Nintendo DS Archive

Nintendo’s new online service is called ‘Nintendo Network’

The above image of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy‘s boxart has been making rounds around the Internet today, as it depicts a new, unfamiliar Nintendo Network logo. As shown in Mario Kart 7, Nintendo Network is the new online service Nintendo introduced to succeed the oft-criticized Nintendo WiFi Connection – or at the very least, it’s a great re-branding of […]

The Wii was never intended to be a “casual” console

The Wii is notorious for its wide appeal to non-traditional gamers, which has skewed its public perception to that of a casual console. However, at the last investors’ Q&A session, Iwata revealed that this perception was the result of a “misunderstanding” and a widespread misconception that “no or few core users [play] Nintendo platforms.” [We] […]

Scribblenauts creator is impressed by the new options the controller gives

Concept creator and director of Scribblenaughts, Jermiah Slaczka, has shared some ideas of a game using the Wii U’s new controller to ONM and his excitement over the number of gaming options that it gives. “What’s really excited me as a developer with the new controller is the plethora of new options you have,” said […]

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge features touchscreen controls

I’m happy to see that Nintendo won’t be getting the shaft anymore with major multiplatform releases; and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge, one of the first Wii U games to be announced, is certainly no exception. The Wii U version of the game will be unique in that it incorporates touchscreen controls in the style […]

IGN “predicts” the Project Cafe launch lineup

Nintendo has taken on a fair amount of criticism after the 3DS’s launch, in that the selection of games for the system was mediocre at best. I’m sure a lot of you will agree that we don’t want the Wii’s successor to suffer from the same launch blues next year that the 3DS did. With this in […]

Why the Wii 2’s rumoured touchscreen controller makes perfect sense

Chris Kohler of has written a wonderful editorial on why it makes perfect sense for Nintendo’s next home console to have a touchscreen controller. It touches on Nintendo’s past attempts to add extra screens beyond the TV to the living room, and presents several likely reasons for why the Wii’s wireless connectivity to the […]

Nintendo supposedly “in talks” with Rockstar Games

Is Nintendo making arrangements to get Grand Theft Auto onto the Wii’s successor?