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  1. Nintendo Voice Chat: Zelda Co-op Adventures and Super Mario Maker SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IGN

    Nintendo Voice Chat returns with an injured host! Join Jose Otero and Peer Schneider as they recap Jose's ultra short career in the Ice Capades, Super Mario Maker's sales numbers, Smash Wii U's new content, Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash's release date, and more. Please let us know what you think of the show in the comments or email us at the address below.


  2. The Future That Nintendo Tried to Predict With Wii URead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kotaku

    Welcome back, Friday! Welcome back, Worth Reading! As another week draws to a close, our regular guide to the best games writing around is here to help out. With games like Super Mario Maker , Nintendo's seemingly discovered Wii U's potential late in the game.


  3. 'Super Mario Maker' crushed my dreams of making video gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Engadget

    ... Online, I found level designers who had spent hours carefully planning out their stages before they ever touched the Wii U GamePad. They drew them on graph paper ; they brainstormed ideas with friends and told stories through level design . My ...


  4. How to make a popular Super Mario Maker levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ars Technica

    ... appearance using the "mystery mushroom" item, which creators can unlock by tapping the appropriate Amiibo to the Wii U gamepad (or beating an in-game challenge). One popular level-titled "Amiibo Maniac!!"-has attracted over 19,000 stars just by ...


  5. What's Next For Nintendo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Seeking Alpha

    In 2002, Satoru Iwata became the president of Nintendo and took the company to another level with its hits and flops. In 2012, the company released its next generation console Wii U, a year before its competitors.


  6. PlayStation 4 sells 18.5 million consoles worldwide, 4.1 million during the holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... in Japan on Feb. 22, 2014 and Nov. 19, 2013 in Europe. It's still unclear how many consoles the Xbox One or the Wii U sold over the holiday shopping season, as neither Nintendo or Microsoft have released official sales statistics. It's widely ...


  7. Nintendo Download (ALL) Thursday, October 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WorthPlaying

    ... Hunt stage for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and the ability to upload match replay highlights to YouTube in the Wii U version of the game. In addition, players can now purchase new Mii Fighter costumes - like Fox (from the and Star Fox series) ...


  8. Animal Crossing brings more villagers to the Amiibo Festival in NovemberRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 1 | Polygon

    Animal Crossing fans and amiibo collectors should note this date in their calendars: Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival for the Wii U launches Nov. 13 . Along with it comes the next wave in Nintendo's amiibo series.


  9. Sonic the Hedgehog-inspired Freedom Planet joins Wii U eShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Digital Trends

    This week's Wii U eShop update marks the console debut of Freedom Planet , an indie-developed tribute to 16-bit era platformers and Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series. Released digitally for PCs in 2014, Freedom Planet combines the high-speed platforming of the classic Sonic games with open-ended level design suited for a cast of characters with widely varied traversal abilities.


  10. Minecraft: Story Mode Gets a New Trailer and DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | IGN

    ... appear on a Nintendo platform. Telltale Games recently revealed that the upcoming adventure series will be released on Wii U.


  11. Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival Release Date UnveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | IGN

    Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival is releasing November 13 in North America, November 20 in Europe and November 21 in Australia. Nintendo is bundling the Wii U game with Isabelle and Digby amiibo figures and three amiibo cards, costing $60 in the United States.


  12. Nintendo Download Update - Freedom Planet, Pumped BMX +, River City RansomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Gaming Age

    ... launching on the eShop today. Freedom Planet, Pumped BMX +, VoxelMaker, Toto Temple Deluxe and a few others hit the Wii U today alongside River City Ransom as a Virtual Console release. The 3DS scores Chronus Arc this week and some sales and ...


  13. Brand Loyalty Is for SuckersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Lifehacker

    ... you to feel that attachment because it, above all else, is what keeps you coming back. Remember back in 2012, when the Wii U launched? It was generally panned by reviewers at the time who lamented its lack of games and other issues after it launched ...


  14. 'Super Mario Maker' reaches 1 million salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | AfterDawn.com

    The console title has seen 1 million sales since its launch on September 11th for the Wii U. Super Mario Maker is notable because it allows players to create their own Mario levels, and so far 2.2 million courses have been built. In total, the courses have been played 75 million times.


  15. 'Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival' amiibo figures revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Examiner.com

    Nintendo's upcoming Animal Crossing Wii U game, Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival , is a party type game, resembling Mario Party , that releases later this year. As we have been waiting for the official release date to be announced, we do know that Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival is a collection of virtual board games that are based on the calendar, and they are said to include the four seasons and seasonal events.


  16. Is This the End of the Console Era?Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | TMCnet

    ... console installed base is about as big as it's ever going to get." Pachter then ran down the numbers, noting that the Wii U had catastrophic drops against the Wii, while the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were running about the same, with the ...


  17. Super Mario Maker has already sold 1m copiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | TrustedReviews

    The long-awaited title, which puts gamers into the shoes of Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto and enables them to create custom levels, began shipping on September 10. With just over 10 million Wii U units sold, it means 1-in-10 console owners have snapped up the new game. The sales figures have added to the 310 million units sold since the first Super Mario Bros.


  18. Super Smash Bros. adds playable Mario Maker, Duck Hunt levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Digital Trends

    A newly released patch for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions of Nintendo's crossover brawler Super Smash Bros. adds more playable levels on both platforms, along with a collection of new Mii character costumes.


  19. Nintendo Is Bringing Back Six Amiibo FiguresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | IGN

    Nintendo of America is bringing back six amiibo figurines from the Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U lineup.


  20. Indie Corner - September 30 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | 4 color rebellion

    It's the last day of September, and that means its time to do one final Indie Corner for the month! Today I'll take a look at three Wii U games. Let's get started! FullBlast from EnjoyUp Games on Wii U is a fun and fast-paced shoot 'em up that reminds us of several classics in the genre while presenting a game for a new generation.