Nintendo News & Intel

Nintendo News & Intel

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Nintendo is releasing some crazy new games and features for the Wii U such as: the New Mario Kart and the Virtual Console!

The original Wii console had an online game market, Virtual Console, where players could purchase vintage games for a reasonable price.

Recently, it was announced that the Wii U version of Virtual Market will be coming your way soon!

NES games will be available for $1 and  SNES games for $1.50! They have plans to release a classic game every month, starting with Balloon Fight in January and F-Zero in February.

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We are always hearing that some popular games from the past are being revamped and released on the Wii U! For example, Nintendo will be releasing Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker this fall! The game is supposed to be compatible for both the system and the Game Pad.

Also, there is news of a collaboration between Atlus and Nintendo’s developer Intelligent Systems to create a Fire Emblem Meets Shin Megami Tensei crossover! The details behind the game are still unclear but here are some cool stills from the games promotional video.

Lastly for gaming news, Nintendo developers behind Super Mario Galaxy and Super Mario 3D Land have announced they will be releasing a new 3D Mario game and Mario Kart for the Wii U. More news about the games will be released at this years E3.

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Intel is phasing out the manufacturing of desktop motherboards over the next three years.

The stark decline in the sales of desktop PC’s is beginning to hit the industry hard, as Intel reveals plans to slow down the production of desktop motherboards over the next three years.

According to sources, the company will release the boards that are based on the Haswell architecture before completely suspending development. Intel plans on focusing its efforts on creating form factor reference designs for the Ultrabook, tablet and desktop markets.

One product that remains immune from the change is the Next Unit of Computing, a mini bare bones system that Intel will be continuing to develop. Custom PC builders will be the ones who may take pause over the loss, however, Intel said that the transition will not be affecting the company’s workforce. Current employees will be transferred and absorbed into other divisions within the company.

QUESTION:

What character(s) would you want to see in the new Mario games?