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Nintendo To Shut Down Wii U & 3DS eShop Support In 2023
The final nail in the coffin for both the Nintendo Wii U and the family of 3DS consoles is coming next year with an eShop change The company announced on Twitter that in March of next year, you will no longer be able to access any of the games you've purchased via the Nintendo eShop,[...]
"Smash Bros." Design Of Banjo-Kazooie Came From A Specific Source
Nintendo made a bit of a mistake this week as they accidentally listed Banjo-Kazooie coming to the Wii U Virtual console Earlier today some keen-eyed people over at Game Watch caught a Japanese listing of the original N64 title being touted as coming to the VC, along with another game called Blast Dozer, both of which[...]
Nintendo Reveals What They're Bringing To SDCC 2019
What's more, the outage also affected people playing online games on the Wii U and 3DS This eventually promoted the company to make a short tweet at 6:30pm PDT letting people know they had a situation "We are aware that players are experiencing errors accessing Nintendo network services and are working to address the issue[...]
Brittany's 2019 Games of the Decade: Bayonetta 2
It's going to be a wild ride. Bayonetta 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SxJGDofOfoVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Bayonetta 2 for Nintendo Switch Trailer – The Game Awards 2017 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SxJGDofOfo) When Nintendo brought Bayonetta 2 to the Wii U as an exclusive, audiences were shocked But not for a bad reason – it was just surprising[...]
The Nintendo Wii Shop Will Close Next Week
A little bit of a reminder for those of you who own Wii and Wii U consoles, Nintendo will be shuttering the shop next week for good Nintendo made the announcement several months ago, but this week the reality for many users has finally sunk in that this portion of the console will be done[...]
Why is the Wii U Selling for Over $500 on Amazon and Ebay?
Something really weird is happening online with the Nintendo Wii U as prices for the console have soared in the past week to ridiculous prices A few different websites and forums have picked up on the fact that people are currently charging big bucks for the previous Nintendo console, starting around $500 on both eBay[...]
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Taken Off Wii U's Digital Store
In case you've been holding onto a copy of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on your Wii U, you're probably the last people who will be able to own it on that console Today, in preparation for the game to be released on the Nintendo Switch, it appears Nintendo have deleted the game from the Wii[...]
This Weekend is the Last Chance to use Wii Shop Channel Points
In essence, Nintendo would like to stop focusing attention on Wii and Wii U sales so they can put those resources into the eShop This of it as a fire sale before a company turns over a warehouse to another division to use for something else So if you've been holding onto points or had[...]
Nintendo Switch Red Blue
A report reveals the Switch already has sold three times the number of games the Wii U did at this same point in its lifecycle. Kotaku UK reports at the end of December, or the Switch's 279th day on the market, they downloaded data from more than 18,000 games and 250,000 reviews from Metacritic According to Metacritic's[...]
Nintendo Switch Red Blue
The Nintendo Switch has outsold the Wii U already surpassing the sales of Nintendo's last system, the Wii U. The Wii U was a bit of a disaster for Nintendo The console confused mainstream audiences who just wanted another Wii and never quite seemed to have the library to sustain the more hardcore It was a[...]
Want To Know How Miyamoto Hires People At Nintendo?
Essentially, the focus of the story is that the Switch is what the Wii U should have been, but that it achieved things the Wii U couldn't have But in the middle of the story comes a bit of info about how Nintendo hires new people, and sad to say, if you're a hardcore gamer,[...]
Nintendo Is Removing Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games
You'll have until 6pm PST on December 26th to download the game for either the 3DS or the Wii U if you wish to own it before it vanishes from the shop in North America and Europe. credit//Nintendo Apparently, Nintendo would like to pretend that the Rio Olympics didn't happen either With little warning and no[...]
Nintendo's Miiverse Has Officially Shut Down For Good
Nintendo fans were expecting this for a while, but it still came as a shock to Wii U and 3DS fans to see that the Miiverse has come to an end this week The move is yet another step in Nintendo's long plan to shut down all of the old systems it no longer will[...]
Your Minecraft Wii U Data Can Now Be Loaded To The Switch
Up until now, if you wanted to play your current save file on Minecraft for Wii U, you were basically stuck playing it on the Wii U Today, Nintendo fixed all that by announcing that you can officially transfer your data from the Wii U version over to the Nintendo Switch version The update has[...]
Nintendo To Close Down The Wii Shop In 2019
It's still over a year away, but for many Wii and Wii U owners, it will be one of the first signs that both consoles will start losing full support Nintendo officially announced earlier today that the Wii Shop will officially close on January 19th, 2019 It appears that the shutdown will occur in phases,[...]
The Nipple Mod You Need: Adding Shirtless Mario To 'Super Smash Bros.'
on the Wii U edition where you can fight as shirtless Mario! And Mario can now be shirtless in Sm4sh… https://t.co/lpqK9xkeuh pic.twitter.com/CwXGbPYHAN — Trying & Failing (@SmashingRenders) September 15, 2017 The mod doesn't do anything beyond cosmetics, but it's still cool to see such fan devotion to the idea of having a slightly plump hero without a shirt[...]
Mario Kart 8's Tracks Are Surprisingly Massive
According to the tweets these images are a preview of an upcoming video that you will be able to see on Shesez's channel very soon. Shesez pulled these images from the Wii U version of the game, which was recently rereleased as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Switch. Credit// Shesez Thanks to the work of a[...]
'Breath Of The Wild' DLC Will Take Up Different Space On Each System
It hasn't been talked about much up until now, but everyone knew the new Breath Of The Wild DLC was going to take up space on your Wii U and Nintendo Switch How much space was an entirely different question. Now we know, and the results may throw you off a bit. According to Nintendo's Japanese site,[...]
Nintendo's "Project Giant Robot" Officially Dead
Now, after nearly three years since it's debut at E3 2014, the untitled game known as "Project Giant Robot" for the Wii U has officially been terminated. credit//Nintendo Three years ago the game was shown off in Nintendo's section by Shigeru Miyamoto, along with Star Fox Zero and Star Fox Guard After that point, small rumblings would come[...]
Mario Kart 64 Coming To Wii U Virtual Console Today
Mario Kart 64 is a classic, and somehow, the game hasn't come to Wii U's virtual console The racing game was a staple of every Nintendo 64, so it is wild that Nintendo has never brought it to their legacy platform. That will change today, according to Destructoid They say the game will land for $9.99 on[...]
Nintendo Acknowledge That The Wii U's Production Is Ending
This is a little story that slipped me by the other day, but one worth noting regardless. With the Nintendo Switch incoming and expected to be the company's next big console, it is no surprise to find out that Nintendo have officially acknowledged that the Wii U is ceasing production soon This started with a note[...]
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Is Out Digitally On Wii U Today
During a Nintendo Direct it was announced that the game is coming to Wii U as a digital download today You'll be able to pick it up one the console whenever you need to scratch that itch now. This is not a remaster or anything of that kind, mind This is the original version on the[...]
Zelda Wii U Has Been Delayed Until 2017
The Zelda Wii U game has been long awaited after its reveal at E3 2014 It was meant to come out last holiday period, but around this time last year it got pushed to 2016. Well, it's been pushed again, with the game not set to launch until 2017 now This Japanese Tweet confirms the delay,[...]
Get A Pretty Long Look At Star Fox Zero With This Launch Trailer
It all does feel like Star Fox, that's for sure. Take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3C0qEztrlgVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Star Fox Zero – Launch Trailer (Wii U) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3C0qEztrlg) Star Fox Zero is just around the corner now[...]