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  • Blog Post: Nintendo Victorious In Wii Balance Board Lawsuit

    Nintendo has triumphed in court again, this time in a case involving the Wii Balance Board. The case was filed in May 2013 by Ithaca Ventures, which alleged that Nintendo had infringed a patent for a device called “Cybersurfer.” Ithaca, a company based in Slovakia, sought damages, interest... More
  • Blog Post: Week 3 Of Nintendo's Smashing Sale Brings Pokémon, Metroid, More

    Nintendo has once again rotated the roster for its Smash Bros.-themed sale. This week, Pokémon, Metroid, and Wii Fit titles are getting discounts as we approach the release of the big fighting game. Pokémon's Lucario, Pikachu, Charizard, and Greninja join forces in a trio of games on... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Wins Wii Fit Patents Following Lawsuit Settlement

    A company tried to sue Nintendo for supposedly infringing on its patents with the Wii Fit. It lost, and now Nintendo has acquired those patents. InterAction Laboratories sued Nintendo in 2012 for patent infringement. Nintendo eventually won the case, and the court ordered InterAction to pay Nintendo's... More
  • Blog Post: Wii Fit Trainer Added To The Super Smash Bros. Roster

    In a brief announcement video, Nintendo revealed that the Wii Fit trainer will be a fighter in the new Super Smash Bros. The video shown opened with Link and Mario doing yoga, and the Wii Fit trainer came in to start fighting, using yoga poses to attack. Her final smash is an army of Wii Fit trainers... More
  • Blog Post: Hands And Feet On Wii Fit U

    Nintendo isn’t ready to abandon the Wii Balance Board just yet as it moves into its next console. Wii Fit U doesn’t feel too far removed from the standard set by Wii Fit and Wii Fit Plus. I wasn’t able to delve into the weight stat tracking of the game for obvious reasons, but I was... More
  • Blog Post: Judge Dismisses Patent Suit Against Nintendo

    A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by IA Labs CA against Nintendo, which claimed that the company's Wii Balance Board accessory infringed on its patent. “Nintendo has a passionate tradition of developing innovative products while respecting the intellectual property rights... More
  • Blog Post: August NPD: Madden Rules A Rough Month For Games

    In news that's probably not surprising to many, the latest iteration of EA's ever-popular Madden franchise is at the top of the video game charts during a relatively slow August. Check below the break for all the official NPD stats from last month. Both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of... More
  • Blog Post: Red Dead Redemption Cleans Up In May NPDs [UPDATED]

    UPDATE: The story has been updated with the top 20 games of May via NPD. Check it out below. ORIGINAL STORY: Here's something I've been waiting for! The May NPD results for video game sales were delayed a bit this month (possibly due to E3), but they've finally arrived. It will come as a... More
  • Blog Post: Wii Fit Could Be Navy's New Boot Camp

    The armed services using video games as training tools is nothing new, but Navy Surgeon General Vice Admiral Adam M Robinson is considering a different direction. He sees Wii Fit and Dance Dance Revolution as tools to safely get recruits into good enough shape to handle the rigors of basic training.... More
  • Blog Post: God Of War And Pokemon Conquer March NPD Sales

    It's the middle of the month! It's a Thursday! You know what that means: time for a nap. Also, time for a look at last month's video game sales courtesy of NPD. We've got the numbers for March 2010, and unsurprisingly, God Of War III, new versions of Pokemon, and Final Fantasy XIII dominated... More
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