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.

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. 



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.

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.

Report: Nintendo Wii helps reverse Parkinson's symptoms

For anyone who thinks video games rot your brain, think again. Jo Collinge, a 48-year-old British woman, recently reported that playing motion-bases titles on the Nintendo Wii helped reverse some of the symptoms of her Parkinson’s disease.

Analyst: Wii 2 tech won't be anything special

Nintendo's performance in this console life cycle can be summed up pretty adequately with these two words: roller coaster. Everyone's curious about where the company will go next, and at least one analyst thinks it won't go above and beyond.

Would an Apple console shake up the gaming market?

With Sony and Nintendo dominating the console market, it seemed like only a pipe dream when Microsoft made a grand entrance with its very own Xbox.

Japanese Nintendo variety show getting revived for Christmas

Japan is full of awesome and zany stuff, and on Christmas Day we will all be reminded of that as a local TV station there will be reuniting the cast of a long-running variety show that was focused on video games and Nintendo.

Nintendo kills Wii Speak, says you should use third-party stuff

After it pretty much stopped being used by anyone, Nintendo has said it will extremely scale back availability of the Wii Speak peripheral and is instead encouraging gamers to use third-party products.

Nintendo confident it can still attract Wii "late adopters"

To some, it may seem like the end is near for the Wii. To Nintendo, that's far from the case.

Salman Rushdie wants "Nintendo bombs" dropped on Iran

Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie believes the best way to liberate Iran from its current regime is to bomb the country with Nintendo game consoles and Big Macs.

After a 16-year hiatus, Nintendo returns to CES in January

For 16 years, Nintendo has been one of the most notably absent companies at the Consumer Electronics Show, the world's biggest trade show that houses the latest and greatest in consumer technology.

Nintendo launching new DSi bundles on Black Friday

Get your game face on, because Black Friday is almost here. And to celebrate, Nintendo is bringing new hardware to the market the re-ignite sales of its increasingly sluggish-selling DS system.

Nintendo WiiWare digital downloads get free demos

Finally meeting up with a system that the PS3 and Xbox 360 digital download systems have had from day one, Nintendo will soon begin offering playable demos for its downloadable WiiWare games.

Nintendo tells developer to stay away from Wii Speak

It's not often that a company would specifically deter other companies from using its products, but that's exactly what happened between Nintendo and a developer of an upcoming online Wii game.

Nintendo gives $800,000 to Helen Mirren to promote Wii Fit

Apparently you can still get work at age 65, and for Helen Mirren, just two days of work is more than most of us make in 10 years.

What's the favorite Mario game of the man who created Mario?

The answer is one that won't surprise most people. Shigeru Miyamoto, the man who will always go down in history books as the creator of Mario, says his favorite game to feature the action hero plumber is Super Mario World.