Nintendo's Miyamoto wants Wii in schools

Shigeru Miyamoto, the man responsible for creating Mario, says his next big project is getting people to use the Nintendo Wii as an educational tool.

Blowing into cartridges is back with NES Harmonica

Ah, remember the good old days when you had to blow into your NES cartridges when they wouldn't work? Well, to bring back that unforgettable nostaglic experience, there's the NES Harmonica.

Games sales continue to slide

It's not great timing, what with the Game Developers' Conference in full swing. But NPD has reported that video game sales fell a stonking 15 percent in February - and consoles did even worse, with sales down by a fifth.

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.

Sony patents universal games controller

Sony has filed a patent for a game controller that would work with any console.

Can Nintendo's DS2 "out-tilt" Apple's iPhone?

The next-generation Nintendo DS2 will reportedly boast "tilt" controls capable of outperforming a similar function found on the iPhone.

Game over for Mario pirate

An Australian man has agreed to pay Nintendo a whopping $1.3 million for illegally uploading New Super Mario Bros for the Wii to the internet, six days before its release.