Nintendo Web Framework

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Nintendo Web Framework
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The Nintendo Web Framework dashboard.
Developer(s) Nintendo
Initial release 25 March 2013; 3 years ago (2013-03-25)
Stable release
Development status Active
Operating system Windows
Platform WebKit
Type Video game engine
License Freeware
As of September 2014

Nintendo Web Framework (codenamed Bamboo) is a development environment based on WebKit technologies. It is used to develop video games for the Wii U system using many different languages including: HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS. This framework supports the Wii U GamePad controller, Wii Remote controllers, and some other JavaScript extensions.[2]


The Nintendo Web Framework currently supports the following middleware plugins:[3]

  • Construct 2
  • Impact (developed by PhobosLab)[4]
  • Enchant.js
  • Game Pencil Engine (developed by Pawbyte)[5]

Software powered by Nintendo Web Framework[edit]



See also[edit]


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  5. ^ Whitehead, Thomas (2015-04-29). "Pawbyte Launches Game Pencil Engine to Support Wii U Development". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 2015-05-01. 
  6. ^ Meli, Jowi (2014-10-28). "Review: Arrow Time U". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 2015-01-10. 
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  15. ^ Whitehead, Thomas (2014-04-12). "Interview: 4 Corner Games Tells Us Why It's Got to Run to the Wii U eShop". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
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  17. ^ Istenes, Niklas (2015-10-30). "I am Niklas Istenes, Producer of PictoParty made by Retroid Interactive. AMA". Retroid Interactive. Retrieved 2015-10-30. 
  18. ^ Flewelling, Matthew (2014-12-18). "Plenty of Fishies". Nintendo. Retrieved 2014-12-18. 
  19. ^ Meli, Jowi (2014-06-20). "POKER DICE SOLITAIRE FUTURE Débuting on Wii U eShop 3rd July in North America". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  20. ^ McFerran, Damien (2014-07-14). "RCMADIAX Is Bringing Super Robo Mouse Exclusively To Wii U". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  21. ^ Gould, Trevor. "Pure Nintendo Exclusive – First Details on U Host". Pure Nintendo. Pure Nintendo. Retrieved 22 August 2014. 
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  23. ^ DelVillano, Ron (2014-07-03). "Review: ZaciSa's Last Stand (Wii U eShop)". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 2014-07-03. 
  24. ^ Cassidy, Kevin. "SDK Paint coming to Wii U". Go Nintendo. GoNintendo. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 

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