Nintendo Wii News


Club Nintendo shutting its doors later this year

By Daniel Perez, Jan 20, 2015 6:35am PST

Nintendo of America has announced Club Nintendo will be no more later this year, so start cashing in your Coins!


"So good that they are finally ending it and thinking of something new globally. It was so ..."

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Nintendo Wii U offering digital Wii games starting today

By Daniel Perez, Jan 14, 2015 6:25am PST

No need to pile up your Wii games as Nintendo has announced digital versions of select games will be made available on the Wii U eShop.


"First time I've heard about this Punch-Out game! Super Punch-Out on the SNES was one of my ..."

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Skylanders hacker stopped by Activision cease & desist

By Steve Watts, Dec 29, 2011 6:00pm PST

A programmer who discovered some of the security protocols used in Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure has been given a cease & desist order from Activision.


"I've never played a game with Spyro, but this game makes me want to check it out."

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July NPD: NCAA Football 12 leads; overall retail sales down 26%

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 11, 2011 6:15pm PDT

The NPD Group releases its July 2011 numbers, which indicate a 26% drop in retail sales.


"Sega never really focused on making games. They became more of a publisher."

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Nintendo Downloads: Faxanadu

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 21, 2011 8:00am PST

It's been almost three months since the last fireplace simulator was released for WiiWare, so fire fans who've already completed that will be...


"It's publishers being too proud, thinking that their titles are worth more than $5 or $10 on a ..."

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Daily Filter: February 18, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Feb 18, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upco


Rock Band 3 DLC: Pat Benatar

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 18, 2011 11:30am PST

Six more Pat Benatar tunes comprise next week's Rock Band 3 DLC, joining previously released Benatar songs Hit Me With Your Best Shot and...


"and yet the powers that be can't figure out why these games and their residual income models are ..."

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Daily Filter: February 17, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Feb 17, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upco


"Haha, Dudebro screenshots. Best game name ever. Hell, best game name origin story ever."

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Three Need for Speed Hot Pursuit DLC Packs Incoming

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 17, 2011 7:00am PST

A trio of Need for Speed Hot Pursuit downloadable content packs will add new modes and cars to Criterion's racer over the coming weeks, publisher EA announced today. The first pack, 'Arm


"Pretty much. I have no desire to buy another version just to play the DLC. Fuck, I love ..."

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Daily Filter: February 16, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Feb 16, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games


""Post Apocalyptic Mayhem" ... does your METAL seem to TWIST?!"

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PlayStation Plus Subscribers Getting Free Genesis Classics

By Steve Watts, Feb 16, 2011 11:00am PST

Sony seems to be ramping up its free goodies for PlayStation Plus in the past few weeks. Not only did it make the new Double Fine game Stacking...


"this is awesome. Definetly gonna get sonic, goldenaxe and altered beast. I laugh at people that ..."

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Shack PSA: Super Mario All-Stars Final Shipment Due in March

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 16, 2011 6:00am PST

If you're still on the fence about the limited edition Super Mario All-Stars collection for Wii, you had best make your mind up sharpish as...


"Now that my Snes is broken, I keep trying to get my cart in.......the.....Wii........!!! It ..."

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DJ Hero 2 Gets "Pendulum Mix Pack"

By Steve Watts, Feb 15, 2011 1:30pm PST

DJ Hero 2 downloadable content may be living on borrowed time, but FreeStyleGames is forging ahead with its last few pieces. Today the company...


"i wonder if the even listened to the album or just said we'll take the first 3 tracks thanks, i ..."

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Daily Filter: February 14, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Feb 14, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


"It looks cool, but *facepalm* at an FPS being played with a gamepad. It looks like the player ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Chick Chick Boom and Chronos Twins DX Demos, Treasure Hunter X

By Xav de Matos, Feb 14, 2011 10:30am PST

This week's WiiWare and DSiWare releases feature a pair of demos and a few adorable titles. Lovable names like Panda Craze, Chick Chick Boom, and...


"Dude, the fuck? This isn't NintenDownload Xpress! I'm out of here!"

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