Breath Of The Wild May Be Smoother In Handheld Mode

Those previewing Breath of the Wild at certain events have complained of the game's lacklustre frame rate and occasional stuttering. However, GameXplain may have just discovered the secret. Their comparison video suggests that Breath of the Wild actually runs more smoothly in the Switch's handheld mode. This could be because the docked game runs at 900p, … Continue reading Breath Of The Wild May Be Smoother In Handheld Mode

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Top 5 Worldwide Grossing Handheld Games 2015

https://twitter.com/ZhugeEX/status/714881298637189122?lang=en Data analytics firm App Annie has published its Top 5 Worldwide Grossing Portable Games, by Platform, 2015. What you're probably most interested in is the best-selling handheld games. These are Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Monster Hunter X, The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D, Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team/White Dog Squad and finally Pokemon … Continue reading Top 5 Worldwide Grossing Handheld Games 2015

This Handy Chart Shows The Decline Of The Dedicated Handheld Market In The West

3DS 2014 PSP 2008 NDS 2008 January 97 230 251 February 153 243 587 March 159 297 698 April 106 193 415 May 97 182 452 June 152 337 783 July 108 222 608 August 91 253 518 September 141 238 537 October 138 193 491 November 515 421 1570 December 1020 3040 Through November … Continue reading This Handy Chart Shows The Decline Of The Dedicated Handheld Market In The West

The Verge Declares The PlayStation Vita The Best Handheld Gaming System

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQVMZ_ooFnU The Verge has gone against the grain and declared Sony's ill-fated PlayStation Vita as the best handheld gaming system money can currently buy. The PlayStation Vita was put against the Nintendo 3DS, Apple's iPad Mini, and Google's Nexus 9. There's a number of reasons why they opted for the PlayStation Vita including Remote Play, … Continue reading The Verge Declares The PlayStation Vita The Best Handheld Gaming System

UK Handheld Market Is Down By Almost A Third During Black Friday

MCV is reporting that sales of the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 went through the roof on Black Friday in the United Kingdom. The publication neglects to mention Wii U which presumably means it didn't fare anywhere near as well as the other two consoles. What's interesting is the publication reports that the handheld market … Continue reading UK Handheld Market Is Down By Almost A Third During Black Friday

Nintendo: ‘Wii U GamePad Has All The Functions Of A Handheld’

The Wii U GamePad has "all the functions of a handheld," according to Nintendo. The new controller boasts several features, including a 6.2 inch touchscreen, traditional button controls, two analog sticks, a front-facing camera, a microphone, stereo speakers, motion control and rumble support. Unlike handhelds, however, the Wii U GamePad is not a portable; people … Continue reading Nintendo: ‘Wii U GamePad Has All The Functions Of A Handheld’

iOS Developer: “The iPad Mini Could Be One Of The Final Nails In The Coffin” To The Handheld Market

According to iOS developer Supercell's general manager, Greg Harper, the growing tablet market poses a serious threat to Nintendo 3DS and Sony's PlayStation Vita. Harper believes that the rumored iPad Mini is a clear step toward an inevitable failure of the handheld market. “That [handheld] market seems in trouble to me. The iPad mini could … Continue reading iOS Developer: “The iPad Mini Could Be One Of The Final Nails In The Coffin” To The Handheld Market

Cnet: iPhone “Getting Awfully Close” To Trump PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS’ Hardware

According to Cnet Senior Editor Scott Stein, even though it still lacks built-in physical buttons and analog sticks, the recently released iPhone 5 is the best gaming phone. Stein believes the iPhone is "getting awfully close" to trump the hardware of both the PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS. Stein also claims that gamers may hate … Continue reading Cnet: iPhone “Getting Awfully Close” To Trump PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS’ Hardware

Nintendo 3DS: 3DS The Biggest Nintendo Handheld Product Since 2004

Nintendo have stated that their forthcoming 3DS gaming console will be the company's biggest handheld product since it launched the original Nintendo DS in 2004. “We have ideas of what we want to bring to the consumer that we can’t do with the current DS model", Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime said in an interview yesterday. “The Nintendo 3DS … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS: 3DS The Biggest Nintendo Handheld Product Since 2004