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Netflix support for Wii to end in 2019

With the YouTube app just being released this week for the Nintendo Switch also comes the news that Netflix service will be ending for the Nintendo Wii in 2019. As first reported on Reddit from a Netflix email, Wii will no longer be supported for Netflix. Unfortunately, Nintendo will suspend all video streaming services on Wii – including the Netflix Channel – after January 30th, 2019. The Netflix website no longer lists the Wii (or the Wii...

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Adding Wii Points to Wii Shop Channel ended today

As of today, it is no longer possible to add points to the Wii Shop Channel using either a credit card or Nintendo Points Card. Any points added before that date can be used to purchase content on the Wii Shop Channel until January 30, 2019. On January 30th, 2019, Nintendo will close the Wii Shop Channel, which has been available on Wii systems since December 2006. Now that customers have shifted to Nintendo eShop on Nintendo...

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Wii Points addition to be disabled March 26th

It was announced last fall that Nintendo will close the Wii Shop Channel as of January 30th, 2019. With that impending closure the functionality of adding Wii Points as of March. In preparation for the closure of the Wii Shop, Nintendo will remove the ability to add Wii Points with either a credit card or a Wii Points Card effective March 26, 2018 at 4:00pm ET. If you’d like to purchase Wii Points, you’ll need to do...

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Wii Shop Channel to close in January 2019

Nintendo announced on Friday that they are planning to shut down the Wii Shop Channel in just over a year. On January 30th, 2019, Nintendo will close the Wii Shop Channel, which has been available on Wii systems since December 2006. Now that customers have shifted to Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo plans to focus their efforts in those areas. It should be noted that content downloaded on the Wii Shop Channel can...

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YouTube service for Nintendo Wii has ended

As of June 28th, 2017 the YouTube app for the Nintendo Wii no longer functions. The termination of the app isn’t entirely unsurprising considering that the Wii is now two generations old, however with the massive saturation of the console in the marketplace it is somewhat disappointing. The end for support of the app comes as part of a larger initiative by YouTube to phase out its availability on older devices. The move is also likely partially...

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May 5th Nintendo Download

Pocket Card Jockey – 3, 2, 1 … GO! In this fast-paced mashup of solitaire and horse racing developed by GAME FREAK inc., you’ll jockey your way to victory by clearing cards to energize your horse. You can even level up your noble steed through strategic positioning on the track. Can you master solitaire and horseback racing at the same time?  

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April 28th Nintendo Download

Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge – Make Minis march like never before in this free download. To get started, simply tap any amiibo figure on the Wii U GamePad controller or a New Nintendo 3DS system. Or, tap select amiibo figures to guide one of 11 Minis across more than 50 levels, using their in-game Minis and their unique abilities, like Yoshi who can eat enemies, to reach the exit. But watch out! Mine carts, ghostly...

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Mario Super Sluggers Swings onto the Wii U Virtual Console

Nintendo hits it out of the park again with a baseball title hitting the Wii U eShop tomorrow. It’s not a new surprise game but the Virtual Console release of the 2008 Wii title Mario Super Sluggers. Rookies and veterans alike will be hittin’ it home in no time. Simply swing the Wii Remote controller like a bat, or use a pitching motion to test your strike power from the mound! Play ball with up to four...

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Donkey Kong and Slam Bowser Skylanders Get Individual Release

Today, Activision announced that two all-new standalone Nintendo SuperCharged Combo Packs for Skylanders Superchargers for the Nintendo Wii, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS. Last year, Activision joined up with Nintendo to release exclusive Skylanders for their latest game Superchargers. The team up brought Donkey Kong and Bowser to Skylanders Superchargers as guest stars. These special characters were previously only available with the starter pack of the Wii, Wii U, and 3DS games so if you didn’t want...

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Crunchyroll Now Available on Wii

Crunchyroll is now available on the Wii. Crunchyroll is the official destination for the largest lineup of current and classic Anime & Manga. Watch hit shows like Naruto Shippuden, One Piece, and Sword Art Online on all your favorite devices. Watch for free or become a Premium member to watch ad-free with exclusive access to simulcasts—your favorite shows available as soon as 1 hour after they air in Japan.

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October 15th Nintendo Download

Yoshi’s Woolly World – Set off with a friend* through a woolly world in this grand hand-crafted Yoshi adventure! Kamek, that mischievous magic maker, has turned the Yoshi clan into wool. Now it’s up to you to explore a sewing basket’s worth of clever stages and unravel their secrets to save your fellow Yoshis. Yoshi’s Woolly World will be available on Oct. 16. *Additional accessories required for multiplayer; sold separately. New Super Mario Bros. U + New...

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Club Nintendo Rewards – February 2014

The month of February brings four new downloadable game rewards for Club Nintendo members, including Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. The game is one of two Virtual Console titles that are available for the Nintendo Wii/Wii U, the other is classic Nintendo title Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream. The two other games for the Nintendo 3DS include Virtual Console title Donkey Kong Jr. and DSiWare title Art Style: PiCTOBiTS. All four titles are available until...

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CHARTED: Week Ending January 4, 2014

Previously I’ve been looking just at Nintendo’s titles in the top thirty to see where they stack, but this time I’m going to instead take a look at just the top ten games for both the USA and Japan. It’s amazing to see the differences in the top tens between the two territories. There is only one game from Nintendo systems in the top ten in the United States for the week ending January 5th, 2014, with...

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Plenty of Nintendo Systems and Games on Sale this Boxing Day

Nintendo of Canada has a lot of deals going on up north here with deals on the Wii U system, bundle, Wii Mini as well as a bunch of games. The deals include Canadian both online retailers as well as in store deals. Most of the deals started tonight with the online jump on Boxing Day but can also be found in store this Thursday morning. Take a look at the below list of deals and where...

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