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Square Enix: Wii U’s launch line-up needs to be strong

Since the Wii U’s reveal at E3 there has been both optimism and cynicism about whether Nintendo’s next console will be successful. According to Julien Merceron, Square Enix’s worlwide technology director the Wii U’s launch line-up and price will be crucial to the system’s success or failure. “I’d say, don’t write off the console,” Merceron told […]

Wii U games might cost over $50

  Speaking to Gamasutra, Satoru Iwata dropped a few hints on what we can expect the pricing of Wii U games to be like. From the sound of it, there will be a much wider range than the $50 standard tag we’re used to, with the price of a game hanging on the value of […]

Analyst: Nintendo should aim for $300 or less

According to analyst, Mike Hickey if Nintendo want the Wii U launch to be successful they should aim for a pricepoint of $300 or less for the new system. “Nintendo should be thinking $300 or less for their new console,” Hickey told NowGamer. “The ability to successfully launch game centric hardware within our current economic […]

Iwata: The Wii U ‘is not going to be cheap’

Seeing the sheer amount of awesome tech the Wii U packs, I wouldn’t blame you for being worried about what it’s gonna cost – even I’m concerned about it. Nintendo is refusing to provide even a ballpark figure for how much it’s gonna go for, but Satoru Iwata just went on record saying that it’s […]

Reggie: “Wii’s price drop was perfect timing”

On the heels of Nintendo’s announcement of the Wii’s price drop to $150, Reggie Fils-Aime had a few things to say. Most importantly, he believes that this price drop was a crucial step into the Wii’s future. Specifically, he noted that the last generation’s “leading console” (obviously, he was referring to the PlayStation 2) “sold […]

Nintendo confirms May 15 Wii price cut, announces ‘Nintendo Selects’ collection

Nintendo just confirmed in a press release that they will be dropping the Wii’s price in North America to $150 on May 15, so there’s one rumour that turned out to be true. Not just that, but Nintendo’s also switching things up a bit by swapping out the bundled Wii Sports with Mario Kart Wii. […]

IGN reveals Wii 2 name & price, confirms 3D and other details

IGN’s got a slew of new, detailed information on Project Café’s specs, controller, design, cost, and more, as well as what may become the system’s final name.

Best Buy and Amazon drop Wii price to $170 – just an Easter promotion?

Is a series of Wii price cuts an impending sign of the Wii’s successor, or is it nothing more than a pre-Easter sale?

Wii to receive a price cut on May 15th?

Rumour has it that the Wii will get a $50 price drop on May 15th.

Reggie hints at Wii price drop, but does not denounce Wii 2

Reggie Fils-Aime hints in an interview that Nintendo’s ready to drop the Wii’s price should its sales slow down. However, he did not specifically denounce the possibility of a successor. Could we be looking at the next PlayStation 2?