All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Wii’

Mario Kart 8 Hits Shelves, Hailed Best In The Series

The much-anticipated Mario Kart 8 hit stores yesterday, and it’s already seeing tons of high praise. The latest installment, which is only available on the Wii U, includes 32 racetracks (16 new, 16 repurposed classics), 30 different drivers, and 26 vehicles to choose from. This 8th version of the game most definitely expands the Mario Kart universe, including new items …

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Guitar Hero DLC Gets Axed Later This Month

Were you one of the millions of people who bought into the Guitar Hero craze all those years ago? You probably even have a few of the plastic instruments lying around. Well, you might want to dust them off as Activision is shutting off its DLC servers. Activision announced today that all of the DLC for Guitar Hero, Band Hero …

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Nintendo Shutting Down Wii, DS Online Services In May

The Wii and DS were the first Nintendo consoles to offer online play through the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. The service wasn’t exactly the best and it was more frustrating than anything what with players having to enter separate friend codes for each game. If you managed to get past all that, you might have found that titles like Mario Kart …

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Cops Allegedly Mistake Wii Remote for Gun, Kill Teen in His Own Doorway

Police shot and killed a 17-year-old ROTC student this past Friday, and his family is saying that the official account doesn’t match reality. The Police Department in Euharlee, a small town in northern Georgia, claims that Christopher Roupe pointed a gun at an officer when they knocked on his door to serve a probation violation warrant on his father. According …

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Wii Mini’s U.S. Launch Set For Mid-November

In December of last year, Nintendo of Canada released a super cheap version of the Wii called the Wii Mini. It must have been a success as Nintendo has been slowly rolling it out to other parts of the world throughout 2013, and now it’s finally making its way to the U.S. Nintendo announced today that the Wii Mini will …

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Nintendo Wii Officially Exits Production

I’d wager that a Nintendo Wii is lying somewhere in your house. You probably bought it when it was featured on Oprah and all the other daytime talk shows as the first gaming console to really be for everybody. Now it just sits in your closet collecting dust with maybe two or three games to show for it. As it …

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Disney Infinity Continues To Impress In Latest Trailer

Disney Infinity’s Toy Box mode looks awesome. It’s basically Minecraft with Disney characters, and it lets you build just about anything you can think of. Of course, you can do more than just build things. Players will be able to make their own games. The latest trailer for Disney Infinity shows off the title’s game creation mode that can be …

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Disney Infinity Has No Right To Look This Cool

At first, Disney Infinity seemed like a shameless attempt to copy Activision’s Skylanders franchise. As more information is revealed, however, Disney Infinity seems to have only taken the idea of physical toy tie ins. Everything else is looking pretty amazing. The latest trailer, which showcases the Toy Box World Creation aspect of Disney Infinity, reeks of Minecraft but in all …

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Angry Birds Trilogy Out on Wii U August 13

Back in February, Rovio announced that Angry Birds Trilogy, which had already sold over one Million copies for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo 3DS, would be coming to Wii U sometime this year. Today, Rovio announced that the game will be coming out for Wii and Wii U on August 13, 2013. A release date for a game that …

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Super Smash Bros. Gets A Smashing Music Video

Super Smash Bros. is a cultural phenomenon. Even people who feel that they’ve outgrown Nintendo games love the idea of having characters from their childhood beat each other up. That’s why nobody would object to starring in a silly music video that celebrates all things Smash. The guys and gals at Screen Team have created a music video simply titled …

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Nintendo Plans To Revive The Wii U By October With New Mario Game [Rumor]

The Wii U is in a spot of trouble. What is Nintendo going to do about it? Well, not much at the moment. The company has delayed many of its biggest titles into the latter half of the year, and that was entirely intentional according to a new rumor. CVG reports that retailers in the UK are saying that Nintendo …

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Madden NFL 25 Skipping Wii U This Year

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 was announced last week, a Wii U version was missing from the press release. Nintendo World Report started asking questions …

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