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8GB Wii U Basic Set Discontinued In Japan

05/21/2015, For gamers looking for a relatively inexpensive way to get their hands on the Wii U, buying the 8GB Wii U Basic Set was one of the ways to go, although granted this wasn’t exactly cheap, but it was still cheaper than the other models offered by...

Nintendo’s Unannounced Wii U Titles Will Launch Before April 2016

05/12/2015, Despite the fact that we know that Nintendo is working on a new console codenamed NX, it does not mean that the company will cease to focus on the Nintendo Wii U. In fact according to Nintendo’s President Satoru Iwata, the company still has a handful of...

Zelda For Wii U Now States “TBD” As Its Release Date

05/08/2015, While third-party developers appear to be avoiding developing and releasing games on the Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo for the most part has managed to survive by relying on first-party games like that of Mario Kart 8 which recently crossed the 5 million mark,...

Could Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 Be Released For The Wii U?

04/30/2015, At the moment it seems that the supported platforms for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is slated for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and the PC, but could it be that perhaps Activision and Treyarch are thinking about bringing the game onto the Nintendo Wii U?...

Mario Kart 8 DLC Released With 200cc Mode In Tow

04/23/2015, Earlier this month we reported that Nintendo would be releasing a free DLC for its Mario Kart 8 title that would add a 200cc mode to the game. This is basically a much faster mode compared to the previous 150cc which has been more or less a staple in the...

Nintendo Bringing Fatal Frame For The Wii U To The West

04/03/2015, Last year we reported that a new Fatal Frame game for the Nintendo Wii U console was being developed, although at that time it was only available for the Japanese market. What this meant is that gamers in the West weren’t able to play the game, or at...

Nintendo Cancels TVii Launch Plans In Europe

02/16/2015, A few years ago, Nintendo launched a new TV guide-like service called the TVii, but it seems that despite Nintendo’s best intentions, the service wasn’t exactly met with glowing reviews. In fact in our own review of the Wii U, we weren’t...

Wii U Ends 2014 On A High Note

01/15/2015, The Nintendo Wii U has certainly had a tumultuous time ever since it was released – although in recent times, there seems to be a renaissance to the console. In fact, the Nintendo Wii U actually saw off 2014 with a bang – having achieved its...

Mario Kart 8 For Wii U’s Secret Tune Discovered

01/13/2015, It has been close to a quartet of a century that Nintendo sound designer and composer Kazumi Totaka has sneakily included a song into the Japanese firm’s video games on the quiet. This song comprises of a simple 19-note melody, where it is more commonly...

Nintendo Already Exploring Ideas For Future Wii Consoles

12/26/2014, There have been rumors in the past that Nintendo is working on a successor to the Wii U system, a console which hasn’t been doing particularly well as of late. The rumors suggested that the company was working on a brand new system which has since been...

Discontinued Amiibos Could Be Available In Card Version

12/23/2014, Earlier this month it was reported that there were some Nintendo Amiibo figurines that appeared to have been discontinued by Nintendo. We can’t be sure why Nintendo has decided to discontinue some of the figurines, especially when analysts have...