​Nintendo Wants Their Platforms To Be More Like iOS

Nintendo's fighting on two fronts. The first, very real battleground they're waging war on is in retail, where their Wii U home console is struggling to build a user base. The second area of struggle has been in the hearts and minds of observers trying to decide how much faith to put into the company's foresight. The… » 2/04/14 4:30pm 2/04/14 4:30pm

The Best Starting Pokémon, According To Science

It's the agonizing choice and neverending debate of a generation: Bulbasaur, Charmander, or Squirtle? Picking one of the Kanto starter Pokémon is usually a gut choice, based on past experience or which one looks cooler. But what if there was a way to know, objectively, the best one? Well, now we do, thanks to science. » 10/22/13 3:30pm 10/22/13 3:30pm

Pokémon is the Latest Casualty of the Government Shutdown

In America, we're 12 days into our government shutdown, and apparently everyone is cool doing without frilly things like benefits to military survivors or food inspections, because assigning blame for this stupid temper tantrum is terribly uncivil. But we draw the line when it affects our right to bear Pokémon, right?! » 10/12/13 5:30pm 10/12/13 5:30pm

Curt Schilling is Selling His Nintendogs DSes in Bankruptcy Auction

Curt Schilling's ill-fated games studio took down the state of Rhode Island with it, so it's not much of a surprise he's in personal bankruptcy, too, selling off all sorts of crap. Discerning video gamers will be interested in items No. 8 and No. 9 in this auction guide, but don't overlook that pink Christmas Tree. » 10/08/13 11:53am 10/08/13 11:53am