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Blue Wii hits Walmart for Black Friday

Blue Wii hits Walmart for Black Friday

Walmart will offer a limited edition blue version of the Nintendo Wii as part of its Black Friday sales promotion this year, it has been revealed, with the new color console priced at $99.96. Set to go on sale at 10pm on Thursday, November 24, according to details screen-grabbed from a CBS commercial and passed to Engadget, the blue Wii has already been offered elsewhere in the world, but this will be its first official debut in the US.

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Nintendo patent outlines Wii Remote touchpad accessory

Nintendo patent outlines Wii Remote touchpad accessory

I like it when patents surface from places like Apple, Nintendo and others that show off what we will probably see in the future from the country. The latest patent to surface is from Nintendo and it shows an accessory that appears to show a way to turn the Wii Remote into a touchpad. The patent app line art shows a device that slips onto the Remote.

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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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