Nintendo says "NO" to Wii hard drive

Your Wii's small 512MBs of internal Flash memory may be approaching its limits with all the VC games available (ours is), and Nintendo has today announcedWiiWare,which will bring with it even more downloadable content for Wii.

So surely the rumors suggesting a Wii hard drive is in the works are true, right?

Nope. We posed the question to Nintendo after the WiiWare announcement, and the answer was definitive.

"No," a Nintendo correspondent told us, trashing hopes of an E3 revelation with a single word.

Oh well. Best stock up on some meaty SD cards, then. Read the our exclusive WiiWare Q&A with Nintendo discussing the ins and outs of the new download service to launch next year.

June 27, 2007