All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nintendo Wii’

Wii Mini Coming to the U.K. on March 22

Sales of Nintendo‘s Wii U haven’t haven’t been quite as high as the company had been hoping. In January, fewer than 100,000 Wii U’s were sold worldwide and Nintendo recently revised down its quarterly sales estimates. So what’s Nintendo to do now that it appears to have a console flop on its hands? It could release exclusive games, of course, …

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Amazon Instant Video Hits Wii Consoles

Better late than never. Nintendo of America today announced that Amazon Instant Video is now available for the original Wii console. The service has been available for the Wii U since late 2012, just before that console’s TVii service came online. Wii owners can now grab the Amazon Instant Video app from the Wii Shop Channel for free. After registering …

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Rumored Wii U Specs Leaked Ahead of Announcement

With the official announcement of the Wii U only days away, it might seem that leaked specs are unneeded. However, gamers in the age of the internet certainly want to know details as soon as possible. So, here is the latest rumor about what hardware the Wii U will be packing. Today’s leaked specs come courtesy of the VGleaks website, …

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Nintendo Announces European Wii U Preview on September 13

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime will have his hands full at Nintendo’s big Wii U reveal in New York on September 13. So, it appears that Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata will have to do the heavy lifting for Europe with a new Nintendo Direct video. Nintendo announced today that Shibata will be hosting the next European Nintendo …

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Wii U Leak Shows November 11 Launch Date and $250 Starting Price

Details about Nintendo’s Wii U and its games have been abundant, but Nintendo has stayed tight-lipped on confirmation of when the console will be released and how much it will cost. As always, though, it’s hard to keep these sorts of secrets with millions of smartphone cameras floating around. Yesterday, a user named h0undd0gg on the GameFAQs forum for the …

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Super Mario Galaxy 2.5 Trailer Released

As PC gamers will tell you, mods for games are often more fun and creative than the original games themselves. Anyone who has installed the Macho Man Randy Savage dragon mod for Skyrim would have to agree. Most of the fun is usually reserved for PC gamers, though, as consoles are locked down pretty well. Still, genuine fans will always …

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Wii U Launch Delayed For Europe, Pushed Back to December

Nintendo has run into manufacturing problems and will soon push back the release date of its upcoming Wii U console in Europe. According to a Computer and Video Games (CVG) report, Europe will see the console launch in early December, rather than its original late November launch date. CVG cites “people familiar with the situation,” who state that the manufacturing …

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Wreck-It Ralph Video Game Headed to Nintendo Systems

Generally, tie-in video games based on movies are never very good, and usually feature slapped-together gameplay created on a budget to capitalize on the movie’s brand. However, when the video game is based on a movie that is based on video games, then you have to wonder whether the tie-in game could be fun. Disney Interactive and Activision announced today …

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Kirby’s Dream Collection Teaser Trailer Will Revive Your Childhood

Nintendo announced a new collection of Kirby games back in April, but it was somewhat overshadowed by the simultaneous announcement of New Super Mario Bros. 2. The details on the Kirby game were slim, with Nintendo only stating that the game would be a collection of “fan-favorite” Kirby games on a disc for the Wii. Today, Nintendo is giving Kirby …

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