It’s Nintendo’s turn in the spotlight, and I’m sure the moment many have long awaited. Today we see the long rumored, even longer awaited unveiling of Nintendo’s HD console. There’s nothing more I can say to build the tensio so let’s start the show!
Right now it’s a little after 2am, I’ve been up late playing Minecraft and it looks like it’s great I was still up. Why you may ask? Well, a little while ago Nintendo confirmed they have a new console launching next year.
This morning was the morning a lot of gamers were waiting for. Capcom finally released Mega Man X on the Wii Virtual Console.
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.
Nintendo’s iconic Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk™ controllers are getting a new look, just in time for the holidays. Ever since the Wii™ system launched in November 2006, the controllers have been available only in white. On Nov. 16, Nintendo introduces new black versions.
Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter doesn’t expect a new hardware cycle to begin before 2013.
Analysis of US sales data released by the NPD Group has revealed that PS3 now has a higher software tie ratio than Wii. As of March 2009 PS3’s tie ratio – average number of units of software per console owner – was 6.5, ahead of Wii’s 6.2 tie ratio, according to Gamasutra.