Nintendo TVii Coming to Wii U

Nintendo TVii Coming to Wii U

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Gamers can stream videos or browse live television on the Wii U at no extra cost.

Nintendo showed off more than just hardware and games at its press conference this morning; the publisher also revealed Nintendo TVii, a new service coming to the Wii U. Nintendo TVii allows users to "browse programming from sources they subscribe to, including cable and satellite channels, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube, and even their recorded TiVo shows - all from a single starting point."

The service will be available on all Wii U consoles, and won't have an extra cost or monthly fee. Reggie Fils-Aime called Nintendo TVii the publisher's "most different non-gaming initiative" that it has ever introduced.

Nintendo TVii appears to be similar to the SmartGlass technology Microsoft unveiled at E3, but it won't require Wii U owners to have a separate tablet, which is convenient. We'll have more details from Nintendo's press conference throughout the day.

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Pretty much in line with what er have on the other HD consoles but still nice to know the Wii-U will not be a featureless wasteland much like the Wii.

With Netflix finally coming to Europe I think this is good news. If they keep announcing more good stuff I might stop making fun of the name they gave it.

When it comes to Wii, It's always good to have a strong stream.

Okay, I've been passing by a lot of Wii U news without reading them, so, would you kindly answer my question:
Is Wii U a stand-alone portable console, stand-alone home console or is it a high-level accesory for the Wii?

Dare I say the Wii U might have some potential... still waiting on games worth buying one though

Why I think Nintendo TVii is a great idea

VMK:
Okay, I've been passing by a lot of Wii U news without reading them, so, would you kindly answer my question:
Is Wii U a stand-alone portable console, stand-alone home console or is it a high-level accesory for the Wii?

Stand alone console that has with it, a controller that's a tablet in edition to the average 4 normal controllers.

Wondering how this'll work in Australia.

I ain't that crazy about it. I might use it and like it, but I doubt it. A nice feature, I ain't gonna complain, but it isn't for me. Sure it'll make the investors happy enough, though.

Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Video, Tivo and live Tv all in one app, that sounds nice for me c:

 

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