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November2016

  • News Nintendo Confirms Wii U Production Is Coming To A Close

    UPDATE: Nintendo of America issues statement

    Update: Nintendo of America has issued the following statement: As recently posted by Nintendo on the Wii U website in Japan, Wii U production will end in the near future for the Japanese domestic market. We have nothing to announce in terms of exact timing. We can confirm that as of today, all Wii U...

  • News Looks Like Nintendo Has A Sense Of Humour About The Wii U's Failure

    "Great artists aren’t always appreciated in their own time”

    Nintendo is used to success - it is responsible for some of the most popular video game franchises of all time, and has produced consoles and handhelds which have sold millions upon millions of units. However, like any firm with a history that stretches back more than 100 years, it...

  • Soapbox Captain Falcon, We Have A Problem With F-Zero X on Wii U

    Controls are off course on Virtual Console (Updated)

    Update: We've been asked quite a few times if this issue is the same on the Wii version of the game. As a test I've just used the exact same Wiimote + Classic Controller on both the Wii U and Wii Virtual Console versions available. The Wii version does not appear to have the same issue and the...

  • Random Raspberry Pi Hack Takes The Wii U GamePad One Step Closer To Switch

    Build it and they will come

    Nintendo Switch comes out next year, and is already shaping up to be quite an impressive concept - a stand-alone gaming system which not only connects to your TV but can also be taken on the road. Thing is, some people don't like to wait and hacker banjokazooie has taken it upon himself to create the next best thing - a...

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    Review Just Dance 2017

    Another year, another Just Dance game

    It seems like it was only yesterday that this writer was reviewing Just Dance 2016 – last year's entry in Ubisoft's mammoth dancing franchise. Most people will be at least somewhat familiar with the concept; seeing friends and family dancing along to a variety of songs with wavering levels of success. By that...

  • News Nintendo Insists That Wii U Production Will Continue Beyond This Week

    "There is no change to our continuing [Wii U] production"

    Yesterday we - like a great many other gaming sites - reported on a rumour which claimed that Wii U production was stopping this Friday. However, Japanese site IT Media has been in touch with a spokesperson from Nintendo who has said the reports are "not true" and that the console will...

  • Weirdness Mario Kart 8 Contains Hidden Swearing

    But you'll have to do a lot of digging to find it

    Modern computers allow gamers to dig into video game data files to their heart's content, and this often throws up some interesting discoveries which perhaps should have remained hidden. That certainly seems to have been the case with this latest Mario Kart 8 find. YouTube user Harm - who perhaps...

  • Rumour Last Wii U Consoles Roll Off The Production Line This Week

    The end of an era?

    Nintendo launches its new Switch console in March next year, and while the advent of new hardware is always a time of excitement, it invariably means that existing machines are put out to pasture. With popular platforms there's quite a bit of overlap between the generations, but in other cases the changeover is quite abrupt - it...

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