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Nintendo Wii U: Live from GDC

We’re here at the 2013 Game Developer’s Conference and we’re hoping that today is a big day for Nintendo Wii U fans. It’s not surprising that Nintendo has a huge presence at GDC, matching Sony with an equally humongous booth at the expo’s entrance, but with the next generation of console wars heating up we’re hoping Nintendo will have something new to show.

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In addition to scoping out everything at the Nintendo booth (show floor opens at 10AM Pacific), we’ll also be attending a special Nintendo Wii U Session for developers titled “Nintendo Wii U Application Development with HTML and Javascript”. We’re not sure if anything enlightening will be revealed at this session or if it instead will be a very code heavy discussion, but as you know, we can’t risk not bringing you ALL the Wii U news possible.

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While you’re waiting for us to bring you the latest Nintendo news from GDC, why not head over to our Wii U Forums and keep the conversation going? If you haven’t joined already, you’ll find a friendly and knowledgeable community of Wii U enthusiasts, eager to discuss the latest news, games, and strategies.

Stay tuned!

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  • AAAkabob

    Awesome this is the kind of stuff I come to the website for

  • http://www.facebook.com/john.pope.18007218 John Pope

    Wii u 32 gb 2 games £199 at hmv

    • Nintedward

      Certain HMV stores are closing down and they are trying to clear stock out.

      I just bought Luigi’s mansion 2 and Lego city undercover. both of which are amazing , especially Luigis mansion 2

      • http://www.facebook.com/john.pope.18007218 John Pope

        Yeah just trying to get people a good deal while it lasts :)

  • sonicfan1373

    Nintendo TVii, eShop, Miiverse, and of course the browser are all written using a mix of native code and HTML and JavaScript. Nintendo has also trademarked (very recently in 2013) the name Nintendo Web Framework. During the annual investors conference, Iwata said that at GDC they want to show devs how to easily write apps and games using simple tools. I think it is clear that Nintendo is going to show developers how to create native web apps for the Wii U, which makes sense because the Wii U has a powerful WebKit based webengine and also because web applications do not take long to load (the web browser for example loads instantly) and many simple apps that we find on Smart Devices can be written in HTML and JavaScript and many are already written in these languages, and developers of simple apps and games are not going to need to purchase expensive Wii U dev kits in order develop the basic apps.

  • http://twitter.com/SeroReviews SeroReviews

    Thanks for the hard work!

  • Chiwawa

    i’ll be here waiting for the good news.

  • David

    Release the web framework! I’ll start coding in an instant : )

  • jcnba28

    I love you Nintendo!

  • Johny

    thanks for all the news… as being a programmer myself, i’d LOVE seeing an as in depth article about html and javascript coding on wii u article :)

  • Revolution5268

    so how do we watch this?

    • sharlo galmo

      i don’t think we gonna see it, cause i am searching but can find something

  • Only a few are true gamers

    Awesome…Wii U will do fine and let the haters talk out of there (beep) Im ready to get my Mh3 game and will be buying mine on the 3rd of april

  • Easter_egg27

    I don´t think that nintendo presence at GDC will be that good.
    The name of their conference is Wii u application development with HTML and JavaScript.
    But hopefully i´m wrong.

  • http://twitter.com/strykers82 Darnell Foster

    Yes. Yes indeed
    Slowly but surely nintendo

  • Ryan House

    How long did Ubisoft Delay Rayman Legends? its the only game from Ubisoft for Wii U I want so Far.

    • gobrowniesgo

      Rayman comes out in sept.

  • Ryan House

    I can’t wait until E3. I want to see Mario Kart U and The Wind Waker U

  • Zorbo85

    LMFAO at you pathetic nintendo slurpers saying sales do not matter!!!!PMSFL!!!
    Of course sales matter you rettards and why rayman was delayed and B4 not coming due to ABYSMAL sales of the wii u!!!
    Developers only release games on consoles that have large fan bases and will not waste their time making games for consoles with only 3 million fan bases!!
    The same thing happened to the 3ds cack launch,priced way to high and only the price drop saved it!!!
    Funny the vita for over a year in japan sold 9k per week…………then it has a price drop and sales go up 300 percent in the month following the drop which goes to show you price was one of the main reasons why the vita failed in japan for so long!!!
    After E3 WII U WILL BE DEAD!!!!

  • Zorbo85

    LMFAO nintendo have just released a lame video showing the difference of loading times before and after the april update!!!WTF?
    Every wii u constantly crashing and having issues goes to show once again a nintendo console was rushed!!!to release a console have it fail so badly at simply things like loading and then iwata do a public apology is PATHETIC!!!
    Wii u was rushed and stupidly released early just to get a head start on the next gen….funny that the wii and ps3 were shown at E32006 and released a few months apart yet the wii destroyed it in sales!!!
    After E3 wii u is dead!!!
    LOL

    • beerkin

      Look another fat virgin living with his parents trolling internet forums. You are a sad fucker you know?!? My god. Take a look at your life and what you are doing. Its pathetic. I feel bad for you. This must be the only interaction you get. Mommy and Daddy are divorced and your mom is a stripper or a pro. Dads probably banging the secretary and has written you off. Im sorry you have such a sad existense that the only people thatrespond to you or even know you exist are people on an internet board that hate you. Man you should makes some changes cause what you do here is really sad. Now f the f off will ya?!?!

  • Zorbo85

    Also you nintendo slurpers Activison has just shown off the first graphics of next gen consoles at GDC and they look so mind bogglingly real that they make the wii u graphics look pathetic!!!
    Also metal gear solid 5,New COD,and a new granturismo racing game all LAUNCH titles for ps4!!!
    Bye bye wii u!!!
    LOL

  • Zorbo85

    The next console war is between sony and microsoft since its release no one is even talking about the joke that is wii u,everyones attention is now on E3 to see the next gen consoles…………not play the same rehash of mario,mario kart games nintendo do every year but this time with HD!!!

    • beerkin

      Look everyone! Take pitty on the lowly internet trool. Hes probably such a fat ass that he cant leave his room, so he trolls videogme forums. Aww. Kinds sad isnt it. We will be taking donations later since he has no job, no woman, no friends, no parents, siblings or any one at all that gives a crap about him. Such a sad case.

  • AAAkabob

    I’m glad you like to spend your time being as unproductive as possible, and when your social skills are so poor that when you’re trying to get a job in the real world it shows I will laugh in your face knowing no one will ever hire a chump like you.

  • GermGerm

    I didn’t buy a wii u to play battlefield 4….

  • audi lover

    Battlefields 3 was shit played it for a day then traded in, its for the cod mindless generation

  • http://twitter.com/Jamie_Clabon Jamie Clabon

    I hope you find your missing chromosone soon

  • HeroponLuigi

    Hahaha This news would matter if battlefield mattered which it does not indeed, yes.

  • Only a few are true gamers

    Huge fail troll…Now go back under your bridge like a good little boy and let the real gamers speak

  • Richard Yates

    You was dropped at birth yes?

  • NkoSekirei

    this guy is an @$$hole

  • beerkin

    Why do pieces of dog shit like you exist?

  • beerkin

    You are using the market owning, Vita ass waxing, 3DS as your example that Nintendo sucks?!?!?! Go away you worthless moron.

  • http://twitter.com/Jamie_Clabon Jamie Clabon

    I think it’s trying to communicate, but all that’s comig out is hot air and bull shit

  • Only a few are true gamers

    Yes im your tenth thumb down. Bye bye.

  • Only a few are true gamers

    Looks like the fans have spoken and your comments are worthless and how many thumbs down did you get again..My advice go troll somewhere people will care because as i see it..You have no weight here…you mad bro?

  • NkoSekirei

    ur more pathetic like any other troll so shut up retard

  • Zorlac79

    Dudes a troll

  • Only a few are true gamers

    you have to remember trolls like zorbo85 are not real gamers and never will be

  • Only a few are true gamers

    Hahaha that was good..He reminds me of the cry babies on the playground when i was a kid..Let him eat stadic

  • beerkin

    HAHAHA! Nice.

  • Richard Yates

    Bf2 was the last great bf game but before that it was a mod for bf1942 called desert combat! They have geared up for this cod style one a year bullshit! EA are an evil evil company.

  • http://www.facebook.com/donovan.lewis.927 Donovan Lewis

    You are totally right, real gamers don’t complain about sale numbers blablabla. But this guy has to from OUTA SPACE! :D XD

  • Only a few are true gamers

    Well i don’t worry about those posers im happy with my wii u and im not forking 600 dollars for another next gen console that won’t have hardly any games and looks like last gen and im talking about ps4