Articles about Wii U (page 2)

The Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Is A 13.4GB Download
When Nintendo officially revealed some additional details about the Switch last week, one of those details they revealed was the amount of storage that the console would come with. Unlike the PS4 or Xbox One, the Switch does not pack 500GB or 1TB of native storage. Instead we are looking at 32GB.

Zelda ‘Breath Of The Wild’ Nintendo Switch VS Wii U
It has been confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be launched alongside the Nintendo Switch. The game will also be finding its way onto the Wii U, so gamers who don’t plan on upgrading to the Switch will still be able to get in on the action. So the question is, with the difference in hardware, how will the game look?

Nintendo Confirms Wii U Production Ending 'Soon'
It was reported recently that Nintendo is going to end production of the Wii U console in a couple of weeks but the company played down the report and said that this wasn’t happening in the near future. The company has now quietly confirmed that it’s really going to cease production of the Wii U in the very near future.

Nintendo Says Wii U Production Not Being Halted This Week
It was reported recently that Nintendo is taking final orders from retailers for the Wii U console which led many to believe that eventually the company is going to cease production. It was even reported yesterday that Nintendo will finally stop production of the Wii U on November 4th but the company has said that this isn’t happening.


Wii U Discs & 3DS Cartridges Not Compatible With The Nintendo Switch
With Microsoft offering backwards compatibility with the Xbox One for Xbox 360 games, we’re sure some are wondering if maybe Nintendo had a similar plan for the Nintendo Switch and some of their older consoles. Interestingly enough there is some good and bad news on that front.

Nintendo Is Taking Final Orders For The Wii U From Retailers
Many are wondering what Nintendo has planned for the Wii U once the Nintendo NX is released. After all why would gamers bother with an older console when a newer and potentially better console is available, right? That being said, it seems that Nintendo could be getting ready to slowly phase the Wii U out.

GameStop Accepting Console Trade-Ins For The Xbox One S
Are you planning on getting your hands on the upcoming Xbox One S? We know, it might seem like a waste to have two consoles at home since you can only play one at a time, but the good news is that it looks like according to a report from DualShockers, GameStop is currently accepting trade-ins, meaning that you can trade-in your old console for the Xbox One S.

Nintendo Had Initially Expected To Sell 100m Wii U Units
The Nintendo Wii was a success, and rightfully so considering how unique it was compared to other consoles of its generation. This is why Nintendo had expected the Wii U, which is basically an improved version of the Wii, to sell just as well. Unfortunately as we all know, the Wii U is considered by many to be a bit of a flop.

Nintendo Explains Delay Behind The Legend Of Zelda
Nintendo originally announced that they were going to launch a new Zelda game for the Wii U back in 2013, but unfortunately it has been plagued by multiple delays. It was scheduled for 2015 but it got delayed, leading to Nintendo having to reassure gamers that the game was still on its way.

Zelda’ Producer Isn’t A Fan Of The Wii U GamePad’s Dual View
One of the unique features of the Nintendo Wii U is that it has the GamePad which offers up a secondary display. In a way you could almost think of the Wii U as a larger Nintendo DS/3DS where you could control aspects on the main screen via the secondary display. Alternatively you could use the smaller screen to play your games when your TV is in use.

Nintendo Teases Possible New Mario Kart 8 DLC
The Wii U hasn’t been doing so well at least compared to other consoles, but if you recall, Mario Kart 8 was one of the first-party titles from Nintendo to actually help spur sales. Given how old the franchise is and how beloved it is amongst gamers, we guess it shouldn’t really come as a surprise.

Play The Legend of Zelda Wii U Demo At Nintendo's Special Event Next Month
Nintendo has announced today that it’s going to give the chance to play The Legend of Zelda Wii U demo to 500 fans at a special event next month. It’s going to showcase the new title at the E3 2016 gaming convention in June. Starting June 11th, it’s going to give fans the opportunity to sign up and be selected for hands-on time with The Legend of Zelda at a […]

Nintendo Boss Says NX Isn't A Pure Successor To The Wii U
We’ve all known for some time now that Nintendo is working on a new console that’s known as the Nintendo NX. The company has been providing hints about the new console and the latest suggests that it doesn’t view the upcoming console as a successor to what it currently offers. Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has actually branded the NX as a “new way of playing games.”

Super Mario Coming To Minecraft On Nintendo Wii U
Many Nintendo owners had long been waiting for Minecraft to arrive on their preferred gaming platform and it did finally arrive in December last year. Microsoft released a new version of this popular game for the Wii U, the game was very similar to how it is on other platforms, but Nintendo did say back then that it would get “new content for Nintendo fans” at a later date. That […]

Nintendo Will Livestream The New Zelda Title On June 14
Last month Nintendo confirmed that the Nintendo NX will only be launched in March, 2017, and that they will not be showing off the console at E3 2017. Instead Nintendo stated that their focus at the event will be about the upcoming The Legend of Zelda title for the Wii U (and also the Nintendo NX upon its release).

Nintendo Wii U Could Be Discontinued By March 2018
If you are the sort who loves future proofing your gadgets, then maybe you might want to consider holding off on purchasing a Wii U for now if you haven’t done so already. The reason? Apparently Nintendo could very well discontinue the console by March 2018, meaning that support and development of games for the platform will probably cease by then, or at least wind down considerably.

The Legend Of Zelda For Wii U/NX Delayed To 2017
Last year The Legend of Zelda for the Wii U had its release date set as “TBD” which was admittedly worrying. However Nintendo then reassured gamers that the game would still be arriving on the Wii U, and while that might be true, it looks like gamers will still have a bit of waiting to do.

Nintendo NX Launch Games Could Include Wii U Ports
Game ports are pretty common as for the most part it saves developers a lot of time from having to redesign the game from ground up. However the only downside to ports is that because they weren’t developed specifically for a platform in mind, sometimes it isn’t as optimized as it should, or that it doesn’t take advantage of a platform’s features.

Upcoming Zelda For Wii U Rumored To Feature Female Link
The new Legend of Zelda for the Wii U title has been a long time coming and fans are still waiting for it. However thanks to a new tweet by Nintendo blogger Emily Rogers (via Game Rant), additional details of the upcoming game have been revealed, such as how it could feature a female Link, additional voice acting, and a possible Nintendo NX port.

Nintendo Denies They Are Ending The Wii U’s Production
According to a rumor from yesterday, word on the street is that Nintendo will be halting the production of the Wii U sometime later this year. This made a lot of sense, especially when you consider that the rumors are saying that the upcoming Nintendo NX console will be launched mid-2016, so obviously Nintendo will want to shift production from the Wii U to the NX.