Tag Archive: wii u

Primed for a Wii-peat

The Wii U didn’t exactly light the world on fire when it made its grand debut at 2011’s E3 gaming expo. A year later, it still didn’t have the gaming faithful quivering in… Continue reading

New Mario, Zelda games coming to Wii U in 2013

The Wii U has taken some heat from critics post-launch. The system is slow, they say. There haven’t been any new games. Where’s Zelda? Nintendo met those accusations head-on Wednesday in the company’s… Continue reading

Big games slip out of Wii U’s launch window

Some of the biggest titles in the Wii U’s initial lineup have met with some big delays. Nintendo today announced the delays of Game & Wario, The Wonderful 101 and Wii Fit U… Continue reading

Hunting for big game: Consoles evolve into streaming platforms

The transition of videogame consoles into something more than just game machines started in 2000. Sony, in one of its most prescient moves, included a DVD player in the PlayStation 2 — at… Continue reading

Nintendo president apologizes for gigantic Wii U update

Nintendo’s global president is apologizing to gamers for the hefty, mandatory system update they’re forced to endure upon setting up their Wii U. In a wide-ranging interview with IGN, Satoru Iwata said he regretted… Continue reading

Holiday Gaming 2012: Awesome Extras

Shopping for the gamer on your list should be the easiest part of your holiday gift gathering. Buy a good game and, bam! You’re finished, right? Not necessarily. Gamers have the annoying habit… Continue reading

America’s Radio News Network – Nov. 27, 2012

Every Thursday, I join Chris Salcedo and Rick Roberts on the mid-day edition of America’s Radio News Network to discuss trends and news in the technology and video game space. This week’s topics… Continue reading

Nintendo shrinks the Wii for Canadian gamers

Just over a week after Nintendo rolled out its new Wii U console, the video game company is introducing another one. U.S. shoppers, however, won’t be able to get their hands on it… Continue reading

Nintendo Sells 400,000 Wii U Units in First Week

Nintendo’s next generation console system is selling fast in the U.S., but it’s still falling a bit short of the pace set by its predecessor. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime says the… Continue reading

Nintendo Hits a Few Hurdles in Wii U Launch

System launches from Nintendo tend to be smooth running affairs, but the ambitious nature of the Wii U has presented a few stumbling blocks for the company. Within hours of the next generation… Continue reading