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.

Wii Remotes: the new hot commmodity

Wii sales have started to taper off, but that's not stopping Nintendo from boasting about other sales numbers...

Disc-free Netflix goes to Wii, completely unannounced

Stealing the thunder away from the PS3, which is also due today to receive a special app that allows Netflix instant streaming, Nintendo has just launched a "Netflix Channel" on the Wii.

Special edition, Mario-themed red Wii goes to UK

The most colorful Wii console yet in its 4-year history is heading to the UK and inciting encouragement that it will be heading to the US as well.

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.

Gamestop listing outs a new Wii Remote design

A product listing on game retailer Gamestop's website seems to show that Nintendo has a new controller for the Wii in the works, which fully integrates the Wii Motion Plus technology into the Wii Remote.

Lenovo touts Ebox video game console

Lenovo believes its Ebox video game system - manufactured by daughter company Eedoo - will provide a viable alternative to consoles manufactured by Microsoft (Xbox 360), Sony (PS3) and Nintendo (Wii).

Super Mario Bros turns 25 years old

On September 13, 1985, a little game called Super Mario Bros was released for the original Famicom system in Japan. 25 years later, few games have ever become as iconic.

Are hardcore gamers snobby and elitist?

We all know that hardcore gamers are serious about their rigs and dedication to the geek genre. But are they also a snobby and elitist bunch with little tolerance for social or casual gamers?

Video game industry weakens as recession worsens

The video game industry continues to be hit hard by the worsening recession, with US sales dropping more than a hefty 10% to $1.6 billion.

Nintendo DSi, DSi XL dropping by $20 on Sept 12

Nintendo issued a press release that basically says, "Nobody should buy a Nintendo DSi or DSi XL for the next 13 days!" That's because on September 12, they'll be $20 cheaper.

Wii swells to 30 million units in the US

Although it had to chug along the finish line near the end to reach it, Nintendo has come to the latest milestone with the Wii and can now claim 30 million units sold in the US.

Nintendo says cloud too lagged for gaming

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata believes the cloud is too lagged for casual or serious gaming.

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.

Next Wii will not have 3D

Not only has Nintendo been the only game console manufacturer to shy away from HD capabilities, it is now also the only one that sees absolutely no value in 3D TV gaming.

Nintendo in 3DS anti-piracy lockdown

Nintendo is determined to prevent its 3DS handheld console from falling victim to rampant piracy.

Nintendo 3DS will have same kind of warning as Virtual Boy

The warning messages on Nintendo's upcoming 3DS handheld will be similar to those used on the infamous migraine-inducing Virtual Boy system.