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Tech that's Good for Kids: Of Makers, Coders and Pilots

Robin Raskin | Posted 01.07.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Every year at this time I invite a panel of 14 judges representing all facets of the kids' media business to do some soul searching. Eschewing public...

This Classic Nintendo 64 Game Has A 'Dark' Secret You Never Heard About

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.29.2015 | Technology

Remember this thing? Nintendo's 1998 Game Boy Camera plugged into the classic handheld gaming system and let you snap black-and-white pictures of wha...

Hottest Video Games of 2015: Upgrading Fun

Laurie Schacht | Posted 12.18.2015 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

From "toys-to-life" games that make real physical figures jump to life on-screen, to 3D games you can take on the road, to games that make you feel like a rock star, there's something for every kid -- or kid at heart -- this year. Here are some of my favorites:

'Mario Bros.' Lyrics Will Make You Think You've Eaten A Mushroom

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 12.07.2015 | Technology

If you played video games as a kid, you've heard the original "Mario Bros." theme song a thousand times. But unless you're a bona fide Nintendo nerd ...

Why Nintendo Is So Done With The Wii

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.04.2015 | Technology

The Nintendo Wii U hasn't exactly been a smash hit for the Japanese game company, but Mario fans can rest easy: The next system is coming. Nintendo's...

Dad Reenacts 'Street Fighter II Turbo' Victory Dances, Wins Internet

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology

Dad-dancing, in all its forms, is always ridiculous, but it reaches the epitome of silliness when Pop's smooth moves are taken from the ragtag...

Don't Call Nintendo's New Monsters 'Pokémon'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.16.2015 | Technology

Japan's "Yo-Kai Watch" may just be the biggest phenomenon you've never heard of. Since its release in 2013, the video game franchise has raked in bil...

10 Video Game Franchises That Will Never Die

Playboy.com | Posted 10.22.2015 | Entertainment
Playboy.com

We wondered just what are the most prolific video game franchises ever? We're not just looking at actual sales, but sheer number of titles released. It's pretty amazing how addicted we've become to certain characters and concepts, as the following list attests.

Google 'Super Mario' Right Now For A Little Surprise

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 09.15.2015 | Technology

Super Mario, Nintendo's famed Italian plumber, turned 30 on Sunday. To mark the occasion, Google appears to have popped a "?" block" into its sea...

Nintendo's Pokemon Boss To Become Company President

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business

TOKYO (AP) -- Nintendo on Monday named a long-serving executive as president following the death in July of Satoru Iwata. Nintendo said that a board ...

Game Review: 'Super Mario Maker' Is A DIY Triumph

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 09.11.2015 | Technology

Every kid with access to an original Nintendo and graph paper wanted to create their own "Super Mario" levels. Now, Nintendo's letting them. "Super Ma...

Get Ready To Capture Pokémon In The Real World With Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 09.10.2015 | Technology

The Pokémon franchise is venturing into augmented reality for the first time, Nintendo announced Thursday, so soon you'll be abl...

Nintendo's Insanely Popular Amiibo Toys Just Went Indie

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.28.2015 | Technology

Shovel Knight is about to burst into a multimillion-dollar business. Nintendo announced via press release Friday that Shovel Knight, who stars i...

Your Favorite Pokemon Will Brutalize Each Other In New Wii U Game

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.21.2015 | Technology

Get ready to see Pikachu's savage side. Nintendo announced Friday that "Pokken Tournament," a buzzed-about video game that's been exclusive to a...

Rare Replay: "Yes, We Have Battletoads in Stock"

Steven Petite | Posted 08.07.2015 | Technology
Steven Petite

Remakes. The video game market is saturated with them.

Satoru Iwata: A Rarity Among CEOs

Steven Petite | Posted 07.14.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Petite

The video game industry is mourning the death of Nintendo's President and CEO, Satoru Iwata, and countless fans across the world are paying tribute to a man that truly dedicated his life to what he loved.

Here Are 7 Unforgettable Quotes From Nintendo's Satoru Iwata

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.14.2015 | Technology

Satoru Iwata, who died of cancer on Saturday at the age of 55, served as president and CEO of Nintendo for 13 years. During his tenure at the company,...

A Rainbow Rises Over Nintendo HQ After CEO's Death

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.15.2015 | Technology

Satoru Iwata, the president and CEO of Nintendo, died of cancer on Saturday at the age of 55. Colleagues and fans remembered him as a gaming visionary...

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Dead At 55

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has died of bile duct cancer, the video game company said in a statement issued on Monday. He was 55. ...

The History Of Video Games, By The Numbers

The Huffington Post | Graham Nelson | Posted 07.10.2015 | Technology

111 billion: according to research firms, that's how much revenue the video game industry will generate in 2015. (It's also roughly the same numb...

Nintendo Will Allow Same-Sex Relationships In Upcoming Game

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.24.2015 | Technology

It's about time.

Amazing Human Beats 'Super Mario World' In Just 23 Minutes... Blindfolded

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.24.2015 | Technology

This guy is better at blindfolded video games than you are at pretty much EVERYTHING.

12 Incredible 3D Chalk Illustrations That'll Kick You Right In The Nostalgia

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weird News

We'll excuse you for thinking you can grab these Hungry Hungry Hippos and start up a game. And no, you can't actually play that Nintendo. And still no...

Nintendo Literally Hires Bowser

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology

He's a real-life human, not a fire-breathing turtle beast.

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...