The Wii U console is officially out in the wild, not only do we have official press shots but now have some real hands on photographs too curtesy of Inside Games, Japan. The snapshots show the parts of the Wii U that Nintendo has failed to show off, and in true blogger form have been taken on a wooden desk (this seems to be the way forward with bloggers these days). The...

Nintendo has announced that the Wii 2 will be unveiled at E3 next month, we knew that two weeks ago but didn’t expect a video to emerge outing the device prematurely. The undercover Wii 2, AKA Project Cafe, has been demonstrated to a select few. One of which decided to take a covert video and post immediately post it on YouTube for the whole world to see. At the beginning...

Nintendo has been firing out emails left, right and centre today. Informing the blogosphere about an impending update to their Nintendo 3DS handheld gaming console. Don’t worry it’s not a hardware update but a refreshed firmware tweak, one that has actually been planned since its launch back in March. The update will bring a variety of new features including...

So you love playing top quality games but aren’t sure which machine is best for you. Pull up a chair and have a look at what the big names in the business have to offer.   Nintendo 3DS Recent price drops are making this a more attractive purchase all the time. If you have used any of the Nintendo DS range of devices then you will be quite comfortable with this little...

Earlier Nintendo announced that the Wii 2 will have a 2012 release date and will be revealed at the E3 expo later this year which undoubtedly is good news. However, the financial report they released later in the day contained both good and bad news. To sandwich the blow lets start with the bad news. Nintendo’s overall sales in 2010/11 (up to 31st March) where 29% lower...

It seems speculation around the Wii 2 release date were actually true, back in 2010 it was predicted that the Wii 2 would be released in 2012. Since then speculation grew to include when it would be most likely that the second generation console would be unveiled and by way of an investors letter we now know. As predicted the Wiii 2 will be first unveiled at the E3 gaming...

A new rumour out about the next generation of Wii consoles involves the controller getting a fairly big screen on it. The new system is known as the Wii 2, or possibly the Wii HD depending upon who you listen to. While it still isn’t clear when it will be on sale or how much it will cost there has already been some great gossip about the controller which won’t be a...

Who is your favourite Italian plumber? Our guess is that it is a little chap with a moustache who goes by the name of Mario. If it is has been a while since you played one of his games then you will be delighted to see that it looks as though the Super Mario 3DS game is going to come out this year. The man behind the game is called Shigeru Miyammoto, and he has been quoted...

Barely a month has passed since the Nintendo 3DS launched here in the UK and retailers have already slashed prices, this could be for a number of reasons including lack of interest or just a good old fashioned way to attract buyers to their shops or online stores. Both Game and Amazon have dropped their prices, Game has now charges £179.99 for a 3DS console on its own...

Excitement is growing amongst the gaming world as retailers in the US and UK begin slashing prices of the Nintendo Wii. This is exciting for a couple of reasons, first the Wii and associated packages are now a real bargain with the second reason involving the thinking behind this price reduction. Why would retailers charge less for a perfectly good console? Well the only...