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Nintendo takes eShop offline to fix connectivity issues

Nintendo takes eShop offline to fix connectivity issues

In a notice posted to its Facebook page on Friday, console maker Nintendo said that it is taking its eShop offline for some time, so that it can fix the connectivity issues which the customers have been facing over the last few days.

Nintendo’s legendary pioneer Hiroshi Yamauchi, 85, dies of pneumonia, in Japan

Nintendo’s legendary pioneer Hiroshi Yamauchi, 85, dies of pneumonia, in Japan

In a recently-released e-mailed statement Kyoto-based bigwig game-console maker Nintendo said that the company's 85-year-old legendary pioneer Hiroshi Yamauchi died of pneumonia on Thursday, in Japan.

Nintendo announces new portable gaming console – the 2DS

Nintendo-3DS-XLOn Wednesday, Nintendo announced a new portable gaming console, which the Japan-based company has dubbed as the 2DS. The new portable is quite similar to Nintendo's 3DS XL, though it lacks the 3D viewing capability and can probably not close like a clamshell.

Nintendo slashes cost of Wii U console ahead of new consoles from Microsoft and Sony

Wii-UWith Microsoft and Sony scheduled to release their next-generation gaming consoles - the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 respectively - later this year, Nintendo has announced a price-cut for its Wii U gaming system.

Playing Video Games Helps Docs Become Better Surgeons

Playing Video Games Helps Docs Become Better Surgeons

According to a new study, playing video games helps doctors enhance their surgical skills. The study claimed that doctors who played Nintendo Wii an hour a day for five days in a month performed laparoscopic surgeries much better than those who did not play.

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