Sony Explains How Its Motion Controls Are Better Than Rivals'

Sony Explains How Its Motion Controls Are Better Than Rivals'

Kotaku snapped this shot from Sony’s holiday catalog, which offers a compare-and-contrast feature chart that proclaims its upcoming Move motion controller — due out in September — is profoundly superior to Microsoft’s Kinect and Wii’s controllers. [More]

The Virtual Boy And Other 3D Gaming Failures Throughout Time

The Virtual Boy And Other 3D Gaming Failures Throughout Time

With Sony releasing 3D-capable games for the PS3 and Nintendo readying its 3DS, it would seem the video game world is trying something new and innovative. Not so. As those with long memories of pathetic game products from the past will remember, the industry has danced with the third dimension for decades. [More]

Nintendo Shows 3DS But Doesn't Tell

Nintendo Shows 3DS But Doesn't Tell

Nintendo did a dastardly thing at yesterday’s E3 press conference, showing off its hot upcoming 3DS portable gaming system but refusing to announce a price or release date. [More]

Playing Video Games Is A Great Way To Ruin Your Posture

Playing Video Games Is A Great Way To Ruin Your Posture

In addition to rotting your brain, turning you into a social outcast and giving you carpal tunnel syndrome, video games also trash your back, according to a Cal State Bakersfield study. The subjects it studied got lazier and lazier as they played until they were slouching, button-mashing hunchbacks. [More]

Netflix For Wii Discs Shipping To Everyone Now

Netflix For Wii Discs Shipping To Everyone Now

A few weeks back, we wrote that Netflix had shipped out a load of discs to Wii users as the final test of their streaming video product for the Nintendo gaming console. And while the initial results weren’t exactly mind-blowing, they must have been good enough because Netflix has decided to fully launch the program today. [More]

Netflix Streaming For Wii Loads Slow, But Still Faster Than PS3

Netflix Streaming For Wii Loads Slow, But Still Faster Than PS3

Now that Wii-owning Netflix customers have received their streaming discs, let the console wars begin anew! At stake now: which provides the best Netflix-browsing experience….and the least agonizingly slow load times? [More]

Netflix Sends Out Discs To Test Streaming Via Wii

Netflix Sends Out Discs To Test Streaming Via Wii

It’s been known for quite some time that Netflix would be offering streaming video via the Nintendo Wii. And today the video delivery service announced they’ve sent out the first batch of discs to some Wii-owning Netflix customers so that they can finally get the ball rolling. [More]

Nintendo Gives You An Excellent Reason Not To Buy The DSi XL — The 3DS

Quick marketing lesson: How do you spoil a rival’s product launch? Announce a far superior gizmo of your own just days before the other one comes out. [More]

McDonald's To Use Nintendo DS For Training Employees

McDonald's To Use Nintendo DS For Training Employees

Looks like the Nintendo DS isn’t just for MarioKart and Brain Age. According to a new report, burger biggie McDonald’s is looking to use the handheld gaming device as an employee-training tool. [More]

Giant Redesigned DS Coming In March, Could Be Second-Tier Kindle

Giant Redesigned DS Coming In March, Could Be Second-Tier Kindle

The jumbo-sized DS redesign, the DSi XL, which came out in Japan in November, will make its way to the U.S. March 28 and cost $190. [More]

Netflix Streaming Finally Coming To The Wii

Netflix Streaming Finally Coming To The Wii

Those of you with the Wii will no longer be left out of the Netflix streaming party. The service is coming to the console this spring. [More]

Reader Angered By QVC $150 Markup Wii

Reader Angered By QVC $150 Markup Wii

A reader saw the $150 marked-up Wii on QVC and became so incensed that he immediately left an impassioned voicemail on our voicemail tipline (347-422-6695). I love this thing: [More]

Oh, Look, Yet Another Redesigned Nintendo DS

Oh, Look, Yet Another Redesigned Nintendo DS

Nintendo is showing no mercy to those who picked up a DSi since it was released in April and announcing that gamers will have to pick up the new, redesigned DSi LL if they want to stay cutting-edge.

HSN Breaks TV, Showing Need To Firmly Attach Your Wii Accessories

HSN Breaks TV, Showing Need To Firmly Attach Your Wii Accessories

This HSN presenter remembered to use his wrist strap when playing with a Wiimote, so good for him! Unfortunately, it turns out you also have to make sure any attachments are firmly attached.

UPDATED: Gamer Says Nintendo Will Now Fix Her Wii That It Broke

UPDATED: Gamer Says Nintendo Will Now Fix Her Wii That It Broke

Last week we praised Nintendo and disparaged Sony for the way they handled reports from gamers that system updates broke their consoles.

Nintendo Is The World's Best Company

Nintendo Is The World's Best Company

While it’s our job to name the Worst Company In America, BusinessWeek has decided to identify the world’s best businesses, tapping management consultant firm A.T. Kearney to rank the world’s best companies.

Gamers Accuse Sony, Nintendo Of Breaking Their Consoles From Afar

Gamers Accuse Sony, Nintendo Of Breaking Their Consoles From Afar

It’s a good week for Microsoft and its fanboys, because both Playstation 3 and Wii gamers are reporting recent system updates are rendering their consoles nothing more than bricks.

$50 Wii Price Cut Coming This Weekend

$50 Wii Price Cut Coming This Weekend

Wii price drop confirmed: $199 starting this weekend [Engadget]