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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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Nintendo Officially Unveils Next Batch of Nintendo Select Titles

After Canadian retailer Video Games Plus let the cat out of the bag a few weeks ago, Nintendo has officially announced the twelve games which will be added to the Nintendo Selects series of games. The release date for these […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]