Nintendo’s Wii Shop Channel Will Be Shutting Down In 2019

Nintendo is a bit of an odd company in which some of their ideas seem to be the product of forward thinking, but yet there have been some instances in which the company has been slow to adopt newer technology or features that its competitors have embraced, like the Wii Shop Channel which marked the first time that Nintendo embraced the digital game distribution method.


Nintendo Thinks The Switch Can Match The Wii’s Sales

The Nintendo Wii is one of Nintendo’s best-selling consoles in recent times, which is why when the Wii U was launched, many had expected it to build on the success of its predecessor. However we all know how that story ends, but it seems that Nintendo thinks that they can redeem themselves with the Switch.


Ubisoft Believes Nintendo Switch Will Have Same Impact As The Wii

When the Nintendo Wii was launched, it was an odd console but it worked and gamers took to it. This led to Sony and Microsoft coming up with motion-based gaming solutions of their own. Then came the Wii U which was the successor to the Wii and in many ways was supposed to be an improvement, but unfortunately it was anything but.


Shigeru Miyamoto Reveals Why Nintendo Pursued Motion Controls

Mr. Miyamoto shares his thoughts behind the creation of Wii motion controls in episode 3 of @UnlockedTVShow. https://t.co/WXMQRtv12v pic.twitter.com/3VK4gVZ3Me — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) December 16, 2016 While companies like Sony and Microsoft were pursuing more traditional console designs and gameplay, Nintendo decided to do something different with the Wii by introducing motion controls. This opened up the door to a whole bunch of different games and gameplay styles, which […]


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Wii Reportedly Burnt A Man’s Entire Belongings

A report out of Colorado brings news of a man who claims that his Nintendo Wii burnt all of his belongings. The man lives in his RV and he says that the fire caused by his console burnt down everything he owns, including the RV. According to the report he had powered down the console but it was plugged in, there’s nothing unusual here because that’s how almost everybody sets up […]


Sony & Microsoft Passed On The Wii Technology Before Nintendo

When Nintendo first announced the Wii, it was a bit of a revolutionary device as it offered up motion-controlled gaming, allowing Nintendo to beat Sony and Microsoft to the market with the feature back in 2006. However it seems that the technology was offered to Sony and Microsoft before it made its way to Nintendo. This is according to a the latest Did You Know Gaming? video in which it […]


The Legend Of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Limited-Edition Bundle

If you have yet to jump into any Zelda games all these years, you absolutely have no idea on what you are missing out on. Why not put a stop to this madness and look around, picking up The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D limited edition bundle while you are at it? After all, this unique limited edition bundle is not called just that for no particular reason, since […]


Wii U Will Not Be Able To Replicate Wii’s Success, Admits Nintendo

The Nintendo Wii U is definitely not the hottest selling console at the moment. In fact Nintendo had recently slashed sales estimates of the Wii U by 70% and if you thought that it was prime for a price cut in order to generate sales, like what Nintendo did with the 3DS handheld console, you might recall that Nintendo’s President Satoru Iwata stated that they would not be doing that. […]


US The Last Bastion For The Nintendo Wii As Europe Folds

All good things must come to an end, that is one of the cardinal rules of life. The Nintendo WIi, which was originally scoffed at by certain quarters for its “waggle controls”, managed to have quite a fair run in its lifetime to date. The thing is, the console has more or less reached the end of its lifespan, with the Land of the Rising Sun being the first region […]


Nintendo Wii Discontinuation In Japan Won’t Affect Console’s Availability In U.S.

Now that Nintendo’s next-generation video game console, the Wii U, is available around the world, it’s understandable the company would be halting the production of its predecessor, the Wii. We learned just a few days ago NIntendo had discontinued the production of the Wii over in Japan, which probably had many fans of the console rushing to their consumer electronics retailer of choice to buy as many of the last-gen console […]


Nintendo Wii Discontinued In Japan

Boy, how fast time flies. Just a few weeks after Nintendo announced that they would cease the manufacturing of the Nintendo Wii for Japan, the gaming company has listed the console as “discontinued” (after some translation work, of course) on its Japanese website. I guess this means that if you happen to be in Japan and would love to pick up a Nintendo Wii, either as a replacement for your […]


Nintendo Wii Production In Japan To Cease Soon

It was reported earlier today that Nintendo had updated its Japan website to add a note revealing that the company is going to cease production of the Wii console in Japan soon. A spokesperson for Nintendo Europe has confirmed this, saying that the website was indeed updated back on August 29th to include a “small notice to state that Wii hardware production will stop in the near future.” The spokesperson further said […]


Wii U Updated To Allow Off-Screen Play For Wii Games

Nintendo promised earlier this year they would roll out updates to its Wii U in the spring and summer to help improve the video game console in a number of important areas. The company released the Wii U’s spring update this past April, although many were wondering where the promised summer update was, considering we’ve entered the fall season in the northern hemisphere a few weeks ago. Nintendo might have been […]


‘Wii Sports Club’ Brings Classic Wii Sports Games To The Wii U

One of the most popular titles for the Nintendo Wii has got to be its Wii Sports titles as they allowed players to make full use of the system as they wave around their Wii remote to play a number of sports-related mini-games. Unfortunately, there hasn’t been a Wii Sports title for the Wii U console yet, but Nintendo is announcing they’re bringing all five Wii Sports activities through the […]