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No Wii U Price or Release Date Info This Year

No Wii U Price or Release Date Info This Year

It seems like, in the wake of the news that PlayStation Vita wont launch in western territories this year, Nintendo is focusing all of their efforts on the 3DS in a bid to take the holiday market. Possibly because of this reason, Satoru Iwata has told said not expect any concrete news on Wii U launch plans this year. Speaking […]

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Iwata Takes Blame for Lack Of Nintendo 3DS Sales, Takes 50% Pay Cut

Dont look so glum, you still get $1m a year!

They do things differently in Japanese business. Although the days may be gone where failure is rewarded with ritual sacrifice, the Nintendo president himself has publicly taken the blame for the lack of 3DS sales, and the subsequent price drop. Although the roughly 30% drop has been heralded as a very good thing by industry analysts and gamers alike, it […]

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Wii U Controller: Still More Questions Than Answers

Wii U Controller: Still More Questions Than Answers

So as many of you know by now, the Wii U will come with one new controller and will focus on robust single player experiences. There has also been confusion about whether or not the Wii U can support more than one of those new controllers, up until recently all indications pointed to the fact that they could not. Yesterday, […]

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Nintendo’s Wii U Will Not Have Blu-Ray Or DVD Playback

Nintendo’s Wii U Will Not Have Blu-Ray Or DVD Playback

This further reinforces my confusion with Nintendo’s strategy for the Wii U. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has confirmed that the Wii U will not support or play either Blu-Ray or DVD’s. The system will use a new (yes another one) high density optical disc that will have 25GB worth of storage. And what was Nintendo’s logic for not including the […]

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