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News: Reggie: Friend Codes Return on Wii U, But They're Better

Reggie: Friend Codes Return on Wii U, But They're Better

Pack away the bunting

It seems like just last week we were celebrating that Wii U won't have Friend Codes, but it seems our fireworks and streamers were a bit premature. Nintendo of America president and honorary purple Pikmin Reggie Fils-Aime has told Kotaku Wii U will have friend codes, but they'll be different. By the sounds of things, you'll be...

E3 2012: Ding Dong, Friend Codes are Dead on Wii U

Ding Dong, Friend Codes are Dead on Wii U

Happy day

Short but snappy: the dreaded friend codes are gone on Wii U. Shane Satterfield from GameTrailers.com received the good news this morning. Oh yeah, was confirmed to me today that friend codes are gone for Wii U. Wii U's Miiverse is now the central hub for meeting people and making friends on Wii U, and with online accounts we should...

News: Wii's Friend Code Woes

Wii's Friend Code Woes

Details emerge of Nintendo's approach to online games for Wii, like the DS but even worse.

From a recent preview posted on British Gaming Blog we learn that Mario Strikers Charged (Wii's first online game in the West) will adopt the painful friendcode system, not only this but each Mii will have their own friendcode. "You import your Mii in Strikers, and get a friend code per Mii. This way, you..