Published On: December 8, 2010

Nintendo Returns to CES

Published On: December 8, 2010

Nintendo Returns to CES

Video game company, Nintendo, is headed back to the Consumer Electronics Show for 2011 for the first time in 16 years. The company recently made news with its 3D hand-held game console. Nintendo's Wii, an SD game console, is very popular with the CE market.

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TWICE.com reports that Nintendo is returning to the International CES after a 16-year hiatus. This is set to be a highlight of the 2011 CES Gaming Showcase in Las Vegas.

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), which owns and produces the show, reports that more than 35 exhibitors will display gaming technology advancements in the Gaming Showcase.

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The Gaming Showcase is set to feature advancements in online gaming and gaming-related products in both hardware and software -- from online PC and HD gaming, plasma HDTV to surround sound and power conditioning hardware. Nintendo returns as an exhibitor to CES for the first time since 1995.

"With the gaming market expected to generate $20.3 billion in 2010, the International CES is the must-stop hub for innovative gaming products, and will allow CES attendees to experience the future of gaming from an amazing range of innovative companies," said Karen Chupka, senior VP of events and conferences, CEA, in a prepared statement.

Aside from Nintendo, major gaming exhibitors include: AMD, HP, Intel, Lenovo, LevelUp, Logitech, Microsoft, Nokia, Sony and others. Publishers and developers will also be in attendance, including Alcazar Entertainment, Cosmi, DC Comics/Warner and DreamWorks Animation. Furthermore, key retailers like Amazon.com, Best Buy, and GameStop will also attend the show.

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