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The Wii U just got a small Miiverse update

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. Null screenshots w...   read

 
 
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3DS gets backup save feature, more StreetPass games

In addition to a feature allowing users to back up their save data for downloadable 3DS games and most Virtual Console titles, Nintendo's newest 3DS firmware update has added premium StreetPass games. Look for all four of them available fo...   read

 
 
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Wii U user accidentally 'hacks' Miiverse for a minute

NeoGAF member Trike managed to accidentally "hack" Miiverse yesterday while dicking around with his Wii U GamePad, stumbling onto a weird little debug menu and temporarily going drunk with power before losing his golden touch.  "I can ...   read

 
 
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How moderated is Miiverse? It's a police state! (Update)

[Update: It seems Nintendo has given the deleted post in question further review and decided that it was okay.  "We have checked the reported content and determined that it is not in violation of the Miiverse Code of Conduct," reads th...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video Ooooh, you wascally wabbit! Always with those secwet Nintendo Diwects! Nintendo of America translator Bill Trinen takes center stage to explain the console's online capabilities. You've likely heard most of this info previou...   read

 
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Nintendo: Wii U online will be free, no subscriptions

Microsoft may have pioneered the "charge gamers for things that should be free" scheme, but none of the other platform holders have taken to the idea. As Nintendo prepares to meet Sony and Microsoft head-on with the Wii U, it has confirmed ...   read

 
 
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3DS is one year old! Get your gold-pants Reggie Mii now!

One year ago today, the Nintendo 3DS was launched in North America. After a rocky start, the system picked up some steam. To celebrate its rough beginnings and rosy future, the OFFICIAL Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aime Mii is being sent...   read

 
 
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3DS Mii Plaza getting updated with new features

Nintendo president-face Satoru Iwata has stated that the 3DS Mii Plaza will be updated with fresh features by the end of the year. By that, I hope he doesn't mean, "There will be more Mario hats." The Mii Plaza is currently home to some goo...   read

 
 
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See what happens when you complete a Mii Plaza panel

I've been Street Pass-ing it up this week with my Nintendo 3DS. You'll see in the above video that I've just hit 70 Miis in my Mii Plaza. Hell yes. While I haven't fared as well in Street Pass Quest, I've done quite well in Street Pass P...   read

 
 
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Gallery: Large 3DS Mii trade gathering in Akihabara

Today in Tokyo's Akihabara geek district, in front of the massive Akiba Yodobashi department store, several 3DS owners gathered and quietly their new game system with others, Wireless Mode On. Many gamers, myself included, all gathered to e...   read

 
 
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Miyamoto wants Mii avatars to take over the world

Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto has stated that he wants Mii characters to become the global standard for avatar creation and find their way into everything like some terrible, adorable disease.  “Simply put, I want to spread ...   read

 
 
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3DS: Make your Mii walk around on your desk

Through the magic of Augmented Reality you can make your 3DS Mii walk around your IRL environment. The pre-installed feature (I wouldn't call it a game) lets you move your Mii around, pose it and then take a 3D picture of it. This i...   read

 
 


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3DS: Automatic Mii Maker has different plans for my face

With the 3DS you can either manually create your Mii or have the system generate it for you using the camera. It'll take a picture of your face and then crank out a Mii that looks like you. Right. In the video above you'll first see the ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo's Miis going handheld in a big way on 3DS

Nintendo has had a lot of success with their cartoonish Mii characters, using them to worm their way into the hearts of families worldwide. Soon, the Mii won't be exclusive to the home console, as Nintendo has big plans to bring the little ...   read

 
 
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Family Game Night 3 brings Twister, more to Wii, PS3, 360

Electronic Arts and its EA Play label is justifying your decision to throw away all of those dusty physical board games, today announcing Hasbro Family Game Night 3 for a Fall 2010 release. The title is headed to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and...   read

 
 
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Over 100 million Miis created since Wii launched

If you're a fan of silly statistics, then pay attention! Nintendo has today revealed that in Japan and the US alone, 100 million Miis have been created by Wii users since the system launched in 2006. That's 20 million Japanese Miis and 80 m...   read

 
 
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Race as Miis in Sonic & All-Star Racing

The Xbox 360 version of Sonic & All-Stars Racing is getting Banjo and Kazooie as bonus characters. So what's the Wii version getting? You! Well, your Miis to be more exact. You'll be able to race as any of your Miis and Miis will have a...   read

 
 
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Wanted: Have you see this Mii?

It's the kind of thing that could only happen in Japan. A Kanagawa man is currently wanted on suspicion of a hit and run and posters featuring his likeness have been issued by police. However, rather than your typical artist's rendition of ...   read

 
 
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Miis coming to the Nintendo DS, want you to walk with them

It had to happen eventually, and Nintendo has finally revealed that a game involving Miis is heading to the DS. Walk With Me is yet another non-game for the system, which is basically all about walking.Walk With Me comes packed with two Act...   read

 
 
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More from Fall 2007 Nintendo Conference: New Dr. Mario, Wii's 'Hot or Not'

Here is a couple more gems from the Fall 2007 Nintendo Conference in Japan. More are coming down the line. We just told you about a new DS download channel (called Everyone's Nintendo Channel) for the Wii, and now another channel looks to b...   read

 
 
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Non-Newsround #3: Polishing turds with reckless abandon

Good people of the Imperial City, welcome to the arena! It's Jim Sterling, your debonaire prince, here once again with another dirty wad of non-news. If you haven't been with us for previous installments, the format is very simple;...   read

 
 
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Think before you poke your Mii

Do you think it's possible for a Nintendo Wii Mii to feel? Well, X-Play believes so and they decided to show us what really goes on in the life of a Mii in this eye-opening segment. From Mii Bill trying to escape the hand of the user...   read

 
 
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Nintendo promises universal Mii harmony with new T.V. spots

Starting early next week, Nintendo will begin airing two new “Wii would like to play” commercials, this time focusing on Mii creation.Can you imagine hearing a random knock of your door, answering it, and having those two guys s...   read

 
 
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Interesting Wii information in the form of ... a Pachinko game?

If you are anything like me, you have probably said to yourself on many different occasions -- “Why should I be interested in the upcoming Japanese Wii game Jissen Pachinko/Pachislot Hisshouhou! Sammy's Colle...   read

 
 
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Own a mirror? Make a Mii of someone else

Earlier today we introduced you to MiiStation.com, where for the "ultra-low" price of only $5, the Mii Channel impaired can be relieved of the laborious four minutes or so required to create a likeness of themselves.However, if y...   read

 
 
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Dreamweaver

I want to return the favor to those who drew my original characters by drawing but I dont know if they have I remember MeanderBot has his little robot guy so heres my version of him! I based it off the Skyrim comic he got front-paged too!

 
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Cant stop playing The Banner Saga

 
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Hearing that Ubisoft are impressed and looking to make something like Pokemon Go immediately makes me think theyre going to make Radio Tower Go or Radio Tower Runner or theyre missing a trick

 
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Pixie The Fairy

I guess its nice to be a Sonic fan (still), but it would be *really nice* if other Sega IPs could get games, Jet Set Radio, Phantasy Star in the west, Crazy Taxi, Ecco, Quartet, Panzer Dragoon, Gungrave, Golden Axe and more are really dusty

 
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