Tag «WiiWare»

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 …

BLOG – 10 Wii Games You Never Played and Probably Never Will

Hard to Find. Hard to Play. – Now that Nintendo’s Wii can be viewed in a rearview mirror, it is interesting to look back at the entire library to see some games that might have been overlooked for one reason or another. With the Wii WiFi service now completely shut off, the Wii Mini console’s …

REVIEW – Grill Off with Ultra Hand WiiWare

Extending A Hand – Keeping its past alive, Nintendo has an exclusive WiiWare title that is only available through its Club Nintendo program that harkens back to one of their first hit toys from the 1960s. While Grill Off with Ultra Hand is basically the equivalent to a $.99 smart phone game, it is a …

BLOG – Club Nintendo November 2013 Summary

Spend, Spend, Spend! – In terms of game quality, November is probably the highest rated month throughout all of 2013. A Link to the Past, the unforgettable SNES installment, is the perfect hype builder for A Link Between World’s launch later this month, Dillon’s Rolling Western has been a critical and commercial success unique to …

BLOG – Club Nintendo October 2013 Summary

Probably Played It Before – October 2013 is an interesting month for the usual 4 available digital downloads because most gamers have probably already played these games in one format or another. Everyone has played Solitaire before, Zelda and Mario Kart are classics that most gamers probably experienced by now, and ThruSpace is essentially another …

NEWS – Club Nintendo 2013 Elite Status Gift Announcement

Nintendo has unveiled the official rewards to Gold and Platinum Club Nintendo members to close out 2013. Members have until August 15th 2013 to log in and select a gift of choice. Digital game downloads will generate a download code for immediate redemption while mailed gifts should arrive sometime before the end of the calendar …

BLOG – Club Nintendo May 2013

Mixing It Up – Unlike last’s month of only Virtual Console titles, Nintendo has spread out their Club Nintendo digital downloadable offerings in a way that should appeal to a wider audience. Game #1 – Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (SNES – Wii Virtual Console) Price – 200 Coins, normally 800 Nintendo …

BLOG – Club Nintendo March 2013 Summary

Higher Quality Virtual Console Titles – Nintendo is relying on mostly Virtual Console titles for their March 2013 Club Nintendo rewards program, a couple of which are repeat games.  However, they are of higher quality so be sure to check them out if you have not done so already.   Game #1 – 3D Classics: …

BLOG – Club Nintendo Jan 2013 Summary

Four At Once, Once Again – Nintendo has taken a new approach to their digital Club Nintendo rewards. Starting just a month ago in December 2012, Nintendo began to offer four digital downloads at once instead of two games every other week.  This trend has continued in the first month of the New Year by …