Posts Tagged ‘Wii U’
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Nintendo NX Will “Avoid” Issues That Plagued 3DS and Wii U

by Todd Blackon July 3, 2015
Launching a video game console or handheld is not as easy as just putting it out there to sell. You need to test the console and its features, you need to ensure the games work for it, you need to make sure you advertise, and that gamers have a reason to buy your product. For Nintendo, […]
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Nintendo’s “Secrecy” in Regards to NX Revealed

by Todd Blackon June 27, 2015
Nintendo is a lot of things, but rarely are they too secretive. They’ll hold back information for a better time, but usually we get an inkling of what to expect from them. In regards to their upcoming new console, codenamed NX, we don’t have much at all. We do know that it’s intended to be a […]

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Special Super Smash Bros. Presentation Coming June 14th

by Todd Blackon June 9, 2015
Nintendo revealed today that a special Super Smash Bros. Presentation will air on June 14th at 7:40 PT. The special event for Super Smash Bros. is happening before Nintendo’s big digital event on Tuesday. The timing of this is not coincidental, as that’s the day that Lucas will be brought into the game via purchasable DLC. […]

Splatoon Gets New Modes, Map, and Weapon DLC Tonight

by Todd Blackon June 1, 2015
Many have wondered how Splatoon could survive with only a few maps, weapons, modes, etc. Well the answer was always there, Nintendo was going to release new modes, and maps, and other excellent things via free DLC. Today, squeezed into a micro Nintendo Direct, Nintendo revealed the first batch of DLC that you’ll actually be able to […]


Project Cars Not Coming to Wii U?

by Todd Blackon May 27, 2015
Project Cars has a very interesting development history, it’s goal was ambitious, so much so that it had to be delayed numerous times in order to satisfy developer Slightly Mad Studios vision of it. But, it is out now, and most agree it’s really good. However, there is one thing it’s lacking, a Wii U […]
Splatoon Global Testfire

Splatoon Global Testfire Has Misfire

by Todd Blackon May 24, 2015
Say what you will about Nintendo, they’re truly putting all they have into their newest IP Splatoon. They’ve had numerous news updates on it, had a dedicated Nintendo Direct on it, and they’ve had open-beta playing sessions to test out both the game and the online capabilities via sessions called the Global Testfire. They had […]


Splatoon Hands-On Preview

by Todd Blackon May 18, 2015
Roughly a week ago, Nintendo did what they called a “Global Test Fire” for their upcoming game Splatoon. They were three short hours that would allow gamers (who downloaded the demo and had the availability to do it) the chance to test out the game, its controls, and see what players thought. I was lucky enough […]

Nintendo Gets First Annual Profit Since 2011

by Todd Blackon May 7, 2015
Though still trucking along, Nintendo has had struggles as of late since the arrival of the “Next-Generation” consoles. Despite being powerful and innovative in many ways, the Wii U has not performed to Nintendo’s desires sales wise. The same goes for the 3DS, which hasn’t matched the numbers of it’s predecessor. This has caused Nintendo […]