All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nintendo’

Were There Really This Many NES Games?

Following the video game crash of 1983, Nintendo came onto the scene with the NES in 1985. Everybody wanted a piece of it and publishers began putting out hundreds upon hundreds of games for the console. By the end of the system’s life in 1994, there were 709 titles with an additional 113 unlicensed titles released for the NES. So, …

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Nintendo May Be Already Working On Next-Gen Hardware [Rumor]

Late last week, Nintendo admitted that the Wii U is a flop. Unless the company can turn it around, it looks like the company will have another Gamecube on its hands for the next few years. While the company is actively investigating methods to turn things around, one rumor out today says that the company may already be working on …

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Nintendo Isn’t Going To Pull A Sega Anytime Soon

It’s safe to say at this point that the Wii U is a flop. Unless Nintendo can figure something out in 2014, it may even end up doing worse than the Gamecube. The company acknowledged this last week when it updated its financial forecast for FY 2013 by decreasing the number of Wii U units it was expecting to sell …

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The Wii U Didn’t Do So Well In 2013

In 2012, Nintendo launched the Wii U to a lot of excitement and stellar day one sales. After that, things went downhill fast. The company has tried to turn it around in 2013 with bundles and price drops, but it looks like it still wasn’t enough. In its financial forecast for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2014, Nintendo …

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These Are The Jobs Of Bravely Default

After high school or college, the first thing you’re told is to “get a job.” That’s easier said than done for a lot of people these days. If only you could hit a button and suddenly find yourself proficient in the dark arts or the art of throwing a ninja star into a dragon’s face. Well, it’s not the real …

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Nintendo Announces 3DS Game Launch Dates

The Nintendo 3DS is the console to beat this hardware generation as the handheld is continuing to see strong sales thanks to a never ending deluge of quality game releases. It helped Nintendo rake in the dough last year, and it sees 2014 as an equally exciting year for 3DS owners. Nintendo announced today that it has four 3DS games …

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Dr. Luigi Trailer Proves His PhD Is Just As Good As Mario’s

For over two decades now, Mario has been a practicing physician thanks to the popular Dr. Mario series. Over the years, Mario has waved his doctorate over Luigi’s head as a sign of his superiority. After years of medical school, Luigi has emerged with his own doctorate to finally show his brother that he’s just as good at busting viruses. …

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Bravely Default Demo Headlines This Week’s Nintendo Download

During the last Nintendo Direct of 2012, Nintendo announced that it would be releasing a demo for the much anticipated Bravely Default. Now, that wouldn’t be much cause for celebration except that the demo features an exclusive side quest that’s not in the full game. The demo was promised to us at the beginning of the year, and that promise …

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Wii Fit U Heads To Retail On January 10

In early November, Nintendo released Wii Fit U on the Nintendo eShop with a 30 day free trial for those who already owned a Wii balance board. To make the deal even sweeter, anybody who purchased a Wii Fit U Fit Meter for $20 would be able to upgrade the trial to the full game and keep it forever. For …

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Wii U Gamepad Hacked To Work On A PC

The second screen experience isn’t just for home consoles anymore. For the past few years, Nvidia has been pushing a second screen experience on the PC with support for tablets and its own Shield handheld device. Now some intrepid hackers have taken one of the very best second screen accessories and brought it to the PC. At the recent Chaos …

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Nintendo eShop Back Up, Pokemon Bank Still Delayed

On the night before Christmas, Nintendo got the worst kind of present – widespread reports of its Wii U and 3DS eShops being down for many of its users. It only got worse as the days went on as the holiday rush of new 3DS and Wii U consoles trying to access Nintendo’s network crippled the servers. In response, Nintendo …

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Nintendo eShop Going Down For Repairs At 4 P.M.

On Christmas morning, you woke up to find a new 3DS or Wii U under the Christmas tree. You took your new console out and were just giddy with excitement over all the fun you’d be having. Well, you were giddy until you realized that Nintendo’s online services were being crushed by the holiday rush. Now you’re going to have …

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