Tag: Sales - Page 17

  • News Miyamoto Wants You Outside. Now!

    Talking with the pretentious Times newspaper, video gaming "Zeus" Miyamoto-san spoke of how "weight-em-down" (please make this phrase catch on) Wii Fit has caused a social revolution in Japan.

    The Nintendo veteran hopes that the game will do the same thing in the UK and Europe. I just hope the success of the game means I'll see less fat people...

  • News No Wii Price Cuts!

    Seriously, with sales figures like that can you honestly say you expected Nintendo to cut the price of anything?

    In a meeting with a bunch of analyst-boffin types, Nintendo God (read: president) presented Nintendo's projected hardware sales with the consoles markup (both Wii and DS) staying at their current, full asking price. To be honest we can't...

  • News Oh Noez! Ninjabread Man Is Coming To The TV!

    Data Design Digital has today revealed plans of their new television advertising campaign in Europe.

    The campaign aimed to promote the Popcorn Arcade series will run throughout Easter showcasing their lineup of "affordable" (£19.99) Wii games. Included in the adverts will be: Kawasaki Quad Bikes Mini Desktop Racing Ninjabread Man Billy...

  • News Microsoft Are Unaware Of The Game Wii Fit

    Microsoft's corporate Vice President Shane Kim (what a cool name?) thinks that this generations console war winner has been called too early.

    In an interview with New York Times Shane said: "The generation has a long way to go so it's way too early to declare a winner," he told the paper. "I remember a couple of weeks ago, a lot of...

  • News A(nother) 2008 Nintendo Prediction...

    ... this time from EA (the uber-duper-mega publisher) who think Nintendo will top the sales war in North America and Europe this year.

    EA estimate that a total of 12-14 million Wii's will be sold in the two regions alone during 2008. This is a significantly stronger estimate than the predicted sales of the PS3 at 9.5-11.5 million and XBOX 360 at 6-8...

  • News Ozone's Christmas Wii Swindle

    BBC consumer-rights show Watchdog today revealed details of a Wii related scam which misled upto 2,500 people in the UK to think they'd have a Wii in time for Christmas.

    So when Ozone Electronics, a company based in Oldham, guaranteed delivery of the console for the middle of December, hundreds of people placed an order, paid their money and...