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Nintendo TVii Free Integrated Service for Wii U

The company that changed how we play is about to change how we watch. On Dec. 20, Nintendo will introduce Nintendo TVii, a free, integrated service for the recently launched Wii U console that combines what you watch and how you watch into one seamless, second-screen experience on the revolutionary new Wii U GamePad controller. The rapid increase in both the quality and availability of video entertainment content – hundreds of satellite and cable channels, a seemingly endless amount of video-on-demand options – has made finding something to watch a complex and occasionally frustrating process. The solution to this problem is coming from perhaps an unexpected place: a video game console. Read moreRead more


Nintendo Launches 3DS XL and the New Super Mario Bros 2

Nintendo has launched both an exciting new game and a cool new system to play it on. Canadian residents can now get their hands on two of the hottest video game products of the year: New Super Mario Bros. 2 and the new Nintendo 3DS XL portable system. Nintendo 3DS XL offers screens that are 90 per cent larger than the original Nintendo 3DS, and sells at a suggested retail price of $199.99. Read moreRead more


New Nintendo 3DS Games Announced

Momentum for the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system continues to build. Tonight, during a special Nintendo All-Access 3DS Software Showcase @ E3 2012 event at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Nintendo shared new information about upcoming Nintendo 3DS games that will launch in 2012, as well as downloadable content in the Nintendo eShop. Read moreRead more


Wii U: Nintendo’s New Console Offers Hope

Among the platform holders, everyone has something to prove at E3. Of course, that’s true every year – but often, the things they have to prove are pretty much the same. We have the best games, the best hardware, the best strategy. We’ll “win” E3 and then we’ll “win” the year. Traditionally, that means going head to head with at least one competitor – think of memorable years like the one where Sony tried to usurp Nintendo’s DS presentation by revealing the PSP to the world, or the year when Microsoft and Sony went head-to-head with their next-gen hardware reveals. Read moreRead more


Xenoblade Chronicles for Nintendo Wii

Today’s launch of Xenoblade Chronicles for Nintendo’s Wii system lets players jump into an epic story that merges the best elements of fantasy and science fiction. The real-time battle system, character and weapon customization and the ability to explore a huge, open world sets this title apart from other role-playing games. The game has already received critical acclaim from both media and consumers since its launch in Europe and Japan. Read moreRead more


Kid Icarus Uprising (Nintendo 3DS)

Nintendo 3DS users are in for an unforgettable adventure when Kid Icarus: Uprising launches across North America on March 23. With immersive 3D graphics and boundless action that up to six players can enjoy together, the game makes extraordinary use of the portable Nintendo 3DS system’s unique wireless capabilities and augmented-reality features. It also marks the return of a fan-favourite Nintendo character, the heroic angel Pit, who made his debut in the original Kid Icarus game for the NES console. From the mind of Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai, Kid Icarus: Uprising invites experienced and new gamers alike to discover the fun of this timeless franchise as they embark on an epic journey with Pit by air and on land. Read moreRead more


Nintendo Wii & 3DS 2012 Video Game Line Up

As some people hunker down for a long winter’s nap, Nintendo is getting things fired up. The first quarter of 2012 offers great new installments in popular franchises for both the Nintendo 3DS™ system and the Wii™ console. Nintendo has something for everyone, from family fun to three-dimensional adventure. Read moreRead more


Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Nintendo Wii)

The most epic game Nintendo has ever produced is set to soar into stores. On Nov. 20, Nintendo introduces The Legend of Zelda™: Skyward Sword exclusively for the Wii™ home console. It’s a sweeping adventure that all players, regardless of the type of video games they play, will want to pick up. Critics are already lining up with their accolades: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has earned perfect-10 reviews from leading outlets Game Informer and IGN. Read moreRead more


Crash Canyon Quest Preview

The Crash Canyon Quest PC game releases new content & announces its first Community Cup winner! The Winner’s avatar will be featured in a clip to air on Teletoon at Night. Crash Canyon Quest today announced the release of a new content pack and named the first winner of its Crash Canyon Community Cup. This is the first of five planned expansion packs and features additional quests from fan favourites like Norm Wendell, Vaughn Manderbelt and Frida and Bjorn. Astronaut Colton Steel and his pet Lippy also now have their first quest for players stranded in the Canyon, and they are featured in the newly unlocked mini game entitled “Lippy’s Great Underwater Adventure.” Read moreRead more


Metal Gear Solid HD Collection for PS3!

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today launched the METAL GEAR SOLID HD Collection in North America for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Featuring three complete games, METAL GEAR SOLID 2: Sons of Liberty, METAL GEAR SOLID 3: Snake Eater and METAL GEAR SOLID: Peace Walker, this special re-mastered HD set retails at $49.99. Read moreRead more