Nintendo has reported a small profit for the financial year to date, but the Wii U continues to significantly under-perform.
Even though Sonic Lost World features HD graphics and 3D gameplay, the title has a 16-bit soul.
Although new consoles are arriving, falling prices on older consoles will stoke the game market.
Mega Man and an Animal Crossing villager join the melee in a pair of new Super Smash Bros. titles for Wii U and 3DS.
We gathered reactions to the console announcements from leading industry figures.
Sponsored Post Earlier today, Square-Enix tweeted August 27th as the release date for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn on the PS3 and PC.
Sponsored Post For those that have been eagerly awaiting the release of next week’s BioShock Infinite, we break down the digital sale preorder bonuses between retailers.
This week, the Wii U gets punchy while the 3DS gets smarter and better at sports. Also: a particularly straightforward message about religion.
This week’s eShop updates are (almost) all about the 3DS, with emblems to awaken, Nemos to find, and groups of Japanese pedestrians to hurl through the air.
Nintendo makes it up to neglected Wii U owners with a pair of shiny new demos, and Hello Kitty comes to the 3DS. Finally!
Big failures and surprise successes marked 2012 for the games industry.
This year saw the continued evolution of three consumer technologies — autostereoscopy, touch sensing, and motion sense – with direct application in the gaming world.
Apparently, Nintendo decided to center its weekly eShop update around guys with mustaches. Well, that and more full 3DS and Wii U games.
This week, Nintendo has something for Batman, Sonic, and even Adventure Time fans. The only thing keeping this update from pandering to all nerdy demographics is the lack of My Little Pony.
Nintendo has a bunch of full Wii U and 3DS games you can buy this week without leaving The Shire. See, because one of them is Lego Lord of the Rings.
It’s a big week for Nintendo’s various digital distribution services, provided you like to eat ghosts or manage airports.
The president of 2K Games says he’s done second-guessing Nintendo.
A few reviewers did far more than test out the console and play a round of virtual tennis — they took the entire thing apart.
A few Wii U owners now own nothing but a paperweight after losing power or internet during the install process.
Editor’s Pick After a week playing with Nintendo’s upcoming new console (plus a sample platter of first- and third-party titles), we’ve noticed a few interesting things the Wii U does — and doesn’t do.
Guest Post 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.
This infographic shows the cheapest and most expensive video game consoles, adjusted for inflation.
Nintendo has finally given hard details on its upcoming Wii U game console, with a U.S. launch date of Nov. 18 and a base price of $300.
Social networking features come to the Wii U, allowing players to chat with each other in-game and beyond.
The Internet can get a little cluttered the week before E3, but the good news is that we’ve compiled a list of some of the biggest rumors for your convenience.
This year’s E3 is looking more notable for what we won’t be seeing.
A substantial number of current gamers are not interested in purchasing Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console, according to a poll at online discount aggregator Dealnews.
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.
A sequel to Nintendo’s hit fighting game, Super Smash Bros., won’t come out on its next console any time soon, according to a column written in Famitsu by the game’s creative lead Masahiro Sakurai.
How much will the Wii U cost? A hint might be found on EB Games Australia, which is pricing Nintendo’s next home console at $598 Australian dollars, or roughly $634 in US dollars.
Nintendo’s next console, the Wii U, will not be significantly more powerful than the consoles in the current generation like the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto said.
Nintendo confirmed today that it will ship a new touchscreen controller with the upcoming Wii U game console that will ship in the second half of 2012.
Nintendo revealed the Nintendo Wii U, the successor to the Nintendo Wii, today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, Calif.