Video games analyst: “Consumers are starved for new titles”

Game developers, take notice. Right now might be a perfect time to unveil that new game you’ve been working on for the past few years. According to NPD Video Games Industry Analyst Liam Callahan, the headliners of this holiday season’s video game lineup mostly consist of strong sequels — Call of Duty Black Ops, Halo 4, Assassins Creed… Read More


Watch TV with two screens: Hulu Plus available for Wii U

Hulu Plus is now available on the new Nintendo Wii U console and it introduces a new way to watch TV and movies. The difference is the utilization of the Wii U’s GamePad controller. Users can now enjoy a dual-screen watching experience, with the GamePad serving as an information hub for the episode or movie… Read More


VIDEO: Nintendo president hosts official Wii U sneak peek ‘unboxing ceremony’

You’ve likely watched an at-home unboxing of a new gadget on the internet. But probably not an official one … from a company president … who wears white gloves during the process. That’s exactly what Nintendo president Satoru Iwata does in the video above with the company’s new Wii U game console and its touch-screen GamePad controller. It’s… Read More

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Wii U sneak peek: Nintendo rolling out 5,000 retail kiosks in buildup to launch

This is test-driving, Nintendo style. Looking to recover from the Wii’s slump, Nintendo is placing 5,000 interactive kiosks around retail stores this holiday season to give consumers a hands-on look at the new Wii U game console and its touch-screen GamePad controller. Depending on the kiosk, people will be able to play games like New Super Mario… Read More