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An explanation of the uses of the various controllers supported by the Wii U.
Step 2: How to set up your SD card and determine which technique you will use to install homebrew. Page 2.
Answers to all your Wii U questions.
A step-by-step guide to streaming media from your PC to your Wii U using the Plex Media Server.
Step 3: How to connect your Wii U to your TV if your TV doesn't have an HDMI port.
A guide to installing the homebrew channel to the Wii Mode of your Wii U.
So, you’ve installed the homebrew channel on your Wii. Now what? Here are five applications to help you get the most out of your homebrewed Wii.
Step 3: How to Connect your Wii to your television. Page 3.
For gamers, one of the hardest decisions is which console to buy: each offers games and features you won’t get from the others. If you’ve got a thousand dollars or so to fritter away, I say get them all. Otherwise, here are the top five reasons the Wii might be the console for you.
Why the Wii U is bound to be a massive failure.
Wondering what homebrew is, or what it has to do with the Wii? Here's a simple explanation of what it is, what it does and some of the things it can be used for.
Simple instructions on how to try and fix an unreadable disk.
A look at the Wii games that will give players the best workout.
Most people get a Wii balance board , the peripheral that watches how you move your feet, when they get
A look at the best party games for the Nintendo Wii.
Why the Wii U is bound to be a huge success.
: How Do I Play Games that Require a System Update if My Wii is Homebrewed? System updates are dangerous
An explanation of TV resolutions as they relate to video games in general and the Wii U in particular.
A look at some of the many cool features of the Wii U.
A list of what you need to run homebrew cheats on your Nintendo Wii.
A look at the two major services that allow you to stream media from a PC to a Wii U
Advice on fixing Wii U sound lag.
Looking for games to play with your kids? Here's six that are fun for them and you.
Some of the best new Wii U products on the market for the 2013 holiday season.
A look at the games that best used Wii MotionPlus technology.
Detailed explanations on how to know what peripherals you might need to buy for the Wii.
A look at Nintendo's MotionPlus-enabled Wii Remote Plus, as well as a few words on Nintendo's latest MotionPlus game, FlingSmash
Instructions on dealing with Wii Error #002.
Answers to commonly asked questions about Mario Kart 8.
Gamers can install the homebrew channel to use the Wii as a media player or to run game emulators, but they can also download a number of interesting games. Many are simply ports of old games or new versions of standards like Pong, Tower Defense or Break-Out, but others are original, free games that, in spite of often primitive graphics and bare-bones gameplay can be wonderfully entertaining. Here are six you really should check out.
A few things about the Wii U that just bug me.
Often the most interesting games on a platform are those designed for that platform alone. These are games in which designers weren't trying to split the difference between the Wii and the PS3; they were designed for the Wii alone. Here are the 11 best Wii exclusives.
Looking for a game that will make your heart race? Here are 10.
A listing of HTML5 games you can play on the Wii U browser.
I’m not a big sports guy. I don’t play sports, I don’t watch sports, and if all professional sports were to disappear from the world I wouldn’t notice for a very long time. And yet, there are sports video games that are exciting to me as real sports are to others. Here are the best ones I’ve played.
A lot of games have been implied or rumored to be coming out for the Wii U. Here are the most convincing rumors.
The main Wii menu shows all your channels and downloaded games. Those that don't fit on the first page of the menu are placed on successive pages. How can you rearrange and organize your menu so what you want is where you want it?
Accidentally updating a Wii operating system can result in the loss of the Homebrew Channel. Here’s how to get your homebrew back.
A look at how Nintendo has failed to sell the Wii U effectively.
While there are certainly too many mini-game releases for the Wii, some of them are a lot of fun. Here are 10.
How to get the most out of the Wii U's Internet Browser.
Gaming can be hard on the body. This is how I control the pain in my hands from my repetitive stress injuries.
Details on all the workout games released for the Nintendo Wii.
A look at the 10 best action-adventure games released for the Wii.
There are a good number systems that let you use rechargeable battery packs to power your Wii remote. If you're not sure which one to get, here's a comparison chart.
As the Wii sails off into the sunset, let's take a moment to ponder upon all the things that were wrong with it.
A look at some places where Nintendo went wrong in their Wii design, with advice on how to do things right for Wii U
A look at one of the most noteworthy Wii U launch titles.
What you need to know before buying a video game for someone.
A complete tutorial on how to browse the Internet on the Wii Console, with step-by-step instructions on installing and using Nintendo's Internet browser, The Internet Channel.
The motion-sensing and bluetooth capabilities of the Wii remote have proven irresistible to inventors. Here are the 10 coolest things anyone has found to do with a Wiimote.
The MotionPlus gives us the Wii we were expecting years ago.
Netflix has finally come to the Wii (at least officially; PlayOn has offered a way to view Netflix movies on the Wii for a while now). Netflix subscribers with a Wii can get a disk from Netflix that allows them to stream movies directly through their console. I’ve had the opportunity to try out Netflix on the Wii, and while the interface is rather minimal, it works very well indeed.
An explanation of why you should not buy this game.
A look at the must-play WiiWare games.
An updated list of the games that have been confirmed for the Wii U in North America.
Sure, the Wii out of the box is good, but the Wii with a solid set of peripherals and add-ons is better. Here is my list of the best accessories for the Wii.
Here are my choices for the best puzzles games you can play on the Wii.
A review of Energizer's first rate Wii Remote induction charger.
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Things are looking bleak for the Wii. Will Nintendo really try and keep it alive once they have the Wii U to play with?
An unenthusiastic review of Cars 2, a racing game for the Nintendo Wii.
The latest iteration of Nintendo's hugely popular brawling series is here, and my friends were thrilled to come over and play it with me.
A detailed look at the Wii U for parents.
A few months ago, Netflix began to offer the ability to stream movies through the Wii. It’s a nice little system, but it could be so much better. Here are 10 things Netflix needs to do to make their Wii streaming video experience great.
Instructions on how those with homebrew installed on their Nintendo Wii can update individual channels such as the shopping channel without having to perform a system update.
Unless you bought your Wii used, it came with Nintendoâs Wii Sports , a game that brilliantly showcases
A look at Nintendo's follow up to the wildly popular Wii.
A look at Nintendo's extended battery for the Wii U gamepad.
A look at Nintendo's Monopoly-inspired virtual board game.
Know someone who doesn't seem interested in video games? Here are a few potential mind-changing games.
My take on the kid's action adventure game Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension.
A guide to finding free flash games you can play in your Wii Internet browser.
A look at the Wii U's conventional controller alternative
My picks for the 10 best platformers for the Nintendo Wii.
Definition of WaraWara Plaza. Wii Games.
A look at the 10 best-looking games you can find for the Nintendo Wii.
Review of the boxing game Punch-Out!!, which combines fun with fitness.
Step-by-step instructions for creating the perfect Mii. Page 2.
A list of games proposed for the Wii U that are trying to raise funds on Kickstarter.com and Indiegogo.com
A look at how Nintendo failed the Wii U, suggestions on what they can do about it, and a guess as to how likely they are to change.
Here are 12 games that would be perfectly suited to the upcoming Wii U console.
A look at the specs for Nintendo's Wii U console.
Beatles Rock Band is the best band rhythm game of all time. The worst part of the game; trying to get your friends to go home.
A list of the games that used the Wii remote in the cleverest, most original ways imaginable.
A look at Nintendo's Wii U flag ship game.
Money: How Many Skylanders Do You Need? How Many Can You Afford? Changing avatars is as simple as replacing
A look at the dumbest ideas game journalists and industry analysts are offering Nintendo.
It’s a dangerous world out there, so grab your gun and your sword before entering that foreboding house or that dank cavern or that alien compound; you’re going to have to fight if you want to stay alive. And if fighting for your life is your idea of fun, here are the funnest Wii games for you.
A review of the greatest game ever made for the Nintendo Wii.
Once again critics are laying into a Nintendo console. But like the stopped clock, could they be right just this once?
The Wii Dual Controller Charging Kit from Memorex is not sexy. But while it’s simple, workaday look is unlikely to win any design awards, Memorex’s charger simply and flawlessly does what it’s supposed to do; it charges up your Wii remote.
A look at yet another game licensed from some lame TV series. Does it live down to its source?
A number of studies have attempted to determine whether the Wii is a good source for exercise. Here is what they have found so far.
A description and definition of Nintendo's Wii Balance Board peripheral.
Video game review of Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2, a rhythm game for the Wii
Step-by-step instructions for connection your Wii to the Internet for Online Play or to Download Games. Covers both wired & wireless connections.
A look at why the Wii U is the best next-gen console of 2013, and possibly of the following year as well.
You've got a Wii, now it's time to get it running. Here's a list of how-tos on connecting your Wii to your television, getting it online and other stuff.
All I wanted was the perfect induction charger for my Wii remotes. Was that so unreasonable? Yet every charger I tried was flawed. Then I tried the Nyko Wii Charge Base IC, and while it may not be perfect, it comes so close that it makes me wonder; why could no one do this before?
My impressions of the Wii U, based on 100 minutes of gameplay.
Some people love working out at the gym. There is something about the sweat and strain that just makes
The Wii has been justifiably criticized as a dumping ground for shovelware and casual games that fail to serve hardcore gamers. Yet, those players who want epic games with original ideas, challenging gameplay and engaging stories can find all of that on the Wii if they know where to look. While some core Wii titles have fallen short of greatness, there are still Wii games any serious gamer would love.
A look at Amazon's Instant Video service, which allows Wii and Wii U owners to access entertainment through their consoles.
With the Wii about to go the way of the PS2, it's time too look back on all the great things the console had to offer.
Love these games? Well, you and everyone else in the world is wrong.
Pros : Beautifully designed, helpful caddie, many cool extras. Cons : Reminds me that I donât know how
A look into the motives of some disgruntled gamers complaints regarding The Legend of Zelda, Skyward Sword.
Video game review of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Two great JRPGs came out for the Wii within a few months of one another. You don't have to choose between them, because they're both great, but if you've only got the money for one, here's a handy comparison.
Pros: Good story and puzzles. A rare return to adventure games. Cons: None, if you like hidden object
A big hub world and the introduction of voice acting distinguish the latest game in the Lego franchise.
My nominees for the oddest, most over-the-top or least practical accessories produced for the Wii.
Mickey Mouse runs rampant through a cartoon world with paint and paint thinner in one of the best games ever made for the Wii.
Some of the best new Wii products on the market for the 2013 holiday season.
A detailed list of all the new features of the Wii U 4.0 system update.
Pros: Nicely designed MotionPlus mode. Cons: Most of game requires use of really bad control set up.
A look at Majesco's exercise game, Zumba Fitness World Party, for the Wii and Wii U.
A look at the best rhythm games for the Nintendo Wii.
A look at the Wii U Gamepad and Nintendo's plans for Wii U social interactivity.
An overview of the Hulu Plus Channel for the Nintendo Wii, including what it is, how it works, and how it compares with Netflix.
Pros : Lively action, some okay puzzles. Cons : Spends too much time leading players by the hand. In
A look at a few Wii games with a little romance in them.
Skylanders Trap Team is back with a new gimmick and a whole lot more stuff to buy.
A look at the importance of Xenoblade Chronicles to the Nintendo's future.
A review of the Nyko Charge Station for the Wii
A look at Disney Infinity, a kid's game for the Wii U and Wii.
A beautifully designed device from a well known company, Energizer’s charger has only one flaw; it doesn’t work very well.
Nintendo has published a lot of Wii games in Japan and Europe that they refuse to bring to Americas. Here are 4 that deserve a U.S. release, plus three that arrived only after loud complaint.
A look at a little girls' game from the perspective of a non-little girl.
A look at Nintendo's update of the classic game.
A look at what went wrong with Revelation's script
A look at Nintendo's latest party game, Mario Party 9, which pushes Mario Party 8 into the dustbin of history.
Product review of the Logitech Cordless Keyboard for the Wii game console.
A review of the Wii U's Super Mario 3D World.
A look at gesture gaming technology, both before and after the introduction of the Wii.
Tengami is an adventure game that looks like a Japanese pop-up book. It's pretty and unusual, but it leaves you wanting a lot, lot more.
Learn how to avoid injury while playing those dangerously active Wii games.
Fan of Ben 10? You'll have to be to put up with this game.
A look at a hair styling sim for budding stylists.
Pros : Fun choreography and visuals. Great exercise. Cons : Scoring is broken. While Just Dance was a
Game review of Electronic Arts' FIFA Soccer 09 All-Play for the Nintendo Wii
If Nintendo Lives and Dies on Zelda and Mario, Would Their Best Bet Be to Ditch Third Parties and Drop Weird Controllers?
There's a new online guide to use the coloring tools in the Wii U's Art Academy: Sketchpad. The guide is not a product of Nintendo but of someone named Holly
A look at TVii, a free Wii U service designed to make watching TV in the modern age easier.
A review of Nintendo's charge cradle for the Wii remote.
There is no real reason not to stop playing the puzzle game Create at any time I like. There’s no gripping story pushing me forward. There are no big boss battles. Once I solve a puzzle, there is nothing compelling me to start a new one. And yet, hour after hour I find myself moving from one puzzle to the next. As day slips into night I think, “I’ll just solve this one and then stop,” followed by, “I might as well just see what the next one is like.” The game is as addictive as potato chips.
A look at the first singing game for Nintendo's Wii U console.
When my 8 year old nephew Jack saw that I had the platformer New Super Mario Bros. in my hand, his eyes
A review of the music game Wii Music