Tag: Nintendo

Pachter: “I don’t know why Iwata is still employed”

Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter has famously not been the most complimentary to Nintendo in the past, and it doesn’t look like he is about to change his ways anytime soon.Pachter, this time, says he does not know why “Iwata is still employed.” GamesIndustry report that Pachter addressed Game Monetization USA Summit attendees, outlining the Wii U’s commercial performance, which he…

Gaming News Wrap [3 Dec 2013]

Good morning. This time we’re back on schedule with the news wrap, but the rest of the world isn’t. Still only a dripfeed of news coming through. Everything should be back to full normality tomorrow. Unless the zombie apocalypse happens. Xbox One A hidden menu on retail units of the Xbox One – which can be accessed via a button…

Gaming News Wrap [22 Nov 2013]

Good morning. It’s a truly wonderful day isn’t it? If you live in one of the 13 Xbox One release countries that is. Otherwise who gives a toss right? Wrong! Kinda. Not really… Hardware An “Emergency Offline Update“ originally touted as an USB alternative to the online day one update required for the Xbox One is not what Microsoft originally claimed it…

Gaming News Wrap [6 Nov 2013]

Good morning. Is it? It will be after you’ve filled it with some brain food known as the Gaming News Wrap. Title update 1.05 for GTA Online is now live and “addresses some residual issues where occasionally people’s vehicles or vehicle modifications were disappearing due to a cloud save failure” as well as other fixes. The GTA$ Stimulus is now…

Gaming News Wrap [25 Oct 2013]

Good morning and welcome to the weekend. Almost. The DualShock 4 controller has dropped pressure sensitive face buttons for digital buttons. The pressure sensitive analogue buttons were found on the DualShock 3 and allowed game designers to assign multiple functions to a button depending on the pressure applied by the player. These were rarely used by designers. [More on VentureBeat] The…