Tag: Wii

The Wii is a seventh generation, home video game console released by Nintendo in 2006. This console was based for a much broader market.

Nintendo'S Financial Briefing: What Does It Mean For The Nintendo Switch?

Nintendo’s Financial Briefing: What it Means for the Switch

 |  Casey DeFreitas
During Nintendo’s financial briefing, Nintendo CEO Tastumi Kimishima said the company plans to ship two million units of the just-revealed Nintendo Switch during its launch in March 2017. To put this in perspective, this is more than a million units less than the Wii U’s launch shipment of just over three million. Kimishima also noted Nintendo […]
Nintendo Is Playing It Risky With New 'Gaming Apparatus' - 2015-12-10 14:59:11

Nintendo is Playing it Risky with New ‘Gaming Apparatus’

 |  Cody Orme
With all the talk of Nintendo’s future and the successor for the Wii U, it’s no surprise a new patent released today. While it’s hard to say exactly what it’s for, it could be a glimpse into the future of Nintendo’s gaming devices, and it’s kind of weird. While the patent isn’t under a Nintendo banner, […]
Games Have Gotten Too Easy - 2015-10-20 11:04:55

Games Have Gotten Too Easy

 |  Jordan Biordi
Have games gotten too easy in recent years? Jordan Sounds Off on why this is a bad trend, and that difficult games give more value to the player.
Wii Started The Fire 2

Wii Started the Fire

 |  Sabrina Biot
A Colorado man lost his RV home to a fire earlier last week. According to investigations by firefighters, it was caused by a Nintendo Wii. Trevor Pellegrin was at a meeting when he got a phone call from his neighbours saying the RV was on fire. “When I opened the door, I got thrown back […]
A History Of The Always Evolving Nintendo Controller 15

A History of the Always Evolving Nintendo Controller

 |  Kate Richards
It’s been more than 30 years since human hands cradled the first Nintendo controller, mashing the square-shaped A and B buttons of Nintendo’s gold and maroon Family Computer controller, first released in Japan in July 1983. Of the three major gaming console manufacturers, Nintendo is the only one that experimented with and revolutionized gameplay with […]
Hover: Revolt Of Gamers Developer Says Wii U Not Up To Ambitions

Hover: Revolt Of Gamers Developer Says Wii U Not Up To Ambitions

 |  James Griffin
The upcoming parkour title Hover: Revolt of Gamers reached its third stretch goal on Kickstarter today, which means the game will be twice as large as its original size and will include a new district. Though this new stretch goal is important, the next goal of $100,000 is huge for Wii U owners. If that […]
Smash Bros. On 3Ds And Wii U Have Different Release Dates - 2014-04-08 18:41:01

Smash Bros. On 3DS And Wii U Have Different Release Dates

 |  James Griffin
Today’s Nintendo Direct revealed much about the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U. Director Masahiro Sakurai hosted the event and began with a huge zinger for Wii U fans. While the 3DS version will come out this summer, Wii U owners will have to wait till winter. Luckily portable Nintendo fans are in for a […]
Sega Brings Back Xtreme With Sonic Boom 1

SEGA Brings Back Xtreme With Sonic Boom

 |  James Griffin
With an all-new Sonic cartoon on the horizon, SEGA has announced a tie-in video-game: Sonic Boom. Boom seeks to reinvent Sonic’s image, adding sports-tape to the hands of the fabled hedgehog. But (yep you guessed it), he’s not the only one with an aesthetic transformation. Knuckles is depicted as much burlier, and Tails now has […]
Child Of Light Out April 30Th

Child Of Light Out April 30th

 |  James Griffin
Ubisoft revealed this morning that Child Of Light, a JRPG-inspired title, will be out April 30th. Child Of Light first came to the attention of the public last September; showing off its lavish, hand-drawn art style that looked like it came straight out of a fairy tale. The game features traditional turn-based combat, as well as […]
Head Of Nintendo Cuts His Salary

Head of Nintendo Cuts His Salary

 |  James Griffin
Nintendo’s poor Wii U sales have caused president Satoru Iwata to cut his salary in half. Only 2.4 million Wii U’s have sold, accumulating into a 30% loss in profits over the last 9 months. Iwata made this announcement to the press Wednesday morning. He also mentioned that other CEO’s would cut 20 to 30 percent […]

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