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Nintendo announces “Wii U” will replace the Wii Console

Nintendo announced at E3 today that the Wii U will be the successor to the Wii console. The new system is scheduled to drop some time between mid to late 2012. Read more about it after the jump.

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Black Nintendo “Kuro” Wii x red DSi this Summer

The innocent white demeanor of the Nintendo Wii is set to undergo an overhaul with the upcoming release of the “Kuro” version Wii. Taking on a dark, sleek look, the color is a departure from the usual cute Mario fanfare that is often associated with Nintendo. The black version will release first in Japan on […]

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Geeky Maestro Conducts Belkin-Connected Gadget Orchestra

Here’s an oldie but goodie to start your morning. Seems that with a little bit of time, a duffel bag’s worth of gadgets, and a Belkin headphone splitter, one could create a satisfying little hook. If one were so inclined anyway. The setup features various music apps (like the quirky Elektroplankton) playing on a Nintendo […]

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Photos: Amazing X-Rayed Games Consoles

X-ray technician and Flickr member Reintji has combined his passions into a rather splendid peek inside the workings of game consoles. Presumably sliding the hardware into the x-ray machine between fracture victims, he offers a glimpse inside the old and the new, from NES to XBox 360. While the consoles themselves are moderately interesting, they’re all […]

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Hands On: Wii Video Service Streams Quirky Original Content

Nintendo’s video-on-demand service for Wii and Nintendo DSi, which uses an unusual interactive platform to give gamers a free blast of original programming, launched Friday in Japan.

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Nintendo DSi Review

With the Gameboy, Nintendo revolutionized handheld gaming and conquered the world. And with the DS/DS Lite, they pretty much did it again. The DSi is not the next revolution, but it’s an intriguing evolution. The DSi has been out in Japan since November, and it comes to US stores this Sunday for $170. It still […]

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Graffiti On the Wii – The WiiSpray Project + video

The WiiSpray Project is essentially a platform developed to create “virtual graffiti” through the use of Wii technology. Originally developed in the Spring of 2007 by students Martin Lihs and Frank Matuse, the WiiSpray has quickly emerged as a legitimate creation allowing one or more people to interact creatively independent of space and time. What […]

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Emulator runs Wii games in 720p while we wonder what might have been

Using PCs to do what Nintendon’t, YouTube user renebarahona is running Wii games in HD resolutions through the Dolphin emulator. One peek at Super Smash Bros. Brawl in 720p is enough to make any of us wonder what a world where Nintendo didn’t hate HD (even yanking 480p capability from the Gamecube, we’re still not […]

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NES soap won’t help you rescue the Princess, may help you get a date

Videogame controllers are typically rated on ergonomics, durability, and responsiveness — though they sometimes get a few bonus points by looking especially cool. The original NES game pad really didn’t have any of those attributes going for it, but that didn’t stop it from becoming a cultural icon, one that has inspired reproductions of all […]

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