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Slimmer and sexier Wii U GamePad spotted in official Nintendo video

Slimmer and sexier Wii U GamePad spotted in official Nintendo video

By 15 December 2014

Nintendo's Wii U console is going through somewhat of a resurgence, with sales in one week this November being the best its had in two years of life. Now there are signs that Nintendo plans to give the console a second major push with a Japanese Mario... >>

Nintendo Wii U review: The underdog rises
4 out of 5

Nintendo Wii U review: The underdog rises

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The Nintendo Wii U has been called a lot of things since its launch at the tail-end of 2012. Most of them far from positive. But two years on, and in the wake of the Sony PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launches, Nintendo's underdog is on the up; it's a console... >>

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker review: Toadally awesome
4 out of 5

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker review: Toadally awesome

By 12 December 2014

It's tricky to characterise the story the Nintendo Wii U as anything but a sad one, at least if you're a Nintendo fan. There's nothing wrong with the console per se, but it has taken an age for the Japanese company to provide it with a credible library... >>

6 reasons why Nintendo's Wii U has risen from the dead

6 reasons why Nintendo's Wii U has risen from the dead

By 12 December 2014

Nintendo may have had some financial woes over the last year or so, but it has just announced that the week commencing 23 November was the best week for sales of the Wii U since the console's launch in November 2012. Remember, this is a console many... >>

Always wanted to play original Gameboy games in 1080p on your TV? With Hdmyboy you can

Always wanted to play original Gameboy games in 1080p on your TV? With Hdmyboy you can

By 2 December 2014

If, like us, you have an original, 25-year-old classic Gameboy sitting around in a drawer gathering dust and a collection of games you'd love to still play, you should head over to Kickstarter and back Hdmyboy. It's a device that, once installed, adds... >>

Nintendo wants to watch you sleep, and help you do it better

Nintendo wants to watch you sleep, and help you do it better

By 30 October 2014

It looks like gaming giant Nintendo is side-stepping into the life tracking business. Ninty has just announced that it's looking into "quality of life" tech including a sleep and fatigue sensor. Rather than moving into the competitive market of wearables... >>

Nintendo turns financial corner as strong Wii U games line-up breathes new life into console

Nintendo turns financial corner as strong Wii U games line-up breathes new life into console

By 29 October 2014

Nintendo had a great E3 trade show in Los Angeles this summer and that renewed enthusiasm in the industry for its flagging Wii U games console. Now the financial results for the six months ending September 2014 have confirmed that the company has officially... >>

Nintendo harks back to glory days with NES-styled 3DS XL

Nintendo harks back to glory days with NES-styled 3DS XL

By 11 September 2014

Nintendo of America has gone old school. The company recently unveiled three new 3DS XL designs, one of which is a Nintendo Entertainment System-themed special edition. More specifically, it is NES controller-inspired throwback that will be sold exclusively... >>

Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL to get first major refresh, wider 3D viewing angles promised

Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL to get first major refresh, wider 3D viewing angles promised

By 29 August 2014

Nintendo has announced new models of its 3DS handheld consoles, the 3DS and 3DS XL. Called "New 3DS" and "New 3DS XL", the consoles will feature more buttons than before, but their major technical enhancement comes with the 3D screen. It will have wider... >>

Wii U not dead, console sales dramatically increase but Nintendo still hemorrhaging cash

Wii U not dead, console sales dramatically increase but Nintendo still hemorrhaging cash

By 30 July 2014

Just when we all thought the Wii U was on its way out, year on year sales of the console have more than tripled. Nintendo sold 510,000 units globally between April and June this year in comparison to just 160,000 in the same period in 2013. Admittedly,... >>


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