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Monday: November 30, 2009

Dropping the price of the Wii turned out to be a smart move for Nintendo.Dropping the price of the Wii turned out to be a smart move for Nintendo.

But following the Wii's price cut in October, the console experienced a turnaround, surging to 127,000 units per week versus 93,000 units per week in September.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 1:42 PM | Tags (9) | nintendo | wii | console | price | drop | cut | gaming | videogames | gamasutra |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 20, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to use your Wiimote as a computer mouse.A handy tutorial on how to use your Wiimote as a computer mouse.

Complete this tutorial and all of your everyday computing tasks can be just as fun playing a few hours of Nintendo Wii. Ok, probably not but it's still fun little tutorial to try out if you happen to have a Bluetooth adapter.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:35 AM | Tags (9) | bluetooth | computer | mouse | mouse | remote | tutorial | wii | wiimote | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 16, 2009

Ars Technica reviews the New Super Mario Brothers game for the Nintendo Wii.Ars Technica reviews the New Super Mario Brothers game for the Nintendo Wii.

Their verdict? You should buy this game if you're a fan of the original exploits of Mario and Luigi as they romp through the Mushroom Kingdom. Ars calls it a 'magical experience' and they expect this be on the sales charts for a long time.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:36 AM | Tags (9) | ars | bros | gaming | mario | nintendo wii | reviews | super | technica | videogames |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

Some rumored specs leak out regarding the fabled Wii 2 console.Some rumored specs leak out regarding the fabled Wii 2 console.

MaxConsole has some alleged leaked tidbits on Nintendo's next console in which they believe that the device will have Blu-ray support and finally boast high definition capability. Oh, and it will hit stores sometime in late 2010.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 4:58 PM | Tags (11) | 1080 | bluray | consoles | gaming | hd | leak | maxconsole | nintendo | specs | videogames | wii2 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 28, 2009

Ars Technica gets some hands-on time with New Super Mario Brothers Wii.Ars Technica gets some hands-on time with New Super Mario Brothers Wii.

It's simple to pick up and play, meaning this is a game for Mario fans as well as their children. Or their wives and fathers. It's going to be hard to find a demographic that won't fall in love with this game, actually... notwithstanding cynical PC gamers.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 5:31 PM | Tags (7) | nintendo | handson | ars | mario | wii | gaming | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

Excitebike: World Rally coming to your local WiiWare on November 9th.Excitebike: World Rally coming to your local WiiWare on November 9th.

Relive all of the newly remade eight bit splendor that was once Excitebike for your classic Nintendo Entertainment System. There is a very enthusiastic announcement trailer over on the source site for those interested.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:36 PM | Tags (8) | excitebike | gaming | nintendo | remake | retro | videogames | wii | wiiware |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 22, 2009

Next Zelda for the Nintendo Wii to include more body shaking activities.Next Zelda for the Nintendo Wii to include more body shaking activities.

I was secretly hoping they would announce less of this stuff in a new Zelda game. The gameplay mechanics for the last Wii Zelda game got stale really fast. Also, please don't make me go on another elaborate fishing mission again.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:49 AM | Tags (9) | body | gaming | miyamoto | nintendo | sequel | shaking | videogames | wii | zelda |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 21, 2009

Playstation 3 managed to outsell Xbox and Wii in September.Playstation 3 managed to outsell Xbox and Wii in September.

Enticed by the PS3s newly reduced price, U.S. consumers bought 481,800 consoles, edging out the Wii's 462,800. Microsoft's (MSFT) Xbox came in third with 352,600 sales.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 9:23 PM | Tags (10) | gaming | videogames | ps3 | wii | nintendo | xbox | microsoft | sales | outsell | playstation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 15, 2009

Nintendo still doing quite well selling copies of Wii Fit and Wii Play.Nintendo still doing quite well selling copies of Wii Fit and Wii Play.

The game beats out the second-place title, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, by nearly 3 million units. Also revealed was that the exercise-encouraging Wii Fit is bearing down on San Andreas, with 7.9 million units to the latter's 8.25 million...

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 4:16 PM | Tags (7) | gamasutra | gaming | gta | nintendo | sales | videogames | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

Nintendo has had enough price cuts for one year.Nintendo has had enough price cuts for one year.

Oh well, theres always next year. In the meantime, Nintendo wants you to enjoy playing New Super Mario Bros and Zelda: Spirit Tracks. Have fun.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:06 PM | Tags (5) | nintendo | wii | price | cuts | gamasutra |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 24, 2009

New Super Mario Brothers game for the Wii to be available on November 15th.New Super Mario Brothers game for the Wii to be available on November 15th.

Fresh off the heels of the Wii price cut, Nintendo would like you to know that classic Mario side-scrolling fun can be all yours this holiday season. Trailer is on source article after the click.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:51 AM | Tags (8) | classic | fun | gaming | mario | nintendo | retro | supermario | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A brand new Nintendo Wii can now be yours for just $199.A brand new Nintendo Wii can now be yours for just $199.

The Nintendo announcements echoes moves by Sony and Microsoft, who have slashed the cost of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) and Xbox 360 as the countdown to Christmas shopping begins.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:42 AM | Tags (8) | 199 | cut | holidays | nintendo | price | reduction | shopping | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 21, 2009

President of Square Enix predicts brand new Nintendo Wii by 2011.President of Square Enix predicts brand new Nintendo Wii by 2011.

Mr Wada expected Nintendo to release a new Wii by 2011, with functionality more like that of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 or Sony’s PlayStation 3, and possibly a different controller.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:44 AM | Tags (9) | 2011 | enix | gaming | hd | nintendo | square | squareenix | videogames | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 15, 2009

Wii price drop accidentally announced via upcoming Toys R Us ad?Wii price drop accidentally announced via upcoming Toys R Us ad?

According to the leaked flyer, the Nintendo Wii can be all yours for just $199 starting on September 27th.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:43 AM | Tags (7) | nintendo | wii | price | drop | toysrus | ad | gamespot |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

The Internet Channel for your beloved Wii is now available for free.The Internet Channel for your beloved Wii is now available for free.

Nintendo is also going to compensate those who actually purchased this channel in the past. Now, please update the version of Flash that's bundled with it so I can watch Hulu.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:37 PM | Tags (9) | channel | console | free | gaming | internet | nintendo | points | videogames | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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