Nintendo permanently suspends all video streaming services on Wii including Netflix on January 31, 2019

Nintendo is permanently suspending all video streaming services on the Wii console, including Netflix, on January 31, 2019. The official statement from Netflix is as follows: Unfortunately, Nintendo will suspend all video streaming services on Wii—including the Netflix Channel—after January 31, 2019. We hope you’ll soon enjoy an even better Netflix experience with additional features … Continue reading Nintendo permanently suspends all video streaming services on Wii including Netflix on January 31, 2019

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First official Wii Remote revealed for Nintendo GameCube

A Japanese auction website recently revealed an ultra-rare version of Nintendo's Wii remote - one that was designed for Nintendo GameCube. The remote controller, which sold at Yahoo Auctions for 74,000 yen (approximately $663 USD), sports a button layout and shape similar to the final design of the iconic Wii Remote. It even includes a … Continue reading First official Wii Remote revealed for Nintendo GameCube

Nintendo shares reminder: Wii Shop Channel closes for good on January 30, 2019

The Wii Shop Channel is closing for good in 2019 and users are no longer able to add points to the digital store. As of March 26, 2018, it is no longer possible to add points to the Wii Shop Channel using either a credit card or Nintendo Points Card. Any points added before that date can be used to purchase content … Continue reading Nintendo shares reminder: Wii Shop Channel closes for good on January 30, 2019

Video: Functioning Wii console built into tiny Altoids tin, dubbed KillMii

Shank, a hardware modder and hardcore Nintendo fan, has managed to cram a fully-functional Wii into a tiny Altoids tin. Dubbed KillMii, the final product is apparently actual Wii hardware as the result of a project that began in April 2017. Despite being portable, the device is said to have a measly 10-minute battery life. … Continue reading Video: Functioning Wii console built into tiny Altoids tin, dubbed KillMii

KillMii: Functioning Wii built into tiny Altoids tin

Shank, a hardware modder and hardcore Nintendo fan, has managed to cram a fully-functional Wii into a tiny Altoids tin. Dubbed KillMii, the final product is apparently actual Wii hardware as the result of a project that began in April 2017. Despite being portable, the device is said to have a measly 10-minute battery life. … Continue reading KillMii: Functioning Wii built into tiny Altoids tin

Video: Did You Know Gaming explores Super Smash Bros. secrets from N64 to Nintendo Switch

The folks at Did You Know Gaming have put together another video focusing on the Super Smash Bros. franchise. You can check it out below, followed by the official description: Super Smash Bros Secrets - Did You Know Gaming? Feat. Dazz In this video, Did You Know Gaming shows some secrets and Easter eggs from the Super Smash … Continue reading Video: Did You Know Gaming explores Super Smash Bros. secrets from N64 to Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch about to surpass 3DS in number of available games

The Nintendo Switch console is about to surpass Nintendo 3DS in terms of number of available games in North America. This is extremely impressive considering the Switch has been out for a little more than a year and 3DS more than seven years. The Switch is less than 200 titles away from surpassing 3DS. It … Continue reading Nintendo Switch about to surpass 3DS in number of available games

Nintendo sells more than 700 million hardware units worldwide

According to Nintendo’s latest financial report, the company has managed to achieve a total of 727.65 million units in total hardware sales. A breakdown for what lead up to this impressive milestone is as follows: Nintendo Home Console Sales (all numbers in millions) NES — 61.91 SNES — 49.10 N64 — 32.93 GameCube — 21.74 … Continue reading Nintendo sells more than 700 million hardware units worldwide

Nintendo applies for new GameCube controller and Super Smash Bros. Brawl trademarks

Nintendo Co., Ltd. has applied for two new Nintendo GameCube controller trademarks in Japan (both using the images pictured above) for a number of purposes including game controller and home video game machine. To view pictures of the actual applications, click here. Nintendo has also applied for a video game-related trademark in Japan for the … Continue reading Nintendo applies for new GameCube controller and Super Smash Bros. Brawl trademarks

Wii Shop Channel refunds available from February 2019, can be exchanged for Nintendo eShop credit in Japan

The Wii Shop Channel is officially closing for good in 2019 and users are no longer able to add points to the digital store. As of March 26, 2018, it is no longer possible to add points to the Wii Shop Channel using either a credit card or Nintendo Points Card. Any points added before that date can be used to … Continue reading Wii Shop Channel refunds available from February 2019, can be exchanged for Nintendo eShop credit in Japan