Top gaming technologies of 2012

This year saw the continued evolution of three consumer technologies — autostereoscopy, touch sensing, and motion sense – with direct application in the gaming world.

Mario who? Why Nintendo needs to create new characters

Kids today don’t associate Nintendo with gaming — they’re more likely to know the Angry Birds than Mario or Link. Nintendo needs to follow the examples of the WWE and Disney to remain relevant to other generations.

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NFC could be a game changer for Nintendo’s Wii U

Nintendo is a funny old company. Just when you think it is out of ideas, it has a habit of springing innovation on the market that changes things forever. The Wii brought us motion gaming, and the 3DS saw the mass market arrival of glasses-free 3D tech. Now the Wii U may revolutionize digital sales on home consoles, using communication technology that can  link real world items with video games.