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In a follow-up report to Nintendo's financial briefing today, an on-demand gaming service spanning multiple pieces of hardware is described as part of CEO Satoru Iwata's longterms plans. The first step toward this new on-demand service, the report says, was introducing Nintendo Network IDs on both...

January 29th 2014 at 9:59pm 0 Comments
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We've known for a while that Nintendo Network IDs can only be associated with a single Wii U console, and now it appears that this restriction is providing unexpected benefits for used console buyers. Specifically, NeoGAF member DSN2K claims that second-hand console purchasers are able to redownloa...

January 4th 2013 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Parents looking to create additional Nintendo ID accounts for their children are required to pay a one-time $0.50 fee via credit card to provide consent for minors to access Nintendo Network.Nintendo's confirmation email notes that Wii U owners can use a "Parental Control PIN" to create additional...

November 18th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The latest version of Origin's privacy policy may have just given the world its first fleeting glimpse into the online architecture of Nintendo's rapidly approaching Wii U, or at least the naming conventions used by said architecture."By signing up to play EA's titles," the policy reads, "you agree...

October 23rd 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments