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Exploring The Miiverse During Its Final Hours

by Kyle Hilliard on Nov 08, 2017 at 11:38 AM

The Miiverse is – or perhaps more accurately, was – one of the Wii U's most fascinating oddities. The social network, which later made its way to 3DS, served as a place to post screenshots, make comments, and draw pictures about the games you were playing. It featured both talented, and unapologetically untalented artists, talking and drawing about Nintendo games, and sometimes it got really weird.

Back in August, Nintendo announced the service was shutting down, so we decided to sign in during its final hours and see what the community was up to before the service would go away forever. As a bonus, Jeff Cork, Jeff Marchiafava, Leo Vader, and I all submitted one final post to the Miiverse as a means to help us cope with its unavoidable annihilation.

The art seen above was submitted to the Art Academy Miiverse community by a user named Kewn.

For more discussion about the less-than-ideal fate of the Wii U (including more discussion about the Miiverse), head here to watch out Wii U-logy episode of the GI Show.