Tag Archives: nintendo

Why Microsoft buying Minecraft is good

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So Microsoft finally announced the purchase of MineCraft developer Mojang, and the world is aghast at what that might mean for the game. People are saying that the price Microsoft paid, 2.5 billion(yeah, with a B) was way too much for a game. I tend to disagree with these thoughts myself, but then again I tend to lean towards Microsoft ...

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Nintendo lags behind on Social Media

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In today’s world, a companies social media presence is oh so very important, So don’t forget to Like us on Facebook, and having a smaller number of likes or followers on Facebook or Twitter can be very damaging when it comes to relatively easy avenues to let your potential customers know about an upcoming product or sale. It would seem that, even as ...

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Wii U gets new slogan, find out why #TheTimeIsNow

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It’s no misconception that Nintendo’s Wii U has had a rough infancy on the market. Nintendo didn’t look like it had a clear vision for what the Wii U was going to be out of the box, and this hurt the system when it was in a very good position on the market to make a huge splash, with no other ...

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Media Create Japan Sales 7/21 – 7/27

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Nintendo is dominating the software and hardware charts again. Software Sales [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke – Level 5 – 180,880 / 1,829,533 [3DS] Yoshi’s News Island – Nintendo – 58,285 / New [WIU] Mario Kart 8 – Nintendo – 18,129 / 560,487 [PSV] Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines # – Sony Computer Entertainment – 17,690 / 111,465 [PSV] Tokyo ...

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Super Smash Land PC Review

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Every once in a while ,someone comes up with an idea for a game. An idea that has been done before, but when it’s done this time, it’s something completely different. That is what Super Smash Land for the PC is. Designed as a ‘demake’ of the original Smash Brothers game, it looks and plays just like you would expect ...

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Media Create Japan Sales 7/14 – 7/20

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This weeks Media Create sales charts from Japan show that Japan is indeed still Nintendoland. Hardware Sales: 3DS LL – 31,192 (55,531) PlayStation Vita – 27,352 (38,907) Wii U – 8,209 (8,658) PlayStation 3 – 7,389 (7,763) PlayStation 4 – 6,456 (7,150) 3DS – 6,185 (6,425) PlayStation Vita TV – 2,249 (1,803) PSP – 556 (779) Xbox 360 – 129 ...

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Media Create Japan Sales 7/7 – 7/13

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Today we take a look at last weeks sales numbers for both hardware and software for the Japanese market. Hardware Sales 3DS LL – 55,531  (21,914) Vita – 38,907  (18,438) Wii U – 8,658  (9,961) PS3 – 7,763 (7,511) PS4 – 7,150 (7876) 3DS – 6,425 (5,424) Vita TV – 1,803 (2,217) PSP – 779 (1,579) Xbox 360 – 140 (180) ...

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Will a staggered release hurt Nintendo?

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That’s the question that immediately game to mind when Nintendo announced that the two versions of their upcoming mega hit, Super Smash Brothers for Wii U and 3DS, would be releasing at separate times.  Could a staggered release of the two versions of the game truly hurt Nintendo and the sales of the latter? Nintendo plans to release the 3DS ...

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Nintendo shutting down Wii & DS Online -Updated-

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While the Wii and DS didn’t exactly have what most would call a robust online experience, it did come with a good few games that had online capabilities. Nintendo has announced, on its website today, that it was going to be shutting down the online component of the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS game systems, along with many of its ...

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