Tag «Wii»

PSA – last call to spend Wii Shop Channel Points

Over a year ago, Nintendo announced they will be shutting down the Wii’s Shop Channel. In what might be the strangest heads-up time in the history of gaming, Nintendo gave users many months to add Wii Points ($1 = 100 Wii Points) to their account via credit card or those scratchy cards you buy at …

NEWS – MyNintendo Now Offers Decent Platinum Points Discounts (As Opposed to Gold Points) on Select Digital Downloads

Since the MyNintendo program was initiated, users could spend Gold Points to earn a small discount on digital eShop titles. Gold Points are earned by purchasing physical and digital copies of qualifying games. However, Nintendo is now offering decent discounts if users spend a lot of Platinum Points. Platinum Points are earned by using Nintendo …

REVIEW – Old Skool Super Controller for SNES Classic

Hope You Don’t Have To Go This Route I was lucky enough to snag myself a SNES Classic, one of the hardest gadgets to find over the last several months since its initial release. I was unlucky enough to have one of my official Nintendo SNES Classic controllers die on me for no reason; I …

NEWS – Nintendo Shutting Down Wii Shop Channel

Nintendo announced that they will be shutting off the Wii Shop Channel on January 31, 2019. However, it is important to note that users will only be able to add Wii Points, currency used to purchase Wii Shop Channel content, until March 27, 2018. This Wii Shop Channel will also be shut down on the …

NEWS – Wii’s YouTube App Ending June 2017

If you are still using your Nintendo Wii and fire up the YouTube app, users will be greeted with this message: “Notice: This YouTube app will no longer be supported. After 6/30/2017, the YouTube app on this device will no longer be supported, but you can still access YouTube in many other ways. A list …

BLOG – You’re My Nintendo Coins Might Have Already Expired

Use Them Or Lose Them Nintendo replaced their old Club Nintendo rewards program with their new My Nintendo program back in April of 2016. If you registered back when the program first launched, earned a bunch of coins but never used them, like me, then you just had some expire. There are two main aspects …

Trauma Team Now on Wii U eShop

The Atlus medical simulator, Trauma Team, is now available on the Wii U eShop. Originally launching on Wii five years ago, this surgeon simulation will have players performing surgery, diganosis, first response, orthopedics, endoscopy, and also forensics. Cut, hammer, drill, probe, analyze and more to save your patients’ lives. If you have a queezey stomach, …