For sure a lot Wii fanatics were happy when Nintendo announced the Wii Mini last week especially with the $99.99 price tag accompanying it. But the news was accompanied by some discouraging facts. First, the Wii Mini will initially be launched solely in Canada. Second, it doesnít have Internet connectivity and cannot play Nintendo GameCube games!
So whatís the Wii Mini only good for? Nintendo Canada vice president and general manager Ron Bertram said the Wii library has games to every kind of gamer.
Nintendo just launched a superb deal for those of who are already into your Christmas shopping! The company announced that the Nintendo 3DS XL bundle will be hitting stores starting December 2! But the wonderful thing here is that, the console comes pre-installed with the great Mario Kart 7 game! Isnít that terrific?
And you wonít be busting your budget for the Nintendo 3DS XL bundle because it only costs $199.99! This means that the Mario Kart 7 game is thrown in for free!
The long-awaited Nintendo Wii U console will soon land in your nearest Nintendo retailer! Nintendo America big boss Reggie Fils-Aime announced yesterday that the Wii U will arrive stateside on November 18! After that, it will hit Europe on November 30. Nice move from Nintendo because this is just in time for the holiday shopping season!
The new Nintendo Wii U console will come in two variants: Basic Set and Deluxe Set. The Basic Set which costs $299 includes all-white components like the Wii U console with 8GB built-in storage, GamePad controller, AC adapters, sensor bar and HDMI cable.
Nintendo has issued a color refresh for its DSi portable gaming console in North America! Nintendo America announced on Tuesday after that the DSi will soon be available in cool matte blue and hot matte red color! This will definitely sit right with gamers who want a bit more color into their gaming lives!
Furthermore, interested folks donít have to wait that long to get their hands on the new DSi colors because itís heading to retailers this week! Thatís based on the announcement made by Nintendo America.
Hey Nintendo fans! Did you know that the handheld 3DS has just gotten an upgrade? The company has just given it design boost! The upgraded 3DS now called the Nintendo 3DS LL has a 4.88-inch screen and the other being 4.18 inches. The 3DS LLís screens are bigger by around 1.9 times compared to the originalís 3.5-inch and 3.02 inches.
Nintendoís Wii U console was first revealed during the E3 in June of last year and as the 2012 E3 draws nearer, buzz about the Wii U are starting to circulate again. Apparently, a new photo of the Wii U has made its way to the Internet and surprise of all surprises, the console looks a bit different from last year.
One of the most noticeable differences is the analog sticks in place of the circle pads found in the Wii U of last year. Perhaps Nintendo thinks this will provide gamers with much better control than the original design.
Nintendo has gotten a whole new look that is sure to surprise every gamer out there! Gone is the bulky design and taking its place is a sleeker body. The console is really different from the original because instead of sitting vertically, it now sits horizontally.
The new and sleeker Wii is dubbed as the Nintendo Wii Family Edition bundle. Yup itís a bundle composed of the console, a Wii Remote Plus controller, nunchuk sub-controller as well as Wii Party and Wii Sports.
Nintendo has been a busy bee in providing their loyal customers with great content and gaming experience. Aside from the new video service that it launched in Europe and Japan, the company also announced the 3DS Netflix app for Nintendo 3DS owners! Are you one of them?
If you are, this means that you will be able to stream movies and TV straight to your handheld console! You just have to zoom in on their ďWatch InstantlyĒ catalog and voila! You can watch to your heartís content! As long as you have wireless Internet of course.
If you think Nintendo has run out of ideas in terms of game consoles youíre wrong. The Japanese game maker unveiled a new game console named Nintendo Wii U at the E3 conference. Could this be another game changer? Could be.
The Nintendo Wii U features a 6.2-inch touchscreen that comes built-in with analog controls, motion sensors, accelerometer, gyroscope, camera and speakers.
The new Nintendo Wii U offers a lot of uses and possibilities. Its most basic function is on gaming and with the camera included, it looks like it can also be used for video conferencing.
It turns out the Nintendo was also a victim of hacking a few weeks ago. But itís only this week that Nintendo thought about informing the public about it. Well, probably because there was no vital information taken from their server.
Nintendo of America confirmed the news of the hack through an emailed statement to Reuters. But despite being attacked, Nintendo is happy to let everyone know that no consumer data was taken, ďThe server contained no consumer information. The protection of our customer information is our utmost priority. We constantly monitor our security.Ē Nintendo consumers can breathe easy with this information.
Nintendo intends to take over the glasses-free 3D mobile gaming! How? They plan to do that with their new glasses-free handheld 3DS! With this device youíll have pure 3D entertainment on the go. To be available on March 27, the glasses-free handheld 3DS will come with a $250 price tag.
Nintendo of America president and chief operating officer Reggie Fils-Aime is obviously proud of their upcoming offering. He said that the 3D experience provided by the new handheld 3DS is ďsomething you havenít experienced before. Not in theaters, not in trade shows.Ē
Nintendo gamers will be glad to know that the console maker has come up with a new controller, the Wii Remote Plus, which has everything you need to make any Nintendo game more realistic. The Japanese game developer has integrated a MotionPlus sensor into the new Wii Remote.
At present, Wii owners have to plug in a separate sensor for a more realistic gaming experience. But with the all-in-one Remote Plus, there lesser cables lying around in the game room or in the living room. For sure this is going to replace the present Remote being used by Wii enthusiasts.
Donít feel left out if you havenít bought the Nintendo DSi and DSi XL. Itís actually a good thing that you havenít because come September, youíll be able to get them at a much cheaper price! The gaming console maker is slashing $20 on the price of the said consoles! The DSi XL will be up for grabs at $169.99 and the DSi at $149.99. Yey, Nintendo fanatics can rejoice with this great news!
Some might think that $20 isnít much, but hey, that still means great savings if youíve been dying to have this handheld console in your possession!
Remember the Nintendo 3DS handheld that we covered here last month? We have a follow-up on that one. Previous news regarding the 3DS only emphasized the deviceís 3D capability. But now we can get to know it a lot better since more details have been given! However, the exact date of release remains a mystery.
The new Nintendo 3DS measures 5.3Ē x 2.9Ē x 0.8Ē and weighs 8 ounces exactly. With weight and dimensions, thereís no doubt that the new 3DS is very handy. Now, comprising this weight is a top screen and bottom screen. The top screen features a 3.53-inch LCD 3D display that doesnít require special 3D glasses. This screen has 800 x 240-pixel resolution. As for the bottom screen, which only measures 3.02-inches, a 320 x 240-reolution has been given.