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News: Travel Companion App ''Talking Phrasebook'' Making The Trip To 3DS

Travel Companion App ''Talking Phrasebook'' Making The Trip To 3DS

7 languages at your fingertips

Travelling can be a stressful business, and even more so when you've no idea how to speak the native language. Bumbling through a few variations of "omelette du fromage" just won't cut it any more, so the upcoming arrival of travel app Talking Phrasebook - 7 Languages gives hope to Nintendo fans from all over Europe...

News: Mario Kart 8 Smart Device Website or App on the Way

Mario Kart 8 Smart Device Website or App on the Way

To provide services such as ranking checks

Mario Kart 8 is already forging new ground on the Wii U, with Nintendo having confirmed not only the Mario Kart TV feature, but the ability to upload those highlights reels directly to YouTube from within the game. It also seems set to represent Nintendo's first move into producing an accompanying smart...

News: Nintendo UK Launches Mario Kart 7 Facebook App

Nintendo UK Launches Mario Kart 7 Facebook App

Event Races and Time Trials to take on

For a number of months Nintendo UK has been hosting regular Mario Kart 7 community races, but those that want to compete and meet other racers will now have a chance to do so in more detail with the new Facebook app that's been launched. As well as weekly races, the new app will allow for greater interaction...

News: LOVEFiLM Arrives on Wii, Wii U App Will Go Live "Soon"

LOVEFiLM Arrives on Wii, Wii U App Will Go Live "Soon"

Or you could use Wii mode on your Wii U

Wii may be fading into the shadows in the face of its HD successor, but today brings a new release to the little white box in the UK. It's the LOVEFiLM app, which will allow subscribers to stream TV shows and movies directly to their TV, assuming they have a suitable online connection. If you're a subscriber,...

News: Amazon Instant Video Goes Live on Wii U

Amazon Instant Video Goes Live on Wii U

Just tap the icon

Much like the arrival of Hulu Plus on Wii U, good things come to those who wait. Joining yesterday's addition to the TV streaming options on Nintendo's new system, and Netflix which was ready on day one, is Amazon Instant Video, live right now. If you're a subscriber to the service, simply tap on the tile visible on the home menu...