June 23, 2014

Is Open World Enough for Zelda? WiiWiiU3DS

by Aaron Edwards - 7:47 am PDT
Total comments: 32

The new Zelda game on Wii U will have an open world. Is that all the franchise needs to do to truly evolve?

E3 2014 has come and gone, and with it we've received news of a new open world Zelda title. A fresh entry in the Zelda series is always exciting, but the announcement of this new direction holds many exciting prospects. The question, however, is how can Nintendo's star franchise stay relevant in a... Read more...

June 20, 2014

The Delightful Surprise of Nintendo's E3 2014 Show WiiU3DS

by Neal Ronaghan - 1:00 pm PDT
Total comments: 2

For the first time in a few years, Nintendo dazzled with plenty of variety and surprises at E3.

My major complaints about Nintendo's E3 showings in 2012 and 2013 were focused on a lack of surprise. There's more to it, but when it comes down to it, I look forward to seeing what game companies are creating that I didn't expect. In 2012, the biggest surprise game reveal was Nintendo Land. In 2013,... Read more...

June 17, 2014

Is Amiibo Nintendo's Next e-Reader? GBAWiiU

by Neal Ronaghan - 4:57 pm PDT
Total comments: 18

Nintendo is attempting toys-to-life games in a far different way than Skylanders and Disney Infinity.

By the end of 2014, Nintendo, Activision, and Disney will be embroiled in a war that spans gaming and action figures. Much like the great plastic instrument wars of the late 2000s, the ongoing toys-to-life war is about to get even more contested with Nintendo joining the battle by launcing Amiibo later this year. However, their concept for their figures is way different than what the others have already done.


June 6, 2014

Nintendo Needs Another Revolution

by Justin Berube - 4:58 pm PDT
Total comments: 3

Ten years ago, something special was brewing within Nintendo.

Ten years ago, Nintendo started a revolution that paved the way for some of their best-selling systems of all time. At E3 2004, Nintendo held what can easily be considered their best press conference ever. The GameCube was clearly struggling and the company promised to talk about a new dual screen handheld device.

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