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Nintendo has announced that it is gradually discontinuing its eShop on Wii U and 3DS family of consoles. The storefront will effectively be defunct from March 2023, barring a few capabilities.
Nintendo will be ending support for the Netflix app on the Wii U and 3DS by June 30. New users are already unable to download the service from the eShop for both devices since December 31, 2020.
Nintendo has announced that it's bringing its Pikmin franchise to the Nintendo Switch with Pikmin 3 Deluxe, an enhanced version of the title released on the Wii U, including new content.
Vulkan has been added to Cemu with this new release version 1.16.0. The change is said to improve AMD Radeon and Intel graphics performance. The update also brings several other improvements.
A Twitter user, known as Dorothy, has been providing comedy for users on Twitter this month after getting her phone confiscated by her mother. She used unlikely devices afterward to continue tweeting.
Only Minecraft's Bedrock Engine-based platforms, the PC Java Edition, and the PlayStation 4 Edition will continue to receive new updates following the upcoming aquatic themed content drop.
Michael Pachter has now predicted that the latest console from Nintendo won't be as successful as the Wii which sold 100 million, even if the price drops "down the curb" during its lifetime.
Ubisoft has officially confirmed Just Dance 2018 for all major consoles - which also includes the Wii U and the Nintendo Switch. The title is slated for a release on October 26, 2017.
Nintendo sold 2.74 million Switch consoles in its first month, and expects sales to total at least 13 million by April 2018, potentially matching or exceeding the Wii U's total sales since 2012.
World to the West is the standalone follow-up to Rain Games' 2013 indie hit, Teslagrad. It arrives for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U on May 5, and is priced at $19.99 for the PC versions.
The Nintendo Switch tries to mix up TV console gaming and portable gaming into one device, but this time with full power in your hand and no need for Wi-Fi streaming, but can it hope to do it all?
Nintendo has announced plans to offer an Expansion Pass for its upcoming title, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The expansion will cost $19.99 and be available for the Switch and Wii U.
Nintendo will finally wash its hands of Wii U and move on to the Switch on March 3. But before it does, it will release one final title for the console, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch and Wii U in March. The company showed off the open-world 3D game in an intense new trailer today.
After denying claims last week that it was preparing to end Wii U production imminently, saying "there is no change to our continuing production", Nintendo now admits that production will "end soon".
For the second time this year, a report claimed this week that Nintendo is preparing to end production of its Wii U - but once again, the company has said that its slow-selling console will live on.
After outselling the PS4 in the UK by 1,500 units in September, Microsoft widened that gap to 25,000 units last month. 56% of the 99,496 consoles sold there in October were Xbox Ones.
Earlier this year, Nintendo insisted that production of its Wii U would continue "beyond the next fiscal year", well into 2017 - but it now appears that production of the console will end this week.
If you were hoping to play 3DS games on the Swtich, Nintendo has now officially dashed your hopes, announcing that the upcoming console will not offer backwards compatibility via physical media.
Nintendo has just published its latest financial report and it's bad news for the popular company. It posted a loss as sales of its Wii U and 3DS consoles crashed as compared to last year.
Ubisoft's CEO says he's seen Nintendo's upcoming NX console, which has largely been shrouded in mystery. He explained how the console is "great" and how it will bring back casual gamers.
Nintendo has transformed its booth at E3, offering an experience like no other. While there are your typical kiosks, the sheer effort of putting gamers into the world of Zelda is mesmerizing.
At its E3 briefing today, Sony has unveiled LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens which will be making its way to consoles this month. It will also finally allow players to fly the Millennium Falcon.
Nintendo has announced that it's partnering with Microsoft (!!) to launch a 'Super Mario Mash-Up Pack' for Minecraft - launching on May 18 on the Wii U - "in a match made in block-shaped heaven".
AMD confirmed three "design wins" at a recent investor call. The news suggests that we could see new gaming consoles this year which will use the AMD hardware, but AMD's CEO wouldn't give specifics.
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A report by a leading Japanese financial journal yesterday claimed that production of the Wii U is set to end this year, but Nintendo has since said that that "isn't an announcement from our company".
Nintendo launched the Wii U at the end of 2012, but sales have fallen far short of the company's expectations since then, and now a report claims that it will end production of the console this year.
Nintendo's president, Tatsumi Kimishima, explained to the world that the company is planning on substantially raising profits by focusing on mobile apps, and the new and original NX console.
Cemu, a Wii U emulator, is making progress with its latest update. Although perfect emulation is still in the far future, the latest alpha release is able to play advanced AAA titles.
Since the company bought the popular sandbox construction game, Microsoft has been on a warpath, bringing its prize to as many platforms as it can - on December 17, that will include the Wii U.
Nintendo has just announced during its press conference that the gaming giant is developing a brand new console, called Project NX. Details are still scarce but this is exciting for the company.
With the current trend of the PlayStation 4 outselling the Xbox One, an intelligence firm predicts that the PS4 will triumph over the Xbox One in sales by 40% in the year 2019.
With a profitable quarter, Nintendo looks quite eager to take on Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One and make a historical comeback; Reggie Fils-Aime explains why the company has a good chance.
Neowin's senior news editor for Europe, Andy Weir, is finally ready to buy a new-generation games console, but he can't quite decide between the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Which one should he buy?
The latest study reveals a strong preference among youths for tablets. The majority of next-generation tech users prefer to game on devices such as iPads and Galaxy's rather than handheld devices.
Sony has finally beaten out Nintendo in annual console sales for the first time in 8 years, selling 18.7 million units to Nintendo's 16.3 million. Does it mark a new era of gaming?
Nintendo has recently unveiled a new product line-up set to be compatibile with the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. The wireless technology hopes to provide seamless interaction within the gaming experience.
Nintendo announced that the Wii U console had 2.72 million shipments for its last fiscal year, which is below its previously reduced estimate of 2.8 million units of its latest game console.