Tag Archive: nintendo

Nintendo to introduce Skylanders-like action figures for Wii U

Mario is following in the footsteps of Skylanders. Nintendo has announced plans to introduce real-world toy figurines that could be used (and seemingly imported) into multiple games. Read more at Yahoo! Games

Nintendo earnings tank as Wii U continues to struggle

The bad times are getting worse at Nintendo. The company posted a $228 million net loss for its fiscal 2014 year (which ended on March 31). That reverses 2013’s profit of $71 million.… Continue reading

Nintendo to skip E3 press conference, hosts Super Smash Bros. tourney instead

Nintendo’s looking to smash up E3. While Wii U sales languish and fans wonder where the big games are for the system, Nintendo has announced that it will once again bypass the traditional… Continue reading

Here’s your chance to play one of the rarest games ever

Some collectors have paid more than $10,000 to be able to play Nintendo World Championships. Now you can do it for next to nothing. Sort of. What’s considered one of the rarest game… Continue reading

Report details biggest problems with next generation consoles

Everyone’s a critic. And when the subject is next generation consoles, they’re especially ferocious. Sometimes that’s legitimate. Sometimes, it’s user error. (And sometimes, it’s an odd mix of both.) Fixya has dug through… Continue reading

Is the Xbox One in trouble?

Roughly three months after the Xbox One hit stores, its price was cut. On February 24, Microsoft lowered the retail price of its next generation console in the UK from £429.99 to £399.99, the equivalent… Continue reading

Yoshi-themed 3DS on the way

With the year of Luigi drawing to a close, is Nintendo’s favorite dinosaur about to get his time in the spotlight? Nintendo has announced a Yoshi-themed 3DS will go on sale March 14… Continue reading

Nintendo pulling plug on Wii, DS online play

Nintendo has never been a leader in the online space — the efforts of the Wii and DS in this area were always fairly weak — but those who used the service certainly… Continue reading

Donkey Kong: Through the Years

Nintendo’s famous gorilla has come a long way since his 1981 arcade debut. Initially a mortal enemy of Mario, Donkey Kong’s trajectory changed when Super Mario Bros. came along in 1985, bringing with… Continue reading

Georgia teen shot for holding Wii controller

The family of a 17-year-old Georgia student who was shot and killed by police last Friday is claiming their son had a Nintendo Wii remote in his hand — not a gun, as… Continue reading