Wii U Fast Boot, Smartphone Services and Character Licensing Coming to Salvage Nintendo's Future

Besieged Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata, who is currently being told how to run his business by millions of man-children on the internet, has come out with a plan of his own about how to save Wii U and Nintendo's future dreams. It includes a quicker boot option for Wii U, licensing out Nintendo characters and the fabled creation of content for other devices. Read More >>

Mamma Mia! Is a Nintendo Android Tablet the Last Piece of the Wii U / 3DS Triforce?

With its Wii U struggling to match the excitement around rival consoles the Xbox One and PS4, Nintendo may be readying a new piece of hardware to buoy its flailing fortunes. Yep, Nintendo may be about to join the Android tablet race. Read More >>

Nintendo Launches Online UK Store That No One Will Use

Nintendo has launched a new official website selling directly to the UK market in a bid to boost its sales moving towards the Christmas season, one in which it faces stiff competition from Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One. Read More >>

Don't Be a Schmuck By Missing Out on This "So Good They Named it Twice" NYC Deal Of The Day

Even though it predominantly smells of pollution and urine, New York is still the coolest place on Earth. They've got coffee houses where strangers talk to each other, they have gigantic buildings that make you vomit by just looking at them and they have cronuts. What more could you want? Read More >>

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How Gesture Control Actually Works

Gesture control sure is cool, even if it's still a little bit of a gimmick. But how the hell does it actually work? Read More >>

The Ultimate Combo Console -- PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U in One Box

Long-time hardware modder Ben Heck is finally yielding to public demand, creating a hybrid ultra-mega home console containing a PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U in the same box. And he's filming himself doing it. Read More >>

This Bluetooth Controller Is Fluent in Wii, Wii U, and Android

When you tire of all the fancy motion controls and just want to enjoy some classic button-mashing gameplay on your Wii or Wii U, consider this wireless controller — particularly if you're an Android gamer too. In addition to playing well with Nintendo's hardware, this gamepad also cozies up to your smartphone or tablet. Read More >>

The Wii Mini Will Run You £80 on March 22nd

It seems Nintendo's not exactly going for bargain basement with the new iteration of the aging Wii. The Wii Mini's UK street price is £80. Considering  you can pick up second hand, un-gimped Wiis for barely £50, I'm not sure why you'd ever buy this. [Amazon via Cnet] Read More >>

Is a £65 Wii Mini Worth It?

The Wii Mini will be available exclusively in Canada starting December 7 for 100 real Canadian dollars (65-quid). Yes, the most adorable product just for the most adorable country. Assuming someday it makes it to UK soil, would you buy it? Read More >>

Gorge Yourself on the Wii U's Naked Guts

What do you get when you add lots of curious bloggers, a hot new device without spec sheets, and a drawer full of power tools? Yeah, that's right, it's teardown o'clock -- time for you to spend a few minutes basking in the silicon glow of Nintendo's latest and greatest. Read More >>

Wii U Review: The Future Is in Good Hands

Nintendo isn't afraid of different. It has thrown more crazy stuff at the wall—and gotten more of it to stick—than anyone. The Wii U is Nintendo's opinion of what's next. Read More >>

A Wii Fit Balance Board Is Your Anti-Christmas-Flab-Device Deal of the Day

If you're going to stuff your face with food and booze over the festive period, you might want to think about losing some weight beforehand, so that you don’t spend the start of 2013 unable to leave your bed and washing yourself with a rag on a stick. Read More >>

EA Caught Disgracefully Rehashing and Reselling Last Year's FIFA for Wii

It's always been a bit of running joke to claim game publisher Electronic Arts flogs the same sports games to punters every year, changing the strips a bit and updating the player rotas to earn itself an easy £40. Only this year, that's exactly what it's done with the Wii version of FIFA 13. Read More >>

Looks Like The Wii U is Region-Locked, Much to the Dismay of Importers

Import lovers, prepare to be not impressed. Much like all previous disc-based Nintendo consoles, as well as the Nintendo 3DS, the upcoming Wii U will be region locked. Meaning no early American imports, no super-early Japanese imports, and unfortunately, all our hopes of playing wacky Japanese games are in the hands of publishers. Fingers crossed nothing major goes under the radar. [Eurogamer via Engadget] Read More >>

A Nintendo Wii Or DSi On-the-Cheap Is Your Mario-Extravaganza Deal of the Day

Nintendo are gearing their fun-providing arses up and are almost ready to release their new Wii U console, with its weird giant controller and everything. Read More >>

Nintendo Posts First Annual Loss -- £280m Down as Wii and DS Sales Fade

Nintendo's casual gaming based world domination seems to be coming to an end, in money-making terms at least, with the Japanese gaming giant reporting its first ever loss for the last financial year. Read More >>


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