Category archives for: Wii

iLife Wins Motion-Sensing Technology Lawsuit with Nintendo

Health technology company iLife sued Nintendo in 2013, saying Wii and Wii U console controllers used technology it had patented. Nintendo said in court the technology in iLife’s patent was not specific enough to cover the way Nintendo used motion-sensing technology. iLife said this system of measuring movement was the same as the technology it had […]

Skylanders SuperChargers Races Onto Nintendo 3DS, Wii U and Wii

Rev your engines! Skylanders is taking to land, sea and air with Skylanders SuperChargers on September 20. Skylanders SuperChargers expands upon the franchise’s signature gameplay to introduce vehicles-to-life — an entirely new way for fans to experience the magic of Skylands. In Skylanders SuperChargers, Kaos’ quest to rule over Skylands reveals his most sinister weapon […]

No FIFA for Nintendo Fans This Year

Electronic Arts has confirmed that its best-selling FIFA series is skipping the Wii, Wii U and 3DS this year. Pocket Gamer got the scoop on the lack of a 3DS edition of the game, and EA’s soccer series has famously been absent on the Wii U ever since FIFA 13 underperformed commercially. EA’s official press […]

Skylanders SuperChargers Coming this September!

Activision has announced today the next installment in the ever-popular Skylanders series with Skylanders SuperChargers, introducing vehicles-to-life as an entirely new way for fans to experience the magic of Skylands, and debuting September 20, 2015 in North America. You can check out the trailer featuring motorsports champion Travis Pastrana in the player below! At the […]

Nintendo Reveals the Final Club Nintendo Elite Rewards

The time has come for Club Nintendo members in North America – the last set of Elite Status rewards. It’s the end of an era, and a final hurrah for everyone with a Gold or Platinum status that can be redeemed for an extra treat. As per last year the selection consists entirely of downloads. […]

Club Nintendo Closing – ‘New Loyalty Program’ in the Works

‘Club Nintendo is dead, long live the new loyalty program,’ is the message from Nintendo this morning, after the company announced it’s closing its current rewards service. Users in the US and Canada have until the end March to earn Club Nintendo Coins and until the close of June to redeem them, signalling when the […]

You Can Upgrade Disney Infinity Wii to Wii U for Free

Still on the fence about buying a Wii U? Disney Interactive is offering a new reason to move to Nintendo’s latest home console by allowing Disney Infinity players on Wii to upgrade to the Wii U version free of charge. Beginning today, those that own the Disney Infinity Starter Pack on Wii can download the […]

Buy Skylanders: Trap Team for Wii, Get the Wii U Version Free

In a clever attempt at getting more people to buy its fledgling Wii U console, Nintendo has decided to offer those who purchase the Wii version of Skylanders: Trap Team a download code for its current-gen sibling. This deal came to light following a post on the game’s Twitter page. Nintendo is thinking outside of […]

Get BurgerTime World Tour Before Peter Pepper Disappears

Publisher MonkeyPaw Games is hosting a last-chance sale on BurgerTime: World Tour this month, discounting the game to just $5 before it disappears from digital storefronts forever on April 30. Starting today, amateur burger chefs can pick up the Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and WiiWare versions of the remade arcade classic for $4.99. Alas, even Peter […]

Nintendo to End Wi-Fi Support for Wii and DS on May 20

The Nintendo Wi-Fi connection for Wii and DS ends on May 20, bringing an end to online play for the two systems. What that means is there are a few months left to play Wii and DS games online, be that through multiplayer, sharing in-game content, or leaderboards. Nintendo notes this is just for the […]

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