Wii U Sales Suffer as PS4, Xbox One Dominate

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Nintendo has released its sales numbers for its various consoles, and the Wii U — as expected — is not doing well at all. The company announced that it has sold just 5.86 million Wii Us since the console’s launch in 2012, with 2.8 million of those selling in 2013 alone. Comparatively, Microsoft recently announced […]

Nintendo Announcing New Approach To Mobile Gaming This Week?

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Nintendo, makers of such legendary game franchise as Mario, Zelda, Pokémon and more, is preparing to announce a new strategy designed to embrace gamers on the devices they own already: their smartphones. At least, that’s according to recent reports. According to The Nikkei, Nintendo could be preparing to revamp the way it approaches mobile gaming […]

Nintendo Wii Mini Coming to the US Later This Month

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The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 may be launching this month, but there’s another console that looks to invade store shelves in the US this month as well. Nintendo has announced that the Wii Mini will be making its way to the US at some point this month. The console will be bundled with Mario […]

Nintendo Wii Discontinuation in Japan Won’t Affect the US

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The Nintendo Wii officially ended its production run in Japan, but the company says that this won’t affect availability of the last-generation console in the US, according to GameSpot. A Nintendo of America representative told the website that the discontinuation of the Wii gaming console would not affect the US at all. Specifically, the rep […]

Nintendo Wii Officially Dead; Production Ends After 7 Years

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It’s official: Nintendo has halted production of its Wii gaming console after almost seven years on the market. The company’s Japanese website lists the Wii console as “shussan shuuryou” (or 出産終了), which means “production ended.” The Wii had a good run while it lasted, and while it slowly started to lose steam after a few years, it […]

$29 Battlefield 4 and $49.99 Wiis at GameStop on Black Friday

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As a leaked advertisement for its upcoming Black Friday event reveals, GameStop is pulling out all the stops in getting gamers in stores to spend money. Upcoming deals included everything from copies of the upcoming Battlefield 4 for just $29.99 to offering pre-owned iPhone 3Gs devices for $89.99. All told, the deals in the advertisement, […]

Wii U Update Adds Original Wii Game Support to GamePad

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Nintendo has pushed out a new firmware update for its Wii U gaming console that adds the ability to play original Wii titles right on the Wii U’s GamePad. This new feature allows gamers to turn off their TV entirely and continue playing an original Wii game exclusively on the Wii U’s GamePad. The only downside […]

Nintendo Cutting Price of the Wii U by $50

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This fall users, won’t just be able to get a cheaper mobile gaming experience with the Nintendo 2DS, they’ll also be able to pick up a cheaper deluxe edition of the Nintendo Wii U. According to a press release from the Japanese gaming titan, on September 20th it will lower the cost of the Wii U […]

Xbox 360, PS3 And Wii U Price Cuts Predicted at E3

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Video game industry analyst Michael Pachter of Wedbush predicts Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony will cut prices on existing video game consoles at E3 next week as the industry prepares for the next generation of consoles. According to CNet in a note to investors Pachter said he expects Sony and Microsoft to drop the price of […]

Gift Guide: For the Console Gamer

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Do you have a gamer to buy for this year? I am here to help. I have experience with all 3 of the main consoles: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and the Nintendo Wii. No matter what console the gamer on your list owns, this list has something they’ll love: the hottest games, most sought-after accessories […]

How iPad sales compare to Xbox 360, Wii and PS3

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According to news sources Apple shipped 300,000 iPads on the first day. This figure included pre-orders. Some have labelled this disappointing including the Wall Street Journal. iSuppli predicted that the iPad will sell over 7 million in the first year, and  it is hard to see that happening based on initial results. However, initial sales figures like […]