Now this is getting rather frustrating for Nintendo Wii U owners, as we were supposed to be on the receiving end of the TVii service when the Wii U first rolled out in the US last November. Sure, let us give the House of Mario a chance as they might have suffered from some release hiccups, but when the TVii service rolled out last month, TiVo and Netflix features were unavailable, having got stuck in some of Mario’s pipes somewhere, we presume.

Nintendo then claimed that TiVo will first hit the market sometime in January 2013, and we are already racing towards February with less than two full days on the calendar left, only to have Nintendo inform the masses that the January release date is not looking too good, and has shifted the release to sometime in “early 2013.”

As for Google Maps and Street View that were specially configured to run on the Wii U’s tablet-centric GamePad, it has also missed the January 2013 release dateline, and is now targeted for a “first quarter of 2013” rollout. Are you bummed out by all this?

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