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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.

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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Nintendo Health business: breaking off to improve your quality of life

Nintendo Health business: breaking off to improve your quality of life

Back when Nintendo started manufacturing playing cards 125 years ago, its creators could hardly have imagined the size the company would have achieved here in our present. As many things have changed since the company arrived, inside the gaming industry as well as without, Nintendo has suggested today that they’ll be initiating a new business that will further address their expanded definition of entertainment.

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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Single-player gameplay teased

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Single-player gameplay teased

This morning the creator of the Nintendo multiplayer franchise Super Smash Bros., Masahiro Sakurai, has posted a single screenshot of a next-generation game. This game will almost certainly exist inside the Super Smash Bros. universe, and due to the fact that the Super Smash Bros. games for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS are coming in 2014, rumors are flying wildly. Sakurai suggests only that this pic does not show “a story mode like The Subspace Emissary.”

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Nintendo finally considering “smart device” gaming as Wii U flops

Nintendo finally considering “smart device” gaming as Wii U flops

Nintendo has confirmed it is "studying" the potential for smartphones and gaming, with company president Satoru Iwata admitting that it is "thinking about a new business structure" in the face of appalling Wii U sales. The Japanese gaming firm was forced to predict whole-year losses of $335 million - having previously guesstimated a $950m profit - after it said demand for the touchscreen console dropped by around 70-percent compared to earlier estimates. However, Iwata argued, it's not just a matter of porting classic Nintendo titles to iOS and Android.

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