Tag: Nintendo Channel

  • News Nintendo Channel Gets An Update in North America

    Easier to navigate and prettier to boot

    Nintendo has rolled out the update that hit the Japanese Nintendo Channel a little while ago to North America today. The channel now includes a much-improved navigation system, the option to stream "high-quality" video, reworked game recommendation setup, a better statistics presentation and a whole...

  • First Impressions 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 What Wii Owners Play

    Handy-dandy chart action shows where we sink our time

    Stephen Totilo, formerly of MTV Multiplayer and now over at Kotaku, is a very busy man. He writes a lot. He co-created "Hogan Knows Best." And now, he's tracking our Wii-playing stats. Since last September, he's been dutifully snagging the Nintendo Channel play statistics and putting them into convenient chart form to show just how..

  • News Game Center CX Looks at the Virtual Console

    Is Arino up to the challenge?

    If you don't already know what Game Center CX is well, I'll tell you: a Japanese T.V. show which started out being about Japanese arcades and retro games, with a "challenge" featuring Shinya Arino, a Japanese comedian with meagre gaming skills. The series has had its own DS game (released in the west as Retro Game Challenge) and a sequel has just been..