Nintendo Gal is accusing GameStop of taking a free demo for the Wii game Monster Hunter Tri and systematically refusing to give it out to customers, demanding they plop $5 for a pre-order in order to snag the disc. [More]
Marcus wants a Wii Fit Plus game that includes the balance board and retails for $100. Problem is, he can’t find it anywhere. Third-party sellers are charging $150 and more on Amazon for the exercise game, which was the second-best seller in December, and everywhere he checks seems to be out of stock. [More]
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]
MacWorld reports that Nescaline, an NES emulator, received Apple’s blessing and was briefly available for download from the App Store, but quickly disappeared. iPhone users craving marathon mobile sessions of Paperboy were bereft. [More]
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.
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.
Last week we praised Nintendo and disparaged Sony for the way they handled reports from gamers that system updates broke their consoles.
A Kotaku tipster spotted a Toys R Us ad that indicates the Wii will finally be cutting its price to $199 the last week of September after sticking at $249 for its first three years.
The history of video game console competitions reads much like that of New York’s crime families — you see powerful leaders making bold, risky moves to snuff out their rivals and fierce, tribal alliances that breed clashes between vocal factions.
If you adore your Wii but lament the fact that its motion controls don’t allow you to get more intimate with it, take heart. The company has patented a controller that lets you straddle it and ride it like a big boy.
All Jess wanted was a Nintendogs-style DS game that would let her frolic with an imaginary pet dolphin, teach it a few tricks and perform routines in front of an adoring virtual crowd. Discovery Kids: Dolphin Discovery seemed to fit the bill because its site, as well as the box it comes in, says the game lets you do just that.
Bad news for gamers who are dreaming of an Xbox 361, PlayStation 4 or Wiii. You won’t be playing hovercraft Mario Kart or holographic Halo until well into President Palin’s first term.