EA: We love Wii U

October 6, 2011

Back in June, everyone was talking about the Wii U, Nintendo’s first video game console with high-definition graphicsĀ unveiled at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles.

Introducing Nintendo’s Wii U

June 7, 2011

The new Nintendo Wii

 

Nintendo just announced the successor to the Wii at the annual U.S. video game confab, E3 on Tuesday.

E3: Nintendo’s Iwata says Vitality Sensor lives!

June 17, 2010


That (above) was Nintendo President Satoru Iwata at last year’s E3. Cool idea, eh? So what happened to it?

E3: Dancing with Xbox Kinect on Day 1

June 15, 2010

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Day one of the 2010 E3 video game conference was dominated by news from Microsoft, who told us a little more about Xbox 360 with Kinect, the gesture/motion system that lets users do many things on screen without the need for a controller. The system, due in November, poses a threat to top dog console the Nintendo’s Wii, and Sony’s new add-on, called Move.

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Check Out Line: Vampires and caped heroes rule in online swap world

December 22, 2009

taylorCheck out the popularity of vampires and werewolves, Taylor Swift andĀ caped superheros in the online trading world.

THQ CEO: Don’t bet against the Wii

December 4, 2009

Remember how you couldn’t get a Nintendo Wii? Remember the long lines at retailers, and “No WIIs” signs in store windows. The Wii is still very popular, but the momentum has slowed a bit, leading some to wonder if it has lost its mojo.

Black Friday sprint begins for video game industry

December 1, 2009

Black Friday marks the beginning of the most critical time of the year for video game makers, as customers jam stores on the day after Thanksgiving to pick up games and consoles as gifts.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on Xbox, Youtube, iPhone

September 21, 2009

We caught up with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings at the movie rental company’s event where it awarded a $1 million prize after a contest aimed at improving the accuracy of movie recommendations. He spoke about his hopes of working with Apple on the iPhone, the possibility that YouTube will beef up its movie service, and the future of the DVD.

Cloud-gaming service OnLive opens up

September 2, 2009

OnLive, the “cloud-based” gaming service that generated plenty of interest when it was announced in May, is opening itself up.

Sony cuts PS3 price, sounds confident about holidays

August 19, 2009

The long-anticipated price cut on Sony’s PlayStation 3 video game console might have come just in the nick of time, as industry sales continue to wilt in the heat of summer. Both game hardware and software sales have been flagging, but console price cuts typically spur game sales.