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HD Report | August 18, 2017

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Why the Nintendo Switch is Already a Success

January 31, 2017 |

Today, Nintendo confirmed that they are ending production of the Wii U across the globe. While developers may choose to release new titles for the system, this announcement effectively marks the end of the less than five years old … Read More

The Nintendo Switch Can’t Survive Without Multimedia

January 18, 2017 | 1

Nintendo is a very strange company. As we’ve previously discussed, they’re a studio that likes to do things a very particular way even when conventional wisdom says they should change their thinking. While this stubborn mindset has led to some … Read More

The Switch Proves Nintendo is Out of Touch

January 14, 2017 |

Late last year, Nintendo released the NES Classic Edition; a system best described as streamlined nostalgia. Even though the NES Classic came with 30 games, a short controller cord, and no official way to improve either of those shortcomings, … Read More

The Nintendo Switch Launch Might Be An All-Time Great

November 18, 2016 | 2

Early this week, rumors began to leak that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is not going to be finished by the time that the Nintendo Switch launches early next year. Some have even speculated that the … Read More

How To Fix The NES Classic Edition’s Short Cords

November 12, 2016 |

The NES Classic Edition is quickly shooting up to the top of holiday wish lists everywhere. It’s clear that Nintendo has struck gold with their reproduction of the classic console. Anyone who is able to find one (which is proving … Read More

Report: Nintendo Switch Price and Release Date Revealed

November 4, 2016 |

Nintendo may have officially revealed the Switch console but, as we noted before, we still don’t know that much about it.

While the full details regarding the Switch should be made available when Nintendo hosts a special Nintendo Switch … Read More

Five Questions The Nintendo Switch Trailer Didn’t Answer

October 22, 2016 |

Nintendo finally revealed their long-awaited next-gen console. Even though, it’s called the Switch and not the NX as people have been referring to it as, the rumors we’ve been hearing about the system remain the same. It’s both a home … Read More

Why Pokemon GO Has Lost Most Of Its Paying Players

September 17, 2016 |


Given that it felt like the entire world (or at least all available markets) was playing Pokemon GO just a month or two ago, perhaps some level of decline in paying players was inevitable over a long enough period … Read More

Leaks Reveal First Details About The Nintendo NX

July 26, 2016 |

Numerous sources have confirmed to Eurogamer that Nintendo’s mysterious upcoming NX system will be a portable gaming console capable of being played as both a mobile device and traditional home console.

Although the Wii U does enjoy some mobile functionality … Read More

Everything We Know About The NES Mini

July 15, 2016 |

Most people assumed that Nintendo would soon be sharing information about their next console release following a somewhat reserved E3 2016 showing, but that speculation largely revolved around their next generation console tentatively dubbed the Nintendo NX.

Instead, Nintendo … Read More

Pokémon GO Popularity Forces Developers To Halt Release In More Markets

July 9, 2016 |

Nintendo has been hyping up Pokémon GO’s revenue potential at shareholder meetings these past few weeks, but it appears that even they have been caught off-guard by how well the game has performed in such a short time.

Since … Read More

Nintendo Files Patent For New Handheld Devices

July 7, 2016 |

When Nintendo revealed their plans to start developing games for traditional mobile devices (i.e. phones and tablets), many fans began to speculate it could mean the end of the company’s traditional handheld line. The fear was only bolstered by the news that … Read More

Nintendo Absent, Microsoft and Sony Duke it Out at E3

June 18, 2014 |

Last week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo was all about the new, fourth-generation consoles and what games players can expect from them in the coming year. Industry titans like Microsoft and Sony headlined the conference, but third developers like Ubisoft and … Read More

Hulu Plus app launched for Nintendo 3DS & 2DS

October 17, 2013 |

Hulu has launched a new app to support Nintendo DS game systems including the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL and Nintendo 2DS. The app lets owners stream current-season TV shows, movies, clips and commercial-free kids content. (Although, if you’re … Read More

2011 ‘VGA’ Video Game Awards winners

December 12, 2011 |

Over the weekend Spike TV hosted its ninth annual “Video Game Awards” (VGA) ceremony, announcing the winners for 2011. The two-hour event was broadcast to over 100 countries and territories around the world. Zachary Levi of NBC’s “Chuck” hosted the ceremony, which gave Bethesda Studios “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” the Vector Monkey — naming it 2011’s Game of the Year. “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” also won Best RPG. Read More

What pepper spray? Black Friday sales break records

November 29, 2011 |

Black Friday Shoppers Spent Money, Sprayed PepperIt can be tough to tell how successful a Black Friday is. If you’re out jostling with infected-zombie-like soccer moms at 3am, it probably seems like everyone is dropping their dough; but if you lay low and spend the day in a cranberry sauce coma, it’s also tough to tell how big a day it is for retailers. Well, wonder no more, because the numbers are in, and 2011 was a monster. A new IBM Benchmark study says online shopping on Black Friday was up a whopping 24.3% over 2010, while Thanksgiving sales were even better, besting last year’s totals by 39.3%. And it’s no shocker to see that electronics led the way. Read More

Top 10 Black Friday Video Game Deals

November 24, 2011 |

From Best Buy to Amazon to Gary, the neighborhood “merchant” who sells Atari games out of the back of his ’94 Taurus, it seems like everyone is tearing video game prices to shreds this week. And while searching through site after site – or Gary’s Sunny D-stained trunk – can be half the fun, we’re going to go ahead and give you the other half right here. Ladies and gentlemen, here are the Top 10 Video Game Deals for Black Friday 2011. Read More

Wii and Nintendo 3DS to get Hulu Plus

October 21, 2011 |

Nintendo has announced Hulu Plus will be available for Wii consoles and the mobile 3DS by the end of the year. With Hulu Plus, users will be able to stream movies and TV shows from the Hulu library for $7.99 per month. A few titles queued up on Hulu Plus include Glee, Dancing with the Stars, and Lost all of which will stream with limited advertising. (Lame, considering the subscription fee, but what can you do?) Nintendo also announced updates for the 3DS including the ability to record 3D videos up to 10-minutes long, create 3D stop-motion animations, new puzzles in the StreetPass Mii Plaza, and a new dungeon to Find Mii. Read More

Nintendo dropping price of 3DS

July 30, 2011 | 1

Good news for those of you who thought the Nintendo 3DS was priced too high. Nintendo has announced a price drop for the portable gaming system. Starting August 12, the MSRP in the United States will be $169.99 – almost $100 less than the original launch price of $249. Upcoming games for the 3DS this fall include Star Fox 64 3D, Super Mario 3D and Mario Kart 7. Read More

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