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News: Halting Wii U System Update May Brick the System

Halting Wii U System Update May Brick the System

Be careful, gamers

A number of you in North America likely have your shiny new Wii U setup, and you've probably installed the day one update that's required for access to features such as Miiverse and the eShop. According to reports out in the Twitter-sphere, however, you may also be one of a small minority that's inadvertently bricked your Wii U...

News: Colors! 3D Receiving Update Before The New Year

Colors! 3D Receiving Update Before The New Year

A new kind of social network

There have been a fair amount of artistic games released for 3DS since its arrival, and one of the more impressive applications around has been Colors! 3D. It's a tool which allows you to paint on five different layers to create a three dimensional painting that, with a bit of practice, can look good enough to hang on...

News: Wii Internet Channel Now Free!

Wii Internet Channel Now Free!

Nintendo backtrack on it's "Internet Channel" making the latest version free (again) and includes an updated version of Flash.

Nintendo has released a long-awaited update to the Internet Channel; best of all it's free again, just as it was when it was first released. To compensate those who may have purchased it a free NES game on the Virtual Console is being offered (apparently in October) which..

First Impressions: Japanese Nintendo Channel Update

Japanese Nintendo Channel Update

Along with the 4.1J Wii system update, Japanese Wii owners have also received an updated Nintendo Channel!

The Nintendo Channel has long been a mixed bag: it provides Nintendo with a gateway into player's play habits (though you'd have thought this would be possible from the basic system given that the Wii has built-in networking capability) and also provides players with game trailers, short..

News: Steel Penny Games Update

Steel Penny Games Update

Steel Penny Games developer Jason Hughes sets the record straight on what his development squad as been up to since the release of their Bruiser & Scratch WiiWare title.

We haven't heard much from Steel Penny Games lately since the release of their WiiWare puzzler Bruiser & Scratch so it was a bit surprising to see a post from their own Jason...

News: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Crystal Bearers site opens up

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Crystal Bearers site opens up

Not much there yet, but it’s still worth bookmarking!

The Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers website is finally up, and fans of the the series now have a new place to look for information on the highly anticipated Square Enix title. The site is still very new and upon entering you will be greeted a slight variation of Final Fantasy IV's prologue music. So far crystalbearers.com..

News: SD Card Game Launching + Arcade Games Available on VC Now!

SD Card Game Launching + Arcade Games Available on VC Now!

During Satoru Iwata's GDC keynote Nintendo was sneaky enough to release a Wii update for all regions - This features two long-wanted new things for your Wii!

First off, you can now finally do what Nintendo promised months ago. If you update your Wii now you will get a little blue icon of an SD card at the bottom of your Wii Menu - Clicking it lets...

News: Wii Menu Updated

Wii Menu Updated

A few small changes have been made to the menu and the shopping channel.

There has been a small update to the Wii menu system that Nintendo will have sent you a message about this morning, as long as your Wii is online. The changes are listed below: The time is now displayed on the menu in a big LCD style. The weather channel now shows the current weather conditions on it's channel icon. Today's..