Wii U Gamepads On Sale In Japan

In a not so surprising move, Nintendo Japan have started to sell Wii U pads on their online store, presumably to replace broken pads. As announced in the past, Nintendo have gone on record saying that the Wii U is unable to support two gamepads due to issues with resolutions being beamed to multiple gamepads. In Australia, most people purchase their replacement pads from Ebay … Continue reading Wii U Gamepads On Sale In Japan

Japan see Famicom faceplate for Wii U gamepad

In yet another piece of mouth watering goodness coming out of Japan, 3rd party manfacturer Datel have released news and pictures of the Famicom faceplate which they’re releasing for the Wii U Gamepad. It looks like its being made for the Premium Wii U pack as the buttons are black in the screenshot. One small caveat however is that with the faceplate on, the Gamepad … Continue reading Japan see Famicom faceplate for Wii U gamepad

Nintendo Executive’s Wife Switches To Wii U Gamepad

Head of Nintendo Europe, Satoru Shibata, has recently revealed that he convinced his wife to try out the Wii U Gamepad when she was unable to purchase an iPad. It came about because she wanted a tablet device to browse the internet however when iPads were sold out in different stores, he asked her to try browsing the net on the Wii U Gamepad. “Until … Continue reading Nintendo Executive’s Wife Switches To Wii U Gamepad