Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Software Sales Have Dramatically Increased, Nintendo of America Confirms

Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Software Sales Have Dramatically Increased, Nintendo of America Confirms

The Nintendo 3DS sales have increased by more than 40 per cent due to recently released blockbuster titles, Nintendo of America has revealed. According to Nintendo, the release of three major titles on the 3DS — Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS — has resulted in the company beating its sales statistics from last year.  Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the remakes […]

Nintendo Confirms to not be Discontinuing GameCube Controller Adaptor

Nintendo Confirms to not be Discontinuing GameCube Controller Adaptor

Nintendo has dismissed rumors that the Wii U GameCube Controller Adaptor has been discontinued by the company. Some rumors emerged last week that Nintendo would be halting production on the GameCube Controller Adaptor, and that retailers would no longer receive anymore stock of the accessory. Nintendo UK, however, has came out with a statement dismissing this rumor and clarifying the current state that the GameCube Controller Adaptor is in:  We […]

Amiibo Review: How Are They As DLC Right Now?

Amiibo Review: How Are They As DLC Right Now?

So, since I live in Japan, and Japan got wave 2 figures before the rest of the world, I decided the time was right to review Amiibo as DLC in their current form. To note: the Amiibo used in this article are all retail versions I paid for. None of them are review copies or provided for by outside sources/funds.

Hackers have unveiled details on Pokemon ORAS other hidden legendary Volcanion

Hackers have unveiled details on Pokemon ORAS other hidden legendary Volcanion

Hackers have found data for the not yet released Water/Fire legendary Volcanion in Pokemon ORAS On December 3rd The Gamer Headlines reported on the unreleased Legendary Pokemon Hoopa and its connection to Pokemon ORAS. However over the weekend hackers have found data on the other member of the unreleased Legendary Kalos duo, the Water/Fire type Volcanion.  With its unique Fire/Water type, Volcanion is the Steam Pokemon who uses super heated steam […]

Your price list for some of the biggest games available this Christmas

Your price list for some of the biggest games available this Christmas

All prices here are accurate at the time of writing It’s almost time for Christmas yet again so it’s almost time for family gatherings, too much food and Christmas shopping and that’s exactly where this article comes in. In this article we list 14 game from a variety of genres and their prices in Gamestop, GAME, EB Games Australia and New Zealand, Argos, Walmart and Toys R Us. Whether you’re […]

Free-to-play games: Not very good for the most part, says Take-Two CEO

Free-to-play games: Not very good for the most part, says Take-Two CEO

At the Credit Suisse Annual Technology Conference, held today – Wednesday, December 3rd, Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick discussed his stance regarding free-to-play games. Spoiler alert: He’s not too fond of them. During the conference, Zelnick pointed to low paying player percentages and general poor quality as reasons for his disdain for most games in the free-to-play games market, stating: “The problem with the free-to-play model is 95-97% of people who […]

Nintendo Wii U error codes bricking systems, Nintendo investigating issues

Nintendo Wii U error codes bricking systems, Nintendo investigating issues

Earlier this week, Gamer Headlines reported on memory-corrupting error codes affecting the Nintendo Wii U, rendering the console unusable. At the time the error codes were (inaccurately) attributed to the recently released Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. One error code in question, “160-0103,”  states the following: “There is a problem with the system memory. For help, make a note of the error code and visit support.nintendo.com.” A related code error, “160-1710,” occurs […]

DDoS attack group, Lizard Squad, planning another attack on Christmas

DDoS attack group, Lizard Squad, planning another attack on Christmas

As many gamers already know, Xbox Live servers were subject to DDoS attacks by none other than the now-infamous group, Lizard Squad this past Monday, December 1st. The attacks in question led Xbox’s online services to go offline.  Fortunately, the DDoS attacks have subsided, and Xbox Live is now back online and fully functional. However, it appears that Lizard Squad claims that Monday’s DDoS barrage was simply “preparation” for what […]

Super Smash Bros. success due in part to eSports, livestreams, Nintendo exec says

Super Smash Bros. success due in part to eSports, livestreams, Nintendo exec says

With the recent release of Super Smash Bros. for both the Wii U and 3DS, Nintendo has seen a marked increase in hardware sales of the aforementioned consoles, not surprising due to the fact that Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U is currently the most successful Wii U launch title in Nintendo’s history – selling nearly 500,000 copies (both physical and digital) within the first 3 days of its release. In […]

Gamers have been encountering Error Code 160-0103 in Super Smash Bros, for Wii U

Gamers have been encountering Error Code 160-0103 in Super Smash Bros, for Wii U

Gamers have been encountering Error Code 160-0103 after playing For Glory mode in Super Smash Bros, for Wii U Since its release last week gamers have been randomly encountering Error Code 160-0103 while playing Super Smash Bros, for Wii U which has reportedly caused the Wii U to wipe its data and more.  This error has only been reported for the Wii U version of the game and is currently only […]