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Quirky Retro Video Shows Evolution Of The Video Game Controller

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 06.27.2016 | Technology

Video game controllers have come a long way. The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset would have been a mere fantasy for gamers in the late 1950s, who ...

'Pokken Tournament' and Pokemon's $1.5 Billion Brand

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.21.2016 | Technology
GOBankingRates

By Andrew DePietro, GBR Staff Writer 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of Nintendo's Pokemon franchise, and they're celebrating the occasion with the ...

Nintendo Just Announced An Incredible Partnership With Universal

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel

Nintendo fans, rejoice! Mario and Luigi have a new home. According to a press release, Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts are teaming up to create...

The Brothers Mario

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 03.12.2014 | Comedy
Nate Holzapfel

In 1985 Nintendo Execs green-lighted a new game called Super Mario Brothers. I have fond memories of this game. I never played a lot of video games gr...

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.

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 ...

Why I Play Video Games With My Kids

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D. | Posted 07.03.2013 | Parents
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D.

Playing a video game with your kids might seem like the height of parental surrender, the cognitive equivalent of stopping at the drive-through window to pick up dinner: it's easy for you, and you know the kids won't object. But for me, there's a method to the madness.

Jason Gilbert

How Do You Get Netflix Onto A TV? Apple TV, Roku, Console Or Cord

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.06.2013 | Technology

Netflix's streaming library might be nearing peak excellence. The political drama "House of Cards" has proven a bona fide smash hit show; the fourth s...

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...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Is Heading To Your Wii

Posted 09.16.2012 | Arts

Fans of musicals everywhere can finally rejoice, because Andrew Lloyd Webber is heading to a gaming system nearest you. According to gaming websit...

Christina Wilkie

Obama Administration Embraces Video Games To Promote Fitness

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Video games, long demonized by public health officials and parents for contributing to sedentary habits and obesity among children, scor...

Wii Games Not A Good Substitute For Exercise, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Virtual boxing, tennis and dancing along with video game systems may not be helping children meet daily exercise requirements, according t...

QUICK POLL: Can Video Games Replace Real Exercise?

Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

Are you getting a new Wii or Xbox Kinect for the holidays? Many proud new gaming console owners will be happy to hear that playing movement-based vide...

QUICK POLL: Do You Use Your Xbox To Stream Videos?

Posted 12.16.2011 | Home

Even the most devoted teen gamers are finding their attention divided when it comes to using their gaming consoles. Xbox 360 owners aren't just gaming...

How I Made an Ugly Office Into a Man Cave on VH1!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 12.28.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Nowadays, offices are not the same rooms they were even just ten years ago. We live by laptop, cell phones and Red Bull. We are "on" more hours of the day but with less stuff. Besides, he's a host of a VH1 show, not a corporate exec on Wall Street.

WATCH: Adorable Twins Dance To 'Hey Ya'

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 09.21.2011 | Comedy

These twins have got some serious moves. Despite the fact that it looks like they're performing a synchronized dance routine to Outkast's 2003 hit "He...

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...

Electronic Entertainment Expo Hits LA

Posted 08.06.2011 | Los Angeles

The biggest gaming convention in the world returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center this year for three days of blockbuster video game sneak previ...

Nintendo Wii Price Cut Announced

Engadget | Posted 07.04.2011 | Technology

Nintendo has just made official its intention to drop the suggested retail price of the Wii down to $149.99, and will additionally include a copy of M...

Nintendo May Seek Outside Help

Posted 06.26.2011 | Technology

(TOKYO) - Nintendo said on Tuesday that alliances with other companies may be necessary, a day after the game maker reported its second straight fall ...

Wii 2 Coming In 2012, Nintendo Says

Posted 06.25.2011 | Technology

By Isabel Reynolds (OSAKA, Japan ) - Nintendo Co Ltd will launch a successor to its aging Wii game console in 2012 as it bets on a new hit games pl...

New Nintendo Console Coming Soon?

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.15.2011 | Technology

Nintendo may be releasing their first new gaming console in five years, according to Game Informer. The site confirmed "with multiple sources" tha...

After This: Notes on the Computer Revolution

Lindsay Edmunds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lindsay Edmunds

I was witness to an amazing hinge in history: those days in the late 1980s and early 1990s when personal computers were about to change the world forever and everybody knew it.

Mars and Venus: Tech Edition

Stephanie Vaughn Hapke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephanie Vaughn Hapke

How exactly do men and women differ in their approach to technology and its importance in their lives? Can our understanding of these differences propel our technology to new heights?

UK Study: Can The Wii Treat Parkinson's?

Techland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A British doctor has received £35,000 (about $55,000) to find out if the Wii can help increase motor skills and overall well-being of individuals wit...