Wii U News


Nintendo Switch Library Triples Size Of Wii U Library In Same Time Span

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 06, 2018 3:45pm PST

Switch games have been garnering higher praise from critics and fans, too.


Wii U Platformer Typoman To Release For Nintendo Switch

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 01, 2018 1:10pm PST

Spell words to solve puzzles when Typoman hits the Nintendo Switch later this month.


The Switch Is About To Top Japanese Wii U Sales Record

By Kevin Tucker, Dec 20, 2017 2:40pm PST

Nintendo's hybrid console is poised to overtake the Japanese Wii U sales number in the coming weeks.


"Problem is that they all use a second screen in some capacity. I think an ALBW sequel is more ..."

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Club Nintendo Offers Free Indie Games to Members

By Jason Venter, Sep 27, 2017 2:59pm PDT

The promotion includes two 3DS and two Wii U titles from indie developers, yours to own if you have gold points to spare.


"Would really like them to start offering Switch games/discounts."

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Nintendo Miiverse Closes This November

By Jason Venter, Aug 29, 2017 12:35pm PDT

Nintendo’s proprietary version of social media will disappear from the Internet forever, but you have a chance to save fond memories to your hard drive ahead of that.


"I'd weep, but that would only further strengthen Reggie. What with him feasting on the tears of ..."

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Platinum Games Teases The Wonderful 101 on Nintendo Switch

By Asif Khan, Jul 05, 2017 9:20pm PDT

It could be a port of the Wii U game by Platinum Games, or it could be a brand new game set in the Wonderful 101 universe. Only time will tell.


"Of course it'd have been nice if it cost less for prior owners. The value add of those ..."

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President Kimishima Talks About Nintendo's Cash Position at Annual Shareholders Meeting

By Asif Khan, Jun 29, 2017 10:45am PDT

Many shareholders brought up the cash hoard on Nintendo's balance sheet at the 77th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, and Kimishima-san replied with some revealing answers. 


"There is a certain kind of "tourism", the same old dudes with a similar portfolio showing up to ..."

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild's DLC Detailed, Language Patch Available Today

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2017 7:45pm PDT

Did you miss Tingle? Nintendo is quite sure that you need more Tingle in your life.


"That one was quite a pain but still worth it because it's Zelda and I'm obsessed"

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Apparently Nerfs Fire-Hopping

By John Keefer, Apr 20, 2017 12:40pm PDT

The speed boost technique appears to be less effective in MK8 DX than it was in the original.


A Link to the Past was released 25 years ago today on the SNES

By Raqib Huq, Apr 13, 2017 8:15pm PDT

Today we are revisiting history with a look at The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.


"I never beat that, only played the first few hours. I really wish there was a way to play it on ..."

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Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Runs in 4K on PC

By John Keefer, Apr 04, 2017 9:30am PDT

Thanks to Wii U emulator CemU, it looks great. But Nintendo may not like it one bit.


"And the jews, they definitely had it coming with not being of aryan descent. From emulation, ..."

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Bloodstained Wii U Version Canned; Coming to Switch Instead

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2017 8:10am PDT

Is Nintendo finding infant Switch more viable than the veteran Wii U? 


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Already Running on PC (Sort Of)

By John Keefer, Mar 07, 2017 1:20pm PST

The CEMU emulator team has the Wii U version running at about 15FPS.


"I want it to work well on an emulator so someone can make a sick tool-assisted speedrun of it. I ..."

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How Breath of the Wild Challenged Conventions in Zelda Games

By David Craddock, Mar 03, 2017 5:45am PST

Three senior developers share experiments and design goals that went into rethinking Zelda.


"And what if Link froze a rock with his Stasis Rune, smacked in a time or nine with his sword,"

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Pre-Review Impressions

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 24, 2017 6:00am PST

We've spent the week with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Nintendo Switch. Find out our impressions in this hands-on preview.


"Not unless it's sitting on a rack with 500 copies at IKEA it seems"

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