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Miiverse just got a little bit better

Character limit doubled
Jun 04
// Jordan Devore
Nintendo has introduced several changes to Miiverse, its online community for Wii U and 3DS players where delightfully weird stuff happens all the time and you sort of just go with it. As of the update, you'll be able to writ...
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Wii U

The Wii U just got a small Miiverse update

Minor tweaks
Feb 19
// Chris Carter
The Wii U's Miiverse is making minor updates all the time, and this week, it's getting a few more tweaks. Firstly, you can now follow or unfollow users directly, rather than opening up their profile in a two-step process. Nul...
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Smash Bros. Mother Brain

Metroid's Mother Brain is in Smash Bros. as an assist

Sakurai seems really excited
Feb 07
// Chris Carter
The newest Smash Bros. Assist Trophy has been revealed, and it's none other than Samus' nemesis Mother Brain. It'll sport a "Laser Brain Attack" move, which you can see in the screenshot above. In his introduction, game direc...

A young man discovers love and heartbreak on the Miiverse

The modern day version of Romeo & Juliet
Jan 09
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Here's the tale of Allan and Nicole, two Miiverse users that fall in love. Watch as this relationship unfolds, from pure innocent intrigue to downright cringe inducing heartbreak. And it's all accompanied by bad grammar. 
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Skull Kid!

Majora's Mask's Skull Kid to be an Assist in Smash Bros.

Does he...throw the moon at you?
Dec 06
// Chris Carter
Smash Bros. lead Sakurai had a surprise for us this morning, as he tweeted out a brand new pic of the day. Skull Kid from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask will be an Assist Trophy! The fan favorite Zelda game is n...
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Miiverse 3DS

Nintendo updates Miiverse on Wii U for 3DS debut

Social network overhauled in anticipation of portable release next month
Nov 27
// Kyle MacGregor
Nintendo has updated the Miiverse in preparation for the social network's debut on Nintendo 3DS next month, the platform holder announced today. The update is designed to accommodate the influx of traffic from portable users,...
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YouTube, Miiverse, and more in a 3DS firmware update

Watch your favourite cat videos on the go!
Nov 13
// Alasdair Duncan
If you've fancied watching your favorite online videos on your Nintendo portable, then you're now in luck. The 3DS will support YouTube in a firmware update that will arrive next month. Sure, almost everything and its mother ...
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Wii U Miiverse updates

The Wii U's Miiverse got a few minor upgrades today

Post character limit doubled, filtering enhanced
Jun 26
// Chris Carter
It looks like a small update has been pushed out across the Miiverse today, according to an official post on the Miiverse itself. "By popular demand," the limit for the amount of characters in each post has been increased to ...
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Toki Tori 2

Two Tribes is holding a Toki Tori 2 Miiverse contest

Draw cute birds and win a spot in-game
Jun 05
// Chris Carter
Two Tribes is holding a rather unique contest for Toki Tori 2, challenging gamers to draw Miiverse illustrations for a chance to have your drawing appear in-game. All you have to do is go to the Toki Tori 2 community, adhere ...
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Super Metroid

Wii U owners don't know how to play Super Metroid

Guys, why can't Metroid crawl?
May 17
// Jim Sterling
If you're a jaded hardcore gamer, and if you've ever complained that the new generation of "dumbed down" console gamers are the bane of life, prepare to feel justified. The arrival of Super Metroid on Wii U demonstrates the d...
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You can't view Miiverse on Wii U or 3DS browsers

Apr 25
// Tony Ponce
Nintendo made Miiverse accessible via PC and mobile browsers yesterday, giving you the chance to interact with the (not so wide) Wii U online community while away from your console. But as Nintendo notes at the bottom of the ...
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Nintendo's Miiverse now accessible via web browsers

Social network available now on PC and mobile devices, comments to come later
Apr 24
// Kyle MacGregor
The Miiverse is now accessible via PC and mobile devices. Just as promised, folks can now peruse Nintendo's social network can from web browsers. Functionality is somewhat limited at the moment. The service is presently ...
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GDC: Nintendo brings Miiverse to PC, phones this April

Dafoe on your phone!
Mar 27
// Kyle MacGregor
Nintendo has announced that the Miiverse is coming to smartphones and web browsers sometime in ether April or May. Kiyoshi Mizuki took the stage earlier today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco,...
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Sign a pledge against bigotry in the gaming community

Gamers Against Bigotry relaunches website
Mar 15
// Darren Nakamura
Most of us have had the misfortune of interacting with the hate speech-spewing jerks on Xbox Live or elsewhere while trying to enjoy a good game. The bigotry encountered online is obnoxious at best and hurtful at worst, and p...

Nintendo's Miiverse comes to smartphones

App coming later
Jan 23
// Dale North
This morning's Wii U Direct broadcast revealed that we'll soon be able to use Nintendo's Miiverse remotely, using our smartphones. Satoru Iwata said that access to their social network will be web-based at first, but a dedicated app will be launched later. Having access in your pocket will expand the potential of Miiverse. You'll use your Nintendo Network user ID and password to log in. 

Nintendo Direct: Iwata details new Miiverse functionality

Sharing direct screenshots with Pikmin 3
Jan 23
// Chris Carter
Iwata went on to further detail some new Wii U Miiverse functionality today at the Nintendo Direct event. The first big bombshell is the ability to take pictures directly from Pikmin 3 in-game, close up, and share them over M...

Nintendo Direct: Miiverse to incorporate verification

Like Twitter
Jan 23
// Chris Carter
You know how in Twitter, accounts are "verified" so that people know that the account is the real deal?Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has just announced that Nintendo will be doing the same thing with Mii accounts on the Wii...
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You missed it, Iwata!
Jan 23
// Tony Ponce
Get on the ball, Iwata! You are supposed to moderate that sh*t! Don't show such filth on Nintendo Direct of all places!
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Iwata reminds us that the 3DS Miiverse is coming

No mention of the Dafoeverse, sadly
Jan 16
// Chris Carter
In a recent interview, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata dove into some interesting topics, most notably the Miiverse and how it came about. Iwata also reiterates that the Wii U GamePad can transcend just a gaming audience with...

Take a visit to the Dafoeverse

Watch Saturday Morning Hangover every weekend on Dtoid TV!
Dec 23
// Conrad Zimmerman
The Wii U's Miiverse community network is my absolute favorite thing about the console thus far. This is in no small part due to our very own Jim Sterling's declaration that the community for Rabbids Land would see better us...

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