For all you Club Nintendo members, the rewards for July were just announced. Time to spend those coins you’ve been hoarding! While a couple games might be repeats, they’re worth your time if you missed them the first go-around. Hit the jump for a rundown of what games you can nab.
On June 16, 2014, Nintendo revealed that Triton Tech of Texas, LLC’s lawsuit involving a patent infringement involving the Wii Remote has been dismissed by a federal appeals court.
Two days ago we learned that electronics company Philips won their patent infringement lawsuit against Nintendo in the UK. Philips did not reveal the terms of the victory, but they are also seeking legal action over the same patents in Germany, France, and the United States. Today, Nintendo has made their official comment on the… Read more »
A little over a month ago we learned that electronics giant Philips (yes, the same company that made the CD-i) was suing Nintendo over motion control patents. Philips has now announced that they have won the lawsuit in the UK, and there are still ongoing lawsuits in Germany, France, and the United States. If this… Read more »
A few weeks a go, we talked about DLC and some of the negative effects it has had on the video game industry. This time around, we’ll be talking about the concept of “tacked-on” multiplayer in gaming because, to be honest, there are times when multiplayer just doesn’t belong in a video game. It’s not… Read more »
Remember back in February when we reported on the shutdown of Nintendo’s Wi-Fi connection for Wii and DS? Well, that day is upon us. As of tomorrow, May 20, Wi-Fi services for a huge selection of Wii and DS games will cease to exist. Wii U and 3DS will remain unaffected, of course, save for… Read more »
During Square Enix’ latest financial Earning call, Dragon Quest X was mentioned, regarding a possible “overseas release”. The game was released for Wii and Wii U in 2012 and 2013 respectively, and is the franchises first massively-multiplayer online role-playing game. The company said that the sales guide showed the game being profitable if sold overseas, though… Read more »
Every year we hear a handful of stories about Nintendo being sued for patent infringements, and they usually amount to nothing. However, about a year go, a judge ruled in favor of a lawsuit against 3DS, fining Nintendo $30 million. Now it’s Wii and Wii U coming under fire, as Philips (no, it’s not just… Read more »
No matter how many things there are to love about video games, there will always be certain traits that just plain piss us off as consumers or as fans of a certain franchise. In order to address those issues, I’ve decided to start a new series of articles that analyze some of the things we… Read more »
According to Polygon‘s interview with the creators of the ingenious Skylanders Swap Force series Toys For Bob, Nintendo could have had Skylanders all to themselves, with the liberty to add their own characters such as Pokemon, Link, Samus, and Mario. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Nintendo Wii U and 3DS eShops will be undergoing “extended maintenance” on March 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. PST, according to the company’s Network Information page. The aforementioned maintenance will also affect the Wii’s Shopping Channel and the DS’ Nintendo DSi Shop. While the maintenance is in progress, players can expect various parts… Read more »
Update: Nintendo has released a statement to Polygon confirming that users will still be able to Wii, DS and DSi games in offline mode. “Other online functionality on Wii and Nintendo DS, such as access to the Wii Shop Channel, the Nintendo DSi Shop and video-on-demand services, are also not affected at this time,” according… Read more »