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Nintendo confirms Wii Vitality Sensor was nixed due to consistency issues

Nintendo confirms Wii Vitality Sensor was nixed due to consistency issues

If the Wii Vitality Sensor escapes your memory, you're not the only one - it was announced back at E3 in 2009, and has since then seen very little in terms of development, raising speculation that Nintendo had given it the kibosh. Such was confirmed at the company's 73rd Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, where the company said that due to inconsistent accuracy among different users it won't be launched.

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Club Nintendo Japan hacked

Club Nintendo Japan hacked

Nintendo Japan has warned Club Nintendo users to change their passwords, after revealing that the member rewards site was hacked back in June, leading to tens of thousands of unauthorized logins. The first Nintendo realized of the compromised security was a dramatic increase in errors spotted on July 2, with subsequent investigation turning up 23,926 stolen logins and almost 15.5m attempts.

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PS4 architect Mark Cerny and the Nintendo legacy effect

PS4 architect Mark Cerny and the Nintendo legacy effect

While the biggest console war on recent history is about to take place between Sony and Microsoft, it's Nintendo that PlayStation 4 architect Mark Cerny references this week in his (and their) aim for a legacy of greatness. Speaking this week in Barcelona at gaming convention Gamelab, Cerny let it be known that the current lineup of leaders on the PlayStation 4 project are what he feels will be a great baseline for Sony hitting a Nintendo-level impact on the gaming industry in the grander scheme of things in years to come.

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Nintendo US boss: making great games will cut down on used game sales

Nintendo US boss: making great games will cut down on used game sales

There's been a lot of talk about used games recently, mostly due to the fact that Microsoft officially complicated the process of used games sales. This was the first time in gaming console history that used games received an ever-so-slight denial in the gaming industry. However, Nintendo doesn't really see what the problem is, as long as developers are making good games.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts coming to Wii U, according to Infinity Ward producer

Call of Duty: Ghosts coming to Wii U, according to Infinity Ward producer

The latest installment in the Call of Duty series has been the talk of the town for the last several weeks, but perhaps an even bigger subject is the fact that the game hasn't been officially announced for the Wii U. However, Infinity Ward's executive producer, Mark Rubin, hinted to a Wii U release, saying that the company "isn't talking about Wii U yet," with a big emphasize on the "yet."

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Nintendo president: I won’t sacrifice long-term survival for smartphone gain

Nintendo president: I won’t sacrifice long-term survival for smartphone gain

Nintendo releasing games for smartphones and tablets would be the kiss of death for the Japanese company in the long-term, president Satoru Iwata insists, cashing in the firm's future in the name of short-term game. Speaking at E3 this week, Iwata reiterated that Nintendo had no plans to release games for iOS, Android, or other platforms beyond its own hardware, the WSJ reports, conceding that "if you want to make short-term profits from the stock price, then I am a very bad president."

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Nintendo E3 2013 keynote presentation recounted: franchise after franchise

Nintendo E3 2013 keynote presentation recounted: franchise after franchise

As titans like Microsoft and Sony brought forth new waves of games for their next-generation consoles coming later this year, Nintendo brought on an E3 2013 presentation with franchise continuations for the console they'd already had on the market for months: Wii U. Showing up via live video feed from Nintendo headquarters in Kyoto, President and CEO of Nintendo Satoru Iwata spoke on the future of the Nintendo Wii U, 3DS, and all games in-between. Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, and Monolith Soft bring the power to this conference.

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