It’s amazing what power in numbers can do, especially when it comes to the gaming world. For those of you who have been keeping track with the Xbox One, you will know that it wasn’t long ago that Microsoft announced that the previous DRM policies would be lifted, which was great news for those who… Continue reading Unlocking gaming regions through social media
Gamers around the world gathered to watch coverage from the annual Electronic Entertainment Exposition (E3) in Los Angeles last week. The expo has been hosted annually since 1995 and been the most popular video game event for years. Every couple of years, big name developers like Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft unveil the next generation of… Continue reading Social media and U: how Nintendo is connecting the masses through social networking
If you’re interested in gaming or anything technology-related, you most likely have your eyes set on E3 this June. The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is the must-attend event of the year, especially if you’re a company looking to target gamers and investors. However, attendance at these trade shows is diminishing. Social media is taking hold… Continue reading Is social media responsible for less E3 involvement?
The vast majority of Microsoft Xbox users have known that May 21st was likely the date that the next generation of their console would be revealed. Now, it’s finally official. Invitations were sent out today to the media, most of whom had already been publishing the speculations of the special event on the 21st. This… Continue reading In case you missed it, the new Xbox will be revealed May 21
Nintendo ushered in the era of modern console gaming with its first and second generation systems. Their history since then has been up and down as it fights with their primary competitors, the Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox systems, to stay relevant. Things turned for the worse with the introduction of the Gamecube, clearly inferior… Continue reading Nintendo needs a complete strategy shift or they’ll die by 2015
Sony started teasing a big event that they’ll be hosting on February 20th. Much of the blogosphere is buzzing that it may be the announcement of the PlayStation 4. If so, this could be the move that Sony has needed to make for a while. It isn’t that the old platform is outdated. At just… Continue reading Is the PlayStation 4 coming February 20th?
Just because the Wii U launched last week doesn’t mean the Wii is dead. In fact, three of them were sold for every Wii U consoles. Nintendo announced that they sold 1.2 million hardware units last week. Over 400k were the new kid on the block (pictured above) but it’s ancient predecessor held its own… Continue reading Original Wii still selling strong on its 6th holiday season
It’s hard to tell who the video was made for or what its message is supposed to be, but we get to see a little of the Wii U in action in this video from E3. They are trying to be cute. They are trying to be funny. They are trying to show off some… Continue reading Wii U zombie skit shows it in action, but doesn’t show the action
Out of the gate, I should say I realize that comparing Nintendo and Apple is odd. One is a gaming company, the other a general purpose computing and software company. What’s more, while Apple recently introduced a software upgrade, Nintendo announced new hardware in the form of the Wii U. So what possible good could… Continue reading How Nintendo just “out-Appled” Apple