So Rumors Say the Nintendo Wii U will end Production November 4

“Multiple sources” are reporting that Nintendo will end its production of Wii U consoles this Friday, November 4.

This is sad news, mainly because I actually enjoyed the Wii U and a lot of games it offered and could of offered.

As of September 30, Nintendo had shipped 13.36 million Wii Us.

The final deadline for orders on Nintendo’s production line for Wii U passed yesterday, according to Eurogamer. Only a small number of further orders were placed.

SNK Playmore Corp. will be Changing their Name on December 1

SNK Playmore Corporation, developer of The King of Fighters, Metal Slug and among many other franchises, will change its name to SNK Corporation on December 1.

You can read the message from SNK regarding the name change below:

This change of corporation name to “SNK”, and slogan to “The Future Is Now” marks a return to SNK’s glorious gaming history. Through the huge success of many of its game franchises in the past, SNK is still a brand supported by countless fans from around the world to this day. The new corporation name chosen for this turning point, signifies both a return to the origins of SNK, and revival of our pioneer spirit to always offer long-time fans of SNK, as well as newcomers, entertainment of an even higher quality moving forward.