The Wii U Success Formula

Wii U success instructions

If laughing at Mega64‘s recorded misfortunes makes me a terrible person, well then I’m pretty terrible person for LOL-ing throughout their newest mis-adventure in game marketing. Mega64 comments: “Beware CES! Why does each new console bring more property destruction? Could it all be happening for some sinister reason?” This comedy skit is entitled “The Wii …

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Wii Nintendo Selects discount games line revealed

Nintendo Selects discounted Wii games line-up of Animal Crossing: City Folk, Wii Sports, Mario Super Sluggers and Zelda: Twilight Princess (Super Smash Bros. Brawl not pictured)
Nintendo has finally revealed a budget line of Wii games known as “Nintendo Selects” titles. These are best-selling games from the earliest years of the Wii that will be sold at a discounted price of $19.99. You should be able to pick up the Nintendo Select series starting May 15th.

You can tell a game is part of the cheaper line of top-quality first-party titles by the gold “Nintendo Selects” banner in the upper left hand corner of the game box as well as the red-carpet-style coloring, the box is red instead of white. Which should all easily make these games stand out.

Only for titles have been inducted into the Nintendo Selects line-up for the debut:

  • Wii Sports
  • Animal Crossing: City Folk
  • Mario Super Sluggers
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
  • Additionally, a Nintendo Selects Mario Kart Wii system bundle that includes the game “Mario Kart Wii” along with a Nintendo Wii game system will also be debuting alongside the “Nintendo Selects” line-up, in both Black and White and retailing for $150. Wii Sports or Wii Sports Resort will no longer be included though, replaced with Mario Kart Wii. Super Smash Bros. Brawl is additionally rumored to be tapped for the Nintendo Selects line, although it wasn’t officially announced and may happen at a later date.

    Update:
    The “Wii Nintendo Selects” discount line of games has been officially announced by Nintendo for North America. Here is the full press release:

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    Wii and DS million-seller list updated by Nintendo

    Nintendo has updated its list of million-selling titles for the 3DS, DS and Wii. While Nintendogs + Cats sold 3 million and became the first 3DS title to do so, plenty of other first-party games for the Wii and DS have also broken the million barrier, including some surprises (Very happy to see both Kirby’s …

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