Nintendo’s Advertising Seems to Have Improved with the Switch

There are several attributes that lead to the success or failure of a product. As much as we condemn hype culture in gaming, it is still an element that is essential in developing interest in a product. It leads to consumers indulging in measures that allow for the gauging of interest and potential success thanksContinue reading “Nintendo’s Advertising Seems to Have Improved with the Switch”

The Nintendo Switch is Exciting and Forward-Thinking

Nintendo finally revealed their “NX” console this morning, now officially known as the Nintendo Switch. The Japanese company has certainly had their missteps with hardware in recent memory. Most people agree that Nintendo are great game designers, but lack a solid grasp on what players want from their consoles. There’s no doubt that they areContinue reading “The Nintendo Switch is Exciting and Forward-Thinking”

Nintendo Unveils Temple of Time Scenery for Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Since its big showing at E3 this year, Nintendo fans have been clamouring for more footage of The Legend of Zelda’s newest installment, Breath of the Wild. Well, Nintendo has answered with a new clip featuring the Temple of Time. The 36-second clip shared on Nintendo’s Facebook page this morning gives excited fans a lookContinue reading “Nintendo Unveils Temple of Time Scenery for Zelda: Breath of the Wild”

Nintendo Plans to have All Major IP on NX ASAP

Nintendo doesn’t plan on seeing the NX go the way of the Wii U, with reports from MCV stating that all three of Nintendo’s major IP will launch within six months of the NX’s March release. Meaning that in addition to the confirmed NX launch of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario and PokémonContinue reading “Nintendo Plans to have All Major IP on NX ASAP”

Why the (Alleged) NX Could be Great for Nintendo

Eurogamer has reported that the Nintendo NX will be a portable console, with detachable controller sections, and will also use cartridges rather than discs, as is the norm with Nintendo handhelds. This information, however, has come from unverified, anonymous sources, and therefore should not be considered as factual, until officially verified or announced by Nintendo. Effectively, this isContinue reading “Why the (Alleged) NX Could be Great for Nintendo”

Ubisoft Announces Just Dance 2017

Just Dance 2017 is coming to the Nintendo NX, Xbox One, Wii U, and Playstation 4. No songs for it have been announced yet, but “Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen was playing during the announcement, so that song could be in the game. It will presumably be coming out later this year, if theContinue reading “Ubisoft Announces Just Dance 2017”

“New Consoles Are Imminent” Says GameStop COO

Today at the GameStop Investor/Analyst Day briefing in Texas, Chief Operating Officer Tony Bartel reported that the launch of some next generation consoles could be coming “imminently.” According to Bartel, this could bring “new growth for the company.” Bartel, who knew more than he revealed, voiced his excitement about the introduction of the technology in theContinue reading ““New Consoles Are Imminent” Says GameStop COO”

Nintendo Denies Wii U Production Cancellation

Very recently a rumor floated about that production of the Wii U was going to cease by the end of 2016. This rumor was initiated and published by prominent Japanese publication known as Nikkei. It turns out, at least according to a Nintendo representative, that this rumor is false. According to a new report on Famitsu, a representativeContinue reading “Nintendo Denies Wii U Production Cancellation”

Rumor: Bandai Namco Working on NX Titles, Smash Bros. at Launch

We don’t normally report on rumors, but this one may have some credibility, and if nothing else, makes an interesting discussion topic with its possibility. Analyst and consultant Dr. Serkan Toto of Japan tweeted earlier today that Bandai Namco is working on multiple titles for Nintendo’s new console, codenamed “NX”. He also said that SmashContinue reading “Rumor: Bandai Namco Working on NX Titles, Smash Bros. at Launch”

The Nintendo NX Expected to Ship 10-12 Million Units in 2016

According to Digitimes, the Nintendo NX is expected to enter production during the first fiscal quarter of 2016 and ship out about 10 to 12 million units during the second quarter. Foxconn Electronics has been selected to produce the console, reportedly, but would not comment as to whether or not the report is accurate. “The newContinue reading “The Nintendo NX Expected to Ship 10-12 Million Units in 2016”

Nintendo's Current Trends and Impact on NX

Nintendo has a console buried deep in the vaults of their headquarters over in Kyoto, Japan. Its codename is the Nintendo NX, and it was mentioned ever so slightly to get people talking. As such, gaming enthusiast websites have taken it upon themselves to speculate heavily about this device, its features and its potential gimmicks. Personally,Continue reading “Nintendo's Current Trends and Impact on NX”

Nintendo’s Current Trends and Impact on NX

Nintendo has a console buried deep in the vaults of their headquarters over in Kyoto, Japan. Its codename is the Nintendo NX, and it was mentioned ever so slightly to get people talking. As such, gaming enthusiast websites have taken it upon themselves to speculate heavily about this device, its features and its potential gimmicks. Personally,Continue reading “Nintendo’s Current Trends and Impact on NX”