In Japan, Nintendo has announced that it’s shuttering the Wii Shop Channel. Wii Points can be added until March 27, 2018, while games can be bought on the Wii Shop Channel until January 31, 2019. No word on how this impacts regions outside Japan. 


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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.