Which service was Nintendo TVii again? Oh yeah, the cable/program guide thing. In case anyone in Europe was waiting for that Wii U service to launch, you can officially stop waiting now—Nintendo of Europe has given up because it’s too hard.
With Nintendo TVii, the Kyoto-based game maker is bringing streaming video to the GamePad. Starting on December 8 in Japan, gamers can watch the pictures as they fly through the air via the comfort of the Wii U GamePad. But if you want easy channel changing, you must barf up extra cash.
Nintendo talked a lot about the Wii U yesterday, but there was one big topic they didn't cover: the Miiverse, the console's version of a social network.
Shot at Nintendo's event in New York City today, here's a live look at Nintendo TVii in action. Nintendo TVii is the Wii U service that will allow you to use the second screen to interact with media, follow sports scores, and do all sorts of other random connected and streamy things.
Nintendo unveiled the "Nintendo TVii" app for their new Wii U console today at their press event in New York.