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Madden NFL 25 Skipping Wii U This Year
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The Wii U, much like the Gamecube, has a problem with third-party support. Even so, EA Sports still brought annual iterations of Madden NFL to the little purple box. That’s not happening on the Wii U. When Madden NFL 25 …

Hacker Group Claims To Have Cracked Wii U’s Security
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Like every console before it, the Wii U will eventually be hacked and people will use that hack to play pirated games on the console. The challenge comes in the form of actually hacking the console to allow this functionality. …

Rayman Legends Brings Some Challenge To The Nintendo Download

Ubisoft revealed this morning that the highly anticipated Rayman Legends will launch across the Wii U, Xbox 360 and PS3 on September 3 in North America. Until then, Wii U owners can get their hands on a new “demo.” Nintendo …

Nintendo: No Huge Conference at E3 2013

[UPDATE:] Nintendo has clarified its E3 plans, stating to GameTrailers that it will host two small events the day before E3. One will be for media, and one for “partners.” [ORIGINAL:] Yesterday, Nintendo posted its annual earnings, which were a …

Nintendo Posts A Small Profit, But Wii U Is Still Underperforming

Nintendo posted its annual earnings release this morning as its fiscal year ended in March. The results are not pretty for the Wii U, but the 3DS is still going strong. Nintendo announced today that the Wii U has sold …

Check Out Splinter Cell: Blacklist In Action On The Wii U
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Ubisoft recently revealed that it’s bringing this year’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist to the Wii U. The console is definitely hurting for content, and a new Splinter Cell is just the kind of AAA content that the console needs. Of course, …

New Wii U Ads Urge Families to Upgrade

The Nintendo Wii became an overnight success in 2006, and the console was hard to come by for nearly a year after its release. That hasn’t been the case for the Wii U, which Nintendo has been struggling to sell …

LEGO City Undercover Prequel Headlines Nintendo Download This Week

It’s another week and that means another Nintendo Download update that brings new content to your Nintendo 3DS, DSi and Wii U. This week’s download is full of retail games and sales on some of the best eShop games the …

Did You Miss This Morning’s Nintendo 3DS Direct? Watch It Here

As has become tradition lately, the latest Nintendo Direct included a few huge announcements that made Nintendo fans go absolutely wild. Of course, you may have missed all the big announcements, like a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: A …

Check Out Some Upcoming Nintendo 3DS Titles

During it’s Nintendo 3DS Direct today, Nintendo announced a number of new games for its handheld device. The most exciting was obviously the announcement of a sequel to A Link to the Past. Beyond that, however, the company also announced …

Nintendo Announces New Nintendo 3DS Games

Nintendo held a Nintendo 3DS Direct this morning. It was assumed that it would focus primarily on already announced titles, but the developer did announce some new games that are sure to excite casual and core 3DS players. As part …

Watch Steve Wozniak Talk About His Love For Tetris

Steve Wozniak is best known as the co-founder of Apple. He’s also an opponent of patent laws and a friend of Kim Dotcom. What many people may not know is that he’s also a huge fan of Tetris. In this …

Nintendo Says The Wii U Has Plenty Of Third-Party Support
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One of the perceived weaknesses of the Wii U is that it doesn’t have any third-party support. A survey of GDC attendees suggested as much as only 4.6 percent of respondents claimed to be working on Wii U games. Well, …

Toki Tori 2 Is The Highlight Of This Week’s Nintendo Download

In 2001, relatively unknown developer Two Tribes published their first game on the Game Boy Color – Toki Tori. The puzzle game, starring a little yellow bird, became somewhat of a cult hit that never received much attention at the …

Check Out Nintendo’s Awesome Poltergust 5000 Replica

Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon officially kicked off the Year of Luigi this week. To help celebrate the launch, Nintendo partnered with game art community iam8bit to create a replica of Luigi’s Poltergust 5000. Now we just need to strap a …

Nintendo Improves Wii U System Load Times In April Update

One of the major complaints of the Wii U is that the load times between menus takes far too long. This is most apparent when a player returns to the home menu. In its April firmware update, Nintendo is hoping …

LEGO City Undercover Launch Trailer Showcases T-Rex Wrangling

After a two month drought, the Wii U is finally getting two of its most highly anticipated launch window titles – LEGO City Undercover and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. The former will be launching next Monday, and Nintendo has a …

Nintendo Bringing Flipnote Studio 3D To 3DS This Year
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One of the more popular apps on the Nintendo DSi was Flipnote Studio. It allowed artists to create frame-by-frame animation on the handheld device, and share the animations with the world via the Web. Now Nintendo is bringing an updated …

LEGO City: Undercover Marks Wii U’s Return To TV Ads
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Nintendo is in a pickle. It needs to sell more hardware before its fiscal year ends this month. January was not kind to the console, and we should soon be seeing if February was any better. For March, however, Nintendo …

Castlevania And BIT.TRIP Runner2 Headline This Week’s Nintendo Download

Wii U owners are still languishing in the drought of new games that has taken over the console’s early months. March is looking much better, but Wii U owners itching for a new game are at least getting a downloadable …

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Coming to Wii U

With the release of LEGO City Undercover just weeks away, Warner Bros. today announced that LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes will be coming to the Wii U console. LEGO Batman 2 builds on the classic LEGO Batman by allowing …