Following the release of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, Nintendo's Wii U enjoyed a massive bump in console sales. Likely thanks to the Wind Waker HD bundle, folks in the U.K. went out and bought the system in droves.
Nintendo told MCV UK that the Wii U hardware saw a 685% jump in sales during the week of Wind Waker HD's launch.
Of course, cynics out there can easily point at that a 685% bump of a ridiculously low number isn't really all that impressive.
Still, Nintendo's performing exceptionally poorly in the U.K. as far as the Wii U is concerned. It's the worst region in the world for the console. Any major growth like this, regardless of exactly how much it is, will certainly help the company.
While we're still a long way away from Nintendo being able to declare the Wii U a success, things are looking much better than they did during the system's first year at retail. We finally have games to play while we wait for the big games coming out. The Wii U is slowly becoming one of my most played consoles. Nintendo just needs to keep putting out software consumers want, the hardware sales will follow. Look at the Nintendo 3DS for proof of that.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Win an iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with the Reader's Choice giveaway!
What's the best phone of 2019? Is it the iPhone 11 Pro, Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T? What about the best laptop, games console, tablet and more? Vote NOW in the Reader's Choice awards and win BIG in time for the holidays!
Here are the best products from IFA 2019!
Here are the products announced at IFA 2019 that were worthy of our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Also featuring MrMobile's single best product at the show!
Play at home or on the go with these awesome Nintendo Switch games
Nintendo Switch has an excellent catalog of games to play. From platformers to go-karts to open worlds, these are our favorites.