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There’s an Entire Nintendo Wii Packed Inside This Custom Jumbo Game Boy Advance

Nintendo didn’t give us any new hardware during its E3 2019 presentation, so you’ll instead have to lust and drool over Bill Paxton’s latest creation. He reinvented the clamshell Game Boy Advance, but with the guts of a fully-functional Wii packed inside, allowing the portable to run a huge list of games, including those played with the motion-sensing Wiimotes. Read More >>

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Samsung’s New Rink VR Controllers Look Like the 2016 Version of the Wii

Samsung’s released a teaser of Rink, it’s upcoming motion controllers for the Gear VR, and it looks vaguely like a set of unthreatening knuckledusters. It appears to have been inspired by the Wii controller, but should be significantly more capable. Read More >>

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Nintendo is Slowly Learning How to Make Money Again

Nintendo turned its first annual profit in four years today. The Japanese gaming company posted a net profit of ¥41.8 billion (around £230m) off ¥549.8 billion (around £3.1bn) in revenue over the last financial year. This marks the first time Nintendo showed a profit since 2011. Read More >>

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Club Nintendo’s Shutting, Here are Seven Ways to Spend Your Stars

Club Nintendo, the holy Nectar card of gaming, is being wound down this September. Read More >>

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Wii U Fast Boot, Smartphone Services and Character Licensing Coming to Salvage Nintendo’s Future

Besieged Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata, who is currently being told how to run his business by millions of man-children on the internet, has come out with a plan of his own about how to save Wii U and Nintendo's future dreams. It includes a quicker boot option for Wii U, licensing out Nintendo characters and the fabled creation of content for other devices. Read More >>

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Mamma Mia! Is a Nintendo Android Tablet the Last Piece of the Wii U / 3DS Triforce?

With its Wii U struggling to match the excitement around rival consoles the Xbox One and PS4, Nintendo may be readying a new piece of hardware to buoy its flailing fortunes. Yep, Nintendo may be about to join the Android tablet race. Read More >>

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Nintendo Launches Online UK Store That No One Will Use

Nintendo has launched a new official website selling directly to the UK market in a bid to boost its sales moving towards the Christmas season, one in which it faces stiff competition from Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One. Read More >>

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How Gesture Control Actually Works

Gesture control sure is cool, even if it's still a little bit of a gimmick. But how the hell does it actually work? Read More >>

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Your Choice of Nintendo Wii Is Your “I Like Cheap Child-Like Gaming” Deal of the Day

So, the PS4 and the Xbox One are real and happening and almost certainly definitely coming to the UK sometime this year. In the meantime, let's turn our attentions to Nintendo for a few seconds. Read More >>

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The Ultimate Combo Console — PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U in One Box

Long-time hardware modder Ben Heck is finally yielding to public demand, creating a hybrid ultra-mega home console containing a PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U in the same box. And he's filming himself doing it. Read More >>

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This Bluetooth Controller Is Fluent in Wii, Wii U, and Android

When you tire of all the fancy motion controls and just want to enjoy some classic button-mashing gameplay on your Wii or Wii U, consider this wireless controller — particularly if you're an Android gamer too. In addition to playing well with Nintendo's hardware, this gamepad also cozies up to your smartphone or tablet. Read More >>

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The Wii Mini Will Run You £80 on March 22nd

It seems Nintendo's not exactly going for bargain basement with the new iteration of the aging Wii. The Wii Mini's UK street price is £80. Considering  you can pick up second hand, un-gimped Wiis for barely £50, I'm not sure why you'd ever buy this. [Amazon via Cnet] Read More >>

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Is a £65 Wii Mini Worth It?

The Wii Mini will be available exclusively in Canada starting December 7 for 100 real Canadian dollars (65-quid). Yes, the most adorable product just for the most adorable country. Assuming someday it makes it to UK soil, would you buy it? Read More >>

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Gorge Yourself on the Wii U’s Naked Guts

What do you get when you add lots of curious bloggers, a hot new device without spec sheets, and a drawer full of power tools? Yeah, that's right, it's teardown o'clock -- time for you to spend a few minutes basking in the silicon glow of Nintendo's latest and greatest. Read More >>

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Wii U Review: The Future Is in Good Hands

Nintendo isn't afraid of different. It has thrown more crazy stuff at the wall—and gotten more of it to stick—than anyone. The Wii U is Nintendo's opinion of what's next. Read More >>