NPD reports this month will be the first to include the new PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hardware in their data. Wedbush analyst, Michael Pachter, has issued his forecast for the data. The analyst believes that the PlayStation 4 will see higher sales than the…..
The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are now available to many consumers worldwide. Both Microsoft and Sony have had successful launches for their respected consoles, selling out quickly to early adopters and holiday shoppers. While both seem to be doing well, one analyst believes that…..
The transition to next generation consoles is never easy, doubly so when a game such as Battlefield 4 has launched on 5 platforms. However, as has been noted in our review and various others, Battlefield 4 has been plagued with server issues, crashing to the…..
Call of Duty: Ghosts – Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, Wii U - Call of Duty‘s new next-gen engine ushers in an unprecedented level of innovation, delivering stunning and lifelike characters, gorgeously rendered environments, and authentic real-world animations, all brought to life by advanced lighting systems…..
Despite Nintendo’s insistence on improving their online infrastructure for the WiiU and 3DS, one thing games have noticed is that many traditional Nintendo games do not have online components, but local multiplayer. As an example, the released Pikmin 3 did not have internet due to…..
Need for Speed: Rivals, the newest installment on the Need for Speed franchise, will not be on the Wii U and the PlayStation Vita due to weak sales of Need for Speed: Most Wanted on the platforms, according to creative director Craig Sullivan. When asked by…..
Nintendo has just released some of their most recent sales data for the 3DS and Wii U. The company’s 3DS handheld finished last month as the top selling hardware in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive month. Furthermore, the September 20th price cut of the…..
505 Games and EKO Studios have released a new trailer (with a rocking soundtrack) for How to Survive which is due to release next week. EKO Studios’ How to Survive is a multiplayer zombie survival shoot-em-up in the vein of Dead Nation but including survival aspects……
Erik Johnson of MCVUK has reported that Nintendo are allowing Ripstone, developers of Pure Chess to implement cross-platform multiplayer on their upcoming Nintendo platform releases. Historically console gatekeepers like Nintendo, Sony & Microsoft have frowned on such moves unless it is within their own carefully…..
The Wii U has seen its fair share of struggles, especially with third parties. Concerned over the install base and profitability, many third parties have stepped away from supporting the Wii U until the base increases, such as EA, Activision and Ubisoft. This has not…..
China has had a ban on video game consoles for a very long time, but it has recently been announced that the country will lift that ban in the Shanghai free trade zone. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that foreign companies will be able…..
Super Smash Bros. is constantly one of the most demanded of all Nintendo exclusives nowadays, with the original, Melee, and Brawl being critical and commercial successes. As such, it would make sense that the directory, Masahiro Sakurai, would stress out when it came to balancing…..
Both Sony and Microsoft have been making lots of noise recently about indies and their support for them. What gets lost in the fray is that Nintendo always has a thriving indie scene and allows for self-publishing with the e-Shop. And it’s not just lost…..
Wonderful 101 director, Hideki Kamiya, recently revealed that the upcoming game The Wonderful 101 for the Wii U, was originally a game that would bring together a group of Nintendo All-Stars to work together. As Kiyama put it, “It started out with an order from [Platinum…..
Understandably, Nintendo is in a tight situation. The Wii U has not been the success they hoped it would be, with it selling roughly half as much as the Wii during the same time frame. They recently had to announce a price cut due to…..
There has been some speculation that part of the Wii U’s problem is that its name does not do a good job to differentiate itself as a new console instead of a peripheral. This was most evident on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon when he mistakenly…..
Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has spoken out about the launch line-ups for the next generation platforms, PS4 and Xbox One – and he’s unimpressed. In an interview with IGN on the struggling Wii U’s recent US price cut, he insisted that the software…..
Nintendo has just announced an official $50 price cut for the Wii U Premium Bundle, coming with the announcement of the phasing out of the Basic Model, which until today, was the cheapest model available. In more bundle-related news, the big N will also be…..
Shadow of the Eternals only has 24 hours left in its Kickstarter campaign. The troubled title has only raised $312,000 so far, short of its $750,000 goal. Shadow of the Eternals, considered as the spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem, still has a chance to redeem itself. …..
Some analysts have insisted that the pricing of the Wii U is what is hindering Wii U sales, and that a price cut should bring about more sales. Satoru Iwata, CEO of Nintendo, disagrees. In an interview with CVG, Iwata insists that, “If the price…..
Looks like the Wii U is fast becoming the system-to-be for indie games as 18 of them are coming to the Nintendo eShop in the near future. Nintendo announced this via a slick video montage of games being released by European and Australian developers. Now…..
Much has been made about this “Golden Age of Indies”, with games like Braid, Fez, Journey and Super Meat Boy earning wide-spread praise and having some wonder if the days of publishers are numbered. Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo have also taken notice of this and,…..
Sonic Lost World is an action-adventure platformer that is currently being developed for both the 3DS and the WiiU. It will be published by Sega and developed by Sonic Team. Release Date: October 22, 2013. It currently allows both the Nintendo 3DS and the WiiU versions to…..
Splinter Cell Blacklist is undoubtedly an anticipated game of this year. It appears Ubisoft is doing its utmost to make sure that stays the case with two new, informative videos about the game released in the last few days. Beware! Thar be mild SPOILERS for…..
A change.org petition to have Reggie Fils-Aime, the COO of Nintendo America, as a playable character in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. It currently has over 20 000 signatures with a 25 000 signature goal but you can probably expect signatures to well surpass that…..
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. So goes the story for Nintendo, which just recently revealed their Q1 earnings. First, the good news. The 3DS sold 1.4 million units globally between April and June, with roughly one million being the…..
ASDA, the second largest supermarket chain in Britain and part of the Walmart chain of stores, has confirmed that they will no longer be stocking Wii U consoles, games or accessories in any of their 550 brick and mortar stores. “ASDA continues to offer customers…..
Call of Duty: Ghosts will arrive on the Wii U this November, despite speculation that Activision would pass on this year’s offering due to sluggish sales of the new console in 2013. If their first offering on the Wii U, Call of Duty: Black Ops…..
Far Cry 3, The Crew, Watchdogs, Tom Clancy’s The Division and Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag. All these games have two things in common. They are developed and published by Ubisosft. And they are all open-world games. This is not a coincidence, if we are to believe Julian…..
The WiiU has been going through some tough times. After selling out its launch window, it has been suffering abysmal sales, with people like Peter Molyneux claiming Nintendo should go software-only. And now it appears that Nintendo has lost the support of third party developers,…..
Nintendo has released another iteration of Wii U software. The latest update features a number of stability features and fixes that improve the performance of the Wii U user interface. It seems that the major improvement in system update 3.1.0 allows the Wii U to…..