If you own a Wii U, you probably noticed the somewhat lengthy load time that takes place when returning to the Wii U menu. Nintendo aims to fix that with a pair of firmware updates, the first of which is set to arrive in April. Check out a time comparison clip that shows some before and after loading after the jump.
T. M. R. aka Nishikawa Takanori tried Nintendo's Wii U Karaoke for the latest commercial and sung a hit song by visual kei "band" Golden Bomber called "Memeshikute". T.M.R's singing is always very notable, but what he is wearing is also very notable in my opinion. Click for the video link and the photos!
Paperman, Disney’s animated short about finding love with the help of a handful of paper airplanes, takes the Oscar for Best Short Film (Animated), but Bowser takes the award for having Wreck-It-Ralph’s back. Check it out after the jump.
Luigi has famously found himself on the sidelines for as long as anyone can remember. Even when he got his own game he was stuck vacuuming ghosts in a mansion, but Nintendo has decided to hoist him to the forefront. At this morning's Nintendo Direct event, it was declared that 2013 is officially the Year of Lugi. Read on for all the details!
While we wait for more original Wii U content, the ZombiU Deluxe Set bundle is gearing up to arrive in North America on February 17. See what you'll be getting inside after the jump.
Ever loved a video game so much you made it into traditional clothing? A woman in Japan answered that question with a resounding “Yes,” and the result might just be the coolest kimono ever. Check out the pictures after the jump.
YouTube user rinrygamegame decided to explore some of the translation gaffes of old video games blunders a little more closely, so get ready to dive into a handful of real translation terrors after the jump.
As part of Nintendo's third quarter financial results briefing, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata addressed one of the ways Nintendo plans for 3DS to succeed in markets outside of Japan. Good news: One of the strategies involves bringing more Japanese software to North America and Europe. More after the jump!
Nintendo's Virtual Console 30th Anniversary celebration popped up without too much in the way of explanation, other than the knowledge that one select classic game will be available each month for 30 cents. Nintendo previously listed the planned games with general release windows, and now they've followed through with some solid dates for each. Read on for more.
Nintendo promised to focus on Wii U games in today's Nintendo Direct presentation, and that's precisely what happened. Nintendo peppered the event with familiar treats and a couple surprises, some of which will have to wait until this year's E3. Get the full roundup after the jump!
What happens when you get a bunch of financial analysts together to talk Nintendo? They decide the Wii U should drop in price - which is something any ten-year-old trying to persuade his parents to buy one can tell you. Check out more after the jump!
Analysts attending CES last week were making the rounds and speaking with investors on where they saw the direction of the next generation of video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony, eventually coming to the conclusion that they would be much cheaper than the last gen. Hit the jump for the summary of their analysis of the next 12 months.
There's a lot to like about what Nintendo's done with Wii U so far, but there's still so much potential being wasted in certain areas. Chief among these is the eShop and, more specifically, Nintendo's Virtual Console. The home to the classics on Wii and 3DS has yet to kick off on Wii U, but Nintendo finally has something to say about it. Read on for more.