Tag: 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

Ubisoft's New ‘Just Dance’ Game Is Coming… To Nintendo Wii

Heads up, Nintendo Wii owners: 'Just Dance 2019' is coming to your console. It’s also coming to other supposedly retired platforms, including the Xbox 360 Kinect and Wii U.

Video Games June 12, 2018

'Bayonetta' And 'Bayonetta 2' Look Much Better On Nintendo Switch Than On Wii U: What Else Is New?

The dual pack of 'Bayonetta' and 'Bayonetta 2' look much better on the Nintendo Switch compared to the Wii U. The first two entries in the franchise are re-released to the hybrid console in preparation for 'Bayonetta 3.'

Video Games February 6, 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

Miss Miiverse? Don't Worry, Nintendo Social Network Lives On At Archiverse

Nintendo's Miiverse service was officially taken down late last year. However, a group of individuals collected most of the data and made it available via Archiverse.

Video Games January 4, 2018

Nintendo Switch Tips And Tricks: 12 Things Every New Owner Should Know

The Nintendo Switch is the hottest gaming console on the market right now. These top 12 tips, tricks, and hidden features will help gamers maximize on their new console.

Video Games December 27, 2017

Nintendo On A Roll: Profit Outlook Doubles As Nintendo Switch May Take Just A Year To Outsell Wii U

Nintendo has regained its place at the top of the video game industry, with its ascension fueled by the success of the Nintendo Switch. The console is expected to beat lifetime Wii U sales in just its first year.

Video Games October 31, 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

Want To Buy Nintendo Switch, 3DS, And Wii U Games With PayPal? Here's How

Attention, Nintendo fans: At long last, you can now buy Switch, 3DS, and Wii U games with PayPal, thanks to the latest integration with the eShop.

Video Games August 23, 2017

Nintendo Switch's 'Splatoon 2' Graphics Improved A Lot Compared With The Original Game On Wii U

Before ‘Splatoon 2’ arrives July 21, someone has already put the game and its predecessor, ‘Splatoon,’ side-by-side. The astonishing results basically confirm that ‘Splatoon 2’ is a step up from the original Wii U hit.

Video Games July 12, 2017

More Wii U Games Could Hit Nintendo Switch, Says Company Exec

The Nintendo Switch has stirred great interest so far and things are looking up, according to a company executive. More Wii U games could make their way to the new console, sporting new features and content to make them more appealing.

Video Games June 26, 2017

Nintendo Switch Sales Revealed And It's A Hit: 2.74M Units Sold Already, 10M Expected Next Year

Nintendo released its earnings report for FY2016 and the Switch console is off to a strong start. Nintendo reports 2.74 million Switch units sold already and expects to sell 10 million units next year.

Business Tech April 27, 2017

Breath Of The Wild Producer Hints At More Open-World 'Zelda' Games: Players Show Possibilities In Sandbox Setting

'Breath of the Wild' is the first 'Zelda' game to have an open-world setting, and it won't be the last. That's according to a hint from the series' producer Eiji Aonuma.

Video Games April 5, 2017

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Guide: How To Farm Dragon Horns

How to farm Dragon Horns in 'Breath of the Wild' to earn tons of rupees? All you need is a bow, a fire weapon, a bundle of wood, and the dragon Farosh.

Video Games April 4, 2017

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Can Run In 4K, But You're Gonna Need A PC - And CEMU Emulator

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' has been seen running in 4K at 30 fps on a PC, and it's all thanks to the Wii U emulator CEMU.

Video Games April 4, 2017

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Guide: 5 Must-Have Items And How To Get Them

In 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,' the adventure in Hyrule can sometimes get a bit difficult, but with these five must-have items, it will be a whole deal easier.

Video Games April 3, 2017

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Guide: How To Get The Hylian Shield With Or Without Amiibo

Everybody probably knows that the Hylian Shield is in 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,' but for those who don't have it yet, here's how to get it with or without amiibo.

Video Games April 1, 2017

Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Player Paraglides Across Hyrule For 20 Minutes In One Go

One of the latest challenges in 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is how far you can travel across Hyrule by paragliding, and the jaw-dropping record is now set at about 4.7 miles.

Video Games March 28, 2017

Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Creators' Favorite Shrines, Characters, And More Revealed [Video]

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' developers have revealed all their favorite characters, locations, shrines, and food in the game, sharing some interesting tidbits to boot.

Video Games March 27, 2017

'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Guide: Season Pass Switch Shirt, DLC Chest Locations

'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Season Pass puts three DLC chests in the Great Plateau, but they're not exactly easy to find. Here are the locations of the chests, including the Nintendo Switch shirt.

Video Games March 25, 2017

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Cheats: Infinite Arrows And Unlimited Money And Stamina

As expected, 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' cheats are plenty, but here are three that are arguably the most useful, from infinite arrows to unlimited money and stamina to climb mountains.

Video Games March 23, 2017

'Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night' Coming To Nintendo Switch, Wii U Port Gets Cancelled

'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night,' the spiritual successor to the 'Castlevania' series, is getting a Nintendo Switch release after developers dropped the initial Wii U version. The game will release sometime in 2018.

Video Games March 22, 2017

Nintendo Switch vs Wii U: Which Version Of 'Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Should You Get?

Contemplating which version of 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' to get? This might help, as it turns out getting the Wii U version wouldn’t be too much of a drawback.

Video Games March 6, 2017

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Already Pirated Before Launch: Here's What Happened

The Wii U version of 'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' has already been pirated despite not yet being released. With the incident, piracy once again reared its ugly head for Nintendo.

Video Games February 28, 2017

Nintendo Switch vs Wii U: How The Game Consoles Are Different

With the upcoming launch of Nintendo Switch, comparisons are now being made between the unit and its predecessor, the Wii U. How are they different and how has Nintendo changed its strategy to win over gamers?

Gadgets February 5, 2017

Nintendo Switch Production Ramps Up As Curtains Close For Wii U Worldwide

Nintendo has officially ended the worldwide production for the Wii U, which is largely seen as a failure. The company will instead be focusing on ramping up production for the upcoming Nintendo Switch.

Video Games February 1, 2017

PLAY: All The Nintendo Switch Game Titles You Need To Know Are Right Here

Nintendo Switch is set for launch on March 3. Here is a list of game titles coming out on Switch.

Video Games January 29, 2017

Nintendo Switch Gets 3 More Launch Titles: 'World Of Goo,' 'Little Inferno,' And 'Human Resource Machine'

'World Of Goo,' 'Little Inferno,' and 'Human Resource Machine' for Nintendo Switch will be bundled with original soundtracks and an exclusive Soundtrack Mode. These titles have also been made available to the Wii consoles.

Video Games January 25, 2017

'Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Will Feature An Unlockable Alternate Ending

'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' will employ a second alternate ending, as confirmed by Eiji Aonuma, the game’s director. Players will need to fulfill certain criteria to make it happen, however.

Video Games January 23, 2017

The Switch To Fail Like The Wii U? Nintendo Boss Says It Won't

Nintendo of America’s chief believes the company’s new console, the Switch, will not mimic Wii U’s failure, as revealed in an interview. He noted that by contrast with the Wii U, the Switch’s selling proposition has already been communicated successfully.

Video Games January 23, 2017

'Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' To Be The Last Wii U Game, Nintendo Boss Says

Nintendo has confirmed that 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is the last first-party title for the system. The same game, however, will be one of the launch title for the company’s new console, the Switch.

Video Games January 20, 2017

'Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Comparison Video Shows The Differences And Similarities Between Nintendo Switch, Wii U Versions

Just how different is the Switch version of 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' from the Wii U Version? Turns out, the two are probably not that different.

Video Games January 17, 2017

'Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Size Requires 13.4 GB On Nintendo Switch, 13 GB On Wii U

Physical or digital? Looks like those intending to get 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' for Nintendo Switch should best get the physical version or purchase a high-capacity MicroSD card for folks who want to go digital.

Video Games January 16, 2017

Nintendo Switch Sales Will Outperform Wii U, Game Developers Say

According to a recent State of the Industry survey, 50 percent of developers think that Nintendo’s forthcoming console, the Switch, will outperform its predecessor, the Wii, in sales figures. But do they think its feature is world-changing?

Video Games January 13, 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

Best Buy Employees Play Santa, Buy Wii U For Teen Who Visited Store Daily To Play 'Super Smash Bros'

A teenager who would visit a Best Buy store nearly every day to play 'Super Smash Bros.' on the Wii U console on display just got a great surprise. As an early Christmas gift, some of the store employees chipped in and bought the teen his own Wii U console.

Video Games December 12, 2016

It's Official: Wii U Production Comes To An End As Nintendo Switch Release Draws Near

Nintendo is finally ending production on the Wii U, as confirmed on the company's official Japanese website. The video game company will now focus on the upcoming Nintendo Switch.

Video Games November 10, 2016

Wii U, RIP: Nintendo Reportedly Going To Stop Console's Production This Week

Nintendo is reported to be ending production of Wii U consoles this Friday, almost four years after it was first launched. To date, Nintendo has sold 13.36 million Wii U consoles, much lower than the Wii at 101 million units.

Video Games November 1, 2016

Nintendo Switch Won't Have Backward Compatibility Support For Physical 3DS, Wii U Games: Digital Is Our Only Hope Left

Nintendo has confirmed that its new upcoming home console, the Nintendo Switch, won't support backward compatibility for 3DS and Wii U games. Nintendo promised to talk more about the Switch's specs as its March 2017 release draws nearer.

Video Games October 23, 2016

New 'Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Trailers: Nintendo Gives A Close Look At Link's New Adventure

Nintendo has released three new trailers for 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' before the Nintendo Switch reveal. While the trailers don't reveal much of anything new, it's worth mentioning that the official site confirms the game as an upcoming Switch tittle.

Video Games October 22, 2016

PlayStation VR Works With The Xbox One, PC And Wii U For 2D Gaming In Cinematic Mode

The PlayStation is reported to support not only PlayStation 4 titles, but also other HDMI sources such as the Xbox One and Wii U. When connected, the third-party devices show up in PSVR's cinematic mode, a large 2D screen inside the virtual reality space.

Wearable Tech October 18, 2016

PS4 'Finally' Overtakes Wii U In Japan, But The Numbers Are Depressing

After two and a half years of blood and sweat, the PlayStation 4 has finally managed to overtake the Wii U in Japan in terms of install base. However, the total numbers each have managed to put out thus far leave much to be desired.

Video Games September 28, 2016

Nintendo Leaks 'Paper Mario Color Splash' 2 Weeks Early

One of the Wii U's last major releases leaked ahead of time.

Video Games September 23, 2016

Nintendo Admits It Needs To Communicate Better When It Comes To Selling The NX

Nintendo sounds like it may be learning from its mistakes with the Wii U.

Video Games August 26, 2016

Nintendo Reveals New $149.99 3DS, Cuts Price For 'The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker' And 7 Others

Nintendo is going to launch a new 'Super Mario 3D Land' 3DS bundle, cut the prices for select 3DS and Wii U games, and launch five new Wii U amiibo bundles. The new Super Mario title will hit shelves on Aug. 26.

Video Games August 10, 2016

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