  14. Two Wii U devs on why 'indie' doesn't have to be a curse wordRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Engadget

    Developers Dave Proctor and Alex Rushdy of 13AM Games are in the middle of an impassioned conversation about the Wii U and independent development. "I think the industry is getting into a habit of unsustainably large development, where it's like, 'Ugh, of course the Wii U can't run Assassin's Creed Unity, '" Proctor says.

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  15. New Weapons, Modes Coming to SplatoonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    ... weapons-will continue to launch through the rest of the summer and fall. Late last month, Nintendo announced that its Wii U title has topped 1 million in worldwide sales , including more than 476,000 physical and digital units sold in the Americas. ...

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  16. First Nintendo NX games confirmed by Square EnixRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | TrustedReviews

    ... implies that the Nintendo NX will be able to run the gaming engine when it is released. That's a good sign, as the Wii U has struggled with third-party game support since launch - especially as developers find the console underpowered and difficult ...

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  17. Nintendo NX Games AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    ... nese video game news site Famitsu (via Kotaku ). These new games will be available on other platforms before including Wii U, 3DS and PS4. The NX needs to bring something new to the video console market to compete with the Xbox One and PS4.

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  18. Splatoon's first major update is coming next monthRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | TrustedReviews

    Nintendo has revealed new details on the first major update for Wii U exclusive shooter Splatoon, which is planned to be released on August 6 as a free download. The inkcredible Splatoon update will add new weapons, game modes and boost the current level cap when it becomes available.

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  19. These Are the First Nintendo NX GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kotaku

    ... it. Square Enix just announced Dragon Quest X and Dragon Quest XI for the Nintendo NX. Dragon Quest X appeared on the Wii U, the 3DS, and PC, while Dragon Quest XI is coming to the PS4 and 3DS. While we don't yet have release dates, hopefully, this ...

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  20. Could Nintendo's NX Console Be A Virtual Reality Device?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cinema Blend News

    ... one problem with this theory: Nintendo has already exhausted many of their biggest franchises just recently for the Wii U, and they're going to be a ways off before a sequel for Super Mario , Mario Kart, Star Fox, Super Smash Bros, Donkey Kong or ...

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