Nintendo pulling plug on Wii, DS online play

Nintendo nintendo-wifi-gonehas never been a leader in the online space — the efforts of the Wii and DS in this area were always fairly weak — but those who used the service certainly appreciated it.

Those days are coming to an end, though, as the company has announced plans to discontinue its Wi-Fi Connection service as part of the slow, ongoing sunsetting of both systems.

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Nintendo reveals online network plans

Nintendo might have a stable of terrific game franchises and groundbreaking systems, but when it comes to online gaming, the company is woefully behind.

It’s hoping to change that with its next-generation system, though, and started down that path by announcing a few details about the ‘Nintendo Network’ late last week

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