Wii - Timeline

Tuesday3rd Nov 2020

  • Guide Best Nintendo Wii Games

    As ranked by you

    Next year we'll be celebrating fifteen years since Nintendo changed the game with Wii, the little motion-controlled console which broke away from the competition and started a revolution. Its brilliantly compact design (the size of three DVD boxes, remember?) and approachable and accessible controller helped it open up gaming to a...

Monday2nd Nov 2020

  • Reminder Rate Your Favourite Wii Games

    Help us assemble the top 50 Wii games ever

    Reminder: This is a final call to rate your favourite Wii games before we publish the top 50 very soon. You'll still be able to rate the games and affect the ranking after the list goes live, of course, but there's nothing quite like the moment of anticipation, is there? We've added several games that were...

Wednesday28th Oct 2020

Monday26th Oct 2020

Friday9th Oct 2020

Wednesday23rd Sep 2020

Sunday20th Sep 2020

Friday28th Aug 2020

Saturday22nd Aug 2020

  • Random Astronomical Discovery In Super Mario Galaxy's Logo

    Get your telescope out

    This probably isn't the sort of Super Mario Galaxy article you were hoping or expecting to see around the time of the Nintendo mascot's 35th-anniversary celebrations but here we are...Twitter user and "starboy" CometMedal has been closely inspecting the 2007 Wii entry's logo. So what have they found? An edited image of the...

Monday3rd Aug 2020

Friday3rd Jul 2020

Friday26th Jun 2020

Wednesday17th Jun 2020

  • News Nintendo's Wii Is Still A Hit In Care Homes 13 Years Later

    Residents are "hooked"

    If you can believe it, it's now been around 13-and-a-half years since the Wii first burst into our living rooms, taking the world by storm thanks to its virtual takes on tennis, bowling and the like. If you were old enough at the time, you'll likely remember the stories that would circulate around the time of the console's...

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Wednesday10th Jun 2020

Monday8th Jun 2020

Wednesday27th May 2020

  • Random In Japan, You Can Buy A Nintendo Wii For 50 Cents

    And DS consoles are under a dollar

    The Wii and DS were phenomenally successful consoles, selling over 250 million units between them worldwide. That's great news when a system is 'alive' and still getting new games, but when it's a decade down the line, the software has dried up (well, almost dried up) and

Wednesday13th May 2020

Friday8th May 2020

Thursday7th May 2020

Monday4th May 2020

Sunday3rd May 2020

Wednesday8th Apr 2020

Monday6th Apr 2020

Wednesday25th Mar 2020

  • News Switch Has Now Surpassed Wii's Lifetime Sales In Japan

    But Wii's worldwide total remains on top

    The Nintendo Switch had a hugely successful week in Japan last week, shifting a massive 392,576 units according to Famitsu data. This places the console at an estimated 12.8 million sales over its relatively short lifetime, which means Nintendo's latest machine has just hit a new, significant milestone. As...

Tuesday28th Jan 2020

Monday27th Jan 2020

  • News Nintendo Will Stop Repairing Wii Consoles In Japan This March

    Farewell, old friend

    The Nintendo Wii is quite a machine – not only did it usher in a new era of motion-based gaming and turn millions of non-gamers into dedicated players (only for them to arguably drift away towards smart devices not long afterwards), it also sold a staggering 101.63 million units globally, making it Nintendo's most successful...

Sunday26th Jan 2020

Thursday23rd Jan 2020

Tuesday21st Jan 2020