News

« News Home

Nintendo's Satoru Iwata says that DS games will be coming to the Wii U Virtual Console, as part of a company effort to "focus on enriching the value of the GamePad to give momentum to Wii U this year." Read more

Nintendo's next big Wii U release doesn't bother to use the GamePad for anything. Read more

"all of this technology, it might appear in future games--it might just not be on boats." Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 29, 2014 8:30AM PST

While Nintendo does have the best-selling console in the US with the 3DS, all's not well. The company today issued its financial results for the first nine months of this fiscal year, showing profits are down 30% from the same period last year. In an act of contrition, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata is halving his pay for the next five months. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 29, 2014 6:40AM PST

Nintendo has issued a statement denying yesterday's reports that it will be releasing mini-game demos on mobile devices as promotional tools. It chalks up the Nikkei report to a misunderstanding of Iwata's statements. Read more

"The reasoning here is to give smartphone--only players a taste of the experience without making the actual game available on non-Nintendo devices and convert these users into Nintendo customers." Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 27, 2014 11:00AM PST

DICE is conducting a detailed poll to gauge interest in various balance adjustments for Battlefield 4. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 27, 2014 9:45AM PST

EA has released its Madden prediction for the Super Bowl, with a Madden NFL 25 simulation calling for the Broncos to win with a field goal in overtime. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 27, 2014 8:45AM PST

Smash Bros game director Masahiro Sakurai has detailed some of the changes coming to the edge-grabbing system in the next iteration. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 27, 2014 7:00AM PST

A district court judge has granted EA a new trial in the suit it lost against Robin Antonick, the original creator of the Madden series. Judge Charles Breyer stated the jury lacked the evidence for a proper ruling, and should have been comparing source code rather than visual similarities. Read more

Most Anticipated Wii U Games