Posts tagged with "wii"

Nintendo Chief Executive Satoru Iwata Dies, Aged 55

Nintendo Chief Executive Satoru Iwata Dies, Aged 55
Having served as the company’s president for well over a decade, Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata has died at the age of 55, as a result of a cancerous tumour. An internationally renowned leader in the world of video games, Iwata helped change the face of Nintendo, as well as altering the landscape of the wider games industry, developing titles and consoles that catered for a wide range of tastes and inspiring millions to try out video... 

Too Cool Wrestling Do Battle at August’s MCM Ireland Comic Con

Too Cool Wrestling Do Battle at August’s MCM Ireland Comic Con
Wrestling fans, prepare for a super spectacle at this year’s MCM Ireland Comic Con! Direct from the USA, WWE stars Too Cool Wrestling will be engaging in a live extravaganza at the RDS Dublin this August. Comprised of Tag Team Champions Scotty 2 Hotty and Grand Master Sexay (that’s Scott Garland and Brian Christopher Lawler, if you want to be formal), the Too Cool duo played a key part in the WWE Attitude era for almost a decade. More... 

E3 Coverage On MCM Buzz – Are You Ready?

E3 Coverage On MCM Buzz – Are You Ready?
As most of our readers will know by now, it’s Christmas wishlist time for gamers!  That’s right, people: this week, it’s E3, a time when the video game world waits with baited breath to see what some of the world’s biggest gaming companies are planning to bring to their consoles, as well as what you can expect from them in terms of future download content. So ready your popcorn, have your energy drinks at hand, and... 

Pokkén Tournament: Check out the new Pokémon Tekken trailer

Pokkén Tournament: Check out the new Pokémon Tekken trailer
An exciting new trailer for the upcoming Pokémon Tekken game, Pokkén Tournament, features the first glimpse of some of your favourite monsters in action. Suicune, Gardevoir and Pikachu join the previously revealed Machamp and Lucario, battling it out in some interesting locations. Initially released back in August, the original Pokkén teaser showed Machamp and Lucario going head-to-head, before announcing that the game would be appear in... 

Club Nintendo to close in September 2015

Club Nintendo to close in September 2015
Club Nintendo has offered its fans a wonderful rewards service for the last seven years, allowing players to redeem codes from their Nintendo products and exchange their stars for all kinds of goodies, yet it has been announced that in September the beloved scheme will be discontinued and replaced. Nintendo has confirmed they have plans to launch a new rewards service which will launch “later this year”. What does this mean for all you... 

Ubisoft E3 2014 Press Conference – All About Assassins, Gunfights, and Workouts

Ubisoft E3 2014 Press Conference – All About Assassins, Gunfights, and Workouts
In the closing hours of the first day of the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, gamers were no doubt already feeling that they were at the limit of their hype. With heavyweights like Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo filling up the day’s schedule, it might seem at first that publisher and developer Ubisoft wouldn’t make so much of a splash compared to the big kids in the yard. They definitively proved otherwise, however, in their action-packed,... 

Argos and Amazon cut price of Premium Wii U down to £179.99

Argos and Amazon cut price of Premium Wii U down to £179.99
This morning, high street retailer Argos reduced the price of the Wii U Premium Pack with a copy of Nintendo Land down to £179.99. Online retailer Amazon have also recently followed suit, reducing the same bundle down to the same price. While some retailers had reduced the price of the Wii U below £200 on the run up to Christmas, what’s interesting about Argos’ price cut is that this is not listed as a sale price. It will be interesting to see... 

Nintendo Wii U to see Price Cut and new Premium Bundles

Nintendo Wii U to see Price Cut and new Premium Bundles
If you’ve been holding off on purchasing a Wii U, then this might be the news you’ve been waiting for. From 20 September, the US will see the price of the Wii U Premium Pack (32 GB) fall from $349.99 to $299.99, with a bundle that includes The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD also going on sale the same day for $299.99. In the UK it’s a bit of a different story, with Nintendo announcing that they will cut the UK trade price of the Wii U by... 

Asda slashes price of Nintendo Wii U down to £149

Asda slashes price of Nintendo Wii U down to £149
Supermarket chain Asda has reduced the price of Nintendo’s Wii U console as part of a Bank Holiday sale this weekend. The Basic Pack is now down to £149, with the Premium Pack reduced to £199. They have also reduced the price on a number of games and accessories. Asda had previously knocked £50 off the price of both Wii U models back in March. The latest cut means that the console is now selling £100 cheaper than when it was launched back in... 

Three Nintendo Franchises That Deserve To Be Resurrected For Wii U

Three Nintendo Franchises That Deserve To Be Resurrected For Wii U
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata recently announced that a new 3D Mario game and a new Mario Kart for the Wii U would be shown at this year’s E3 conference, along with the promise of a new Legend of Zelda game at some point. While I’m sure these will all be great, they are not exactly a surprise. Mario and Zelda have always been well-supported by Nintendo, with at least one release on every major console since the NES. But what of Nintendo’s... 
Copyright © 2013 MCM BUZZ – Movies, TV, Comics, Gaming, Anime, Cosplay News & Reviews