Tagged with: Nintendo

Nintendo is Planning a ‘Quality of Life’-Based Console for 2015-16 Launch

Nintendo is Planning a ‘Quality of Life’-Based Console for 2015-16 Launch

Paging Dr. Mario. Nintendo’s big plan for the future isn’t mobile games — it’s boosting your “quality of life.” At a briefing for investors and the media held on Thursday morning, Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata outlined the company’s plan to create a third platform to sit alongside its Wii U and Nintendo 3DS ...

Report: Nintendo is Already Working on the Wii U’s Successor, ‘Fusion’

Report: Nintendo is Already Working on the Wii U’s Successor, ‘Fusion’

We have just received an anonymous tip from one of our very reputable sources regarding possible information related to Nintendo’s next-generation hardware; for both its home and portable consoles. Perhaps the most important question is, “what is Nintendo working on”? As many may already be aware, Nintendo is already ...

Wii U in Major Trouble: Nintendo Slashes 2014 Sales Projections By Two-Thirds

Wii U in Major Trouble: Nintendo Slashes 2014 Sales Projections By Two-Thirds

It's not even financials season yet, but Nintendo is trying to lower expectations in advance. In a statement on Friday, it's announced that it's reassessed unit sales for its flagship Wii U console, hacking it down from 9 million for April 2013 - March 2014 to just 2.8 million -- less than a third of the original estimate. ...

Best Handheld Video Game Consoles for Kids

Best Handheld Video Game Consoles for Kids

This holiday season may seem like it’s all about the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, but other consoles offer far more bang for your buck. The latest and greatest from Microsoft and Sony are far and away the most powerful non-PC video game machines you can buy (for the most part), but a serious lack of games means ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – December 5, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – December 5, 2013

Thinking of picking up a brand new video game console this holiday season? You might want to hold off on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. While the latest and greatest consoles from Microsoft and Sony will soon be the new kings of the video game world, high prices and a lack of games make them less appealing than their ...

Nintendo Wii U Retro Review: Is it Worth the Money This Year?

Nintendo Wii U Retro Review: Is it Worth the Money This Year?

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 may be making the biggest splashes this holiday season, but for the newest console with the deepest roster of games, you need to look at … the Wii U? Yeah, I think that’s probably true, even though I’m not sure I fully believe it myself. I’ve had my Wii U for just over a year now, ...

Black Friday 2013: How to Prepare and Plan

Black Friday 2013: How to Prepare and Plan

With Thanksgiving (and Black Friday) less than two weeks away, and with Hanukkah set to start even sooner, these next few weeks are primetime for the shopping world. As always, there are deals to be had, but if you’re not careful, you’ll wind up wasting money on sub-par products. Sure, that tablet is super cheap, but is ...

The Greatest Generation: Looking Back at Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

The Greatest Generation: Looking Back at Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

This week marks the end of an era. Friday will see the launch of the Sony PlayStation 4 with the release of Microsoft’s Xbox One coming one week later. Sure, you can still buy new games for the PS3 and Xbox 360 over the next few years, but the industry will have moved on to bigger and better and more powerful ...

Valve’s Looming Steam Box Will Change the Video Game Console Forever

Valve’s Looming Steam Box Will Change the Video Game Console Forever

Valve's Steam Box is coming, and if the company behind Half-Life, Portal, and Team Fortress 2 gets it right, the next gaming console in your living room could be much different — and more compelling — than your Xbox, PlayStation, Wii, or PC. Valve is trying to build a game console that you haven’t seen before: ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 4, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 4, 2013

With the newest installments of its megahit Pokemon games on the way, Nintendo recently unveiled a new handheld gaming device: the 2DS. Shaped like a thin piece of cake, the 2DS plays both DS and 3DS games, but doesn’t offer the optional 3D feature that Nintendo’s 3DS offers. That feature was never fully embraced by ...