Tag Archive: 3ds

Is 3D gaming dead?

Just two years ago, 3D was being touted as the Next Big Thing in gaming Sony released an affordable 3D monitor for the PlayStation 3 to showcase the system’s potential. Nintendo proudly trotted… Continue reading

Nintendo stock soars, hits two-year high

Nintendo has endured more than its share of bumps and bruises recently, but the company’s fortunes might be turning around. Shares of the Kyoto-based video game maker hit a two-year high today, jumping 4… Continue reading

U.S. game sales fall 25% in May

Last week’s E3 conference was a celebratory look at the growth that’s expected to come in the gaming industry’s near future. This week, though, it’s back to the present — and its harsh… Continue reading

Nintendo abandons E3 keynote

One of the tentpole events of E3 won’t be taking place this year. Nintendo shocked the gaming world late Wednesday by announcing that it has decided not to hold its annual E3 press… Continue reading

Nintendo announces new Zelda, long-awaited Earthbound and more

It might be the year of Luigi, but another green-garbed Nintendo mascot stole the spotlight Wednesday as Nintendo announced a slew of upcoming titles. An all-new The Legend of Zelda game set in the… Continue reading

Nintendo charged $30 million for violating patent with 3DS system

A U.S. District Court is ordering Mario to cough up some gold coins. A federal jury in New York has found Nintendo guilty of infringing on a key patent in the creation of… Continue reading

Vita sales top 2.2 million, still far behind 3DS

Nintendo seems to once again be winning the battle of the handheld gaming systems. Sony reports it has sold 2.2 million PlayStation Vitas worldwide through June 30th. That’s not a bad figure, but it falls… Continue reading

Video game sales slip for eighth consecutive month

Another month, another batch of bad news for the game industry. July continued the industry’s ugly retail decline, with sales of video game software falling 23 percent compared to last year, according to… Continue reading

Will the Wii U Push Nintendo Back Into Profitability?

When Nintendo reported a $533 million annual loss in late April, it was the first time in the company’s 30-year history as a publicly traded company that it had fallen into the red. Even though the loss… Continue reading

Nintendo announces new 3DS with bigger screen, due out in August

The 3DS is getting supersized. Nintendo announced plans in an online video early Friday to roll out a new version of its 3D handheld system — called the 3DS XL — which will effectively double… Continue reading