Wii U News: Nintendo Wii U to have Full Blown “App Store”

The Daily is reporting that Nintendo is currently hard at work in creating a full-blown app store for their forthcoming home console, Nintendo Wii U. Check out the quote below regarding the highly anticipated system:

Wii U owners will be able to use apps that operate on the Wii U itself, such as MLB.TV, and others that run independently on the Wii U’s controller. Given its tablet-like design and 6.2-inch screen, it’s not hard to imagine being able to check email, browse the Web, post to social networks and even get some gaming in

– The Daily’s Matt Hickey

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Nintendo 3DS Continues Domination in Japan

The latest Media Create hardware sales are now in and it appears as though the Nintendo 3DS has continued its recent string of dominating weeks selling a whopping 482,000+ units. Also notable is the fact that PS Vita, Sony’s sexy new handheld, didn’t manage to move more hardware units than its predecessor selling just over 75,000 units. We will see.

Check out the list below:

3DS 482,200
PSP 101,121
Wii 91,176
PS3 75,943
Vita 72,479
DSi LL 8,470
DSi 5,894
Xbox 360 4,245
PS2 1,582
DS Lite 32

Game Informer review scores – January 2012

Here are the latest review scores from Game Informer Magazine. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim continues its impressive review scores run while COD MW3 and Metal Gear both receive an impressive 9.0 out of 10. Check out the rest below:

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – 9.5
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – 9.0
Assassin’s Creed Revelations – 8.75 / 8.25 (second opinion)
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection – 9.0
Jurassic Park: The Game – 5.5
WWE ’12 – 5.5
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 – 8.0
GoldenEye 007: Reloaded – 7.0
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary – 8.5
Minecraft – 9.25
Fortune Street – 8.5
Mario Kart 7 – 8.5
Kinect Disneyland Adventures – 7.5
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 – 7.5
Stronghold 3 – 4.0
Raving Rabbids: Alive & Kicking – 5.0
Otomedius Excellent – 3.75

All New Nintendo Direct Press Conference December 27th

In case you missed the news, Nintendo will be showing off upcoming Wii and Nintendo 3DS games during a special web conference on December 27th via Nintendo Direct. The Nintendo Web Broadcast will air at Noon in Japan on December 27 which converts to 7:00pm PST (10:00 EST) in the United States on Monday, December 26.

Keep it here for for updates.

What would you guys like to hear? I am hoping for some solid release dates on their tremendous 1st party lineup and maybe a surprise or 2.