Yesterday, news that the Wii’s successor was going to be announced at E3 was leaked. With that we didn’t really get a lot of specifics on the console itself but today we heard some more about what might be.
When it comes to the Wii there has been one common complaint among gamers, the system does not do HD. Rumors swirling around this morning are pointing to signs of a new HD gaming system from Nintendo.
The 3DS isn’t out yet, but Nintendo has reasons to believe that it is already twice as successful as the Wii. Colin Sebastian of Lazard Capital Markets has seen Nintendo’s data and points to the U.S. preorders as doubling that of the Wii’s when it launched.
The 3DS is nearing its Japan’s launch date, and we are a little over a month away from being graced by its 3-D presence as well on March 27. As such Nintendo saw fit to reveal it’s full launch day lineup along with the official price of $39.99 for first-party games. Here’s what we can expect.
It only took them 2 years to do it, but Nintendo’s WiiWare games are finally getting demoes. Now you don’t have to commit however many Nintendo points to see if this or that WiiWare game is any good. There are some caveats though.
Tired of having to take off the Wii Motion Plus when you want to play Guitar Hero or the Wii Zapper? Fret not, because Eurogamer (via 1UP) has spotted what is called the Wii Remote Plus on the box art for the upcoming Wii Motion Plus required, Wii game FlingSmash at Gamestop’s websites. According to the box art, the Wii Remote Plus will be bundled in with the game like the old Wii Remotes are with Wii Play.
Feeling a little bit left out since they weren’t part of GamesCom festivities, Nintendo decided to step into the spotlight and… announce some release dates. Take a look:
Nintendo today announced their first quarter financials and things didn’t look so good for the Big N. On the plus side they did announce a number of release dates for hotly anticipated hardware and software in their second quarter forecast.
When Nintendo makes a mainline, non-sports related Mario title, one thing has almost always been a certainty. It’s not a sequel. At least not in the classical, “more of the same, but more awesome” sense. When Nintendo announced Super Mario Galaxy 2, many feared that Nintendo has finally fallen into the sequel trap. Thankfully, that’s not entirely the case.