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Nintendo TVii Prepares For Launch This Week
2012-12-19 12:46:02

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Video games often offer clever plot twists, and there are even games that try to challenge the intelligence of players. But this week Nintendo is looking to make a smart move with its new Wii U console which debuted last month. On Thursday the video game hardware manufacturer will introduce Nintendo TVii, a free and integrated service for the Wii U that will offer a second-screen experience via the Wii U GamePad controller....

2009-02-06 16:20:00

Japanese police used the Mii feature on Nintendo's popular Wii gaming console to create a caricature of a hit-and-run suspect for posters. The police-created Mii, which resembles a young man with long brown hair and sunglasses, appears on a poster at the scene of a Kanagawa prefecture crash along with a picture of the type of car believed to have been driven by the suspect, Britain's The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. The Mii feature allows users to create personalized avatars that can be...

2008-10-20 09:00:23

The sound of trumpets, the clash of cymbals and the thunder of drums herald today's launch of Wii Music(TM). Just as Wii Sports(TM) attracted millions of new players to the world of video games and Wii Fit(TM) showed people that fitness could be fun, Wii Music creates a whole new genre in video games, one that lets players have fun experimenting with music as they strive to produce fun, masterful arrangements. "Music is a universal language that inspires and moves people," said Cammie...

2008-07-16 08:05:00

On Tuesday Nintendo Co Ltd unveiled its plans to sell a music video game for their Wii game console.  The new game will be the first in the fast-growing music game market for the Wii, and will be released later this year. The Wii has sold more than expensive rival consoles like Microsoft's XBOX 360, and Sony's Playstation 3.  The Wii's use of a motion controller that can be swung like a sword or golf club, has broadened its audience far beyond hard-core gamers. Activision's "Guitar...

2008-07-14 12:00:00

I found Nintendo's Wii Fit a wee bit embarrassing. Perhaps that's just me: A woman designated with the "Wii Fit age" of 46. I'm 42. Snivel. The Wii Fit spit out this nugget of information after testing my "body control" and asking, point blank, if I were prone to clumsiness. Well, yes. But the point here is not how I fall down more than most people. Or that I trip over stationary objects and stub my big toe, which I'd subsequently demonstrate while testing Wii Fit. In public, no less....

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Nintendo Wii U
2013-08-10 09:31:20

The Wii U is a video game console released on November 18, 2012, in North America, November 30, 2012 in the PAL region, and December 8, 2012 in Japan. It is manufactured by Nintendo to compete against the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. As of March 31, 2013, 3.45 million Wii Us have been sold worldwide. In the US 400,000 units were sold in the first week of release. Over 40,000 units were sold on the first weekend in the UK, and in the month of December, over 600,000 were sold in...

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