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Nintendo unveils limited red Wii, DSi XL for the Mario anniversary

PRESS RELEASE—Nintendo has everyone’s holiday shopping list covered with an array of great new products. These include Mario™-red, limited-edition Wii™ and Nintendo DSi XL™ system bundles that celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Super Mario Bros.™ game on the NES™

Nintendo invites fans to celebrate 25 years of Super Mario Bros. fun

Twenty-five years ago today, Nintendo’s original Super Mario Bros.™ video game made its debut in Japan and changed the world of video games forever. Since then, Mario™ has become one of the most renowned and beloved video game characters around

Record number of U.S. colleges and universities now teach video game design

300 American colleges, universities, art and trade schools will offer degrees in video game design, development, programming and art during the 2010-11 academic year, according to new research from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). The degrees offered at 300 institutions

At 30M sold, Wii sets U.S. record for fastest selling console, says Nintendo

Nintendo’s internal sales figures show that the Wii™ video game system has now sold 30 million units in the United States alone. This significant milestone was reached in just 45 months. This further establishes Wii as the fastest-selling console in

Add another to the small list: Conduit 2 to support Wii MotionPlus

SEGA® Europe Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced that Conduit 2™, the latest collaboration with High Voltage Software, will support Wii MotionPlus™ enabling precision control and better tracking. The Conduit series is famed for its detailed control system

Nintendo.com to stream E3 press conference

Are you excited to hear all the news from Nintendo’s E3 Presentation but can’t make it to Los Angeles? Nintendo.com has you covered. The website is setting up a special portal for fans around the world to watch full start-to-finish