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Ubisoft thinks the Wii U needs to “sell more”

This statement is unsurprising coming after Ubisoft’s change of heart in releasing their new platformer Rayman Legends as a Wii U exclusive. In an interview with MCV, the CEO of Ubisoft Yves Guillemot, shared his thoughts on the Nintendo’s newest home console. We think Wii U is a great machine. But it just has to sell more. It’s great […]

Wii U can still be profitable

Earlier it was said that Wii U would be selling at a loss. However, Reggie Fils-Aime, President of Nintendo, stated that: The business model doesn’t change dramatically, in that as soon as we get the consumer to buy one piece of software, then that entire transaction becomes profit positive. In the end, the business model […]

Nintendo’s Wii U sales target is 10.5 million

Nintendo has set its combined sales targets for the Wii U and the Wii in the upcoming financial year and they are expecting to shift ten million Wii U and Wii units. Their software sales target for Wii U and Wii is 70 million units. To put that in perspective, 9.84m Wii consoles and 102m software […]

Assassin’s Creed III to be most pre-ordered Ubisoft game ever

Earlier today, Ubisoft released information pertaining to pre-orders for the popular game, Assassin’s Creed III. Within the three weeks the game has been available for pre-order in North America, it has exceeded the reserve amount for previous games in the series within the same timeframe. Although Ubisoft did not release any information pertaining to the […]

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 […]

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?

EA declares Wii a ‘legacy’ platform, hints strongly at successor

EA dropped a big hint that Nintendo is slaving away at the Wii 2, and openly chucked the current Wii into the legacy platform bin with the PlayStation 2.

Pachter: Wii 2 set for 2011 reveal, will be backwards-compatible

Michael Pachter no longer thinks Nintendo’s in trouble, and has adjusted his outlook on their future accordingly.

Satoru Iwata holding keynote at GDC ’11 – will the Wii 2 be unveiled?

Nintendo’s head honcho is holding a keynote at the upcoming Game Developer’s Conference. Is there a chance he might give us the first public glimpse at the Wii 2?

Sega: “Wii is in a strange place…”

It looks like the third-party support for Nintendo’s little white box is starting to wane, as shown by the recent comments of Sega’s marketing VP.