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Why Nintendo Seems Determined To Fail

John Feehan | Posted 04.02.2014 | Technology
John Feehan

Its management is sending mixed messages to the industry. And following a second holiday season of abysmal sales, a generation of young gamers is aging out of the market with no emotional attachment to Mario.

The Wii U Is Selling So Poorly, Nintendo Execs Gave Themselves A Pay Cut

AP | By YURIKO NAGANO | Posted 03.30.2014 | Technology

TOKYO (AP) — Profit at Nintendo Co. fell 30 percent in the first nine months of the fiscal year as sales of Wii U home consoles, 3DS devices and gam...

Nintendo Still Won't Let You Play 'Mario' On Your iPhone

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 01.28.2014 | Technology

In the wake of the Wii U's disappointing sales numbers, Nintendo is negating rumors that it will create games for smartphones. After Japanese news...

Nintendo Admits The Wii U Is A Failure

Taylor Casti | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

It's been a year of console wars. While one could spend hours debating the victor, the loser has been obvious for quite some time, and Nintendo seems ...

Things Are Not Going Well For The Wii U

AP | By KEN MORITSUGU | Posted 12.30.2013 | Technology

TOKYO (AP) — Video game maker Nintendo sank to a loss in the latest quarter as sales of its Wii U game console continued to be eroded by a shift to ...

PRICE CUT

AP | By LOU KESTEN | Posted 10.28.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nintendo Co. announced Wednesday that it is cutting the price of its Wii U video-game system as it braces for the fall release of ...

Microconsoles: The Little Game Consoles That Could

Tadhg Kelly | Posted 08.10.2013 | Technology
Tadhg Kelly

With E3 looming, my non-games industry friends and family are asking which of the new consoles I find most exciting. Am I ready for the Xbox One with ...

Can Gesture-Controlled TVs Kill The Remote?

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 03.10.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New TVs from Samsung will recognize an expanded range of gestures so people can swipe through on-screen menus in a way that revolut...

Wii U Sales 'Not Bad'.. But Still Not As Good As The Original Wii

Reuters | Mari Saito and Reiji Murai | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology

(Repeats to add INTERVIEW tag) By Mari Saito and Reiji Murai KYOTO, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Nintendo Co Ltd's year-end sale...

Jason Gilbert

How Nintendo -- Yes, Nintendo -- Wants To Revolutionize The Way You Watch TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.20.2012 | Technology

There's a new Wii U feature available that has Nintendo execs more excited than Mario after rescuing the princess from the final castle. On Thursd...

8 Ways to Unplug Your Holidays

Common Sense Media | Posted 02.17.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

An outright ban on digital devices won't win your kids' respect -- or compliance. But with a little planning and intentional involvement, you can balance your family's tech activities with much-needed face time. Here's how.

Nintendo Sold How Many Wii U Consoles?

AP | Posted 01.26.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Nintendo has sold more than 400,000 of its new video game console, the Wii U, in its first week on sale in the U.S., the company sai...

Nintendo's Not Just Competing Against Microsoft Anymore

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 01.18.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — In the six years since the last major video game system launched, Apple unveiled the iPhone and the iPad, "Angry Birds" invaded smar...

2 Screens Better Than 1

AP | LOU KESTEN | Posted 01.16.2013 | Technology

When Nintendo first broached the idea of multiple-screen video games in 2004, many critics were skeptical that players could focus on two images at on...

The Coolest Video Games of Fall and Winter

Lawrence Bonk | Posted 01.06.2013 | Technology
Lawrence Bonk

Fall and winter, aka the holiday season, are when the game publishers pull out the big guns. Get ready for your wallet to get a great deal lighter. Here are the titles to look out for over the next few months.

Here's How Much The Wii U Will Cost

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 11.13.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Nintendo has a knack for changing the course of video games, appealing to the masses from kids to grandparents even if its technolog...

What Nintendo Should Have Shown at E3

Lawrence Bonk | Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology
Lawrence Bonk

It's almost as if Nintendo was hellbent on not announcing anything exciting for the system. Heck, most of the "announcements" were already talked up at last year's E3. So what can the company do? They need some buzz and they need it pronto.

WATCH: New Accessories For A Whole New Wii

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Technology

Wii U along with its tablet-like GamePad controller and 'MiiVerse' social network were announced in "final format" by Nintendo President Satoro Iwata ...

Nintendo President Teases New Wii Release Details

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2012 | Technology

OSAKA, Japan (Reuters) - Nintendo will launch a successor to its Wii game console in the U.S. and other key markets in time for the crucial year-end s...

Nintendo President Teases New Wii Release Details

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2012 | Technology

Nintendo WiiU Release: Holiday 2012 Launch For New Gaming Console

Nintendo Gives Second Glimpse Of Wii U

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 03.11.2012 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nintendo Co.'s upcoming Wii U game console will come with a controller that has a big, touch-enabled screen. At first glance, that ...

Nintendo Unveils All-New Wii Console

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology

Nintendo unveiled its new Wii console, the Wii U, at the E3 Conference, and the latest system is a hybrid between a traditional controller, a portable...