After a disappointing launch and months of sluggish sales, the Nintendo 3DS managed to end the year on a high note.
The Nintendo DS is the best-selling video game system of all time in the US, recently passing the milestone-worthy sales tally of 50 million units.
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.
The warning messages on Nintendo's upcoming 3DS handheld will be similar to those used on the infamous migraine-inducing Virtual Boy system.
Pharmaceutical company Bayer is now setting its sights on the DS by creating a special peripheral that allows users to test their blood glucose level.
The number of game consoles and handheld systems in the US now accounts for nearly three-fourths of the population, with 220 million devices connected across the country.
Robotic movements, pre-programmed emotions, and extra points for avoiding sabotage - and that's just the TV show. Imagine what will happen will all of this makes its way over the video game land. Luckily for all of us, Warner Bros is making that happen.
Kyoto (Japan) - Nintendo today surprised analysts by posting a 48% increase in profits and a 70% jump in revenues, primarily due to its hugely popular DS game console. The company sold 10.09 million units in the first half of its fiscal year - and expects to sell six million Wii's until March 2007.
See the Nintendo Wii slide show here (5 pictures)