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  • Blog Post: The Legend Of Zelda Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    The original Legend of Zelda, the one that started all of Link's assorted adventures, is available now on the Wii U's Virtual Console. The game is $4.99 to download, unless you own the Wii Virtual Console version of the game, in which case it will cost you a dollar to upgrade. As is the case... More
  • Blog Post: EarthBound's Creator Reminisces About The Game's Legacy

    Shigesato Itoi is a multitalented author, known is Japan for his writing, but in North America, he is best known as the mind behind EarthBound. He recently published an essay expressing his appreciation for Earthbound and all of its fans. You can head here to read the full essay, which shows a genuine... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Fails To Acquire WiiU.com

    In February, Nintendo attempted to take WiiU.com away from someone who was squatting on the domain by filing a complaint. The World Intellectual Property Organization denied Nintendo's claim, and WiiU.com still belongs to the original owner. The WIPO did not cite a specific reason why the filing... More
  • Blog Post: Disney Infinity Gets Delayed

    Disney Infinity is now facing a two month delay and will not be released until late August. The delay is due to the request of retailers so that the release is closer to the holiday season. Originally, the June release date was supposed to coincide with the release of the film Monster’s University... More
  • Blog Post: Need For Speed: Most Wanted Headed To Wii U

    It's not particularly surprising to hear that EA and Criterion's Need for Speed: Most Wanted is coming to Wii U, but it's always nice to get a solid confirmation. We liked the game quite a bit , so we're excited to see how Nintendo's dual screen can set up can tweak the experience... More
  • Blog Post: Nano Assault Heading To The Wii U And The 3DS

    Nano Assault is a Super Stardust-esque shooter coming to the Wii U and 3DS' eShops. We haven't seen a whole lot of trailers showing off Wii U games, and their functionality. I'm sure that will change as we get closer and closer to November 18, the Wii U's release date. You can check out... More
  • Blog Post: GameStop No Longer Pre-Ordering The Wii U, Waiting List Established

    GameStop has officially closed off both Wii U skus for pre-order. If you want to get your hands on one from GameStop, you will have to jump on the waiting list. You can find out more about the Wii U Wait List (which is basically a pre-order for a pre-order) by heading here , but here is some overview... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Wii U Release Date And Price Leaked By Distributor?

    A new report, based on a now-removed YouTube video, has the Wii U launching a week earlier than speculated -- and with three different price points. NintendoLife claims to have seen a YouTube video (now removed by the user) that showed a price list from company called Video Product Distributors , which... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Rep Says Unified Wii, 3DS eShop Is Coming

    Nintendo could be uniting the eShops between its 3DS handheld and the upcoming Wii U. A customer-service rep explained in an email how the system would work. Nintendo World Report published an e-mail purportedly from Nintendo customer service rep David Marshall. "A unified account system will be... More
  • Blog Post: WayForward Promises More Shantae

    Shantae: Risky's Revenge was one of DSiWare's obscure gems (the game has a Metacritic score of 85 ), and WayForward is promising a sequel, hopefully on the Wii U. In an interview with Nintendojo.com at E3, WayForward's founder Voldi Way said that the company is working on a follow-up to Risky's... More
  • Blog Post: Wii U May Support Multiple Tablets

    Nintendo has openly stated that the Wii U will only be able to support one tablet controller, but a new report says that the console should be able to support up to two. Apparently, there are (or perhaps were) technical limitations preventing multiple tablets to be used, but Nintendo is nearing a solution... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Demonstrates Third-Party Support For Wii U

    Nintendo showed a video at its E3 2011 press conference highlighting several high-profile third-party franchises appearing on its just-announced Wii U console. "This is already more third-party support than the Wii had in like six years," chuckled GI's Dan Ryckert at the news. I tend to... More
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