Archive for the ‘Nintendo Wii’ Category

Original Wii Says Final Goodbyes to Europe

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

It still might be more successful than its successor but it looks like the Wii has reached the end of the line in Europe. It was announced last week that after selling 100million units worldwide Nintendo has decided to discontinue the console in Europe, after doing the same in Japan. However it’s still going to be sold in the US for the foreseeable future. (more…)

Wii Mini makes a minimal impact on UK game sellers

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

A Mini Wii seemed like a good idea in principal but its recent arrival in the UK seems to have confirmed Nintendo’s poor execution of what could have been a bit of a lifesaver. Several retailers including HMV and one flagship Game store have confirmed that they won’t be selling the console because of a lack of interest from consumers. However HMV did say it would reconsider if interest in the console picks up, but at the moment that seems very unlikely. (more…)

Nintendo Wii Mini hopping down drainpipe to UK March 22

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Before Christmas Nintendo announced the slightly odd news that it was releasing a Wii Mini, but only in Canada. Now Ninty has confirmed that the console is going to be reaching the UK as well this month. The news comes in the wake of reports of poor Wii U sales and it could be that the company is hoping for a boost from its affordable mini Wii. However as cheap as the console is it does have some drawbacks which could be a deal-breaker for many. (more…)

Canada gets exclusive Wii Mini for $99, what about the rest of us?

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

A bit of crazy and unexpected Nintendo news broke last week, Canada is getting a Wii Mini and it’s only going to cost $99. What!? While the true greatness of the Wii U remains to be seen there’s no doubting the original Wii has some life left in it and that more than a few people would be happy to pay such a low price for it, which makes it puzzling why Nintendo would release this device exclusively in Canada. (more…)

Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger Covers Nintendo GoldenEye

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Nicole Scherzinger will be covering the GoldenEye theme song, originally made famous by Tina Turner, for the release of Nintendo Wii’s new game.

The iconic track will feature on the remake of the Nintendo ’64 shooter and will include the newest edition, Daniel Craig.

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