Wii U controller now has NFC capabilties

As well as revealing the Nintendo Network online community features, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata confirmed new capabilities were being added to the tablet-like controller of the upcoming Wii U console. Top of the list of new features was NFC tech,…

Nintendo Network revealed: Is it Xbox Live for Wii U and 3DS?

Nintendo are to launch a new online service called the Nintendo Network that will not only be compatible with their current Nintendo 3DS console, but also their forthcoming Wii U machine. According to Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, who revealed the…

SNK Neo Geo Portable leaks: Arcade goodness on the go

Gamers of a certain age may remember a console called the Neo Geo from arcade gaming specialists SNK. As uncompromising in its vision as it was expensive, it brought true arcade gaming into the home. ROM cartridges for the Neo…

3D video recording headed to the Nintendo 3DS

A new update is heading to Nintendo's 3DS handheld gaming console that will give gamers the ability to use the machine's dual-camera system to record 3D video footage. Though there's no news on the format that the recorded video…

Mass Effect 3 exec: RPGs are now "less relevant"

BioWare may have cut their gaming teeth with RPG titles like Baldur's Gate, but even the veritable role-playing maestros are noting a sea-change in the genre industry wide. Gearing up for two massive launches (Mass Effect 3 and Star Wars:…

Nintendo president talks 3DS launch problems

Nintendo's 3DS console, whilst wowing with its glasses-free 3D visuals, has had a slower start than many expected, missing its launch-month sales targets by 100,000 units. That's not to say it isn't doing respectably well, selling over 3.6 million units…

Nintendo 3DS hits new price low: £175 at Tesco

The pricing war over the Nintendo 3DS has hit a new low as Tesco have now undercut the competition by a considerable margin. Available from midnight tonight, Tesco are offering up the 3D-capable handheld console for just £175, providing you…

REVIEW: Nintendo 3DS

Is a glasses-free 3D screen a strong enough feature with which to follow up the most successful handheld console of all time?

PC gaming dead? PCGA report proves otherwise

If there's one comment the PC-gaming faithful have had to endure more than any other over the last decade or so, it's that PC gaming (in the wake of the rise of the console) is suffering a slow and painful…