Every kid would have flipped out back in the day if Nintendo had sold these custom consoles made by DeviantArt artist Zoki64.
To say that web developer Isao Yamazaki loves Nintendo would be an understatement. He's been collecting items from the Japanese gaming company since 1982.
Okay Nintendo fans. This is the moment you've been waiting for. A video game collector, who goes by the name "byuu," is offering up every single U.S. Super Nintendo game for a cool $25,000. The seller is accepting other offers, too, but it's probably not a bad deal for 721 games.
Nintendo's Wii U eShop is blocking users from purchasing PEGI-18 (things that would be rated M for Mature over here in the States) in Europe for twenty hours of the day. You can't buy games or even access trailers until Nintendo is apparently satisfied that every single minor in Europe is fast asleep.
Here's a decent idea: Nintendo is rolling out a barebones, $99.99 Wii Mini to pick up any stragglers who didn't buy one of the 97 million Wiis sold to date. Here's a bad idea: Nintendo may only release the Wii Mini in Canada in time for the holidays.
Nintendo's first HD console, the Wii U, launched yesterday and is hitting its first big snag: an issue with power loss during the necessary day one patch is leaving bricked — read: unusable — Wii U consoles in its wake.
You may have heard that Nintendo is gearing up for the launch of the Wii U. Part of that process is a whirlwind press tour which we caught in Miami last week. Nintendo wasn't showing anything we hadn't seen before, but the tricked out Airstream trailer was too cool not to share.
Nintendo's elder statesman is coming down in price to $130 in order to make way for the Wii U. The new SKU packs in the seminal Wii Sports and its well-reviewed 2009 sequel, Wii Sports Resort.The Xbox is seeing a price drop too, adding games of its own to sweeten the pot.
In the latest Iwata Asks, the Nintendo CEO sat down with a roundtable of hardware and software wonks that helped conceive the Wii U. One key concept hit on was a de-emphasis on the console itself; Managing Director Genyo Takeda termed it "hardware as stagehand."
Nintendo has had kind of a rough go of it lately. After pretty much everyone on the planet bought a Wii and DS, the 3DS launched to a slow start and anticipation for its Wii U console seems tepid at best. You tell me — are you excited? Here's what you can expect when the Wii U lands in November in the U.S.