Nintendo of Europe Lets Go of 130 Employees

Posted by Evolve on June 9, 2014 at 7:32 PM | Views: 3950 | In: Wii News

Hard times are affecting Nintendo’s European arm as the company is letting go of 130 employees in its German offices and shutting down an entire warehouse. Ouch! As indicated by GamesIndustry International, the Großostheim office will close down in what has been described as a financial move. Th...

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Nintendo Reports $230 Million Loss in Sales

Posted by Evolve on May 25, 2014 at 2:32 AM | Views: 3801 | In: Wii News

Things are a bit ugly for Nintendo as the company has reported quite a hefty loss in its latest earnings report. As of the end of the fiscal year, March 31, the Wii U and 3DS manufacturer is reporting a loss of 23.2 billion yen, or roughly $230 million. Wii U sales failed to meet their expectations...

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Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor Gets Canned

Posted by Evolve on April 25, 2014 at 1:55 AM | Views: 3563 | In: Wii News

It’s been two years since a couple of former Rare staffers announced that they were working on a spiritual successor to the Banjo-Kazooie series. In what can only be considered disappointing news, it turns out that the project’s been scrapped. Insert a long, audible “aw” right here. As indi...

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Sonic Lost World Gets Zelda DLC (Complete with Aggressive Cuccos!)

Posted by Evolve on April 2, 2014 at 3:08 AM | Views: 3248 | In: Wii News

After receiving its first bit of Nintendo-flavored DLC back in December with Yoshi’s Island Zone, Sonic Lost World has now gotten yet another dose of add-on content. Dubbed The Legend of Zelda Zone, the new piece of bite-sized content throws a green tunic on Sonic and lets the wily hedgehog explo...

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Sells 130k in Eight Days, Boosts Wii U Sales

Posted by Evolve on March 29, 2014 at 2:24 AM | Views: 3241 | In: Wii News

Nintendo issued a press release announcing that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze had managed to sell over 130,000 units in eight days following its launch last month. These sales figures include both retail and digital copies of the Kongs’ latest adventure.According to Nintendo, the launch...

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Wii Menu Hack Released

Posted by Evolve on August 11, 2011 at 5:43 PM | Views: 5981 | In: Wii News

Crediar has released his Nintendo Wii System Menu hack which allows your Wii to boot region free games as in all region encoding for GameCube, Wii games and Wii channels and also virtual console titles. What it also does is remove the health warning at startup and the background music (you can view ...

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Nintendo Wii Now $199

Posted by Evolve on August 11, 2011 at 5:41 PM | Views: 4608 | In: Wii News

As the title reads, Nintendo has officially announced a price drop for the Wii. Starting September 27, the Nintendo Wii will retail for fifty dollars less and will be sold in stores for $199. The price drop was previously rumored thanks to the help of some leaked photos of some upcoming adverts, st...

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Wii Price Drop On The Horizon

Posted by Evolve on August 11, 2011 at 5:40 PM | Views: 5233 | Source | In: Wii News

If a recently leaked Toys R Us advertisement is to be believed, then we could be seeing a price drop heading for the Wii very soon. The ad shows the Nintendo Wii priced fifty dollars cheaper, at a MSRP of $199 USD. According to the advertisement, the price drop does not mean the console must lose i...

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Wii Internet Channel Now Free To Download

Posted by Evolve on August 11, 2011 at 5:32 PM | Views: 5318 | In: Wii News

Nintendo has dropped the price on it's internet browser for the Wii down to... free. Yes, you'll now be able to download and use the Wii's internet channel for the price of nothing. When the Wii first came out, you could download a beta version of the Opera based browser, but soon after that Nintend...

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare On Wii

Posted by Evolve on August 11, 2011 at 5:31 PM | Views: 5048 | In: Wii News

If you didn't know by now, about 2 weeks ago, Activision announced that Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is making its transition over to the Wii. The port is planned to arrive in stores the same day as Call of Duty: Mordern Warfare 2, November 10, 2009. The hit title that arrived on the Xbox 360, PS3...

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