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The Nintendo Wii Shop Will Close Next Week

A little bit of a reminder for those of you who own Wii and Wii U consoles, Nintendo will be shuttering the shop next week for good. Nintendo made the announcement several months ago, but this week the reality for many users has finally sunk in that this portion of the console will be done […]

Why is the Wii U Selling for Over $500 on Amazon and Ebay?

Something really weird is happening online with the Nintendo Wii U as prices for the console have soared in the past week to ridiculous prices. A few different websites and forums have picked up on the fact that people are currently charging big bucks for the previous Nintendo console, starting around $500 on both eBay […]

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Taken Off Wii U’s Digital Store

In case you’ve been holding onto a copy of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on your Wii U, you’re probably the last people who will be able to own it on that console. Today, in preparation for the game to be released on the Nintendo Switch, it appears Nintendo have deleted the game from the Wii […]

This Weekend is the Last Chance to use Wii Shop Channel Points

As we’ve previously talked about, Nintendo will be shutting down the Wii Shop next year as they move forward with the more popular and, in some cases, easier to navigate eShop being used on the Nintendo Switch. The transition was expected as Nintendo will shed off their old consoles and focus primarily on the current […]


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The Nintendo Switch Has Already Outsold the Wii U

The Nintendo Switch has outsold the Wii U already surpassing the sales of Nintendo’s last system, the Wii U. The Wii U was a bit of a disaster for Nintendo. The console confused mainstream audiences who just wanted another Wii and never quite seemed to have the library to sustain the more hardcore. It was […]

Want To Know How Miyamoto Hires People At Nintendo?

The New York Times ran a story over the weekend talking to Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto and the impact the Nintendo Switch has had over the past year. Essentially, the focus of the story is that the Switch is what the Wii U should have been, but that it achieved things the Wii U couldn’t have. But […]

Nintendo Is Removing Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Apparently, Nintendo would like to pretend that the Rio Olympics didn’t happen either. With little warning and no reason given, Nintendo will be removing Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games from the eShop. You’ll have until 6pm PST on December 26th to download the game for either the 3DS or the Wii U […]

Nintendo’s Miiverse Has Officially Shut Down For Good

Nintendo fans were expecting this for a while, but it still came as a shock to Wii U and 3DS fans to see that the Miiverse has come to an end this week. The move is yet another step in Nintendo’s long plan to shut down all of the old systems it no longer will […]

Your Minecraft Wii U Data Can Now Be Loaded To The Switch

Up until now, if you wanted to play your current save file on Minecraft for Wii U, you were basically stuck playing it on the Wii U. Today, Nintendo fixed all that by announcing that you can officially transfer your data from the Wii U version over to the Nintendo Switch version. The update has […]

Nintendo To Close Down The Wii Shop In 2019

It’s still over a year away, but for many Wii and Wii U owners, it will be one of the first signs that both consoles will start losing full support. Nintendo officially announced earlier today that the Wii Shop will officially close on January 19th, 2019. It appears that the shutdown will occur in phases, […]

The Nipple Mod You Need: Adding Shirtless Mario To ‘Super Smash Bros.’

Shirtless Mario is still trending on Twitter, and there’s just no way to combat that until Super Mario Odyssey comes out on the Nintendo Switch on October 27th. But until then, there may be a way for you to get a little bit of satisfaction from the ex-plumber in another game. A game modder going […]

Mario Kart 8’s Tracks Are Surprisingly Massive

Thanks to the work of a YouTube quite literally breaking down boundaries in Mario Kart 8 levels, we’ve gotten a better look at just how detailed each track really is. If the images do indeed show the size and scale of the levels, well, tracks like Ribbon Road are far more massive than we give them […]

‘Breath Of The Wild’ DLC Will Take Up Different Space On Each System

It hasn’t been talked about much up until now, but everyone knew the new Breath Of The Wild DLC was going to take up space on your Wii U and Nintendo Switch. How much space was an entirely different question. Now we know, and the results may throw you off a bit. According to Nintendo’s Japanese […]

Nintendo’s Server Maintenance Next Week Will Affect All Systems

This coming Monday, Nintendo will be doing a system-wide server maintenance that is said to affect your WiiU, 3DS and Switch consoles. The announcement came last night saying they would be doing “emergency maintenance” and that online services would be unavailable. It won’t affect any of the games you’re playing except for ones that are […]

Nintendo’s “Project Giant Robot” Officially Dead

The game has been in developmental hell for three years, but no one truly knew the reasoning why. Now, after nearly three years since it’s debut at E3 2014, the untitled game known as “Project Giant Robot” for the Wii U has officially been terminated. Three years ago the game was shown off in Nintendo’s […]


Mario Kart 64 Coming To Wii U Virtual Console Today

Mario Kart 64 is a classic, and somehow, the game hasn’t come to Wii U’s virtual console. The racing game was a staple of every Nintendo 64, so it is wild that Nintendo has never brought it to their legacy platform. That will change today, according to Destructoid. They say the game will land for $9.99 […]


Nintendo Acknowledge That The Wii U’s Production Is Ending

This is a little story that slipped me by the other day, but one worth noting regardless. With the Nintendo Switch incoming and expected to be the company’s next big console, it is no surprise to find out that Nintendo have officially acknowledged that the Wii U is ceasing production soon. This started with a […]