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by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, May 1, 2013 2:00PM PDT

Nintendo has sent out an update to current Wii owners, informing them that the Wii U is "not just an upgrade." Read more

River City Ransom 2 is in development from indie studio Combit, the developer announced. It is planning a crowd-funding effort this summer, with a release slated for next year. Read more

The House of the Dead: Overkill is making its way to iOS devices soon. "The Lost Reels" is a "remixed" version of the original Wii light gun shooter. Read more

The Legend of Zelda "Symphony of the Goddess" concert series has just announced a host of returning cities for its 2013 calendar, and two more cities (Baltimore and Grand Rapids). Read more

Earthbound is coming to Virtual Console this year, Nintendo has announced. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Apr 12, 2013 6:45AM PDT

Now that the Wii U has been out for a while, Nintendo is making moves to start shutting down most of the 'Channel' services on the original Wii. Come June 28, it'll turn off the Nintendo Channel, News Channel, and more. Fear not, though: by and large, useful ones like YouTube, Netflix, and the Shop Channel will keep running. Read more

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Apr 11, 2013 3:00PM PDT

A new trailer for the upcoming Disney Infinity shows off a dream of many kids who have ever witnessed a Disney animated movie: Being able to mix... Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Apr 10, 2013 3:00PM PDT

Disney Interactive is developing Planes games exclusively for Nintendo's platforms. The games will hit Wii U, Wii, 3DS, and DS on August 6. Read more

Harmonix will no longer be releasing DLC songs for its Rock Band series, and a few songs will soon be disappearing from the existing library because of licensing issues. Read more

Warren Spector talks about the lessons learned from Junction Point, and how consulting, teaching, or another start-up are among his possible future plans. Read more