Nintendo unveils ‘Nintendo TVii’ for Wii U (video)

Nintendo unveils 'Nintendo TVii' for Wii U (video)

Nintendo confirmed off a number of the Wii U’s new tv performance throughout its New York Metropolis press occasion — first unveiled throughout E3 2012 — together with DVR and TiVO, and search throughout a number of content material suppliers (Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Immediate, and cable tv, to call a number of). It is unclear whether or not the DVR performance is constructed into the console or not, however we’ll remember to discover out as quickly as potential*. Nintendo’s director of strategic partnership Zach Fountain’s calling the service a “personalised program information” and he confirmed off how you’ll work together with content material — films and tv exhibits may be searched by way of textual content entry, or explored in a common class sense (films, television, sports activities, and so on.). If QWERTY textual content is not your type of factor, a rotary entry within the decrease proper nook presents one other method to hunt down content material.

The service is just for US and Canadian Wii U house owners for now, however Fils-Aime stated the corporate’s exploring an enlargement into different elements of the Americas. Nintendo TVii is free with the acquisition of a console this November. Click on on previous the break for the corporate’s temporary video demo.

Replace*: DVR/TiVO performance shouldn’t be constructed into the hardware, we confirmed.

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Joseph Volpe contributed to this report.

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