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Nintendo will axe online servers to leave Wii and DS multiplayer games dead

Nintendo will axe online servers to leave Wii and DS multiplayer games dead

By 27 February 2014

Nintendo has announced that it will be shutting down its Wii and DS online servers. The service, dubbed Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, will be shut down on 20 May. Many Wii and DS games rely on these servers for multiplayer gaming, which now won't be possible.... >>

Nintendo Wii Fit actually helps control diabetes

Nintendo Wii Fit actually helps control diabetes

By 10 December 2013

Nintendo makes you better, fitter, stronger. Like the Sixty Million Dollar Man, machines are helping man become more, but surprisingly it’s a console that’s doing it. According to research conducted on 220 diabetic patients, playing Nintendo’s Wii... >>

Wii Mini launches in the US for $99, just in time for Christmas

Wii Mini launches in the US for $99, just in time for Christmas

By 4 November 2013

Following a launch in Canada and the UK earlier this year, the Wii Mini is finally making its way to the US in time for Christmas, Nintendo has announced.  The budget console will be landing in stores by the middle of November, with a price tag of... >>

The Wii is dead, long live the... oh...

The Wii is dead, long live the... oh...

By 22 October 2013

Nintendo has officially ceased production of its Wii console in Japan, which effectively signals the end for the seven-year-old games machine as it's not manufactured anywhere else. Consumers will still be able to buy them until stock runs out globally,... >>

Nintendo E3 press conference cancelled, says no hardware to announce

Nintendo E3 press conference cancelled, says no hardware to announce

By 25 April 2013

Games conventions are normally about games companies holding conferences about their upcoming releases, but that's not going to be the case for Nintendo at this year's E3. The Japanese company has confirmed that it won't be holding any press events during... >>

Skylanders Swap Force: 16 new swappable characters to want and master

Skylanders Swap Force: 16 new swappable characters to want and master

By 15 February 2013

Activision has announced 16 new characters for its Skylanders game that are likely to have kids wanting to play the game even more than ever. The new characters, announced at the New York Toy Fair, now have swappable top and bottom halves, to give you... >>

Lovefilm comes to Wii, to hit Wii U soon

Lovefilm comes to Wii, to hit Wii U soon

By 4 December 2012

Lovefilm subscribers will now be able to watch streamed movies and TV shows on the Nintendo Wii as part of their package. However, although the Wii U launched with the Lovefilm app pre-installed, the service is yet to be activated on that platform. The... >>

Wii Mini official, but only in Canada for now

Wii Mini official, but only in Canada for now

By 27 November 2012

Following an earlier leak on the Canadian Best Buy home page, Nintendo has confirmed it is launching a smaller, slimmer version of the original Wii games console. Dubbed the Wii Mini, it will ditch internet access and GameCube compatibility, in order... >>

Nintendo Wii Mini console revealed on Best Buy site

Nintendo Wii Mini console revealed on Best Buy site

By 27 November 2012

Best Buy Canada has let slip that Nintendo plans to launch a smaller, sleeker version of its original Wii console in time for Christmas. Called the Wii Mini, it's coming on 7 December and, as yet, hasn't been officially announced. That hasn't stopped... >>

Wii U sells over 400k units in first week

Wii U sells over 400k units in first week

By 27 November 2012

Although many, including the godfather of videogaming Nolan Bushnell, have cast doubts over whether Nintendo will have success with its new console, the Wii U, its first week sales numbers are impressive enough to suggest there's still plenty of excitement... >>


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