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 »
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 »
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 »
A $50 price cut may be imminent for Nintendo's popular Wii gaming console. Tech blog Engadget says the Wii, which has cost $250 since its 2006 launch, will see its price drop to $200 beginning Sunday. Engadget posted what it says is a leaked memo from Best Buy Co. talking... more »
A Florida sheriff says he is embarrassed that investigators from a narcotics task force were caught on camera playing a video game while searching a convicted drug dealer's house. Video obtained by WFLA-TV in Tampa shows several officers enthusiastically playing a Nintendo Wii bowling game after the task force entered... more »