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Game Over: Why the Console Wars Have Ended

In George Orwell's dystopian novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four," the world is divided into three megacountries that are constantly at war with one another. Full story

Video Games Improve Surgeons' Skills

Few people would ever want their doctors to treat a surgical procedure like a game, but a new study shows that surgeons who play on the Nintendo Wii may actually perform better in the OR. Full story

Angry Birds Trilogy flutters to Wii / Wii U in celebration of one million sold

The Angry Birds and the pigs they hate so are already quite popular on mobile devices, but it turns out that the collected escapades for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Nintendo 3DS in Angry Birds Trilogy also did quite well, pushing past one million units since September 2012. Its console success is Full story

A Wii U Beginners Guide

It's finally here! A year and a half after the announcement at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, Nintendo has finally launched the Wii U game system in the United States. It's pretty much sold out at most stores already, but if you place an order now, you may be able to start playing in time for th Full story

Throwdown: 'Dance Central 3' vs. 'Just Dance 4'

'Tis the season for … dancing? As the holidays draw near, two game companies are vying to get you jumping around to songs from yesterday and today. Harmonix and Microsoft have pumped out "Dance Central 3," which hits stores today; and Ubisoft returns with its latest boogie machine, "Just Dance 4," w Full story

'Black Ops II' and Other Shooter Games Top Holiday Lists

No holiday season would be complete — at least for gamers — without the latest titles. Nielsen released its list of most-anticipated games for Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii today (Oct. 16). The list shows that Xbox and PS3 gamers have nearly identical tastes in games — first-person shooters rule — while Wii Full story

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A promoter of Zombie U for Nintendo Wii
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A promoter of Zombie U for Nintendo Wii walks through the exhibition hall of Seattle's PAX Convention, Aug. 31, 2012.