Wii U Sales Increase 875% In UK after Xbox One Reveal

I don’t normally post two articles so close together, however when I saw this news I was intrigued and thought it would make for a great weekend discussion. It seems that since the Xbox One reveal, Wii U sales in the UK have blown up!  Before the reveal, the Wii U was ranked at about #390 on Amazon’s PC & Gaming Best sellers list.  After the launch, it quickly rose to #48 and incre...

David Yarnton to Leave Nintendo UK

He may not be as well known as Reggie or Miyamoto,but for the past 20 years David Yarnton has been an integral part of Nintendo’s UK branch.  From 1995 to 2003, Yarnton served as Director of Sales.  In 2003 he accepted the position of General manager.  An exact reason has not been given for his leave,. however Nintendo has released the following statement.

Did Blockbuster Leak Wii U Launch Titles in the UK?

The Blockbuster UK Outlets seem to have listed a series of Wii U launch titles in their Point of  Sale systems.  There are 25 titles in all.  If this is a legitimate list, what are your thoughts?  Could this list just be filler to set the place setting in their system? Just in case you cannot read the screen shots above, i have included the list below:

Nintendo Zone Launches in Europe

  If you live in Europe, and own a Nintendo 3DS, then today is your lucky day!  You can now take advantage of the Nintendo Zone!  The Nintendo Zone will allow 3DS owners to access exclusive product information, game trailers, screenshots, video clips, and even demos.  To use the feature you will need to have WiFi connectivity, but with over 25,000 hot spots it shouldn’t be to hard.  Act...

I guess the UK didn’t hear that 3D is just a gimmick

Looks like they fine folks across the pond are excited for the 3DS! Any of our UK readers pre-order one?

Nintendo, Wii own Britain

A staggering one in three households in the U.K. own a Wii, Nintendo revealed today, while a further one in six Britons own that plucky little portable, the DS. The impressive numbers were compiled by stat tracker GfK Chart-Track. Given the first party push happening this holiday season, Nintendo may very well control one in two households by the end of the year. World domination, anyone?

Infendo Radio 191 gets International

Netflix is finally heading up to the great white north – Canada.  What does this mean for Wii owners?  Will console streaming be available internationally? And what’s up with those crazy European release dates, and what can their history tell us about the North American release of the Nintendo 3DS?  This and more, on this week’s edition of Infendo Radio! Radio Feed iTunes Feed...

DS pirate sentenced to 12 months in prison

Pirates beware! A UK man was sentenced to 12 months of jail time for importing and planning to resell 26,500 R4 DS cartridges. While it is safe to say most pirates use a few less R4 cartridges than the aforementioned offender, pirates should take notice since this shows that authorities are cracking down on video game piracy more than they have in the past. “Intellectual property theft is a...

Convicts being “treated” with Wii

Instead of punching license plates when serving hard time, convicts at the UK’s top-security Broadmoor Hospital are being “treated” with Wii Sports and Wii Fit. With 22 newly purchased Wii consoles hooked up to plasma TVs, Broadmoor has more smiles packed in it than a Chuck E. Cheese’s. A spokesperson for Broadmoor noted that while Wii Sports and their other “Xbox and...