Wii - Timeline

Tuesday20th May 2014

Monday19th May 2014

  • Reminder Nintendo's Wi-Fi Service on Wii and DS Closes on 20th May

    Get in those last online rounds

    An era ends on 20th May. Not a glittering golden era that will live on through the ages, but nevertheless a period of time that brought plenty of good times for Nintendo gamers. Nintendo is shutting down its Wi-Fi connection service on Wii and DS, primarily as a result of the closure of the GameSpy infrastructure that...

Saturday17th May 2014

  • News Wii U Reportedly Uses Less Energy to Run Than Wii and Rivals

    Natural Resources Defense Council highlights low energy use

    A report by the the Natural Resources Defense Council suggests that the Wii U annually consumes less energy than the Wii, as shown in the graph below: The graph, which is designed to show how much energy your console drains across the year, illustrates that the Wii U is more effective in...

Thursday15th May 2014

Wednesday14th May 2014

Monday12th May 2014

Wednesday7th May 2014

Tuesday29th Apr 2014

Saturday26th Apr 2014

Thursday24th Apr 2014

Tuesday15th Apr 2014

  • Play Mario Kart Wii With Nintendo Life on Twitch - Live!

    There will be blue shells

    Nintendo Life does Twitch! Hopefully without it crashing, breaking down and basically not working. We're going all modern and trendy — next up an annoying catchphrase to open every stream! Well, maybe not on the catchphrase. We are, however, planning to run regular live streams of various Nintendo games that'll include...

  • News Nintendo Announces a Charming New Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus

    Proud to be pink

    Many of us parted with good money last year when Nintendo released Mario and Luigi Wii Remote Plus controllers, with a simple colour scheme enough to get us a tad excited. The big N is aiming to tap into that instinct again with a new Princess Peach-themed Remote, with Nintendo of America confirming that it'll arrive in the region's...

Monday14th Apr 2014

Sunday13th Apr 2014

  • News Details Emerge of a Cancelled Nintendo-Exclusive Star Wars Game

    It was about Darth Maul though, so never mind

    Star Wars remains as one of the most powerful brands in the entertainment industry, progressing from reasonably humble origins in 1977 to a never-ending multi-billion dollar juggernaut. Its power is such that Disney bought Lucasfilm for $2.5 billion, with no doubt that it was actually interested in...

Wednesday9th Apr 2014

  • News Android Game Inspired by Muramasa Takes Some Heat

    Developer to change any troublesome parts before release

    It's true that video games often take inspiration from other games, leaving developers to occasionally answer tough questions over similar assets or design. Take for example the Flappy Bird fiasco that happened a few months back. The developer was attacked for having green pipes that bear a...

  • Feature How A Team Of Dedicated Fans Is Fixing Super Smash Bros. Brawl

    The inside story on Project M

    Super Smash Bros. Melee was a love letter from Nintendo to the company’s legion of fans — a fighting game packed to the brim with songs, stages, characters and art from the storied history of the Japanese game company. It’s an accomplishment quite unlike and unmatched by any other. Super Smash Bros. Brawl, the...

  • News Wii Classic Controllers No Longer Being Manufactured By Nintendo

    Both Pro & original models have stopped production

    Eagle-eyed Twitter user @kitroplious has spotted an interesting tidbit about Nintendo's Wii Classic Controller and Classic Controller Pro. The following message was discovered on Club Nintendo while the user attempted to order a Wii game using his reward credit: Perhaps this is an indication that...

  • Video Marvel Characters Making Their Way to Disney Infinity

    Interestingly referred to as "version 2.0"

    After Disney's acquisition of Marvel in 2009, it seemed fitting that speculation would crop up regarding the usage of the comic book giant's characters in the NFC-driven Disney Infinity. After all, that game's universe-merging crossover potential would only be better served by the appearances of...

Tuesday8th Apr 2014

Monday7th Apr 2014

Friday4th Apr 2014

Wednesday2nd Apr 2014

  • Video What Could The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword Look Like In HD?

    Flying High Definition

    We've already shown you what Super Mario Galaxy could look like in glorious HD, and now it's the turn of fellow Wii classic The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, the game voted for by you — our dear readers — as the next candidate for the comparison treatment. As before, we cannot stress enough that this is a hypothetica

Thursday27th Mar 2014

Tuesday18th Mar 2014

Monday17th Mar 2014

Friday14th Mar 2014

Tuesday11th Mar 2014