NEW YORK (AP) - In the six years since the last major video game system launched, Apple unveiled the iPhone and the iPad, "Angry Birds" invaded smartphones and Facebook reached a billion users. In the process, scores of video game consoles were left to languish in living rooms alongside dusty... more »
Nintendo Co. is trying to expand U.S. sales of the Wii by throwing in an extra game and its MotionPlus accessory for making the console's signature motion-sensing wand more precise. The company is also offering a black version of the system as an alternative to the game system's white casing.... more »
Could Nintendo's Mario be swapping his world of magic mushrooms and ravenous dinosaurs for the staid confines of the classroom?
The man behind the massively popular video game franchise thinks so, saying he's working hard to turn Nintendo Co.'s brand of handheld consoles into educational aids and teaching tools.... more »
Soon, when you're watching a movie at home, you won't have to reach for your remote to adjust something. You'll be able to reach for your "Wii"-mote.
Netflix, striking a new deal with Nintendo to stream movies live from your Wii. "They can stream movies, as many as they... more »
Pet owners can weigh themselves with their furry friends on "Wii Fit Plus," the follow-up to the top-selling Nintendo workout game.
The updated title lets players create avatars of their dogs and cats, enter information such as their pet's birthday, and use the scalelike Wii Balance Board controller to... more »
Everything old is new again and that includes Super Mario. Nintendo plans to release Super Mario Brothers Wii on November 15th.
In the updated version of the classic, Super Mario Brothers allows up to four players to either work together or compete to grab the most coins and secure... more »