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News: Zelda: Wind Waker HD Release Triggers 685% Increase In UK Wii U Hardware Sales

Zelda: Wind Waker HD Release Triggers 685% Increase In UK Wii U Hardware Sales

...although it's not known how many units were actually shifted

Trade publication MCV has revealed that the release of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD has caused a 685% increase in Wii U console sales in the United Kingdom — however, it's not been revealed exactly how many units that jump entails. The news backs up Nintendo's stance that games...

News: Meet Molotov Man, Sensible Software's Unreleased Answer To Bomberman

Meet Molotov Man, Sensible Software's Unreleased Answer To Bomberman

Little-known SNES outing is detailed in new book celebrating the UK studio

Sensible Software is a company which is perhaps more famous in the UK than the rest of the world. Founded in 1986 by Jon "Jovial Jops" Hare and Chris "Cuddly Krix" Yates, it produced titles for 8 and 16-bit computers, many of which were ported to consoles such as the Sega...

News: UK Band Union J Is Changing Its Name To "Union XY" To Mark The Launch Of Pokémon X & Y

UK Band Union J Is Changing Its Name To "Union XY" To Mark The Launch Of Pokémon X & Y

X Factor stars dressed up as Pikachu to make the announcement

Remember when we reported yesterday that UK boy band Union J would be promoting Pokémon X & Y? It turns out that the act — which rose to fame on TV talent show The X Factor — is changing its name to "Union XY" to celebrate the launch of the highly-anticipated title. The news...

News: UK Boy Band Union J Sign Up To Promote Pokémon X & Y

UK Boy Band Union J Sign Up To Promote Pokémon X & Y

Following in the footsteps of fellow X Factor stars One Direction

It has been revealed that UK act Union J will be working with The Pokémon Company International to promote the forthcoming Pokémon X & Y. In you're from outside of the United Kingdom, you may well be wondering who Union J are. Billed by many in the music industry as the next...

News: Nintendo UK Looking To Raise Awareness Of Wii U With Tesco Campaign

Nintendo UK Looking To Raise Awareness Of Wii U With Tesco Campaign

"There are many people out there that don’t know what this is"

Nintendo UK has admitted that many consumers don't realise the Wii U is a new console, and that it intends to bolster awareness by embarking on an ambitious in-store campaign with leading UK supermarket chain Tesco. Nintendo is making sure that its new system has a considerable...

News: Just Dance Steps Up To 5 Million Sales in the UK

Just Dance Steps Up To 5 Million Sales in the UK

The series has been most successful on Wii so far

Ubisoft has confirmed Just Dance has now sold over 5 million units in the UK, with the Wii being the most successful platform for the series. The French publisher revealed the numbers just before the launch of Just Dance 2014, which is set to land on Wii U and Wii, as well as PlayStation 3 and...

News: Nintendo To Host Nintendo Life StreetPass Zone At Eurogamer Expo 2013

Nintendo To Host Nintendo Life StreetPass Zone At Eurogamer Expo 2013

Play games, win prizes, get those important StreetPass hits

We're proud to announce that we're bringing the Nintendo Life StreetPass Zone to this year's Eurogamer Expo in association with Nintendo. The expo — which is due to take place at Earl's Court in London — is already sold out and will attract over 70,000 visitors from September 26th to...

News: Nintendo Is Bringing Its 2013 Big Hitters To Eurogamer Expo

Nintendo Is Bringing Its 2013 Big Hitters To Eurogamer Expo

Plus Bayonetta 2 and massive indie support

Nintendo has confirmed that it is bringing all of its major Q4 titles — and more besides — to this year's Eurogamer Expo, which takes place at Earl's Court in London from September 26th to the 29th. Attendees will be able to go hands-on with upcoming Wii U titles like Bayonetta 2, Donkey Kong Country:...

News: Wii U Basic Supply Will Become "Limited" in The UK

Wii U Basic Supply Will Become "Limited" in The UK

The white model will soon be hard to find

Earlier today, Nintendo confirmed there will be a couple of Wii U bundles coming to Europe from 4th October, with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD - which comes with a beautifully customised GamePad - and LEGO City: Undercover being the games of choice. Both of these bundle

Video: The Wii U Difference Campaign Explores Entertainment

The Wii U Difference Campaign Explores Entertainment

Rufus Hound gets the popcorn

Earlier this month Nintendo UK employed the services of British comedian Rufus Hound to explain the "Wii U Difference" where he went through the various features of the GamePad, which was lovingly described as "the Wii U's wingman". A couple of weeks later Nintendo released the Hound once more. This time he informed...

Video: Players Give Their Opinions On Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Players Give Their Opinions On Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Nintendo builds up expectation for 3DS Zelda prequel

Nintendo recently showed off The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds to eager attendees at the MCM Manchester Comic Con, and unsurprisingly, they rather liked it. You can view some of the reactions below. The game is exclusive to the 3DS and will be launched before the end of the year. Does...

News: The Wonderful 101 Misses the Top 20 in UK All-Format Charts

The Wonderful 101 Misses the Top 20 in UK All-Format Charts

Not enough wonder-green spent on the game

Last week brought the arrival of The Wonderful 101 to the Wii U, which in our view is a terrific and unique exclusive for the system. Unfortunately for PlatinumGames' bombastic action title it's had a major struggle to earn early sales in the UK, with this week's UKIE all-format chart showing the new title...