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Wii U

Unveiling of Nintendo's Wii U

Nintendo will shut down the 3DS and Wii U eShops in 2023

February 16th, 2022

On Wednesday, Nintendo announced that it will shut down the Wii U and 3DS online stores next year. As of late March 2023, Wii U and 3DS owners will no longer be able to make digital purchases from the Nintendo eShop. Additionally, free content will no longer be available for download, including game demos and …


Nintendo is killing its social network because you never used it

August 29th, 2017

Nintendo is currently riding high on the success of its “Classic” retro console relaunches and the incredible demand for the portable hybrid Switch. Looking ahead, Nintendo would rather you just forget the Wii U ever existed, and it’s going to help bury that terrible memory by killing off the Miiverse social network which was born …

Nintendo Wii U Production

Report: Nintendo will finally kill the Wii U

November 1st, 2016

Four years after launching the console back in 2012, Nintendo will reportedly end Wii U production for good on Friday, November 4th. Earlier this year, rumors began to spread that the Wii U wouldn’t make it to 2017, but Nintendo dismissed the rumors and said it would continue to produce the console for months to come. Multiple …