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Nintendo patents innovative Wii U TV and video game remote feature

Nintendo patents innovative Wii U TV and video game remote feature

Nintendo is soon coming out with its latest video game console, the Wii U, and a recent patent reveals that the company has big plans for it. The patent covers a way for the regular Wiimote controller to “grab” something from the TV and drag it into the new Wii U tablet controller. read more…

No Blu-ray support for Wii U

Nintendo’s Wii U console is scheduled for release later this year, and it’ll be a lot more comparable to the current geenration of consoles and home entertainment systems, the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. read more…

Nintendos Wii U could support two controllers


Nintendo has been showcasing the Wii U at CES these days, and new rumors around the new console have been appearing. One such rumor suggests that the Wii U will support two touchscreen controllers, instead of just one as Nintendo has so far showcased. read more…

Nintendo 3DS Getting Hulu Plus & 3D Video Recording Next Month

A few days ago we let you know that popular streaming service Netflix had extended support to tablets powered by Google’s Android ‘Honeycomb’. This is all fine and dandy for those who already have such a tablet but seeing how they usually retail for well over $400 they might be a bit out of range for many consumer. read more…

Sony PS3 Gets Price Cut to $250

Sony’s PS3 is one of the few home video game consoles that has seen an immense amount of success over the years. However, it’s also been on the market for quite some time so it’s no surprise that Sony could potentially be gearing up to launch a next generation console. read more…

Redbox Begins Renting Videogames for $2 Per Night

There are many different ways to rent movies, TV shows and video games. Big name companies that may come to mind include Netflix, iTunes and GameFly which allow you to rent content without every leaving your couch. read more…

Portal 2 and Kinect combine

Some of you might remember when we reported on the SLOOW, which uses the Kinect and a computer to do some gesture-based action on the television. I just discovered a way that the Kinect can do Portal 2. read more…

Playstation Network will be back up next week

As we have reported before, the PlayStation Network went down last week in order to be rebuilt for security. I suppose that it was better having it out for a week rather than allow possible external intrusions. read more…

KinEmote makes Windows work directly with the Kinect

We talked about how Google played a joke on us with Gmail Motion, and how someone used a computer and Kindle to create SLOOW, which is essentially that. I believe that the acronym shows how serious it is, but the people at Lateral Flux are serious about this with KinEmote. read more…

Nintendos Project Cafe Wii 2 controller revealed in mock-up

By now, you have probably heard about how the Nintendo Wii is getting a successor, and how it will be in HD, and it looks like the controller is also undergoing a change. This controller which has been given a code name of “Project Cafe”, is shown in mock-up after the jump. read more…

Hulu Plus launches on Xbox 360


Consoles such as the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 have added Netflix streaming abilities, YouTube integration, and a bunch of media features that almost make the consoles replace dedicated media centers. read more…

Kinect and Wiimote used to play Tetris

We have reported on Kinect being implemented with Tetris before, and this is something that uses the Wiimote. We have reported on the Wiimote being implemented with the Kinect, like Dead Space 2 and Call of Duty. read more…

Netflix gets a Kinect update…whoa!!!!

I seem to recall a lot of Netflix updates, and we have been reporting on Kinect hack after Kinect hack.

Fortunately, if you have an Xbox 360 and you have Netflix, then you will soon be able to surf through videos to rent without the use of the controller. read more…

Hulu Takes Trip to 1996

As you’re sure to already know today is April 1st. That means the Internet is full of tricks and jokes to celebrate the day of April Fools. Sure, this can be very annoying but sometimes companies come forth with quirky tricks that are quite comical. read more…

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