ESA spent $1.1 million in lobbying in Q1

The industry trade group representing the video game trade spent more than $1 million in lobbying in the first quarter of this year.

Microsoft remains unimpressed with handheld consoles



Although both Nintendo and Sony continue to invest in the handheld gaming market alongside their Wii and PlayStation consoles, Microsoft appears reluctant, if not completely uninterested in joining the game.

Super Smash Bros on Wii U "several years" away

Don't get too excited over Nintendo's confirmation that a Super Smash Bros game was in the works for Wii U.

Wii U could have been a standalone handheld

Nintendo discussed the idea of what will be the Wii U controller as its own self-contained gaming system.

Sega says Wii U will come out first half of 2012

Sega may have accidentally revealed a more specific release window for the Wii U.

THQ: Wii U is not a uDraw killer

There's one peripheral that might get immediately overshadowed by the fervor of the Wii U.

Wii U is a whole new way to play: our impressions

We just got back from a whirlwind tour of the Wii U tech demos. Yes, we were pleasantly surprised.

Nintendo's new controller sparks intense intrigue

As promised, Nintendo used its pre-E3 press briefing to unveil the widely hyped Wii successor.

New consoles, surprises, and damage control await at E3

Next week kicks off one of the biggest video game events in the world.

Wii is now $150

The Wii price drop that was first announced at the beginning of May took effect yesterday.

Nintendo confirms $150 Wii price drop

Confirming the news that had already been speculated, Nintendo announced it will drop the price of the Wii to $150.

Redbox drastically increasing game rental presence

Redbox rental kiosks around the country will soon be stocking video games.

Nintendo pres admits Wii was somewhat mismanaged

As Nintendo plans to move forward, the company's president is looking back.

Video games help teach kids how to walk

There are video games to help you work out, improve memory, and obviously, just for plain fun. But what about advanced physical therapy video games?

Rumor: Wii 2 will cost $400

The Wii's successor may be the most expensive Nintendo device ever.

Rumor: Wii 2 will be HD, revealed at E3

A new report is giving us, for the first time, a substantive reason to believe Nintendo will in fact introduce a new console in June.

What type of gamer are you? Now there's an answer

Analyst firm Jon Peddie Research has tackled one of the most common questions in the gaming industry.

Report: Wii will be cut to $150 next month

After sitting at the $200 price point for years, it looks like the Wii will be climbing down to $150.

Playstation boss slaps Nintendo in the face

Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Jack Tretton says it's over for the Wii, and the DS is for kids only.

Rumor reveals Nintendo's Wii 2 plans

The biggest video game trade show of the year is still a few months away, but if an emerging rumor proves to be true, we already know what the biggest news of the show will be.