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News: Shigeru Miyamoto Makes His Miiverse Debut

Shigeru Miyamoto Makes His Miiverse Debut

Nintendo legend declares 2013 'The Year of Luigi'

Satoru Iwata took to Miiverse for the very first time earlier on to reconfirm that the update Wii U users will receive in April will reduce the time it takes to launch and exit software. Not to be outdone, Shigeru Miyamoto has now made his Miiverse debut by submitting a post to celebrate the Year of...

News: Access Miiverse On Your Smartphone And PC By The End Of May

Access Miiverse On Your Smartphone And PC By The End Of May

Keep up to date on the go

During a talk at the Game Developers Conference today, Miiverse producer Kiyoshi Mizuki said Nintendo's popular social network application would be accessible on smartphones and PCs between April and May. A 3DS version is currently in development and will arrive sometime in the future, though a release date is unknown at...

News: Nintendo Launches Year Of Luigi Miiverse Communities

Nintendo Launches Year Of Luigi Miiverse Communities

Step forward, Luigi

To continue promoting the Year of Luigi this year, Nintendo has launched not only one, but three communities to support the brother-in-green on Miiverse. Wii U users can discuss Luigi or post doodles in his honour through the official Year of Luigi community, a dedicated discussion thread for upcoming 3DS title Luigi’s...

News: Filtering Miiverse Content Is Easier With A New Update

Filtering Miiverse Content Is Easier With A New Update

Cut out the unwanted posts

Nintendo has been busy behind the scenes updating Miiverse, including changes to make filtering content that little bit easier. A verified member of staff, Marty, appeared on the platform today to inform us of the new update. You can now filter for 'Player Posts' in each gaming community. If you touch the option at the...

News: Zelda Miiverse Community Launches Today For Wii U

Zelda Miiverse Community Launches Today For Wii U

Finally, for all us fanboys and fangirls

It's been announced during today's Nintendo Direct presentations that a special Legend of Zelda Miiverse community will be launching today for the Wii U. While we still have some time before The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD and the Wii U Legend of Zelda games release, fans of the series will be able to...

News: Miiverse Friend Requests Restricted For Gamers Aged 12 And Under

Miiverse Friend Requests Restricted For Gamers Aged 12 And Under

Nintendo doing its best to protect younger users

On Miiverse, Nintendo gamers can interact with one another and send friend requests to those they want to stay connected to - even if they do not actually know them. Nintendo has recently made a small announcement regarding the service, saying it will be restricting younger gamers from sending or...

News: Take a Pikmin's Eye View with Pikmin 3's Camera Mode

Take a Pikmin's Eye View with Pikmin 3's Camera Mode

Shutterbug

Just what does life look like from a Pikmin's perspective? You're not going to have to wait long to find out — Pikmin 3 will include a camera mode to let you get right down to sub-ankle height and see the world in a whole new way. We still don't have a solid release date for the third Pikmin game, but a new function of the strategy...

News: Wii Fit U Gets Social With User Created Miiverse Communities

Wii Fit U Gets Social With User Created Miiverse Communities

Get fit together

If you have over-indulged during the festive period and made a New Year’s resolution to get in shape, you will no doubt appreciate any encouragement you receive from friends and family to stay on track. During today’s Nintendo Direct it was announced that the upcoming Wii Fit U will let players create their own user communities...

Feature: Taking Off to the Miiverse

Taking Off to the Miiverse

Remember everyone, it's all about empathy

Apart from those living in Japan, many Nintendo gamers will have now spent some time with Wii U, Nintendo's new home console and foray into a variety of bold new directions. A great deal of focus, unsurprisingly, is given to the company's first dalliance with HD visuals, and more prominently the various...

News: Miiverse Hacked By Mistake, Possible Metal Gear And Yoshi Wii U Games Unearthed

Miiverse Hacked By Mistake, Possible Metal Gear And Yoshi Wii U Games Unearthed

UPDATED: It was only a "mock up" area, says Nintendo

EDIT: As many of you have pointed out, since the publication of this article Nintendo has revealed to GamesIndustry International that the menu accessed by the 'hacker' was in fact a mocked-up test menu and was not linked to the main Miiverse system. Nintendo's official line is as follows: It...

News: Nintendo Talks Miiverse, Nintendo Network, And Internet Browser

Nintendo Talks Miiverse, Nintendo Network, And Internet Browser

NoA's Bill Trinen dishes on the Wii U's online functionalities

Last week, Nintendo of Japan hosted a Nintendo Direct, which focused on Miiverse and a variety of online features for Wii U. While Nintendo of America has yet to host its own streamed broadcast on the subject, it's released a new video that showcases Miiverse, Nintendo Network, and the...

News: Satoru Iwata Would Like Miiverse to Become a "Game Diary"

Satoru Iwata Would Like Miiverse to Become a "Game Diary"

Oh, and there's a cardboard GamePad

As more information continues to arrive in the final days before Wii U hits stores, additional Iwata Asks transcriptions are arriving in English to spread the word. One of the more recent additions features the Nintendo boss interviewing the developers behind Miiverse, a team with extensive experience in web...

News: Miiverse To Be Detailed In An Upcoming Nintendo Direct

Miiverse To Be Detailed In An Upcoming Nintendo Direct

"Sometime" before launch

Nintendo has been worryingly quiet on what the Wii U dashboard and online functionality might entail on its new console. One thing we do know is that it plans to have a "social network" style presence with Miiverse, a place where gamers can see what games one another is playing and help each other progress through particular...

News: Miiverse Won't Connect to Twitter or Facebook

Miiverse Won't Connect to Twitter or Facebook

Living in a box

Nintendo's Miiverse social network will start life on Wii U before eventually spreading to Nintendo 3DS and any other web-enabled device, but it won't interact with popular social networks like Twitter or Facebook. GamesIndustry.biz reports Miiverse will keep its focus on those already interested in video games. Nintendo of Europe's...

News: Reggie Fils-Aime Plays it Cool Over Wii U GamePad Battery

Reggie Fils-Aime Plays it Cool Over Wii U GamePad Battery

Does share good news on Miiverse moderation

As those who follow the company know, Nintendo doesn't enthusiastically reveal the detailed technical specifications of its consoles and handhelds, beyond basics. One issue on that front that came out of E3 was the Wii U GamePad's battery life — a feature that dominated the early days of 3DS — and in...