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Nintendo announces Wii U launch titles

Nintendo announces Wii U launch titles

Nintendo hasn’t yet announced when you’ll be able to sit a Wii U beneath your television, and pricing is still a mystery too, but the company has gone into detail regarding its launch lineup at E3. There are a handful of Nintendo properties, as expected, but there are some interesting third-party titles that will be available on the console too, including some fan favourites.

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Nintendo confirms dual Wii U controller support, details gameplay

Nintendo confirms dual Wii U controller support, details gameplay

The main attraction of the Wii U is definitely the handheld controller with integrated touchscreen, although Nintendo did reveal a while ago that only one such controller would work on the console. Now the company has backtracked, saying today at its E3 conference that two controllers will in fact work. Previously a second player in a multiplayer game would have to make do with the traditional Wii controller.

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Why Nintendo Should Sell (And Why Sony Should Buy It)

Why Nintendo Should Sell (And Why Sony Should Buy It)

I know I’ve been a little tough on Nintendo lately, saying recently that the company should ditch plans for hardware and start licensing its software, and explaining why I believe it won’t be able to chart the gaming industry’s future. And although many Nintendo fans didn’t like it, I’m a firm believer that the company’s recently announced fiscal year losses seem to prove my point.

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Nintendo posts annual loss: Blames bleeding 3DS

Nintendo posts annual loss: Blames bleeding 3DS

Nintendo has reported its first ever annual loss, with full-year financial results to the end of March 31 2012 showing a loss of 37.3bn yen ($459.54m), though the company predicts a flip to profit in 2013. Selling the Nintendo 3DS at below cost price was blamed for much of the Japanese company's woes, the price cut being "in order to get it back on track to its original sales pace" but biting into Nintendo's profit margin. In the end, Nintendo managed to sell 13.53m 3DS units and 36m games.

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Wii to get Kirby 20th anniversary collection

Wii to get Kirby 20th anniversary collection

Time to take a trip down memory lane, everyone. Where were you the first time you saw the dimpled, adorable pink blob known as Kirby? If your answer is that you recall a time before Kirby even received his now-iconic pink coloration, then the newly announced 20th anniversary Kirby collection for Wii is aimed primarily at you. Yep, it's been 20 years since Kirby's Dream Land launched on the Game Boy, spawning what would become one the most legendary video game characters of all time.

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Wii U parts rumored to cost $180: won’t retail under $300

Wii U parts rumored to cost $180: won’t retail under $300

Rumors about each next-generation console seem to be coming thick and fast. First we heard details about the PlayStation Orbis, including specs, then the Xbox 720. The latest rumor is regards to Nintendo’s Wii U. While we have a relatively clear idea of what the Wii U will be offering, pricing so far has remained elusive. New information indicates how much it costs Nintendo to build the console.

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Nintendo Wii U gains Green Hills partner

Nintendo Wii U gains Green Hills partner

Nintendo has announced that it will partner with development company Green Hills Software to create and implement a development solution for its coming Wii U game console. The company will provide its MULTI integrated development environment to help third parties more easily and efficiently write code for the impending system. It will hopefully help third-party game makers to come on board and support Nintendo in the next generation.

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Vigil head says Wii U = PS3, Xbox 360

Vigil head says Wii U = PS3, Xbox 360

Nintendo's Wii U is on par with the current high-def consoles, the PS3 and the Xbox 360. So says Marvin Donald of Vigil. Being technologically inferior is a problem Nintendo has faced since the days of the Gamecube. While there were many games that third party publishers released on all three platforms back then - PS2, Xbox, and Gamecube - there were many more that only launched on PS2 and Xbox.

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Nintendo Wii Remote can help diagnose ocular torticollis

Nintendo Wii Remote can help diagnose ocular torticollis

Who knows what scientists at the Seoul National University College of Medicine were thinking when they decided to use Wii technology to help diagnose an eye disorder? Called ocular torticollis, patients end up tilting their head to one side to compensate for inefficiencies in one of their eyes. A well established method already exists for a diagnosis test, but researchers decided to try it with a couple Wii Remotes pointed at the subject, and Bluetooth connectivity to track movement.

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