Wii U production could continue until 2018, Nintendo confirms

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Wii U production could continue until 2018, Nintendo confirms

Next year's NX 'won't simply replace' the console

Nintendo could end production of Wii U systems by March 2018, company president and CEO Tatsumi Kimishima told investors this morning. Reuters reported the news from today's Q&A session, where Kimishima discussed Nintendo's previous fiscal year, upcoming release plans and the future of its current consoles.

Earlier this year, Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported that Nintendo planned to cease manufacturing Wii U hardware by the end of 2016. Nintendo denied this claim, but offered no other timeline. This is the first time that Nintendo has pinpointed an end for Wii U, giving it upward of two more years in production.

Oxenfree coming to PS4 with New Game+, alternate endings in May

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Oxenfree coming to PS4 with New Game+, alternate endings in May

Steam and Xbox One versions will get the additional content, too

Night School Studios is bringing a "director's cut" of its adventure-based thriller, Oxenfree, to PlayStation 4 on May 31, the developer announced today.

Oxenfree follows a group of teenagers who run into supernatural trouble on an overnight trip. The PlayStation 4 edition of the game will include new dialogue, locations and alternate endings with its New Game+ mode; the additional content will also be released for Steam and Xbox One on the same day.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare promo mentions Modern Warfare Remaster

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare promo mentions Modern Warfare Remaster

Rumor says it comes as a download with a special edition

Promotional material for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, revealed yesterday ahead of a formal announcement, hints at a remastered version of one or more of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare games, according to an image published by the CoD enthusiast site Charlie Intel.

Charlie Intel spotted the image after it had been posted to Snapchat. A poster was shown for the "Legacy Edition" of the game, specifying that "Modern Warfare Remastered is a full game download." It was shown alongside a preorder card apparently coming from a Target.

Uncharted 4 shipment stolen, Sony says, as copies circulate in UK

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Uncharted 4 shipment stolen, Sony says, as copies circulate in UK

Shuhei Yoshida delivers one heck of a spoiler warning

Copies of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End were stolen while in transit to retailers, Sony said on Wednesday, and as such they have surfaced in the United Kingdom about two weeks ahead of the game's launch date.

"An extremely talented team has worked long and hard to bring Nathan Drake's greatest adventure to life and we would urge you to help us prevent this from being spoiled by purchasing copies of the game ahead of the launch date," Shuhei Yoshida, the president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, said in a statement.

Nintendo will only have one playable game at E3 2016

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Nintendo will only have one playable game at E3 2016

Attendees to be immersed in The Legend of Zelda

Nintendo's showing at E3 2016 will be focused on one game and one game only: The Legend of Zelda for Wii U. Nintendo said in a release today that the Wii U version of the game — it's also coming to Nintendo NX — will be playable for the first time at this year's E3.

It will also be the only playable game Nintendo presents at the show, the company said, "in order to provide attendees a complete immersion."

Splatoon, Animal Crossing were Nintendo's biggest hits over the past 12 months

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Splatoon, Animal Crossing were Nintendo's biggest hits over the past 12 months

Second straight year in the black, though profit declined almost 40 percent

Seven new titles sold more than one million copies for Nintendo over its last fiscal year, the company reported today, with Splatoon and Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer leading the way on Wii U and 3DS, respectively.

On Wii U, Splatoon sold 4.27 million copies since its launch in May 2015. Super Mario Maker, which launched in September, sold 3.52 million, and Yoshi's Woolly World sold 1.37 million after its summer release.

Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing are coming to mobile devices

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Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing are coming to mobile devices

Nintendo confirms its next two smartphone games

Nintendo will release a pair of mobile apps based on its Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing franchises, the company confirmed today. Both are targeted for release sometime this fall.

Fire Emblem for mobile devices will be "more accessible in comparison to the Fire Emblem games for Nintendo's dedicated gaming systems," Nintendo said in a release, but will "offer the great value of a role-playing strategy game."

The Legend of Zelda will release in 2017 for NX, Wii U

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The Legend of Zelda will release in 2017 for NX, Wii U

Will now be the focus of E3 2016

The Legend of Zelda on Wii U has been delayed again, Nintendo announced today, and the game is now expected to launch in 2017 alongside the newly announced NX version of the game.

With no forthcoming details about the next-generation 'NX' console, releasing globally in March 2017, The Legend of Zelda will be the main focus for the company at this year's E3 event, Nintendo of America's said on its Twitter account.

Nintendo NX launches March 2017 worldwide

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Nintendo NX launches March 2017 worldwide

Nothing to show at E3 this year either

Nintendo's next console, codenamed the NX, will launch in March 2017, Nintendo said today in a financial earnings announcement. Furthermore, it will not be showing the console at E3 2016 in June.

"For our dedicated video game platform business, Nintendo is currently developing a gaming platform codenamed 'NX' with a brand-new concept," the company said. "NX will be launched in March 2017 globally."