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3DS Updates Coming, including Miiverse

Posted on November 13, 2013 by Jason Nason

Nintendo will be updating the 3DS next month which will see a few new features added to the handheld.

One thing that many users have been clamouring for is the combination of eShop balances between the 3DS and Wii U. Right now when you add funds to your 3DS those funds are only available on the handheld. In the same respect funds added to your Wii U for eShop purchases and downloads are only usable on your Wii U. Once the update comes you will be able to use the same Nintendo Network ID for both systems which will allow the funds to be pooled between the two systems.

Users who have a Wii U already have the NNID. Connecting it to your 3DS will let those funds be used on your 3DS as well.

Another new feature being added to the 3DS is Miiverse, the community that is currently only available on the Wii U. With the previous announcment that Nintendo is going to be allowing remote Miiverse access from smartphones and computers this now allows those with only a 3DS to join in on the fun.

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Nintendo Purchases Through PC Coming This Year

Posted on August 1, 2013 by Jason Nason

Nintendo is planning to let users have more access to their Nintendo Network accounts … from somewhere other than their Nintendo device.

By the end of this year, Nintendo will be adding a new system that allows players to manage their Nintendo Network accounts through smartphones and PC. They’ll also be able to make their purchases there too. This is a part of Nintendo’s plans to further enforce their downloadable sales, while showing players what else there is in store for them.

The company has been struggling with sluggish financial results for some time now, and to climb their way back up, they look forward to expanding their digital business.

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Wii U: Assassin’s Creed III

Posted on November 24, 2012 by Jason Bassett

Being a fan of the franchise of Assassin’s Creed III, it was so hard to wait for the Wii U version. I finally got the time to play the game and beat it within a short time. It’s been a while (see: year) since we have seen what the Assassins were up to since Ezio’s stories ended. Well, after Juno took over Desmond and showed him the end of Ezio’s storyline, we have been waiting to see what the new guy, Connor, will be like.

It should be noted that this isn’t a review. It is merely feedback of Assassin’s Creed III on the Wii U. I will be discussing how the game plays using the Wii U GamePad and the Pro Controller. On that note, let’s talk about the Wii U version.Read More


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