The Wii U debuted over two years ago and certainly had quite a rough start for a number of reasons. From the confusing name to very little game support early, the console was basically written off by many. However, the console bounced back strongly in…..
Nintendo has just announced its latest financial report and the Wii U is selling comfortably, although not as high as the 3DS console. As of December 31st, 2014, total hardware sales for the Wii U and 3DS have been impressive. Nintendo has managed to sell…..
The Xbox One console sold pretty well in France in 2014, but it still didn’t manage to pass the Wii U when it comes to overall sales. French publication, Le Figaro, reported on the sales figures for the major console companies in France for the…..
Mario Party 10 was one of Nintendo’s titles that they kind of stealthily revealed last year, which was further detailed as the year went on in future Nintendo Directs. Now, in the midst of the first Nintendo Direct of the year, it was revealed that…..
One of the first bombshells in today’s Nintendo Direct came early on, as Satoru Iwata revealed that the Wii U was going to be getting something that many people were hoping we’d see one day, downloadable Wii games through the Nintendo eShop. This news is…..
2014 might have been a so-so year for gaming in general, but 2015 is shaping up nicely, at least in theory. While we can’t account for possible problems and delays that might arise throughout the year, 2015’s line-up of expected video game releases is looking…..
At the launch of the Nintendo Wii U a little over two years ago, Nintendo offered two different models of the console, one of which was the superior Deluxe 32 GB edition. With that edition also came something special, known as the Nintendo Deluxe Digital…..
Gamestop has more GameCube Adapters in stock, although it’s now part of a new bundle that you have to buy. Just before Christmas, Gamestop was selling the GameCube Adapter as a bundle that came with four GameCube controllers. This bundle was quite expensive since it…..
2014 saw many gamers finally transitioning from the longest console life cycle on record, to newer, more powerful machines. There were plenty of options. Nintendo made a great case to own a Wii U. Microsoft made a complete about face with the Xbox One, offering their biggest…..
The GameCube adapter for Wii U released a little over a month ago, alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and if you’ve been following the events in that time, you know that it has been almost impossible to find in the time since. GameStop briefly…..
Christmas is almost here and one of the most popular items every year that people ask for are video games. We’ve already told you about the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, which did share a number of games. However, the Wii U is basically its…..
It looks like the choices you will do in The Legend of Zelda Wii U will have an affect on the gameplay environment. ABC News recently interviewed Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto and he talked more about how the development is going with The Legend of Zelda…..
Alongside the release of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U last month came the release of a special adapter for the Wii U that allows players to use their GameCube controllers instead of the variety of native Wii U control schemes. Pretty much right at…..
One of the more compelling elements of last year’s fantastic Super Mario 3D World was the inclusion of mini-games starring the adventurous Captain Toad. They were short, fun segments that involved more puzzles than the usual run-and-jump action of the main Mario series, becoming an interesting diversion to the main game thanks…..
According to a report by Bloomberg, which pulls in various predictions given by industry analysts, Nintendo is shaping up to have a much better year than anyone expected. Multiple analysts have raised their predictions as far as how much profit Nintendo looks to take in,…..
The Wii U came out just over two years ago and the console has now surpassed over two million units in Japan. The Wii U came out in Japan on December 8th, 2012 and has now managed to sell 2,009,513 units since that time. This…..
Some bad news for people living in Australia and New Zealand, you can no longer purchase the Gamecube Adapter for the Wii U console. The Nintendo Australia and New Zealand Twitter page announced: “Due to overwhelming demand, the GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U is…..
The graphical style of The Legend of Zelda Wii U is unique and this is because it has been inspired by Japanese anime. Zelda Informer reported that The Legend of Zelda Wii U director, Eiji Aonuma, was recently interviewed by Famitsu magazine. He talked more…..
According to EB Games Canada, Nintendo is not making anymore Gamecube Adapters for the Wii U at the moment. A fan asked EB Games Canada on Twitter if they can get more Gamecube Adapters for the Wii U. As reported a few days ago, these…..
The release of Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U is causing huge demand for the Gamecube controller adapter that is used to plug into the Wii U console. As reported by Kotaku, Gamestop told them that several of their stores don’t have the Gamecube…..
SEGA hit the jackpot in the early 1990s with the introduction of the character that would become their mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog. After a string of highly successful and critically acclaimed titles, Sonic seemed nearly unstoppable, even when transitioning to the 3D plane with Sonic…..
The latest issue of Famitsu has a new interview with Eiji Aonuma. Aonuma is the director for The Legend of Zelda Wii U and has spoken how things have gotten along. Nintendo impressed a lot of people went it first revealed The Legend of Zelda…..
Ever since the release of the Wii U nearly two years ago, Nintendo has released system updates for the system, though none have compared to those on the other current-gen consoles in features. However, the latest implements something completely new with the soon to be…..
Yesterday;s Nintendo Direct was full of info about all of the big games coming to Wii U and 3DS over the next few months. All of the mainstays were there, such as The Legend of Zelda and Pikmin. But for those who have been waiting for a new experience…..
Nintendo has announced that the next Nintendo Direct will take place tomorrow, November 5th at 2pm PT, 5pm ET. The presentation is said to focus on giving updates about upcoming games for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Heading into the holiday season this should be…..
During an investor Q&A session, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed that they plan to release a Mii app to smartphones some time next year. The question and answer are currently only available in Japanese, but a NeoGAF user named StreetsAhead gave a general translation of…..
Over the last few months, pre-loading has become a major aspect of console games, as both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have added the feature. Now, it appears that Nintendo is jumping on the bandwagon, as President Satoru Iwata revealed during the investor briefing…..
Super Smash Bros. may have caused an increase in demand for the Wii U as refurbished consoles are sold out on Nintendo’s official website currently. If you currently got to Nintendo’s official website store, you will see a message highlighted in bold red that they…..
Next month will mark the two year anniversary since the launch of the Nintendo Wii U, which while it has a very solid library of first party games, the system has struggled mightily. As a result, many have wondered whether Nintendo may try to produce…..
Update: It turns out the listing on the UK store is incorrect, as Nintendo has confirmed to GameSpot that “The GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U is compatible with Wii U and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U specifically – it is not compatible with…..
To say that Nintendo has been slow to embrace many modern elements of gaming would be a massive understatement. They avoided HD and online gaming like the plague all the way up to the Wii U, and even now many of their efforts still feel half-baked. However,…..