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Nintendo posts $229M loss, Wii U estimates down by 60 percent

Nintendo fell slightly short of the reduced financial projections it set in January, with the Wii U reaching 2.72 million shipments for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014. However, the system remains way off Nintendo's initial projection of 9 million, so it's no surprise to see more conservative...

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New Super Mario Bros. U ships 3.89M, Super Mario 3D World almost 2M

Between Super Mario 3D World and New Super Mario Bros .U, Nintendo's mustachioed mascot (whose year it wasn't) has shipped almost 6 million units on the Wii U. In figures revealed in the big N's financial briefing, NSMBU is now at 3.89 million for its lifetime shipments, while SM3DW is at around...

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Nintendo nine-month profits drop year-on-year, Wii U ships 1.95 million in Q3

Nintendo reported a net profit of 9.6 billion yen (around $93 million) in the last three months of 2013 on the back of shipping 1.95 million Wii Us across the quarter. Despite that holiday success, the company posted a year-on-drop for its first three fiscal quarters, the nine months ending in...

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Nintendo announces holiday discounts, new Wii U bundles

Just in time for Saint Nick to wedge himself down the world's chimneys, Nintendo has revealed a swath of discounts designed to tempt holiday shoppers toward the House That Mario Built. Nintendo Land, the pack-in game attached to most launch-era Wii U consoles, has been reduced in price from $60...

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Mario-themed Wii U deluxe bundle to replace Nintendo Land line

Nintendo of America is replacing the base Wii U 32GB Deluxe set that includes launch game Nintendo Land with a bundle featuring New Super Mario Bros. U and its standalone expansion New Super Luigi U. The Mario-themed set arrives at stores on November 1, a date that also sees Nintendo Land reduced...

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Three new Wii U bundles hit the UK next month

Nintendo is gift-wrapping three new Wii U bundles for the UK, including one 32GB Premium bundle and two 8GB Basic ones. The trio launch across consecutive weeks in November, and going by Nintendo's new web store they're each priced £250. The new 32GB Premium is first to reach Her Maj's...

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Wii U ups its value with two family-themed bundles in Japan

Nintendo is targeting families with two value-driven Wii U bundles in Japan, as it looks to give the console a welcome boost alongside its winter software line-up. The pair, launching on October 31, both include the 32GB Wii U (black or white), New Super Mario Bros. U, and Wii Party U. The pricier...

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New Super Luigi U review: Not easy being green

Mario has stolen the show often enough that it can be difficult to remember he even has a brother. As Nintendo celebrates the "Year of Luigi," though, Mario's gangly sibling is finally enjoying some well-deserved time in the spotlight. First there was Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon for the 3DS, and now...

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PSA: New Super Luigi U arrives as NSMBU DLC today

New Super Luigi U, the downloadable expansion to New Super Mario Bros. U centered around the lankier Mario brother, comes to the Wii U's eShop today priced at $19.99. The green campaign includes over 80 redesigned courses, each one with a timer set at 100. And of course you play as the big L...

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Pro Controller support coming to New Super Mario Bros. U (in Japan)

New Super Mario Bros. U will get an update to coincide with the release of Super Luigi U, at least in Japan. ‚ÄčIt will allow players to purchase the Super Luigi U DLC directly from within New Super Mario Bros. U (i.e. no need to visit the eShop), and enable use of the Wii U's Pro Controller. ...

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