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The Different Types of Gaming Available Today

Whether it's on a console or the traditional board game, gaming today has evolved into different types that include Playstation, Nintendo and Xbox, while traditional card and board games also exist. Games are constantly evolving with new versions being introduced and technology being used to improve the gaming experience. The Internet has also introduced a new platform for games, providing gamers all over the world a place on cyberspace to share and compete.

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Types of Nintendo
Nintendo of Japan is one of the oldest and one of the most famous manufacturers of video game consoles in the world. Since late 70's, Nintendo has introduced a wide array of home and portable gaming consoles in the world market, and remains one of the most popular consoles among all competitors globally.

At present there are three major types of Nintendo video game consoles are available in the global market and in constant demand from the gamers worldwide:

NINTENDO Wii

This is a most advanced seventh generation video game console launched by Nintendo. Its direct competitors in the market are the Xbox 360 from Microsoft Corp. and PlayStation 3 of Sony Corp. Based on the sales data collected by agencies such as the NPD Group and Enterbrain, in 2007 Nintendo was a global market leader in terms of sales of console units compared to its competitors.

The key differentiator in the Wii is its wireless controller, known as the "Wii Remote" that acts like a hand-held pointing device and is capable of detecting movements in 3 directions. Another unique characteristic of the Wii is the exclusive Nintendo WiiConnect24 online service, that facilitates the user to continually receive messages and updates from the Internet, even when in a Standby mode.

The immediate predecessor of the Wii was the Nintendo GameCube. Therefore, the Wii is capable of playing all the games that were introduced with the GameCube.

NINTENDO DS

This is a highly popular seventh-generation, dual-screen, hand-held game console that sports a "clamshell" design, with 2 LCD screens, with the bottom one being a touch-screen. It also contains a built-in microphone, as well as supports Wi-Fi standards, enabling multiple users within a short range to interact with each other. Also the users in different geographical locations can connect to each other with the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service. Read More
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Nintendo is one of the oldest companies in Japan. The mid 1960's Nintendo started looking for opportunities in the growing toy market in Japan, and entered the business with some popular toys of its time such as the "Ultra Hand", the "Ultra Machine" and "Love Tester". In the early 1970s, Nintendo began... To enhance the gaming experience of its users, Nintendo comes out with some very innovative and user-friendly accessories from time to time. And apart from the official accessories by Nintendo, several other companies also offer various accessories to be used with Nintendo consoles in the market.
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