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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon WiiWare Titles Get English Patches From Fans

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon WiiWare Titles Get English Patches From Fans

A group of talented fans has created English translations and patches for three different Japan-exclusive Pokémon Mystery Dungeon WiiWare games These games debuted on the system between the timelines crossing through Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Darkness as well as Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity.[caption id="attachment_1203106" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Fans have created a[...]

The Nintendo Switch Has Outsold The Wii In Japan

The Nintendo Switch Has Outsold The Wii In Japan

The Nintendo Switch as a console has passed a new milestone as the console has officially outsold the Nintendo Wii in Japan You can thank the coronavirus for the new numbers on the console as it has forced people indoors, and one of the ways people have dealt with it has been through playing video[...]

Nintendo Gets A Jury Verdict Overturned In Wii Remote Case

Nintendo Gets A Jury Verdict Overturned In Wii Remote Case

Nintendo announced this morning that a federal court in Dallas ruled that a patent asserted against the company's Wii remote was not valid Back in 2017, a jury awarded $10.1 million to iLife Technologies Inc over an infringed patent revolving around the remote The two companies have actually been battling each other in court for[...]

Nintendo Files New Trademarks for Wii The Last Story and More

Nintendo Files New Trademarks for Wii, The Last Story, and More

The Twitter account Japanese Nintendo found a few new pieces of paperwork for things such as the original Wii, The Last Story, and Fossil Fighters.https://twitter.com/japanese3ds/status/1068916111427727360Renewing trademarks isn't an unusual thing for Nintendo as they seem to renew trademarks for dozens of things that never come to fruition for anything[...]

A Japanese Auction Features a Wii Remote Prototype for GameCube

A Japanese Auction Features a Wii Remote Prototype for GameCube

A prototype remote for the Wii made for the GameCube The remote itself is weird for a couple of reasons, aside from the fact that it's for a system that has not yet been created The remote is not wireless, it's wired with a port for the GameCube, and it comes with an Ethernet port on[...]

The Nintendo Switchs Library is Already Three Times as Large as the Wii Us

The Nintendo Switch's Library is Already Three Times as Large as the Wii U's

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[...]

GoldenEye 007s Wii Servers Are Shutting Down in 2018

GoldenEye 007's Wii Servers Are Shutting Down in 2018

GoldenEye 007's online Wii servers are shutting down service in 2018, Nintendo announced Specifically, Nintendo will be shutting down the game's online services on March 30, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.The news was announced via Nintendo’s Japanese support site, however we imagine the servers will be shut down in other areas as well around the same[...]

The Switch Is On Pace To Exceed The Wiis Sales Says Analyst

The Switch Is On Pace To Exceed The Wii's Sales Says Analyst

The Wii was a monster of a machine sale wise The console sold by far the most out of its competitors of the generation (the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360), and that was largely due to how the system caught on with a more casual audience In the end, it's estimated the console sold north of[...]

Nintendo To Close Down The Wii Shop In 2019

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,[...]

Nintendo Acknowledge That The Wii Us Production Is Ending

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[...]


Stop What Youre Doing And Play The Miitomo App Now

Stop What You're Doing And Play The Miitomo App Now

Most of what they put out is super fun and entertaining, so why wouldn't an app be just as good?So here's the deal, if you have a Wii or WiiU you probably already know what a Mii is It's a cute digital version of yourself That's how the app begins Just like the larger systems[...]

The New Star Fox Zero Trailer Looks Great

The New Star Fox Zero Trailer Looks Great

As a big Star Fox guy, Star Fox Zero has had me a little nervous. The game, especially early on, didn't quite look up to what we'd expect out of a 2016 from a major publisher. However, this new trailer that debuted during last night's Nintendo Direct has me much more at ease. It seems the […]

The Last Super Smash Brothers Nintendo Direct Is Happening Next Week

The Last Super Smash Brothers Nintendo Direct Is Happening Next Week

There is one more Nintendo Direct set for this year, and it just so happens to be the last one centred exclusively on Super Smash Brothers Wii U.It was announced today that the Direct will be with us on December 15th at 5PM ET It's not known what the direct will hold, but you'd have[...]

Project Cars Officially Cancelled For Wii U

Project Cars Officially Cancelled For Wii U

A few months ago we heard from Slightly Mad Studios who said that the Wii U version of the game was struggling considerably Perhaps that is why it shouldn't be surprising that the game has now been officially cancelled.Speaking to Nintendo Life, developer head Ian Bell, confirmed the version was no longer imminent, but hinted[...]

E3: Star Fox Zero Gameplay Shown Off During Nintendo Direct

E3: Star Fox Zero Gameplay Shown Off During Nintendo Direct

Star Fox is probably one of the only series I get genuinely nostalgic about so the fact that we now have seen the long awaited Star Fox Wii U game has me buzzing.The game is called Star Fox Zero, is being design by Shigeru Miyamoto and it is coming Holiday 2015 This trailer shows old friends[...]

Project Cars Is Struggling To Run On Wii U Meaning It Might Wait For NX

Project Cars Is Struggling To Run On Wii U Meaning It Might Wait For NX

Speaking on the developer's forums, boss Ian Bell explained that the promised Wii U version is struggling He spoke quite candidly about how the game is failing to reach standards on the technically under-powered console He also explained that the promise of the NX has caused the studio to wait on pulling the trigger on[...]

Splatoon Director Talks About Why The Game Doesnt Have Voice Chat

Splatoon Director Talks About Why The Game Doesn't Have Voice Chat

Nintendo have always been pretty iffy on including voice chat in their games. I had many frustrating nights talking to someone in the Mario Kart 8 lobby only to realise you can't continue your conversation once you are in the race. Perhaps that's why it shouldn't be too surprising that Splatoon isn't going to feature […]

Zelda Wii U Is No Longer Planned For 2015

Zelda Wii U Is No Longer Planned For 2015

In a move that should surprise no one, Nintendo have today announced that the untitled Zelda Wii U game is getting pushed out of 2015.In a video message to fans, the game's producer Eiji Aonuma addressed the problem directly saying: I must apologize to all of you who were expecting the game by year’s end, but we are[...]

Of Fan Disappointment and Nintendo Directs

Of Fan Disappointment and Nintendo Directs

But there is some disappointment that we as fans can control, and that’s what this article is about.To discuss this, I will use the latest Nintendo Direct and the general fan reaction to it as my primary example.  For those of you who were unaware, in the latter part of the Wii’s lifetime, Nintendo introduced[...]