Nintendo won a patent-infringement lawsuit involving the Wii today when a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit in the game company’s favor.
Batman’s romp through interactive games has been spotty. We cover the highlights of the Caped Crusader’s pixelated and polygonal adventures.
Founder of new startup gives physical therapy a technological boost after watching his father struggle with recovering from a stroke.
The Last Story developer talks about the game and the reason the team went with a duck-and-cover combat system.
Nintendo, struggling with the poor reception of its latest handheld gaming system, said Thursday morning that it would have a wider than expected loss for the full fiscal year.
Nintendo will launch its Wii U video game console — the successor to the wildly successful but aging Nintendo Wii — in the U.S. and other key markets in time for the holiday shopping season later this year.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxoL4bnLp0g&w=560&h=315] And now for something completely different: Here’s a video of a robot brushing a cat.
Nintendo said today it has sold more than 4 million units of its 3DS gaming handheld in the U.S., thanks to a big price cut and a wave of new software.
Nintendo today announced that it is finally bringing critically-acclaimed Japanese role-playing game Xenoblade Chronicles to American gamers after fans campaigned online for its release.
U.S. retail video game sales finally showed some life in October, when sales grew 1 percent from a year ago, according to market researcher NPD Group.
Nintendo is working on upgrading the Wii U to support the simultaneous use of two tablet controllers, according to a story by Develop Online, which cited an anonymous source.
Nintendo shares fell 20 percent today as investors reacted to a huge unexpected loss in the first fiscal quarter ended June 30. The day before, the Japanese video game company cut its full-year forecast and slashed prices on its poorly selling 3DS handheld game player.
After a fan campaign asked Nintendo to release North American versions of Wii Japanese RPGs Xenoblade, The Last Story and Pandora’s Tower, the company on Thursday said it has heard the pleas but has no plans to localize the 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.
Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo of America, introduced the Wii U game console at the E3 video game show before a crowd of thousands inside the Nokia Center in Los Angeles. The new console, pictured above, is smaller than an Xbox 360 and larger than a Wii.
Nintendo revealed the Nintendo Wii U, the successor to the Nintendo Wii, today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, Calif.
Microsoft will unveil three new games for its Kinect device tomorrow at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles — one of which will literally be a trip to Disneyland.
In an attempt to revive sales, Nintendo said it will cut the price of its Wii video game console to $149.99 on May 15 and has chopped the prices of some games to $19.99.
Nintendo confirmed rumors that it will release a new video game console in 2012 as a successor to the aging Wii console. The Japanese company made the announcement as it reported relatively weak sales and profits for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011.
Although scheduled for May 15, the Nintendo Wii price cut is already in effect at Best Buy. The retailer is now selling the console for $169.99.
Nintendo is expected to debut a new video game console to replace its aging Wii next year. the Japanese company is expected to make that announcement at the E3 trade show in June, according to Game Informer.
Nintendo is reportedly planning on cutting the price of its Wii video game console from $199 to $150 on May 15, according to tech blog Engadget.
Nintendo reported that its nine-month results today were respectable, despite the negative impact of a sharply rising yen which makes dollar-based sales look weaker. The sales include the all-important holiday selling season, where Nintendo fared reasonably well but couldn’t beat last year’s numbers.
Thanks to strong demand over the Black Friday weekend, Microsoft said it has sold more than 2.5 million units of its Kinect motion-sensing system for the Xbox 360.
Nintendo sold 1.5 million Wii console and DS handheld video-game systems during Black Friday week, according to the Japanese company.
Living up to its downbeat forecast, Nintendo reported that it lost money for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, largely because of a strong yen, weak sales of the Wii and the company’s games, and a delay in the launch of the 3DS handheld gaming system.
Nintendo announced today that Wii owners can now watch Netflix streaming video without the need for a Watch Instantly disc.
The battle for the best Netflix experience in your living room rages on. Sony announced today that Playstation 3 owners will no longer need to use a disc to access Netflix’s streaming service starting October 18, and the console’s Netflix experience will also be improved with a slew of exclusive new features.
Overall U.S. console game sales shrank 1 percent in July, continuing a weak trend that has persisted for much of the year. But sales of StarCraft II, which went on sale on July 27, were so strong that PC game sales rose 103 percent during the month. That game helped push the overall console and PC game sales for July to 4 percent growth, according to market researcher NPD Group.
Satoru Iwata, chief executive of Nintendo, proudly waved the Nintendo 3DS on stage this week as the company showed off a surprisingly well received handheld game player that can depict movies and games in 3D without the annoying 3D glasses. We caught up with Iwata at the end of the E3 video game convention to talk about how Nintendo created the handheld, which was the talk of the show. We also talked about the state of Wii gaming and a bunch of other subjects. Here’s part 2 of our interview. For part one about the 3DS, click here.