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Infendo Radio Episode 319: Console Wars

Episode 319 of Infendo Radio is on now! Join Lewis Pugh and I as we talk about the latest Nintendo news, discuss Console Wars by Blake J. Harris, respond to reader mail, and butcher our timezones! (You’ll have to forgive

‘Console Wars’ book to be adapted to the big screen

Booktrade has reported  that Blake Harris’ upcoming novel Console Wars will be made into a feature-length film. The book will be a retelling of SEGA’s rise to prominence during the late 80s and early 90s as they challenged Nintendo for market

“Sonic, I don’t hate you anymore.”

Nintendo Power editor Chris Slate wrote a great column this month on Sonic vs Mario. I enjoyed it so much, I wanted to share. Here it is transcribed in its entirety from print to internet: Sonic, when you first burst

How do PS Vita details change how you feel about 3DS (if at all)?

Sony named, dated, and priced its new handheld today. Dubbed PS Vita, the touch and control enabled handheld is as powerful as modern consoles. It supports interoperable multiplayer with PS3, and has a street pass like feature called “near.” Oh,

Video game visionary predicts console-less future

Hideo Kojima, one of the world’s most famous video game creators, thinks consoles will be extinct “in the near future,” thanks to server-based systems like On Live. “We’ll have games that don’t depend on any platform,” the former NES developer

The Final Word: Why the N64 wasn’t a huge success (and how the next Wii can be)

Looking back on Nintendo systems, it’s easy to see why the NES, GameBoy, DS, and Wii were such successes. The NES had Super Mario Bros. GameBoy had Tetris. DS had Nintendodogs. Wii had Wii Sports. In other words, they all