NFC Archive

Pokemon Rumble for Wii U will use NFC technology

Nintendo has revealed that Pokemon Rumble U will make use of the Gamepad’s NFC technology. Similarly to Skylanders, players will be able to buy figurines and bring them to life on the screen. There will be seven figures available at the game’s launch: Lucario, Bulbasaur, Victini, Torchic, Piplup, Pikachu and a currently secret figure. Keep reading to check […]

Nintendo have an NFC project in the works?

We’ve known for some time that the Wii U Gamepad would possess near field communication technology (NFC) but now that the console has released it is a feature that rarely gets discussed. For those of you who don’t know, NFC is the technology used in the game Skylanders to transport figurines into the game. The upcoming […]

Rumour: Wii U to have an NFC-like ‘Gamer Card’

The Wii U will supposedly come with a device that has a similar feature to that of the Nintendo 3DS’s StreetPass. According to Dual Pixel’s industry source, ‘Geno’, the Wii U will come with a small device that you can slip into your pocket. Apparently, it has a low resolution LCD screen that will show an […]