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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Wii’

Hacker Group Claims To Have Cracked Wii U’s Security

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. One group claims to have done it, and will soon be selling their secret to the world. Wiikey, a group …

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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 title this week. In this week’s Nintendo Download, BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien is the sole game …

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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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Playing Games With A Wiimote Makes You More Hostile

Nintendo prides itself on making family friendly entertainment that anybody can enjoy. The Nintendo Wii was the best selling console in the last console generation largely due to it broad, casual appeal. That being said, a new study has found that the Wii may have been hiding a dark secret. A study published last month in Mass Communication and Society …

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Nintendo Sells Less Than 100,000 Wii U Units In January

The latest NPD numbers for January were just released, and things aren’t looking good for Nintendo. The company that recently vowed to sell 4 million Wii U units by the end of March only managed to sell through less than 100,000 in January. Gamasutra reports that the Wii U sold anywhere between 45,000 and 59,000 units in January according to …

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Nintendo Revises Sales Forecast, Lowers Expectations For Hardware And Software

Before the Wii U launched, Nintendo said it expected to sell 5.5 million units before the end of its fiscal year in March. It’s entirely possible, but some were skeptical. Now Nintendo doesn’t even think it can reach such a sales milestone. Nintendo released a revised sales forecast today that showed it expects to sell less hardware in every category …

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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, is getting a lot of great content. Nintendo announced its game release schedule for the next two months today, and …

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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 these titles over. It eventually worked as Xenoblade and The Last Story both released last year to critical and commercial …

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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 would happen if these two teams were to combine forces? That very scenario may just be happening. Japanese newspaper Nikkei …

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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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Nintendo Sold 890,000 Wii U Consoles In 2012

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? It’s looking pretty good at the moment. According to Nintendo, it sold 460,000 Wii U units in December. Combine that …

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Nintendo Finally Provides Some Much Needed Wii U Content (In The Form Of Demos)

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 horizon. Of course, Nintendo is kind of fixing that this week with two demos of launch titles from last …

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