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2012-09-16 23:02:15

MyHotElectronics.com is taking preorders on various Nintendo Wii U products. The Wii U itself will be released on November 18, along with select games and accessories. (PRWEB) September 17, 2012 The upcoming Nintendo Wii U console is quickly becoming one of the most highly anticipated tech products for the holiday season, and MyHotElectronics.com is taking preorders for various consoles, games and accessories for the system. The console and various accessories and games will be released...

2011-06-08 05:50:00

Video gaming titan Nintendo provided the world with a glimpse of its second-generation Wii console at the Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles on Tuesday. "Wii U" builds on Nintendo's record of hardware innovation with a controller that resembles a tablet computer touchscreen with toggles and buttons geared toward hit action and shooter games, in what the company hopes will reel in hardcore gamers. But early reviews of the Wii U were mixed at best. Many analysts said the new...

2008-08-22 00:00:10

By Ben Mook A Rockville company that specializes in technology to translate wrist movement to control items on video and TV screens Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit and lodged a trade complaint against Nintendo to block importation of its wildly successful Wii game console. Hillcrest Laboratories Inc. filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for Maryland in Greenbelt at the same time it filed a complaint for patent infringement with the U.S. International Trade Commission in...

2005-09-15 23:34:03

By Yukari Iwatani Kane and Michael Kramer TOKYO (Reuters) - Nintendo Co. Ltd. surprised the game industry on Friday with an unconventional one-handed controller for its next-generation "Revolution" console that aims to draw in new players. Motion detector sensors in the controller, which resembles a TV remote, allows players to control the game by wielding it like a sword, waving it like a conductor's baton, or swinging it like a baseball bat depending on the game, Nintendo...

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