Monthly archives: November, 2012

Use A PS2 Control Pad On Your Wii U

Have you got a spare PS2 control pad lying around, if you do you will be able to use it on your Wii U, thanks to a peripheral from Datel, here are sme images of the device:

[Video] Wii U’s Midnight Release In UK

The Wii U had its début release in UK last night, here is video of the event at London’s Oxford Street HMV store:

Wii U Costs $1000US In Brazil

Earlier i made a post, talking about how the US gets stuff much cheaper than UK/EU territories, but i really should count myself lucky as gamers in Brazil have to pay $1000US for the basic 8GB model, now what is not clear, is if this price is the official price or import price, but it is Brazil and electronics are known to……

Wii U And The Price Differences

When any console gets released, the console and games are usually cheaper in US and Japan than they are in UK/EU, so how does the Wii U Fair ?


Wii U White US – $299.99 = £187.26
Wii U Black US – $349.99 = £218.48

Wii U White UK – £249.97 = $400.59
Wii U Black UK……

Wii U Teaser HomeBrew Channel

Famed console hackers/security circumventors fail0verflow posted this information on their blog:

We finally have a YouTube channel and we thought we’d kick things off with a little teaser:

Keep in mind that this is purely a demonstration at this stage. Depending on how things progress and what direction development takes, we may……

Marcan hacks the Wii U, Tweets GPU/CPU Specs

Marcan a well known Wii hacker says he has hacked the Wii U and has released CPU/GPU specs.

Source: CVG

Source: NeoGAF

Marcan later clarified his initial tweets and urged people not to misreport on comparisons with last gen hardware:

The Espresso is an out of order design with a much shorter pipeline…….

Upcoming Wii U Games For Dec 4th USA

Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade

Family Party: 30 Great Games: Obstacle Arcade is the latest in the top-selling Family Party franchise, coming exclusively to the Wii U system. Competitors will navigate through multiple locations in “Family Party Land”, a remote island……

New Update Incoming For Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed

Will address Boost Challenge and Ninja Tag issues

Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed is the only racing title currently available on Wii U, and it looks as though many people who picked up the game have found a few minor issues with it. The issues……

The Wii U queue has started in London

Nintendo fans are already camping outside HMV

Wii U isn’t released until Friday but hardcore Nintendo fans have already started queuing to buy the console outside HMV in London’s Oxford Street. Izzy Rahman has been camping with friends Sing Duong, Michael Djuma and Teddy Djuma outside HMV since Saturday night in order to become the first……

Wii U, week two – Second thoughts and lingering questions

Wii U, week two – Second thoughts and lingering questions
Chad Sapieha | Nov 27, 2012 10:52 AM ET

After spending a week immersed in all things Wii U, I’ve had a chance to step back, breathe normally, and spend a few days thinking about Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s new console rather than playing……