Tag Archive: wii

Nintendo pulling plug on Wii, DS online play

Nintendo has 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… Continue reading

Georgia teen shot for holding Wii controller

The family of a 17-year-old Georgia student who was shot and killed by police last Friday is claiming their son had a Nintendo Wii remote in his hand — not a gun, as… Continue reading

Wii Mini coming to U.S. later this month

The Wii may be winding down its life cycle, but the Wii Mini is just getting started. Roughly a year after introducing the scaled-down version of the last generation console to Canada, Nintendo has announced plans to… Continue reading

Dismal Wii U sales continue to dog Nintendo

How bad are things for the Wii U? Between the end of March and the end of September this year, Nintendo sold just 460,000 units of the system, the company confirmed in their latest… Continue reading

The life of the Nintendo Wii – through the eyes of Satoru Iwata

Chris Morris takes a look back at his many conversations about the Wii with Nintendo’s leader No one had a better view of the development and evolution of the Wii than Satoru Iwata.… Continue reading

Nintendo officially shuts down Wii console production

After seven years and over 100 million units sold, Nintendo has said a quiet goodbye to the Wii. Nintendo Japan made the news official today with a short statement on the system’s product page that… Continue reading

Nintendo posts shockingly low worldwide Wii U sales

Nintendo’s Wii U woes are dire. As part of a quarterly earnings announcement Wednesday, Nintendo said that in the three-month period ending June 30, consumers worldwide bought just 160,000 units of its next-generation… Continue reading

Nintendo’s getting a little desperate in attempts to sell Wii U

The Wii U’s not living up to Nintendo’s sales expectations, and that’s causing the company to get a bit…creative…with its marketing plans. Taking a cue from the viral marketing that works so well… Continue reading

Wii U Sales Tanked in January, Should Investors Worry?

It’s much too early to dub Nintendo’s next-generation videogame system a failure, but it’s certainly off to a lousy start. The Wii U sold just 46,000 hardware units in January at brick and… 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