Tag "Wii"

Wii Shop to close in January 2019

Nintendo’s best retro console might not be the NES or SNES Classic. For instance, the old Wii still offers a functional Wii Shop and Virtual Console. Many mini-NES and SNES

Switch sales better than Wii according to NYT?

Finally, the Switch console from Nintendo is officially released, if gamers can find one. Most social media reports give the impression the Switch is near impossible to find, as fans

Sorry, Persona 5 or Yakuza 0 won’t appear on Steam or the Nintendo Switch

You might have heard the rumor somewhere online that Sega might be porting Yakuza 0 and Persona 5 to Nintendo Switch and/or Steam. Well, community manager John Hardin, from Atlus

Four cancelled Wii prototypes revealed: Batman, Devil May Cry, Star Wars, and Dig Dug

The difference between third-party games on Wii and PS3/360 was always night and day. Due to the Wii’s limited power, it didn’t receive a fair amount of ports from third-party

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has passed away

As of 2 days ago, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata died at the age of 55. A statement published yesterday by Nintendo reads: “Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President

Wii Mini coming to US for $99

Seems like the Wii isn’t dead just yet. Originally released in Canada and Europe, the Wii Mini is coming to the US for $99. When originally released, Nintendo intended to

The Nintendo Wii is still outselling the Wii U

The Wii U has been out now for almost a year, and the Wii is still outselling the Wii U. Nintendo has also stopped making games for the Wii since

Nintendo ending Wii production?

When the Wii was announced, gamers (including myself) and critics alike wondered what Nintendo was thinking. As soon as Nintendo rolled out the console, it became an instant hit. Bringing

Nintendo Download – Project X Zone demo brings Capcom, Namco Bandai, Sega together

Sure there are two good Zelda games on the 3DS eShop this week, but there’s something perhaps a bit more important than those: a game made by Monolith Soft that

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword figma finally coming to the US this Fall

Last year news was going out all over about the upcoming Link Figma from Max Factory. Unfortunately due to high sales and demands overseas, the figure just never made it

Nintendo Download – Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity chooses you

Nintendo has caught wind of the only-available-shortly-after-purchase dlc trend, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity being the latest host to that strategy. The game will be available on March 24

Nintendo Download – Kersploosh, Nano Assault EX on 3DS eShop

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wKzrBeL0dU[/youtube] We have two intense trailers here for you this week in the Nintendo Download. Nintendo has turned your precious Star Fox Arwing into a stone and dropped it down

Nintendo Download – Castlevania: Mirror of Fate and Runner 2 demo

The Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate demo for 3DS is now available for all those who wish to vanquish evil (well, you know, for at least another

Nintendo Weekly Update – Fire Emblem: Awakening, Puddle, The Cave demo

The 3DS eShop is about to be trampled upon by Fire Emblem fans trying to procure their digital copies (February 4th). The demo is out, and based on that, it

Two of the hardest NES games jump onto the 3DS eShop

Here’s your chance to defeat two of the games that have haunted many players for years. You’ve probably played several of Mega Man’s progeny, but it’s nice to take a

The Nintendo Wii gets a makeover with the Wii mini

Well it looks like Nintendo is going on the same route as Sony & Microsoft and releasing a new scaled-down version of their last-gen console, dubbed the Wii mini. Now

Nintendo Wii drops to $129.99 just in time for Holiday season

Nintendo has announced that the Wii console has dropped in price to $129.99. The new package will contain two games in one disc, Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort, a

The original Prince of Persia makes a return on Wii

Fans of the Prince of Persia and Assassin’s Creed series should take note (Assassin’s Creed started as a PoP spinoff). This is what Prince of Persia used to be. It’s

Ninten-Download: Zelda (NES) on 3DS, Heroes of Ruin demo

Just fyi, internet, Nintendo is celebrating this Summer as an “8-bit Summer”, and having grown up on 8-bit games, it’s a promotion I can get behind. This week, The Legend

Nintendo Download 6/14/2012: Amazing Spider-Man demo, Mega Man X2

This week’s Nintendo Download brings the web-slinger to your 3DS in demo form (The Amazing Spider-Man). Its release date is June 26th. An old favorite also makes its way to