Nintendo has just rolled out a new system update for their Wii U home console; which includes new features such as the ability to create folders, a re-designed HOME menu, and many more.
*quickly runs to my Wii U*
*quickly runs to my gamepad* ftfy
Quickly runs to the toilet... I ate Taco Bell. Now onto Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze. Just got it last weekend.
@ guitarded Enjoy it man it's really good game prepare to loose a lot of lives ;)
@ LOL_WUT Dude I know... I have almost raged at the game a few times. I like a challenge, but this game is hard as hell sometimes. Don't know how they expect kids to play it.
Now I can put all my Mega Man games in one folder.
Damn, and I'm at work. Poor Wii U.
Haven't touched my Wii in a few months, but not because I'm bored with it. Been playing Vita, 3DS, XB1, and with FH2 & Smash Brothers releasing tomorrow & Friday that will continue. * Once it gets closer to Smash Brothers Wii U release, then I'm going to download a bunch of eshop games to the Wii U and play the heck out of it... Also by then we should have Mario Kart 8 DLC right ?
You are seriously missing out if you arent playing Hyrule Warriors.
first Mario Kart DLC is in November. also i recommend Bayonetta 2
Buy Bayo 2, dude.
Bayo 2 U know u want it
No I plan on playing a bunch of games...I just took a break from the Wii U, because I had other games to play or that I was really into. * I kind of game in cycles. I usually have 4-5 games I'm playing and once I finish that batch I move onto the next, so it all depend on which console I'm using. * Cycling through 3DS, Vita, PSP, PC, Wii U & Xbox One, so there is only so much time for each. * FH2 releases tomorrow with Smash Brothers on Friday. That will keep me busy until Fantasy Life 3DS & Assassins Creed Unity. I'll play all those until Smash bros. Wii U, and then once I start playing the Wii U again, I'm going to download some eshop games. * Games like Mega Man X,X2,X3, MM7, Shovel Knight......Looking forward to Captain Toad. I'm not into the Hyrule Warriors style of hacking n slashing a hundred enemies on screen at once or whatever. I'm glad they made it for everyone else to play, but I won't be getting it most likely. I completely understand I'm missing out on a good game. I'm ok with that. My Next Legend of Zelda experience will be with the new LoZ game.
Hyrule Warriors has been great fun and Bayonetta 2 next month.
:O Top news story of the week for me. Hell ya Nintendo!!!
I had to confess to having a double-take when I read the headline. Wii U owners had wanted this for so long, then Nintendo just squirts it out with no warning or fanfare! It was never the mess some people claimed it was but the Wii U UI is certainly maturing quite well nowadays.
The Wii U has features that the PS4 doesn't. Who woulda thunk it.
How so? Wii U is 1 year older....
But the PS4 is the definitive Next-gen console, dontcha know?
Of course the system I have that has hardly no games on gets this and the system that has all my games doesn't yet. It will though eventually though so whatever.
It's the opposite for me, so I'm happy.
I find it hard to believe that you can't find a lot of games on the Wii U at this point, unless all you're looking for is sports, shooters, and RPG's...
Or you already played through the Wii U's lineup. I definitely have. Waiting for Bayonetta 2 now.
Both consoles certainly need it. I have a Wii U and PS4, but the bulk of my games are on the Wii U so this will come in very useful. Whilst I don't have many PS4 games at the moment, I'm already finding the UI to be a bit unpredictable, with my game "tiles" seemingly moving at random. It's still a fine console and maybe it's because I'm new to Sony consoles, but navigating the menus normally involves me sitting there with my tongue out for 5mins trying to find stuff :D
Ps4 needs this urgently
Folders? Yes, I guess... Anyway, Wii U needed these since launch, I mean, 3DS already had them by then, but well, at least they're here now, I only have one page left of squares for software, so yes, I'm happy ^^
There is no shortage for spaces even before this update-your screen would have just added a new page, mines been doing this forever as I'm now on my 12th page(which I've condensed down to two now with the folders);)
i'd be happy if they'd just separate the apps from the games, lol.
Now you can do that yourself.
I still want to be able to turn my gamepad off during Netflix. Currently if you do the main screen is stuck on the gamepad menu and ofc you can't see anything. I have to use wiimotes.
For a neat-freak like myself; I'm THRILLED they finally added folders (Yes, I'm getting ecstatic over folders...You should see the screens of my laptop and tablet). I also like the fact you can COLORIZE them. Makes sorting even easier. :-) Also, the HOME menu re-design looks pretty slick. Now then...I just wish they would add stuff like: - MP3 and Blu-Ray playback - Themes for the main menu (like what the 3DS is getting) - Heads-Up Notifications (just like other systems have) Make it happen, Nintendo! Even so - nice update.
- MP3 and Blu-Ray playback NO. Wii U need only Gaming Features.
MP3 I wouldn't say no to. MKV as well....
Why say no to multimedia? It's a pretty great feature on Sony consoles. It's not a deal breaker not to have it but more is never less lol.
@Otaku Thank you for speaking on behalf of every Nintendo owner out there. Just because you don't want it, doesn't mean other people don't too. Idiot.
@randomass171 Uh because every system doesn't need it. Are yall really desperate for this feature when you have like 50 other devices that have it.
Eh, the multimedia stuff, I don't feel is necessary. I would rather see Nintendo focus more on updates related to making it better from a gaming standpoint, not from a multimedia fan's standpoint. The time and development spent trying to cram blue ray playback and MP3, could be spent on better things. Like cross-game chat[though that's another feature I'm not really missing all that much], their own version of a trophy system [best way to do it; let us earn stamps as our trophies, so that the trophies can actually be USED, instead of being just for bragging rights], or maybe even a way of playing 3DS games through the Wii U. I'd take any of those features over music and movie applications.
It's not exactly Nintendo approved but if you want to turn your Wii U into a media centre, look into setting up a Plex server and browse to that from the Wii U. It works a treat thanks to the Wii U browser not sucking :)
I doubt they gonna add multimedia support, but I heard some indie devs would like to make a media player for Wii U
people seam to forget that today is the 18th birthday of N64..... and with the changes on the official Nintendo page asking us to check back for N64 Download news (back in june) it looks pretty good that something will happen this week IMO.
N64 nintendo last great console. I love the n64 i played so much golden eye and resident evil.
Anyone know how to apply the dlc costumes on hyrule warriors? Got the free dlc from gamestop, downloaded it but don't know how to use it...
It should install when you load the game. Afterwards hit the X button during the character select screen on characters that have multiple suits.
I would like to know this as well.
Thank god they brought folders. It was getting crowded on my dashboard. I always wondered why they didnt have this already since they do on 3DS.
Yeah. I made three separate folders; First Party&related [Related as in games that feel more like Nintendo games than anything else, IE; Shovel Knight, Megaman X1, etc etc etc] Third parties.[ most of mine are physical so this one only has, like, four games in it.XD] And finally, indies.[ this one is going to get PACKED in the coming months, and it's already got a nice bit in it...] Feels good to have them organized so neatly for a change.
Yay... Now it just needs DLNA and I might use the thing more...
Wow, it took the WiiU this long to get folders? A feature that the 3DS has had for years? Come on, Nintendo. Step up your game!
lol they both got folders roughly two years into their lifespan. Seems pretty consistent to me.
Surprised that Xbox One does not have folders since it is on native Windows platform which is x86 and that's Microsoft...
I want the main menu on gamepad to display day and time, why is that so hard !?
This is a nice update~ I've already made folders for my virtual console titles by console.
YES, FOLDERS! Next gen is complete!
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