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Nintendo Next Gen Console Coming: Codename NX
Like most people my age, the original ‘Mario’ games have a massive appeal, both when they were released back in the day, and today as retro classics. Again, like most people, I was more than a tad annoyed at Nintendo’s decision not to advance their business model into the mobile... Read more
Nintendo Games Coming To Mobiles & Tablets
As a gamer, I freely admit that I have longed to see Nintendo games available to download via an App Store. I don’t even care which App Store that may be. Now, however, is a red letter day in the Nintendo calendar as the Japanese gaming giant has officially... Read more
Steam Starts Region Locking Games After Low Currency Exploits
Even though Steam regularly offers deals and sales for digital games, some people are not happy with the prices and head over to third party key sellers, for cheaper prices. It looks like Steam is not happy with these key sales from other regions, taking thousands of digital keys... Read more
Duck Hunt is Coming Back on Christmas Day!
If you’d like to get a little bit of nostalgia for Christmas this year and you own a Nintendo Wii U, you’ll be able to purchase/download the classic Nintendo game Duck Hunt through the Wii virtual console. Techbeat reported some months ago that the classic game would be rereleased, but... Read more
Duck Hunt is Coming to the Wii U
The first video game I can remember playing is Duck Hunt on the original Nintendo (NES) System. I remember it like it was yesterday, probably because Duck Hunt was a game I played with my grandmother and we made a lot of memories while playing it. More than anything, though, I... Read more
An Open World Zelda Game is Coming To Wii U
Of all of the video games I’ve played throughout my life, The Legend of Zelda games really stand out. I’ve pretty much enjoyed every Zelda game I’ve played, from the Ocarina of Time to even some gamer’s nightmare The Wind Waker. The storyline, mixed with the awesome gameplay and the great graphics,... Read more
Nintendo Wants You To Create New Mario Levels!
I have many fond memories of playing Super Mario Bros. when I was a kid. Sadly, I don’t recall ever beating the original, as I think I was always bested by Bowser. I have better memories of playing the third Mario installment – to this day I think I’d... Read more
Nintendo Slashes Profit Forecast Due To Weak Wii Sales
Old school gaming giant, Nintendo, has drastically cut its profit forecast pointing the finger to weaker than expected sales of its new Wii U console.  The Japanese company has said it now expects to make an operating loss of 35bn yen for the year end, this is against a previous... Read more
EA Has No Titles in Development for Wii U
Nintendo’s Wii U already had a hard time claiming a significant market share when facing such tough competition from Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation. The last thing it needed then was a stab in the back from what was supposed to be one of its strongest partners: Electronic Arts.... Read more
Wii U Sales Steady at End of Year
As consumers move from gaming consoles to smartphones and tablets, gaming companies have to get creative to keep making money. Nintendo says the Wii U sales were steady at the end of 2012. Nintendo had its first year of an operating loss and is hoping that the Wii U... Read more
What’s Up With the Nintendo Wii U?
Nintendo just launched the new Wii U with the same goal as its predecessor: to appeal to everyone from 9 to 90.  Sales have fallen for game consoles, mainly because everyone who wants one already has it.  They can also play their favorite games on their iPhone, tablet or... Read more