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Online Cross Platform Gaming: Is It Time?

So while looking around for news recently, I spotted a bit that really caught my attention out at IGN. Essentially, it was an opinion piece calling for the removal of the various borders that separate gamers, and allow players who...

Cheap Games, Or, Nintendo's New Comeback Plan

There will be some who object to that headline, noting that—as LL Cool J was once famously heard to remark—Nintendo can't have a comeback, as it's been here for years. In that sense, they would have a point, but Nintendo...

The Legend of Zelda: Netflix Version?

Most of us, I think, can point to one video game or another that was turned into a movie or television show that never should have had that particular privilege. Most of us likely remember the cruel prank the universe...

Are There Too Many Game Deals?

I have to admit, I spent much of the Christmas weekend perusing the various deals that came up on Xbox 360, and considering the idea that the Xbox One's promotional price was about to expire with the coming weekend. But...

We Now Join Nintendo's Next Console Already in Progress

While there were some reports of a largely pessimistic nature, suggesting that, maybe, Nintendo was realizing the whole Wii U thing was turning into a disaster almost from launch day and thus was planning its next console release, the reports...

One in Four Games Sold as Digital Download?

We all knew that digital game sales were catching on, and while we all likewise knew that digital game sales had plenty of problems associated with them, a new report from The NPD Group suggests that digital game sales have...

How GameLock is Shaking Up the Used Game Market

Used games are a wonderful thing; they give budget-minded gamers a chance to enjoy the good stuff at a substantially reduced cost, though sometimes it can take a bit of patience to get hands on just that right title as...

Sony Has No Clue Why The PS4 Sold So Well

There's an old saying that, while failure is an excellent teacher, success has few lessons. While this isn't exactly the case—success often has lessons to teach for those who want to repeat it—sometimes the lessons of success are just a...

A New Nintendo Game System--A Mixed Blessing?

About a month ago, word started emerging about a whole new breed of system for Nintendo. It was a strange idea, but the word continued to circulate that Nintendo was indeed planning a whole new next-gen title just as the...

Why Nintendo's Not Out of the Console War Yet

It's the first weekday after E3, and we're all still just a little glassy-eyed. And why not? A host of new developments came out, huge packs of new games were shown off, and all around, there was joy for gamers...

E3 2014: So What About Nintendo?

Over the last two days, we've had a look at Microsoft's press conference, and we've done likewise for Sony, and the end result seems to be a bit on the inconclusive side. But despite some of the commentary out in...

A Nintendo News Round-Up Shows Nintendo Has A Serious Battle Plan

Nintendo has been a big part of the news in recent days, with its sales numbers and net losses making some wonder how long before a big old “for sale” sign is hanging on the Mushroom Kingdom proper. But several...

Can Nintendo Solve Its Problems By Opening Up Its Vaults of History?

  Yesterday, the news looked pretty bleak for Nintendo. The incredibly slim number of Wii U consoles sold looked like an obituary for a company that started a lot of gamers down the path of staying indoors and having most...

Trouble for Nintendo as New Numbers Emerge

The word came out just recently about Nintendo's sales and profit figures, and the word sounded like a disaster the second it hit. While earlier word suggested profits afoot for Nintendo in its fiscal year, the newest reports hit like...

Only On Ouya: Can Exclusives Give Ouya An Edge?

The Ouya was a game platform that seems to be comprised of one part great idea and one part less than sound execution. News about the platform has been slim on the ground of late, but a new item has...

Why The Wii U Could Be The Indie Developer Console of Choice

We've heard about indie development quite a bit when it comes to gaming. The PC has probably been the ultimate destination for same for some time going back as far as the days of shareware and game modding. Mobile devices...

Wii U Debut Beating PlayStation 4's In Japan

That's a statement right there that would act like a brick to most anyone's temple, but the reports suggest it is indeed the case. While the PlayStation 4 is having a field day over most of the planet, and likely...

Nintendo: The Healthy Game Maker?

Things have not been good for Nintendo of late, and that's almost a bit of an understatement. With rivals Sony and Microsoft trouncing the daylights out of the company on shelves and Nintendo itself seen regularly apologizing to gamers over...

Nintendo May Be On To Something

Admittedly, this generation of the console wars has not been kind to Nintendo. The Wii U has been regularly underperforming. Put against the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, the Wii U is barely even in the same sport, let...

Is Nintendo's Past the Secret to Its Future?

It's been bantered around quite a bit lately, about just what Nintendo “should do.” It's faced with impressive losses, and losing a lot of ground in the newest round of the console wars, thanks to increasing competition from rivals Microsoft...

PlayStation 4 Launches Tonight, But Where Does It Go From Here?

It's been a night that many out there have been looking forward to since June or so. A night that some have been actively planning to avoid, and a night that for some will come at an undetermined day sometime...

Asda and Bethesda May Make Two Much Trouble For Wii U

Sometimes, the strangest news comes from the confluence of two separate news items. That may be the case with a double shot of news about the Wii U, one slightly old, the other comparatively new, and both adding up to...

Nintendo Recovers To Net Profit, But For How Long?

Some great news landed for Nintendo recently, but at the same time, the news was underscored by a bit of a hit for the company, and one that may have some considering Nintendo's long-term viability as it relates to being...

The Only Thing To Fear In Gaming Is Fear Itself

There is a growing concern these days over exclusionary behavior in the gaming market. Given the state of the last several years, it's really not surprising that such factioning behavior would take place, but in some ways, it's actually hurting...

Nintendo's Future Now All About The Games

No matter what you may have to say about Nintendo--and there's certainly plenty that could be said in any direction--but it must be said that Nintendo is rapidly getting a handle on what it's going to need to survive. And...
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