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Nintendo admits Wii Fit isn’t supposed to make you fit

Nintendo admits Wii Fit isn’t supposed to make you fit

I've always thought that naming a product has to be the easiest job in the world, as the name often reflects the purpose which the product serves. Take the Clapper, which works by clapping, or a doorstop which just happens to stop a door. So taking these into consideration, what do you think the Wii Fit is supposed to do? If you guessed “make you fit,” you're wrong.

Nintendo announces pricing and availability of Wii Fit for Japan

Nintendo announces pricing and availability of Wii Fit for Japan

Here in the US we're pretty accustomed to getting a lot of things before the rest of the world. When it comes to gaming, the only place that really gets them before us is Japan, and that's usually for the good RP games, as they're huge over there. As Nintendo is a Japanese company, it's not a huge surprise to see that they'll be getting the Wii Fit in time for the holidays in the Land of the Rising Sun.

Nintendo is on fire at E3 – Announces Wii Fit

Nintendo is on fire at E3 – Announces Wii Fit

What's this? More announcements from Nintendo? Surely not! No, I assure you, it's true. Nintendo has apparently pulled out all the stops at this year's E3. Their latest product is a fitness accessory for the Wii. I'm beginning to wonder if the DS is going to get any lovin this year.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: 8-player Smash, Mewtwo & Ridley

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: 8-player Smash, Mewtwo & Ridley

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U may well be the most hotly anticipated Nintendo title for the holidays, and so the Japanese gaming firm isn't stinting on features. The game will include a whopping eight player "Smash" mode during which players will be able to compete simultaneously in local multiplayer on specially-enlarged stages, as well as the ability to create custom stages and - eventually - share them with other players. Meanwhile, there are some benefits for those who have Super Smash Bros. on both Wii U and 3DS, too.

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Nintendo 3DS update adds 2nd stick, better battery, more

Nintendo 3DS update adds 2nd stick, better battery, more

Nintendo has updated the 3DS and 3DS LL (aka the 3DS XL), the Japanese company's glasses-free 3D gaming handhelds, with better 3D effects and improved controls. Revealed during a Nintendo webcast today, the new portable consoles also add a second analog stick - something Nintendo tried to fix with an add-on "Slide Pad" back in 2011 - as well as NFC, opening the door to interaction with the company's NFC-enabled amiibo game figures.

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Nintendo posted $92m Q1 loss – Wii U sales up but didn’t help

Nintendo posted $92m Q1 loss – Wii U sales up but didn’t help

Nintendo Wii U was picking up some steam in the quarter by selling 510,000 units; three times more compared to the same period last year – however the spike did not help Nintendo to avoid operating loss of 9.47 billion yen (about $92.4 million). Nintendo's popular handheld 3DS, which has a cult like following has stumble down by 41% in sales from a year ago. 3DS games are also down by 22%.

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Here’s how Nintendo amiibo work with NFC and Smash Bros

Here’s how Nintendo amiibo work with NFC and Smash Bros

Later this year, Nintendo will be bringing their own version of the Skylanders toy-to-game concept to life with amiibo. These tiny figurines are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and contain NFC connectivity to interact with your Wii U GamePad. These amiibo figures will also be able to interact with the Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL, and 2DS later this year with a new NFC reader/writer accessory.

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Ubisoft gives Nintendo the axe for E3 2014

Ubisoft gives Nintendo the axe for E3 2014

Ubisoft has made clear that neither the Nintendo Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS will be part of their presentation this year at E3. Responding to a question on which platforms will be showing up, a Ubisoft representative let it be known that they will not be showing off any games on any Nintendo platform.

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