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The Best Video Games That E3 2014 Had to Offer

The Best Video Games That E3 2014 Had to Offer

Another round of E3 keynotes have come and gone, leaving video game fans waiting months (or more) to get their hands on the games they’ve drooled over this week. While I haven't spent much time playing video games lately – I spent more time watching all five major addresses (Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Sony and Nintendo) ...

Nintendo at E3 2014: Zelda, Smash Bros., Captain Toad and More

Nintendo at E3 2014: Zelda, Smash Bros., Captain Toad and More

Nintendo held its special ‘Digital Event’ for E3 2014 on Tuesday – forgoing a traditional press conference again in favor of a pre-recorded video. The segment was packed full of new video games, details and announcements, so if you happened to miss all the excitement – here’s a breakdown of everything the iconic ...

Nintendo to Develop New Consoles for Emerging Markets

Nintendo to Develop New Consoles for Emerging Markets

  Nintendo, the Japanese video-game company struggling to win over consumers with its latest generation of consoles, plans to expand in emerging markets with new devices starting next year. The Kyoto-based company will develop completely new game machines for emerging markets rather than sell cheaper versions of ...

Nintendo Posts Third Straight Year of Financial Loss

Nintendo Posts Third Straight Year of Financial Loss

Nintendo's reported a staggering loss of $456 million for the past financial year. The blame is being laid squarely at its relatively young console, the Wii U. Sales have slowed significantly: Nintendo sold 2.72 million Wii Us in the last twelve months. (Running totals for the Xbox One and PS4: five and seven million, ...

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, ...