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Check Out Today’s Nintendo Direct In All Its Glory

Early this morning, Nintendo sent a message to its fans and detractors – the company is serious about bringing top notch games to its newest system. The Wii went through years of casual gimmicks and broken promises before it delivered …

Nintendo Direct: Updates on Bayonetta 2, The Wonderful 101

The last 15 minutes of today’s Nintendo Direct were filled with surprising and exciting announcements that may have turned around the general sentiment surrounding the Wii U. That makes the first 15 minutes look dull in comparison, but within all …

Nintendo Announces A Host Of Surprising New Titles For Wii U
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Earlier this week, Nintendo said it would be announcing new games during a Nintendo Direct presentation this morning. Many fans may have been skeptical since Nintendo hasn’t exactly shown a lot of exciting stuff for its new console since last …

Nintendo Announces Virtual Console for the Wii U

During today’s Nintendo Direct, the game company announced that the Virtual Console will be coming to the Wii U. Not all games found on the Wii Virtual Console will be available at launch, but the selection will no doubt quickly …

Nintendo Announces Verified Accounts For Miiverse

Nintendo created what was essentially Twitter for gaming with its Miiverse application on the Wii U. Since launch, it has become one of the most loved features on the console. Now Nintendo is making Miiverse more like Twitter. During its …

Check Out Fire Emblem: Awakening’s TV Spot

JRPGs aren’t exactly as popular as they once were in the United States. The genre hits its peak during the PlayStation days with the likes of Final Fantasy VII through IX and other SquareSoft produced games. Since then, the genre …

These Are All The 3DS And Wii U Games Coming Out In The Next Two Months

This morning, we brought you the unfortunate news that a number of titles for the Wii U have slipped into the Spring. It was a little unfortunate, but there’s still plenty of great titles coming your way. The 3DS, however, …

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Launches March 19

Capcom today announced that the localization of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (MH3U) will be coming to Nintendo’s Wii U and 3DS consoles on March 19 in the U.S. and March 22 in Europe. The game will also be released as …

Some Notable Wii U Launch Window Games Have Been Delayed Into Spring

Back before the Wii U launched, Nintendo said that the console would enjoy 51 launch window titles. In short, there would be 51 games out for the console before the end of March. It seemed ridiculous at the time, and …

Pandora’s Tower Announced For North America, Coming This Spring

Last year proved that the fans do have a say in the business decisions of large companies. After refusing to bring over RPG titles like Xenoblade Chronicles and The Last Story, a fan movement called Operation Rainfall formed to bring …

Nintendo Unifying Hardware Divisions This Year [Report]

Nintendo has two amazingly talented hardware divisions that work on home consoles and handheld devices. These teams have come up with some amazing concepts that have taken the market by storm, like the Wii and the Nintendo DS. Now, what …

Amazon Instant Video Hits Wii Consoles Amazon Instant Video Hits Wii Consoles
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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 …

Nintendo Sold 890,000 Wii U Consoles In 2012
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Nintendo has famously said it was going to sell 5.5 million Wii U units before the end of the fourth quarter. It’s now January, and the company that Mario built has revealed its sales numbers for the U.S. The results? …

Nintendo Finally Provides Some Much Needed Wii U Content (In The Form Of Demos)
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For the past few weeks, the Nintendo Download has been devoid of any quality Wii U content. In fact, the next game scheduled for the eShop is Double Fine’s The Cave. Beyond that, there doesn’t seem to be much on …

The Nintendo eShop Update Is Full Of RPGs This Week

Wii U owners must be a little frustrated by the apparent lack of content hitting the console’s eShop since its launch, and that trend is going to continue for a while longer. Until then, those who own a 3DS will …

This Wii U Kid Will Be Remembered As The N64 Kid Of His Generation
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Getting a new game console for Christmas is exciting, especially for children. Some kids, however, take it to another level with just how excited they get. It began with the N64 kid of viral videos past, and now a new …

Wario Land 2 Lands On 3DS Virtual Console This Week

Besides the excellent Crimson Shroud, Nintendo’s eShop has been devoid of any decent games the past few weeks. This week’s update contains a few notable games, but the real treat is a blast from the past. Headlining the 3DS eShop …

Nintendo TVii Finally Launches Tomorrow
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Promised as a launch feature, Nintendo’s ambitious TVii service was delayed to some time in December. The promised day is now near, but you might want to temper your expectations before you get disappointed. Nintendo announced this morning that Nintendo …

Wii U Sells Over 300,000 Units In Japan At Launch

The Wii U has now officially launched in every major territory. It pulled respectable numbers for its US and UK launch, but what about Japan? The numbers have just been reported and it’s another good launch weekend for Nintendo’s newest …

Nintendo Direct Unveils More Info On Upcoming Wii U And 3DS Games
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After the Japanese Nintendo Direct this morning, Nintendo of America held its own Nintendo Direct. Both Nintendo Directs covered many of the same games, but this time the information is in a language I, and presumably you, can understand. First …

Wii U Gets Google Maps And Street View In Early 2013

Nintendo is going all out with an information blowout this morning across three separate Nintendo Directs in Japan, the US and Europe. The Japanese Nintendo Direct already aired, and featured some gameplay from titles like Lego City: Undercover, Pikmin 3 …