Super Mario Bros exact launch date is unsolvable mystery

In a perfect example of just how fresh and new video games were just a couple decades ago, no one has a perfectly documented account of when the first copy of Super Mario Bros was sold.

Developer says Wii U on par with Xbox 360 and PS3

Game developer Vigil is saying that the Wii U has accomplished what the Wii should have from day one.

Zelda music celebrated in full-length concert

As promised, the storied history of The Legend of Zelda is being celebrated in the form of a classical concert.

Nintendo 3DS getting 3D music videos

A new form of entertainment is coming to gamers in glasses-free 3D: music videos.

Gamestop adds 3DS titles to its DLC offering

Gamestop has begun selling downloadable 3DS games.

3DS reaches 4.5 million unit sales

After a very slow start, Nintendo's 3DS is now gaining significant traction.

Active video games don't, erm, make kids active

Giving children active video games does nothing to increase the amount of exercise they get, new research has shown.

Wii video streaming pilot was unsuccessful

Nintendo's pilot project of offering video streaming through the Wii console has come to an end.

Hulu Plus Wii app now available

Just like Netflix, the Wii was the last one picked to receive Hulu Plus compatibility, but the days of waiting are now over.

Nintendo 3DS downloads brought in $11 million

The nascent "eShop" platform that lets users download games and apps to their 3DS was pretty successful in 2011.

Sony patent points to Wii U-like controller

It seems Sony likes the idea of an advanced game console controller with an LCD display and sophisticated functionality.

Nintendo's Wii U might not be called the Wii U

After suffering a mountain of confusion and complaints, Nintendo appears to be ready to re-brand its next-generation console entirely.

Nintendo unveils online Wii U platform

Nintendo will finally come on board with an online interface similar to that of the Xbox 360 and the PS3.

Nintendo lowers 3DS forecast

Nintendo is yet again eating 3DS-flavored crow as it lowers internal estimates for how many handheld units will be sold in the next two months.

Sony praises Nintendo 3DS success

The Nintendo 3DS has what is perhaps an unlikely supporter.

Downloadable Nintendo 3DS demos arrive

Nintendo will begin offering game demos through the 3DS's digital download platform today.

Wii snubbed in new Tiger Woods game

For the last 10 years, Nintendo console owners have come to expect a new entry in the Tiger Woods PGA series every year.

Nintendo Wiiware policy frustrates developer

All that Icon Games Entertainment wanted to was brag about how many times its downloadable Wii games had been purchased.

Nintendo 3DS now 4 million strong in US

After a disappointing launch and months of sluggish sales, the Nintendo 3DS managed to end the year on a high note.

More firms pull support for SOPA

The highly-controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) has lost the support of Sony Electronics, Nintendo and Electronic Arts.