Video game sales down except for DS, 3DS

Nintendo's handheld platforms were the only systems to see a sales increase last month.

Nintendo DS outselling 3DS two-to-one

Nintendo's new handheld system still faces fierce competition from its own other handheld system.

Delayed Pokemon Global Link going live April 13

A hotly anticipated online Pokemon feature that was delayed due to the Japan earthquake will be available tomorrow.

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.

New Super Mario Bros tops lifetime DS sales record

For more than 20 years, Mario has been the undisputed icon of Nintendo - and dare we say it, the icon of the entire gaming industry. So it should come as no surprise that the highest-selling DS game to date is a Mario game.

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.

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.

Nintendo profits to fall for first time in 6 years

All good things must come to an end, and for Nintendo, there were 6 years of good things. For the first time since the launch of the Wii, Nintendo projects its last-quarter income will drop from last year.

The Sims 3 to invade the console world, add new features

The Sims 3 did its magic on PC once again as it became the top-selling computer game last year, and this time the game's publisher EA wants to capture that success on the console side.

Ubisoft will no longer print video game manuals

Something will feel different when you open that video game box later this year if it's a Ubisoft product: that little instruction booklet that has become a staple of the industry won't be there.

Analyst recommends PSP price cut

Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter has called on Sony to lower the price of its PSP handheld console so that it can more effectively compete against Nintendo's DS and Apple's iPhone. 

Nintendo plans glasses-free 3D DS

3D is everywhere these days - even in the Nintendo DS. The company says it's planning a 3D version of its handheld console within a year.

Nintendo recycles DSi with XL display

Nintendo of America has confirmed that it will be selling a XL version of its DSi handheld gaming device for $190.