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Gadgets Help Drive Black Friday Sales

Despite one of the worst economic climates in decades, consumer spending on Black Friday hit $10.6 billion, 3% higher than the day after Thanksgiving in 2007, according to researcher ShopperTrak. Gadgets accounted for nine of the top 10 most popular...

Life Got You Down? Buy a Video Game Console

Despite a worsening economy, all three current-generation video game consoles had better U.S. sales in October than they did a year ago, according to the latest figures from The NPD Group. And both Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Nintendo's Wii...

Wii Remote Goes Big

Tired of just moving the Wii control around when what you really need is something that really replicates the shooter or gaming action you need? Well, the Rumble Blaster magically transforms your entire Wii controller into a gun system...

Nintendo Gets New DSi Ready

Nintendo is reportedly likely to launch a new model of its top-selling handheld player, the DS, in overseas markets by next summer.Nintendo will start selling the DSi, which can take pictures, play music and is slimmer than the current model,...

Wii Takes It to the Music

Nintendo has launched Wii Music, letting up to four players mimic the real-life motions of playing instruments with the Wii Remote and Nunchuck controllers. Players will be able to mimic the motions of more than 60 real-life instruments using...

Nintendo Goes Holographic! Wow Wii!

Nintendo, the maker of the market-leading Wii videogame console, has reportedly co-signed for a patent on holographic storage and may be gearing up for development of this ultra high-capacity storage concept. Nintendo signed the patent with Inphase Technologies, but...

Shaun White for Nintendo Wii (Wee!!!!)

While much has been made about how little excitement Sony and Nintendo have generated at the E3 game show (click here), there's actually some pretty cool stuff coming out. Take this for example: Nintendo had Shaun White, the gold medalist at...

Animal Crossing: City Folk adds VoIP & SMS

According to BetaNews, in Nintendo's E3 keynote this morning came not only the official announcement of Animal Crossing: City Folk for the Wii, but also something unexpected - VoIP functionality (voice chat) and native SMS/e-mail interactivity.Animal Crossing: City Folk is...

Nintendo Wii Outsells Them All!

Researchers extraordaire NPD has just released its gaming console sales numbers for April and guess what? Nintendo took the number one and two slots in hardware sales, with the Wiihaving sold 714,200 units while the Nintendo DS sold 414,800...

Is the Wii the Center of the Media Universe?

How about this for irony -- a simple hack enables Nintendo's Wii to access a computer's  media collection, with the Wii remote (you know, the one with the strap problem) then being used to view photos and browse iTunes playlists on a TV. ...

Is This a Surprise? Xbox 360 Tops the Xmas Charts

Is anybody really surprised that the Xbox 360 outsold every other gaming console out there this holiday season? That's the report, and I'm not surprised. What is surprising is how well the Wii did -- nearly matching the Xbox 360...

Can't Anybody Get a Gadget Right?

Hey, I'm not picking on Sony this time, but Nintendo, which is facing a silly Wii situation where the strap that holds the do-hickie on your wrist seems to break too easily. The BBC (aka "The Beeb") has all...

PS3 Shortage Even Shorter

No wonder people were going crazy to get their PS3!  (Or someone else's for that matter.) According to reports, Sony may not have hit its reduced target for the number of machines available at launch. Now 400K units may seem...

4 Million: That's a Lot of Wii

Yes, while Sony is seemingly scaping together as many PS3 units as possible for the holidays, Nintendo plans to ship 4 million Wii gaming consoles by the end of the year. (Thanks to Red Herring for the news and remember that...

Nintendo Says "Wii" to the Senior Set

It'a almost like writing a book report back in elementary school: "This book would be enjoyed by anyone between the ages of 8 and 80." It seems like Nintendo is taking the same approach with its Wii gaming system -- positioning it...

Can't Wait for the Wii?

If you can't wait for Nintendo's Wii, then get your preorders into GameStop or EB Games -- starting Friday, October 13. Of course, this will be a very hot Holiday Season gift item (including self-gifting), and pre-ordering may be the...

HP Using Voodoo (No, Not in the Leak Probe)

Not to be outdone by Dell's deal with Alienware (and not to be confused with the Congressional hearing (aka "HP FUD" -- Fear Uncertaincy and Doubt) now going on, Hewlett-Packard plans to buy niche PC manufacturer Voodoo Computers. Voodoo makes cool looking, high-end...

Nintendo Wii = $250

While Sony PS3 delays (at least not in Japan and the U.S.) have been making the rounds lately, the big news today is that Nintendo's new gaming console -- the oddly named Wii -- will cost $250. Now that's a...

Nintendo DS Browser Makes Debut

Take it easy, it's only availabe in Japan! Nintendo has started selling its Nintendo DS Browser in Japan via several dedicated Japanese online sales sites. Opera Software's full-featured browser enables Japanese gamers to surf all their favorite Web sites on the Nintendo...

Nintendo Goes (DS) Lite in Time for Dads & Grads

Just in time for Father’s Day, graduation day and summer travel, Nintendo has introducesd its cool new hand-held gaming system, Nintendo DS Lite. Available in a stylish Polar White, the Nintendo DS Lite is less than two-thirds the size of...

PlayStation 3 at $499 & Up?

Sony and Microsoft used to compete head to head in video gaming consoles, but with Sony announcing PlayStation 3 prices at $499 (basic) and $599 (souped up), they now seem to be at a major competitive disadvantage with Microsoft on...

E3 Opens Tomorrow: Gamers Unite

Gaming enthusiasts unite! Tomorrow, E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo), the world’s largest gaming conference, opens in the city of angels (Los Angeles); it runs through May 12. New programs will be unveiled by such leading companies as Entertainment Arts, Sony, Nintendo...

Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo battle over undecided gamers

According to an IGN survey, 14% are unsure about their next next-gen videogame console purchase. Microsoft has a headstart over both Sony and Nintendo, however the Sony Playstation 3 sports a 36% allegiance versus Microsoft XBox 360's 28%. Having trouble...

PSP: Wow!

If my memory serves me well, wasn't Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation Portable (PSP), the two most desired holiday gifts of the 2005 season?Having moved up through the various Nintendo home and portable boxes (GameBoy, GameBoy Color, GameBoy SP,...
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