While the Wii's online multiplayer services have been disconnected for years, the Wii Shop Channel is still alive and well. The opening of the Nintendo eShop meant that the Shop Channel faded into obscurity, but this news may mean a few more people are visiting Nintendo's old store. Unheard of in similar software, the Dolphin emulator … Continue reading Dolphin Emulator Can Now Access And Buy Games From The Wii Shop Channel
While the Nintendo Wii was no stranger to gimmicky peripherals, it looks like THQ originally planned to release another. THQ Digital Warrington's Project FUUB was a planned set of dice that would have worked with the Wii, Xbox 360 or Playstation 3. Uncovered by Unseen64, THQ supposedly had two games planned for their accessory. While one was a … Continue reading THQ Cancelled A Die Peripheral For The Nintendo Wii
Motion control is obviously less impressive than it was ten years ago. However, we all remember our first time trying out the Wii. Activision's CEO Bobby Kotick recently discussed his first impressions of Nintendo's revolutionary console on the Corner Office podcast. Before the Wii was officially unveiled, Kotick had the amazing opportunity to get hands on … Continue reading Activision CEO Talks About His First Time Playing The Wii
The REACT guys have another "kids react gaming" video for us with kids playing the WarioWare: Smooth Moves from the Wii in 2006. It's always fun to watch today's children react to older games and try play through them! Quite an odd choice of game to put to the test with the kids. What game … Continue reading New Kids React Gaming Video With WarioWare: Smooth Moves
PDP are releasing this special 30th anniversary edition GameCube style controller for the Wii U/Wii, styled after the Metal Mario character. An official Nintendo-licensed controller that is compatible with any game that supports Classic or Classic Pro Controller, and most Virtual Console games. It connects to the Wii U by plugging it straight into a … Continue reading There’s A New Metal Mario 30th Anniversary Controller for Wii U and Wii
The UK retailer, ASDA, is apparently going to stop selling Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS products as part of a change of product range in 8 weeks time. This rumour crops up as a user on Hot UK Deals claims these deals will be going nationwide, and another user commented: All asda … Continue reading Rumour: ASDA Supermarket To Stop Selling Wii U/Nintendo 3DS Products?
There's been many mods of the super popular Super Smash Bros. games, but one of the coolest and well done has to be this mod of the Super Smash Bros. Brawl, modded to feature Dragonball Z characters. The videos have been uploaded to YouTube Channel インD MARK-2. They're not just re-skins, each characters has their own … Continue reading Check Out This Super Smash Bros Brawl Mod With Dragonball Z
Nintendo is looking to end the Wii production line very soon, according to a listing on the official Japanese website. Spotted this morning, a few hours before the Nintendo Direct is to be broadcast, is a small note in the upper-right corner detailing that the Wii production is "scheduled to end soon" on the Wii … Continue reading Nintendo Japan To End Wii Production Soon
Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has exclusively revealed that the recently released Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has sold over 535,000 copies since its U.S launch on November 20th making it the fastest-selling Legend of Zelda game ever.
Famed industry analyst Michael Pachter has told Industry Gamers that he believes that Wii owners will migrate to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Move this holiday season. However, Pachter predicts that the Wii will be the top-selling console in November and December, then fall back into third place forever after. Do you agree with Pachters predictions?