Nintendo planning party in NYC for 3DS launch

If you live in or are planning to visit the New York City area this weekend, Nintendo wants you to know that Union Square will be the hottest spot in all of Manhattan.

Nintendo launches first North American 3DS commercial

How do you create a 2D ad for a product that's all about 3D content?

3DS to get Netflix support, no 3D movies yet

As part of a keynote speech at this year's Game Developers Conference, Nintendo of America president Reginald Fils-Aime announced that the upcoming 3DS handheld system will be getting a downloadable Netflix app in the summer.

3DS launches in Japan, already hacked

Nintendo's anticipated new 3DS handheld - the first new portable Nintendo platform since 2004 - finally went on sale in Japan on Friday, but the news continued over the weekend as someone posted a Youtube video showing the system being hacked.

Nintendo reveals game line-up for 3DS launch

Gamers who have been curious about what games will be available for Nintendo's new 3DS handheld system when it goes on sale next month can stop wondering, as the official "launch game" list is here.

Delusional Nintendo believes video game piracy is dying

A video game trade group recently published a report saying four games are pirated for every one that's sold, and Sony has a veritable task force working to combat what it feels is the continued increase in video game privacy.

Official 3DS deets: March 27, $250

Nintendo has finally announced the North American release details of the new 3DS handheld system, and confirmed it will be priced at $250 when it comes out on March 27.

Nintendo had a banner year, and wants you to know it

Well, the numbers are in and it's time to start bragging. Even though its sales dipped through 2010, Nintendo still says it sold the most consoles during the entire year.

Capcom details 3DS's online features in Street Fighter

It looks like Nintendo's upcoming handheld system won't really do anything to address the many concerns gamers had with the DS's online connectivity, leaving publishers like Capcom to pick up the slack.

Nintendo chief assures 3DS isn't "dangerous"

It's always fun to live in fear of lawsuits. Like every company, Nintendo wants to make sure it has all its bases covered, and its much-publicized warnings about the upcoming 3DS handheld is starting to have an effect.

Nintendo 3DS specs and images leak onto the 'Net

Detailed specs and images of Nintendo's upcoming 3DS handheld console have leaked onto the 'Net. 

3DS could damage children's eyes, warns Nintendo

Nintendo is warning that children under six years old shouldn't use its upcoming 3DS in 3D mode.

GameStop starts taking 3DS pre-orders

Nintendo hasn't announced a release date, price, or launch game lineup for its upcoming 3D handheld system, but one retailer already wants to start making money on it.

Why Sony wants Nintendo's 3DS to succeed...

Sony is so desperate to make gamers interested in 3D that it is actually going out on a limb and saying flattering things about Nintendo's own 3D handheld gaming system.

Non-3D content will come to 3DS

Although Nintendo's upcoming 3DS system has the capability to make every game available in 3D, there will be games that are programmed only in 2D.

Nintendo calls iPhone gaming a threat, Windows Phone 7 not so much

Nintendo is finally admitting that the iPhone is taking a big bite away from its dominance in the market of handheld gaming. But it's not quite as worried about Microsoft's upcoming game-centric mobile platform.

James Cameron says autostereoscopic 3D the way to go

Visionary filmmaker James Cameron has kind of spit all over the 3D early adopters by saying that the technology they've invested thousands of dollars into will be obsolete, and should wait until "glasses-free" 3D TVs become more readily available.

Nintendo blames the media for high 3DS price point

If you think the 3DS is expensive, then blame your favorite video game magazine because their positive hype helped lead to Nintendo deciding to make it the company's costliest system ever.

Nintendo 3DS goes on sale in US in March

Nintendo's next handheld system, the first ever portable 3D gaming platform, will be hitting store shelves in six months as the first new system to come out in more than four years.

Nintendo loses money for the first time in two years

Despite recent assurances from Nintendo that the company was not losing momentum, it today announced a net loss for its most recent quarter - the first time Nintendo has lost money in more than two years.