Just got a Wii U for Christmas? How to get the most from your new machine
Did you get a Wii U for Christmas? If you were lucky enough to unwrap a big Wii U shaped parcel, you'll be discovering cool new secrets about your new console well into the new year, but here are 10 little gems to get you started.
If you want more, we've got 15 other gems in the new issue of Official Nintendo Magazine but, for now, these are the best things you can do with your Wii U. Want to know which games you should buy for your Wii U? Read our best Wii U games feature.
1. Play some games in bed
It may have seemed like a gimmick at first but the Wii U's ability to stream a picture to the GamePad means you can shift your session to the bedroom whenever you like. Not all games support this option (for example, ZombiU requires both the GamePad and the TV screen at all times), but games such as New Super Mario Bros. U, Call Of Duty, Assassin's Creed III and Batman: Arkham City allow the action to switch to the GamePad at any time. Of course, it's not just games that can be enjoyed in bed. You've also got the internet and the Miiverse to get lost in, too. Oh, and our lovely website of course, durr! iPad, shmipad...the Wii U is where it's at from here on in.