Wii U - Timeline

Sunday25th Jul 2021

Tuesday20th Jul 2021

Friday2nd Jul 2021

Thursday24th Jun 2021

Tuesday8th Jun 2021

Sunday6th Jun 2021

Wednesday2nd Jun 2021

  • Random Who Needs A Switch Pro When There's The Wii U Pro?

    Wave storage issues goodbye!

    Bored of 'Switch Pro' rumours? Well, feast your eyes on this custom-made, beefed-up Wii U that could put any official hardware revision to shame. Maybe. Yes, Reddit user orlandots has shared a custom modification project that has transformed a Wii U into a, well, slightly better Wii U. This new beast includes a built-

Monday17th May 2021

  • Random Did You Know The Wii U Can Burn eShop Games To Discs?

    Not any old disc, mind you

    Just like the Switch, Nintendo's Wii U only shipped with 32GB of internal storage – or even less than that if you picked up the 8GB white model. If you're the type to buy games digitally, or if you had a pretty beefy collection of Wii U eShop games, you probably had to make use of some form of external storage to keep...

Friday23rd Apr 2021

Sunday18th Apr 2021

Saturday27th Mar 2021

Tuesday16th Mar 2021

Wednesday10th Mar 2021

Tuesday2nd Mar 2021

  • News Wii U Receives Its First System Firmware Update Since 2018

    You can probably guess what's been improved

    Well, here we are in 2021 - production of the 3DS has been discontinued and the focus is now entirely on the Switch, which is almost four years old. Despite everything happening with Nintendo's hybrid platform, it seems the video game giant has still got enough time in its busy schedule to update older...

Tuesday2nd Feb 2021

Saturday30th Jan 2021

Thursday28th Jan 2021

Wednesday13th Jan 2021

Wednesday6th Jan 2021

  • News LEGO City: Undercover Games Removed From Wii U And 3DS eShops

    In what's becoming a worryingly common trend

    Just days after it was discovered that a number of DSiWare games had vanished from the eShop, and following the confirmation that Netflix will soon be discontinued across Wii U and 3DS, it's now come to our attention that two LEGO City: Undercover games have also been entirely removed from Nintendo's...

  • News Netflix Is Winding Down Its Services On Wii U And 3DS

    Will be discontinued as of 30th June

    Nintendo has now removed Netflix's video application designed for the Wii U and 3DS from both eShops. As of 31st December 2020, it can no longer be downloaded by new users. It is, however, still possible for existing users to re-download the applications at this point in time. The service for Wii U and 3DS will...

Wednesday30th Dec 2020

Monday28th Dec 2020

Thursday24th Dec 2020

  • News The Wii U's Getting A New Game Today, Just In Time For Christmas

    Although it's not exactly 'new'

    Loading up the Wii U eShop doesn't tend to result in many new games or exciting updates these days, but thanks to a release arriving on the system's digital shelves today, owners of Nintendo's discontinued system can finally get stuck into something new. Well, we say new, but the game in question is Commander Keen in...

Wednesday23rd Dec 2020

  • Video Are People Still Playing Wii U Games Online? Let's Find Out

    Can you still get games on Smash, Splatoon and more?

    It's December 2020, almost four whole years since the Wii U was discontinued due to poor global sales and the incoming Nintendo Switch, but we have one burning question on our minds: are people still playing this thing online? Yes, our newest lovely YouTube star Jon has taken the Wii U and its...

Sunday20th Dec 2020

Monday14th Dec 2020

Thursday3rd Dec 2020

Wednesday25th Nov 2020

Wednesday18th Nov 2020

  • News The Wii U First Launched Eight Years Ago Today

    Oh you poor, poor thing

    Eight years ago today on the 18th November 2012, Nintendo's Wii U hit the market in North America. Coming off the back of the Wii, Nintendo's most successful home console of all time, hopes were no doubt high for this latest system, but we all know how the story goes from there. With its blocky GamePad controller and HD...