Tag Archive: nintendo

Online problems plague holiday gamers

“Ho Ho Ho!” turned into “No No No!” for tons of gamers over the Christmas holiday. Several major online game networks experienced notable performance issues — and outright crashes — as a new… Continue reading

The 5 biggest gaming stories of 2013

Another year is nearly in the books, and for gamers, it was a biggie. Sony and Microsoft released their long-awaited next generation systems. Rockstar Games didn’t just break records, it blew them to… Continue reading

Nintendo details 2014 games, announces odd new Zelda

The Wii U may not be getting tons of attention this holiday season, but that’s not stopping Nintendo from playing Santa Claus. In a Nintendo Direct broadcast Wednesday, company president Satoru Iwata and Nintendo of… Continue reading

Report: Xbox One tops PS4 on Black Friday

The Xbox One seems to have won the first round of the latest console war. A survey of early shoppers found that Microsoft’s next-generation console was the system of choice this Black Friday,… Continue reading

Gamers battle it out in the Donkey Kong world championship

Forget about the Broncos’ win over the Chiefs yesterday. The real sports action was at Denver’s 1Up Arcade and Bar. That was the site of the third annual Donkey Kong world championship, where… Continue reading

October game sales race forward thanks to GTA

Trevor, Michael and Franklin might be particularly vicious criminals in Grand Theft Auto V, but they’re heroes to the video game industry. Grand Theft Auto helped propel the industry into positive growth for… Continue reading

The Best — and Worst — Console Launches

The months leading up to a console launch are filled with talk of system specs and features. But the minute those consoles hit shelves, the focus shifts squarely to the games. No matter… Continue reading

EA CEO talks Tiger Woods, NCAA football and Nintendo

When Andrew Wilson was named CEO of Electronic Arts in September, there were a lot of double takes. He hasn’t been as prominent as other EA executives in his 13-year history with the… Continue reading

Wii Mini coming to U.S. later this month

The Wii may be winding down its life cycle, but the Wii Mini is just getting started. Roughly a year after introducing the scaled-down version of the last generation console to Canada, Nintendo has announced plans to… Continue reading

Nintendo suspends 3DS messaging service due to ‘offensive material’

Nintendo prides itself on being a family-friendly company, but it seems to have underestimated the libido of some of its customers. The gamemaker has suspended Swapnote, the messaging app available for its 3DS… Continue reading