Sin & Punishment series arrives on Wii U in latest eShop update

This week's eShop update brings the Nintendo 64 shooter Sin & Punishment and its 2010 follow-up Star Successor to the Wii U, giving players a new chance to experience a pair of little-seen classics from developer Treasure.

Pandora’s Tower, Wind-Up Knight 2 join Wii U eShop

Xseed's action-RPG Pandora's Tower joins the Nintendo eShop this week, becoming one of the first legacy Wii games to launch digitally for the Wii U.

Gaming with guidance: How to set up parental controls on modern consoles, handhelds, and computers

We offer the easiest ways to lock your kids out from inappropriate game content on all current dedicated gaming consoles.

Nintendo Wii and DS to lose online play support in May 2014

Nintendo announces a plan to shut down online gaming services for the Wii and DS/DSi on May 20, 2014. No reason is given for the shutdown.

Nintendo sold fewer than 500,000 Wii U consoles in six months

Nintendo’s fledgling Wii U console has sold under half a million units in the last six months, and sold under 4 million units since its release in 2012, but the 3DS is going strong

Trade-in your old game console and get an Alienware gaming PC for $499

Remember cash for clunkers? Alienware currently has a similar program of its own, specifically for gamers. You can trade an old Wii, Xbox 360, PS3 and more to get a credit towards a new Alienware system.

Gamed: The PS4 won’t play Blu-rays or DVDs out of the box, will require update

This week in Gamed we look at the fall of the Wii, the rise of Xbox Live, and the update for your PlayStation 4 that you will need to download in order to make it work.

If you are looking for more Wii U games, you may want to look at the Wii

Nintendo drops the price on three commercially successful Wii games - Super Mario Galaxy 2, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, and Wii Sports Resort - down to $30 apiece. The company also wants to remind you that all three are playable on a Wii U…

Nintendo appeal to recover WiiU.com from domain squatter denied

Nintendo's request to recover the WiiU.com URL from a domain squatter is denied, likely owing to the fact that the domain was registered in 2004, before either the Wii or the Wii U were announced.

Jetsetter: Capcom comes home and the last of the Wii exclusives

This week in Jetsetter, our weekly column that examines the gaming industry around the world, Capcom spurns the West, Indian gaming blossoms, and Korea gets one final Wii exclusive.

Report: Strong 2012 performance suggests Xbox 360 may beat Wii overall

Microsoft had a phenomenal holiday season, and that's convinced analysts at DFC Intelligence that the Xbox 360 might very well be the best-selling console of its generation.

Best games for the Wii, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS for 2012

With the year coming to a close, we look back at Nintendo’s best offerings of 2012.