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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 ...

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 ...

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...

This Is Not Be Getting Cheaper Anytime Soon

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo's president Thursday ruled out price cuts for its new Wii U home console as a way to boost sales, vowing to become profitable ...

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...

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...

The Wii's Price Has Just Been Cut

AP | Posted 12.15.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Nintendo Co. is dropping the price of its 6-year-old Wii gaming console ahead of the launch of its successor, the Wii U. ...

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...

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...

Why Video Games Just Aren't Selling

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business

A look at results from selected companies in the video games business: April 12: Market tracker NPD Group says U.S. retail sales of vid...

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...

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 ...

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 ga...

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...

David Lohr

Mom Charged With Beating Son To Death For Breaking TV

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York

A New York mother is accused of beating her 5-year-old son to death because he broke a television set while playing with a Nintendo Wii video game sys...

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...