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Nintendo offers more details from Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for Wii

Nintendo offers more details from Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for Wii

Nintendo has offered up some more detail on the highly anticipated Nintendo Wii game called The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The game will land as a Wii exclusive on November 20. Last week Nintendo unveiled some of the first details on the game areas and it is back with some new details to tease fans with. The new game details show off Lake Floria and the Parella Tribe.

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Nintendo Wii bundle with Super Mario Wii game and soundtrack coming to US

Nintendo Wii bundle with Super Mario Wii game and soundtrack coming to US

Last week Nintendo was showing off a new Wii bundle for Europe in a cool blue color with the Mario & Sonic at the 2012 Olympics. That bundle wasn’t going to come to the US and has no GameCube support integrated. Nintendo has announced that the US will be getting its own black Wii console bundle. The bundle is set to land on October 23 and will include the New Super Mario Bros. Wii game title.

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Nintendo to offer blue Wii in Mario & Sonic 2012 Olympics game

Nintendo to offer blue Wii in Mario & Sonic 2012 Olympics game

If you are a big fan of special edition bundles, the Nintendo Wii is getting a cool bundle to celebrate the 2012 London Olympic games. The bundle will be offered in Europe only and is more of a place blue than a dark Sonic blue hue. The bundle is the Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games. It's worth noting that this is a Wii model with no GameCube support.

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What Console Could You Not Live Without?

What Console Could You Not Live Without?

Over the weekend, I was getting ready to play Gears of War 3 on my Xbox 360, and looked at my selection of game consoles, including the PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii, in addition to Microsoft’s hardware. After thinking about all the benefits of those devices, I asked myself a simple question: “which one of those could I simply not live without?”

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Zumba Fitness dance exercise video game Hands-on [Video]

Zumba Fitness dance exercise video game Hands-on [Video]

Ever since we first heard of systems like the Wii and the Xbox 360 Kinect, we though gosh, that'd be awesome to utilize for exercise games. Imagine that, this is exactly what happened. But here's the thing: development is slow if you compare the exercise game ecosystem with games of basically every other type. There's been some games for the Wii Balance Board, the Wii Fit has seen some action, but what about Xbox 360's Kinect? How about the PlayStation Move? Is it just that gamers simply do not want to use their gaming systems to do work? Zumba Fitness isn't the first game in history to make dancing and therefore exercise an enjoyable activity, but it's certainly the most interesting to your humble narrator's eyes in the past few weeks, that's for sure.

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Microsoft is the Gaming Business’ New King

Microsoft is the Gaming Business’ New King

When I look around the gaming industry right now, it’s tough to find any single company that really “gets” it. Nintendo has the Wii, which was performing well for quite some time, but that device’s popularity has started to wane. And the 3DS has pretty much disappointed everyone from Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata to his company’s most ardent supporters.

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Nintendo Wii makeover: Streamlined style but no GameCube support

Nintendo Wii makeover: Streamlined style but no GameCube support

Nintendo is readying a new version of the Wii, featuring a streamlined design intended to be placed horizontally rather than vertically, and with a new, lower price. Confirmed so far for the UK market, and expected to go on sale in time for the holiday shopping season, the updated Wii will be released as part of a new value bundle complete with Wii Party and Wii Sports. However, while there's money to be saved, there's also a cost in terms of lost backward compatibility.

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LetterBomb hack for Nintendo Wii allows homebrew with System Menu 4.3

LetterBomb hack for Nintendo Wii allows homebrew with System Menu 4.3

Most of the talk about Nintendo lately has been centered on how poorly the company has been performing financially of late. The Wii has seen sales decline as well as sales of software decline making for some rough quarters. If you have a Wii and are looking for a way to get more use out of the console in the face of a rather boring game line up, a new system hack has surfaced that will allow you to run homebrew software.

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Should Kinect Play A Role In the Xbox 720?

Should Kinect Play A Role In the Xbox 720?

When the Nintendo Wii launched, the future of motion gaming was in doubt. Some speculated that the console would die as soon as it launched, since they suspected gamers wouldn’t want to jump around to play titles. Others said that motion gaming was the future.

Now, several years later, it’s clear motion gaming did work, and looking ahead, it will seemingly play a key role in all Nintendo products.

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