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How to upgrade your Wii U storage by 1TB or more: That's enough for more than 150 games

How to upgrade your Wii U storage by 1TB or more: That's enough for more than 150 games

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Although digital versions of Wii U games are nowhere near as large in file size as those available for Xbox One or PS4, nor do you require to install disc-based titles, you will still more than likely find yourself running out of storage space on your... >>

Nintendo Wii U owners get music streaming option thanks to Napster

Nintendo Wii U owners get music streaming option thanks to Napster

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From today, Nintendo Wii U owners will be able to stream music through their consoles thanks to a partnership between Nintendo and Napster. Xbox One owners have had access to Groove Music for a while, with the latest dashboard update integrating the subscription... >>

Should you stick to age ratings and scores when choosing games for the family? The answer is surprising

Should you stick to age ratings and scores when choosing games for the family? The answer is surprising

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The Christmas holidays provide prime opportunity to sit down with your children to play videogames. You might also be inclined to pop on a game for them to play on their own, under supervision. But which games are most suitable? Sure, you can check the... >>

Xbox One vs Wii U vs PS4: Which console should you buy?

Xbox One vs Wii U vs PS4: Which console should you buy?

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It's that time of year again where the sales of games consoles are sky rocketing and it must be said that there has rarely been a time where the choice of which to buy has been harder to make. After two years into their lifespans (three for the Wii U),... >>

Happy 30th birthday NES: These are the weirdest Nintendo games and products ever unleashed

Happy 30th birthday NES: These are the weirdest Nintendo games and products ever unleashed

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The Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES, has hit the ripe old age of 30 today. Happy birthday NES. Now, as is traditional with any birthday, the aging centre of attention needs to be embarrassed by its past. Nintendo has had plenty of success over the... >>

Let’s a-go! Nintendo NX console SDK starts to arrive in developers’ hands

Let’s a-go! Nintendo NX console SDK starts to arrive in developers’ hands

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Nintendo has reportedly started to send out software development kits for its new console, the Nintendo NX. The Wall Street Journal claims that "people familiar with the matter" told it that the SDKs have been sent to specific partners already, which... >>

Miyamoto answers some of the most important Mario questions after 30 years of Super Mario

Miyamoto answers some of the most important Mario questions after 30 years of Super Mario

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Super Mario Maker is available for the Wii U from today and Nintendo UK has released a cute video with Mario's father Shigeru Miyamoto, who answers several of the myths about the platforming plumber. Mario's 30th anniversary occurs on 13 September and... >>

This is how Nintendo’s sleep monitor might look and work

This is how Nintendo’s sleep monitor might look and work

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Nintendo is making a dock of some sort that can monitor how well you're sleeping and then project that information onto your ceiling. Last autumn, Nintendo revealed it was side-stepping into the life tracking business. Rather than moving into the competitive... >>

This is what Mario could look like on Nintendo NX

This is what Mario could look like on Nintendo NX

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Little is known of Nintendo's next games console bar a codename, NX, and rumours that it could come in the form of a handheld that will double as a home console through some kind of docking station. What we hope though is that it will at least rival... >>

Yoshi's Woolly Word review: Sewing up the platform genre
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Yoshi's Woolly Word review: Sewing up the platform genre

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In the hierarchy of Nintendo characters, Yoshi – the green, egg-laying dinosaur with a lizard-like tongue – may lack the superstar status of Mario, but he has always been irresistibly cute. Never more so than in his latest starring vehicle, Yoshi's... >>