Square Enix shifting focus to mobile gaming

Square Enix shifting focus to mobile gaming

Square Enix to shift focus from Console to Mobile Square Enix Announced that there’s a 49% increase on profit for this fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 than from the previous fiscal year, an exclusive from Pocket Gamer. Square Enix said that even though they have released fewer Full-length Console games from the previous year, Games for smartphones and MMO’s have made far more favorable progress for their company, Smartphone […]

Reminder: Splatoon Global Testfire Demo Takes Place Tonight from 8-9pm PT

Reminder: Splatoon Global Testfire Demo Takes Place Tonight from 8-9pm PT

“Prepare to dye” Hot off the heels of Nintendo’s Splatoon Direct comes a limited demo for the squid-based shooter. The demo is available to download on the Wii U eShop now, however you’ll have to wait until 8pm PT to actually jump in and play. The demo, or should we say beta, offers the chance to try out online 4 vs. 4 “turf war” battles with players across the globe […]

New Nintendo Membership Service to Use Common User IDs Across All Platforms

New Nintendo Membership Service to Use Common User IDs Across All Platforms

“While we will announce the details of this integrated membership service at a later date, I can share with you at a high level the idea is that the consumer can access multiple devices using one common ID.” -Satoru Iwata, President of Nintendo In its year-end financial results briefing Nintendo revealed new details about the successor to Club Nintendo. Back when the company’s partnership with Japanese mobile developer DeNA was announced […]

Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas, PC’s Excuse For a Zelda Game, Reaches Steam Today

Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas, PC’s Excuse For a Zelda Game, Reaches Steam Today

From Cornfox & Brothers, creators of Death Rally, comes Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas, an unbelievably good action-adventure role-playing game, which is heavily inspired by the Nintendo Classic Zelda franchise. Enemies, gameplay, visuals, bosses, puzzles and boaty activities, are just some of the features that, if it wasn’t clear enough by the trailer already, Oceanhorn doesn’t mind borrowing from most Zelda games.  The game was initially released on mobile devices, but is now currently being […]

What Is The Biggest Nintendo Game For 2015? Zelda Wii U, Star Fox Wii U, or Xenoblade Chronicles X?

What Is The Biggest Nintendo Game For 2015? Zelda Wii U, Star Fox Wii U, or Xenoblade Chronicles X?

The game. THE game. The title that you know is the one that will set the standard for all other games on the system. Even if only until the next game beats that standard, you know what it is. Every console wants to have “that game” every single year. Why? Because it sells consoles as well as the title itself. Recently, PS4 took a hit with the announcement that Uncharted […]

Final Club Nintendo Rewards Update Detailed

Final Club Nintendo Rewards Update Detailed

Nintendo has updated it’s Club Nintendo Rewards catalog for the final time, with both physical and digital goods having been added. On the rewards page, Nintendo warns members wanting to use their coins that the items being made available (listed below) must be selected before June 30th, and that the quantity of select items are limited. The following physical goods are available via Club Nintendo Rewards: Mario & Luigi Greeting […]

PewDiePie Unsatisfied With Nintendo Partnership Program

PewDiePie Unsatisfied With Nintendo Partnership Program

Many YouTubers, including PewDiePie, are unsatisfied with Nintendo’s new partnership program. Nintendo recently announced that they will be starting a new partner program to share the profits made from advertisements with YouTubers, should they register their channel or video’s. Many YouTubers see this as a problem. Not because YouTubers get a share of the money, but because the other share goes to Nintendo. “What Nintendo is missing out on completely,” stated the […]

Club Nintendo Reveals January Rewards

Club Nintendo Reveals January Rewards

Nintendo has updated it’s Club Nintendo service with new rewards members can choose to download. The titles listed below are available for Club Nintendo members to download during the month of January in exchange for Club Nintendo coins. Club Nintendo coins are earned by members who register select Nintendo titles or perform surveys on the services website. The following games are currently available: Super Mario Bros. 2 (Wii U Virtual […]

Nintendo Direct 2015: Wii Games to be Downloadable on Wii U

Nintendo Direct 2015: Wii Games to be Downloadable on Wii U

During Nintendo’s first Nintendo Direct of 2015, Nintendo confirmed that Wii games would be heading to the Wii U eShop as downloadable titles. The first wave of titles announced will all be released throughout the month of January and include the following: Super Mario Galaxy 2 – Available Today Punch Out – Available January 22nd Metroid Prime Trilogy – Available January 29th All of the titles will be available at […]

Nintendo Wii mod enables online multiplayer for local multiplayer games

Nintendo Wii mod enables online multiplayer for local multiplayer games

A remarkably interesting mod for the Nintendo Wii that enables online multiplayer for local multiplayer games (such as New Super Mario Bros. Wii) has surfaced. The mod, which has been tested and confirmed for New Super Mario Bros. Wii, but is reportedly not limited to just that game, works by sending a stream of inputs (such as button presses on a controller). Next, an assigned host dictates RNG (random number generator) and […]