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Cute but formidable. JD Hancock

Why Nintendo is still the games master at 125

In the world of video games few companies have as long or vivid a history as Nintendo, which turns 125 years old this week. Founded in 1889 as a producer of toys and playing-cards, the company is quite…
Exercise in front of screens has yet to take off. wiiuspiele

Sorry gamers, Wii Fit is no substitute for real exercise

It’s been about ten years since Sony popularised “exergaming” – games where you move your body along with the game – with the release of Eye Toy. The device projected players into video games by getting…
The face that launched a thousand games. Hawaii Kawaii

How Hiroshi Yamauchi and Nintendo changed the world

The death of Hiroshi Yamauchi marks the end of an extraordinary career that spanned 53 years, during which the Nintendo president not only changed a company but left his mark on the very nature of the…

Wii remotes help diagnose eye disease

Nintendo Wii remotes have been used to assess and diagnose children suffering from an eye disease, ocular torticollis, which…

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