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Press Release: Nintendo 3DS Brings a Dimensional Shift to the World of Entertainment on March 27

Check out the full scoop about the 3DS in Nintendo’s press release. It’s got the answers to your burning questions, such as: – Can you download DSiWare games on 3DS? How about transfer of previous DSiWare purchases? -What accessories will be included in the system? – What colors will be available at launch? – What do the StreetPass and SpotPass features entail? –...

A lot of people bought Nintendo schtuff this weekend

PRESS RELEASE—When confronted with a wide range of Black Friday retail options, U.S. holiday shoppers again turned to Nintendo. Nintendo sold 900,000 combined units in the Nintendo DS™ family of systems and 600,000 Wii™ consoles between Sunday, Nov. 21, and Saturday, Nov. 27, according to the company’s internal sales estimates. “U.S. shoppers bought about 9,000 Nintendo hardware systems ...

Breaking: Nintendo has sold a lot of controllers alongside all those Wiis

PRESS RELEASE — Every day since the Wii™ system launched in November 2006, Nintendo has sold an average of 46,000 Wii Remote™ controllers in the United States. That’s a lot of people playing – and a lot of people playing together. Nintendo’s motion-controlled video games continue to create new players every day. People play Wii to try new experiences not available on other systems, inc...

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™ and a new Wii Remote™ Plus controller that has Wii MotionPlus™ motion technology built right in. Nintendo already o...

Nintendo cutting price of DSi, DSi XL on September 12

Is Nintendo dropping the price of the DSi to maximize holiday sales, or are they preparing their product lines for a $189 3DS? Time will tell, but for now here’s the official press release for your perusal:

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 the history of the industry, reaching this milestone 15 months faster than the next best-selling console. Wii launched in November 2006 and ushere...

This week in Nintendo downloads

In the world of downloadable video games, this week’s forecast calls for nonstop showers of awesomeness. A flood watch is in effect as heavy levels of high-quality digital entertainment threaten to disrupt boredom and bad moods across the country. Gale-force fun is expected as games like Ferrari GT: Evolution, System Flaw Recruit and Scrabble™ Slam! arrive via the Nintendo DSiWare™ service. ...

Press release: Nintendo reveals hardware, software lineup for first half of 2010

REDMOND, Wash.– Nintendo of America issued a surge of new information today about what consumers can expect from the company in the coming months. Let’s get right to it:

What if Nintendo had pulled a Microsoft on “red ringing” NES consoles?

Six months after the NES launched in Japan in 1983, Nintendo engineers learned that “certain games caused the system to freeze,” according to Game Over, the best biography of Nintendo you’ll ever read. As for the malfunction, think of it as the “red ring” of 1983, only it didn’t kill your system. Nevertheless, “the circuitry on the chip had to be corrected...

Do you really want a HD Nintendo System? I mean honestly, who wouldn’t want to play a Zelda game in HD!

Recently Reggie Fils-Amie has gone on the record to talk about the recent speculation about Wii HD happening, and about the future of Nintendo in general. “[The] next step for Nintendo in terms of home consoles will not be simply to make it HD, but to add more and more capability and we’ll do that when we totally tapped out all of the experiences for the existing Wii and we are nowhere nea...

Ruminations on Nintendo power

Just last week, as the Infendo editors were assembled virtually in our super secret Gmail lair, we started discussing the topic of “year in review.” Like dirty hipsters, I suppose we felt uber powerful and self-important about bucking the status quo, and for some reason found ourselves discussing 2009 (and even 2008) in the second week of January. So tardy!

The NES that never was…A look at the “Home Computer” Nintendo ALMOST released in North America

In the summer of 1983, the original Famicom was unleashed on the Japanese market – a small, affordable home computer system with just three launch titles: Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong 2, and Popeye – each nearly dead ringers for their arcade counterparts.  The console was an instant hit, and it wasn’t long before Nintendo started to look to the west, eventually releasing the legenda...

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