Category archives for: Wii

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 […]

Medical Study Shows Wii Fit Can Help Control Diabetes

A  new study has shown that Wii Fit could help diabetic patients control their illness. In a controlled trial that was done over 12 weeks participants were divided into an intervention group and a control group. “The intervention group was provided with a Wii console, a balance board and the exercise game Wii Fit Plus” […]

Nintendo Selling Refurbished Wii Remote Plus and Nunchuk for $20

Nintendo has a deal for those that don’t have spare Wii Remote Plus and Nunchuk controllers left over from the last console generation. The console manufacturer’s online store now includes refurbished versions of the peripheral pack for $20, a savings of $10 on the normal price of the accessories. Nintendo is offering the controllers in […]

New Nintendo eShop Releases: Super Mario 3D World, A Link Between Worlds, Hands On! Tangrams

  This a very good week at the eShop.   There is Super Mario 3D World! The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds! Check! What’s more, you’ll be able to download them as soon as today becomes midnight sharp. Not even if we chuck in a week-long sale that lasers 30 percent off Mega […]

The Wii Mini is Coming to the U.S. This Month

Nintendo today officially announced that the Wii Mini is coming to the U.S. this month at a price of $99.99 and it will include Mario Kart Wii. Check out the full press release below: The Wii console was a cultural phenomenon when it was released to the world in 2006. To continue this legacy and […]

Young Justice: Legacy Axed for Wii, Wii U

The Wii and Wii U versions of Young Justice: Legacy have been canceled. An update on the game’s official Facebook page (via Nintendo Life) from developer Little Orbit explains that the decision was made because the platforms “presented challenges we couldn’t overcome.” “Based on several factors we’ve had to cancel the Wii and Wii U […]

Wii Discontinued in Japan

Nintendo of Japan’s official site lists the console as “discontinued,” according to Engadget’s translation. Earlier this month we learned that Nintendo planned to halt production of the console, though it was unclear whether the company intended to shut down all manufacturing processes, or only those concerning the Japanese Wii. There’s still no indication that supply lines in North America or […]

Activision Announces Its E3 2013 Line-Up

Activision Publishing today announced its line-up for E3 next week. Here’s the full press release: Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., is ushering in the next-generation of gaming at the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 11 – 13, 2013 […]

New Nintendo eShop Releases: Mario and Donkey Kong, Solomon’s Key

Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move highlights the new eShop releases this week. The 3DS puzzler has players guiding poor little mini Marios away from hazards by building a Pipe Dream-esque maze. The Wii U Virtual Console picks up two new games in the classic shooter Xevious and puzzle platformer Solomon’s Key. You […]

Mega Man and Pac-Man Come to Wii U Virtual Console

Nintendo Weekly offers two mans this week.  Both Mega Man and Pac-Man arrive on the Wii U Virtual console for $5 apiece. The 3DS will have its hands full with a burgeoning Balloon Fight and an attack by Bear Shark. Wii U Mega Man (Capcom, 1 player, $4.99) Pac-Man (Namco Bandai, 1 player, $4.99) Tank! […]

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