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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 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) 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 …

Nintendo TVii Finally Launches Tomorrow 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 …

Nintendo Direct Unveils More Info On Upcoming Wii U And 3DS Games 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 …

Experience Over 30 Years Of Nintendo History In 2 Minutes Experience Over 30 Years Of Nintendo History In 2 Minutes

As far as game companies go, Nintendo has been around the longest. It was founded in 1889 as a hanafuda card company. The company moved to video games in the mid-70s, and the rest is history. That history is the …

ZombiU European Launch Trailer Debuts ZombiU European Launch Trailer Debuts

Nintendo fans in the U.S. who were lucky enough to pre-order a Wii U early have had the chance to play ZombiU for a couple of weeks now. Though the game has received mixed reviews, it’s generally agreed that the …

Wii Mini Confirmed, Coming To Canada On December 7 Wii Mini Confirmed, Coming To Canada On December 7
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The Wii is getting a redesign, or at least that’s what the rumors said. The new console is supposedly a slimmed down version of the Wii that will go on sale on December 7. There was no way to confirm …

Nintendo Sold 400,000 Wii U Consoles Last Week Nintendo Sold 400,000 Wii U Consoles Last Week

The Wii U is a major gamble for Nintendo, and as such many don’t expect it to perform that well at retail. Lightning never strikes twice as they say, and Nintendo can’t possibly replicate the Wii’s success all over again, …

Nintendo To Release Wii Mini Redesign Next Month [Rumor] Nintendo To Release Wii Mini Redesign Next Month [Rumor]
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The Wii U officially launched last week, and Nintendo is now putting all of its efforts behind the new console. That being said, the Wii is still an attractive console for those shopping on a budget. Nintendo has dropped the …

ZombiU’s Live-Action Found Footage Trailers Are Quite Disturbing ZombiU’s Live-Action Found Footage Trailers Are Quite Disturbing

Ubisoft has decided to fully back Nintendo’s Wii U, releasing several games within the console’s extended launch window. And though Nintendo’s games and Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition has taken the best-reviewed launch title spots, Ubisoft’s ZombiU has been garnering …

ZombiU Launch Trailer Shows What the Wii U Can Do ZombiU Launch Trailer Shows What the Wii U Can Do

It’s ok to still be skeptical of Nintendo’s Wii U. Two screens haven’t necessarily improved most handheld Nintendo games, though the occasional breakthrough title managed to do something creative with the concept. The launch titles for the Wii U have …

YouTube Comes To Nintendo Wii YouTube Comes To Nintendo Wii

YouTube just announced that it has launched a new app for the Nintendo Wii, available in the Wii Shop Channel in the U.S. (with more countries on the way in the coming months). Users will be able to sign in …

Nintendo Talks About The Wii U’s Online Network And Miiverse Nintendo Talks About The Wii U’s Online Network And Miiverse

We’re now less than a week away from the launch of the Wii U. Nintendo is gearing up for a massive launch in North America, but it’s also taking some time to explain some of the more finer details of …

Nintendo Explains Wii U Online Features, Unboxes Console For The First Time Nintendo Explains Wii U Online Features, Unboxes Console For The First Time

In just a short amount of time, Nintendo has become one of the more transparent members of the gaming industry. The company’s frequent Nintendo Direct live streams help to keep gamers informed on the latest developments with games and consoles. …

BioWare Details Mass Effect 3 For The Wii U BioWare Details Mass Effect 3 For The Wii U

EA has been pretty proactive about bringing its content to the Wii U in time for the console’s new launch. Granted, most of the games are ports of older titles, but gamers who have just stuck with the Wii until …

The Wii U’s Web Browser Is Surprisingly Competent The Wii U’s Web Browser Is Surprisingly Competent
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Game consoles have never had what you would call a “good” Web browser. Gamers browse the Web on their PCs, smartphones or tablets. There’s really no need for a paired down browsing experience on a TV that’s slow and clunky. …

America’s Wii U Ad Is Brought To You By Dubstep America’s Wii U Ad Is Brought To You By Dubstep
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The Wii U comes out in just a few weeks and Nintendo needs to start convincing people that a new console is what they need this holiday season. Nintendo’s UK branch has already started airing an ad, but it leaves …

Nintendo’s Wii U Console to be Sold at a Loss Nintendo’s Wii U Console to be Sold at a Loss

Earlier this week Nintendo revealed its third quarter earnings and things aren’t looking good for the company that’s name is synonymous with video games. The company, which posted its first ever annual loss earlier this year, posted more losses and …

Nintendo Reports More Losses As 3DS Doesn’t Perform As Expected Nintendo Reports More Losses As 3DS Doesn’t Perform As Expected

Nintendo shocked the world earlier this year by announcing the first annual loss in the company’s history. The loss was attributed to sluggish 3DS sales, but the company had hoped to return to profitability this year. That doesn’t look like …

First Wii U Commercial Is Trying To Make Me Regret Pre-Ordering It First Wii U Commercial Is Trying To Make Me Regret Pre-Ordering It
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I am dangerously susceptible to hype. The Wii U is the latest hype machine that got a pre-order out of me before I could rationally think about it. NIntendo hasn’t done anything yet to make me regret my choice, but …