2017 World Video Game Hall Of Fame Finalists Include Pokémon, Donkey Kong And Wii Sports

The Strong Museum has announced its finalists for this years entries into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The finalists include Pokémon Red and Green, which are up for nomination for the second year running, the 1981 arcade classic Donkey Kong, and also Wii Sports. You can take a look at the full list of finalists … Continue reading 2017 World Video Game Hall Of Fame Finalists Include Pokémon, Donkey Kong And Wii Sports

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It Looks Like Nintendo Is Targeting Erotic Zelda Fan-Art

It looks like Nintendo might be cracking down on erotic fan-art based on The Legend of Zelda series. According to a NeoGAF user, several artists have received DMCA takedown notices on their erotic fan-art. They seem to believe it has something to do with the upcoming release of Breath of the Wild, Nintendo trying to ensure their brand remains … Continue reading It Looks Like Nintendo Is Targeting Erotic Zelda Fan-Art

Activision CEO Talks About His First Time Playing The Wii

Motion control is obviously less impressive than it was ten years ago. However, we all remember our first time trying out the Wii. Activision's CEO Bobby Kotick recently discussed his first impressions of Nintendo's revolutionary console on the Corner Office podcast. Before the Wii was officially unveiled, Kotick had the amazing opportunity to get hands on … Continue reading Activision CEO Talks About His First Time Playing The Wii

Wii Sports Club Adds Baseball And Boxing In June In Japan

Nintendo has revealed that, in Japan, Wii Sports Club will add baseball and boxing on June 26th. There's currently no word on when the two virtual sports will be released in North America. The company recently confirmed that the packaged iteration of the compilation will launch July 17th in Japan. The physical disc features all … Continue reading Wii Sports Club Adds Baseball And Boxing In June In Japan

Here’s Another Retailer Mix-Up Between Wii U And Wii

Just after industry analyst Christine Arrington of IHS Electronics & Media stated that the Wii U's name is largely to blame for its poor sales and the general retailer confusion surrounding the console, a new print ad reveals another mix-up between Nintendo's next-gen and last-gen consoles. The advertisement offers a "Wii U" bundle for $99 … Continue reading Here’s Another Retailer Mix-Up Between Wii U And Wii

Rare Developer Compares Kinect Sports Rivals To Wii Sports And Mario Kart

Creative director of Rare, Simon Woodrooffe, has stated that he wants Kinect Sports Rivals for Xbox One to stand the test of time the same way Nintendo's Wii Sports and Mario Kart games have. Much like Wii Sports, Kinect Sports Rivals features sports-based mini games like soccer and bowling. The title, which was recently delayed … Continue reading Rare Developer Compares Kinect Sports Rivals To Wii Sports And Mario Kart

Original Wii Sports Coming To Wii U In HD With Online Multiplayer

The five beloved sports from the original Wii Sports – bowling, tennis, baseball, boxing and golf – are making a dramatic and competitive return on Wii U. The games are being released individually as downloads in the Nintendo eShop featuring HD graphics, enhanced controls via Wii MotionPlus technology, as well as a much-requested online multiplayer versus mode, … Continue reading Original Wii Sports Coming To Wii U In HD With Online Multiplayer

Iwata Admits Nintendo Land Has Not Fulfilled The Same Role As Wii Sports

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed during the E3 analyst briefing that the company acknowledges that Nintendo Land has failed to attract consumers to Wii U. Iwata said that Nintendo Land hasn't fulfilled the same role as Wii Sports - which consumers flocked to play and subsequently purchased a Wii back in 2006. Iwata did say that … Continue reading Iwata Admits Nintendo Land Has Not Fulfilled The Same Role As Wii Sports

Mario Kart 7 And Wii Sports Are Nominated For The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2013

Nickelodeon has revealed the games that are nominated for an award at this years Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards. There's four games which have been nominated: Just Dance 4, Mario Kart 7, Wii Sports, and Skylanders Giants. The event will be held on March 23, 2013 at 8 p.m. ET live from the Galen Center in Los Angeles, … Continue reading Mario Kart 7 And Wii Sports Are Nominated For The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2013

Only One Nintendo Title Wins At The 2012 Video Game Awards

The winners of this year's Video Game Awards were announced yesterday. Only one Nintendo title - New Super Mario Bros. U - won an award, which was for best Wii/Wii U game of 2012. Half-Life 2 was crowned Game of the Decade and triumphed over Nintendo contenders The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and … Continue reading Only One Nintendo Title Wins At The 2012 Video Game Awards