Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: EntertainmentSnowflakes in 3D is not quite what Nintendo has in mind for its white Christmas, but instead, a Nintendo 3DS XL handheld games console in a limited edition “white” colour.
Perhaps poor marketing is holding back Wii U sales for Nintendo. As Spike TV’s GTTV host Geoff Keighley noted on Twitter, a new campaign from Nintendo is using flyers to show just how awesome the Wii U is.
Except, instead of going after console rivals Nintendo decided to aim its attack at its own, older-generation console the Wii.
I hate to say I-told-you-so…
Who am I kidding? I love to say that. But while I’m happy about being correct, I’m sad for Nintendo. I love Nintendo. I really do. And so it pains me to see them in such a state.
But I come bearing gifts. Rather than being the millionth person to advise them to move their games to smartphones, I thought I’d offer another alternative.
I love Nintendo. I love Nintendo. I love Nintendo.
I feel the need to say that over and over again to begin with because this post will inevitably be read by some as some sort of anti-Nintendo screed. I know that because every single time I write anything mildly critical of Nintendo, groups of folks reveal themselves that make Android and iPhone diehards look like placid hippies.
Written by: Mike Bantick | Published in: EntertainmentOvernight Nintendo confirmed the European, and therefore Australian and New Zealand Wii U launch details. Nintendo’s high definition gaming console will hit Antipodean shores in two forms this November.
Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer and the creator of leading game design blog What Games Are. You can follow him on Twitter here.
There are three kinds of articles that regularly get written about Nintendo.
The first article says Nintendo’s hardware business is doomed and talks about how impossible it is becoming for the company to survive in the modern world.
The DSi XL is the supersized hand-held gaming device from Nintendo. Launching next month Nintendo are hoping to grab a whole new demographic under their influence. Today Nintendo Australia announced the DSi XL pricing.