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Wii U downloadable games tied to console, cant be saved to SD card.

  Restrictions on what the Wii U can do with downloadable games was revealed onNintendo‘s Japanese website Saturday. While the Wii U only comes with 8 gigabytes or 32 gigabytes of internal storage depending on the version, Nintendo is allowing users to store downloaded games on external devices. However, those external devices are limited to USB flash drive and hard drives according to ...

A Nintendo Wii U system update is needed for Wii backwards compatibility.

With the Wii U launch just over a week away, new information about the system and its launch day patch are coming to light. On Friday afternoon, it was revealed that aside from bringing online services like eShop and Miiverse to the Nintendo Wii U, the launch day patch will also be bringing Wii backwards compatibility. According to a report by IGN, the Wii U will not run Wii software until you dow...

Want to see 7 minutes of Nintendo Land gameplay?

    Nintendo has released a lengthy walkthrough video of Wii U’s Nintendo Land, showcasing many of the mini games and how they’re played. We get a much better look at mini games such as Zelda, Pikmin, Metroid and others. The video is in Japanese but the gameplay footage is enough to understand how the mini games will be played. Excited about the Wii U yet?   Source: YouTube   &...

Still want to preorder a Wii U? Might want to look to Amazon.

    As the highly anticipated November 18, 2012 Nintendo Wii U release date approaches, the laws of supply and demand appear to be showing up both in-store and online retailers.  Most online and in-store pre-order options are closed up and not in-stock, leaving one with dwindling options to secure the latest offering from the Big N.  Folks can camp out at release day stores in hopes of g...

Nintendo considering ways to connect the 3DS and the Wii U.

Shigeru Miyamoto, one of the leading video game developers working for Nintendo, says that the company is exploring the possibility of linking the 3DS handheld and the upcoming Wii U home console, but that this might only happen sometime after it is launched. The game creator has spoken to IGN and has said that, “Of course we are thinking of the possibility of connecting Wii U and Nintendo 3DS onc...

Mass Effect 3 is now officially a Nintendo Wii U launch title

  When it comes to the Nintendo’s Wii U launch lineup, there’s plenty of heavy hitters. There will be zero excuses for Nintendo when their new console launches, they have solid first party titles and solid third party titles. Gamers who have the cash and want the Wii U will have plenty of options when it comes to what to play, and they just got another game added to that launch li...

Curious to see how the Wii U compare in size to your favorite Nintendo systems?

Or have friends that still think the Wii U is a Wii add on? Then check out this video uploaded on the Official Nintendo Magazine (U.K.) Youtube page.  Does video game console size matter to you? Sound off in the comment section below.   

Getting tired of your blue or red Nintendo 3DS XL?

  We’ll you might be in luck. According to Chinese website iQue.com Nintendo might just have a solution. Now I can’t read anything other than English (well maybe a little Spanish) but It looks like Nintendo will be releasing  a series of Mario themed 3DS XL’s in the near future. Could we see this in North America? Does it come with any games? How much does it cost? Guess we&...

The Game Machine Joe

Hi Infendo readers! I’m Game Machine Joe one of the newest bloggers for Team Infendo. I’m a 26 year old video gamer from Wisconsin; who like you all love everything Nintendo. I currently spend my free time (out side of playing video games) drawing, debating, and reading. I have a very critical eye for Nintendo products and only expect the best from Iwata’s team. If something Nint...

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