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5 Genius Tech Gifts Procrastinators Should Buy Now

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.18.2014 | Technology

If you haven’t done your holiday shopping yet, don’t worry. We're here to help. Introducing the second-annual tech gift guide for procrastinators,...

A Christmas Story for the Videogame Generation

Blake J. Harris | Posted 12.17.2014 | Entertainment
Blake J. Harris

Although one could argue that Nintendo's games provided a portal to those same adult-oriented fantasies (by learning how to hunt ducks, or how to master kung-fu), the delivery method of this wish fulfillment was foreign to parents.

Pixel Perfect: The Best Video Games for the Whole Family

Laurie Schacht | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

Video games are no longer just a pastime for kids -- they are, in their own right, entertainment giants. With engaging characters, intricate storylines, and a ton of different ways to play, video games provide kids with endless hours of excitement.

Nintendo Reveals Surprising Secret About This Classic Character

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Gaming giant Nintendo made a shocking announcement last week that one of its most beloved characters doesn't identify along the gender binary. Toad...

Super Smash Bros for Wii U Review

Bryan Young | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

For the last 15 years of my life, Super Smash Bros. has been apart of it. Beginning with the 1999 release of that first Smash game for the Nintendo 64, altered the course of many of my nights through my post-high school days.

Damon Beres

Nintendo Wants 'Amiibo' Figures To Help Solo Players Feel Less Lonely

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 11.21.2014 | Technology

Nintendo's got a plan to make going it alone in "Super Smash Bros." a bit more satisfying.

Playing 'Smash Bros' Online Could Lead To A 136-Year Ban

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.03.2014 | Technology

Nintendo fans might be banned from their favorite game for the rest of their lives thanks to an odd new bug.

Nintendo Wants To Help You Sleep

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 10.31.2014 | Technology

Nintendo announced Thursday a new device that will track a user’s fatigue and "map their sleep." It’s expected to be available before the end of March 2016

'Mario Kart 8' Helps Nintendo Earn First Profit In 4 Years

Reuters | Reiji Murai | Posted 10.29.2014 | Technology

OSAKA Japan - Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co vaulted to an unexpected quarterly operating profit as new game "Mario Kart 8" stoked sales of its...

This Is The Greatest Boxing Moment Since 'Rocky'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.29.2014 | Comedy

Yo, Adrian! Get in here and watch this! On Tuesday, Jimmy Fallon had Mike Tyson on "The Tonight Show" and somehow convinced him to do the greatest ...

Arya Stark Straight-Up Doesn't Know What To Do With A Nintendo NES

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.09.2014 | Comedy

What a pixel-perfect throwback. In this latest episode of The Fine Bros' "Teens React" series, a group of teens -- including Maisie Williams, who p...

The Guy Who Voices Mario And Luigi Has Taken His Fantastic Talents To Instagram

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.28.2014 | Technology

Imagine, for a second, just how amazing it'd be if the guy who does the voices for Mario and Luigi created his own short videos featuring the beloved ...

Nintendo vs. Sega: Wartime at Comic-Con

Blake J. Harris | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment
Blake J. Harris

I imagined that the battle between Sega and Nintendo would be similar to the classic rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird: a story of two great competitors who ultimately gain respect for each other.

Someone Beat 'Super Mario Bros' In Under 5 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 06.28.2014 | Technology

A video gamer who goes by "Blubbler" online just set a new world record for beating 1985's "Super Mario Bros." -- aka the original "Mario" game --...

Actor Chris Sheffield of Michael Bay's The Last Ship Discusses His Audition, Character & Favorite Restaurant

Ilana Rapp | Posted 08.17.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

I was unsure what to expect when interviewing Chris Sheffield, and I must say, I was more than impressed! He's humble, well spoken and truly has a love for his craft.

'There Is No Equality Between Homosexuality And Heterosexuality,' Anti-Gay Pundit Declares

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.12.2014 | Gay Voices

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer spoke out in defense of Nintendo's new "life simulator" game, Tomodachi Life, which sparked controvers...

Nintendo Apologizes Over Same-Sex Marriage Controversy

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 07.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Nintendo is apologizing and pledging to be more inclusive after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a l...

Nintendo Says There's Nothing It Can Do About Unreleased Game's LGBT Problem

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 05.09.2014 | Technology

On Tuesday, Nintendo said that it would not give into the pressure to add same-sex relationships to the U.S. version of its life-simulator series, "To...

Nintendo Erases Gay Relationships From Game, Faces Backlash

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 07.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

The tag line for the game is "Your friends. Your drama. Your life." It should probably follow that up with "So long as you're heterosexual."

Nintendo Says No To Gay Relationships In New Life Simulator Game

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 07.07.2014 | Gay Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nintendo isn't allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game. The gaming company said Tuesday it wouldn't bo...

Nintendo Is Really Going Downhill

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.07.2014 | Technology

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co. sank to a loss for the fiscal year ended March as sales of its Wii U game machine continued to lag, but the Japanese manuf...

The Future of Nintendo's Consoles

Steven Petite | Posted 06.08.2014 | Media
Steven Petite

The handheld market will likely always belong to Nintendo and could keep them afloat for a few more system failures, but consumers and developers want more from Nintendo on the console end. They are treading on thin ice.

Watch What Happens When Mario Breaks Into The Real World

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology

Watch out, world -- Mario is busting out, and he's ready to do some damage of the non-digital variety. In a video posted to YouTube, Buffalo, N.Y....

You've Never Seen 'Tetris' Like This

AP | By KATHY MATHESON | Posted 06.05.2014 | Technology

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of Tetris fans had a little fun Saturday with a big version of the classic video game. The Philadelphia ...

Take A Ride On Not 1, But 2 New Rainbow Roads In 'Mario Kart 8'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.04.2014 | Technology

Nintendo on Thursday released a new trailer for “Mario Kart 8," showcasing new items, tracks and features that will appear in the upcoming Wii U gam...