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Peak of popularity a wistful memory for Wii

At Next-Gen Video Games, it has been two months since a customer bought a Nintendo Wii, the console that became a sensation for letting players swing a virtual tennis racket or steer a virtual car with a flick ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Business
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Nintendo posts first annual loss

Japanese videogame giant Nintendo on Thursday posted its first annual loss since becoming a public company, blaming a soaring yen and price cuts on its consoles for sinking it $530 million into the red.

dateApr 26, 2012 in Business
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Wii 2 goes HD?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Is Nintendo working on a high-definition console called the Wii 2? That is the big question flying around the world of gaming today.

dateApr 15, 2011 in Consumer & Gadgets weblog
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Hands on with a Nintendo DSi XL

It seems almost annual now -- a new year and a new version of the Nintendo DS comes out. Nintendo's almost Apple-like in its offerings, and judging by the sales figures, it's a move that works. On March 28, ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Kaspar the friendly robot helps autistic kids

(AP) -- Eden Sawczenko used to recoil when other little girls held her hand and turned stiff when they hugged her. This year, the 4-year-old autistic girl began playing with a robot that teaches about emotions ...

dateMar 08, 2011 in Robotics
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Nintendo's Game Boy turns 20

Twenty years ago Japan's Nintendo Co. launched the Game Boy, the iconic handheld video game player that spawned characters from Super Mario to Pokemon and sold 200 million units worldwide.

dateApr 23, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets
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iPod Touch offers video-game fun

My video-game addiction took on a new, smaller footprint after the holidays. Resigning myself to the fact that my four-year-old iPod was never going to die of its own accord, I proactively put the clunky, ...

dateFeb 25, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets
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