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Nintendo increased the character limit for Miiverse posts and comments from 100 to 200 this week. The switch, made "by popular demand," applies to both the Wii U and web versions of the social network. Nintendo also fiddled with the 'popular posts' filter this week, allowing users to now see highly...

June 27th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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After coming to smartphones and tablets last month, the web version of Miiverse now allows users to post as well as browse. You still need the GamePad stylus if you want to doodle all over the Wii U's social network, but this week's update does bring other welcome features. The web version now let...

May 30th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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When Miiverse first hit the web, Nintendo called it a beta experience. It was an apt description -- the web app lacked the ability to manage friends, tweak user details or create new posts. Today, things are looking a bit better: Nintendo quietly pushed an update for the service this week, adding...

May 30th 2013 at 1:42am 0 Comments
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The Miiverse is expanding (just like the universe) and is scheduled to launch on the 3DS this year, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced in a financial presentation. Miiverse launched in Bowser browser form yesterday."We are also planning to make available a system update for Nintendo 3DS to a...

April 25th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Littered among Nintendo's promises for the year were plans to take Miiverse, the company's social platform, to the next level. That starts today, with the company launching a web portal for the community. Wii U owners can now access their Miiverse activity feed, user menu, notifications and commun...

April 24th 2013 at 10:20pm 0 Comments
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You can't quite draw Mario tableaux on your smartphone to share with your pals yet, but you can load up Miiverse on your computer or smartphone's web browser to look at your friends' stuff. Browser access to the Wii U's adorable social network has launched, in beta.Load up the Miiverse site here an...

April 24th 2013 at 10:20pm 0 Comments
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Your Wii U-based drawing and "Yeah!"-ing life will change just a tiny bit as of today. Nintendo has rolled out two small updates to the Miiverse community, tweaks to make browsing a little faster and a little simpler.First, communities are now organized by categories, "like 'Wii U Games' and "Virtu...

April 5th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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No longer will you be forced to put your detailed Deku Scrub drawings in the Wheel of Fortune Miiverse community. Nintendo has opened a new group in the service just for that sort of thing.The new Zelda Miiverse community isn't tied to a particular game like most Miiverse communities, instead offer...

February 14th 2013 at 2:40pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo seems to be getting more comfortable with the idea of its properties and services appearing on hardware it didn't create. Last November saw the release of an official Pokémon app for iOS and this spring will see smartphones gaining access to the Miiverse, its social network for...

January 23rd 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Miiverse, Nintendo's Wii U based "empathy network" that allows users to chat and share hilarious drawings about their Wii U games and apps, will be available as a browser-based service for smartphones starting this spring.Though it'll be a simple browser experience at first, Nintendo says it "plans...

January 23rd 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments