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Nintendo explains how they test the 3DS

07/27/2012, The Nintendo 3DS might not be marketed as a rugged gaming console, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t built to withstand accidental drops and the occasional knocks. Well, if you’re interested in finding out what sort of tests the Nintendo...

Nintendo patent application tracks DS from above

05/04/2012, Most of us would have thought of our Nintendo DS (whether it is the original, ugly looking DS, the sleek and sexy DS Lite, or the 3DS, it does not matter) as the bomb in terms of the sheer number of hours of enjoyment that it has delivered over the years....

Nintendo 3DS sells 4.5 million units in its first year in the U.S.

03/06/2012, Ever wondered how well the Nintendo 3DS has been doing in terms of sales so far? Well, we’ve got the answer today. Nintendo announced today that the portable glasses-free 3D console has sold over 4.5 million units in the US alone. Compared to the...

Android and iOS dominate the portable game market

11/09/2011, The talk of smartphones and tablets replacing traditional portable handhelds is one that’s been constantly debated about, and now that we’ve got some statistics to back up those claims; things don’t look too good for consoles. According...

Nintendo hits 50 million sales for DS console

10/13/2011, We all know that Nintendo has had more or less a continued string of success in the handheld video game industry right from the early days of the Game & Watch to the Game Boy that held its 8-bit ground for a decade or so, while the DS also took the...

Activision remains coy on Modern Warfare 3 for Nintendo consoles

05/24/2011, By now, everybody and their grandma knows that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is coming this November – specifically on November 8. After the first few teasers and trailers, Nintendo gamers became a little bothered. The trailers include no mention...

Sony: Nintendo 3DS is for kids, Xbox 360′s DVDs not enough

04/08/2011, It’s just another day in the world and Sony is once again shooting its beak off. This time in an interview with Fortune, Sony Computer Entertainment of America president Jack Tretton sounds off on what he thinks about the PlayStation 3 and...

Nintendo to introduce the DS into the classroom

03/16/2011, Nintendo of America has just announced a partnership with the National Art Education Association (NAEA) to introduce the Nintendo DS into classrooms in selected schools across the country. In an attempt to give students a fresh, fun way to study drawing...

R4 working on hacked Nintendo 3DS

02/28/2011, If there’s one thing you can be sure of whenever a new gaming console is released, it’s that hackers will have their way with it sooner or later and in the case of the Nintendo 3DS, it’s the former. The 3DS hasn’t even been on the...

Nintendo 3DS sold out in less than 24 hours

02/28/2011, To anyone who ever dismissed glasses-free 3D as a gimmick – the sales figures of the latest Nintendo console should put all doubts to rest, at least for people in Japan. Nintendo shipped a total of 400,000 units of their 3DS console to the retailers in...

Nintendo has the top selling systems of 2010 in America

01/13/2011, Nintendo has just released their sales figures for the year 2010, and it looks like they have sold they’ve sold the most consoles in America last year. Nintendo sold over 2.5 million DS systems and more than 2.3 million Wii systems. Talk about...

Nintendo DS and Wii set new US Sales Records in 2010

01/04/2011, There’s no doubt that Nintendo’s gaming consoles are selling very well in most parts of the world, but 2010 has produced two sales milestones for Nintendo in the United States. The family of handheld gaming consoles, the Nintendo DS, has sold...