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Why it feels inevitable that Nintendo will pursue VR (or AR)

Nintendo hasn't announced any plans to pursue virtual reality in any upcoming game system, but Nintendo's roots are already deep in all the pieces that could make it work.

By June 22, 2015


What to expect from Nintendo at E3 2012: Wii U, 3DS, and a sense of purpose

Nintendo enters this year's E3 flagging, but with a new gaming console to show off. Can it finally recapture its lost thunder?

By May 31, 2012


The Kid is back: Kid Icarus Uprising

Nintendo has kept the lid on the Kid Icarus franchise since the days of the NES. Over a quarter-century later, the series is getting a full reboot for the 3DS. So how does it stack up?

By March 23, 2012


3DS owners not totally out of luck, thanks to Nintendo 'Ambassador program'

Any 3DS that connects to the Nintendo eShop before August 12 will get 20 free NES and Game Boy Advance Virtual Console games.

By July 28, 2011


E3 2011: Will Nintendo 3DS' new games be enough?

Nintendo unveiled many classic franchises heading to the Nintendo 3DS, but will they be sufficient against the coming of the PlayStation Vita?

By June 8, 2011


Nintendo unveils the Wii U (live blog)

The successor to the Wii features a tablet-like controller. Nintendo says its goal is to create a platform that's satisfying for all players.

By June 7, 2011


Nintendo's E3 games: No Wii Fit in sight

Nintendo abandoned its motion-fitness angle at this year's E3, leaving that for Microsoft. Instead, the company focused on classic games--and, of course, the 3DS.

By June 15, 2010


The 404 603: Where we cram it up your vuvuzela (podcast)

Nothing ruins a soccer game faster than 40,000 fans blowing their hardest into the most annoying toy ever created: the vuvuzela. Here's how to get rid of that sound forever.

By June 16, 2010


Nintendo lifts curtain on 3DS

Saturo Iwata was on hand at Nitnendo's E3 2010 press conference to officially announce the Nintendo 3DS, the first-ever portable 3D gaming system. The system resembles a DSi, but features a wide, 3.5-inch 3D screen on top and a touch screen on the bottom.

By June 15, 2010


Making the case for playing more video games

As my girlfriend was shopping her way through the local mall yesterday, I decided to go out on my own and see what the vast open space of shopping goodness had to offer. While the building has been under construction, some of my favorite mainstays (Best

By August 26, 2007