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Infendo Presents: The History of Nintendo – Part 4 Famicom

Welcome to the Infendo Presents: The History of Nintendo! Join us as we chronicle Nintendo from their humble hanafuda beginnings, to the dominance of the Wii and DS and beyond! When last we left Nintendo, the company was just starting to crawl out from behind their toy-making shadow with their entrance into the arcade market. At this point, many key people at the company were beginning to emerge w...

Get your hands-on demo of Wii U right here

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Hands-on with “impressive” Wii U controller

Via Ars Technica, who was a bit frustrated by the lack of new information: The new controller is an impressive thing to hold in your hands. It feels solid and comfortable, and nothing about it marks it as a weak link. The screen itself is bright and beautiful, much clearer than the screen on an iPad, and even small details of the games are able to be seen clearly. The controller’s speakers a...

Nintendo news round-up

Yippee-kai-yay, Mario lovers. – Following the news that Wii Fit helped a UK mom of two overcome her Parkinson’s symptoms, Wii Fit makes news again as playing it helped another British mom of two recognize the symptoms of Parkinson’s. ( DailyMail ) – Iwata asks, laughs, and reveals more juicy details about the 3DS, such as its 3D camera capabilities, StreetPass, SD card stor...

Old friend reuniting with CES in 2011

Going to CES this year? Cool! I’m not, but I know someone who is. Crazy thing about this mystery guest is they haven’t been to CES in 16 years. When I read the news this morning I felt a nostalgic pang for the Nintendo Power CES coverage of my youth. (The last time Nintendo went to CES they showed off hardware that would eventually become the N64). The modern day Nintendo will be showi...