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  • News Switch Won't Suffer From Early Hardware Shortages, Says Nintendo UK Boss

    "This is not a sprint but a marathon"

    Nintendo's UK general manager Nicolas Wegnez has assured MCV that the Switch won't suffer from the hardware shortages which impacted the Wii and Wii U at launch. Wegnez claimed that pre-orders for the new console were strong, but he expected retailers to still have available stock on day one, with more...

  • News Dragon Ball Fusions Sneaks Into UK Top 40

    Pokémon Sun is still outshining Pokémon Moon

    The hope is that, in two weeks, we'll be looking at a UK top 40 games chart that has a decent number of Nintendo Switch releases near the top end. Time will tell on that, but for now we're limited to a small number of 3DS titles carrying the fight. Dragon Ball Fusions finally arrived in Europe and,...

  • News Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Makes a Soft Landing in the UK Charts

    Pokemon Sun and Moon still lead the charge for 3DS

    The release of Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World on 3DS is the most recent attempt by Nintendo to earn a new audience for a highly regarded Wii U title, with previous and similar beneficiaries being the Koei Tecmo-developed Hyrule Warriors Legends and also Nintendo's own Super Mario Maker for...

  • News Nintendo Switch Hands-On Events Are Taking Place In The UK This Month

    First come, first served

    Nintendo UK will be giving a select few fans the chance to go hands-on with the Switch this month via a series of special events around the country. Not only will these lucky individuals get the chance to lovingly fondle Nintendo's new home system, they'll also be able to play The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,...





  • News Just Dance 2017's Best-Selling Version is on Wii

    Don't stop 'til you get enough

    The UK chart results are in, and from a Nintendo perspective they're rather grim. Aside from the harsh current realities of Wii U and 3DS game sales in the UK, however, this week's results have a quirky side-note that we just had to share. First of all, a quick rundown of what's happening at the top of the charts...

  • News UK Retailers Optimistic About Nintendo Switch, But Lingering Doubts Remain

    "The storage space is high up on the list of questions"

    With more than 23 million people tuning into the Nintendo Switch preview event, there's clearly a lot of interest in Nintendo's new console. While some irksome questions remain - questions which won't be answered until January - the mood among players appears to be positive, and that upbeat...

  • News Rhythm Paradise Megamix Misses UK Charts in Quiet Week for Nintendo

    3DS is waiting to be saved by Pokémon

    The UK top 40 doesn't always bring good news for Nintendo, but this week seems particularly disappointing. Battlefield 1 seized top spot as a major release on PS4 and Xbox One, while Nintendo titles struggled to make the lower reaches of the list. Only two Nintendo exclusives actually made it into the...

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