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Nintendo will axe online servers to leave Wii and DS multiplayer games dead

Nintendo will axe online servers to leave Wii and DS multiplayer games dead

By 27 February 2014

Nintendo has announced that it will be shutting down its Wii and DS online servers. The service, dubbed Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, will be shut down on 20 May. Many Wii and DS games rely on these servers for multiplayer gaming, which now won't be possible.... >>

Nintendo Q1 financial results: Only 160,000 Wii U consoles sold worldwide

Nintendo Q1 financial results: Only 160,000 Wii U consoles sold worldwide

By 31 July 2013

Nintendo has posted its financial results for the first quarter of financial year 2013/14 and although its net income is looking much healthier year-on-year, global sales of the Wii U console have hit an all-time low. The Japanese company sold only 160,000... >>

Nintendo 3DS XL handheld console now on sale

Nintendo 3DS XL handheld console now on sale

By 28 July 2012

Handheld gamers can now get hold of the Nintendo 3DS XL as the glasses-free 3D console goes on sale across Europe for £180.  The Nintendo 3DS has been given the XL treatment with a bigger screen, more memory and a longer battery life. The top display... >>

Nintendo 3DS XL
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Nintendo 3DS XL

By 10 July 2012

When we reviewed the original Nintendo 3DS in March 2011 we thought that the lack of decent launch titles and limited battery life were its two biggest woes. But its believable, glasses-free 3D display - well, for some viewers, but not all - was an interesting... >>

Nintendo hopes Nintendo Land will help gamers understand Wii U better

Nintendo hopes Nintendo Land will help gamers understand Wii U better

By 5 June 2012

The final title to be shown at Nintendo's E3 press conference today was Nintendo Land, a first-party game that has been designed by the company to show off the many different facets of the new Wii U console and Wii U GamePad. Using many of Nintendo's... >>

Toyota releases car navigation remote system for Nintendo DS

Toyota releases car navigation remote system for Nintendo DS

By 17 May 2012

Toyota has launched a piece of software that turns the humble Nintendo DS games console into a remote control for its Smart Navi satnav system. Called Kuruma de DS ("DS in the car") the game card contains Bluetooth connectivity that hooks up to the company's... >>

Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo for Nintendo DS pictures and hands-on

Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo for Nintendo DS pictures and hands-on

By 16 November 2011

Moshi Monsters has been a massive success story since Mind Candy unleashed the online social network for kids aged 7 -12. So much so, that it's almost bonkers to think it only launched for real in 2008. There are now over 50 million worldwide users registered... >>

Nintendo 3DS Expansion Slide Pad and 3D video unleashed

Nintendo 3DS Expansion Slide Pad and 3D video unleashed

By 13 September 2011

We bet that when Nintendo originally planned on announcing the first raft of big changes for the 3DS it was hoping to further raise excitement levels for a booming console. Instead, the official unveiling of the 3DS Expansion Slide Pad and the announcement... >>

Nintendo 3DS Slide Pad leaks in Japan

Nintendo 3DS Slide Pad leaks in Japan

By 7 September 2011

An extension accessory for the Nintendo 3DS is about to be revealed at the forthcoming Tokyo Game Show, and it makes the current handheld console look more like the original beefy DS. Translated from Japanese as "Extension Slide Pad" (or "Kakuchou Slide... >>

Nintendo fights poor 3DS sales with big price drop

Nintendo fights poor 3DS sales with big price drop

By 28 July 2011

Nintendo has announced massive price-cuts for its 3DS - a console not selling as well as the Japanese gaming giant might have liked - but also casually dropped in that virtual NES and virtual Game Boy Advance console titles will become available in the... >>


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