Tag: Nintendo Wii U

Activision throwing the Wii U ‘a bone’

While many developers and publishers are pulling away from the struggling Wii U, Activision is seemingly backing the Nintendo console. Activision last night confirmed that Call of Duty: Ghosts will be released for the Wii U. This is despite Black Ops II previously not doing so well with the console. It doesn’t stop there either, as Activision has announced a…

EA is developing for Wii U but “not anywhere near as many as for PS or Xbox” says EA CFO

It seems EA is backtracking on developing for the Wii U. Last week EA spokesman, Jeff Brown shocked with the news that, “no games were in development for the Wii U.” Now EA’s CFO, Blake Jorgensen is contradicting the early news, claiming that EA is developing games for the Wii U, but that there are bigger plans for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One.…

Morning News Wrap (28 Mar 2013)

TGIF.  Yip. Thank god it’s finished.  The week that is.  It’s an extra long weekend, so stay safe out there.  After you’ve caught up with the gaming news of course. We’ll start off by saying that Battlefield 4 is coming to the PS4 (and the next Xbox).  This is reportedly confirmed by EA even though it was not mentioned during…

Morning News Wrap (25 Mar 2013)

Public holidays and extended long weekends have a way of really throwing out the news reporting and the dinner clock.  We’re famished.  We’ve missed a bit of news and lots of braaaaaaaiiiiiiiinnnnssss.  But news first. The Xbox LIVE Spring (yes, Northern Hemisphere time) Sale kicks off on 26 March.  The first full schedule of items on sale has been announced,…

Nintendo promises “busier release schedule” of Wii U titles and “a few surprises” in coming months

Nintendo has recently come under the spotlight after revealing that the Wii U sales expectations have not performed as expected. In a corporate briefing [as cited by GIBiz] Nintendo president Satoru Iwata confirmed that the Wii U missed sales expectations so far. When asked about any steps Nintendo will adopt to facilitate the situation, Mr Iwata promised a busier release schedule for…

Analyst Claims Playstation 4 Will Launch in October and Xbox 720 in November

MCV are reporting on Baird Equity Research analyst, Colin Sebastian claiming that he believes that the Playstation 4 will launch this October and will be followed by an Xbox 720 in November. Sebastian claims that he has however heard word of “early production issues with Sony’s PS4” that could delay Sony’s plans. MCV note that it was also insinuated last year…

Morning News Wrap (8 Jan 2013)

Wake up sleepy head.  Shake those cobwebs from your head and fill it with braaaaaaiiiiiiiinnnnnssssss – of course – and this little round up of mildly entertaining news from the world of gaming. Everyone’s favourite episodic zombie game (… only one maybe), The Walking Dead by TellTale Games has sold a whopping 8.5 million episodes across its five episodes.  That’s…