Technological advances in gaming show no signs of stopping. With that said, I understand the need for such things as RAM and storage space. In the case of the latter, if a video game console does not have enough of it, chances are that consumers are going to blow right past it. Seeing as how… Continue reading PlayStation 4: Is 12G Truly Necessary?
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
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
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
When the economy starts showing an ominous downward spiral, companies begin to cut jobs, wages start to decrease, the expressions on most business analysts’ faces seem to oscillate from grave to somber, and then you know that an economic recession has finally hit home. However, when exactly the current spell or financial despair began enveloping… Continue reading How is the recession treating the IT industry?
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
Well, it’s certainly about time. Nintendo has confirmed that the rumoured ‘Project Café‘ – the whispered-of successor to the rapidly-aging Wii – will be playable at E3, and on shelves in 2012. Sporting a 6-inch touchscreen on each controller, Project Café’s aim is allegedly to bring more freedom to the concept of the home console,… Continue reading Wii successor set to take E3 by storm
Kotaku is reporting that Nintendo might be dialing up the awesome (finally) in preparation to debut a new console this year at E3 – a console that will apparently leapfrog both the Xbox 360 and PS3 in performance. And that wouldn’t be half bad – while the Wii was a smash hit upon its debut,… Continue reading New Nintendo console in June? It’s about time