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# Wii

All time
# 1994
20 things all Irish people born in 1994 will have strong memories of
Worrying about what would happen if you didn’t pass as 12 when you tried get into Spin.
# Iwata
The gaming world is mourning the loss of one of its biggest stars
Satoru Iwata, who died of cancer at the age of 55, oversaw two of Nintendo’s most successful consoles, the Wii and DS.
# console wars
PS4 helps Sony overtake Nintendo in global console sales
The change in position marks the first time Sony held the top spot since Nintendo launched the Wii back in 2006.
# it's a-me
Super Mario jumps out of a TV and destroys house in amazing animation
Itsa-me, Mario, all up in your house, destroying your possessions.
# Gaming
These were THE video games of 2012
Lou Kesten of Associated Press picks the games that made the biggest impact on gamers in 2012.
# Gadgets
Microsoft sold 750,000 XBox 360s over US holiday week
Blame Black Friday…
# Silver Surfer
'Gaming Granny' wins Google's Silver Surfer award
Pauline O’Connor’s gaming habits with her grandchildren have won her the Google/Age Action award for people over 50 who embrace technology.
# modern warfare
Warning: Video games are breaking limbs
Take a slightly tongue in cheek look at the need for controller caution…
# LulzSec
19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking
An English teen is suspected of being involved in the ‘LulzSec’ hacking movement, which denies any involvement.
# WiiU
Nintendo launches new console with touchscreen controller
The WiiU features a large handheld controller with a touchscreen display.
# Oh No Mario!
Hackers target Nintendo but company says no data has been lost
The makers of the Wii console revealed details of the attack today in what is the latest in a series of breaches targeting big brands.
# Nintendo
Wii 2 set for launch early next year
Nintendo says it will unveil its latest games console early next year, with a “playable” demo being showcased in June.