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’Final Fantasy’ Video Game Update Allows Same-Sex Marriages

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 17
An upcoming update for the popular PlayStation and PC game, "Final Fantasy XIV," will allow players to enter into same-sex marriages after the game’s officials initially decided to exclude gay marriage.

Nintendo Apologizes for Lack of Virtual Equality

VIDEO GAMES | By Derrik J. Lang | May 10
Nintendo is apologizing and pledging to be more inclusive after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game. But the publisher said it was too late to change the game.

Nintendo Says No to Virtual Equality in Life Game

VIDEO GAMES | By Derrik J. Lang | May 7
Nintendo isn’t allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game.

Nintendo to beef up piracy measures in 3-D machine

CORPORATE | By Yuri Kageyama | May 7
Nintendo’s president said Friday that anti-piracy measures will be beefed up in its planned handheld game device with 3-D technology in a move to guard against software theft.

Nintendo to launch 3-D version of handheld console

CORPORATE | By Tomoko A. Hosaka | Mar 23
Looking for its next big hit, Nintendo said Tuesday it would begin selling a 3-D version of its popular handheld console within a year.

Nintendo aims to get consoles in schools

VIDEO GAMES | Mar 19
The man behind a massively popular videogame franchise and the best-selling Wii console says he’s devoting most of his energy to turning Nintendo Co.’s DS handheld consoles into tour guides and educational aids.

3 Decades Later, Nintendo’s Mario Endures

FOOD/DRINK | Nov 28
You might call him the Mickey Mouse of video games. He’s reminiscent of a doughnut, round and sweet and comforting. He’s also a vessel, devoid of a real personality so you can live vicariously through him. Read more...

Nintendo’s Mario endures even as games come and go

VIDEO GAMES | By Barbara Ortutay | Nov 19
You might call him the Mickey Mouse of video games. He’s reminiscent of a doughnut, round and sweet and comforting. He’s also a vessel, devoid of a real personality so you can live vicariously through him.

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