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Nintendo nostalgia takes a turn at Game Developers Conference

“The History of Nintendo” exhibit at GDC featured some of the company’s biggest milestones, including the Nintendo Entertainment System from 1985, and a mini arcade with classics like Donkey Kong, Tetris and Pac-Man.

Walmart gets back into buying and selling used video games

After a brief attempt at video game trade-ins four years ago, Walmart is getting back in the game.

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Nintendo Wii and DS games will lose online support in May

Some online services will live on, but not multiplayer.

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Nintendo's cure for the Wii U's woes is... mysterious 'non-wearable' health technology?

Nintendo's big boss was heavy on ideas but light on details.

Nintendo doesn't want your dirty cell phone money, nixes mobile mini-game rumors

Nintendo will not bring games to cell phones. Not yet, anyway.

Nintendo revises earnings down on weak Wii U, 3DS sales

Despite a holiday sales push, the Wii U has failed to catch on.

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2013 in Review: The year in gaming

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 dominated the headlines, but they weren't the only stories of interest to gamers in 2013.

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Nintendo reportedly working on Android tablet

The Wii U tablet might be getting an Android-powered sibling soon.

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'So, that's why it's called Bluetooth!' and other surprising tech name origins

The hidden, and occasionally accidental, history of common tech brand names.

Hands on with the 2DS: An entry level investment

We got some up-close time to handle the upcoming Nintendo 2DS. It's got a new look and a primary audience