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Wii U Boxart Design Spotted In The Wild Wii U Boxart Design Spotted In The Wild
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There are a lot of things that we don’t know about the Wii U yet – the price, the launch games, the online infrastructure, boxart, etc. We can hopefully mark one of those off the list as a small publisher …

Dinosaur Office Highlights Nintendo Download Dinosaur Office Highlights Nintendo Download

Nintendo’s weekly offerings are here with the Nintendo Download for May 10th, 2012. This week fetures highlights such as a new episode of “Dinosaur Office,” A new Sudoku game, and a few side scrolling adventure games. Nintendo Video Dinosaur Office: …

75% Think Gaming Should Require Getting Off Your Ass 75% Think Gaming Should Require Getting Off Your Ass
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What happened to the America I know and love? The one that devised an Xbox controller that doubled as a Hot Pocket delivery device? The one that said screw it, I’ll just spend six years getting the world record for …

Nintendo Patents A Wii U Gun Peripheral Nintendo Patents A Wii U Gun Peripheral
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Two Nintendo patents granted yesterday reveal that Nintendo is already planning peripherals for its new system, the Wii U. The peripheral patented appears to be a light-gun-style device which incorporates a Wii Nunchaku-type design into the grip and holds the …

How AAA Games Effect Month To Month Sales [Infographic] How AAA Games Effect Month To Month Sales [Infographic]

How much do AAA franchises like Mario or Call of Duty really effect the over all landscape of month to month video game sales? The folks over at statista.com have answered this question with a great infographic. As you can …

Nintendo Posts First Ever Annual Loss Due To Slow 3DS Sales Nintendo Posts First Ever Annual Loss Due To Slow 3DS Sales
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Remember when Nintendo was on top of the world raking in all that money with the Nintendo DS and the Wii? You might want to remember those days fondly because Nintendo won’t be seeing them for a while. With struggling …

Amazing X-Rays Reveal the Insides of Video Game Controllers Amazing X-Rays Reveal the Insides of Video Game Controllers

A Reddit user named Diabolikal49 has posted a gallery of x-ray images depicting the internal mechanisms of a variety of video game controllers. It’s a fun demonstration that underneath the sleek plastic molded to fit human hands lurks circuit boards …

Nintendo Announces A New Mario And Kirby Collection Nintendo Announces A New Mario And Kirby Collection

There have always been a few things that you can count on from Nintendo. Mario and Kirby are definitely 2 of those things. Well now Nintendo has announced that they will be releasing New Super Mario Bros. 2 and a …

Nintendo Introduces New Digital Content Nintendo Introduces New Digital Content

This week Nintendo highlights its new downloadable content for the Wii and 3DS: Colors! 3D – a new painting application for the Nintendo 3DS that allows you to paint and view layers in 3D and share with friends. Comes with …

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two Is A Musical Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power Of Two Is A Musical

One of the biggest delights from 2010 was Disney Epic Mickey. It was the first “good” Disney game in a long time and that should come as no surprise since Warren Spector, director of Thief and Deus Ex, was in …

Transformers Prime Coming To Wii and 3DS Transformers Prime Coming To Wii and 3DS

Activision is bringing the ultimate Transformers video game experience to kids of all ages with the Transformers Prime video game. Based on the hit animated television show produced by Hasbro Studios and currently airing on The Hub television network in …

Study: Players Enjoy Motion Games More Study: Players Enjoy Motion Games More
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A Baylor University research study finds that gamers get more pleasure from motion-based video games, Baylor University researchers find. The newest motion-based video games — which are more interactive than standard video game systems with gamepads — are more realistic, …

Rumor: Nintendo Looking To Add Video Content For Wii U Rumor: Nintendo Looking To Add Video Content For Wii U
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It’s no secret that Microsoft and Sony have both been immensely successful with their game consoles that also act as entertainment hubs that include features like Netflix and Hulu. It seems that Nintendo wants to get in on the game. …

Hulu Plus On Wii Now A Reality Hulu Plus On Wii Now A Reality
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Today, Wii owners are getting another option when it comes to streaming content. Hulu has announced that its paid subscription service, Hulu Plus, is now available through the Nintendo Wii. “We want to be everywhere, on every screen where people …

CES 2012: Nintendo Shows Off Wii U Console CES 2012: Nintendo Shows Off Wii U Console

Nintendo is showing off their forthcoming Wii U console at CES today, according to various reports. It appears that not much has changed since the console was announced at the 2011 E3 conference, but the hands-on experience is generating a …

New Report Shows Top Holiday Gadget Complaints New Report Shows Top Holiday Gadget Complaints

FixYa, a website specializing in troubleshooting Q&A for electronic devices, has released a report showing the top problems people had with their gadgets over the 2011 holiday season. The data from the FixMas Holiday Report was gathered by examining the …

U.S. Army To Release Officially Licensed Game Controllers U.S. Army To Release Officially Licensed Game Controllers
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In a partnership designed to let “[v]irtual soldiers on the videogame battlefield… take pride in Being Army Strong(TM),” the United States Army has partnered with gaming accessories company CTA Digital to bring gamers a line of officially licenses U.S. Army …

This Cat-Brushing Robot Won’t Make You Fear The Robot Apocalypse This Cat-Brushing Robot Won’t Make You Fear The Robot Apocalypse

Guys, they’ve done it. Somebody has created a robot that I don’t want to smash with a bat. The only thing this cute little guy has the chance to enslave is the cat he’s been trained to brush. Let’s back …

Nintendo 3DS Outsells Wii In Its First Nine Months Nintendo 3DS Outsells Wii In Its First Nine Months

Nintendo’s glasses-free-3D entry into the world of handheld gaming is off to a pretty fast start, according to figures just released by the company. According to Nintendo, they have sold more than 4 million 3DS units since its launch in …

Nintendo Developing An App Store For Wii U Console Nintendo Developing An App Store For Wii U Console
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It seems that Nintendo still has a few surprises up its sleeve with the new Wii U console set to launch next year. The Daily is reporting that Nintendo has been developing an app store for the next generation gaming …

Hulu Plus On Its Way To Wii And Nintendo 3DS Hulu Plus On Its Way To Wii And Nintendo 3DS

Hulu announced that Hulu Plus will soon be coming to the Nintendo Wii and 3DS systems. In a blog post, Hulu writes: We are working hard to make sure you can get Hulu Plus on every internet-connected video screen in …