E3 2012: Nintendo

Nintendo unveiled Pikmin 3, LEGO City Undercover, Batman: Arkham Asylum Armored Edition, Nintendo Land, and more to promote its upcoming new console, the Wii U. But a lot of games and important details weren’t invited to the party.

Get Your Hands on This Fully Functional Nintendo Controller Coffee Table

Coffee tables are a primary fixture in most homes, with many people taking them for granted. However, if you come across a coffee table that is puts together geek function and form, it is another story altogether. Take this fully functional Nintendo controller coffee table for example. It really does look AND function as a […]

Game Devs Underwhelmed by Wii U’s Horsepower

If you’re hoping for Nintendo’s Wii U console to have graphics on par with — or better than — Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, developers already working with the hardware say you should be prepared for disappointment.

Domaster & Tetrawing – Nintendo Game Boy & Tetris Transformers!

Who remembers the good old days when you were happy with having the colored version of the Game Boy? I never had that – not even the black and white one – but the joy of playing with my friend’s unit seemed to make my spirits soar sky high at that time. Kids of today […]

Nintendo Finally Enters the Network Race

Xbox was the first out of the online network gate with Xbox Live in 2002. Sony got into the swing of things four years later with PSN (though the paid subscription arm of their service, PSN Plus, just launched in 2010). At long last, Nintendo has decided to step up to the plate with the […]

Wii U Only as Powerful as Xbox 360?

Has there been a single console generation where Nintendo hasn’t held the “distant third place” title when it comes to horsepower? It’s starting to sound like the Wii U will be no different.

Wii U to Support 2 Tablets After All?

At E3 this year, Nintendo’s gaming guru Shigeru Miyamoto said that the company’s next-gen console, Wii U, would support just one tablet controller. In response, the Internet howled. Perhaps still stinging from public reaction to the 3D feature of the 3DS, it looks like Nintendo has caved on the Wii U.

Is Nintendo In Trouble?

Sales of the 3DS aren’t so bad that the device qualifies as a “flop.” And with all of the Wii and DS consoles that they’ve sold in years past, it would take a LOT to make a dent in Nintendo‘s bank account. But they just had their worst fiscal year in, like, ever.

This Is How Zelda: Skyward Sword Begins

The 3-minute animation that opens The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has leaked, and you can watch the whole thing right here. It’s a beautiful, watercolor-on-parchment style animation, though the English translation of this Japanese version is typically broken — and kinda cute.

Link & Mario – Salt Art

People really can make art out of anything these days. Proof positive: Bashir Sultani’s “Art with Salt,” a self-conceived art medium that the artist uses to draw portraits of famous people. And recently, he decided to use salt to create portraits of two very famous fictional characters: Nintendo‘s Link and Mario.