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Wii Console Price Dropped Again
2012-10-16 06:36:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nintendo has slashed the price of its legacy Wii console to $129.99, and will begin including copies of both Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort with the device, the company said on Monday. The new, lower-priced package will include a black Wii, both games on a single disc, a black Wii Remote Plus and a Nunchuk controller. The new configuration, which will be widely available in the U.S. by October 28, will phase out the current $149...

Nintendo's Wii U Will Be Available November 18
2012-09-13 11:39:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Update 11:30AM CST: Nintendo announced in their New York event this morning that the new Nintendo Wii U will be available Stateside on November 18th, before it´s available in Japan. American gamers will also be able to pick up one of these consoles for a considerably lower price: $300. The “Deluxe” 32GB model will also be cheaper in America, available for just $50 more at $350. Nintendo also announced some new...

2012-06-03 07:10:35

The company's name has long been synonymous with video games, but with the largest U.S. industry trade show set to begin this week, experts say that the pressure is on Nintendo to perform with their next generation console, according to Reuters reports published Friday. The gaming giant's recent hardware products have produced mixed results. The Wii helped popularize motion-controlled gaming and sold a reported 95 million units, "making it one of the most successful videogame products in...

2012-05-07 11:11:44

New research published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Like their healthy peers, children with disabilities may spend too much time in front of a video screen. For children with cerebral palsy (CP), this leads to an even greater risk of being overweight or developing health issues such as diabetes or musculoskeletal disorders. A group of scientists has found that video games such as Nintendo's Wii offer an enjoyable opportunity to promote light to moderate physical...

2012-04-05 23:03:02

Pinterest members have spotted Daisy Brains´ new brain training workouts and are joining the brain fitness movement. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 Adding brain exercises such as brain games and brain teasers to fitness routines is a growing trend among women. Since its launch in February 2012, DaisyBrains.com has seen strong interest from women across the United States “We have a new member signing-up about every ten minutes,” says Claire Herring,...

2012-01-17 06:21:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Turn that video game–on?  A new study led by Rui Nouchi of Tohoku University in Japan, where the Brain Age game was developed, shows that brain training computer games can improve some cognitive functions. Nouchi and his team selected 32 elderly people to participate in there four week study. During this period, the participants played either Brain Age or Tetris, for 15 minutes per day, at least five days a week. At the end of the four weeks, Nouchi...

Nintendo Working On App Store For Wii U
2012-01-02 11:40:22

Nintendo is reportedly working on an app store for its next gaming console the "Wii U". The new console will implement an app store that surpasses the current online stores that Nintendo uses with its DSi and Wii consoles, according to a report by The Daily. "Wii U owners will be able to use apps that operate on the Wii U itself, such as MLB.TV, and others that run independently on the Wii U´s controller," the report said. The new console will launch in the second half of 2012...

2011-10-11 07:00:00

Premium online puzzles with a competitive twist. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) October 11, 2011 PuzzleNation, a new online gaming community devoted to quality puzzle games, announced today the launch of its website puzzlenation.com. The new website offers free sample puzzles and feature-rich membership subscriptions. Visitors to the site will find exciting original puzzle games such as Crossword Raiders, StarSpell, Tanglewords, and GuessWorks; as well as premium classic puzzles like Crosswords,...

2011-09-21 07:00:00

MindSparke's highly acclaimed brain training software gets a boost with a new release focused on speed and ease of use. In Brain Fitness Pro Version 2, rapid access and simplified navigation let the trainee to get on with the task of getting smarter. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 MindSparke, a premier publisher of brain training software, today announced the release of Brain Fitness Pro Version 2. MindSparke CEO Martin Walker explained that the new release was focused on...

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Nintendo Wii
2013-08-10 09:19:39

The Wii is a video game console developed by Nintendo and released on November 19, 2006. It is the successor to Nintendo’s Game Cube and the early models of the Wii are compatible with all games and most accessories of the Game Cube. Nintendo first announced the system in 2004, unveiled it in 2005 and demonstrated a prototype in September 2005 at the Tokyo Game Show. By December 8, 2006, the Wii was available in key markets. In 2011, Nintendo released a new model, the “Wii Family...

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