Famitsu Readers Voted On The Most Memorable Games On Each Nintendo Platform

Famitsu held a poll with its readers on what they felt were the most memorable games on each Nintendo platform. The poll included 2,921 ballots. If you want to see the results, they're down below. Famicom 10. Kirby’s Adventure - 60 votes 9. Final Fantasy III - 69 votes 8. Earthbound - 72 votes 7. … Continue reading Famitsu Readers Voted On The Most Memorable Games On Each Nintendo Platform

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Nintendo Is Making A Cheap New Console For Emerging Markets

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced last night that the company is busy developing a cheap new console for emerging markets such as India and China. The console could be seen as early as next year, though as expected, details are fairly scarce. Iwata told Bloomberg, “We want to make new things, with new thinking rather than … Continue reading Nintendo Is Making A Cheap New Console For Emerging Markets

EA: The Death Of Console Gaming Is ‘Very Premature’

In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Electronic Arts chief operating officer Peter Moore said the death of console gaming is 'very premature.' Moore acknowledges that the console business makes up for more than half of EA's business, and he thinks that although playing video games on mobile platforms is becoming increasingly popular, people still enjoy … Continue reading EA: The Death Of Console Gaming Is ‘Very Premature’

Redesigned, Mini Wii Console Launching Next Month?

According to an internal release schedule from a "major retailer," another redesigned Wii will soon be released. The Wii Mini console is supposedly launching next month, on December 7th. As its name suggests, the rumored console is said to be compact and will be bundled with a Sensor Bar, Nunchuk and a Wii Remote Plus … Continue reading Redesigned, Mini Wii Console Launching Next Month?

Nintendo’s Brand-New Wii U Console Officially Launches In The U.S.

Today marks the release of the first new video game console in six years. Nintendo's Wii U has finally launched in the U.S. The new console boasts full HD graphics and a unique controller called the Wii U GamePad, which hosts a wide variety of features, including a traditional gaming layout, motion controls, a microphone, … Continue reading Nintendo’s Brand-New Wii U Console Officially Launches In The U.S.

Wii U Has The Second Most Retail Launch Titles Of Any Video Game System

There are 27 confirmed retail launch titles for Wii U, including Nintendo Land, New Super Mario Bros. U, Scribblenauts Unlimited and ZombiU, which makes the upcoming console the platform with the most retail launch games after the PlayStation 2, which launched in 2000 with 29 titles. For the sake of comparison, Wii launched with 22 … Continue reading Wii U Has The Second Most Retail Launch Titles Of Any Video Game System

Sony: It’s Too Early To Talk About The End Of This Console Generation

Although the Wii and PlayStation 3 released roughly six years ago, Shuhei Yoshida, the president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, says it's too early to talk about the end of the current generation of video game consoles. However, Nintendo will be launching the first next generation video game console, the Wii U, on November … Continue reading Sony: It’s Too Early To Talk About The End Of This Console Generation

Upcoming Console Game To Mark The Very First Interaction Between Disney & Pixar Characters

Although Pixar is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Pictures, the two studios' characters have never interacted with one another; however, that is about to change. Disney Interactive is working on a brand-new console video game, which is code-named "Toy Box." The upcoming project will star characters from Disney as well as Pixar, which means they will … Continue reading Upcoming Console Game To Mark The Very First Interaction Between Disney & Pixar Characters

Nintendo Unleashes The Brand-New Wii U In Exactly One Month

In exactly one month from today, Nintendo will release its forthcoming console. The Wii U launches November 18th in North America. On this day, consumers who haven't pre-ordered the new console can purchase Wii U Basic and/or Deluxe Sets from retailers across the continent. The Wii U then releases in Europe, Australia and New Zealand … Continue reading Nintendo Unleashes The Brand-New Wii U In Exactly One Month

Business Insider: ‘Wii U Is The Most Fun We’ve Ever Had With Console Gaming’

U.S. business and entertainment news website Business Insider's editors say Wii U is the most fun they've ever had with console gaming. After trying several Wii U game demos, editor Dylon Love says his favorite game is Mario Chase, which is one of 12 Nintendo Land attractions. "I've had relatively limited experience with console video … Continue reading Business Insider: ‘Wii U Is The Most Fun We’ve Ever Had With Console Gaming’