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October 30, 2013

How Do Wii U's Sales Compare to Nintendo's Past Consoles? WiiU3DSWiiDSGC

by Neal Ronaghan - 2:54 pm PDT
Total comments: 21

We compare the Wii U's opening months to the 3DS, Wii, GameCube, Nintendo 64, and DS. 

The latest financial report from Nintendo regarding the Wii U isn't too uplifting. From the system's launch in late November 2012 to the end of September 2013, the Wii U moved 3.91 million consoles. In the past six months, only 460,000 consoles have sold. Even the Wii sold more over the past six months.

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October 24, 2013

Running on Cylinders GCWiiWiiU

by Nicholas Bray - 4:00 pm PDT
Total comments: 3

Time to catch up with the blue blur.

Recently I have been playing through the latest Sonic game, Sonic Lost World for the Wii U. Leading up to the release one of my concerns was, how well would Sonic control this time around? Thankfully, the answer is, quite well.

Before I get into my thoughts on Lost World, lets wind the clock back... Read more...

October 23, 2013

How Nintendo Does Freemium Business 3DS

by Minoru Yamaizumi - 3:45 pm PDT
Total comments: 1

Why is the Darumeshi Sports Shop owner an Osaka-dialect-speaking Dalmatian?

Until recently many said that Nintendo, focusing only on retail and downloadable digital games at the time, would not be able to survive in the age of the online micro-transaction business model. However, very popular DLC in Fire Emblem Awakening and other recent Nintendo games have proven Nintendo... Read more...

October 15, 2013

Upcoming Games, Retro Tourneys, Eiji Aonuma Make Nintendo's New York Comic Con Showing Great WiiU3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 1:48 pm PDT
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For the second year in a row, Nintendo kills it at New York Comic Con.

Nintendo once again put together a pleasant showing to New York Comic Con, which was made even stronger by the fact that Microsoft and Sony with their fancy new consoles were nowhere to be seen. A month away from the next generation, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 were absent from the New York Comic Con show floor. Mario, Zelda, Wii U, and 3DS, though, were all over the place.

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