Developer(s) Beanstalk Inc.
Console Type Home Console
Subtype(s) None
DLC, Demos, Online Sales, Beanworks
Backward Compatibility None
Forward Compatibility None
Storybook is a home console by Beanstalk Inc. to be released on November 28, 2011. Sadly, it was delayed until January 6, 2012. Storybook is an eighth-generation home console, competing with Wii U, Xbox One, Playstation 4, and SP1DR. The controller is similar to the Nintendo GameCube's with a small feedback screen in the middle and motion controls (Not as overused as the Wii's). It comes with two wireless controllers, a 10GB SD card, a double-charging station, and a copy of Book1 for $219.00 USD. The Storybook includes a Friending Setting, an nice online network (Beanworks), DLC, and demos. In Europe, one day after in America and on February 2 in Japan. It's handheld counterpart is unknown.


Anything in the category Storybook games will appear here.

Canon Games

System Versions

Version Date Countries Description
1.8.8 2/2/14 US, PAL, Japan
  • Improved Interface
  • Beanworks replaced with the new OS "Lighting +"
  • New Lighting Forums for all games, including Beanstalk Verv titles
1.6 4/7/13 US, PAL, Japan
  • Improved interface
  • A slew of new free menu skins
  • Uvatars are replaced by Miis
1.21 11/30/12 US, PAL, Japan
  • Installs New Beanworks 1.2
  • Optimizes for Storybook: Best Hits!
  • Free holiday, Holiday Guppy, and Halloween Master Belch menu skins and avatars.
1.2 4/29/12 (All regions) US, PAL, Japan
  • Allows video chatting
  • Allows folders
  • Fixes several glitches
  • Improves Super Complex
  • Allows menu skins to be changed*
1.1 2/20/12 (US, Japan), 2/23/12 (PAL) US, PAL, Japan
  • New home menu skin
  • Allows users to buy Virtual Console at the Super Complex.
1.01 2/9/12 (All) US, PAL, Japan
  • Allows players to by WiiWare at the Super Complex.
  • Allows users to make Uvatar instead of Miis.

1/6/12 (US)

1/7/12 (PAL)

2/2/12 (Japan)

US, PAL, Japan
  • Default Menu

*: Skins: Version 1, Version 2, Mario, Halloween, Guppy, Mario Kart, Zelda, Christmas, NES, Crazy Mario, Holiday Guppy, Holiday, Halloween Master Belch, Wii, Plaid, Crazy, Waterfall, Dominos, Twilight Teddy, Purple, Yellow, Green, Red, Valentines Day, Nintendo 64, Super Smash Bros., Dog, Cat, Spider

Special Editions

Special Versions with build-in DLC or special colour bundles with certain games.

  • February 19, 2012: Green Console
  • October 21, 2012: Skylanders Giants Bundle, with characters Titanium Bouncer, Flood Chill, and Series 2 Hex
  • April 18, 2013: Rayman Legends: The Hunt Bundle with the game and an exclusive NFC figure.
  • February 2, 2014: Bravery Default bundle, with the collecters version of the game.



  • It is named "Storybook" after the Jack and the Beanstalk story, thus being made by Beanstalk Inc.
  • The release was delayed until January 6, 2012 in America, January 7, 2012 in PAL, and February 2, 2012 in Japan.
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