Tag: Nintendo Wii U

The Nintendo Switch Would Not Have Happened Without The Wii U

The Nintendo Switch is a massive success, bringing Nintendo back to its glory days. However, according to Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé, the hybrid console would not have happened if not for its predecessor, the Nintendo Wii U.

Video Games October 4, 2018

Konami Releases TurboGrafx-16 Games For The Wii U, Even Though It's Already 2018

Gamers are baffled by Konami's decision to continue its Virtual Console releases for the Nintendo Wii U. Its already 2018, but two TurboGrafx-16 games saw their first release outside of Japan.

Video Games February 4, 2018

More Nintendo Switch Units Sold In 10 Months Than Wii U In 4 Years; 3DS Still Going Strong

The Nintendo Switch, in 10 months, has outsold the lifetime sales of the Wii U. Meanwhile, the 3DS, sales of which were expected to be cannibalized by the hybrid console, is still going strong.

Video Games January 21, 2018

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Heading To The Nintendo Switch, Bringing Funky Kong Along

Nintendo will rerelease the 'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze' for the Nintendo Switch platform with 'Funky Kong' as part of the package. Revealed via the Nintendo Direct Mini broadcast, the game release date is set on May 4.

Video Games January 12, 2018

Best Nintendo Switch, 3DS Cyber eShop Deals: Discounts On ‘Axiom Verge,’ ‘LEGO City Undercover,’ And More

Nintendo has now unveiled its eShop Cyber Deals for 2017, offering discounts for Switch, 3DS, and even Wii U titles. If you’ve been wanting to buy '1-2-Switch,' now’s the perfect time.

Video Games November 26, 2017

The Nintendo Miiverse Is Gone Forever: Why Was The Popular Social Network Shut Down?

The Nintendo Miiverse, a social network for Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS gamers, has officially ended. The online communities provided by the service were a special place on the internet for its users, so why was it shut down?

Video Games November 8, 2017

Nintendo Wii Shop Channel To Shut Down In 2019: We All Know Why, Right?

The Nintendo Wii Shop Channel will be closed in January 2019, over 12 years since the service was launched alongside the Nintendo Wii. Nintendo will be moving on from the Nintendo Wii to focus on the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games September 30, 2017

Texas Jury Orders Nintendo To Pay iLife $10 Million For Patent Infringement: Nintendo Disagrees, Calls Patent ‘Invalid’

Nintendo has been handed $10 million in damages that it must pay to iLife for reportedly infringing its patent. The verdict says the motion-sensing technology on the Nintendo Wii is an application of iLife’s technology.

Video Games September 1, 2017

'Project Giant Robot' Dead, Nintendo Pulls Plug On Project

Nintendo’s ‘Project Giant Robot’ for Wii-U was finally canceled by Nintendo after years of development. The arrival of Nintendo Switch put an end to the game.

Video Games February 8, 2017

'Mario Kart 64' Heading To The Wii U Virtual Console: Nintendo 64 Game Will Cost You $10

Nintendo has announced that 'Mario Kart 64,' originally released for the Nintendo 64, will head to the Wii U virtual console. Users can download the game for $10 beginning Dec. 29.

Video Games December 29, 2016

Nintendo DS Classics 'Animal Crossing: Wild World,' 'Kirby Canvas Curse' Hit Wii U

Beloved DS titles 'Kirby Canvas Curse' and 'Animal: Crossing Wild World' are now available for Wii U on the DS virtual console. Both games were released in 2005 and contributed a great deal to Nintendo's then-flagship handheld.

Video Games October 14, 2016

Nintendo Wii U And New 3DS 2016 Games Lineup Unveiled, And It Includes SNES Games

Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct video conference where it presented its upcoming releases for 2016. Good news comes for new 3DS console owners who will be able to play SNES games, and the list is quite consistent.

Video Games March 5, 2016

'Star Fox Zero' Arrives April 22 For Nintendo Wii U And Other Things Shigeru Miyamoto Revealed About The Game

According to famed Nintendo producer Shigeru Miyamoto, 'Star Fox Zero' is pushing through with a launch date of April 22. The game, which will be bundled with 'Star Fox Guard,' draws heavy inspiration from 'Star Fox 64.'

Video Games March 4, 2016

'Pokkén Tournament' Compatible With All Amiibo Figures And Amiibo Cards

According to the 'Pokkén Tournament' page on the Nintendo of America website, the game will be compatible with all Amiibo accessories. The game will be launched on the Nintendo Wii U on March 18.

Video Games February 8, 2016

Minecraft' Dominates Japan Wii U eShop

'Minecraft' has been popular with gamers since it was first released in 2011 and it just continues to soar higher. The 'Minecraft' Wii U Edition now holds the record for most sales in the Wii U eShop in Japan.

Video Games February 1, 2016

Nintendo Confirms 'Zelda: Twilight Princess HD' Will Have Amiibo Functionality That Unlocks New Area And Abilities

'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD' will have four toy-to-life characters that unlock new abilities and challenges such as the Cave of Shadow.

Geek January 22, 2016

Nintendo President Says New Console NX Is In Development, Calls It Departure From Wii And Wii U

Tatsumi Kimishima promises the company will take gamers far away from the experience the WIi and Wii U established.

Geek December 3, 2015

'Star Fox Zero' For Wii U Website Launched -- Showcases Game Art and Tons Of Screen Shots

The 'Star Fox Zero' game release may have been delayed but Nintendo is making sure everyone still looks forward to it. The 'Star Fox Zero' official website launched with tons of amazing artwork.

Video Games November 5, 2015

New Account System Of Nintendo Will Provide Gamers With A Lot Of Perks

Nintendo talked with investors and announced that Nintendo Network becomes Nintendo Account. Gamers who moved to the new system were pleased to find cross-platform integration, cloud data storage and more.

Gadgets October 29, 2015

Legend Of Zelda Wii U Will Have A Unique Twist On The Open World Game, Says Producer

"The Legends of Zelda' producer Eiji Aonuma assured fans that the game is coming to Nintendo Wii U in 2016. He suggested that the open world game will implement suggestions from fans and will feature some awe inspiring twists.

Video Games October 26, 2015

Amazon Launches Nintendo Digital Downloads Store For 3DS And Wii U Games

Amazon users can now buy digital copies and DLC packs of their favorite Nintendo games in its new Nintendo storefront.

Geek September 1, 2015

Nintendo's Global President, Satoru Iwata, Dies Of Cancer At 55: Gamers Pay Tribute On Twitterverse

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has left for the Mushroom Kingdom. May you rest in peace, Mr. Iwata.

Business July 13, 2015

Nintendo Keeps Mum About New NX Console For Fear Of Leaks, Competitors

Nintendo will not release any information about their new hardware, codenamed NX, for fear of competitors attempting to steal their ideas.

Geek June 26, 2015

Nintendo Denies NX Will Run On Android

After a Japanese newspaper reported that Nintendo's NX will run on Android OS, the company called the news false.

Apps/Software June 2, 2015

Link, Mario, And Pikachu Top List Of Most Popular Amiibo Figures in U.S.

Nintendo is selling millions of its NFC-enabled figurines, and Link, Mario, and Pikachu are among the most popular of them all.

Video Games February 17, 2015

New Nintendo Video Game Console Being Planned: System may Change Mario Games Forever

Nintendo working on a new video game console should come as no surprise. The Console has been out for 3 years now, and if the company sticks to the 5-year life cycle, we could see a new system in 2-years' time.

Movies/TV Shows December 23, 2014

Xbox One Sales Prevail Over PS4 Sales on Black Friday: Surprised?

Microsoft’s Xbox One was the top-selling gaming console during this year's Black Friday. What happened to PlayStation 4?

Video Games December 2, 2014

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