Buying a Videogame Console on Black Friday? Here’s What You Need to Know.

A buyer’s guide to the deals you can get — and the differences among the game consoles — for anyone partaking in America’s consumerist holiday.
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Nintendo Posts Operating Loss

Nintendo Co. racked up an operating loss in the fiscal first half on weak sales of its Wii U videogame consoles, stepping up pressure for a major overhaul in strategy.

Nintendo Confirms It Will Keep Selling the Original Wii in U.S., Despite Discontinuation in Japan

Seven years later, Wii would still like to play.
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Don’t Look Now, but the Second Screen Is About to Invade Videogames’ Next Generation

A big-picture look at the small screen’s future with consoles.
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On Chrome Web Store, Real Games Mix With Mario Knockoffs

It’s-a-not-me, Mario! Mamma mia.
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Nintendo Lowers Wii U Price to $300, Takes the “3D” Out of 3DS With New 2DS Model

Nintendo’s 3DS handheld device was just ranked the top-selling game system in the U.S. Now the company is introducing a cheaper one.
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Disney Infinity Crosses the Platforms: Toy Box Mode Will Work Across Four Consoles and the iPad

The buzzed-about game’s mobile strategy explained.
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Digi-Capital: Mobile Games Still Growing, but Lots of Investors Ran Away Post-Zynga

A trickle of those investment dollars came back this year, though.
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Are Mobile Games Ever Going to Get Serious — And Do They Need To?

A cluster of new mobile games is looking for the core audience.
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Nintendo’s Iwata Blames Slow Wii U Sales on Software Gaps, Says Mobile Isn’t Impacting Industry

And if you ever dreamed of playing Super Mario Bros. on the iPhone, you’re still out of luck.
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Wii U Sales Still Lousy