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Nintendo planning Direct presentation for Miiverse details, Friend Codes not required

A month from launch, we're all still terrifyingly in the dark as to the Wii U's online functionality. Nintendo will help correct that soon, by hosting a Nintendo Direct streaming presentation about the Miiverse service. In an investor Q&A, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata described the primary...

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Wii U achievements not mandatory for devs, friend codes to change for the better

There won't be a pervasive "achievement" system on Wii U, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime suggested to Kotaku. Referring to the 3DS's system-specific achievements, which honor StreetPass-based activities in the system software, "We will have that," Fils-Aime said. "Once you start...

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Farewell, Friend Codes: Wii U to have single online identity and friends list [update]

Surprisingly, Nintendo wasn't the one to answer the question that's been at the forefront of our minds since John Riccitiello talked up the Wii U's online capabilities: Ubisoft recently told MTV Multiplayer that the system will get rid of the maligned Friend Codes system in favor of a single...

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Modojo launches 3DS Friend Code Finder app

Is your 3DS Mii Plaza a lonely, vacant wasteland? Your large-headed avatars have depth, you know, and with depth comes feelings. Why not get them some company using Modojo's new 3DS Friend Code Finder app on Facebook? It's a simple enough tool: Just input your code, which every one of your...

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3DS features only one Friend Code

Glory, glory saints be praised! The days of game-specific Friend Codes are behind us! ... At least, they are on the 3DS. At today's 3DS launch reveal, Reggie Fils-Aiie announced that the system will use only one friend code across all games. Plus, if someone's on the same WiFi network as you, you...

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Wii Guitar Hero 5 doesn't use in-game Friend Codes

And we thought the announcement of a returning feature from a previous game was exciting. In an interview with IGN, Vicarious Visions' Karthik Bala revealed that the Wii version of Guitar Hero 5 won't bother you for Friend Codes when you try to play online. "For GH5, we've implemented support for...

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Upcoming game ditching Friend Codes?

We imagine going against Nintendo is a bit like going against the mob. Don't talk out against Friend Codes and you won't find your house burned down. You know, that kind of thing. And, if the latest IGN Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast is to be believed, a "major" upcoming game will be doing away with...

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DS Fanboy presents: Game Night [update 2]

Update: The staff is no longer in the Game Night chat. If you missed us, then we'll see you after the holidays. It's Thursday again, which means you're one day closer to the weekend. It also means that it's time for Game Night, our weekly break from our hectic lives so we can spend time with who...

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Wii Fanboy presents: Game Night [update 2]

Update: The staff is no longer in the Game Night chat. If you missed us, then we'll see you after the holidays. It's Thursday again, which means you're one day closer to the weekend. It also means that it's time for Game Night, our weekly break from our hectic lives so we can spend time with who...

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DS Fanboy presents: Game Night [update 2]

Update: Okay, that's it for us, but you can continue enjoying the chat room! It's Thursday and you all know what that means! It's time to get our game on. If you've got a Wii and/or a DS, along with some online-compatible games, then it's simple to get in on the fun. For those of you new to all...

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