Tuesday, June 09, 2009Classic DS title Dr Kawashima Brain Training hits the iPhone
If we ever needed proof that the iPhone is becoming a serious gaming platform, then look no further than Namco Bandai and its introduction of the classic Dr Kawashima mental-agility games for the Apple hardware.
Saturday, October 04, 2008Iwata casts doubt on 2009 DSi arrival in rest of world
A day after the launch of the new DSi handheld, Nintendo’s cocksure president Satoru Iwata has cast some doubt on when the machine will be launched outside Japan.
Thursday, August 07, 2008Unboxing world’s first contactless wiimote charger
It’s not due to hit the stores until August 25, but Sanyo was good enough to send me its new Wiimote charger based on eneloop rechargeable batteries, so why not unbox the thing?
Friday, July 25, 2008Wiimote battery pack shocker brings contactless charging
We hinted at it yesterday, and can confirm today that Sanyo has become the first company to provide an officially licensed charger set for Nintendo’s Wiimote controller.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008Year-end figures show massive growth in Japanese gaming
To the surprise of no one, the just-revealed sales figures for games hardware and software in Japan last year underline what a massive 12 months it was for the industry as a whole and Nintendo in particular.
Friday, November 30, 2007Nintendo to start DS Lite movie downloads
Although it beats the pants of the competition on the sales front, Nintendo’s DS Lite has never been anything more than a games machine, leading anyone interested in mobile media to opt for the PSP. Come March, however, that’s set to change with the launch of an official movie download service for the DS.
Thursday, October 11, 2007Developers fear Wii bubble to burst as Nintendo reaps all the rewards
Suggestions that the high-flying Nintendo Wii’s days at the top of the console sales charts may be numbered are beginning to look less ridiculous almost every day, as more people in the know come round to that point of view.
Wednesday, August 15, 2007Wii success making component suppliers rich
The dominance of Nintendo’s Wii in the console market has been well documented as the company rides high on a wave of unprecedented profitability and popularity, but what of the other companies involved in the gaming phenom’s success?
Looks like our tip last week about how Nintendo is really bringing Wii-like motion sensing to the DS Lite was correct and we have the photos to prove it after the jump.
Thursday, August 09, 2007Who'da thunk it? Nintendo's motion-sensing handheld is for real and on sale now
Just days after the world speculated that Nintendo might be bringing motion-sensitivity to the handheld gaming arena, we hear that the mystery device may well be a just-launched DS Lite add-on available now in Japan.
Tuesday, June 26, 2007Nintendo rocks stock market, outperforms Sony for first time
If you’re even just marginally into video games, you’ll know that Nintendo has been taking all the plaudits over the last year or two thanks to the runaway success of its DS handheld machines and the more-recent Wii console.
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