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2014 Could Be The Best Year To Be A Nintendo Fan

Nintendo has announced recently that their fiscal year\’s numbers have been revised. Words that may come to mind when reading the actual vs. …

Nintendo’s flailing, but it has options that don’t include firing its CEO (analysis)

Nintendo reported last night that it would suffer its third consecutive annual loss because of slow acceptance for the Wii U video game console. Satoru Iwata, the chief executive of the Kyoto, Japan-based company, said that he would not resign and that he is planning on reinvigorating the company’s …

Pachter Believes Nintendo Should Temporarily Release Games On Xbox One And PlayStation 4

Famed Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter believes one of the solutions to Nintendo’s dilemma would be to temporarily release their games on …

Nintendo's Woes: Some Analysts Think that They're Out of Touch, Others that They Have an Ace Up Their Sleeve

After the sizable slash on this fiscal year’s earnings forecasts announced yesterday, quite a few financial analysts are weighing on Nintendo’s …

Nintendo's Toughest Year Ever Starts Pretty Much Now

Nintendo thought they were going to sell nine million Wii Us this past year. Last night, they acknowledged that they'll probably sell fewer than …

Nintendo: What now for Wii U?

As Nintendo slash sales forecasts and predict a £205m loss, Tom Hoggins explores the curious mistakes behind the failure of the Wii U and why not all hope is lost.<p>It has been a tough financial year for Nintendo. While the brilliant 3DS handheld was the best selling video game console of 2013, the …

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A Wii Retrospective Part 4: Best Wii Action Games

Index – Wii Retrospective<p>Welcome to another installment of the Wii Retrospective! Once again, I will be covering a vague and controversial genre: …

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A Wii Retrospective Part 3: Best Wii Adventure Games

Index – Wii Retrospective<p>Welcome to another installment of the Wii Retrospective! This time, we’ll be looking at adventure games. What qualifies as …

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A Wii Retrospective Part 2: Best Wii RPGs

Index – Wii Retrospective<p>Welcome back to the Wii Retrospective! Last time, I covered the Wii’s strongest genre, the Best Wii U Platformers. RPGs were …

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A Wii Retrospective Part 1: Best Wii Platformers

Index – Wii Retrospective<p>There is a lot to be said about the original Nintendo Wii. Being one of the most unexpected and unconventional success …

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Why did Nintendo quash a book about EarthBound's development?

When Marcus Lindblom decided to write a book about his old memories of translating a much-loved game from Nintendo, he figured it would be something that the fans would appreciate.<p>After all, few gaming communities are as passionate and active as those who follow<i>EarthBound</i>, the game that Lindblom …

Five Announcements Nintendo Should Make Right Now

As expected, yesterday Nintendo’s stock plunged by 18% after the news that they were cutting their Wii U and 3DS forecasts by huge margins as the fiscal year draws to a close in a few months. I wrote about how their own warped perception of their success is almost more dangerous to the company than …

Analyzing Nintendo's Studios: First-Party

Nintendo\’s 2014 line-up is looking to be truly fantastic. However, there is still a lot we don\’t know. In this series, we\’re looking at …

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Nine Of The 10 Most Popular Games In Japan During 2013 Were On Nintendo Platforms

• Pokemon X / Y – 3,976.829<br>• Monster Hunter 4 – 3,923,312<br>• Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 1,730,182<br>• Friend Collection: New Life – 1,580,067<br>• Dragon Quest VII …

Iwata Realizes Nintendo Can't Continue Losing, But Not Convinced on Idea of Moving Mario to Smart Devices

The recent revision and reduction of Nintendo\’s financial forecast has started quite the earthquake on the web and in the business spectrum, …

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