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Read our roundup of the latest news for the week ending July 1, 2018

Weekly News Roundup (July 1, 2018)

Posted by: Sean F, 21:51 AEST, Sun July 1, 2018

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Nintendo can ban your console if they detect you using pirated games, while pirate code has its own DRM

Nintendo Implements Anti-Piracy Kill 'Switch', While Switch Piracy Can Brick Console

Posted by: Sean F, 17:05 AEST, Sat June 30, 2018

Nintend and pirates go to battle, while piracy code may contain a nasty surprise ... More


Read our roundup of the latest news for the week ending January 28, 2018

Weekly News Roundup (January 28, 2018)

Posted by: Sean F, 12:27 AEDT, Mon January 29, 2018

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News Icon The Nintendo Switch Won Christmas, PS4 Last

posted by: Sean F, 17:21 AEDT, Sat January 27, 2018

The Nintendo Switch has beaten the Xbox One and PS4 in sales during the crucial holiday sales period in the US

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (January 14, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 17:52 AEDT, Sun January 14, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending January 14, 2018

News Icon 2017 in Review: PS4 Still in Sales Lead, but Switch Catching Up

posted by: Sean F, 15:15 AEDT, Sat January 13, 2018

PS4 becomes top 10 selling console of all time, but the Switch may catch up to it eventually

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (November 5, 2017)

posted by: Sean F, 16:55 AEDT, Sun November 5, 2017

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending November 5, 2017

News Icon Switch to Outsell Wii U By Next March, Says Nintendo

posted by: Sean F, 17:13 AEDT, Sat November 4, 2017

Nintendo announce profit upgrade thanks to the surging popularity of the Switch

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (October 22, 2017)

posted by: Sean F, 20:10 AEDT, Sun October 22, 2017

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending October 22, 2017

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (September 24, 2017)

posted by: Sean F, 18:07 AEST, Sun September 24, 2017

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending September 24, 2017

News Icon Nintendo Switch Outsells PS4, Xbox One in August

posted by: Sean F, 19:57 AEST, Thu September 21, 2017

The Nintendo Switch is proving to be a real threat to the dominance of the PS4

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (July 30, 2017)

posted by: Sean F, 13:56 AEST, Sun July 30, 2017

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending July 30, 2017

News Icon Nintendo Switch: 4.7 Million Units Sold In First Four Month

posted by: Sean F, 15:03 AEST, Thu July 27, 2017

The Nintendo Switch off to the good start according to new sales figures released by the Japanese gaming company

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (July 23, 2017)

posted by: Sean F, 15:30 AEST, Sun July 23, 2017

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending July 23, 2017

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (July 2, 2017)

posted by: Sean F, 19:57 AEST, Sun July 2, 2017

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending July 2, 2017

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (May 21, 2017)

posted by: Sean F, 17:11 AEST, Sun May 21, 2017

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending May 21, 2017

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (April 23, 2017)

posted by: Sean F, 17:11 AEST, Sun April 23, 2017

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending April 23, 2017

News Icon Meet the New King: Nintendo Switch Outsells PS4, Xbox One in March NPD

posted by: Sean F, 15:09 AEST, Fri April 21, 2017

Nintendo Switch off to a great start, while the Xbox One languishes in third place

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (March 26, 2017)

posted by: Sean F, 20:49 AEDT, Sun March 26, 2017

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending March 26, 2017

News Icon PS4 Has Almost Double the Market Share of Xbox One

posted by: Sean F, 17:42 AEDT, Thu March 23, 2017

Sony has huge lead over Microsoft in this generation's console wars

News Icon GDC Survey: Game Developers Not Enthused About PS4 Pro, Scorpio

posted by: Sean F, 12:44 AEDT, Thu January 19, 2017

Game developers don't know what to make of Sony and Microsoft's mid-cycle console updates

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (January 15, 2017)

posted by: Sean F, 20:42 AEDT, Sun January 15, 2017

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending January 15, 2017

News Icon Nintendo Switch: Price, Release Date Revealed To Mixed Reactions

posted by: Sean F, 20:02 AEDT, Sat January 14, 2017

Official Nintendo Switch event gives us a lot more information about the new console

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (November 20, 2016)

posted by: Sean F, 16:09 AEDT, Sun November 20, 2016

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending November 20, 2016

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (November 6, 2016)

posted by: Sean F, 15:20 AEDT, Sun November 6, 2016

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending November 6, 2016

News Icon Report: Nintendo Ending Wii U Production

posted by: Sean F, 16:05 AEDT, Thu November 3, 2016

The last Wii U consoles may have already been made

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (October 23, 2016)

posted by: Sean F, 17:26 AEDT, Sun October 23, 2016

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending October 23, 2016

News Icon Nintendo NX Unveiled: Nintendo Hopes Gamers Will 'Switch' to New Console

posted by: Sean F, 17:46 AEDT, Fri October 21, 2016

Nintendo's new console is called the Switch, and it will further blur the lines between home and portable gaming

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (October 16, 2016)

posted by: Sean F, 14:55 AEDT, Sun October 16, 2016

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending October 16, 2016

News Icon Latest Nintendo NX Rumors: Launch Pricing, Titles, and Hardware Details

posted by: Sean F, 16:33 AEDT, Tue October 11, 2016

Release of Nintendo NX rumors intensifies as we get closer to the official console unveil

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (July 31, 2016)

posted by: Sean F, 17:19 AEST, Sun July 31, 2016

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending July 31, 2016

News Icon Nintendo NX Could Be Ultimate Gaming Tablet

posted by: Sean F, 13:53 AEST, Thu July 28, 2016

More possible details about Nintendo's next console, the NX, points way to gaming tablet design with detachable controllers

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (17 July 2016)

posted by: Sean F, 15:16 AEST, Sun July 17, 2016

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 17 July 2016

News Icon Nintendo's Wii U Sales Prediction off by 90%

posted by: Sean F, 14:53 AEST, Wed July 13, 2016

Nintendo President reveals just how far off Wii U sales are compared to earlier predictions

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (19 June 2016)

posted by: Sean F, 12:17 AEST, Sun June 19, 2016

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 19 June 2016

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (17 April 2016)

posted by: Sean F, 17:00 AEST, Sun April 17, 2016

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 17 April 2016

News Icon Nintendo NX Rumors: More Powerful Than PS4, Getting Wii U 'Zelda', 'Smash Bros' Ports

posted by: Sean F, 17:19 AEST, Fri April 15, 2016

Latest rumors sees the NX being faster than the PS4 "by a noticeable amount"

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (27 March 2016)

posted by: Sean F, 11:48 AEDT, Sun March 27, 2016

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 27 March 2016

News Icon Report: Nintendo To End Wii U Production in 2016

posted by: Sean F, 14:27 AEDT, Sat March 26, 2016

Is Nintendo about to abandon the troubled Wii U console at the end of the year?

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (13 September 2015)

posted by: Sean F, 01:08 AEST, Mon September 14, 2015

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 13 September 2015

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (23 August 2015)

posted by: Sean F, 18:44 AEST, Sun August 23, 2015

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 23 August 2015

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (19 July 2015)

posted by: Sean F, 00:05 AEST, Mon July 20, 2015

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 19 July 2015

News Icon Ubisoft Financial Report Shows PS4 Games Easily Outselling Xbox One

posted by: Sean F, 18:08 AEST, Mon July 13, 2015

Ubisoft's sales data clearly shows the PS4's dominance over the Xbox One

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (24 May 2015)

posted by: Sean F, 13:09 AEST, Sun May 24, 2015

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 24 May 2015

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (17 May 2015)

posted by: Sean F, 17:56 AEST, Mon May 18, 2015

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 17 May 2015

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (10 May 2015)

posted by: Sean F, 16:19 AEST, Sun May 10, 2015

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 10 May 2015

News Icon Xbox Revenue down on Price Cut, Still Way behind PS4 Sales

posted by: Sean F, 16:00 AEST, Tue May 5, 2015

Xbox One sales catching up to PS4 sales, but at a snail's pace and at the expense of revenue

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (3 May 2015)

posted by: Sean F, 15:23 AEST, Mon May 4, 2015

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 3 May 2015

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (19 April 2015)

posted by: Sean F, 23:19 AEST, Sun April 19, 2015

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 19 April 2015

News Icon Nintendo Giving up on Wii U: Analyst

posted by: Sean F, 13:47 AEST, Sun April 19, 2015

Nintendo may have moved on from the Wii U to concentrate all efforts on its next console, the Nintendo NX

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (5 April 2015)

posted by: Sean F, 00:40 AEST, Mon April 6, 2015

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 5 April 2015

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (1 March 2015)

posted by: Sean F, 19:57 AEDT, Sun March 1, 2015

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 1 March 2015

News Icon PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U: Study Shows People Buy Consoles For Different Reason

posted by: Sean F, 20:51 AEDT, Fri February 27, 2015

New Nielsen survey shows the different reasons behind people's choice of gaming consoles, plus the number of people upgrading from Xbox 360 to PS4

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (18 January 2015)

posted by: Sean F, 00:25 AEDT, Mon January 19, 2015

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 18 January 2015

News Icon Nintendo's Next Console May Be Coming Sooner Than You Think

posted by: Sean F, 21:27 AEDT, Thu January 15, 2015

Nintendo ready to release new console in 2016?

News Icon Did the Xbox One Outsell the PS4 during Black Friday?

posted by: Sean F, 23:57 AEDT, Sat December 6, 2014

Xbox One appears to have scored a crucial victory during the Black Friday sales event, according to shopping data analysis firm Infoscout

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (30 November 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 21:18 AEDT, Sun November 30, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 30 November 2014

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (23 November 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 21:07 AEDT, Sun November 23, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 23 November 2014

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (9 November 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 23:52 AEDT, Sun November 9, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 9 November 2014

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (19 October 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 18:29 AEDT, Sun October 19, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 19 October 2014

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (21 September 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 17:30 AEST, Sun September 21, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 21 September 2014

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (24 August 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 23:32 AEST, Sun August 24, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 24 August 2014

News Icon Ubisoft Stops Making 'Mature' Wii U Titles

posted by: Sean F, 21:36 AEST, Fri August 22, 2014

Ubisoft explains why they'll no longer release 'mature' titles from series like 'Assassin's Creed' and 'Far Cry' on the Wii U

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (27 July 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 17:06 AEST, Sun July 27, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 27 July 2014

News Icon Xbox One Sales Double after Price Drop, Still behind PS4 in June

posted by: Sean F, 15:04 AEST, Wed July 23, 2014

Xbox One sales "more than double" after price cut, but still not enough to unseat PS4 from the top of the pile. Meanwhile, Wii U sales grow 233%!

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (22 June 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 21:27 AEST, Sun June 22, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 22 June 2014

News Icon Xbox 360 and Wii Owners Migrating to PS4, Sony Says, as Wii U Sales Soar in May

posted by: Sean F, 15:59 AEST, Wed June 18, 2014

Sony says the PS4 is stealing market share from Microsoft and Nintendo, while Mario Kart 8 helps Wii U sales in May

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (15 June 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 21:11 AEST, Sun June 15, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 15 June 2014

News Icon Ubisoft Holding Back Finished Wii U Game Due to Console's Low Sales

posted by: Sean F, 21:07 AEST, Fri June 13, 2014

Ubisoft intentionally shelving completed Wii U game due to the console's low install base

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (11 May 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 21:00 AEST, Sun May 11, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 11 May 2014

News Icon Nintendo Losses Mount on Slow Wii U Sales

posted by: Sean F, 13:15 AEST, Sun May 11, 2014

Nintendo posts third annual loss in a row on the back of slower than expected Wii U sales

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (27 April 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 17:10 AEST, Sun April 27, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 27 April 2014

News Icon Wii U Sales Only 10% of Wii, Half of GameCube

posted by: Sean F, 22:00 AEST, Thu April 24, 2014

Wii U sales are lower than that of the Wii and GameCube at the same stage of its release cycle

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (20 April 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 17:07 AEST, Sun April 20, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 20 April 2014

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (6 April 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 18:29 AEST, Sun April 6, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 6 April 2014

News Icon EA Issues Apology For 'Stupid' April Fools Wii U Jokes

posted by: Sean F, 13:28 AEST, Sun April 6, 2014

EA forced to apologise over 'unacceptable' April Fools Day tweets mocking the Wii U

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (16 March 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 17:47 AEDT, Sun March 16, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 16 March 2014

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (16 February 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 18:31 AEDT, Sun February 16, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 16 February 2014

News Icon PS4 Leads U.S. Console Sales In January, Almost Double Xbox One Sales

posted by: Sean F, 17:39 AEDT, Sun February 16, 2014

PS4 takes a big lead over the Xbox One in the United States for January, according to new sales data released by NPD

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (9 February 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 17:36 AEDT, Sun February 9, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 9 February 2014

News Icon North, South Korea Embraces Motion Gaming Tech, But Not For Gaming

posted by: Sean F, 23:51 AEDT, Thu February 6, 2014

The two countries on either side of the 38th parallel have found novel uses of motion gaming technology in recent times

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (26 January 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 08:38 AEDT, Sun January 26, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 26 January 2014

News Icon Xbox One Tops U.S. Next-Gen Console Sales In December

posted by: Sean F, 10:37 AEDT, Tue January 21, 2014

Xbox One has sales lead over PS4 in December, in the U.S., despite the PS4's global sales lead

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (19 January 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 07:30 AEDT, Sun January 19, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 19 January 2014

News Icon Developer Gives Inside Look At Wii U Development Troubles

posted by: Sean F, 02:56 AEDT, Fri January 17, 2014

The reason third-party developers are ignoring the Wii U spelled out by anonymous developer who worked on a Wii U game

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (12 January 2014)

posted by: Sean F, 06:44 AEDT, Sun January 12, 2014

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 12 January 2014

News Icon PS4 Has Worldwide Million Unit Plus Sales Lead Over Xbox One

posted by: Sean F, 03:42 AEDT, Sun January 12, 2014

PS4 outsells Xbox One by 1.2 million units worldwide in 2013, and is within reach of outselling the Wii U

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (15 December 2013)

posted by: Sean F, 19:08 AEDT, Sun December 15, 2013

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 15 December 2013

News Icon PS4 is Top Console For November in US, Xbox One 'Fastest Selling'

posted by: Sean F, 18:32 AEDT, Sat December 14, 2013

NPD figures reveal the current winner of the console wars, as Wii U's struggles to get attention of gamers

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (8 December 2013)

posted by: Sean F, 17:13 AEDT, Sun December 8, 2013

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 8 December 2013

News Icon Xbox One Beats PS4 2-to-1 At Walmart, Target Black Friday Sales

posted by: Sean F, 14:32 AEDT, Sun December 8, 2013

Shoppers opt for more expensive Xbox One at Walmart and Target, while the Wii U struggles to get any attention

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (17 November 2013)

posted by: Sean F, 19:56 AEDT, Sun November 17, 2013

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 17 November 2013

News Icon Sony Hoping For Wii U Success, But Says Nintendo's Message is Confusing

posted by: Sean F, 18:38 AEDT, Sun November 17, 2013

Sony is hoping Nintendo's Wii U starts selling well, in order to convince gamers that traditional video gaming, as opposed to smartphones and tablet games, is still the way to go

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (3 November 2013)

posted by: Sean F, 18:48 AEDT, Sun November 3, 2013

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 3 November 2013

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (20 October 2013)

posted by: Sean F, 17:32 AEDT, Sun October 20, 2013

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 20 October 2013

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (15 September 2013)

posted by: Sean F, 17:24 AEST, Sun September 15, 2013

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 15 September 2013

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (1 September 2013)

posted by: Sean F, 20:26 AEST, Sun September 1, 2013

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 1 September 2013

News Icon Nintendo Targets Wii U Price Cut to Drive Sales

posted by: Sean F, 22:03 AEST, Fri August 30, 2013

Nintendo discontinues 8GB version of Wii U, drops the 32GB version's price by $50

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (18 August 2013)

posted by: Sean F, 19:15 AEST, Sun August 18, 2013

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 18 August 2013

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (4 August 2013)

posted by: Sean F, 15:57 AEST, Sun August 4, 2013

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 4 August 2013

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