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  • Nintendo Denies Its Next-Gen Console Will Run Android

    Nintendo Denies Its Next-Gen Console Will Run Android

    Sorry, Android fans. Nintendo’s next gaming system will not be based on Android. The official word comes from a Nintendo spokesperson speaking to a Japanese report that indicated that the upcoming Nintendo NX would use Android as its operating system. Read More

  • Nintendo NX Dedicated Gaming System Could Run Android

    Nintendo NX Dedicated Gaming System Could Run Android

    Android-powered gaming systems are not the weird outlier they once were, with Nvidia shipping multiple devices that fit that general description. News from Japan’s Nikkei business news outlet now suggests Nintendo might field a device in that category, in the form of the upcoming Nintendo NX gaming system. The NX is still an enigma wrapped in a mystery, after first being revealed as… Read More

  • Apple Researching Combined 2D/3D Glassesless Displays

    Apple Researching Combined 2D/3D Glassesless Displays

    Apple is looking into a way to provide both 3D and 2D images from the same display, without requiring any special ocular equipment like 3D glasses, according to a new patent application (via AppleInsider). The display would use gaze-tracking to serve specific images to viewers, and would be able to actually provide different images to multiple viewers at the same time. The display tech would… Read More

  • Nintendo’s Mario Amiibo Gets The Silver Treatment

    Nintendo’s Mario Amiibo Gets The Silver Treatment

    Nintendo knows a money-maker when it sees one, and its Amiibo interactive toys are just that. The figurines are getting special editions based on their early success, and the Silver Edition variant is the first-such collector-focused cash-in. The Mario – Silver Edition Amiibo is a bit reminiscent of Metal┬áMario, but this is a plastic figure similar to the existing versions, albeit with… Read More

  • Why Games Journalism Should Update Its Thinking

    Why Games Journalism Should Update Its Thinking

    Gaming’s media is increasingly under strain from too much coverage of the same subject matter. And yet the biggest single market for games – mobile – remains very poorly covered. Isn’t it time for games journalists and outlets to update their thinking? Read More

  • Nintendo Answers Amiibo Fan Frustration

    Nintendo Answers Amiibo Fan Frustration

    Nintendo’s Amiibo toys are selling well; almost too well, depending on who you’re asking. Fans are frustrated that many specific models are very hard to get, unless you’re willing to pay a lot on sites like eBay. Nintendo wants you Amiibo-hungry diehards to know it’s going to be okay, thanks to ramped-up shipping efforts and re-issues of Amiibo that have already ended… Read More

  • Nintendo 64 And DS Games Arrive On The Wii U Virtual Console

    Nintendo 64 And DS Games Arrive On The Wii U Virtual Console

    Nintendo just announced that it’s bringing Nintendo 64 and Nintendo DS consoles to the Wii U’s Virtual Console, its app that lets you play older games through software emulation. Read More

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