Patent lends credence to rumor that the NX will have a portable component
By on July 8th, 2016 2
Speculation that the NX will have a portable component has just been given a little extra credibility after analysis of a patent filed by Nintendo in 2014. The NX is due out in...
Nintendo patented a mobile phone design 15 years ago
By on May 6th, 2016 0
What if the successor to your Game Boy was a Phone Boy? Or perhaps a Game Phone? Whatever the name might've been, there was apparently a time when Nintendo threw around the idea...
Check out this funky U-shaped controller patent Nintendo was working on
By on April 28th, 2016 1
If you know how the Nintendo community works, you'll know that patents for games or accessories are always a great source for speculation, arguments and theories across the...
Nintendo wins Mii patent case
By on December 29th, 2015 1
Nintendo has won a patent case in Seattle federal court concerning their Mii avatar creation system.  RecogniCorp LLC, a patent-assertion company, filed the case on December...
Nintendo patents Game Boy emulator for mobile devices
By on November 30th, 2014 17
On November 27, Nintendo filed a patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a software emulator that would potentially be used with Game Boy, Game Boy...
Nintendo once patented a mysterious illumination device
By on February 17th, 2014 4
Recently made available for viewing is a lengthy 2010 patent filed by Nintendo in August 2010 for some type of illumination device, meant to be used with the Wii. The device...
Wii U patent reveals manipulation of objects in 3D with controller
By on February 29th, 2012 12
Yes, the Wii U patents reveal even more stunning uses. Nintendo's patent shows how to use the controller to manipulate objects in the third dimension. Hit the jump to see this...
New Wii U patents reveal possible unannounced features
By on February 20th, 2012 28
Nintendo's newest game console is still not finished. Recently Nintendo filed for new patents, revealing some of the directions they may be taking their system, some of which...
Nintendo Lawsuit Case Dismissed
By on March 17th, 2009 1
You may remember back in 2007 when Fenner Investments Ltd. sued Nintendo for "patent infringement", claiming that it violated their patent for a "low-voltage joystick port...
The Rumors are Far From Dead
By on January 19th, 2009 25
[caption id="attachment_3333" align="alignleft" width="170" caption="The clock with the Triforce pieces."][/caption] As Zelda fans, we often discuss, debate about the series and...
Two Rumors That Aren’t About Zelda
By on January 18th, 2009 35
[caption id="attachment_3313" align="alignleft" width="125" caption="The purported new Zelda game. Yeah, right!"][/caption] Does the legal-looking picture to the left look...