By: Eddie Makuch Nintendo has long touted the Wii U’s new tablet-like GamePad controller as a feature that will set the system apart from the competition. However, in a new interview with the Wall Street Journal‘s AllThingsD, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said the system’s new Miiverse social network stands to be the console’s “killer app.” “I think that [Miiverse] will pleasantly surprise people,” … Continue reading Nintendo: Miiverse is Wii U’s ‘killer app’
By: Laura Parker, Associate Editor Nintendo has reportedly confirmed the Wii U will be region-locked. The publisher made the original statement in the Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu (as reported by GameSpot sister site CNET), seemingly confirming the Wii U–just like the Wii and 3DS before it–will not allow gamers to play titles imported from other regions. Nintendo’s region-locking policy has been in place since the … Continue reading Wii U will be region-locked – Report
By: Mark Walton Bayonetta 2 will be a Wii U exclusive, Nintendo revealed today. Platinum Games, creator of the original Bayonetta, will be taking up development duties once more, with the game set for release in March 2013. Nintendo also revealed that Platinum Games’ Project P100 has been renamed The Wonderful 101. The game is also a Wii U exclusive, but no release date has … Continue reading Bayonetta 2 Wii U Exclusive
By: Christopher MacManus | CNET | Plugged In We still don’t officially know when the Wii U arrives or how much it costs, but a substantial rumor emerged today concerning Video Product Distributors — a wholesale media distribution company that works with companies such as Amazon and Newegg — supposedly listing on its intranet three Wii U bundles along with a November 11 release date. … Continue reading Nintendo Wii U pricing, release date revealed?
By: Shawn Collier (@ShawnCollier) Last month Atlus shared a peek at the pre-order bonus for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS title Code of Princess. With only a few months before the game’s Western release they have another new look, this time being of the game’s many unique playable characters. Code of Princess offers players an exciting yet unconventional hardcore experience, deftly blending fighting gameplay with components … Continue reading Meet Code Of Princess’s Cast Of Characters
To the left is the concept contest winning model. Now I think it’s a pretty cool concept. But the question remains, will be ever get to play this game? Personally, I think I would have liked a black and silver finish versus his red and silver, but that’s just me. The PlayStation 4 or PS4, will be the 8th generation video game console developed by … Continue reading PlayStation 4—When is it gonna happen?
By: Darryl Kaye (@DarrylGU) The Nintendo Wii U will launch between November the 19th and November the 23rd in North America, if a GameStop employee is to be believe. GoNintendo were told by a GameStop employee that Nintendo’s next console would be arriving just in time for the Black Friday shopping season in America, which is around the time of Thanksgiving. Nintendo hasn’t confirmed anything … Continue reading Rumour: Nintendo Wii U Release Set For Thanksgiving
By: Eddie Makuch Outspoken Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada has sounded off on what the industry could look like if Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo were to join forces. Speaking to Australian news outlet News.com.au, Harada said he believes the potential for industry innovation would be "endless" if the Big Three were to someday build hardware together. “I think it would be interesting if Sony, Microsoft, and … Continue reading Tekken boss interested in one-console future
BLOGGERS NOTE: Sony is a bunch of dummies, they aren’t covering their costs, and in this economy, and after taking backwards capabilities and memory card ports away from the PS3, they have dug themselves into a whole. And the PS Vita, graphics aren’t that much better than PSP. They should have done what Nintendo did: 3D special effects. Come on Sony, use your heads! By: … Continue reading Sony’s game division loses $45 million
By: Jane Douglas Nintendo has reported a smaller loss than expected between April and June this year. The firm posted a ¥10.3 billion ($132 million) operating loss in its earnings report, an improvement on the ¥37.7 billion ($482 million) quarterly loss reported a year earlier. In particular, sales of the 3DS have risen, Nintendo said, with 1,860,000 units sold worldwide between April and June, more … Continue reading Nintendo shrinks 3DS losses