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  • An in-game screenshot of Risk of Rain 2. The game is set for release in Summer 2019. Image sourced from Risk of Rain 2.

    List of Indie games announced during Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase

    August 21, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on List of Indie games announced during Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase

    On 19 August 2019, Nintendo held a live-stream titled Indie World Showcase on its official YouTube channel. The live-stream showcased upcoming Indie games that will launch on the Nintendo Switch in the coming months. Below is the list of games that were...

  • Video game companies issue new regulations on loot boxes

    August 14, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Video game companies issue new regulations on loot boxes

    A ‘Loot box,’ based on a definition from tech website TechTarget, is”an in-game purchase consisting of a virtual container that awards players with items and modifications based on chance. Loot boxes are considered to be a type of...

  • Nintendo unveils Nintendo Switch Lite

    Nintendo unveils Nintendo Switch Lite

    July 12, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Nintendo unveils Nintendo Switch Lite

    Japanese game console manufacturer, Nintendo, unveiled their latest hand-held gaming console this week — the Nintendo Switch Lite. The Switch Lite, set to be released on the 20 September 2019, will retail for $199 and is available in yellow, grey and...

  • Nintendo Labo offers kids a new and creative way to game

    Nintendo Labo offers kids a new and creative way to game

    May 3, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Nintendo Labo offers kids a new and creative way to game

    Kids these days rarely get to entertain themselves with anything that isn’t a screen to simply be stared at, but there’s little else that’s dynamic and interactive enough to hold their attention. Nintendo Labo brings them back to basics...

  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole now available on Nintendo Switch

    South Park: The Fractured But Whole now available on Nintendo Switch

    April 25, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on South Park: The Fractured But Whole now available on Nintendo Switch

    Ubisoft and South Park Digital Studios announced that South Park: The Fractured But Whole is available now on Nintendo Switch. Created, written and directed by Trey Parker and Matt Stone and developed by Ubisoft San Francisco, South Park: The Fractured But...

  • Nintendo ordered to pay $10 million after losing court case

    Nintendo ordered to pay $10 million after losing court case

    September 5, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Nintendo ordered to pay $10 million after losing court case

    According to a report by the BBC, Gaming manufacturers, Nintendo has been told to pay Medical-device makers, iLife, $10 million after losing a court case over who invented the motion sensing technology that is integral to the remotes in both the Wii and Wii U...

  • Nintendo announced 2DS handheld gaming console

    August 29, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nintendo announced 2DS handheld gaming console

    With the impending release of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One in November, electronics company Nintendo announced a 2D version of their 3D handheld gaming console. The Nintendo 2DS is set to go on sale on 12 October. The new device will be made available...

  • SA youth to code for R100 000 prize

    July 8, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on SA youth to code for R100 000 prize

    2012 saw the launch of the inaugural Entelect 100K Challenge – and this week sees  the lift-off of the annual contest pitting like-minded individuals against one another in a blazing battle to win. The Entelect 100K Challenge calls for entrants to...

  • Wii U gets maps from Google

    February 15, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Wii U gets maps from Google

    Coming to the Nintendo eShop on Wii U as a free download is a new application that brings Nintendo and Google together to allow users to travel the world using their Wii U GamePad controller. Wii Street U powered by Google offers the map data and 360°...

  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed launches in February

    February 5, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed launches in February

    SEGA of America Inc. and SEGA Europe confirmed that Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed for the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system will arrive in stores in February 2013. The thrilling race across land, air and water continues on the 3DS where gamers can play...

  • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate gets a release date

    January 30, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate gets a release date

    Nintendo and Capcom have announced that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will launch exclusively on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS in South Africa on 22nd March 2013. Both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS version will be available in stores and as a digital download via Nintendo...

  • Nintendo to merge handheld and console divisions

    January 16, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nintendo to merge handheld and console divisions

    Shortly after the launch of Nintendo’s latest console, the Wii U, reports have surfaced stating that the Japanese video games giant is to merge its handheld and console development divisions. According to Nikkei.com, the aim is to create better synergy...

  • Wii U sold 400 000 units in US

    November 27, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Wii U sold 400 000 units in US

    Nintendo launched their latest gaming console, the Wii U, in the US last week and the unit has already racked in more than 400 000 in unit sales. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said that the newest gaming console has been sold out at  most...

  • Wii U to launch in SA with 17 titles

    November 26, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Wii U to launch in SA with 17 titles

    The wait is almost over as 30th November marks the hotly anticipated launch of Wii U. The latest home console from Nintendo boasts more variety of gameplay than ever before. The console incorporates multiple unique features including the Wii U GamePad, which...

  • Nintendo 3DS XL to get limited edition white and yellow

    November 12, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Video game console maker Nintendo revealed that it will be launching a new limited edition line of its Nintendo 3DS XL handheld console before Christmas – a limited edition Nintendo 3DS XL White and a limited edition Nintendo 3DS XL Pikachu Yellow....

  • Wii U pricing revealed for South Africa

    October 29, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (2)

    Core Gaming Systems, the official distributor of Nintendo hardware and software in South Africa, has announced the recommended retail price for Nintendo’s next generation console – the Wii U – ahead of its 30 November 2012 launch in the...