Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling video game console ever in the U.S.

Nintendo has managed to sell so many of its Nintendo Switch console that it’s become not only its own fastest-selling console, but also the fastest selling in the U.S. ever, beating the record s

Nvidia’s Shield TV offers Wii and GameCube games in HD in China

Nvidia just rolled out a very interesting selection of software for its over-the-top Shield TV box in China – Wii games, running in 1080p resolution, including New Super Mario Bros. Wii, The Legend

Nintendo says Switch will beat Wii U total sales within its first year

The Switch is beginning to pay off for Nintendo . The new console is selling so well that the Japanese firm said today it is likely to outsell the Wii U, its predecessor, within one year of its releas

The All Controller controls all your consoles

Remember the third party controller your sibling/cousin/friend made you use when you visited his or her house in the NES days? Remember the pain you felt when the joystick wasn’t quite right and

Nintendo and the limits of nostalgia

Can the world stand another Link adventure? Can it throw another blue shell? Hit the Rainbow Road for another lap? Catch ’em all again? If you’re a Nintendo exec I suspect you’re sta

Hands-on with VR Sports Challenge, the Oculus Touch version of Wii Sports

When the Wii launched, no one knew what motion controllers were or why we even needed them. So to get people excited about the new input method, Nintendo released Wii Sports as a free game to anyon

Super Smash Bros. For Wii U Sells Nearly 500K Copies In Three Days

Nintendo needs hits right now, and Super Smash Bros. is a hit – the game sold 500,000 copies in just three days, from its debut on November 21 until November 23, the company announced today. That ma

Hulu Plus Upgrades Its Living Room Experience With A New Look, Search, Controls & Added Kids Section

Hulu <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/05/26/what-hulu-is-worth/">may be courting bidders</a> right now, but in the meantime, the company <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.hulu.com/2013/05

Nintendo Amazingly Gets Worse At Marketing Just In Time For Plummeting Wii U Sales

Perhaps poor marketing is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/03/15/wii-u-sales-drop-off-a-cliff-as-the-future-of-gaming-continues-to-shift-away-from-the-console/">holding back Wii U sales</a> f

The Fall TV Lineup May Include Apple Dominating Gaming

What I’m about to say is undoubtedly going to piss some of you off. And that’s fine. Because in a few years, I’ll be right and you’ll look silly. While everyone is focused on the next gener

Wii U Gray Market Is Frothy And Heating Up As Scalpers Sell Online

While <a target="_blank" href="http://www.joystiq.com/2012/11/15/report-gamestop-wii-u-game-pre-orders-at-1-2-million-double-th/">Gamestop is reporting</a> record <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/

Putting Away Childish Things: The Wii U Redefines Nintendo

Six years ago, almost to the day, I remember sitting on the couch with my then one-year-old son playing <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elebits">Elebits</a> on the recently launc

YouTube Finally Launches An Official Wii App, Largest WebM Video Deployment Yet

The Wii isn't exactly the hottest console on the market anymore, and the lack of HD support makes it less than ideal for watching videos, but that hasn't stopped YouTube from finally <a target="_blank

Nintendo To Drop Price Of Wii To $129 For Holiday Season

Nintendo has <a target="_blank" href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20121015005583/en/Nintendo-Drops-Price-Wii-129.99-Includes-Wii">dropped</a> the price of the Wii console to $129.99. Of cour

Facepalm: The Wii U Games We’re Seeing This Week Are Stuck At 720p

According to <a target="_blank" href="http://wiiudaily.com/2012/06/wii-u-games-run-in-720p/">WiiUDaily</a> (and we're confirming), the games shown at E3 are native at 720p resolution, a considerable

Better Late Than Never: Hulu Plus Finally Arrives On The Wii

The folks over at Hulu <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/21/nintendo-gets-serious-about-streaming-announces-hulu-plus-will-soon-hit-the-wii-3ds/">originally promised</a> Wii users would hav

Nintendo Reports US$630 Million Net Loss Between April And December 2011, Announces Wii U For 2012

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/22/report-nintendo-4-million-3ds/">3DS sales have picked up lately</a>, but <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/nintendo">Nintendo</a>'s financial num

Overview: Japan’s Video Game Market In 2011 (Sales, Hardware, Software)

Japan's video game industry is the world's second biggest (after the US), but it's on a downward streak for the fifth consecutive year. Based on sales, the country's video game industry has contracted

Fire Emblem: Nintendo Announces First 3DS Game With Paid Download Content

They have been fighting against the concept of making customers pay for extra game content for years, but as previously <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/28/nintendo-is-planning-in-game-vir

40/40: Zelda Skyward Sword Lands Perfect Score From Famitsu

The <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/tag/famitsu">Famitsu</a>, Japan's (and maybe the world's) biggest video game magazine, has tested <a href="http://zelda.com/skywardsword/">Zelda Skyward Swo
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