Wii Consoles

Monster of the Week: The Godfather of the Necromorph on Creating Dead Space's Famous Creature

Dead Space designer Ben Wanat tells us about the creation of the Necromorphs, one of last generation's most iconic monsters.

Reggie Fils-Aimé Given Lifetime Achievement Award by Video Game Hall of Fame

The former NoA president credits his connection to the community.

Super Monkey Ball is Back, But It's A Remake Of The Wii's Banana Blitz [Update]

And the monkey's paw curls on more finger.

A Fan Is Translating A Previously Japan-Only Iwata Asks With The Crystal Bearers Producer

An untranslated interview will finally be available for those who can't read Japanese.

Some Of The Best Runs From SGDQ's Record-Breaking 2019 Marathon

A few personal picks from a phenomenal week of charity fundraising.

Minecraft: Story Mode Episodes Re-Listed At $100 Apiece On Xbox Store To Deter New Purchases

A high price to pay to play Story Mode before it disappears.

The Best Resident Evil Games Ranked From Worst to Best

In this ranking of the best Resident Evil games, we decide which ones are Tyrant-grade and which ones are basic, brain-dead zombies.

Best Zelda Games Ranked Worst to Best

We rank the best Zelda games of all time with our definitive list covering more than a dozen consoles, including Breath of the Wild! What is the best Zelda game ever made?

Reggie Fils-Aime Says a Heartwarming Goodbye to Fans

In a new video, Nintendo of America's retiring president bids adieu.

Gamers Pay Tribute to Reggie Fils-Aime After Retirement News

Our bodies weren't ready.

Kicking Ass and Taking Names: Reggie Fils-Aime's Legacy at Nintendo

Reggie both embraced and transcended his role as Nintendo's chief cheerleader.

Reggie Fils-Aime is Retiring From Nintendo, Bowser Takes Over

Reggie is leaving after 15 years at Nintendo.

The RPGs We Lost When the Wii Shop Closed

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Examining the RPGs we lost with the Wii Shop closure, and where to find alternate versions.

10 Virtual Console Games That Are Tragically Dust in the Wind After the Wii Shop Closure

"Memento Mori" applies to video games, too.

Wii Shop Channel Closes for Good Next Week

Points can be used for purchases, but can't be refunded or transferred to the eShop.

This Portable Wii Was Designed to Look like a Nintendo Switch

Looks can be deceiving.

Gal Metal Feels Like a Spiritual Successor to Wii Music, Only It's Better

Gal Metal on Nintendo Switch is more drum simulator than another light rhythm game.

Rare Prototype Wii Remotes Unearthed at Japanese Auction

A blast from the past.

"It Scared the Shit Out of Me:" Remembering Dead Space With One of its Key Creators

For Dead Space's 10th anniversary, we look back on the early games of the series with one of its key creators, Wright Bagwell.

Why the Nintendo Switch is Already a Bigger Success than the Wii

There's a story behind Nintendo's latest batch of numbers.

Nintendo Could Target Casual Gamers in 2018 for Switch, but Don't Expect the Wii 2.0

Nintendo just wants more people to play the Switch, really.

Switch Sales Near 18 Million, with Mario Odyssey and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe the Most Popular Titles

Nintendo's still someway off the Wii's 101 million units sold and Mario Kart Wii's 37 million units sold, but it's on its way.

Nintendo Shutting Down The Wii Shop Channel in 2019

If you're looking to buy Wii games online, your time is now limited.

USgamer Community Question: What Game Can You Remember Your Parents Playing?

*DJ Khaled voice*: Another one. (Another USgamer Friday Community question.) This week: What game can you remember your parents playing?

I Ain't Even Mad About Friend Codes on the Nintendo Switch

Friend codes aren't ideal, but they're not as bad as they appear at first glance, either.

As Nintendo Wii Turns 10, So Too Do Retronauts' Complaints About Virtual Console

A decade of lamentations for a potentially brilliant service that never quite lived up to its promise.

Retronauts Rumbles with the History of Punch-Out!!

This week on USgamer's classic gaming podcast, we dig into the surprisingly deep history of Nintendo's gloriously cartoony take on pugilism.

Dragon Quest X Confirmed for NX, DQXI Still Fuzzy

Square Enix is bringing Dragon Quest to NX, but not the one you'd expect.

Now You're Playing With Teeny-Tiny Power: Nintendo Announces Retro NES Console

Taking back the mall kiosks from vile plunderers.

What are the Best Virtual Console Games for Nintendo 3DS?

A comprehensive breakdown of classic games on 3DS, both good, great, and awful. Now complete for all systems: Game Boy, Game Boy Color, NES, Game Gear, Super NES, and 3D Classics! [Updated: May 13]

Pandora's Tower Unexpectedly Returns Courtesy of the Wii U eShop

Revisit this odd but interesting action game on the Wii U.

Philips Files Suit Against Nintendo for Patent Infringement

The company is seeking to get the Wii and Wii U removed from sale.

This is What a Resident Evil 2 Remake Might Look Like

Ever wished Resident Evil 2 played more like Resident Evil 4? Take a look at these demo videos.

Moving Targets: The Rise of Motion Control

From Eurogamer's 2009 archives, Dan Whitehead looks at motion control's triumphs and tragedies over the years.

GameSpy Servers Shutting Down Next Month

The service's closure puts a number of online games from as recently as 2010 at risk.

As Monster Hunter Turns 10, Can Capcom Finally Make the West Listen?

Eurogamer's Wesley Yin-Poole interviews its creator Ryozo Tsujimoto to find out.

Please Understand: Nintendo Shutting Down Online Services for Wii and DS

The Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection is coming to an end. Quick, download all those Layton puzzles!

Nintendo Urges Players to Vote with Their Wallets, Not Petitions

Reggie Fils-Aime makes it clear that Nintendo pays attention to fan campaigns, but doesn't let them direct the company's business plans.

Next Gen Graphics, Part 3: Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

The final entry in our look into the graphical leaps between console generations.

Nintendo Has Ceased Production of the Wii

The company's "blue ocean" console finally ends its production run.

Get Out of My Brain, Silent Hill

Pete ponders the virtues of one of the most overlooked entries in the Silent Hill series.

Who's to Blame for Wii U's Dismal Sales?

Recent sales figures for Nintendo's new console aren't looking good. Should we be worried?

Wiird Channels

Eurogamer's Rich Stanton raises a glass and bids a fond farewell to several of the Wii's Channels.