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Wii U Chat & Nintendo TVii Commercial

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Nintendo of America has uploaded the first television commercial for Wii U Chat and the forthcoming Nintendo TVii. Nintendo already revealed that Nintendo TVii will be arriving in North America sometime next month, and in Europe sometime next year.  What do you think of these commercials? are they getting better?

UK Nintendo eShop For Wii U – Launch Content & Pricing

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Nintendo’s new Wii U launched across Europe today. The new console features an online store called the Nintendo eShop, which includes exclusive games, downloadable versions of retail games, applications, demos and videos. In the UK, 20 titles are available to purchase straight from the Nintendo eShop.

List of Full game downloads:

Assassin’s Creed 3 – £54.99
Ben 10 Omniverse – £35.99
Darksiders 2 – £49.99
Family Party 30 Great Games: Obstacle Arcade – £27.99
FIFA 13 – £49.99
Just Dance 4 – £39.99
New Super Mario Bros. U – £49.99
Nintendo Land – £49.99
Rabbids Land – £39.99
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – £39.99
Sports Connection – £39.99
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition – £37.49
Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper – £49.99
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 – £39.99
ZombiU – £54.99
Nintendo eShop Exclusives


Chasing Aurora – £10.79
Little Inferno – £12.99
Nano Assault Neo – £8.99
Puddle – £7.19 (Launch offer. Valid until 31/12/2012)
Trine 2: Director’s Cut – £10.99 (Launch offer. Valid until 31/12/2012)

The Top 20 Games Purchased On Wii U eShop

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Nintendo of America has revealed precisely which games players are purchasing on the North American Wii U eShop. Unsurprisingly New Super Mario Bros U and ZombiU are the two best-sellers, despite costing more to purchase digitally than at retail. Without further ado, here’s the top twenty games on the Wii U eShop.

Nada sorprendente ver que en la lista de mas vendidos en el eShop estan New Super Mario Bros U y Zombi U. Revelada por Nintendo de America, los de neogaf comparten esta informacion de ventas gameriles que incluso cuestan igual o mas que en la tienda. Sin mas aqui les dejo la lista abajo de los 20 mas vendidos del Wii U eShop:

New Super Mario Bros U
ZombiU
Trine 2: Director’s Cut
Nano Assault Neo
Sonic & All-Sars Racing Transformed
Scribblenauts Unlimited
Assassin’s Creed III
Little Inferno
Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition
Nintendo Land
Darksiders II
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge
Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper
Madden NFL 13
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
Tekken Tag Tournament 2:…

Nintendo Says No Plans To Launch Wii Mini In The UK

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Nintendo UK has confirmed that it has no plans to launch the recently announced Wii Mini in the United Kingdom as it’s focussing all its attention on Wii U. The Wii Mini is currently only available to purchase in Canada and comes with a $99.99 price tag, The Wii Mini doesn’t have internet access, neither does it play all those classic Gamecube games.


“We have no plans to launch it in the UK. Our focus here is all about Wii U.”


Final Nintendo Power Cover Pays Homage To Very First Issue

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The first issue of Nintendo Power released 1988, and its final issue launches this December. Both their covers share many resemblances and feature Nintendo’s No. 1, cheerful mascot, Super Mario.

We will miss you NP!

Vote For The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker As Best Video Game Of The Decade

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During this year’s VGAs, the video game of the decade will be named. Two Nintendo titles – The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and Wii Sports – made the nomination list, and it’s up to voters to crown the champion. Go here to vote for what you think is the best video game of the last ten years.

The 10 nominated titles for video game of the decade are listed below… Which is your favorite?


The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
Half-Life 2
World of Warcraft
Shadow of the Colossus
Wii Sports
BioShock
Portal
Mass Effect 2
Red Dead Redemption
Batman: Arkham City

THQ HumbleBundle Sale going on Now!!

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The Bundle is a great bundle for Windows users only and specially for Steam users, it includes 7 games and 5 OSTs from these games at a low price of 5.40 or more at the moment im writing this, so act quick and go to humblebundle.com now!!

Good day people!


Este paquete es muy bueno para usuarios de Windows y especialmente para los de Steam, incluye 7 juegos de los cuales 5 incluyen la musica original de los mismos para descargar, estos juegos te los puedes llevar por 5.40 dolares al momento en que escribo esto, asi que no espers mas y ve a humblebundle.com ya!

Saludos gente!

You Can’t Use The Word ‘Nintendo’ In A Nintendo Network ID

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Kind of obvious but when registering for a Nintendo Network ID, there are specific words that you cannot use; some of which include vulgarities and the word ‘Nintendo.’ Remember, once you make a Nintendo Network ID, you are bound to it for life – so choose wisely!

No Online Pass Needed For FIFA, Mass Effect Or Assassin’s Creed On Wii U

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It has been revealed that you won’t have to register an online pass from either EA or Ubisoft to play their games online. The online pass is needed on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 to activate online play. If you purchase a game second-hand on either of those consoles then you have to purchase an online pass to play the games online. Thankfully this doesn’t seem to be the case with Wii U.

No se requiere de un pase en linea para jugar juegos de EA o Ubisoft tal y como se les requiere a los usuarios de Xbox 360 y PS3 para activar su juego en linea.
Si compraste el juego usado en esas consolas no podras jugar en linea. Afortunadamente en el Wii U no sera asi el caso y puedes comprar usado cuando quieras xD

Saludos gente!

Nintendo Land Missing From Some European Wii U Deluxe Consoles

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It appears as though a number of people are reporting that their Wii U 32GB Deluxe consoles don’t have Nintendo Land in the box. All Wii U Deluxe consoles are meant to have a copy of Nintendo Land tucked inside. This seems to be the case for people who have ordered the system from Amazon, but I suspect the same will happen to others that have ordered elsewhere. Did your European Deluxe system have Nintendo Land in the box?

Good day people!

Nuevo Zelda y Mario 3D para Wii U confirmados por Satoru Iwata

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En una reciente entrevista con IGN el Sr Iwata menciono que en un futuro estaran anunciando nuevos juegos de las franquicias principales de Nintendo, aunque no revelo fechas. Citamos lo siguiente:
 "Anunciaremos las fechas de lanzamiento para nuevos juegos 3D de Zelda y Mario en el futuro, pero esta no es la oportunidad indicada para dar dichos anuncios."
Es difícil saber que tanto tiempo es ese futuro puesto que no es común que se den anuncios en el mes de Noviembre, las compañías se enfocan mas en darle prioridad a sus catálogos de fin de año. Quiza veremos mas de esto en el próximo E3 del 2013 y eso sera hasta Junio. Sin embargo el Sr. Iwata dio unas palabras de aliento para los que quieren ver nuevos juegos lo mas pronto posible:
"...mientras desarrollamos una nueva plataforma en hardware, nos preguntamos la pregunta, que tipo de nuevo Zelda o juego de Mario quisieran hacer los desarrolladores de software en esta?"

Nintendo seguramente ha estado pensando en mane…

Satoru Iwata Feels ‘Very Sorry’ For Wii U Owners Who Have To Experience A Network Update

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Nintendo global president Satoru Iwata says he feels ‘very sorry’ for consumers who experience a lengthy network update right after setting up their Wii U consoles. Some Wii U users claim to have waited for five hours to complete the new console’s necessary day one update.


“Personally I think that users should be able to use all the functions of a console video game machine as soon as they open the box. So I feel very sorry for the fact that purchasers of Wii U have to experience a network update which takes such a long time, and that there are the services which were not available at the hardware’s launch.”
He better fix this and every other Wii U Issue some users have been experiencing, or cut his salary again!!
Good day people!

New Injustice: Gods Among Us Trailer Confirms Deathstroke As A Playable Character

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Un video trailer reciente confirma al supervillano Deathstroke the Terminator como un personaje jugable en el proximo juego de WB Games, Injustice: Gods Among Us. Noten que el video muestra tambien el logo de Wii U al final. EL juego tiene como fecha programada de salida en Abril del 2013 para PS3, 360 y en nuevo Wii U.

Saludos gente!

A recent trailer confirms that supervillain Deathstroke the Terminator is a playable character in WB Games’ upcoming fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us. Note that the trailer above also shows the Wii U logo toward the end. The game is scheduled to launch April 2013 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and the new Wii U.

Animal Crossing 3DS Still The Best-Selling Game In Japan

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the Nintendo 3DS has once again secured the number one spot in the Japanese software charts. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for the PlayStation 3 just couldn’t manage to top the social simulation. The Nintendo 3DS remained the best-selling hardware in Japan selling 162,077 units, compared to the PlayStation 3 which only managed 34,167 units. Here’s the Japanese software and hardware charts,


[3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf
[PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Subtitled Edition
[3DS] Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Magnagate and the Infinite Dungeon
[PS3] Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational
[3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2
[360] Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Subtitled Edition
[3DS] E.X. Troopers
[PS3] Assassin’s Creed III
[3DS] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
[3DS] Dangerous Ji-San to 1000-nin no Otomodachi Yokoshima

Nintendo 3DS: 162,077
PlayStation 3: 34,167
PSP: 16,903
PlayStation Vita: 9,712
Wii: 3,590
Xbox 360: 1,495
PlayStation 2: 747
Nintendo DS: 452

Nintendo Can Transfer Your Nintendo Network Account To Another Wii U Console

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Although you cannot sign into your Nintendo Network account on someone else’s Wii U, Nintendo, of course, has the ability to transfer your account and Nintendo Network ID to another console. A North American consumer had to send in a bricked Wii U system to Nintendo, and Nintendo then sent back a brand-new console that allowed the owner to sign into his or her previously made Nintendo Network account.

Microsoft Sold More Xbox 360s During Black Friday Week Than Wii U Consoles

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Microsoft has announced that it managed to sell more Xbox 360 consoles than Wii U consoles during the week of Black Friday. Microsoft sold over 750,000 Xbox 360s and Nintendo sold 400,000 Wii U consoles. However, it should be noted that there were supply issues with the Wii U with a few stores completely selling out of the console. Nintendo has been busy replenishing stock.

Nintendo Provides More Details for Wii Mini

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Nintendo has announced that Wii Mini will be available to Canadians on December 7th. The console lacks an internet connection and doesn’t play Gamecube games. Also, unlike the original Wii, the Wii Mini has a manually operated top-loading disc drive. Nintendo of America has yet to confirm whether the console will be available in the US. The system will retail for $99.99.

Nintendo ha anunciado que el Wii Mini estara disponible el 7 de Diciembre en Canada. La consola no incluye conectividad al internet y no es compatible con juegos del Gamecube. Tambien a diferencia del Wii original, el Wii Mini tiene un lector de discos que se opera manualmente por la parte superior de la consola. Nintendo de America aun no confirma si la consola se vendera en los Estados Unidos (Seria estupido la verdad). El sistema tendra un precio sugerido de $99.99 Dolares.

Saludos gente!

Wii Mini Leaked, Coming December 7th

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Canada’s Best Buy website has revealed that the rumoured Wii Mini is in fact real and will be available to purchase on December 7th. The console sports a square form factor, a black and red colour scheme and comes bundled with a Wii Remote.


Nintendo TVii Available for Wii U Launch In Japan

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When the Wii U launches in Japan, on December 8th, Nintendo TVii will be made available for Japanese consumers from the get-go. Nintendo confirmed earlier this week that Nintendo TVii is coming next year to select regions in Europe. The built-in, convenient application will be activated next month for Wii U owners in North America.

The Wii U Is Somewhat Portable

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Although the new Wii U is primarily a home video game console, who’s to say you can’t take it with you and play it on the go? You don’t always need the TV screen to see what is being displayed by the Wii U, because of its unique touchscreen controller, the Wii U GamePad.

This means that, for example, if you have your Wii U powered on via a car power adapter, you can play full games, including Scribblenauts Unlimited and New Super Mario Bros. U, on road trips without dragging along a cumbersome TV.

Reggie Says Microsoft And Sony Need To React To Wii U

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Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has told CNET that he believes both Sony and Microsoft need to react to Wii U. Fils-Aime went on to say that pretty visuals and raw power alone won’t be enough to entice consumers, so they will need to come up with their own innovations.


“In the end, our competitors need to react to what we’re doing in the marketplace and need to figure out what their innovation will be.”

“It’s likely that faster processors and pretty pictures won’t be enough to motivate consumers. They need to react to what we’ve done and we need to continue innovating with the Wii U – and we will.”

Cloudberry Kingdom Delayed on eShop

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Developer Pwnee Studios has confirmed that its first Wii U game, Cloudberry Kingdom, will not launch this month as previously scheduled. The game will eventually be released on the Nintendo eShop for Wii U. When the game is complete, the developer said it plans to launch the game on various platforms at the same time.


”Unfortunately it is not. Looks like we’re going to delay for a bit and go for a simultaneous launch across multiple platforms.”


LEGO City: Undercover Wii U TV Commercial

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Nintendo has released the first commercial Lego City Undercover which is an upcoming sandbox-style action-adventure video game, currently in development by TT Fusion, a division of TT Games. The last time we heard about the game it was scheduled to be released within the Wii U launch window. Let’s hope that is still the case.

Nintendo TVii Coming To Europe In 2013

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Nintendo UK has confirmed that the free video application Nintendo TVii will be launching in selected regions throughout Europe during next year. Nintendo of America announced that the service will be arriving in North America sometime next month. The video service was originally meant to debut along with Wii U on November 18th.

Black Ops 2 On Wii U Is Sub-HD And Has Worst Frame-Rate

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Digital Foundry has found that the Wii U version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is sub-HD and features a number of problems with the frame-rate. The report states that the frame-rate makes the PlayStation 3 version feel smoother, while the Xbox 360 version feels like a completely different game. Have you noticed problems with your version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for Wii U?


While Wii U matches PS3 performance in a range of gameplay scenes, the more ambitious levels bring performance down to unacceptably low levels.

The Wii U version matches the look of the Xbox 360 game and thus gives it an edge visually over the PlayStation 3 release, but unfortunately it comes up well short in terms of performance – an aspect that is all-important to the playability of a COD title. The frame-rate variance is such that the PS3 game feels generally smoother, while the 360 release feels like an entirely different game in the more demanding levels. Bearing in mind the commonalities in hardware design…

Square Enix Games for 3DS at Half Price!

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Get Heroes of Ruin, Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, and Theatrhythm Final Fantasy For a limited time, from now until November 26th, consumers can pick up one of these games for $19.99 or all of them for $59.97. You can purchase the discounted games from the Square Enix online store

Good day people!

Mini Wii Console Launching Next Month?

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According to an internal release schedule from a “major retailer,” another redesigned Wii will soon be released. The Wii Mini console is supposedly launching next month, on December 7th. As its name suggests, the rumored console is said to be compact and will be bundled with a Sensor Bar, Nunchuk and a Wii Remote Plus with Jacket.
Segun los rumores, en la agenda interna de una "tienda grande", otra consola rediseñada del Wii pronto saldra a la venta. La Wii Mini se supone saldria el proximo mes el 7 de Diciembre. Como su nombre lo sugiere la consola se dice que sera compacta y que vendra con una barra sensor, nunchuck y wii remote plus con su respectiva funda protectora.
Saludos gente!

ONM Lists 12 Characters That Should Be In Super Smash Bros. For Wii U

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The Official Nintendo Magazine has listed 12 characters that should be in the next Super Smash Bros. title for Wii U. Among the 12 are Professor Layton, Pac-Man, Little Mac, Sukapon, King K. Rool, Travis Touchdown, Jack Cayman, Mr. Driller, Geno, Mega Man, Waluigi and Bowser Jr. Based on the characters listed by the video game magazine, which ones should replace existing characters in Super Smash Bros. Brawl‘s roster?
Please no more Kirby clones!!!! xD

ZombiU Demo Hitting Nintendo eShop On Wii U Before December 15th

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Un desarrollador de Ubisoft ha confirmado que el demo de ZombiU estara disponible para descargarse del Nintendo eShop despues del 15 de Diciembre. ZombiU fue lanzado junto con la consola Wii U en Norte America el 18 de Noviembre, y saldra junto a la nueva consola en Europa y Australia el 30 de Noviembre. El juego completo se puede comprar en las tiendas fisicas y dentro del eShop para WiiU.

Saludos gente!


A developer from Ubisoft has confirmed that a ZombiU demo will be available for download from the Nintendo eShop prior to December 15th. ZombiU launched with Wii U in North America on November 18th, and releases alongside the new console in Europe and Australia on November 30th. The full game can be purchased from a retailer and the Nintendo eShop for Wii U.


HMV Oxford Street To Host Wii U Official Midnight Launch Event (Prizes To Be Won!)

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HMV is delighted to announce that its flagship store in London’s Oxford Street will play host to the Official Midnight Launch Event of Nintendo’s hugely anticipated new home console – Wii U.

With much of the UK’s stock of Wii U consoles in high demand through pre orders, HMV have channeled extra stock into its flagship store so that customers will be able to purchase their Wii U on the night, so a large turnout of enthusiastic gamers are expected to attend when the doors open at 11.00pm on Thursday night, 29th November.

Additionally, the first 100 customers queuing to attend the event will be entitled to a free copy of New Super Mario Bros U as well as another Wii U game of their choice from a selection that will be offered. The next 100 people in line will be entitled to a £5 gift voucher for redemption on the night. *NB This voucher will only be valid against Wii U hardware and software. The first 500 people in the queue will receive a Wii U goody bag and there will also be opportu…

Wii U Back In Stock At GameStop

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GameStop have had their Wii U stock replenished after selling out of Nintendo’s latest console when the machine launched on November 18th. You can now purchase the Wii U 32GB Deluxe units that comes with Nintendo Land, or you can purchase the Wii U 8GB Basic package.

Para los que quieran comprar hoy o este fin de semana un Wii U, ya pueden ir a GameStop puesto que han recibido mas en su inventario para vender, ya sea el Wii U Deluxe de 32GB que incluye Nintendo Land o el Wii U Basico de 8GB.

Saludos gente!

YouTube And Amazon Instant Video Are Now Available On Wii U

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Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video and YouTube are available for use on Nintendo’s new console, Wii U. The video streaming services utilize both the Wii U console and the Wii U GamePad. Nintendo TVii, which will bring together all the streaming services available on Wii U into a single application, comes to North America this December.

Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video y Youtube estan ahora disponibles para su uso en la nueva consola de Nintendo, la Wii U. Los servicios de Video por Streaming utilizan la consola Wii U y el GamePad de Wii U. Nintendo TVii el cual traera todos los servicios disponibles para Wii U en una sola aplicacion, vendra a Norte America este Diciembre.
Saludos gente!

Gold Nunchuk Making A Comeback To Club Nintendo Next Week

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The popular gold-colored Nunchuk that attaches to a Wii Remote is currently sold out at Club Nintendo. But the accessory returns to Nintendo’s loyalty program next week on November 26th. The Gold Nunchuk can be yours for 900 Club Nintendo coins. Remember, the gold controller will simply gold in color and will not contain any actual precious metals.


Aliens: Colonial Marines – Survivor Trailer

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Gearbox Software has released a new multiplayer trailer for the forthcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines. Gearbox Software has announced a February 12, 2013 launch for Aliens: Colonial Marines on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC with a Wii U version announcement “at a later time”. Is this a game you’re planning to pick up?
I am!! xD

Wii U Freezing Patch Coming Next Week?

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A member of online community Reddit contacted Nintendo of America customer support about the freezing issue which seems to be affecting quite a few Wii U owners. The customer service representative told the individual that they were aware of the issue and that there should be a patch coming sometime next week.


“I called about my Wii U locking up at random and the lady surprised me when she said that I should wait until next week to apply the new system update that should fix the issue and if it does not then I should call back and do further troubleshooting. So I asked her “are you telling me that there will be a update for the Wii U next week that will fix these freezing issues?” and she again said that there would be an update and it would likely fix my problem. The only other info she asked of my was what color the system was (so they can keep track of basic vs deluxe console issues I assume) and what game I was playing when it was freezing.”

“So there you have it, get ready for a…

Reggie: It Only Takes One Game Sale To Make Wii U Profitable

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Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has disclosed to the Mercury News that it only takes one Wii U game sale to make the console profitable for Nintendo. We’ve already heard from GameStop that the attach rate for the Wii U is extremely healthy, at 2.4 per console sold. So it seems that Nintendo should be making a profit with its latest home console.


“The business model doesn’t change dramatically, in that as soon as we get the consumer to buy one piece of software, then that entire transaction becomes profit positive.”

“In the end, the business model is still to drive the install base of hardware, and then to drive a strong tie ratio with all of the other software and experiences for the consumer. And if we’re able to do that, then we will create significant profit for the company.”

Hulu Plus Now Available On Wii U

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Video streaming service Hulu Plus is now available on Nintendo’s Wii U. Hulu Plus users can watch television shows and movies on either their TV screen or the Wii U GamePad‘s 6.2-inch touchscreen. Hulu Plus subscribers must pay $7.99 a month, but a free one week trial is being offered to Wii U owners.

iPad And Wii U Most Wanted By Kids This Christmas In North America

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A survey that’s been conducted by statistics firm Nielsen shows that nearly half of the kids surveyed in North America want an iPad for Christmas. The most wanted console for kids aged six to twelve, and aged thirteen plus, is Nintendo’s recently released Wii U console. Yes, the Wii U beat the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 as the most wanted console this Christmas for children and teens in North America. Good news for Nintendo.

The Last Story For Wii Is Xseed Games’ Most Successful Title Ever

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Nintendo published developer Mistwalker’s Wii exclusive, The Last Story, in Japan and Europe. But in North America, Xseed Games is the action role-playing game’s publisher, which makes it a third-party game for the six-year-old Wii.

Xseed Games has announced that The Last Story is its most successful title to date. To celebrate, the publisher is selling The Last Story as a standalone game package for a suggested retail price of $29.99 in select retailers across North America.

XSEED Games, an independent-minded publisher, is pleased to celebrate the success of its hit action RPG, The Last Story, by announcing that it is releasing an all-new standalone version of the Wii™ exclusive, which started shipping today to select retailers throughout North America at an MSRP of $29.99. In addition to this new standalone game package, any remaining copies of the premium launch units at retailers, which included a bonus 44-page softcover art book packaged together with the game in a custom outer …

Trailer de el Zelda Comic Hyrule Historia

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Enjoy!! Saludos gente!

Nintendo Says It’s Looking Into Slow Wii U OS

Nintendo says that it’s currently looking into numerous reports of slow loading times on Wii U. Numerous complaints have been directed at the Wii U operating system, which can take an unacceptably long time to load between menus. Have you been affected by this?


Nintendo is “exploring ways to enhance features for consumers’ overall experience.”

Nintendo esta atendiendo los numerosos reportes de lo lento que es el cargar aplicaciones en el Wii U. Muchas quejas han sido dirijidas por el sistema operativo del Wii U, el cual puede tomar un inaceptable (10 segundos o mas) tiempo de carga entre los menus. Te sientes afectado por esto? Nos tenian mal acostumbrados con la rapidez del Wii y sus menus xD.
          Nintendo esta "explorando las maneras en las que mejorara la experiencia y las caracteristicas para los consumidores en general."

Saludos gente!

Nintendo Issues Wii U Bricking Warning

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Nintendo is warning people not to turn off their console when downloading the lengthy system update which adds Miiverse and video chat. A number of people have stated that they Wii U console has completely stopped working since turning off the console during the update. Nintendo acknowledges that it can take more than one hour just to download the update. It all depends no your internet speed.
Nintendo da precauciones al publico para que no apagen su consola mientras actualizan el firmware con el que se agrega Miiverse y el chat por video. Un numer de personas han dicho que su consola Wii U ha dejado de funcionar por completo al apagar la consola durante la actualizacion. Nintendo reconoce que puede durar mas de una hora el solo descargar la actualizacion. Todo depende de tu velocidad de internet!
Saludos gente!

Wii U Offers A Much Richer Multiplayer Experience Than Kinect

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Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime gives reasons for as to how the new Wii U console differs from Kinect for Xbox 360. Fils-Aime claims that there are not a lot of games to play on Kinect. Fils-Aime says the controllers for the Wii U are a lot more precise than Kinect. He also says the new console offers a much richer multiplayer experience, compared to Microsoft’s Kinect.

El Presidente de Nintendo de America Reggie Fils-Aime da razones en este video por las cual la nueva consola WiiU difiere del Kinect para Xbox 360. Fils-Aime dice que no hay muchos juegos para Kinect, y que los controles de Wii U son mucho mas precisos que Kinect. Tambien menciona que la nueva consola ofrece una experienca mas rica en jugabilidad, comparada con el Kinect de Microsoft.
Saludos gente!

ZombiU Review Roundup

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Based on 14 critics, Ubisoft’s Wii U-exclusive game, ZombiU, currently holds a 72/100 on Metacritic. Eurogamer praised the game for ‘taking a new path,’ and awarded it with a 9/10. Although Destructoid said ZombiU is awkward, ugly and often nonsensical, it awarded the game with an 8/10.

Greg Miller, the executive editor of IGN PlayStation, said ZombiU‘s controls are ‘clunky, melee combat is annoying, and the game doesn’t look good,’ and gave it a 6.3/10. GameSpot said ZombiU has an ‘uninteresting world and dull combat,’ and gave the game a 4.5/10 – its lowest score yet.

ZombiU can be purchased in North America via the Nintendo eShop for Wii U and/or at retail.

We just need to wait for a more professional review than IGN or Gamespot, with Gametrailers or Kotaku.
Good day people!

Beyond Good And Evil And Wii U ‘Are A Good Fit’

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Michel Ancel, the creator behind Rayman and Beyond Good & Evil, says he believes that the Wii U would be a good fit for the long-awaited Beyond Good & Evil 2. Ancel went on to praise the Wii U and said that the system with the unique controller would be perfect for the next Zelda game.


“You’re right when you say that both the Wii U and Beyond Good And Evil fit very well, but for now I am only focused on Rayman Legends.”

“That’s [also] why I believe in an incredible Zelda game, the GamePad and classic control fit very well with such action-adventure games.”

Trine 2: Director’s Cut – Launch Trailer

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Developer Frozenbyte has released the launch trailer of the beautiful Trine 2: Director’s Cut, which is exclusive to Wii U. The game can be purchased for $19.99 from the North American Nintendo eShop for Wii U. The game will be available for download on Wii U in Europe on the new console’s launch date, November 30th, in that continent.

Wii U Users Reporting System Crashes

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A number of members from the Neogaf forums are reporting that they have been having issues with the Wii U freezing, and inevitably crashing. One user had to pull the plug on the console to get it to reboot. Hopefully Nintendo will issue a patch to stop these occurrences. Have you experienced any problems with your Wii U console?

Developers Don’t Have To Pay To Patch Their Wii U Games

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Frozenbyte marketing manager Mikael Haveri says indie developers have the privilege of choosing the price of their Wii U products. Patching games can get quite expensive on other gaming platforms, but developers do not have pay to fix their games on Nintendo’s Wii U, according to Haveri.


“We have the power to price our products as we please, with just some basic guidelines from the big guys. The step to this is purely from Nintendo’s side and they clearly see that [their] previous installments have not been up to par. We can set our own pricing and actually continuing on that by setting our own sales whenever we want. It is very close to what Apple and Steam are doing at the moment, and very indie friendly.”

“Simply put, they’ve told us that there are no basic payments for each patch (which were pretty high on most platforms) and that we can update our game almost as much as we want. For indie developers this is huge.”

You Can’t Log Into Your Nintendo Network Account On A Different Wii U Console

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It has been confirmed that you can not sign into your Nintendo Network account on a friends Wii U console. The Nintendo Network account you created is tied exclusively to the system you created it on. Nintendo does say that in the future, you will be able to use your Nintendo Network Account with future Nintendo consoles and other devices, such as PC’s.

For some users the Miiverse On Wii U is Currently Unavailable

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Some Wii U users are saying Miiverse is not functioning at the moment. When they click the Miiverse icon on the Wii U Menu, the application loads until error code 121500 pops up, which means means Miiverse services are currently unavailable. Are you experiencing any problems with Miiverse?
Spanish: Al momento algunos usuarios estan experimentando problemas con Miiverse. Cuando le dan clic al icono de Miiverse en el Menu de Wii U, la aplicacion carga un error codigo 121500, lo que significa que los servicios de Miiverse no estan actualmente disponibles. Estas experimentando algun problema con Miiverse?
Saludos gente!

Miiverse Moderation Already In Full Effect

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It looks as though Nintendo had stayed true to its word and is moderating Miiverse content vigorously. Destructiod editor Jim Sterling posted the above message on Nintendo’s social network before the system was even sold to the public, and it was swiftly removed. Yes, the offending message was deleted within two hours of its appearance. Anyone else had a similar experience?



You Can Have Up To 100 Friends And Block People On Nintendo Network For Wii U

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Unlike previous Nintendo consoles and handhelds, the Wii U doesn’t require users to register Friend Codes to add other users as friends; Wii U features Nintendo Network IDs. You can friend a maximum of 100 people on your Wii U, and you can also block users, if you so wish.

Thanks Kotaku!

Nintendo’s New Wii U Console Officially Launches In North America

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Today marks the release of the first new video game console in six years. Nintendo’s Wii U has finally launched in the U.S. The new console boasts full HD graphics and a unique controller called the Wii U GamePad, which hosts a wide variety of features, including a traditional gaming layout, motion controls, a microphone, speakers, a camera, a TV Control button, and a 6.2-inch touchscreen.

The Wii U releases in Europe on November 30th and Japan on December 8th.

Video of The Robust In-Game Home Menu For Wii U

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When you press the Home button on the Wii U GamePad, you gain access to Wii U’s in-game Home Menu, in which you can manage your downloads, access your Friend List, Miiverse, the Nintendo eShop, Internet Browser and Nintendo TVii. Of course, you can also access the Wii U Menu directly from the new controller.

Wii U GamePad Turns Off When You Access Wii Mode

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In order to play Wii games on the Wii U, you must perform a system update on the new console. The Wii U GamePad shuts off when you access Wii Mode, as Wii games cannot be played with the Wii U GamePad or Wii U Pro Controller. Also, Wii Mode seemingly excludes some Wii Channels; the only Wii Channels available for download are The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword fix and the System Transfer application.

To access the Wii Shop Channel on Wii U, you need to sign in with your Nintendo Network ID.

Nintendo eShop For Wii U – First Footage

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After performing a system update on Wii U, you gain access to the new console’s online store – the Nintendo eShop. The Nintendo eShop for Wii U features charming background music and relatively quick load times.

Downloadable Versions Of Retail Wii U Games Same Price In Nintendo eShop

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Downloadable games are now available to download from the Nintendo eShop for Wii U. Trine 2: Director’s Cut is a $19.99 download, whereas Little Inferno can be downloaded for $14.99.

Games that are available at retail, including New Super Mario Bros. U, Scribblenauts Unlimited, Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, Madden 13, FIFA 13, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge, and Sing Party, are also downloadable from the Nintendo eShop for Wii U. Downloadable and retail titles are the same price, which means most of them are $59.99.