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News: Nintendo Is Sorry That The Wii U's TVii Service Hasn't Launched In The UK Yet

Nintendo Is Sorry That The Wii U's TVii Service Hasn't Launched In The UK Yet

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While Wii U owners in North America and Japan have been enjoying Nintendo TVii for the best part of a year, it still hasn't launched anywhere else in the world as yet. The internet television and on-demand entertainment service was due to launch in Europe in 2013, but that obviously didn't happen — and Nintendo UK has publicly...

News: Wii U TVii App Now Allows You to Doodle on "Your Fave Live TV Moments"

Wii U TVii App Now Allows You to Doodle on "Your Fave Live TV Moments"

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The Wii U is increasingly becoming home to some excellent games, with more on the way, but it does have other tricks up its sleeve. Miiverse is the most commonly used, perhaps, while thoroughly decent web browser and video chat functionality shouldn't be overlooked. If you're in North America there's also TVii, the app that provides an...

News: Netflix Now Available on TVii

Netflix Now Available on TVii

Still no sign of TiVO

TVii was seen as an important selling point for the Wii U in North America at launch. Unfortunately, however, it was delayed by a month and when it was released it only featured Amazon Instant Video and Hulu Plus - services such as TiVO and Google Maps were nowhere to be seen. TiVO is set for an early 2013 release but it...

News: First Ever 'Reggie Asks' Delves Into TVii

First Ever 'Reggie Asks' Delves Into TVii

Channel surfing, TV Tags, Miiverse integration and more

President of Nintendo Satoru Iwata has been running the highly informative and occasionally hilarious (laughs) Iwata Asks interview series for a while now, and so far he's been the only one conducting the interviews. That all changed today as President of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aime...

News: Reggie Fils-Aime To Host 'Reggie Asks' Interview About Nintendo TVii Today

Reggie Fils-Aime To Host 'Reggie Asks' Interview About Nintendo TVii Today

Application launching today in North America

Nintendo of America announced via Twitter yesterday that it will be posting a very special 'Reggie Asks' interview focusing on the Nintendo TVii application launching for Wii U today, 20th December, across the US and Canada. Reggie will hopefully provide some new details on the service, with the Nintendo...

News: Wii U TVii App Goes Live in North America on 20th December

Wii U TVii App Goes Live in North America on 20th December

Twitter and Facebook integration included

TVii, the app that was introduced with much fanfare at Nintendo of America's Wii U launch reveal earlier in the year, will go live on the system from 20th December. It meets Nintendo's promise that the service would arrive stateside during the course of December, though a couple of supported features will...

News: TVii and Hulu Part of Day One Wii U Update in Japan

TVii and Hulu Part of Day One Wii U Update in Japan

NA and Europe apps on the way?

In today's Japanese Nintendo Direct, Satoru Iwata focused on the company's homeland launch details for Wii U, with the system arriving on 8th December. One announcement that did catch the eye was confirmation that TVii will be part of the day one update, along with the slightly less surprising confirmation of a Hulu...

News: TVii Application Will Be Available In Japan At Launch

TVii Application Will Be Available In Japan At Launch

But not all of its features will be free

Nintendo has revealed that TVii - the application that allows users to merge all of their video streaming packages together and change TV channels - will be available in selected European regions at some point in 2013. It looked as though Japan was being left in the lurch but this is not the case as the Land...

News: Nintendo TVii Service Coming To Europe In "Selected Regions"

Nintendo TVii Service Coming To Europe In "Selected Regions"

Will be available sometime in 2013

Nintendo's Wii U launched in North America recently without the TVii application that allows users to merge all of their video streaming packages together into one comfortable little hub. The app will be made available in December, however, once Nintendo has given it one final polish. It seems North Americans...

News: Nintendo Considering Wii U TVii For Europe and Japan

Nintendo Considering Wii U TVii For Europe and Japan

Details possible "in the not-so-distant future"

While Nintendo of America's Wii U release date reveal featured a substantial section outlining TVii, the app that promises to give intuitive extra functionality to existing TV services, the equivalent European and Japanese Nintendo Direct broadcasts focused almost exclusively on games. The simple...