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As planned, Nintendo is today discontinuing several of the outgoing Wii's online services. The discontinued services will render the following Wii home menu 'Channels' obsolete: Nintendo Channel News Channel Forecast Channel Everybody Votes Channel Mii Contest Channel Data exchange with Wii Friends The Data Exchange with Friends closure will affect the "exchange of Wii messages on ...read more
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Rovio has confirmed the Angry Birds Trilogy will be available for the Nintendo Wii and Wii U in August. The Angry Birds Trilogy features Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio. According to its developer, the Nintendo release "30 episodes on disc -- including exclusive new levels". Additionally it has "Wii U Gamepad and TV swap capability, touch screen controls and online ...read more
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Star Wars Pinball is about to enter a galaxy not so far away: the Nintendo eShop on Wii U. The game will hit Nintendo's platform on July 11, and features tables based on The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett and The Clone Wars. Unfortunately, the Force won't be enough to grab the game – it'll cost you $10 (or €10).
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Sega and Nintendo have not been talking about Sonic returning in the upcoming Super Smash Bros game for 3DS/Wii U. What seems like an obvious choice to many hasn't been discussed by the two companies yet. Takashi Iizuka from Sonic's team said this about the hedgehog joining the Super Smash Bros roster as a third party character in the upcoming game. "All we can say is that we also think it ...read more
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Earlier this year Nintendo was filing copyright claims on popular Youtube Lets Play channels. Instead of the content being completely removed, ads were placed on the video to create revenue directly to Nintendo instead of the original content creator. After many of these popular Youtuber's stated that they will no longer be doing these Lets Plays because there was no monetary incentive, ...read more
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Sony and Microsoft are preparing to launch their high-end consoles at the end of the year, but Nintendo is entirely unfazed, according to Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime. The PS4 is expected to pose a particular threat to Wii U with its $400/£349 price point - just $50/£50 more than the 'Deluxe/Premium' version of Nintendo's significantly lower-spec machine. But Fils-Aime brushes ...read more
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With Call of Duty Ghosts coming out in November, many sites asked if the game will appear on the Wii U. Infinity Ward's Mark Rubin says that he has no idea on the matter right now. With Fifa 14 not being released on the Wii U, what game is next? We also have to question how the system will do without these popular titles.
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Set for release later this year, the latest entry in the side-scrolling platforming series sees Donkey Kong's living space overrun by Vikings from the North Sea. In order to reclaim it, Donkey Kong and friends set off on an adventure that will take them to five islands The Retro Studios developed game will support two player simultaneous multiplayer with playable characters including Diddy ...read more
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During today's E3 Nintendo Direct stream, president Satoru Iwata revealed Mario Kart 8 for Wii U. This new entry in the series will launch in Spring 2014. Last month, Nintendo teased not only a new Mario Kart, but also the new Smash Bros. and more.
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Nintendo announced the HD remaster of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker sets sail for the Wii U this October. Nintendo also detailed that it's altering the original GameCube game's Tingle Tuner functionality with the Game Boy Advance. In the 1080p Wii U remaster it'll be titled Tingle Bottle, and will be compatible with Miiverse. The tingly feature will see Miiverse messages will appear in ...read more
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